The Walden House

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Nestled against the backdrop of the majestic Table Mountain lies The Walden House.

Build in 1900, this gracious Victorian home and garden suites, have been restored to its original splendor and refurbished with the most elegant finishes.

It has a colonial style, with a touch of Africa, and an open ambiance without clutter, with each piece of furniture selected with a purpose.

There are seven elegant en-suite rooms that offer you an unique and private setting in colonial style: White cotton bed linen, white painted wooden floors and ceiling fans for hot African summer days. Four of the rooms offer direct access to the beautiful garden. The large luxury suite has a fireplace, large Victorian bathroom with a separate shower. It offers direct access to the balcony with mountain views.

All the bathrooms are luxurious with heated towel rails. Each room has a flat screen television, telephone, mini bar, air conditioning, electronic safe and wireless internet access.Breakfast is always a treat at The Walden House.

The in-house chef offers you wholesome colonial breakfast in a warm and relaxed atmosphere.Situated in Tamboerskloof, The Walden House is the ideal base from which to explore the beauty of Cape Town. It is only five minutes from Cape Towns finest beaches, Table Mountain, the Waterfront and within a twenty minute drive from the famous Stellenbosch and Franschhoek winelands.
TripAdvisor ® Traveller Reviews
"A great place!"
22 May 2017
By jetlagger, Canada
"This place has it all. The great location, between downtown and Table Mountain cable car lower station. Beautiful villa. Excellent location also for people who will be boarding a cruise ship later..."
"Incredible place"
21 May 2017
By Jan K, Ancaster, Canada
"It is hard not to use superlatives when rating this place. The Walden House has it all. The great location, about half way between downtown and Table Mountain cable car lower station. If you choose..."
"Beautiful villa accommodation, with style"
16 May 2017
By enricot271, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
"Everything in the room and in the property was very cured. The staff very friendly and helpful. The breakfast abundant. Best poached eggs ever. The view is amazing from the balcony and the location..."
"Didn't get what we paid for"
08 May 2017
By Gonzalo J
"We booked the honeymoon suite and when we arrived they gave us a little room. When we complained about it, they gave us a better room, but still wasn´t the honeymoon. They offered to pay for an..."
"Home away from home!"
27 Apr 2017
By omar539
"Walden House exceeded our expectations! Great locations, good views, spacious clean rooms, yummy breakfast and very friendly staff. Everyone was welcoming and helpful! The neighborhood is very safe..."
"A wonderful and quiet retreat"
26 Apr 2017
By RichardStroud_13, Stroud, United Kingdom
"A lovely Guesthouse in a great location. Hugely comfortable with large airy rooms very well equipped.There is a lovely quiet garden small but quite beautiful. The pool is small but clean and there..."
"Lovely boutique hotel in great location"
24 Apr 2017
By NEG1977, London, United Kingdom
"This is a stunning property in a great location for all Cape Town has to offer. The views of Table Mountain from the honeymoon suite are stunning. Long Street and Kloof Street are a short walk away..."
"The Walden House Cape Town"
06 Apr 2017
By peterbundock, South Benfleet
"A beautiful house in a beautiful setting. The garden suite we stayed in was a true delight. The staff where always friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Would we recommend The Walden House..."
"A home away from home"
04 Apr 2017
By BestOfTheBest, Petersfield, United Kingdom
"If memory serves me correctly, we first discovered The Walden House in 2007, on what was then our third visit to South Africa. We have been back a further five times since, with this guest house..."
"Great Stay"
24 Mar 2017
By Anne M, Reading, United Kingdom
"Lovely guest house in a terrific location close to restaurants. Rooms are lovely and bathrooms were very large. Staff were particularly helpful (storing luggage while we went on safari) and..."