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The Walden House

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Can we start with the buffet breakfast and made-to-order hot entrees? We loved being able to waltz downstairs and being seated in the sunny breakfast nook. Room 7 was exceptional - and the adjacent outdoor deck was terrific. we loved how well appointed the rooms were and how spacious! the only drawback was that there isn't a large selection of... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

This was our fourth stay at walden House, although the first one for over 10 years. We weren't disappointed. Everything was much as we had remembered it, although there had obviously been updating and modernising over the period. We couldn't fault the place, the staff or the food and the neighbourhood has improved too, although we were pleased to find... More 

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

Dear Mr Farley Thank you for your great review! We appreciate your feedback. We hope we'll see you again (not in 10 years time). Warm regards, Carin Greyling More 

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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Today is my last day after a 6 night stay here. Everything has been amazing, and this is definitely the best place I've stayed overseas. The staff is lovely. Housekeeping is great. The views from the balcony! And the daily breakfast is delicious. Tip: I stayed in #7 at the front of the house, and that can get a little... 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 

Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

The perfect place to be in Cape Town, very quiet neighborhood located just 5 minutes from downtown. Very nice team members ready to assist you in everything. Excellent breakfast and hospitality. I enjoyed very much the sautéed vegetables.

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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 

Krefeld, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Got in Countach with us long before our stay to ask for any special needs, very attentive during our stay. Woke us up after the official breakfast hours to ask us if we still wanted to have breakfast. Abundant breakfast. Very beautiful property.

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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 

Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

The Walden House provides its visitors with more or less everything you could ask for unless you are looking for a huge hotel. The Guest House has 7 cozy rooms with ample space and is located in a part of the City of Cape Town, that is within walking distance of downtown, V&A Waterfront, busstops as well as many lovely... 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 March 23, 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to stay here for 4 nights. Beautiful place everything from the rooms, breakfast, views from the balcony. Staff were so lovely and accommodating. Would highly reccomend and will be returning again.

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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 

Hatfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

With my husband I stayed at The Walden House in Tamboerskloof between 7 and 11 March. We enjoyed excellent breakfasts and were comfortably settled in what I suspect was the honeymoon suite. From our windows we had a view of the sun touching the top of Table Mountain each morning. The staff were attentive and Carin helpful and friendly. We... 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 

Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Everything was just perfect. We enjoyed our stay. All our wishes were fulfilled which made this trip unforgettible. Breakfast offers a variety of cerials, fruits, juices, breads and eggs. Parking area within the hotel.

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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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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Airport Transportation
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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: $106 - $176 (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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