The Walden House Tamboerskloof Guest House Accommodation in Cape Town

The Walden House

Guest House at 5 Burnside Road, Tamboerskloof, City Bowl, Cape Town, 8001, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About The Walden House

Built in 1900, The Walden House is located against the backdrop of the majestic Table Mountain. This gracious Victorian home and garden suites, have been restored to its original splendor and refurbished with the elegant finishes.

The Walden House has a colonial style, with a touch of Africa, and an open ambience without clutter, with each piece of furniture selected with a purpose.


Seven elegant en-suite rooms offer a unique and private setting. Rooms are decorated in a colonial style with white cotton bed linen and white painted wooden floors. 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 and boasts direct access to the balcony with stunning mountain views.

All the bathrooms are luxurious with heated towel rails and brass fixtures. Each room has a television set, telephone, mini bar, air conditioning 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 Town’s finest beaches, Table Mountain, the Waterfront and within a twenty minute drive from the famous Stellenbosch and Franschhoek Winelands.

For a business person it offers ideal accommodation with easy access to Cape Town’s central business district and international airport. We offer secure parking on the premises.

Whether on holiday or business, a stay at The Walden House will change your outlook forever.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Secretarial services
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Tour assistance

Accreditations (as claimed by The Walden House)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly RecommendedRecommended on TripAdvisor

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.929361
Longitude: 18.407213

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h30

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