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    The Residence Boutique Hotel

    17 4th Avenue | Houghton, Johannesburg 1477, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent90%
    • Very good7%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 672 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    The Residence was recommended by our Travel Agent as a "good" place to stay overnight in Johannesburg. It was our link between two safari locations, and we were travelling with friends. What an amazing place. Absolute luxury, fixtures and fittings and attention the the small...More

    Thank Robert M
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Amazing staff, antiques, service, food - complete luxury found in the renovated former Chinese Embassy. Indulged in a full body massage that was incredibly relaxing. This will be my go to for any stay in Johannesburg.

    Thank islandgirl_bg_fl
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    A luxurious boutique hotel, The Residence has left no stone unturned when it comes to comfort and quality. From the warm welcome and tour with Moses to the room and hotel decor, all I could think was that "I never want to leave!" In the...More

    Thank lurasf
    Response from The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique HotelResponded 6 days ago

    I can not thank you enough for your amazing 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 future and would like to wish you all...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We spent four nights here, and loved it. We liked Joburg with all the history and would happily return to the city and this hotel. The staff was faultless and attentive, treating folks as special guests worthy of individual attention (except for their rote responses...More

    Thank revjcs
    Response from The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique HotelResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you so much for your review and feedback, 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...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    After a day driving around in Johannesburg traffic we found it so peaceful and relaxing to return here. The hotel is really luxurious, the restaurant always seemed to be open -at least whenever we wanted to grab a bite - the menu was reasonably short...More

    Thank 726,529
    Response from The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique HotelResponded 6 days ago

    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 thank you once again...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$231 - US$421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Johannesburg
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg
    • #1 Spa Hotel in Johannesburg
    • #1 Family Hotel in Johannesburg
    • #3 Business Hotel in Johannesburg
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Gauteng >
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    • Johannesburg
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    Sawkia P
    13 November 2016|
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    Response from GGirl1965 | Reviewed this property |
    It was an additional charge, I don't recall how much, but do remember it was reasonable.
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    Jonathan S
    31 October 2016|
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    Response from gailflynn00 | Reviewed this property |
    Agreed.. not really a family hotel.
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    MrsEjim
    13 September 2016|
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    Response from monross | Reviewed this property |
    I don't think its the ideal place for children as its a sofisticated up market and quiet hotel with formal dining and luxurious furnishings ! I agree with everyone on this score !
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    "We did not stay in it, but the Mandiba suite is the best room in the hotel"
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