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The Walden House

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5 Burnside Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Ranked #40 of 148 Cape Town Central B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had booked a suite, which was not in the main house but in an extention to its left. We were disappointed by the wall facing our main bay window and the length of the room instead of a nice square room. It lacked the cosy atmosphere that the main building seemed to convey. The reception staff was also too... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When I arrived at Walden House the staff were very friendly and professional and allowed me to book in a bit earlier as our meetings finished sooner than expected. They were very helpful and accommodating. Breakfast the next morning was great. Thanks for an awesome stay

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Klerksdorp, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can higly recomend guest house!! From our room,the friendly staff to the wonderfull breakfast,everything was absolutely spot on!! Thanks Carin and your team for the wonderfull hospitality we experienced!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This guesthouse was in a great location with easy accessibility to most of the popular sites in the area. There are so many cafes and small shops that are within walking distance. The grounds are beautifully manicured and rooms very comfortable. The staff was very friendly and helpful with any questions that we had. In the midst of what some... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Lovely rooms. Friendly reception . Scrumptious breakfast. Will definitely revisit! We arrived on a sunny Sunday afternoon and were welcomed by friendly staff who directed us to restuarants in the area for lunch. Rest of the day was at leisure at the hotel which felt luxurious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This guesthouse has a great location for easy access to most of the popular sites. The rooms are clean and the staff are friendly. The staff need to brush up on there knowledge of what is on there doorstep as far as recommendations of restaurants. Overall a pleasant stay.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The Walden House is a beautiful hotel located in Tamboerskloof, Cape Town. It is an easy 5 minute drive into town. If you don't have a car, there are lovely shops and cafes close by. Gardens is a great suburb to visit and easy to walk to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Walden house is a beautiful bed and breakfast in a really convenient location. We had a gorgeous view of Table Mountain from our room. We could walk to a lot of places and were only a 5 minute drive from almost everywhere we wanted to go. The room and the staff were great and the breakfast delicious. We couldn't recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We were staying with a number of people from overseas at the lodge as we were hosting a wedding in the Cpe. Carin, Amy and Lorna could not do enough for us. They made us so welcome, as if we were family. Carin runs an outstanding lodge/ house. . All the staff were so warm, helpful, making diner bookings etc.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

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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