Information > Luxury Boutique Hotels > The Sazon, Johannusburg,
South Africa > 28 Bedrooms > Grade: Diamond
Saxon Boutique Hotel and Spa is located among the tree-lined
Avenues of the Sandhurst suburb of Johannesburg, within the
vibrant Sandton business district. The Saxon’s decor
is thematically African incorporating handcrafted ethnic art
and artefacts, while the imposing entrance foyer is centred
around two converging sweeping staircases and a glass dome
illuminating the reception area. This radiates out to the
piano lounge, smoking library and dining room.
Accommodation comprises twenty-four open-plan
Egoli suites decorated with African artwork and latticed
shuttered bay windows, mostly overlooking the garden or
pool. Three presidential suites each have a separate entrance
hall, four-poster bed, lounge and dining areas, while the
superior Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite is appointed to the
highest standards and extremely spacious with a jacuzzi
and steam room. Surround-sound state-of-the-art audio-visual
entertainment is provided with wide screen televisions as
complemented by business oriented technology.
rear of the six-acres of landscaped gardens that feature
a koi pond terrace, is a large 920-square metre heated swimming
infinity pool, with atmospheric underwater piped music.
is also garden yoga, a fully-equipped gymnasium and cinema
and conference facilities. Oh and not to forget the Essense
Skin and Body Salon providing holistic health care and Dermalogica
products-based grooming treatments.
Fine dining of personalised chef-prepared dishes specialising
in African game and seafood are paired with wines selected
from a comprehensive and distinguished cellar collection.
Other facilities include the Olive Bar for cocktails
leading off the pool terrace and private party dining
library. The gallery of wines forming the upper floor
of the restaurant is an effective and novel display.
The Saxon Hotel and Spa is a member of The Small Leading
Hotels of the World group and its awards include being
voted among the 100 Top City Spas of the World by Tatler
UK in 2007. The hotel also has the distinction of being
the home of former South African president Nelson Mandela
upon his prison release when he edited his autobiographical
‘Long Walk to Freedom.’
boasts twenty-six suites of various sizes. All suites
incorporate a strong element of African art, latticed
shutters covering large bay windows, looking onto the
tranquil gardens or pool area. Each suite features large
screen televisions, VCR and DVD player with surrounding
sound systems. Workstations fitted with multi telephone,
fax and ISDN lines, provide each guest with an incomparable
experience in business-orientated hospitality.
The four presidential suites feature
a separate lounge and dining area. The spectacular Mandela
and Mbeki platinum suites consist of 500 square metres
of unadulterated luxury. There are two bedrooms, each
with an en-suite bathroom, a reception area, lounge,
dining room, bar and butler's kitchen with a private
elevator - a set up worthy of the most discerning traveller.
& Koi Terrace
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