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    The Walden House

    5 Burnside Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    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 are fresh towels always available. Very comfortable loungers. No restaurant (breakfast is...More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    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 and the staff are always on hand to...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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. Without a doubt. Peter and Jean Bundock

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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 consistently being our #1 choice of accommodation when in...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    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 breakfast was good too.

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    Parker Cottage
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$109 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Michelle H
    Hello possibly going to stay and will be single woman travelling on own, will I feel safe?
    18 February 2016|
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    Response from RoyVerlaak | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, Iám almost certain you will feel safe. we stayed with a family and feel really safe.
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    fabiennearg
    Are bedrooms quiet?
    16 November 2016|
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for the ground floor room which leads onto the verandah!"
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    "Probably on the first floor with balconies"
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    "Ask for a garden room"
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    "Rooms 2 & 4 had Twin showers, room 3 did not - all three rooms were perfectly situated and well appointed."
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