The Residence

  • 17 4th Avenue Houghton, 1477 Johannesburg, South Africa -
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Hotel type: Guest accommodation
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Hotel themes – The Residence

  • ✓ Design
  • ✓ Romance / honeymoon
  • ✓ Luxury
  • ✓ Spa / relaxation
  • ✓ Gourmet

Quick description

Located in Houghton, this boutique hotel offers spacious suites with a spa bath, and a balcony overlooking the garden, the tennis court or the outdoor pool.

Each of the air-conditioned suites is elegantly decorated with antique French crystal chandeliers, dramatic velvet drapes and Persian rugs. All the suites have king size beds with pillows of soft goose down and fine Egyptian cottons.

Guests can start their day with a rich breakfast buffet, including freshly squeezed fruit juices and delicacies prepared with fresh, seasonal ingredients.

The Residence Spa offers traditional spa treatments, a sauna and a steam room. You can also sit next to the cosy log fire fireplace, or relax in the spacious veranda.

Sandton City is 6 km away and the hotel provides free private parking and a car rental service. An airport shuttle and a tour desk are also available.

Rooms: 18

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Luxury Double Room

Food & Drink

Coffee machine, Dining table, Refrigerator, Dining area, Outdoor furniture, Kitchenware, Tea/Coffee Maker, Electric kettle, Outdoor dining area, Minibar

Bathroom

Bathrobe, Spa Bath, Shower, Additional Toilet, Bathroom, Free toiletries, Slippers, Toilet paper, Bath, Bath or Shower, Hairdryer, Toilet

Room Amenities

Desk, Dressing Room, Sofa, Tile/Marble floor, Hypoallergenic, Soundproofing, Private entrance, Seating Area, Hardwood/Parquet floors, Extra Long Beds (> 2 metres), Heating, Safety Deposit Box, Wardrobe/Closet, Air Conditioning, Carpeted, Ironing Facilities

Media/Technology

Telephone, Radio, Cable Channels, Satellite Channels, DVD Player, Laptop safe, TV, Flat-screen TV, CD Player, iPod dock

Services/Extras

Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock, Wake-up service, Alarm clock, Towels/Sheets (extra fee), Towels

Outdoor/View

Patio, Pool view, Garden view, Balcony

This luxuriously decorated room features a large flat-screen TV, an iPod docking station, and a coffee machine.

Each of the air-conditioned room has a balcony with views of the the manicured gardens, the outdoor pool or the tennis court.

The en-suite bathrooms are appointed with underfloor heating, piped music, bathrobes and slippers.

Luxury Suite

Food & Drink

Dining table, Coffee machine, Electric kettle, Dining area, Outdoor dining area, Refrigerator, Outdoor furniture, Kitchenware, Tea/Coffee Maker, Minibar

Bathroom

Additional Toilet, Hairdryer, Shower, Toilet paper, Bath, Slippers, Toilet, Bath or Shower, Bathroom, Free toiletries, Spa Bath, Bathrobe

Room Amenities

Air Conditioning, Ironing Facilities, Safety Deposit Box, Sofa, Seating Area, Wardrobe/Closet, Heating, Dressing Room, Fireplace, Private entrance, Hypoallergenic, Desk, Tile/Marble floor, Carpeted, Extra Long Beds (> 2 metres), Soundproofing, Sofa bed, Hardwood/Parquet floors

Media/Technology

iPod dock, Satellite Channels, TV, Radio, CD Player, Cable Channels, Telephone, Laptop safe, DVD Player, Flat-screen TV

Services/Extras

Alarm clock, Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock, Towels/Sheets (extra fee), Towels, Wake-up service

Outdoor/View

Pool view, Garden view, Landmark view, Balcony, Patio

This elegantly decorated Luxury Suite features a large flat-screen TV, an iPod docking station, and a Nespresso machine.

Each of the air-conditioned suites has a gas fireplace, a lounge, a hot tub and a balcony with views of the the manicured gardens, the outdoor pool or the tennis court.

The en-suite bathrooms are appointed with underfloor heating, piped music, bathrobes and slippers.

Luxury Suite with Spa Bath

Food & Drink

Electric kettle, Tea/Coffee Maker, Coffee machine, Refrigerator, Kitchenware, Outdoor dining area, Outdoor furniture, Minibar, Dining table, Dining area

Bathroom

Hairdryer, Bathrobe, Free toiletries, Bathroom, Shower, Spa Bath, Slippers, Additional Toilet, Bath, Bath or Shower, Toilet, Toilet paper

Room Amenities

Tile/Marble floor, Private entrance, Sofa, Seating Area, Fireplace, Heating, Safety Deposit Box, Desk, Carpeted, Dressing Room, Extra Long Beds (> 2 metres), Soundproofing, Hardwood/Parquet floors, Air Conditioning, Hot Tub, Hypoallergenic, Ironing Facilities, Sofa bed, Wardrobe/Closet

Media/Technology

Radio, Satellite Channels, DVD Player, Flat-screen TV, iPod dock, TV, CD Player, Telephone, Laptop safe, Cable Channels

Services/Extras

Towels/Sheets (extra fee), Alarm clock, Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock, Towels, Wake-up service

Outdoor/View

Pool view, Patio, Garden view, Balcony

This air-conditioned suite offers a lounge with a gas fireplace, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, DVD player and iPod docking station. It has a minibar, coffee machine and an additional outdoor shower and bathtub.

Presidential Suite

Food & Drink

Kitchenware, Minibar, Dining area, Outdoor furniture, Dining table, Outdoor dining area, Tea/Coffee Maker, Coffee machine, Electric kettle, Refrigerator

Bathroom

Bathrobe, Toilet, Spa Bath, Bath, Slippers, Bath or Shower, Free toiletries, Shower, Hairdryer, Bathroom, Additional Toilet, Toilet paper

Room Amenities

Fireplace, Air Conditioning, Heating, Soundproofing, Carpeted, Hardwood/Parquet floors, Dressing Room, Sofa, Wardrobe/Closet, Hot Tub, Hypoallergenic, Tile/Marble floor, Private entrance, Safety Deposit Box, Desk, Ironing Facilities, Extra Long Beds (> 2 metres), Seating Area

Media/Technology

CD Player, Radio, DVD Player, Satellite Channels, Telephone, iPod dock, Flat-screen TV, Cable Channels, Laptop safe, TV

Services/Extras

Wake-up service, Alarm clock, Towels/Sheets (extra fee), Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock, Towels

Outdoor/View

Garden view, Landmark view, Patio, Balcony, Pool view

Known as Madiba Suite, this spacious suite features a balcony and spa bath. It has a private champagne and wine cellar.

Penthouse Suite

Food & Drink

Electric kettle, Kitchenware, Dining table, Coffee machine, Refrigerator, Dining area, Outdoor dining area, Minibar, Tea/Coffee Maker, Outdoor furniture

Bathroom

Bathrobe, Bath, Bath or Shower, Additional Toilet, Free toiletries, Toilet paper, Bathroom, Spa Bath, Shower, Toilet, Hairdryer, Slippers

Room Amenities

Air Conditioning, Desk, Seating Area, Sofa, Fireplace, Extra Long Beds (> 2 metres), Hot Tub, Private entrance, Carpeted, Soundproofing, Wardrobe/Closet, Hypoallergenic, Heating, Tile/Marble floor, Hardwood/Parquet floors, Ironing Facilities, Dressing Room, Safety Deposit Box

Media/Technology

iPod dock, Laptop safe, Cable Channels, TV, Telephone, DVD Player, Radio, Flat-screen TV, Satellite Channels, CD Player

Services/Extras

Towels/Sheets (extra fee), Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock, Wake-up service, Towels, Alarm clock

Outdoor/View

Garden view, Balcony, Pool view, Patio, Landmark view

This air-conditioned suite offers views of the of Houghton Tree tops and comes with a balcony and tiled marble floors.
It has an outside bathroom with shower and spa bath.

Pool Villa

Food & Drink

Outdoor dining area, Refrigerator, Outdoor furniture, Minibar, Kitchenware, Dining table, Coffee machine, Tea/Coffee Maker, Dining area, Electric kettle

Bathroom

Spa Bath, Bathroom, Additional Toilet, Hairdryer, Slippers, Bath, Toilet paper, Free toiletries, Shower, Bathrobe, Toilet, Bath or Shower

Room Amenities

Wardrobe/Closet, Extra Long Beds (> 2 metres), Hot Tub, Soundproofing, Safety Deposit Box, Fireplace, Desk, Air Conditioning, Heating, Tile/Marble floor, Sofa, Ironing Facilities, Carpeted, Hypoallergenic, Dressing Room, Private entrance, Private Pool, Seating Area, Hardwood/Parquet floors

Media/Technology

Satellite Channels, Laptop safe, TV, Telephone, Cable Channels, iPod dock, Flat-screen TV, Radio, DVD Player, CD Player

Services/Extras

Alarm clock, Towels, Wake-up service, Towels/Sheets (extra fee), Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock

Outdoor/View

Balcony, Garden view, Patio, Pool view

This air-conditioned villa features a balcony, private pool and dining area.

One bedroom Luxury Suite

Food & Drink

Kitchenware, Minibar, Refrigerator, Dining table, Coffee machine, Outdoor furniture, Dining area, Tea/Coffee Maker, Outdoor dining area, Electric kettle

Bathroom

Hairdryer, Bath or Shower, Toilet, Free toiletries, Additional Toilet, Toilet paper, Spa Bath, Bath, Bathroom, Bathrobe, Slippers, Shower

Room Amenities

Hot Tub, Extra Long Beds (> 2 metres), Air Conditioning, Carpeted, Heating, Tile/Marble floor, Ironing Facilities, Sofa, Fireplace, Wardrobe/Closet, Safety Deposit Box, Dressing Room, Hardwood/Parquet floors, Seating Area, Hypoallergenic, Desk, Soundproofing, Private entrance

Media/Technology

iPod dock, Telephone, DVD Player, Cable Channels, Laptop safe, CD Player, Flat-screen TV, Satellite Channels, TV, Radio

Services/Extras

Alarm clock, Towels/Sheets (extra fee), Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock, Wake-up service, Towels

Outdoor/View

Garden view, Pool view, Patio, Balcony

This suite has a balcony, tile/marble floor and private entrance.

After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of The Residence

Food & Drink

Bar, Chocolate or cookies, Breakfast in the room, Restaurant (à la carte), Special diet menus (on request), Wine/champagne, Room service, Fruits, Snack bar, Packed lunches, Restaurant, Bottle of water, Kid-friendly buffet, Kid meals,

Business facilities

Meeting/banquet facilities, Fax/photocopying, Business centre,

Front-desk/reception area services

Express check-in/check-out, Luggage storage, 24-hour front desk, Ticket service, Newspapers, Private check-in/check-out, Safety deposit box, Tour desk, Concierge service,

Activities

Tennis court, Tennis equipment, Golf course (within 3 km),

Pools and wellness

Neck massage, Plunge pool, Spa lounge/relaxation area, Body Treatments, Fitness centre, Hot tub/jacuzzi, Spa/wellness packages, Foot massage, Sun loungers or beach chairs, Sauna, Steam room, Body scrub, Facial treatments, Back massage, Pedicure, Couples massage, Full body massage, Body wrap, Head massage, Shallow end, Fitness/spa locker rooms, Manicure, Sun umbrellas, Outdoor pool, Pool/beach towels, Waxing services, Outdoor pool (all year), Massage, Spa and wellness centre, Pool cover, Heated pool, Swimming pool, Beauty Services, Spa Facilities, Pool with view, Hand massage,

Common areas

Terrace, Outdoor furniture, Sun terrace, Garden,

Miscellaneous

Family rooms, Non-smoking rooms, Air conditioning, VIP room facilities, Heating, Allergy-free room, Facilities for disabled guests The Residence Facilities for disabled guests, Designated smoking area,

Transportation

Secured parking, Airport shuttle (surcharge), Accessible parking, Airport shuttle,

Entertainment and children services

Babysitting/child services, Books, DVDs, music for children, Board games/puzzles,

Cleaning services

Daily maid service, Dry cleaning, Ironing service, Trouser press, Shoeshine, Laundry,

Shops

Gift shop,

Internet

Free WiFi! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Parking

Free parking! Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

Policies of The Residence

Check-in

From 14:00 Until 22:00 hours

Check-out

From 11:00 Until 11:30 hours

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.
All children under 12 years are charged ZAR 950 per night for extra beds.
All further older children or adults are charged ZAR 1582.50 per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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General

Parking
Free parking
On-site parking
WiFi available in all areas

Food & Drink

Restaurant
Room service
Bar
Breakfast in the room
Packed lunches
Restaurant (à la carte)
Snack bar
Special diet menus (on request)
Kid meals
Kid-friendly buffet
Wine/champagne
Bottle of water
Fruits
Chocolate or cookies

Front-desk/reception area services

24-hour front desk
Newspapers
Express check-in/check-out
Safety deposit box
Valet parking
Tour desk
Ticket service
Luggage storage
Concierge service
Private check-in/check-out

Activities

Tennis court
Golf course (within 3 km)
Tennis equipment

Pools and wellness

Sauna
Fitness centre
Spa and wellness centre
Massage
Hot tub/jacuzzi
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool (all year)
Pool with view
Heated pool
Plunge pool
Pool/beach towels
Shallow end
Pool cover
Sun loungers or beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Beauty Services
Facial treatments
Waxing services
Manicure
Pedicure
Body Treatments
Body scrub
Body wrap
Spa Facilities
Steam room
Spa lounge/relaxation area
Spa/wellness packages
Back massage
Neck massage
Foot massage
Couples massage
Head massage
Hand massage
Full body massage
Fitness/spa locker rooms
Swimming pool

Entertainment and children services

Babysitting/child services
Board games/puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children

Cleaning services

Laundry
Dry cleaning
Ironing service
Shoeshine
Trouser press
Daily maid service

Services

Internet services
WiFi
Free WiFi

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