Saxon Boutique Hotel

premier Camp | Johannesburg, South Africa

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The Saxon Boutique Hotel invites you into an exclusive world far removed from the intense pace of Johannesburg. Tucked away on six acres of lushly landscaped gardens on a quiet tree-lined avenue in the exclusive suburb of Sandton, the Saxon exudes ethnic African elegance, combined with personalized attention to detail.

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Our Expert Says

A wonderful place to spend a night or a few days in Johannesburg. Tucked away from the bustle of the big city but close enough to experience all that Johaneesburg has to offer, the Saxon Boutique Hotel is a great accommodation.

– Megan Bryant

Photo: The Hotel

The Hotel

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Number of Rooms: 53

Nelson Mandela chose the serene surroundings of the Saxon’s site to edit his bestselling autobiography A Long Walk to Freedom. Originally designed in 1990 as a private residence for one of South Africa’s leading captains, the Saxon is now an exclusive all-suite luxury hotel, with panoramic views across the gardens to Johannesburg’s skyline beyond. Each spacious room has high ceilings and is elegantly appointed with a strong nod to traditional African art. A spectacular infinity pool and surrounding terraces beckon guests to pure relaxation, while three additional pools at the private villas allow even more space and seclusion. The luxurious Saxon Spa and Studio offer a full selection of fitness equipment and wellness treatments to soothe and rejuvenate the weary traveler. The on-site restaurant serves outstanding world cuisine, while a resident pianist adds to the atmosphere. Alternatively, guests may indulge in private dining on the patio, in an exclusive dining room or even in the wine cellar.

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Photo: Facilities & Amenities

Facilities & Amenities

  • En suite bathroom with tub and shower
  • Shampoo, soap and lotion
  • Hair dryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Tea/coffee in room
  • Satellite television/ DVD
  • 220v charging outlets in room
  • In-room safe
  • Central pool
  • Spa (extra cost)
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Room service
  • Wi-Fi in room and main area
  • Laundry (extra cost)
  • Credit cards accepted

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Wildlife Viewing & Activities

Johannesburg offers direct access to all of South Africa’s most wildlife-rich game reserves and national parks, as well as most of Southern Africa’s best wildlife viewing destinations.

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Month Max Min Rainfall
January 77° F 60° F 4.9 in
25° C 15° C 124 mm
February 75° F 59° F 3.8 in
23° C 15° C 97 mm
March 74° F 58° F 3.3 in
23° C 14° C 84 mm
April 69° F 53° F 2.1 in
20° C 11° C 53 mm
May 66° F 48° F 0.7 in
18° C 8° C 18 mm
June 60° F 42° F 0.3 in
15° C 5° C 8 mm
July 61° F 42° F 0.2 in
16° C 5° C 5 mm
August 65° F 46° F 0.2 in
18° C 7° C 5 mm
September 71° F 51° F 1.1 in
21° C 10° C 28 mm
October 73° F 54° F 2.9 in
22° C 12° C 74 mm
November 74° F 56° F 4.7 in
23° C 13° C 119 mm
December 76° F 59° F 4.3 in
24° C 15° C 109 mm

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