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The Residence
5 stars

The Residence

17th 4th Avenue, 2198 Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
+27 118 532 480

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based on 315 reviews

The Residence
Thu 23/5
Fri 24/5
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Luxury Room
Double room
King room

About The Residence

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
Located in Houghton, The Residence is a boutique hotel that 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.

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Luxury Room
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King room
1 king bed
Double room
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at The Residence

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Fruits
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Dining room
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Dining table


  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner


  • Hairdryer
  • Open-air bath
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Walk-in shower

Services and conveniences

  • Business centre
  • Car hire
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Fireplace
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Tile/marble floor

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Plunge pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Private pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Sauna

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Disabled access
  • Adapted bath
  • Allergy-free room
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • CD player
  • TV


  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Trouser press
  • Iron and ironing board

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Baby safety gates
  • Children's high chair

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Evening entertainment
  • Beauty salon


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping


  • Fitness centre

Reviews of The Residence

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Pros:Best hotel in Jo'burg. Great rooms, staff and food


17th 4th Avenue, 2198 Johannesburg, Gauteng

What's nearby

  • South African Museum of Military History1.7 km
  • Johannesburg Zoo2.1 km
  • Constitution Hill3.1 km
  • Johannesburg Art Gallery3.8 km
  • Johannesburg Planetarium4 km
  • Neighbourgoods Market4 km
  • Wits Art Museum4 km
  • Market Theatre4.8 km
  • Africa Museum4.9 km
  • Sci-Bono Discovery Centre5.1 km
  • Standard Bank Gallery5.2 km
  • Lindfield Victorian House Museum5.5 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

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FAQs when booking at The Residence

  • Where is The Residence located?

    The Residence is located at 17th 4th Avenue in North, 4.4 km from the centre of Johannesburg. South African Museum of Military History is the closest landmark to The Residence.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Residence?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at The Residence.

  • Does The Residence offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Residence offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does The Residence offer free parking?

    Yes, The Residence offers free parking.

  • How far is The Residence from the airport?

    The Residence is 18 km from Johannesburg OR Tambo. The Residence is 28.4 km from Johannesburg Lanseria.

  • Does The Residence have a pool?

    Yes, The Residence has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Residence hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Residence in Johannesburg and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Residence and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Residence.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

4.4 km

Nearest airport

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Distance to airport

18.0 km