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The Fairlawns is a very unique, exclusive, up-market sanctuary for todays traveller, be that leisure or business.

Conveniently situated in the Sandton suburb of Morningside Manor, Fairlawns is an award-winning boutique hotel boasting a total of 40 highly individualized, world-class Suites ,The conference centre, a large fully equipped gym, Balinese Spa and an excellent a la carte restaurant are available to ensure a full range of services are on offer..

This well-kept secret is the perfect balance between tranquillity and proximity to the busy shopping area of Sandton, between professionalism and the warm, welcoming ambience created by friendly and caring staff. The Fairlawns strive to match the beauty of their surroundings with personalized service.
The suites at the Fairlawns comprise of some of the most opulent and distinctive suites in South Africa. Each is individually designed, both architecturally and decoratively, a Suite for every taste. All have large windows overlooking some aspect of the landscaped garden, individually controlled air-conditioning, in-room bars, wireless and broadband internet connectivity, international adaptors, DVDs and flat screen TVs, to ensure comfort.
There are 12 Superior Suites (Classic suites), 6 Villa Superior Suites (Superior suites), 20 Deluxe suites (Classic suites) and a 240m2 Presidential Residence which comprises 3 ensuite bedrooms.

Dining at the Fairlawns is designed to be elegantly smart casual. The Breakfast Buffet is laden with among other things, fresh fruit, pastries, cheeses, cold cuts and smoked salmon, while hot is order off an a la carte menu.
The Lunch & Dinner Menu is international and prepared fresh everyday from local produce. Personalized dishes are prepared with pleasure and the award-winning wine list complements the delicious array of seasonal dishes on offer.

The Fairlawns Spa subscribes to a holistic approach to wellness.
The Balinese Spa Gardens, which were built entirely from imported Balinese materials, including the stones and roof tiles, is a not-to-be-missed experience. The incredible feeling of peace and tranquillity which one enjoys after even a few minutes listening to the sound of running water and bird twitter in the bamboo groves, has to be personally experienced to be truly appreciate

Conference Facilities
Our conference facilities are ideal for more intimate team building or management strategy or brain-storming meetings, ensuring privacy and pleasant surroundings. There are few clues that one is actually in the middle of the city.

After conferencing, delegates are welcome to gather in the bar, or sit on The Rose Terrace to enjoy a sundowner.

Rooms and Units Available:

Deluxe Suites:

These 20 suites are the latest addition to the hotel with 4 family interleading rooms. Again in true Fairlawns style, each room is individually decorated, echoing the origional ideas of the Courtyard and Villa suites, yet with a modern contemporary twist. The building process and day to day energy preservation was a key factor considered in the building of this new wing of the hotel.

The public area on both levels creates a cozy atmosphere with lounges and large sandstone fireplaces. A lift provides easy access to the second level and the environment is wheelchair friendly.

A journey around the world in 20 unique destination suites which allows our regular and return guests a different experience every stay.

Superior Suites:

These are Eurocentric , individually decorated, 54sqm suites with beautiful hand-painted techniques, high corniced ceilings, sumptuous fabrics and custom made classical furniture.

The spacious bathrooms are fully equipped with bidets, marble vanities, large separate showers and baths. Working fireplaces enhance the romanticism of the suites.

They comprise: The Windsor, The Empire, The French Provencial, The African, The Louis, The Bismark, The Swedish, The Scottish, The Mural, The English Manor, The Florentine and The Honeymoon Suite, with its stunning, over the top canopied bed which is a copy of one seen in the Palace of Versailles.

Each Suite is a work of Art in its own right. Definitely not your run of the mill hotel

Villa Superior Suites:

The 84sqm Villa Suites relate to some aspects of South African history and honour such distinguished men and women as Emily Hobhouse, Jan Smuts, Nelson Mandela, Harry Oppenheimer and Mahatma Gandhi.

Three of the suites have balconies, the others open onto an oak-shaded terrace. Some have guest cloakrooms, all but one have separate lounges, and all are equipped with double basins, bidets, separate showers and jet baths, towel warmers, as well as under-tile floor heating in the bathrooms and all with working fireplaces.

Presidential Villa:

A traditional, opulent European style villa, boasting 240 sqm of unadulterated luxury. This suite was especially designed for visiting dignitaries and sophisticated world travelers.

It boasts three private en-suite bedrooms : a main and a guest bedroom upstairs, and a smaller bedroom strategically situated downstairs for a bodyguard, driver or butler, which is available on request.

To sleep in the master bedroom is an experience in itself, with its four-poster bed, working fireplace, French doors leading onto a balcony overlooking a sweeping view of the gardens and pool, a fully equipped walk-in dressing room with glass fronted drawers, a steam shower and a 1.8m diameter Jacuzzi bath to laze back and relax in with your partner.

The Study is equipped with a large working desk and fax machine and was designed for the busy executive. The large lounge and dining room, as well as the adjacent kitchen and guest cloakroom, make it the ideal venue for discreetly entertaining high level visitors.

For those wanting total privacy, there is a discrete private entrance to the villa and private parking facilities as well as in suite check in.

The Presidential Residence is ideal for hosting international dignitaries, politicians or celebrities that travel with an entourage, or for executives relocating back to South Africa with their families. A truly memorable stay is assured

Courtyard Suite
Individually decorated, 54sqm suites with beautiful hand-painted techniques, high corniced ceilings, sumptuous fabrics and custom made classical furniture. Spacious bathrooms with bidets, marble vanities, large separate showers and baths. Working fireplac
Amount of similar units: 12
Sleeps 2 Adults

Grand Chateau Suite
The latest addition to the hotel. Each room is individually decorated, with a contemporary twist.
Amount of similar units: 20
Sleeps 2 Adults

Presidential Suite
European style villa, 240 sqm of luxury. Designed for visiting dignitaries, celebreties
Sleeps 2 Adults

Villa Suite
84sqm Villa Suites. 3 have balconies, the others open onto an oak-shaded terrace. Guest cloakrooms, separate lounges, double basins, bidets, showers, jet baths, towel warmers, under-tile floor heating in the bathrooms and all with working fireplaces.
Amount of similar units: 6
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Wine Tasting
Team Building
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Cots available
Curio Shop
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Xhosa / Zulu
Tswana / Sotho
Other Language
DVD and/or VCR
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

48 hrs out 1 nights accommodation. Group policy: 50% 30 days out, 100% 14 days out.


From Johannesburg International Airport
Take the R24 to Johannesburg and stay on the highway until signs to Pretoria, take N3 to Pretoria and then take the Marlborough off-ramp and turn left.
Carry along this road until T-Junction, turn right into Bowling Avenue and go through 4 sets of traffic lights.
Turn left into Alma Road,you will see Fairlawns is on the right hand side.

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