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Kensington Place

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   38 Kensington Crescent | Higgovale, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (City Bowl)
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  • Location
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Chino Hills, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our first stop on our SA vacation and we were so pleasantly surprised. Small and quaint. You get to know all the employees who are so sweet and helpful. We stayed four nights here and was centrally located to all the things we had planned to do and see in Cape Town. Close to the Water Front, to Camps Bay... More

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Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our final stop off for four nights at the end of our wedding and honeymoon tour in SA. We chose this gorgeous boutique hotel as we had been before in 2010 and fell in love with it. It was so nice to see some of the the same welcoming faces still working here. Michael and Blessings especially. We adored the... More

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully decorated, comfortable rooms, friendly staff, superb breakfast, great location - so overall a pretty perfect stay! We loved the stylish reception and breakfast area, and my usually difficult to please husband was effusively complimentary about his choice from the excellent range of breakfast options.

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Milano
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights, and all of them have been very nice. The hotel is gorgeous, the staff very nice as everywhere in South Africa. The breakfast is excellent! Located just 10 minutes from the water front area, is a perfect point to start discovering Cape Town. The hotel manager has always helped us in making reservation in... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
47 hotel reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We arrived a day late and very early in the morning, but our room was ready. Everyone at KP is so nice and helpful. The had pre-booked different restaurants for our dinner but we were exhausted, jet-lagged, had our days and nights mixed up, etc. so we did not leave the hotel. One of the managers, Michael, had the kitchen... More

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Unfortunately we were only here for I night but will be back. It's a cool place to stay, well chosen contemporary art, stylish furniture and a pleasant and comfortable place to relax. And possibly the best hotel breakfast we've had, no low fat yoghurt here thank goodness. Our room was very comfortable, great view and the bed was excellent. The... More

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TheEnthusiastZA, General Manager at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Dear Richard A Thank you for your review! I am very happy you had a such a lovely (albeit short!) stay with us. Please come and visit us again! With kind regards Austen General Manager More

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here on our first visit to Cape Town. We had a beautiful, big and comfortable room. The staff could not do enough to help us and made some great dinner recommendations including a delicious Greek restaurant at a local square. The breakfasts are the best I have ever had. The hotel is ideally located and... More

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TheEnthusiastZA, General Manager at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Dear Niamh G Thank you for reviewing Kensington Place! Always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback - it's a tribute to my wonderful team. I am so sorry that the pool was so cold - I am in the process of upgrading the heat pump to take the chill off during winter. Please do visit us again. Kind regards... More

Somerset West, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My husband surprised me for Valentines day and took me to stay at this beautiful place. We were welcomed by the friendly staff and entered into a modern property with sophisticated decor and finishings. We had a stunning room on the top floor with views of the city and table mountain. The pool was a relaxing break away and the... More

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TheEnthusiastZA, General Manager at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Dear Sam_Boshoff Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are delighted that you could get some time away with your husband on Valentines day and spend it at Kensington Place! We hope to see you soon. Sincerely Austen General Manager PS. Let us know if we can help you plan a surprise weekend away... More

Reno, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We stayed 5 nights and felt well cared for by the staff and enjoyed the amenities. Our room was one of the smaller ones which felt cramped at times, however, we usually rested near the pool which was very pleasant and not crowded. The breakfast meals were superb and they will customize if needed. Best of all the staff could... More

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TheEnthusiastZA, General Manager at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review - always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback! We're delighted you've enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back! Regards from Cape Town Austen General Manager More

Brussels, Belgium
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93 reviews 93 reviews
25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Staying in superior room (#5) for a single night. Excellent beds and super service. Very clean. Breakfast very nice with lots of choices - all served at the table. On negative side : no newspaper (maybe on request) and the curtains are horrible (they do not ban the light - its crazy in a place like this that designs wins... More

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TheEnthusiastZA, General Manager at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Kensington Place - thank you for the positive feedback and constructive remarks. Our curtains do have full block-out lining, however light can seep through the sides. We are currently looking for an alternative solution. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kensington Place in the not-too-distant future! Regards, Austen... More

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Also Known As:
Kensington Place Hotel Cape Town Central
Kensington Place Cape Town
Kensington Place Hotel Cape Town
Kensington Place Cape Town, South Africa
Address: 38 Kensington Crescent | Higgovale, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#29 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#31 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kensington Place 4.5*
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