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Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa

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Johannesburg, Michigan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked a High Tea Hubby loved his experience as a full on meat eater. Myself on the other hand specially mentioned I am vegetarian (a month in advance to my booking), I was told the kitchen was notified. Only to my disappointment that I had to reconfirm on the day that I'm vegetarian and ask what they can accommodate me...

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

this hotel is absolutely beautiful. The rooms are large and lovely. the public rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated. the food in the restaurant is exceptional. Hotel food can sometimes be only okay. Even serving a large number was no problem. the only downside to the hotel was the fact that some of the wait staff were less than friendly...

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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. As a five star establishment, we strive for more and therefore thrilled to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is with great sadness that we acknowledge your remarks about the wait staff, and would like to assure you that this will be addressed....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fairlawns Boutique Hotel is truly an exceptional hotel. My wife and I travel regularly, both domestically and internationally, and we prefer boutique hotels to the large corporate hotels (even the best of them), but boutique hotels can at times be hit or miss. The Fairlawns Boutique Hotel hits an absolute bull's eye; it's the best hotel we have ever...

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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 feedback was appreciated will be shared with the team. As a five star establishment we strive for more and value your feedback as it allows us to reward excellence and improve our standards. We look forward to an opportunity to welcome you back to...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An truly awesome paradise away from all the sights and smells of a major city. Not close to anything and when driving there it will feel like you are heading into nowhere. Great place and lovely staff that really looked after you.

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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. Your wonderful comments about our great staff that looked after you was much appreciated, and will be shared with the team. We are thrilled to know that we have met and exceeded your expectations, and look forward to an opportunity to welcome you back to our Sanctuary in...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a diamond of a restaurant. The decor was beautiful and classic. The food was spectacular and presented like a 5 star restaurant. I had scallops and it was cooked to perfection. Beautiful surroundings with well maintained gardens. Lovely day!

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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 review of our flagship Restaurant, Amuse-Bouche Food & Wine was greatly appreciated and will be shared with the Team. Your feedback is of utmost importance to us, as it allows us to recognize and reward excellence and improve our standards where required. We look...

Potomac, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a gem of a hotel in the middle of a fairly upscale residential neighborhood. The service is excellent and the property has a wonderful old world charm. The hotel is housed in multiple buildings and has a range of accommodation options. The hotel has one restaurant that services excellent food. The outdoor patio is an excellent dining option when...

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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 share your experience on Tripadvisor. Your kind comments about our excellent service and food was much appreciated and will shared with the team. As a five star establishment we pride ourselves in being a leading venue for Corporate and Leisure guests and value your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa - it is my home away from home when I travel to Johannesburg and it contributes tremendously to my comfort and success of my business trips. Love the genuine friendliness of the staff, the newly decorated rooms and public spaces, the central location, the feeling of being in an oasis rather than in...

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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. Your wonderful comments about the friendliness of our staff was much appreciated, and will be shared with the team. We are thrilled to know that the Fairlawns is your home away from home, and look forward to an opportunity to welcome you back to our Sanctuary in the...

Madison, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick stopover visit before the start of our safari in Botswana. Large, comfortable and beautifully decorated guest rooms. We got a good night's sleep after our 15 hour flight from JFK (New York). Quiet, serene atmosphere with lush and well tended gardens surrounding the property. Great lunch and dinner on the outdoor terrace overlooking the gardens. Service was attentive and...

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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. Your wonderful comments about our serene atmosphere and well tended gardens was much appreciated, and will be shared with the team. We are thrilled to know that we have met and exceeded your expectations, and look forward to an opportunity to welcome you back to our Sanctuary in...

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is beautiful, rooms are amazingly big and well furnished, location is superb, everything needed for a wonderful experience... but... service is strangely slow, staff interaction is mechanical and lacks the warmth one would expect in a place like this, and the worst of all the wifi connection and speed is a huge headache. If you stay there for business...

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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. It is with great sadness that we acknowledge your Fairlawns experience and can assure you that this is not considered to be a Fairlawns standard. Action was taken to ensure that this level of service wont be repeated, and our wifi connection is considered a top...

Sebastopol, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This huge, old but nicely renovated mansion sits on beautiful, generally well-maintained grounds, quite removed from hubbub of Jo'burg. It also appears to be watering hole for the new South African elite, judging from the abundance of Beamers, Mercedes and Audis that filled the parking lot the couple days we spent here. Our room was huge, well-furnished and extremely comfortable,...

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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 well maintained grounds and welcoming staff was much appreciated and will be shared with the Team. It is with great sadness that we acknowledge your breakfast experience and can assure you that this is not considered to be Fairlawns standards....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $286 - $739 (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, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Sandton
#4 Business Hotel in Sandton
#4 Spa Hotel in Sandton
#9 Luxury Hotel in Sandton
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