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The Residence Boutique Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Although our three day stay in Johannesburg ended up as only an overnight stay, the experience at The Residence was nothing less than world class! Our beautiful second floor suite overlooking the wooded and lawned rear yard with swimming pool and tennis court - no time for either - were only surpassed by the greeting and service of the management...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent one night at the hotel and it was simply excellent: outstanding service, beautiful rooms and a peaceful location! We had a great time there and can recommend this beautiful place. We will come back one day!

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The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate your comments and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at The Residence. We look forward to welcoming you back and would like to wish you all the very best from The Residence team.

Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an exceptional hotel where attention to detail and customer service are highlights. Pre dinner canapés are delivered to your room and a post dinner drink awaits your return. The dining in the restaurant is very good so there's no need to think about eating out. Staff are friendly and helpful. We particularly appreciated being able to have a...

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The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it and are to glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to be able to welcome you back some day in the near future and from all of us here at The Residence, we would like to thank you once again and wish you all...

chicago, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tend to stay at 4 and 5 star hotels, and this one is a 6! Everything is perfection. It is ventrally located, boutique, quaint, exquisitely decorated, the attention to detail is remarkable in terms of design as well as service. The rooms are enormous, have a sauna, a huge soaking tub, great pressure from the rain shower, a seating...

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The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing review, we really do 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 some day in the near future. Thank you and all the very best from The Residence team.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything's perfect. Attention to detail like you can't imagine. Best ever. Spa is excellent. Can't fault food, service, facilities . Super friendly and super attentive. There is nothing in the world they haven't thought of. The location is great. Close to malls, Sandton, rosebank. Decor is out of this world with a fascinating art collection. Love nespresso machines in all...

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The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it but most importantly is the fact that you enjoyed your experience at The Residence. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us and hope to welcome you back some day in the near future. Thank you once again and all the very best from The Residence team.

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I was returning to Johannesburg and I entitled the Residence so much, I decided to book again. I wasn't disappointed. Everything was just as I remembered. This time I went for a more expensive room. It had an outdoor jacuzzi and two sunloungers on the terrace. I'm not sure it was worth the extra money though, mainly because I...

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The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and feedback we really appreciate it and will definitely look into your suggestions and see how we can improve on our offerings. It was such a pleasure welcoming you back and look forward to your next visit. Thank you once again and all the very best from The Residence team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attention to detail from staff from the minute we arrived until the minute we left. Jacuzzi on the rooftop, pianist at dinner who played each and every request, three swimming pools, superb food, and beautiful rooms all smack in the middle of Houghton. What a treat!

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The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

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 very best from The Residence team.

New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently spent 2 nights at The Residence and like many of the other reviewers we left very impressed. For starters, the staff and management were really warm, helpful and generous in that uniquely South African way. I really felt that everyone at the hotel was profoundly invested in us having a good stay. We found the restaurant to be...

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The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you much for your lovely review, it really means a lot to us and 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 some day in the near future. Thank you once again and all the very best from The Residence team.

Knoxville, TN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at The Residence several times and was able to return in February and it keeps getting better. We love this place! We stayed in one of the new rooms and it was just as lovely as others we have been in. The food was wonderful as we have experienced in the past - dinner and breakfast. All...

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The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you noticed our continuous effort to improve our service and offerings. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us again and look forward to welcoming you back hope in the near future. Thank you once again and all the very...

california
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were only at the Residence for one night. What an oversight! We should have stayed longer. It is quite a peaceful and elegant hotel. Dining was a great pleasure and offered plenty of choices. It is in a great neighborhood of mansions. It is not within walking distance to shops or other restaurants, but we saw no need to...

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The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate your comments 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 some day in the near future.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the 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, tennis court and pools. Explore the serene sanctuary of the senses with our spa and unwind in the sauna and steam room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Residence Boutique Hotel

Address: 17 4th Avenue | Houghton, Johannesburg 1477, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: €231 - €382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Residence Boutique Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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#1 Spa Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#3 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Room 14 or 15 if you want a jacuzzi”
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“All rooms we have stayed in are wonderful. The Penthouse Suite is worth the extra money.”
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