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The Residence Boutique Hotel

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$262*
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Las Vegas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was the most interesting and elegant boutique hotel we have ever stayed in. Very private residence turned into a hotel. We booked the Penthouse and it was amazing, huge patio with hot tub and a sitting area. Champagne in the hot tube overlooking the city. 🥂. It also had a tub in another inclosed patio with an outdoor shower....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

JoBerg was the last stop on our South African honeymoon, and we were only there for one night, but The Residence made it really special. The decor is amazing - it feels more like a Gilded Age mansion than a hotel. The staff was fantastic, friendly and very accommodating. The food was excellent, as well - we had breakfast and...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the Residence during April 2017 for a special occasion and this hotel lived up to expectations. We arrived late at night however the staff were friendly, attentive and helpful. The room was lovely - beds comfortable, quality beverages and snacks as well as perfect attention-to detail. Anything we needed, the staff provided and we enjoyed the room which...

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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 and are so glad the hear that you enjoyed your experience at The Residence. It was an absolute pleasure having stay with us and hope to welcome you back some day soon. Thank you once again and all the very best from the team.

Vancouver
Reviewed 1 week ago via 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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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. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back. Thank you once again and all the very best from The Residence team.

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 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.

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  • 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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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: €227 - €372 (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 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Spa Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#3 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We had Room 14 which was a suite with a private hot tub and semi-private pool access.”
ChrisFromNYC, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 14 or 15 if you want a jacuzzi”
Steve-Hove, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms we have stayed in are wonderful. The Penthouse Suite is worth the extra money.”
WhereWildThingsAre, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 5 had a private outdoor shower and jacuzzi!”
luggageliza, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“penthouse suite is to die for...”
A4886QKsandrah, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
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