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
"Excellent Stay!"
20 Mar 2018
By Angel W
"The staff was so helpful from the moment we checked in. They were very accommodating in every way, from having breakfast packed for our early morning tour, to providing hot tea to my door when I..."
16 Mar 2018
By lpuiu157689, Northwest Romania, Romania
"The staff was very nice and helpful. The WALDEN HOUSE room was very clean and LUXURY. I highly recommend this guest HOUSE to all tourists. From here we have done many tours organized throughout the..."
"Great Stay, Relaxing Location"
15 Mar 2018
By Josh W
"The Walden House was selected by the excellent travel agent at Go2Africa when they booked our trip to South Africa. Walden House has a very convenient location which allowed for easy walking to..."
"Excellent in every way"
05 Mar 2018
By DavidGill, Nottingham UK
"Loved this place. Welcoming, friendly staff. We arrived early & they let us leave our car, luggage & we got in the room a bit early. Room was beautiful, very clean, spacious & high standard. In a..."
"Look No Further"
03 Mar 2018
By 943Deb, Clear Lake, Iowa
"Love this place! Perfect location! Clean rooms! We stayed for five nights. Close to restaurants and drinking places. Great assortment of breakfast items as well as made to order options. Staff..."
"Beautiful property, conveniently located, but expensive"
14 Feb 2018
By OneCvilleFamily, Virginia
"We stayed in several bed and breakfast inns when we visited Cape Town. This one was among the most beautiful and it is very conveniently located. (You can walk to one of the best restaurants in Cape..."
"Great find for a single traveller"
28 Jan 2018
By LaMarraine, London, United Kingdom
"On a flying visit to Western Province I stayed one night only at this boutique hotel and wished my visit could have been longer. Helpful staff stayed up for my late arrival and organised a reliable..."
"Great location, beautiful decor, excellent breakfast"
11 Jan 2018
By Dorothy W, Toronto, Canada
"We stayed 6 nights in a high-ceiling, lovely room and luxurious bath. Loved the bright, beautiful dining room and delicious buffet breakfast laid out plus whatever hot entree we desired. Attentive..."
"Great location and excellent service"
11 Jan 2018
By tracymrsg2015, Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
"A fabulous 3 night stay. Great location, about 5 mins drive from Table Mountain and a 30 min walk to the waterfront. We stayed in the Honeymoon suite which was fantastic - lovely big room with free..."
"Great Area"
06 Jan 2018
By kristae2018
"Great B&B in a lovely part of town. Safe and very near to some nice restaurants. Room very light and well decorated. Air conditioning a life saver as we were there when it was very hot. Delicious..."