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Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The Husband and Wife combination , of John Thacker's building and Anna Thacker's creative and imaginative artistic decorating skills, beautiful gardens and very high standards, made Fairlawn's a dream destination Thoroughly enjoyed my numerous stays there Reminds me of the great houses of Europe The staff were always friendly and helpful and the individually decorated rooms amazing I applaud them...

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you kindly for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your kind comments about our high standards and friendly staff was greatly appreciated, and I will be sure to share your review with the Team. As a five star establishment, we strive for more and value your feedback. We look forward to an opportunity to...

Ridgefield, Connecticut
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I had a room suite as everyone I believe does. The setting is marvelous, the room spacious +++ and even the food is above average. But here is what you need to know... The internet is challenging, if at all. On 2 nights I had no internet. The remaining nights the speed was unacceptable. The electricity goes out every night....even...

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your kind comments regarding our spacious suites, above average food and marvelous setting was appreciated and will be shared with the team. It is with great sadness that I acknowledge your remarks about our Laundry service, Internet connectivity (we have upgraded our Wifi connectivity recently and...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Very Beautiful facility and well maintained with excellent service attended a business conference but was very impressed with the facility. well maintained, clean and makes you feel like you're in another place instead of just being in the city. impressed enough to want to go back there for a weekend stay.

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your kind comments about our beautiful facilities and excellent service was greatly appreciated and will be shared with the team. Your feedback is of the utmost importance to us, as it allows us to recognize and reward excellence and improve our standards where required. We look...

midstream
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Wow. Who would have imagined this gem in the heart of Sandton? Gorgeous gardens. Lovely rooms. Excellent food and service and a top notch spa. I loved every second and the one night at Fairlawns felt like a week of holiday. Now that I know this place exists I will be back. Girly spa days sipping champagne or romantic getaways....

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your kind comments about our gorgeous gardens, excellent food and top notch spa was much appreciated and will be shared with my Team. As a 5 star establishment, we strive for more and appreciate your feedback. We look forward to an opportunity to welcome you back...

Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

I begin Saying thai I enjoied my resta for 7 nights but considering it is supposed to be a 5 stars hotel , I need to say something about improvements required. The permisis is very beautyful surrounded by green and nature. The suites are wide and welcoming but they need Some additional maintenace: corners are dirty and need to be...

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your kind comments about our beautiful grounds and fantastic restaurant was much appreciated, and will be shared with my team. It is with great sadness that we acknowledge your comments about the maintenance issues, mini bar and the suggested improvements. I would like to use this...

Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Neatly secluded and and upmarket venue in 5he heart of Sandton. Easy access off the highway this exclusive venue is great for top profile private meetings and events. Service and food great and excellent secluded venue

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your wonderful comments about the service you received and great food you enjoyed was much appreciated and will be shared with the Team. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel. Kind Regards Michael Kewley Managing Director

Leeds, England.
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I stayed at The Fairlawns from January 26th to February 9th whilst on a business trip to Johannesburg. Not only my first visit to the hotel but also South Africa. Throughout the 14 night stay I received excellent service from all areas of the hotel and all in wonderful surroundings. The staff from front desk through duty managers, waiters, waitresses...

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your wonderful remarks about our helpful and friendly staff was greatly appreciated. We consider our Hotel to be a peaceful haven to return to after a long day in the office, and therefore thrilled to know that we have met and exceeded your expectations in that...

Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2016

This is one of the most elegant hotels / resorts we have enjoyed anywhere . A beautifully designed & comfortable facility , with a number of different manors in which to stay . The only reason for not giving the hotel a 5-Star rating is because of some minor room service issues and a restaurant badly in need of staff...

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you kindly for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your kind comments about our professional and helpful front desk staff and competent Spa staff was much appreciated, and will be shared with the team. It is with great sadness however that we acknowledge your comments about the service you received in the Restaurant. A...

Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

After having a choice of venues and always keen to try Fairlawns, we are booked to go to tomorrow for an overnight stay for Valentines. However I will write a review after the experience in the hope we are not disappointed as things have not had a positive start for the following reasons: 1. The reservation manager was so tardy...

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is with great sadness that we acknowledge your comments with regards to the way your reservation was handled. This is not considered our standard, and I believe that Senior Management will be in touch with you to discuss. As a five star establishment we strive to improve...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 January 2016

I have found my new place to stay in Johannesburg in the lush garden setting of the Fairlawns Hotel. Once inside the gate, it was green lawns, fragrant flowers, tall trees, singing birds, and palatial buildings. Everything was well-appointed and I had a tough time thinking of anything I would have needed that they didn't already anticipate and offer. There...

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Michael_Kewley1, General Manager at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. Your kind comments about our Hotel was much appreciated, and will be shared with the team. We strive to exceed expectations and therefore thrilled to know that we have met and exceeded your expectations. We value your feedback, and hope you will have an opportunity in...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa is a unique and exclusive five-star sanctuary for today's business or leisure traveller. Conveniently situated in the Sandton suburb of Morningside Manor, major business hubs and shopping centers are a mere 4km away. The 40 luxurious suites are each individually decorated to the highest world standards with the Presidential Suite playing host to many local and international celebrities. Also on offer, is the popular Villa Residence (2 rooms, Lounge, Dining Room and private pool), perfect for families. A sought after conference centre, fully equipped gym, Balinese spa and superb a la carte restaurant complete the full range of guest services. In addition, the hotel offers complimentary transfers to the Sandton Shopping District. Airport transfers and transfers to other areas can be arranged at an additional cost. Golfers will not be disappointed as Fairlawns has an arrangement with the nearby Johannesburg Country Club, which offers two world-class golf courses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa

Address: 1 Alma Road | (Off Bowling Avenue), Sandton 2090, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Sandton
Price Range: $315 - $761 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
The Fairlawns Boutique Hotel And Spa
The Fairlawns Boutique Hotel Sandton
Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa Sandton, Greater Johannesburg
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
#4 Business Hotel in Sandton
#5 Spa Hotel in Sandton
#10 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
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