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The Residence Boutique Hotel

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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.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An overnight stay only following long haul flight - welcome was warm and relaxed which was only bettered by the room itself, which was large and roomy with very comfortable bed. Bathroom equally spacious with large shower (room for two easlly) to help unwind. Evening...More

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Response from The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it and hope to welcome you back some day in the near future. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us and trust you enjoyed the rest of your trip. Thank you once...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

It's difficult to explain how good this hotel actually is. It makes you feel very special and we couldn't get enough of it. Joburg is a great city and the sightseeing amazing. As soon as you are in the hotel you know you are in...More

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Response from The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique HotelResponded March 22, 2018

Thank you so much for your amazing review, we really appreciate your comments and hope to welcome you back some day for a longer stay. From all of us here at The Residence, we would like to thank you once again and wish you all...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 1 night from airport before moving on to Safari. What a beautiful, elegant hotel. Service was spectacular, as was the food and drink. We had a lovely room with an out door spa that was definitely used that night under the stars. The...More

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Response from The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique HotelResponded 2 weeks 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 trust the rest of your trip went well and hope to welcome you back some day in the near...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Residence twice for a night either end of a safari trip to the Sabi Sands. The hotel is charming in a nice area of Johannesburg, approximately half an hour from the airport. Our room was very nice, food in the restaurant...More

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Response from The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and feedback, we really appreciate it and apologise how the situation was handled. Their are no excuses and promise that we learn and refine our offerings continuously so that we can give you the best experience possible. Thank...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed in a lot of boutique hotels and this is easily the best one ever. We were picked up at the airport in a MB and brought to the hotel. Upon arrival we were met by the staff and they were all dressed to...More

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Response from The Residence T, Owner at The Residence Boutique HotelResponded 2 weeks 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. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us and hope to welcome you back some day in the...More

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Todd40223
August 1, 2018|
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Response from JulieH406 | Reviewed this property |
They have both separate showers and tubs in the suites.
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BeFree86
November 12, 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
October 30, 2016|
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Response from gailflynn00 | Reviewed this property |
Agreed.. not really a family hotel.
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Room Tips
"We had the penthouse suite and the pool villa. Love both but if in a honeymoon definitely the penthouse..."
Vivraquel100
Oct. 28, 2018
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"Consider getting a suite. Several have very special amenities."
Gimmy1040
Oct. 23, 2018
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"Pay up if you can and get their "pool villa" with your own plunge pool (that's what we had)"
Alex_Tallinn
Oct. 2, 2018
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"Room number 9 has an outdoor private patio and table, bath and shower. Spectacular second floor location."
PatMcKenzie
Sep. 22, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$217 - US$464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaGautengGreater JohannesburgJohannesburg
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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