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The Walden House

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5 Burnside Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
The Walden House
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Ranked #45 of 164 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
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Strand, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff. Excellent breakfast. Lovely stay and excellent location near all amenities at Bo-Kaap. Walking distance from various restaurants. Rooms are spacious and lovely decorated. I can recomment The Walden House for a relaxed stay.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect option for those interested in exploring the city. Within walking distance of the vibey Kloof and Long Streets - vibey restaurants with a local flavour. We were welcome by the sounds of a crackling fire, warm and cosy after the cold wet afternoon. Rooms were comfortable and had all the amenities necessary. Delicious breakfast and friendly staff – a... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Everything was just perfect. What a pleasant stay with fantastic staff and good breakfast. Highly recommendable institution. Nothing was overstated and there was never the feeling that the staff or other guests were in any way in my space.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The Walden House is just a very good accommodation. Friendly and helpful staff, a nice room, good shower, wifi, everything just works! The location is quite good to, not far from all the central attractions. Breakfast was very good. Would love to come back here!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A great location which gives you an opportunity to be able to walk to a lot of destinations if you love walking which we do. The room was very clean and well maintained. The morning breakfasts were good. With our hired car we were able to to zip in and out of town quite easily because of the well situated... More 

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Pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I love the Walden House. It is in a quaint quirky area with arty shops and nice restaurants. I like this end of town much more than he waterfront. The Company's Gardens, The cathedral and several great museums are all within walking distance. The rooms are lovely, staff friendly, breakfast excellent

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We were a group of 10 adults (family and friends in the 20s, 50s and one 90 year old) staying at Walden House for 10 days. The guesthouse was carefully selected after reviewing other guesthouses in the area. The selection was based on value for money, location and ability to offer peace and tranquility to a diverse group. We rented... More 

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Lancashire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The location is good for just about everywhere in the city. The view from our room was of Table Mountain - what more can you ask for? The room was large and the staff were very helpful throughout. There is secure parking, although it is a bit of a squeeze. Owing to a combination of circumstances we did not have... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

A wonderful location and atmosphere. Would recommend to anyone whether traveling on business or other. The rooms were clean and fresh with great attention to detail.Lavender sprigs everywhere were an especially nice touch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Our stay was comfortable,lovely breakfast,and helpful staff. We found the guesthouse to be very central for our visit. The house is tastefully decorated . There are restaurants close by.There is free wifi.

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