Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa
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Member since: 19 May 2006
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Situated in Sandhurst, Johannesburg’s finest address, the Saxon has a notable history within South African culture. A historic landmark within the notable past. A heritage we are proud of. Bespoke services, signature amenities and local flair epitomise this metropolitan hotel.
The hotel offers the luxury of tailored experiences, while the villas offer serene seclusion. It is richly authentic, with the interiors carefully curated with local artefacts. Set within the expansive gardens, with the infinity pool as a focal point, the grounds of the hotel stretch out to distant views. Our esteemed guests can enjoy the commitment to service excellence from our Saxon butlers. Memorable gatherings can be celebrated in the elegance of the light interiors. This iconic landmark tells a story of immersive experiences of fine dining, holistic spa journeys and art appreciation.
Enjoy the immersive, tailored experiences of our metropolitan hotel, whether it is the classic luxury of the suites in the main hotel, or a retreat to the intimate seclusion of our private villa suites. Enter a haven of tranquillity in the elegantly furnished Luxury Suites, and enjoy sweeping views of the hotel’s gardens and infinity pool.
The Saxon’s celebrated chefs have created the dining offerings of Qunu, the Terrace and the fine dining restaurant, Grei. The hotel’s herb and vegetable garden inspires the innovative culinary journey, as the chefs set out to spoil our guests daily with hand-picked ingredients and seasonal dishes.
The serenity of the Saxon Spa offers holistic disciplines of a spa journey, giving our guests time to rediscover a healthy and discerning lifestyle. The Saxon is a distinctive destination for discerning travellers seeking a truly African adventure. Experience our country at its most exceptional. OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is a 45-minute drive from the Saxon, and Lanseria Airport is 40 minutes away. The Gautrain Rapid Rail system offers convenient transportation from OR Tambo International Airport to Sandton within 14 minutes.
Step into the Saxon Spa, an oasis nestled in its unique surroundings. Cascading water features, a signature fireplace and influences of copper and Himalayan salts set the backdrop for a restful journey. This metropolitan spa offers holistic disciplines of a spa journey, giving our guests time to rediscover a healthy and discerning lifestyle.
Tucked next to our tranquil Koi pond at the Saxon Hotel, our Saxon Fitness Centre is available 24 hours a day to maintain your health and fitness routine. The Fitness Centre offers state-of-the-art equipment, and our resident exercise science practitioner is available for one-on-one sessions, which can be arranged at your convenience.
Join us on a culinary adventure of sublime dishes reflecting our deep-rooted culture at one of our restaurants. Our organic herb and vegetable garden inspires the seasonal plates. Let our celebrated chefs take you on an experiential journey of authentic local flavours.
The Terrace is set within the heart of the Saxon, a superb setting for any social gathering. Soak up the idyllic climate of balmy summer evenings and sunfilled winter days while taking in the serene surrounds.
Decorated in a darkly elegant style, the Olive Bar is a glamorous landmark set within the distinctive heart of the Saxon. It provides the perfect setting to unwind over some pre-dinner drinks before moving on to Qunu or Grei.
Experience locally inspired culinary delight with Qunu’s bold flavours, homegrown seasonal ingredients and honest approach to cuisine. Complement your favourite dish with the perfect wine, recommended to you by our expert sommeliers. Our Executive Chef Jane-Therese Mulry developed the VegVegan concept to offer our vegetarian and vegan guests a personalised culinary experience.
Grei at the Saxon invites you to replace rush with serenity, and immerse yourself in a multi-sensory cuisine journey created by Head Chef Candice Philip. Inspired by the beautiful sophistication of simplicity, the menu is succulent and textural, with herbaceous and natural themes.
Get inspired by a legacy of luxury and experience the refined ritual of an after-dinner cigar and malt in our intimate Cigar Lounge. Our cigar selection presents a wide range of different
sizes and flavours for the enjoyment of our guests.
Our sommeliers’ deep knowledge of wines enhances our guests’ culinary journey, pairing their dishes with perfectly suited wines. The Saxon Wine Cellars are ideal for hosting iconic dinners and wine tastings. The historical ambience of these rustic spaces offer an exclusive setting for a memorable, intimate dining experience.
HERB AND VEGETABLE GARDEN:
The hotel’s herb and vegetable garden, Sarapana, inspires the innovative culinary journey, as the chefs set out to spoil our guests daily with hand-picked ingredients and seasonal dishes.
Breakfast is included in your tariff, and is served in Qunu Restaurant or in the privacy of your suite.
End off a busy week with the leisurely Sunday brunch for which the Saxon is well known. Indulge in quality time with friends and family while enjoying the delicious spread in Qunu.
MORNING AND AFTERNOON TEA:
Grand hotels around the world offer this elegant ritual. The Saxon’s morning and afternoon tea treats guests to a selection of the finest local and imported teas and carefully handcrafted delicacies, prepared by our talented pastry chefs. Indulge in the Saxon’s signature five-star service as you take the time out to treat yourself, relax and unwind.
IN ROOM DINING:
For the convenience of our guests, our extensive In Room Dining menu is available 24 hours a day.
The Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa provides an ideal setting for any bespoke gathering, be it social or business-based. Experience our signature standard of unrivalled service. Every detail is carefully considered, from the quality of the cuisine to the finer points of our
warm hospitality. The Convention Lounge, which offers access to the main Saxon porte-cochère, is a spacious venue that is superb for hosting large receptions, presentations and
cocktail functions. It is fully equipped with cutting-edge technology, including full HD projector and screen, for high quality presentations.
The perfect venue for private dinners, small business meetings, presentations or standing cocktail functions, the Dining Library houses a collection of books and art and has a private outside terrace.
The tiered Auditorium is fully equipped with cuttingedge technology, including full HD projector and screen, for high quality presentations.
The Conference Room and Executive Boardroom are fully equipped with the latest technology for first class presentations.
The Red Wine Cellar exudes a distinctive ambience and can be reserved for private functions or dinner parties with the finest silver-service and vintage wines from the world’s most renowned estates. The White Wine Cellar can also be reserved for private functions
or dinner parties.
The Saxon Luxury Villas can be booked for a social occasion, giving your guests the opportunity of staying over and enjoying the luxurious accommodation and renowned Saxon hospitality in the Villa Luxury Suites. The Saxon Luxury Villas each has its own lounge and
dining room, with seating for up to 18 people and seamless technology to offer our guests a successful event. The full seating and breakfast area and bar lead out to the private plunge pool on the terrace overlooking the gardens.
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About the Host
Member since: 19 May 2006
About the Host
Member since: 19 May 2006
Nearby Attractions & Landmarks
Northgate Dome, Johannesburg Zoo, Montecasino, Sandton City, Hillbrow Tower, Bensusan Photographic Museum, Liliesleaf Farm, Enoch Sontonga Memorial Park, Nelson Mandela Square, SAB World of Beer, Satyagraha House, Moyo Restaurants, Newtown Cultural Precinct, Nelson Mandela Bridge, Constitution Hill, Brenthurst Gardens, Johannesburg Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, Radium Beer Hall, Oriental Plaza, The Bag Factory, Standard Bank Gallery, ABSA Art Gallery, MuseuMAfricA