Houghton Place

51 7th Street, Houghton EstateJohannesburg2198South Africa
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About Houghton Place

Located in an upscale and leafy suburb, Houghton Place is a comfortable guest house within two kilometres of the James & Ethel Gray Park and ten minutes' walk from the Rosebank Gautrain station..

The property has three contemporary rooms on offer, with features like free Wi-Fi, well-stocked refrigerators, bathtub and flat-screen TVs standard. Complimentary tea/ coffee and biscuits are also provided in all rooms along with a movie streaming service.

Private parking, a patio space, living room and a spacious dining room are some of the facilities on offer here. An outdoor swimming pool with sun loungers is also present on-site.

Continental breakfast is complimentary for all guests. There are plenty of eateries in the surrounding area, including Dopio Zero and Fournos, which are less than 15 minutes' walk from the guest house.

Attractions like Acrobranch Melrose, an outdoor obstacle course, and Wanderers Cricket Stadium are within three kilometres of Houghton Place, as is the Johannesburg Zoo.


51 7th Street, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, 2198, South Africa
Telephone: +27 118807438 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine

Room facilities

  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Wonderful hosts

In review after review guests note that the owners and hosts of this property are great folks with an amazing taste for hospitality. They make the guests feel right at home, which is why all the travellers give rave reviews about them. Their pet dog is very friendly, playful and quite a favourite with the guests too. Late arrivals or any other special requests are reportedly treated with great care and warmth.

Artistic design

Reviewers report that he house is designed in a very unique and modern way with airy interiors and plenty of natural light. The owners’ taste in modern art is reflected in the decoration and furniture, and guests seem to find the whole effect very appealing.

Yummy breakfast

Guests say the complimentary breakfast served here is always prepared by the owners, who use only fresh ingredients. It is cooked to order which is tough task, but one that the owners reportedly take up with great relish. The taste is amazing and the entire experience in the spacious dining area is splendid.

Negative Reviews

No air conditioner

The rooms have only fans to provide cooling instead of an air conditioner which can be an issue for some guests in the hot summer months.