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The Walden House

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came in late, Got the Keys and went topnyheder rooms. Wauu the where great. A little word to Walden. It is a old villa build to be a hotel/bb. Located in a nice and quiert part, close to a small park and good restaurant. There are no rooms a like in the Big House. Don't know about the3 Others, but... More 

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waldenhouse, Manager at The Walden House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and ongoing upgrades to the property. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service, that our guests... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the walden house for 3 nights and enjoyed every bit of it! We were supposed to arrive around 6pm however, due to bad weather where we stayed the night before, we decided to head towards Cape Town early and arrived around 12pm. We emailed Amy in reception to let her know and she was very helpful: our... More 

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waldenhouse, Manager at The Walden House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and ongoing upgrades to the property. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service, that our guests... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a week long stay in a garden room - it was comfortable, beautifully decorated and presented and most importantly clean. The Walden House is in a very inviting setting with beautiful gardens and all of the home comforts you could want. The staff are very friendly and helpful, arranging transport and tours with no problem. The airport transfer... More 

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waldenhouse, Manager at The Walden House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and ongoing upgrades to the property. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service, that our guests... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifull building and rooms, great service. Location not bad, by (cheap) taxis everything is within 10 drive. Breakfast is well done for such a small guest house. Wines are great. All facilities are available and the service off the staff is really nice.

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waldenhouse, Manager at The Walden House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and ongoing upgrades to the property. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service, that our guests... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the honeymoon suite, a superbe stylish place and what an amazing view on Table mountain. We had to leave very early but that was no problem at all. Fresh coffee and a take away breakfast was arranged

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waldenhouse, Manager at The Walden House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and ongoing upgrades to the property. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service, that our guests... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found The Walden House a perfect choice for a weekend and mid-week stay. It is central to all the areas I needed to access in the city, but with a homely and peaceful stay. The staff were brilliant, making the checking in and out process quick and easy. Delicious breakfasts suitable to all different palates, including healthy options with... More 

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waldenhouse, Manager at The Walden House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and ongoing upgrades to the property. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service, that our guests... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

I can honestly say that I was blown away with my stay at the Walden House. Close to amazing restaurants in the area. The service is exceptional, the rooms are beautifully decorated. The staff at the Walden House go far and beyond to make sure your stay is as beautiful as the environment. Truly a gem worth visiting.

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waldenhouse, Manager at The Walden House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and ongoing upgrades to the property. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service, that our guests... More 

Zeist, Nederland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We stayed three nights in this colonial guesthouse. The rooms are good, but a bit dark. The staff were friendly and helpful. The greatest asset of this guesthouse was the location. Close to Kloofstreet with over 80 restaurants and only 5 minutes from V&A wharf and the Table Mountain. Tip: go to the bar “the Power and the glory” on... More 

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waldenhouse, Manager at The Walden House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and ongoing upgrades to the property. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service, that our guests... More 

Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The Walden house is centrally located and very good for easy access to all destinations. The staff are very friendly and especially Tatum who gave us an outstanding recommendation on a nearby local restaurant. We enjoyed our time here and we will definitely be back.

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waldenhouse, Manager at The Walden House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and ongoing upgrades to the property. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service, that our guests... More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

After visiting the national parks and having done many game drives, this beautiful mansion was a nice relaxing station. The staff is very friendly and helpful, and you feel very much at home here. Close to all interesting Cape Town sights and the hop on hop off bus. Highly recommended ☺

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and ongoing upgrades to the property. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service, that our guests... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about The Walden House

Address: 5 Burnside Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl , Tamboerskloof
Price Range: $111 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Walden House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Walden House Hotel Cape Town Central
The Walden House Cape Town, South Africa
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