in the exclusive Sandhurst suburb of Sandton, Saxon makes a
word class statement of ethnic African elegance, combined with personalised attention to
detail. Saxon has always been a place of welcome. First as a home, now a home away from
home. With its roots in the heart of Gauteng, it has drawn the warmth of the city that
bred it from the world it has won its refinement and ease.
welcoming entrance with stately staircase sweeps around a central glass dome, permitting
natural light to blend with and enhance the contemporary African decor and handcrafted
ethnic art effects. Leading off this area is a boutique shop, piano lounge, smoking
library and the dining room. Set in six acres of lush landscape gardens, Saxon has been
designed to capture and embrace its natural environment. One of the design themes is the
extensive use of water. The central point of the water theme is the magnificent nine
hundred and twenty square metre swimming pool.
Saxon boasts twenty-six suites of various sizes. All suites incorporate a
strong element of African art, latticed shutters covering large bay windows, looking onto
the tranquil gardens or pool area. Each suite features large screen televisions, VCR and
DVD player with surrounding sound systems. Workstations fitted with multi telephone, fax
and ISDN lines, provides each guest an incomparable experience in business-orientated
The four presidential suites feature a separate lounge and
dining area. The spectacular Mandela and Mbeki platinum suites consist of 500 square
metres of unadulterated luxury. There are two bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom, a
reception area, lounge, dining room, bar and butler's kitchen with a private elevator - a
set up worthy of the most discerning traveller.
Despite being embedded in the city of gold, a place most
known for it's frenetic pace and mining town mentality, there lies a scenic jewel
surrounded by lush landscape gardens called Saxon. With it's extensive use of water, it
naturally lends itself as a reprieve from the daily stresses of major corporate deals and
the hectic pace of city living.
The ambience of the dining room offers a homely
atmosphere, boasting an exclusive and unique wine display. A brigade of world class chefs
ensures personalised cuisine, catering for our well travelled guests. The cocktail bar
leads off the expansive pool terrace, koi pond and outdoor heated pool. The health centre
includes an elaborately equipped fully supervised gymnasium, Clarins beauty salon and
steam rooms. Revitalising massages can be taken under the shaded gazebos next to the pool,
or in the privacy of your suite.