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The Residence Boutique Hotel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Air Conditioning
Pool
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5 Star Hotel
The Residence is a five star boutique hotel which is truly one of a kind. No effort has been spared in creating a warm, luxurious, elegant and inviting atmosphere. With eighteen designer suites with ultimate comfort and privacy, here you can sit back and take in the views of the garden...
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17 4th Avenue | Houghton, Johannesburg 1477, South Africa
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19.4 km to O.R.Tambo Intl Airport
57 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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This is a very special boutique hotel. We only stayed one night during a 2 week Africa trip and I wished we could have come back for another night! It appears to be a converted house in a beautiful residential neighborhood. From the moment you...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

It's difficult to explain how good this hotel actually is. It makes you feel very special and we couldn't get enough of it. Joburg is a great city and the sightseeing amazing. As soon as you are in the hotel you know you are in...More

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Response from The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique HotelResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you so much for your amazing review, we really appreciate your comments and hope to welcome you back some day for a longer stay. From all of us here at The Residence, we would like to thank you once again and wish you all...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed here for one night before staring our two week safari trip. The hotel is an excellent place to stay. The staff was very helpful and made you feel like family. The moment we arrived they could not do enough for us. Our room...More

Thank vanweiss
Response from The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique HotelResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at The Residence. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us and hope to welcome you back someday in the near...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to all of the top hotels in Johannesburg (Fairlawns, Athol Place, Four Seasons, etc) and can tell you that hands down the Residence is my favorite. From check-in to check-out service is impeccable. The property itself is so unique and gorgeous. The restaurant...More

Thank MADtraveler718
Response from The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your amazing review, I can not tell you how much we appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at The Residence. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us and hope to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was such a refreshing and relaxing moment to stay at this hotel after having missed johannesburg for so long. This hotel is bar none the “go to hotel”. The service here at the residence was exceptional and top-notch and attention to detail was a...More

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Response from The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at The Residence. We hope to welcome you back some day in the near future and would like to wish you all the...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$265 - US$494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Spa Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#3 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$265 - US$494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Spa Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#3 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Sawkia P
13 November 2016|
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Response from GGirl1965 | Reviewed this property |
It was an additional charge, I don't recall how much, but do remember it was reasonable.
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Jonathan S
30 October 2016|
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Response from gailflynn00 | Reviewed this property |
Agreed.. not really a family hotel.
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MrsEjim
13 September 2016|
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Response from monross | Reviewed this property |
I don't think its the ideal place for children as its a sofisticated up market and quiet hotel with formal dining and luxurious furnishings ! I agree with everyone on this score !
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