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.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.1)

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 full bed
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
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1 full bed
1 twin bed
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1 full bed
1 twin bed
3 twin beds
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1 full bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
7.6
Facilities
6.0
Cleanliness
6.3
Comfort
6.4
Value for money
6.6
Location
8.1
Free WiFi
7.5
Low score for Bournemouth
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Hotel area info

Amenities of Kensington Hotel

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible 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
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Chinese

House rules

Kensington Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Check-out

From 8:00 AM to 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 will be charged as 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 upon request
£30 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

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 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.

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.

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

FAQs about Kensington Hotel

  • Kensington Hotel is 2,600 feet from the center of Bournemouth. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The nearest beach is 1,800 feet from Kensington Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

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

    • 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.