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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Had our first night of our South Africa trip at the residence . What a truly fantastic place . We've been lucky and stayed in some lovely hotels but this one knocked them all for 6 . I sort of don't want to give to much away , because when you walk in and around the place it's far better...

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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 your comments but most importantly, we 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 both all the very best.

Knoxville, TN
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is my husband and my go to place when ever in Johannesburg. We love everything about this beautiful oasis in the city - the people, food, wine, rooms, outdoor bathrooms, lovely turn details. But this is the first we have seen the nice renovations, awesome spa where the bar used to be on top of the building and expanded...

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review, I really cant express how much we appreciate your comments. Its an absolute pleasure having you stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back some day in the near future. Thank you once again and all the very best from The Residence team.

Reviewed 17 July 2016

This hotel is as good as it gets. The service is phenomenal and the property itself will take your breath away. Any other hotel will be a disappointment after The Residence. This oasis in Johannesburg is not to be missed.

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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 but most importantly, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope 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...

Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on our first two night in South Africa. They truly look out for your entire experience. The restaurant was excellent, the wait staff was very attentive. We all felt very special - even my boys (age 9 and 11) enjoyed their turn down service - they added extras for them!! Will definitely look to stay here again...

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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. All the very best from The Residence team.

Reviewed 14 July 2016

I travel frequently for business and unfortunately usually default to chain hotels. This time I decided to try something different and picked The Residence based entirely on other TripAdvisor reviews for my trip to Johannesburg. First off, believe all of the reviews on here. This place is truly phenomenal. From the minute you arrive you feel like a VIP guest....

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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 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. From all of us here at The Residence, we would like...

Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We kicked off our honeymoon in South Africa with a one night stay here and it was simply perfect. The place in itself is an attraction and we spent the day enjoying the spa, the outdoor hot tub and the rest of the hotel. We enjoyed both lunch and dinner here, both really great and with great wines. Highly recommend...

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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 do appreciate but more importantly we would like to congratulate you once again and wish you both all the happiness in the world. We hope to welcome you back some day in the near future, until then The Residence team would like to wish you all the very best.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Our second visit was just as perfect as the first one. We stayed in the same room type again, one with a terrace and Jacuzzi. To be honest, we preferred the room we got the first time around to this one. The terrace was more private, this time it overlooked the pool area. Nonetheless, our stay was fabulous. Even if...

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

Thank you so much for your review, it was an absolute pleasure welcoming you back and will make a note of your comments and try our best to place you in your preferred room on your next visit. From all of us here at The Residence, we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very...

san francisco
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The Residence Boutique Hotel is a treasure. Located in lovely Houghton Estates, away from the grittiness of Joburg, you feel welcomed as though in the warm home of a wealthy aunt. We were fortunate to be in the Penthouse, which was beyond imagining, with two stunning outdoor areas, including one with a hot tub and private seating areas. Perfect!

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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 happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience at The Residence. We hope to be able to welcome you back some day and would like to wish you all the very best until we meet again.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Wow!! Never stayed at a hotel at this pricepoint, with such attention to detail, and incredible service - it's as if they can read your mind. The buildings have a couple challenging features, but they have done a remarkable job of working within the old bones, and furnished it beautifully. Lots of steps, (not very handicap friendly) twists, turns, nooks...

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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 you feedback and 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. All the very best from The Residence team.

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The Residence is probably the nicest and most elegant hotel we've ever stayed in. It's absolutely beautiful, elegant and very special. The service is equally wonderful. Our only regret is that we had just one night to enjoy it. There are 3 pools, a tennis court, and lovely grounds. The breakfast menu is fabulous, and the room service menu was...

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Thank you so much for your lovely 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, until then, we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best.

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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: ₹ 16,780 - ₹ 27,410 (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 Spa Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
#3 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“penthouse suite is to die for...”
 of 5 bubbles A4886QKsandrah, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room not overlooking the courtyard, pool area”
 of 5 bubbles 710kenw, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Be sure you have a whirlpool--some do not.”
 of 5 bubbles Nicklaus, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I stayed inside close to the spa with an outside bath and shower”
 of 5 bubbles MelanieMackinnon, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“When booking via the phone , ask for Suite 5”
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 of 5 bubbles 771andrewr, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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