The Residence

Rated 9.5 in 212 reviews. 18 rooms.


The Residence is an extraordinary boutique hotel that is truly one of a kind, no effort has been spared in creating the most sublime surroundings to surpass your greatest expectations. Whether you are a business professional with a demanding executive schedule or a leisure traveller with time to spend at your own discretion, we are here to ensure that your stay with us will be memorable.

Take a stroll through the manicured gardens and enjoy a game of tennis or swim a few lengths in the outdoor pools. Guests can work out in our fitness room, and arrangements can be made to play a round of golf on the nearby Houghton Golf Course.

A warm, hospitable welcome awaits you at The Residence exudes a charming air of quiet dignity, with an abundance of bougainvillea blossoms cascading down the terraced gardens. This is a blissful oasis where guests are treated with personalised service and are invited to make themselves at home.

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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