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Situated 2 minutes’ walk from Union Square and a classic Cable Car stop, this San Francisco hotel is in the heart of downtown San Francisco shops, galleries and restaurants. All elegant rooms offer free WiFi. Styled in white fine linens, each room features black out drapes, mahogany furnishings and a light-up mirror at Kensington Park Hotel. A flat-screen cable TV and free spa toiletries in the en suite bathroom are offered. A spacious desk and coffee-making facilities are also provided. The Grand Lobby reception offers sherry pours each evening for guests of Kensington Park Hotel. Dry cleaning services are offered to all guests. A business centre and a 24-hour reception are also provided. Fisherman's Wharf is 25 minutes’ cable car ride away. The Ferry Building shops, restaurants and ferries to Sausalito and Tiburon are 1.6 km away from Kensington Park Hotel. San Francisco International Airport is 40 minutes' drive away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of San Francisco, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Private parking available


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.1
Facilities
8.0
Cleanliness
8.7
Comfort
8.7
Value for money
8.1
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
9.1
High score for San Francisco
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Elihai
    Israel Israel
    The location is excellent, The crew was beyond the expected.
  • Andrew
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Excellent location just around the corner from Union Square (1 block) and Powell Street cable car start (turn around 2 blocks). China town was a 15/20 minute walk. The rooms were clean and comfortable
  • Ian
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Had a lot of charm and well located for Union Square with Cable Cars and some nice restaurants nearby.

Hotel surroundings

Facilities of Kensington Park Hotel

Most popular facilities
  • Private parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lift
  • Laundry
  • Heating
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Kitchen
  • Tumble dryer
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs US$60 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Fan
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
Accessibility
  • Auditory guidance
  • Visual aids: Braille
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Kensington Park Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 to 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

From 03:30 to 12:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 100 is required on arrival. That's about GBP 78. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 14 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 13 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

< 1 year old
Cot upon request
Free

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Kensington Park Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

The name on the reservation much match the photo ID and credit card. Guests with over-sized vehicles will be charged a parking fee per day. Valet parking is an additional fee per day. WARNING: The white zone in front of The Hotel is for passenger drop off only and is limited. Do not leave your car unattended. There is NO PARKING allowed in front of the hotel from 16:00 until 18:00. If you fail to adhere to these parking rules, your automobile may be towed and you will face a fine. The City of San Francisco has very strict parking policies and The Kensington Park Hotel will not be liable for any losses or tickets that is due to negligence. Accepted Payment Methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, Carte Blanche, Discover, JCB. This hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival. No pre-pay credit cards or gift cards will be accepted. Credit cards are pre-authorized prior to arrival. The Hotel is not responsible for guaranteeing the reservation if an invalid or expired credit card is provided. The name on the credit card used to check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Government issued photo identification and a credit card are required in order to check-in. If you have made a reservation with an Advanced Purchase Discount, you will NOT be able to cancel or modify this pre-paid non-refundable reservation type. Pet policy: only dogs are allowed, no cats. One dog only, medium size (40 pounds or less) and we do not accept the Pit Bull or Rottweiler breeds, or any dog that appears to be aggressive. The dog must be secured in a kennel or removed from the room when it is being serviced. The room must be serviced daily. If the dog disturbs other guests by barking, the guest will be asked to leave with the dog. No refunds and non-negotiable. A non-refundable pet cleaning fee will be charged at check in. (The room must be deep cleaned after a pet departs at an additional cost to the property) This fee is non negotiable. Guest must sign a written agreement upon check in that states the charges and the house rules.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

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

A damage deposit of US$100 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 14 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Kensington Park Hotel

  • Check-in at Kensington Park Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The prices at Kensington Park Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Kensington Park Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Kensington Park Hotel is 200 yards from the centre of San Francisco. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Golf course (within 3 km)