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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 #27 of 147 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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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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White Plains, New York
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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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Walden House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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