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
"One night business stay"
27 Nov 2017
By thedumahs, Hillcrest
"Picked this place rather than the usual City Lodge for a change. What a delight to find something a bit more personal and right on the verge of the bustling nightlife. A balcony upstairs offers a..."
"Very nice place"
18 Nov 2017
By Woelfe2014, Stuttgart, Germany
"Very nice place, good situated in Cape Town. Not far away from Lion’s Head, Table Mountain and Bo Kaap. Nice rooms and good (standard) breakfast. Has also a pool which we didn’t use because there is..."
"Comfortable and stylish"
30 Oct 2017
By megan070, Tamboerskloof
"I have stayed at Walden house on numerous occasions and it is always my first choice. The staff are exceptionally friendly and amazing attention to detail. New magazines are always available and the..."
"Cosy "
14 Oct 2017
By gmoggs, wales
"We recently stayed as part of our South African tour. Cosy and comfortable good size rooms. The staff were friendly and helpful, the breakfast was excellent and plentiful. Close to very good..."
"Wonderful Victorian Style Guesthouse"
09 Oct 2017
By Christoph H, Munich, Germany
"Wonderful guesthouse with nice details in the room, the breakfast room and the lobby. Staff was excellent and helpful, breakfast delicious and parking on the premises no problem. The bed had a great..."
"Gorgeous hotel"
08 Sep 2017
By Missoro28, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
"We stayed at the Walden early September for a few days. It's a beautiful hotel in a great location with views of Table Mountain and Lions Head from you room. Staff were attentive and helpful. They..."
"Holiday stay"
27 Aug 2017
By andrewhX4076TV, Secunda
"Really nice hotel in an old city house. excellent location, with nice resturants and bars a short and safe walk away. Great log fires in teh room and fantastic balcony over looking cape towmn and..."
"Beautiful venue"
10 Aug 2017
By eogorm_684844
"The venue was really beautiful and peaceful. I was in Cape Town on business, and the venue was also central to make commuting easy. I only spent one night at The Walden House, but will definitely..."
"We loved our stay!"
30 Jul 2017
By Jose_Hermanus, Hermanus
"When a friend recommended we book at Walden House we did so without looking at their ratings and seriously didn't expect much as it was last minute and a short stay. Wow, what a surprise! We were..."
"Adorable accommodations, central location"
27 Jul 2017
By Jperfect210
"Our travel agent picked this spot for us to stay for our stay in Cape Town. It was lovely. Our room was nice, the food was great, and the staff were friendly, helpful, and inviting. It was quiet..."