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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.

Kensington Place has been welcoming guests since Mar 10, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Breakfast to go

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Kensington Place

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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Clifton 2nd Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Clifton 1st Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Clifton 3rd Beach

    Clifton 3rd Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Glen Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Camps Bay Beach

    Camps Bay Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Clifton 4th Beach

    Clifton 4th Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.7 miles from property

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What's nearby
  • Mediclinic Cape Town
    0.4 miles
  • De Waal Park
    0.5 miles
  • Table Mountain Cableway
    0.6 miles
  • Christopher Moller Art Gallery
    0.7 miles
  • Lifestyle On Kloof
    0.8 miles
  • Table Mountain
    0.8 miles
  • Labia Theatre
    0.8 miles
  • Gardens Shopping Centre
    0.8 miles
  • MyCiTi Station Gardens
    0.9 miles
  • South African Museum And Planetarium
    0.9 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Bacini's
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Black Sheep
    0.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Robben Island Ferry
    2.5 miles
  • V&A Waterfront
    2.7 miles
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
    3.7 miles
  • World of Birds
    5.9 miles
  • Groot Constantia
    6.3 miles
  • Chapman's Peak
    11 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Table Mountain
    2.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Clifton 2nd Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Clifton 1st Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Clifton 3rd Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Glen Beach
    1.6 miles
  • Camps Bay Beach
    1.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cape Town International Airport
    11.1 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site


Amenities of Kensington Place
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
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
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Adults only
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Heated pool
  • Plunge pool
  • Light therapy
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Russian
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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

Child policies

Children over 12 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note: The full payment will be charged on bookings of 1 night.

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):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Canoeing
    • Beauty services
    • Walking tours
    • Hairstyling
    • Bike tours
    • Manicure
    • Body scrub
    • Facial treatments
    • Body treatments
    • Pedicure
    • 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
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • 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:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Kensington Place include:

    • Double

  • 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.