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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   5 Burnside Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (City Bowl)
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Ranked #32 of 151 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very well located guesthouse. The easiest location to get into from the airport. The weather was pleasant bad it made for a great stay. The staff were very friendly but not very knowledgeable on how to move around on foot. For instance they did not know where to get on the hop on and hop off bus. They also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The Walden House has a wonderful staff and the facility is very well maintained. Everything is clean and there is a beautiful lavender smell from the garden. If you need to plan any tours the staff is very accommodating. I would highly recommend The Walden House to anyone traveling to Cape Town. You will not be disappointed!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

First visit to Cape town, this guest house is conveniently located for Table Mountain (good view from the verandah), walking distance to many restaurants, short taxi ride to V&A Waterfront, also walking distance to hop on hop off bus stop. Great friendly staff, always willing to assist. Great breakfast, plenty to eat (hot and cold). Lovely Victorian building with some... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

a super helpful staff and a nice location in the center of CapeTown close to the table mountain. Since we traveled with a car it was useful they had a private parking which could be locked down. Since we didn't have any reservation for restaurants at NewYears evening yet, the staff helped us to find a nice restaurant (La Mouette)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Eccellent service and nice Room i cape town. Optimum quality/price place. Breakfast was huge with fruit and eh gas cooked every way. Very clean and you can park the car inside the private garden. It is also near the cable way to the table mountains

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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Our stay in Cape Town was wonderful and this hotel was the best place to be. The staff was amazing and went out of their way to make sure we were taken care of. Someone always was available if needed, and the breakfast was fantastic with many options. The location was perfect because we were close to everything and fell... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The place is beautiful and the staff very helpful and service minded. There are several nice restaurants really close by, and lots more a short walk away. The breakfast is wonderful, and so is the veranda where you can sit and admire the view over Table mountain. The room was beautiful and comfortable, although the bed was a little hard... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A great place for your stay in Cape Town. Very, very safe environment. Location was the best. Everything was clean, beds were very comfortable, the staff could not do enough for you. They would help you buy and print your tickets for Table Mountain or anything you wanted to do before leaving for your days activities. They arranged airport transfers... More

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for our first trip to Cape Town. The location is very convenient and the room was nice. A few really good restaurants just around the corner. We enjoyed their breakfast too. However the service can be improved a lot. Especially when compared to service we got at other places in South Africa. Ladies serving... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I stayed at the Walden House with my wife and it was great. We had room #1, which faced the garden area in the front. The gate made us feel very secure and our room was quiet at night. The room was very large there were tons of windows, which made the room cool and bright. The bathroom had a... More

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Address: 5 Burnside Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl , Tamboerskloof
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Walden House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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