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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 #30 of 148 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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White Plains, New York
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27 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Bristol, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend a stay at Walden House. All of the staff were friendly and attentive making sure we had a fantastic time. They even helped us contact tour guides and were ready with information about locations of the things we wanted to visit! The room we had was beautiful with dressing gowns, biscuits and a comfortable bed ensuring we were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This place was recommended to me by my Southern African Tour Operator - Greenlife Africa. It was a wonderful suggestion. I enjoyed staying in a neighbourhood (Tamboerskloof) that was new to me and having a new area to explore as well as being in walking distance to Long St, The Company Gardens etc. There were a lot of really good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Super stay! Excellent luxurious place and service of very high standard. Highly recommended, for a relaxing treat. The room was very comfortable with white and fresh linen. The fridge was packed with wine and soft drinks. Tea and coffee with rusks on hand. The bathroom scent amenities was just a treat. The heated towel rails was GREAT! The breakfasts ......out... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The Walden property is beautiful and the rooms, are lovely and spacious. Breakfast was plentiful and very good, could last you till supper time, service, cleanliness, information availability was excellent.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Really beautiful building, nicely decorated throughout, great breakfast / breakfast area and a safe place to park your (rental) car. We stayed in room 6, which is I believe one of the smaller rooms they have, but it had a nice romantic and beachy feel and was clean. We enjoyed the good shower and the freshly baked cookies / cakes... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Service and cleanliness were top-notch. One evening we arrived soaked. They put our stuff in the dryer, though they don't ordinarily provide laundry services. Minor: 2 showers not necessary, more living space & a second suitcase stand better.

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Our stay in Cape Town was wonderful and this hotel was the best place to be. The good was excellent and the staff were amazing. Location was very convenient to good restaurants and the view of table mountain was an added bonus.

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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*
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Nestled against the backdrop of majestic Table Mountain lies one of the Cape's finest guest houses - The Walden House.To some it is a luxurious retreat from which to explore the beauty of the Cape Peninsula. It is situated only five minutes from Cape Town's finest beaches, Table Mountain and the V&A Waterfront.There are seven en-suite rooms. Each suite is furnished in a different style, creating a delightful ambience for every taste.At The Walden House, luxury is achieved through attention to details, complete comfort and courteous, unobtrusive service.We offer:Wireless internet access, secure parking, 24h security, airport transfer, private tours, air conditioning, full breakfast included ... more   less 
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