The Saxon

In the vibrant heart of the City of Gold, under the warm sunshine, within the lush, tree-lined suburb of Sandhurst, you’ll find the enchanting Saxon Hotel. 

Rich cultural heritage meets modern five-star hospitality

The Saxon is a luxury hotel located in Johannesburg, South Africa. The hotel is known for its opulent decor, excellent customer service, and high-end amenities. The Saxon is located in a residential neighbourhood in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg, about 30 minutes from the city centre. The Saxon provides a tranquil escape from the outside world, offering panoramic views over indigenous gardens towards the city skyline.

The hotel features a total of 54 suites and villas, each of which is individually decorated with African art and artefacts. The suites are spacious and well-appointed, with features such as private balconies, marble bathrooms, and state-of-the-art audio-visual systems. The Saxon also has a number of luxury villas, which are ideal for families or groups traveling together. Each Villa has its own private terrace and heated plunge pool and two of the Villas also have a private spa suite. The three Villas add an additional 29 suites to the existing 25 suites. 

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, the most luxurious hotel in Johannesburg. 


Johannesburg, South Africa


Exceptional fine dining and opulent spa facilities.
Private villas with plunge pools

No of Rooms

54 suites.

Style of accommodation

Classic and opulent designed hotel suites.

Child Policy

Children of all ages are welcome.


  • Varies based on room package.


  • Varies based on room package.

One of the main attractions of The Saxon is its world-class spa, which offers a range of treatments using natural African ingredients. The spa also has a fitness centre and a yoga studio, as well as a beautiful outdoor pool. 

In addition to its excellent facilities, The Saxon is also known for its commitment to sustainability. The hotel has several initiatives in place to reduce its environmental impact, such as a recycling program and the use of solar energy. The Saxon is also involved in a few community development projects, including supporting local schools and providing employment opportunities for members of the surrounding community.

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