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The Walden House

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4.0 of 5
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5 Burnside Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Brno, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clean, comfortable and spacious. Breakfast was good with lots of variety and the pool is great after a full day sightseeing in the heat. There are lots of great bars and restaurants within walking distance and the area safe. We would return.

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Bath, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a find! The Walden House is a roomy, attractively furnished and well-situated Central Cape Town guest-house. It is well-run; with a permanent manager sleeping on-site, and friendly housekeeping staff who prepare a your choice of cooked breakfast and also provide a generous breakfast buffet. We were here during a heatwave, and we're SO grateful for the efficient A/C and... More 

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

Thank you very much for your beautiful review of The Walden house. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed the breakfast that was provided to you. We are glad that you enjoyed the cooling AC during the heat wave and that you like the twin shower in the honeymoon suite. we look... More 

Surrey, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Garden Room 1 more than met our needs for our 8 nights in Cape Town. The laundry service, however, is outsourced and quite expensive compared to others we stayed at during our trip. There is however a self-service laundromat very close to the Walden House.

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

Thank you very much for your wonderful comment and we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next stay. Regards The Walden House Management More 

Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As always, the Walden House has been one of our favorite hotels in Cape Town. Great location, easy going and very convenient for us, as nice restaurants etc. are near by. Nevertheless, the rooms in the main house (second floor) are nicer than the ones in the "annex".

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

Thank you very much for your wonderful review of The Walden House. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed your room in the main house. we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards The Walden House Management More 

Wilrijk, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifull house, magnificent room and the biggest shower ever seen! Fantastic location! Delicious breakfasts! Amazing terras with Tablemountainview! Lot of good restaurants in walkingdistance Not far from Longstreet and Green Market!

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

Thank you very much for your review of The Walden House. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the breakfast. we look forward to welcoming you back soon kind regards The Walden House Management More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay in the Walden House. We were in the honeymoon suite, which is just amazing. Walden House is located in a nice neighborhood with lots of restaurants (personal favourite: Kloof Street House). Staff was lovely. Breakfast was also more than ok.

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

Thank you for your review on The Walden House. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in our Honeymoon suite, which is amazing. We are happy that you enjoyed the service and breakfast that was provided to you. we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards The Walden House Management More 

Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Rooms are fabulous, locations is excellent and views of Table Mountain were spectacular. Service also first rate. Good restaurants are in walking distance and Cable car to top of Table Mountain is close by as well. They arranged for pickup from the airport

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

Thank you very much for your wonderful review of The Walden House. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed the service that was provided to you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards The Walden House Management More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

There was no one from the management there to open the gate on our arrival on our first night. No one answered the telephone, or the doorbel. Not even the nightmanager. Who seemed not te be there at all. In spite of the special confirmation of the hotel that we could arrive late due to the arrivaltime of our plane.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Beautiful guesthouse in Tamboerskloof, my preferred neighbourhood for a stay in Cape Town. Table mountain, the waterfront, signal hill as well as several excellent restaurants are in walking distance or can be reached within very few minutes by car/taxi. The area is considered to be safe. The guesthouse is tasteful furnished, cozy, well maintained and clean. Staff was very friendly.... More 

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

Thank you very much for your comment about The Walden house and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. we are sorry that the breakfast did not meet your expectations and will aim to improve the standard provide More 

Batam, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

After a warm welcome we where shown our rooms 5 & 6 on the second floor with direct access to their lovely balcony with stunning views over the table mountain. The rooms are spacious, beds comfy, shower strong and WiFi excellent. This combined with their most friendly service and sumptuous breakfast makes it a wonderful stay. Within a short walk... More 

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

Thank you very much for your review on The Walden House. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and we made you feel at home. We appreciate all your comments and look forward to welcoming you soon. Regards The Walden House More 

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