This trendy boutique hotel is located at the foot of Table Mountain, it has solar panels installed, it 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 Marshall speakers , a flat-screen TV. The private bathrooms have a bathrobe and slippers. A full English breakfast with fresh fruit is served each day until 15:00. 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 Center and the V&A Waterfront are a 10-minute drive away. Camps Bay and Clifton Beaches are less than 1.9 mi from the property. Free on-site private parking. The hotel was awarded Tatler Magazine's (UK) Best City Boutique Hotel in 2007.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Breakfast to go

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Property practices

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Guest reviews

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Staff
9.8
Facilities
9.5
Cleanliness
9.9
Comfort
9.8
Value for money
9.0
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
10
High score for Cape Town
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  • Carina
    United States of America United States of America
    We absolutely loved our stay at Kensington place. Our room was modern and had a spacious balcony with amazing views of Table Mountain. The breakfast was fantastic, could be served to the room, and was available late for those of us who like to...
  • Melissa
    Indonesia Indonesia
    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Kensington Place. From the check in process, to the breakfast and room, everything was great. Nice hospitality touches throughout and we feel very taken care of. Room is clean with a great view of Table mountain...
  • Andreas
    Cyprus Cyprus
    Perfect small hotel with impeccable service and great breakfast

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Ambience
      Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Kensington Place
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
View
  • City view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Private check-in/out
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Express check-in/out
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Ironing service
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • 24-hour security
    • Safe
    General
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Wake-up service
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Heating
    • Car rental
    • Carpeted
    • Ironing facilities
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
    • Room service
    Accessibility
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • Adults only
    • Heated pool
    • Plunge pool
    • Pool/Beach towels
    • Pool bar
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Beach umbrellas
    Spa
    • Light therapy
    • Body scrub
    • Body treatments
    • Hairstyling
    • Pedicure
    • Manicure
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty services
    • Beach umbrellas
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    • Russian

    House rules

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

    Check-in

    From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

    Check-out

    From 1:00 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 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

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash Kensington Place 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: The full payment will be charged on bookings of 1 night.

    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.

    Please inform Kensington Place of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    FAQs about Kensington Place

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

      • Massage
      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Snorkeling
      • Diving
      • Canoeing
      • Facial treatments
      • Walking tours
      • Body treatments
      • Beauty services
      • Pedicure
      • Bike tours
      • Light therapy
      • Swimming pool
      • Manicure
      • Body scrub
      • Hairstyling

    • Room options at Kensington Place include:

      • Double

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Kensington Place has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant #1

    • Kensington Place is 1.3 miles from the center of Cape Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

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