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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.

On arrival at The Residence, you are greeted warmly and graciously before being shown around the guest areas on the ground floor.

There is an immediate awareness of the sophisticated splendour of the interior and an all-pervading atmosphere of total tranquillity. The entrance hall leads through to the sumptuous lounge and sitting room with plush furnishings inviting carefree relaxation for all seasons.

A cosy log fire is lit in the fireplace on chilly days, while doors opening onto the long, spacious veranda offer a cool respite from the warm African sun.

Guests are welcome to take a stroll through the manicured gardens and enjoy a game of tennis or swim a few lengths in the large outdoor pool.

Arrangements can also be made for guests to work out at a nearby gymnasium or play a round of golf on the Houghton Golf Course.

Sky Bar
The Sky Bar on the top floor offers spectacular views over the surrounding suburbs towards the city skyline beyond. What better place to enjoy sundowners while taking in the spectacular African sunsets, or sipping stylish pre-dinner cocktails.

The comfortable relaxation areas invite you to lounge away a few hours, interspersed with socialising in the Jacuzzi or cooling off with a refreshing dip in the swimming pool.

Residence Spa
This is your personal time capsule where you can enjoy traditional spa treatments or simply relax and unwind in the sauna and steam room.

The two treatment rooms are built on a suspended wooden deck with the soft, rippling sounds of water running below it.

Linger over a sumptuous champagne breakfast in the downstairs breakfast area.

We aim to please your palate and tempt your appetite with a choice of freshly squeezed fruit juices and delightful delicacies prepared with fresh, seasonal ingredients. We offer our guests the luxury of dining on demand.

Rooms and Units Available:

The air-conditioned suites are generously proportioned and designed for ultimate comfort and privacy. The interiors are luxurious, elegant and inviting, with soft light reflecting from the antique French crystal chandeliers onto dramatic velvet drapes and Persian rugs.

The king size extra-length beds with mattress tops and king size pillows of exquisitely soft goose down are dressed with fine Egyptian cottons and are turned down for your convenience in the evening.

With spacious balconies, tables, chairs and sun loungers shaded by large sun umbrellas, you can sit back and take in the views of the garden, tennis court and pool. The suites also have an outdoor shower, outdoor bath or Jacuzzi.

The en-suite bathrooms are well appointed with underfloor heating, piped music, and bath plus shower, with bespoke amenities as well as bathrobes, slippers and hair-dryer.

For an extra special touch of personal luxury, you can order an exotic bath from the exotic bath menu.

Facilities & Services available:

Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
24-Hour Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Wine Tasting
Team Building
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Curio Shop
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Tourism Information Desk
Xhosa / Zulu
DVD and/or VCR
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court

Cancellation Policy:

The deposit amount will be forfeited if cancellation is done within 4 days from expected arrival.


No 17, 4th Avenue, Houghton, Johannesburg.

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