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The Residence Boutique Hotel

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
$189*
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New York
Reviewed April 8, 2017 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 April 8, 2017

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 April 4, 2017

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.

Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel in the end of March. The set up of the hotel is amazing. The receptionist of the hotel was friendly and welcoming. We stayed in the Pent house. It was amazing stay at the hotel. The set up and the ambience of the room was outstanding. The staffs of the hotel were very friendly and...

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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, 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...

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed March 29, 2017

I traveled to SA and stayed in Joberg by myself for a couple of days. Everyone at the Residence was friendly and helpful. The concierge made arrangements for daily tours and rides to and from the airport. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Loved hopping in one of the pools after arriving my first evening. Had a great massage in...

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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 it. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at The Residence and we hope to welcome you back some day in the near future. Thank you once again and all the very best from The Residence team.

Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Stayed here overnight in the Madiba Suite before flying from Jo’burg to our safari destination. It was recommended by our Travel Agent and was an excellent surprise. Formed from the fusion of residential properties, the hotel has three swimming pools, a tennis court and very pleasant gardens. Our suite was huge – far too big for us to enjoy on...

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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. 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.

Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

I was invited to lunch here on Sun by my cousin.We were a party of four. No expense as been spared here.Every room was exquisitely designed.Loved all the attention to detail.Our lunch was beautifully presented & tasted devine.( All 3 courses).Thank you to the chef,Elvis who deserved my praises & to Martin & his team who delivered a wonderful service....

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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, we really appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at The Residence. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you 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.

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Stayed 2 nights, excellent room with large terrace overlooking a well kept garden with pool (one of 3). Good bed, nice large bathroom with excellent shower. Staff was professional but some staff during breakfast service were not equally professional - some of the cloths were not in keeping with the standard - lots of chatter amongst staff - relatively unattentive...

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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 as it allows us to continuously refine our product and offerings. We hope to be able to welcome you back some day in the near future to experience a true Residence experience. Thank you once again and all the very best from The Residence team.

Reviewed March 24, 2017

Our Room at the Residence was beautiful, Colonial Opulence and very tasteful. We were able to walk out to the pool which was a perfect temperature. The grounds are perfectly kept with a tennis court and three separate pools. The food is absolutely delicious and we had the pleasure of dining whilst the in house pianist was playing. Staff were...

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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 in the near future. Thank you once again and all the very best from The Residence...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed March 23, 2017

This was my 3rd stay at The Residence in the space of 2 years. I have also been here for dinner a few times and bought a stay for my friends as an anniversary gift. Me and my guests are yet to be disappointed, and this is my top pick when I need to recharge my mind, body and spirit....

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Thank you so much for your amazing review, we really and truly appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you enjoying staying with us. We will continue to improve, refine and try our best to surpass your expectations. We hope to welcome you back some day in the near future and from all of us here at The...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center 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 Center 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
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: $211 - $408 (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 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Spa Hotel in Johannesburg
#1 Romantic 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?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“We did not stay in it, but the Mandiba suite is the best room in the hotel”
MSGiambrone, 3 days ago | 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, 5 days ago | Read review
“Any room is fantastic”
joolles, 1 week ago | Read review
“We had Room 14 which was a suite with a private hot tub and semi-private pool access.”
ChrisFromNYC, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Room 14 or 15 if you want a jacuzzi”
Steve-Hove, Apr 15, 2017 | Read review
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