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The Residence Boutique Hotel

Travellers' Choice award winner
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 215*
US$ 215*
US$ 215*
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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is located behind a wall in a more or less exclusive area of the city. As we arrived by car, the wall slid back to reveal a courtyard with a Rolls Royce limousine parked in front of the door to the hotel. This was the first hint that we were about to be treated to something special. The...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The amenties were so many wonderful things to do. Pool, Gardens, Gym with so many pieces for a good workout. Then the best and cleanest shower room equipped with everything. Dining was a delight as well. Wonderful.

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

Thank you so much, we really appreciate your review 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.

Santa Monica, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Residence Boutique Hotel for 1 night on a layover from JNB to our safari location. The hotel was beautiful, clean and the staff were great. They also picked us up from the airport and took us on a local tour of the city and some of the sites. The food in the restaurant was also very...

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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 stay and the food at The Residence. It was such a pleasure having you stay with us and hope to welcome you back some day in the near future.

Newport Beach, California, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just stayed at The Residence for a 3 day rest after our long journey from CA, USA. Really special place and wonderful staff. Better than the 5 Star tourist magnet hotels. Located in Houghton Estates and within walking distance of the late Nelson Mandela's estate home. Great place to unwind without the tourists roaming the hallways. Wonderful food and...

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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 appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We trust that you enjoyed the rest of your trip and hope to welcome you back some day in the near future. From all of us here at The Residence, we would like to thank...

newcastle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every review of this property is positive and after our stay I can see why. From airport pickup to drop off the experience is first class. Welcoming staff, wonderful rooms. The dining experience was superb from breakfast to dinner. Could not fault the understated elegance and charm of this establishment. Nothing was a problem even our delayed late checkout.

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

Thank you so much, 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 some day in the near future. Congratulations once again and all the very best from The Residence team.

Reviewed 1 week ago

While only 20 minutes from OR Tambo International, guests are greeted warmly in an elegant living room by the staff. After a brief orientation, we were escorted to our beautifully appointed bedroom with a balcony, stunning bath and shower, and a well luxurious bedroom. After a relaxing respite, we went down for cocktails and then dinner. There were fountains located...

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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 hope to welcome you back some day in the near future. From all of us here at The Residence, we would like to thank...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place came highly recommended to me by my South African friends so I was excited to finally get the chance to stay here. The grounds are lovely and the location is an upmarket area of Joburg. This place is nice but compared to others of the same class in the city, I was disappointed by the Residence and I...

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

Thank you so much for your feedback, we really appreciate it as it allows us to continuously refine and improve our offering. I'm sorry to hear that the hotel is not to your liking and would like to wish you all the very best.

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Residence for 4 nights on our anniversary trip to South Africa. We had planned some outings and the reception staff assisted us in booking some of our meals/activities that required calling ahead of time. Our whole trip was amazing and memorable thanks to the amazing service!!!! We stayed in the pool villa which consists of a...

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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 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 soon. Thank you once again and all the very best from The Residence team.

Key West, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

South Africa may have the best boutique hotels in the world and this rates up there with the top. The rooms are room and most comfortable with every amenity imaginable. We dined twice on the restaurant and drank wonderful drinks and wines. You won't want to leave. The mirrors are all ornate and huge for the selfie in you.

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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 hope to welcome you back some day in the near future. Thank you once again and all the very best from The Residence team.

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is truly amazing! It's so charming, staff is incredibly friendly and service is TOP! Food is excellent and especially the breakfast - best hotel breakfast I've ever had anywhere in the world. I stayed in a Luxury Suite with a huge terrace w/ 2 outdoor showers and heated Jacuzzi - AMAZING and so comfortable. The heated swimming pool...

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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 appreciate you comments 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 until then we would like to wish you all the very best.

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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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • 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: ₹ 13,624 - ₹ 26,469 (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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Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Spa Hotel in Johannesburg
#3 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We did not stay in it, but the Mandiba suite is the best room in the hotel”
MSGiambrone, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Deluxe rooms are roomy and extremely comfortable. Best to stay more than 1 night as it is such a beautiful Hotel.”
Jill-AnneWhyte, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“Any room is fantastic”
joolles, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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