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The most luxurious hotel in Johannesburg

At the heart of the City of Gold, beneath the warm sunshine in the opulent, tree-lined suburb of Sandhurst, lies the enchanting Saxon Hotel. A uniquely perfect blend of rich cultural history and contemporary five-star service, the Saxon is situated on ten acres of magnificent indigenous gardens, providing a private and peaceful retreat like no other.

Our philosophy

The Saxon is committed to a comprehensive green efficiency programme. We support our local cultural heritage, training and developing our team and supporting our community.

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Art Collection

The Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa is a highly respected patron of the arts with an inspired vision of the creative arts.

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Facilities and Services

The Saxon is the most exclusive private retreat - your home for the duration of your time spent with us. Find out more about our facilities.

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Our Awards

The Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa has won numerous prestigious international awards over the years.

Work with us

We believe in the people who make up the Saxon team, individuals whose values, morals and attributes mirror those of the hotel. We believe in finding colleagues that are passionate about what they do, and who offer the service that our valued guests deserve.

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Leader's Club

We are honored to be a part of the Leaders Club Programme, setting the gold standard for luxury hospitality worldwide. We invite you to join us and discover the exceptional experiences that await at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa. Whether you're here for business or leisure, our commitment to excellence ensures that your every need is met with grace, elegance, and the highest level of service. Uncover a world of luxury, tailored to your desires, as a Leaders Club member. Your journey to unparalleled opulence starts here.

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Our affiliates

The Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa is proud to be associated with the following prestigious affiliates.


Discover our sister brand, Shambala

Extend your visit to Africa with the experience of a lifetime and journey by road or by air to Shambala Private Game Reserve. Shambala is situated in the Limpopo Province.

explore the Saxon

The Saxon is emboldened by luxury, masterfully designed, staffed and operated in the most desirable residential area in Johannesburg.


Choose to stay in one of the luxuriously elegant suites in the main Hotel, or you may prefer the exclusivity of the more private Villa suites.

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Itineraries & packages
Itineraries & packages

At the Saxon we create our own standards. Let us tailor make your next stay.

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