The Saxon redefines the ultimate in luxurious African elegance. From the moment you arrive at this magnificent home away from home within its breathtakingly landscaped garden setting, you are enveloped in a world that belies its close proximity to Sandton, Johannesburg’s prestigious business hub. Here time ceases to be relevant. No intrusions, no interruptions, while your every wish is met with discreet service that leaves nothing to be desired. The Saxon Boutique Hotel and Spa in Johannesburg is a luxurious, indulgent travel experience. With 26 rooms, the hotel maintains an exclusive allure. Each room is immaculate in décor and promises high tech entertainment systems. Rich linen and fabrics add to the lush setting of the hotel. Dine over fresh cuisine, presented beautifully and prepared with the talents of skilled chefs. Meats, seafood delicacies, and tasteful produce are dished up with flavors from across the globe. Rejuvenate with a hydrotherapy session at the spa or relax in the hotel's library and take in some literature.
Drenched in warm African sunlight, and luxuriously furnished in the Saxon’s signature African style, the Luxury Rooms exude an atmosphere of elegant tranquillity. Serene in marble and light wood, the décor brings in subtle geometric prints and plush furnishings interspersed with novel Eastern influences and African artefacts.
Enter the magnificent Nelson Mandela Presidential Suite via a glass-enclosed elevator and experience unequalled luxury. The stately African décor of this premier suite is the epitome of the style and elegance for which the Saxon is renowned. There is an entrance and reception area, guest suite, a lounge and dining area, guest bathroom, a seating area and a business area with business desk, complimentary WiFi, international multi plugs and iPod docking station. The majestic main bedroom with its king size four-poster bed dressed with the world’s finest linens, leads to the walk-in dressing room.
The Luxury Suite features a sumptuous and generously proportioned lounge, a dining room and a guest suite. The main bedroom suite features a Jacuzzi bath and steam room. This distinctive signature suite is designed and furnished to meet and exceed the expectations of the most discerning visitors.
The Executive Luxury Rooms provide a sense of quiet retreat, your home away from home. Decorated in contemporary African style, the décor incorporates natural textures such as stone cladding and light and dark woods. Sculptures, paintings and other celebrated pieces of the Saxon art collection line the walls and alcoves. Each room has a quiet seating and dining area and a business desk, complimentary WiFi, international multi plugs and iPod docking station. Every detail is considered to ensure your absolute comfort, including a king size bed dressed with the world’s finest linens, a pillow menu, opulent robe and slippers, and abundant fresh white towels.
The One Bedroom Suites are decorated with an African inspired palette creating a serene ambience of relaxation and tranquillity. Each suite has its own entrance hall, guest bathroom, dining room and lounge opening onto a balcony. The in room dining area incorporates a business desk, complimentary WiFi, international multi plugs and iPod docking station. The suite is equipped with state-of-the-art entertainment systems. The spacious One Bedroom Suite incorporates a king size four-poster bed dressed with the world’s finest linens, a pillow menu and walk-in cupboards.
The restaurant at the Saxon redefines the ultimate destination in fine dining where time stands still and nothing matters except the here and now. It is tastefully decorated with the same understated modern minimalist African elegance that echoes throughout the Saxon. Guests are seated at the tables laid with crisp, fresh linen and invited to savour superb delicacies. The Saxon's world-class chefs ensure that guests are catered for with personalised cuisine that is prepared and presented to perfection with minute attention paid to every detail. Every morning starts with a breakfast buffet offering a colourful, appealing array of delicious fruit and seasonal berries served fresh as well as made into compôtes and coulis. The luncheon and dinner menus are changed seasonally.
The Saxon redefines the ultimate escape from life with the exquisite Spa and Studio, a peaceful retreat where you can unwind and enjoy the tranquil ambience and quiet, discreet service, from the privacy of the treatment gazebos to the various relaxation areas. This is the pièce de resistance, a world-class Resort Spa that has been designed with the most up-to-date equipment and beauty, health and wellness treatments, from a bouquet of hydrotherapies to the innovative Rasul Chamber. The Signature Sound Therapy uses gongs, cymbals, singing bowls and bells, offering a holistic experience that incorporates colour therapy for enhanced effectiveness and total relaxation. Guests will never be at a loss for something interesting to do, see or read. The well-stocked library, with its interesting décor of traditional African weaponry and artifacts, offers a quiet area in which to browse and relax.