The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa

Located in the exclusive Johannesburg suburb of Sandhurst, this boutique hotel is African elegance at its very best.

The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa

Hotel Description

The award-winning Saxon Hotel overlooks magnificent gardens and is close to the upscale Sandton, Hyde Park and Rosebank districts.

This hotel has played its own role in South African history when it became the home for Nelson Mandela after he was released from prison and it‘s where he wrote his biography, "The Long Walk to Freedom".

The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa

This five-star retreat is elegantly styled and features wonderful examples of African art and guests will experience personal attentive service whilst staying in this beautiful property. Surrounded by six acres of immaculately landscaped gardens, The Saxon has a boutique shop, piano lounge, library, two restaurants and an outdoor swimming pool.

This world-class Saxon Spa has been designed with the most up-to-date equipment and offers a range of beauty, health and wellness treatments.


  • Babysitting
  • Beauty Services
  • Gym
  • Hammam
  • In-room Dining
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Laundry & Dry Cleaning
  • Library
  • Luxury Spa
  • Massage
  • Minibar
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Tennis
  • Wi-Fi

Holiday Type(s)

  • Ultra Luxury Holidays
  • Luxury Holidays for Couples
  • Boutique Holidays


Room Types

Services and amenities include fine linens, bathrobes, slippers, turn down service, complimentary high speed Wi-Fi, TV & DVD player, in-suite entertainment, 24-hour butler service, minibar and snacks.
Three stand-alone villas are also available at the resort. Please contact us for full details.


Suites are light and airy and feature African art plus have bay windows with views of the garden or pool area. The separate bathroom has an oversized bath and walk-in shower.

80 sq m

Villa Luxury Suites

A home away from home, Villa Luxury Suites enjoy a quiet setting and have a seating area, dining area, business desk, and separate bathroom. A private deck leads out into the landscaped gardens. Interconnecting suites are available.

80 sq m

Villa Presidential Suites

Large, modern suites with a contemporary African style. Each has a king-size four-poster bed, separate bathroom with free-standing bath and walk-in stone clad shower, butler's kitchen, dedicated butler service, guest bathroom and separate lounge and dining area.

Each suite has a private balcony overlooking the gardens plus access to the terrace and plunge pool.

200 sq m

Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite

This exceptional suite is accessed via a glass-enclosed elevator and offers a reception area, guests suite, lounge and dining area, guest bathroom, seating area, business area with desk, state-of-the-art entertainment system, main bedroom with king-size four poster bed, lavish bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, walk-in shower and private steam room.

This suite has the best views of the estate and overlooks the infinity pool, terrace and gardens.

400 sq m


Qunu: Dine indoors or on the terrace of this chic restaurant which serves an innovative menu featuring bold flavours, fresh fish, quality meats and handpicked seasonal ingredients.

The Terrace: A peaceful dawn to dusk setting where you can sit back and take in the sights and sounds and enjoy a drink or leisurely lunch.

The hotel has an extensive wine cellar offering vintage wine from some of the world’s most renowned estates.

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