Tourism Guide Africa
Fairlawns BOUTIQUE & SPA
With close attention to detail and exceptional service, Fairlawns creates an intimate atmosphere where some of the globe’s most vibrant personalities converge. The 41 chic, upscale suites are individually decorated in varying themes ranging from Eastern influence to French provincial, each featuring every desired modern amenity. The hotel also caters to a variety of culinary tastes with an array
of elegant dining experiences to choose from. Located in Johannesburg - South Africa’s largest city and gateway to the rest of Africa - Fairlawns is situated just 6 km from central Sandton, and 20 km from the Johannesburg city centre, to offer the upmarket traveller a delicate mix of luxury and convenience.
Established in 1997, Fairlawns, or “FBH” as it’s come to be affectionately known by Managing Director, Michael Kewley, is a property proud in heritage and character. Previously a luxury private residence, it is only fitting that the property has transformed “herself” into the stylish hotel, with an air of eclectic sophistication, that Fairlawns is today.
The gardens of the privately owned boutique hotel are one of Johannesburg’s best kept secrets. Experience a haven of tranquillity as you overlook lush rolling lawns from the sumptuous pool or
rose terrace. Enjoy poolside pampering with cool, refresher towels and exotic cocktails served at your lounger. Even keen golfers are accommodated by an arrangement with the nearby private and exclusive golf course founded by the original property owners.
Fairlawns is perfectly suited for a unique hideaway, romantic getaway or celebration. The hotel offers both an exceptional and private setting for those wishing to avoid the typical. Enjoy a tranquil respite from bustling Johannesburg for your special occasion, be it a romantic dinner in the gazebo, high tea in the gardens, bespoke cocktail function, or intimate wedding of up to 60 guests. The sparkle of the outdoor chandelier at dusk, or time on the Juliette balcony makes for the perfect addition to an anniversary celebration or surprise weekend away. ‘Into the Woods’, our private dining area, offers memorable experience for up to 12 guests under a chandelier in a recreation of a Birchwood forest environment. Rejuvenate, relax and restore in the exquisite bamboo forest gardens of the Balinese-style Spa At Fairlawns. With a range of therapies and signature Asianinspired treatments, a team of skilled therapists are able to bring you back to a state of calm and natural wellbeing. With five indoor treatment rooms and three outdoor treatment salas to accommodate groups of two and more, Spa at Fairlawns caters for every relaxation and beauty need. Choose from a variety of facials for gentlemen and ladies, travel therapy treatments like a Jet Lag Massage, or the perfect manicure and pedicure combination. There is an extensive selection of facials, massage therapies, grooming and body treatments on offer, as well as packages and gift cards designed to truly spoil yourself or that special person with. Only products from leading international cosmeceutical and skincare brands like QMS Medicosmetics, Skin Doctors and Clarins are used. Locally produced product ranges are also available. Select treatments are available in the convenience of your suite upon request.
Keep in shape in a 24 hour fitness centre equipped to international standards with full circuit strength equipment, treadmills, exercise bicycles and elliptical trainers. Private lockers, steam showers and sauna facilities are available for guests of the hotel. Immerse yourself in the tranquil gardens of The Fairlawns Boutique Hotel each Saturday morning with Tai Chi on the lawns. Yoga Instructors and Personal Trainers are also available upon request.
This your invitation to consider Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa your home away from home, where exceptional service and heartfelt hospitality can be soaked up like the African sun.