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The Residence Boutique Hotel

5.0 of 5 17 4th Avenue | Houghton, Johannesburg 1477, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

My wife and I spent 3 wonderful nights at this magnificent boutique hotel. From the second we arrived we were absolutely blown away with this little gem of a hotel. The staff and services offered is world class and the transfer to the airport in the Rolls Royce was an incredible experience. The room has everything one would need and... More 

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

Thank you so much for providing us with your review, we really appreciate it. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us. From all of us here at The Residence we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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179 reviews 179 reviews
46 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights at The Residence Boutique Hotel following our very long flight from the US. We chose to have the hotel pick us up and return which was the right decision. The hotel's chauffeur picked us up in the hotel's black Mercedes. Complimentary water, newspaper, wifi in the car. Did I mention how much we loved the Chauffeur?... More 

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

We cant thank you enough for your kind words. We really appreciate your comments and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that the rest of your trip went well and that you had a safe and enjoyable trip back home. From all of us here at The Residence we would like to... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed two nights at the end of January 2015. We were met at the airport and chauffeured to the hotel. Our room had its own little courtyard which was wonderful. We had dinner both nights at the hotel and it was excellent. This is just a quiet magnificent boutique hotel

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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 more importantly are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back in the not to distant future and would like to thank you once again from all of us here at The Residence. More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I treated my partner for a night's stay over at The Residence for his birthday on 30 January 2015. And even before we arrived, the excellent service started. I requested flowers and champagne to be placed in the room upon our arrival, and the correspondence from the team at the hotel was always prompt, friendly and very professional. Upon our... More 

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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 with us. It was an absolute pleasure having you and your parent at The Residence and from all of us here we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best. More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked ourselves at The Residence in Johannesburg enroute to both Mauritius and Kruger, sadly for us, only one night each stop. After our stay, we would in future consciously arrange a longer stay in Johannesburg, just to enjoy this lovely boutique hotel of 12 glorious rooms located in The Houghton district, just blocks from the home of Nelson Mandela.... More 

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

Thank you so much for providing us with your review. We really appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. From all of us here at The Residence we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best for 2015 and look forward to welcoming you back. More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thank The Residence and I curse The Residence in equal amounts ....wait, wait here me out. Basically I travel A LOT with work and in al the countries and all the cities around the world I've visited no hotel has come close to the delightful and wonderful welcome and all round experience The Residence offers it s guests. From... More 

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

Thank you so much for providing us with your review. We really appreciate your feedback and will be sure to address the matters raised. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and are flattered with your comments. From all of us here at The Residence we would like to thank you once again and... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I cannot fault this hotel. Great location, excellent food and the rooms were stunning. Above all it was the service of all who worked there that made this experience so lovely! We felt so safe here and it was truly a luxurious retreat from the hustle of Joberg.

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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. It was such a pleasure having you stay with us and hope to welcome you back in the not to distant future. From all of us here at The Residence we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best for 2015 More 

Townsville, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

If you want a great experience specialising in personalised service in Johannesburg, you have to book yourself into The Residence. It is in Houghton which is an exclusive area in J'Berg. It is a small 12 room boutique hotel where the service is brilliant and personalised. From the most amazing food, lots of lovely siting rooms you can have to... More 

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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 more importantly are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We trust you had an enjoyable trip back home and hope to welcome you back in the not to distant future. From all of us here at The Residence we would like to thank you... More 

Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
45 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Our wonderful travel agent chose The Residence for us - thank goodness! How we wished that we had been staying for more than one night. We had a spacious and extremely comfortable suite with a totally private walled roof garden with an outdoor shower and hot tub, loungers, chairs and table. This led to a very comfortable bedroom with armchairs... More 

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

Thank you so much for providing us with your review. We really appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We trust you enjoyed the rest of your trip and hope to welcome you back in the not to distant future. From all of us here at The Residence we would like to... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Amazing in every way. Proper five star boutique hotel in lovely peaceful setting. Had the pool villa with heated plunge pool. Tried to book many times again, but guess many have found out about this secret gem! Highly recommended. Speak to Charity for your reservations.

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

Thank you so much for providing us with your review, we really appreciate it. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us. Charity sends her regards. From all of us here at The Residence we would like to thank you once again and wish you all the very best for 2015 More 

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Address: 17 4th Avenue | Houghton, Johannesburg 1477, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Residence Boutique Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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