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
"Quick getaway"
14 Jan 2022
By halexa410785
"The Waldon is lovely, for a quick getaway or a longer break. Close to everything you need to explore the Cape Town CBD. Quiet, central, well-kept, clean and high quality. It's highly recommended..."
"Lovely Place to stay in Cape Town"
08 Jan 2022
By BarreKat
"I stayed at the Walden House for 2 nights after arriving in Cape Town. It’s a beautiful house with a gate, spacious, air conditioned rooms, and a lovely cooked breakfast. The staff are so welcoming..."
"Great stay, comfortable and friendly."
06 Sep 2021
By corndog17, Wellington, New Zealand
"We stayed here in January 2019. Our room was quite spacious with great and quiet air conditioning. There was a complimentary and cooked breakfast which was a nice surprise. The staff were very..."
"Excellent stay"
28 Mar 2020
By Amanda_JLW, Wrexham, United Kingdom
"Our travel agent in South Africa recommended this. What a fabulous place, great location, beautifully decorated, clean and friendly. Our room was very spacious. A large airy bedroom, complete with..."
"Delightful small hotel in a very good and convenient location with great staff"
05 Mar 2020
By SouthShropshirefolk, Ludlow, United Kingdom
"After 2 weeks touring the wine lands, garden route and Addo Elephant Park, this hotel was perfect for both relaxing in a quiet (but convenient for everything) location and visting all the Cape Town..."
"Great guesthouse"
20 Feb 2020
By mh1968, Truro, United Kingdom
"We are just leaving after 4 nights stay here. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful and the location is in a peaceful suburb. Lovely room with views of Table Mountain from the adjacent..."
"Great small hotel, nice area and friendly staff"
18 Feb 2020
By reneM191, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
"The hotel was great, we had a nice and spacious room which was very clean. Location near a popular restaurant street and near table mountain was also good. The staff was super helpfull and the..."
"Great stay in Tamboerskloof"
01 Feb 2020
By C-B-Emsworth, Emsworth
"The Walden House is a delightul Guest House, brilliantly situatied in Tamboerskloof, with ease of access to restaurants and other shops, and not too far to walk to Bree Street area. Comfortable..."
"Mr Ricardo "
18 Jan 2020
By Wander678754
"Great location in a relaxing area yet only a few minute in a taxi ride to the V & A Breakfast was great. The staff were very helpful. A few bars & restaurants close by. Rooms clean..."
"Lovely little property"
09 Jan 2020
By Erin D
"Within easy walking distance of Kloof Street and a short drive from Table Mountain. Just around the corner from a Woolworths – the South African version of Marks & Spencer’s – which makes it super..."