The Residence

A luxury boutique hotel in Johannesburg, The Residence is set in carefully manicured gardens and offers a quiet retreat from which to explore the city. Found in the pleasant suburb of Houghton, the area is prosperous and was once home to former president Nelson Mandela. Guests will find the warm, friendly staff and high standards of accommodation ensure a comfortable stay.

Pool (2) Madiba terrace Spa Massage
  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

The air-conditioned suites found at the hotel are large and seductively elegant. Their sophisticated sense of style is most inviting with Persian rugs, crisp Egyptian cotton and crystal chandeliers completing a look of plush refinement. Look out from your private balcony over the gardens, pool or tennis courts and enjoy the sunshine. For slightly more luxurious options the Penthouse Suite and the Madiba Suite are both on offer. from the Penthouse enjoy a large skylight over the bed and a roof garden with a Jacuzzi and from the Madiba expect to find your own champagne and wine cellar.

For complete relaxation the Residence Spa is the perfect choice. Unwind with traditional spa therapies in one of two treatment rooms and indulge in time well spent in the sauna and steam room. Guests can also expect to find two stunning lounges, a piano bar and two swimming pools.

Getting There

Approximately a 30 minute drive from the O.R. Tambo International Airport.


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Jinous Rouhani

We were only there one night, but it was a beautiful place, and very nice and quiet. The food was great, and the atmosphere throughout was amazing. It was this perfect oasis inside the big city! All of the staff were amazing. Our driver, Marvin, was wonderful. Not only did he keep us safe and overall take good care of us, but he was so knowledgeable and shared so much…

06/05/2022 Read full trip review

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Shaun & Kathleen Mulvaney

Just a one night stay here and it's a lovely hotel, and we were fortunate to stay in the penthouse suite so were really spoilt. Just sorry it was only one night.

30/03/2022 Read full trip review

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