Saxon Hotel Johannesburg


Located in the exclusive Johannesburg district Sandhurst, the Five Star luxury hotel Saxon offers original African elegance in combination with individual style. Set at the heart of blooming gardens, the Saxon is one of Johannesburg’s finest hotels.


The elegant hotel came to fame through the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela, who wrote his autobiography “Long Walk to Freedom” at the Saxon.


The impressive stairway that dominates the entrance hall runs around a central glass read more » dome that allows natural daylight to come in. It is a fine example of how modern design can be harmoniously combined with African artwork.


The sweeping stairway leads to a gracious boutique shop, a stylish piano-lounge the restaurant as well as one of the Saxon Hotel's finest suites.


The luxury hotel is a quiet place, despite the location at the centre of Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest city. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens and matches the natural environment perfectly.


The hotel designer's particular interest was the element water – the result is a beautifully set swimming pool with a total of size of spectacular 920 square metres.


The hotel complex offers everything to make your stay as enjoyable as possible, it even features its own cinema. A nearby shopping centre is an additional convenience.


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The celebrated 26 Saxon suites are characterised by tasteful African art as well as the exceedingly large windows overlooking the beautiful pool and the lush gardens.


Every suite has its own big-screen read more » TV, a VCR and DVD-player with a modern sound system, workstation with ISDN-access as well as a telephone and fax. Those travelling on business thus enjoy all the necessary tools to attend to their job-related obligations.


Needless to say, that the suite features a state-of-the-art air-conditioning system, a heater, safe, mini bar, shower bathtub and a hairdryer.


The 26 individual suites are divided into 20 Egoli Suites, four Presidential Suites and two Platinum Suites, named Mandela and Mbeki, each more than 500 square metres large.


Both have their own entrance hall, living room, dining room, bar, butler-kitchen, a private elevator and two bedrooms, each with their own bathrooms. They are the most exclusive and expensive suites you will find in the entire city and are the ultimate in fine comforts and sophisticated luxury.


The restaurant's elegant atmosphere will let you settle in and feel comfortable in no time. Even the most travel-experienced guests appreciate the excellent cuisine prepared by chefs of worldwide fame.


The sommeliers and waitresses take pride in caring for you and provide an absolutely impeccable service.


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The Saxon Hotel's Spa and Wellness Centre is an oasis of peace and quiet, a place of refuge, to get away from the stress of everyday life. The Spa's centrepiece is a wonderfully designed, large swimming read more » pool.


Relax at the Clarins Beauty Parlor or the steam bath and allow yourself to be pampered from tip to toe. Treat yourself to a soothing massage, maybe next to the pool, at the shady garden house or in the privacy of your suite.


Different kinds of massages are offered, for example a lymph-massage, Swedish massage and Shiatsu. On your request, the hotel's chefs will create a menu and prepare dishes that match the spa's treatments.


The Saxon also features two meeting rooms for five to ten people and a bigger auditorium for up to 30 people - the perfect facilities for those travelling on business.


A soundproof lecture hall offers state of the art technology with a large screen, phone, fax, video conference technology, overhead-projection, laptop, flip chart and a high-resolution projector system as well as a 72" plasma smart-screen display system.


Further facilities of the lecture hall are a VHS, DVD, XGA-data, laserdisc and, of course, microphones. A cocktail lounge that accommodates up to 60 people caters at your business event.


The highly comfortable cinema at the Saxon Hotel is not only the younger guests' favourite. The program changes on a daily basis and it presents a wonderful option to relax after a long day spent out and about.


There are a several golf courts that are situated very close to the hotel. While the gentlemen might opt to improve their handicap, the ladies might be interested in strolling through the classy Sandton Shopping Mall.


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