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This property is a 7-minute walk from the beach. Just 10 minutes’ walk from Bournemouth’s award-winning beaches, The Kensington Hotel offers bright, traditionally furnished rooms with private bathrooms.

Each room at The Kensington includes a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Rooms also feature free fast speed fiber Wi-Fi, while some provide comfortable seating areas.

Free parking is available at The Kensington, and Bournemouth’s city center is a 10-minute walk away. Bournemouth Pier can be reached in 15 minutes on foot, and Bournemouth International Center is 10 minutes’ walk.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

Kensington Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 10, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Kensington Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Westcliff Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1,700 feet from property
  • Alum Chine beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1,800 feet from property
  • Eastcliff Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    3,200 feet from property
  • Canford Cliffs Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.2 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Bournemouth Library
    0.2 miles
  • West Cliff Lift
    0.4 miles
  • The Square
    0.4 miles
  • Lower Gardens
    0.5 miles
  • Bournemouth Beach
    0.5 miles
  • St Peter's Church
    0.6 miles
  • Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre
    0.6 miles
  • Grosvenor Casino Bournemouth
    0.7 miles
  • Bournemouth Pier
    0.7 miles
  • Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
    0.7 miles
Top attractions
  • Boscombe Beach
    2 miles
  • Sandbanks
    3.5 miles
  • Poole Harbor
    5 miles
  • Corfe Castle
    9.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Westcliff Beach
    1,700 feet
  • Alum Chine beach
    1,800 feet
  • Eastcliff Beach
    3,200 feet
  • Canford Cliffs Beach
    1.2 miles
  • Boscombe Beach
    2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Bournemouth Airport
    4.8 miles
  • Southampton Airport
    28 miles
  • Bristol Airport
    58.5 miles
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Amenities of Kensington Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Chinese
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House rules Kensington Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Check-out

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0+ years
Extra bed by request
£30 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Kensington Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that parking is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Kindly note that the hotel is currently undergoing a partial remodeling. Some rooms may experience low water pressure due to the age of the building but a new water/heating system will be installed soon.

When booking for 6 people or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about Kensington Hotel

  • The prices at Kensington Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Kensington Hotel is 2,600 feet from the center of Bournemouth.

  • Check-in at Kensington Hotel is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at Kensington Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Triple
    • Single

  • Yes, Kensington Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The nearest beach is 1,800 feet from Kensington Hotel.

  • Kensington Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):