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38 Kensington Crescent, Gardens, 8001 Cape Town, South Africa – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.7/10! (score from 19 reviews)
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Stay in the heart of Cape Town – Excellent location – show map
This trendy boutique hotel is situated at the foot of Table Mountain, right off Kloof Street. It has an outdoor plunge pool with mountain views and offers air conditioned rooms with balconies.
Kensington Place’s rooms have luxury bedding and elegant furnishings. Each room includes a laptop computer with free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station. The private bathrooms have a bathrobe and slippers.
A full English breakfast with fresh fruit is served each day until 3 pm. Kensington Place has a lobby bar with designer furnishings and a fireplace, and a restaurant with an outdoor terrace that serves international cuisine.
Guests of Kensington Place benefit from a free pass to Virgin Active Fitness Club.
The Cape Town International Convention Centre and the V&A Waterfront are a 10-minute drive away. Camps Bay and Clifton Beaches are less than 2 miles from the property. Free on-site private parking is available.
The hotel was awarded Tatler Magazine's (UK) Best City Boutique Hotel in 2007.
Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.
Most popular amenities
4 reasons to choose Kensington Place
Clifton 2nd Beach8.9 Excellent beach1.6 miles from property
Clifton 1st Beach8.9 Excellent beach1.6 miles from property
Clifton 3rd Beach9.1 Wonderful beach1.6 miles from property
Glen Beach8.8 Excellent beach1.6 miles from property
Camps Bay Beach9.0 Wonderful beach1.6 miles from property
Clifton 4th Beach9.0 Wonderful beach1.7 miles from property
Mediclinic Cape Town0.4 miles
De Waal Park0.5 miles
Table Mountain Cableway0.6 miles
Christopher Moller Art Gallery0.7 miles
Lifestyle On Kloof0.8 miles
Table Mountain0.8 miles
Labia Theatre0.8 miles
Gardens Shopping Centre0.8 miles
MyCiTi Station Gardens0.9 miles
South African Museum And Planetarium0.9 miles
Cafe/Bar Bacini's0.2 miles
Restaurant Black Sheep0.5 miles
Robben Island Ferry2.5 miles
V&A Waterfront2.7 miles
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens3.7 miles
World of Birds5.9 miles
Groot Constantia6.3 miles
Chapman's Peak11 miles
Mountain Table Mountain2.1 miles
Clifton 2nd Beach1.6 miles
Clifton 1st Beach1.6 miles
Clifton 3rd Beach1.6 miles
Glen Beach1.6 miles
Camps Bay Beach1.6 miles
Cape Town International Airport11.1 miles
Most popular amenities
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in
1:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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
Children over 12 are welcome.
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
There's no capacity for cribs at this property.
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are not allowed.
Kensington Place accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
The fine print
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.
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.
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
FAQs about Kensington Place
Kensington Place offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Beauty services
- Walking tours
- Bike tours
- Body scrub
- Facial treatments
- Body treatments
- Light therapy
From the nearest airport, you can get to Kensington Place by:
- Car 30min
Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.
Guests staying at Kensington Place can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).
Breakfast option(s) include:
- Full English/Irish
- À la carte
- Breakfast to go
Check-in at Kensington Place is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.
Kensington Place has 1 restaurant:
Room options at Kensington Place include:
Kensington Place is 1.3 miles from the center of Cape Town.
The prices at Kensington Place may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.