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
01 Nov 2019
By Silviaocc, Italy
"The Walden house Is Simply fantastic, great location, kindl staff, great breakfast. the style of this bed and breakfast makes you imagine living in the past, elegant and attention to detail, clean..."
"Lovely guest house with great views of table mountain"
06 Oct 2019
By Toni P, Redhill, United Kingdom
"We arrived for 4 nights in Capetown and were made very welcome at the Walden House. It was very clean and the hot breakfasts were delicious. The staff couldn't do enough for you and helped me to..."
"A welcoming haven but nightlife too"
30 Sep 2019
By Mena K
"A very welcoming and relaxing haven, walkable from the city centre. Good nights' sleep and tasty and healthy choices at breakfast. Helpful for planning our days out. Close to a small vibrant..."
"Nice, clean and quiet place near Kloofstreet."
24 Aug 2019
By 34Anena
"Nice, clean and quiet place near the Kloofstreet (Gardens). We had a good stay at the Walden House. It’s near restaurants etc, but we especially liked the service and kindness of the staff. Thanks..."
"Perfect stay in Cape Town"
18 Aug 2019
By tharinamarais, Worcester
"Beautiful guest house, clean, comfortable, friendly staff, perfect location, nice garden and pool. Beautiful view of table mountain from the balcony. Will definitely stay here again when in Cape..."
"Ken Phillips and family"
29 Jul 2019
By MONICA P, Pietermaritzburg
"A great stay ! Kirsten is a very efficient hostess and a credit to your B&B I pointed out that there is a leak in the ceiling above room 7 otherwise the venue is very convenient .......swap and stay..."
"Great base in Cape Town"
27 Jul 2019
By jbeste, Wilmington, North Carolina
"Our family of four arrived with a sick teenager and multiple travel delays. The staff could not have been more helpful with my daughter as well as helping us come up with some ways to rearrange our..."
26 Jul 2019
By Voyage80477
"The house was beautiful. We felt very comfortable, cozy, safe and well cared for. Breakfast was great and staff was wonderful. Beds were comfortable but I missed my memory foam mattress and..."
"An enjoyable stay"
23 Jul 2019
By Charmaine S, Cape Town
"Friendly staff, great location, well maintained and presentable rooms and facilities. Also a business with a social conscious - my stay was curtsy of a donated two nights for a raffle in support of..."
"Beautiful Boutique Property with charm"
30 May 2019
By Brinajael, Los Angeles
"Walden House is well located, safe and charming. The rooms are cheery, sunny and well appointed. The management and staff are friendly, honest, and super helpful. I will definitely choose to stay..."