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.
About this Destination
Located in Johannesburg, 4.2 km from Johannesburg Stadium, The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf provides accommodation with a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. With free WiFi, this 5-star hotel has a bar and a shared lounge. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, room service and currency exchange for guests.
Sandton City Mall is 10 km from The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf, while Gold Reef City Casino is 13 km away.
South Africa has been famously referred to as the rainbow nation because it is made up of so many diverse cultures and religions. Contained within South Africa's borders are Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Tswana, Ndebele, Khoisan, Hindu, Muslim, and Afrikaner people to name but a few.
32% of Johannesburg residents speak Nguni languages at home, 24% speak Sotho languages, 18% speak English, 7% speak Afrikaans and 6% speak Tshivenda. 29% of adults have graduated from high school.
If you are traveling to Johannesburg, you will need to exchange your currency for the South African Rand, however the hotel offers currency exchange for guests.
Weather and Climate
Johannesburg has a hot summer (Nov–Mar) and a mild, drier winter (May–Sep). The peak travel times are Mar–May and Oct–Dec.