The Residence Boutique Hotel has a brand-new look and feel

July 31, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, The Residence Boutique Hotel in Houghton is so much more than your standard boutique hotel. The beautiful surroundings and opulent spaces put you at ease and delight, offering a truly unique boutique experience (the type of place you’d want to go for a staycation).


Just when we thought that experience couldn’t get any more exclusive and luxurious, they proved us wrong – the hotel has just completed a soft refurbishment and now boasts a brand-new look and feel!

So what can you look forward to? There’s a new couple’s treatment room in the spa, which previously had only one treatment room for couples. Each room is special, providing guests with an open area option or a dark cosy enclosed option. In other words, you can now choose from two very different experiences.


The deck around the heated pool has been expanded and new tables and chairs have been added, so guests can enjoy a long, lazy lunch around the pool area (don’t you think it’s just the perfect spot for a few afternoon G&Ts?). What’s even more exciting is that this space will also be used to hold small gatherings for afternoon gin tastings and high teas.

The gym has also been relocated to the second floor and now overlooks one of the hotel’s pools, providing guests with the best possible treadmill views. Plus, the gym offering has been expanded with new cardio equipment and weights for all the fitness addicts.


Have you visited The Residence since it underwent its soft refurbishment? If you have, let us know your thoughts in the comments!

A: 17 4th Ave, Houghton Estate

T: 011 853 2480


Hello Joburg was first published in April 1980 as a monthly restaurant and entertainment magazine. Over the years we have developed a network of patriotic Joburgers that love nothing more than sharing their experiences in this beautiful city!

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