The Spa at The Residence

The Residence, part of The Residence Portfolio, is a one- of- a- kind boutique hotel located in the historic suburb of Houghton, Johannesburg.


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Whether you are a business professional with a demanding executive schedule or a leisure traveller with time to spend at your own discretion, your stay at The Residence will be a memorable one. 

Words do not do justice to the magnificence of the hotel’s 18 generously proportioned, air-conditioned suites. Each suite has been individually designed and tastefully decorated for ultimate comfort and privacy and lead out onto spacious balconies with tables, chairs and sun loungers shaded by large sun umbrellas. From the balconies you can take in the views of the garden, tennis court and pools (there are three outdoor pools)

And for the ultimate escape  -  The Residence’s Spa - a serene sanctuary in the all-encompassing atmosphere of tranquillity – with its two treatment rooms atop a suspended wooden deck, with the soft, soothing sounds of water rippling below - a wide range of Beauty and Body treatments forindulging the senses and soothing the mind, body and soul, are provided.

Guests can choose from a selection of massages - from traditional to contemporary (all individually tailored to specific needs); Body Wraps and Scrubs and for true indulgence there are the fabulous Spa Packages that include the Romantic Escape, the Ultimate Spa Experience, the Residence Signature Journey and the Residence Jet Lag Remedy; and then not to forget those “finishing touches” there are the Deluxe and Classic manicures/pedicures, waxing and eyebrow/lash tinting.  Tasty snacks and a range of African fusion inspired Herbal teas are served in the Spa’s Tranquility Lounge.


The Spa’s Summer Special: A Couple’s Moonlight Spa & Picnic Dinner – includes a welcome glass of bubbly, the exclusive use of  the Jacuzzi, a  60 min full body massage, a Picnic dinner, a glass of House wine, local beer or soft drink and a  30 min foot massage. Arrival at 6 pm; welcome drinks and Jacuzzi 6-6.30 pm; then the full body massage followed by Dinner at 7.45pm and at 8.15pm the foot massage. R2950 per couple.

The Residence Spa is open on Mondays to Saturdays from 10h00 to 19h00 and on Sundays from 10h00 to 18h00.

To book your sensory escape at the Spa call +27 11 853 2480


Contact details

+27 (0)11 853 2480


About The Residence Boutique Hotel and Spa - Johannesburg   

Centrally and conveniently situated in the charming olde-world suburb of Houghton, Johannesburg, The Residence, a unique boutique hotel and one that has become a new benchmark for luxury accommodation, will make your vacation or business trip a memorable one. No effort has been spared in creating the most elegant and beautiful of spaces  – from the stylish splendour of the interior, the sophisticated opulence of all the Suites - generously proportioned affording both comfort and privacy, the manicured gardens, cosy log fires on chilly days, the outdoor swimming pools, the tennis court, the cool spacious veranda offering respite from the African sun and the Spa - a serene sanctuary for mind, body and soul soothing to the all-encompassing atmosphere of total tranquillity for the discerning few who are fortunate enough to experience the sumptuous surroundings - The Residence - a boutique experience in quality, comfort and timeless elegance! 


The Residence Portfolio comprises:

  • The Residence – Houghton, Johannesburg - an elegant and exclusive boutique hotel situated in Houghton, Johannesburg
  • Camp Ndlovu – boutique lodge in the Big 5, malaria free, Welgevonden Game Reserve

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