The Saxon Boutique Hotel, Villas & Spa offers elegant luxury in stunning surroundings distinguished by a tasteful South African aesthetic. Prior to its reopening in June 2000, the all-suite hotel was the personal residence of insurance magnate Douw Steyn and hosted Nelson Mandela during the preparation of his autobiography.
Why Choose Saxon Boutique Hotel, Villas and Spa
The ten-acre property, set amidst landscaped gardens, welcomes guests with a hotel entrance featuring contemporary African decor that provides an eye-catching backdrop to a towering spiral staircase that winds around a gleaming glass dome.
Accommodations at Saxon Boutique Hotel, Villas and Spa
The Saxon Boutique Hotel, Villas & Spa’s origins as a private estate are discernible in its current guest accommodations. The smallest of the oversized suites is a roomy 861 square feet (80 square meters). Each of the 24 suites houses artworks and artifacts created in South Africa, a nod to ancient culture that offsets contemporary amenities such as big-screen televisions with DVD players and surround sound. Large bay windows offer idyllic pool and garden views
Dining at Saxon Boutique Hotel, Villas and Spa
The Saxon Restaurant features an intimate atmosphere in which world-class chefs create award-winning delicacies that combine contemporary international fare with African influences. Kosher diets can be accommodated. The restaurant’s voluminous collection of wines can be viewed in a loft above the main dining room, and wine lovers can sample vintages and nibble on hors d’oeuvres in the Wine Tasting Cellar before dinner. Alfresco dining is available at Terrace.
Activities at Saxon Boutique Hotel, Villas and Spa
Saxon Spa and Studio, built in 2006, occupies its own 880-square-meter facility, in which wet and dry treatments are complemented by innovative spa offerings such as chromatherapy and sound therapy.
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Address: 36 Saxon Road, Sandton 2196, South Africa