The Residence Boutique Hotel

17 4th Avenue, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 1477, South Africa | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $226.00

Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

Joberg again

A travel blog entry by africa3503

Back to the Residence for a stop-over on our way to Lost City

Up in the air we fly!!

A travel blog entry by lauraandmikey


... enough to travel, and having the wrong currency and running out of money paying for a meal at a restaurant – my sub conscious has been working overtime!! I’ve had butterflies in my stomach for at least the last 2 days – a strange mixture of excitement and nervousness. Lots of catch ups, farewells, big hugs, quality time spent with our family, and I think we managed to hold it together pretty well! I didn’t get teary until the plane ...

Apartheid Where It Belongs - In a Museum

A travel blog entry by another-sky


... white boys can and will flirt with and date black girls. Is that a sign of hope?

In the Apartheid Museum, we saw a sign dating from the 1970s which declared this: CITY OF DURBAN: Under section 17 of city bylaws , this bathing area is reserved for the sole use of members of the white race group. A few days later, it just so happened that we were walking on that very beach in Durban, fronted by a modern and beautiful promenade ...

Build up day

A travel blog entry by thailand2013


... us :)

Once we had all finally packed our backpacks and all the final information was given to us we joined the group of chatting parents for a casual braai to set their minds at ease and have some quality time together before the approaching departure.

Overall the day was a huge success and although we're all quite nervous about the trip ahead we are definitely up for the (world) challenge ;) ;)

Arrival in Africa

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube


... spent on Nelson Mandela, considered the father of the modern South African Republic. It is definitely worth reading the wikipedia articles on Mandela, Apartheid, and F.W. DeKlerk.

I never could get in touch with my couch surfing host, so I booked a last minute two-night stay on It turned out to be a good sized house in a good neighborhood. The gentlemen living there rented out rooms to help offset their living costs.


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This 5 star hotel, located on 17 4th Avenue, Johannesburg, is near South Western Townships, Carlton Centre, AECI Dynamite Factory Museum, and Everard Read Gallery.
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    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding