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The Residence

  • 17 4th Avenue Houghton, 1477 Johannesburg, South Africa - View on map
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Hotel themes – The Residence

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

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

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

Bathroom

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

Room Amenities

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

Media/Technology

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

Services/Extras

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

Outdoor/View

Pool view, Patio, 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 with Jacuzzi

Food & Drink

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

Bathroom

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

Room Amenities

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

Media/Technology

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

Services/Extras

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

Outdoor/View

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

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, Outdoor furniture, Minibar, Coffee machine, Kitchenware, Dining table, Dining area, Outdoor dining area, Refrigerator

Bathroom

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

Room Amenities

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

Media/Technology

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

Services/Extras

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

Outdoor/View

Balcony, Pool view, Patio, Garden view

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

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

Bathroom

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

Room Amenities

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

Media/Technology

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

Services/Extras

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

Outdoor/View

Landmark view, Balcony, Pool view, Patio, Garden 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, Refrigerator, Dining area, Outdoor dining area, Dining table, Kitchenware, Minibar, Outdoor furniture, Tea/Coffee Maker, Coffee machine

Bathroom

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

Room Amenities

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

Media/Technology

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

Services/Extras

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

Outdoor/View

Garden view, Pool view, Balcony, 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

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

Bathroom

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

Room Amenities

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

Media/Technology

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

Services/Extras

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

Outdoor/View

Garden view, Pool view, Patio, Balcony

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

One bedroom Luxury Suite

Food & Drink

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

Bathroom

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

Room Amenities

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

Media/Technology

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

Services/Extras

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

Outdoor/View

Balcony, Patio, Pool view, Garden view

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

General

WiFi available in all areas

Activities

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

Food & Drink

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

Pools and wellness

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

Transportation

Airport shuttle, Secured parking, Accessible parking, Airport shuttle (additional charge)

Front-desk/reception area services

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

Common areas

Terrace, Outdoor furniture, Garden, Sun terrace

Entertainment and children services

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

Cleaning services

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

Business facilities

Meeting/banquet facilities, Business centre, Fax/photocopying

Shops

Gift shop

Miscellaneous

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

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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Contact methods

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General

WiFi available in all areas

Activities

Tennis court
Golf course (within 3 km)
Tennis equipment

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

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

Front-desk/reception area services

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

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

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