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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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Ranked #4 of 104 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
43 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is a gem. We're here for four nights and have been expertly cared for. The desk manager/concierge is one of the best I've ever dealt with. He's gotten us great reservations at restaurants that suited us perfectly. Rooms are spacious, setting is charming. Located in a walkable and hip neighborhood.

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Louisville, KY
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58 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was looking for a small, comfortable, first-class hotel for a few nights in cape town. this hotel was up the hill from downtown and the waterfront (a reasonable 4-5 km walk) , towards table mountain. my arrival from johannesburg was late into cpt so the hotel was kind enough to arrange a private transfer for a reasonable rate from cpt... More

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70 reviews 70 reviews
29 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A delightful modern house with views in a great neighborhood of Cape Town. Excellent service with a very professional and friendly staff, led by general manager Austen. They will book restaurants, tours, shows, taxis, anything you need. Loved it. Highly recommended if you want a more personal experience than a large chain hotel.

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Athens, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed at this lovely inn for 4 nights before going on safari. It was a pretty property in a great location. The room was charming, much bigger than we expected with a beautiful balcony. The staff is great and the food was delicious. The service is first rate, they make a genuine effort to see to your needs and... More

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new york, new york
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We stayed at Kensington Place for four nights over our South African honeymoon. The beds were very comfy, and the staff was extremely accommodating. We loved the delicious breakfasts and the morning views of sunrises from our room. The only thing we wished was that there were coffee making machines in-room, rather than being charged for coffee delivery. The hotel... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The feel of Kensington Place is as if you were right in your own home. Kensington Place welcomed us after a long journey and made us feel at ease. Upon arrival to our room, we immediately gravitated to our balcony overlooking Cape Town for a refreshing cocktail. The views overlook Table Bay and if you leave the doors and windows... More

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los angeles
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I wish my house looked like Kensington Place! We stayed here for our honeymoon and was glad we booked KP. The hotel is small and you hardly run into any guests, which was perfect for us to relax in after sightseeing around Cape Town. The front desk helps you book and suggest restaurants to eat. KP is also located in... More

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Shanghai, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It has been a really good start to our stay in South Africa. The location is perfect. The hotel is quiet and clean. The staff is exceptionally great and friendly. The hosts are willing to share informations, assist you on any point. Food and wine are amazing. It's easy to stay a complete week there and be relax afterward. A... More

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new hampshire
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I would like to give this inn a 4.5 rating- I can't really justify a '5' compared to other places we stayed in South Africa, but I also can't give it a 4- too low. This is an absolutely lovely place and our room was incredible, with a large bed, tv, good size bathroom (with a heated floor!), sitting area... More

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Sebastopol, California
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21 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

After a night in a pleasant standard room, we were upgraded to a superior room with a lovely view of Table Mountain - especially compelling just before dawn - for the remaining three nights. That room was good-sized, very well furnished and decorated, had an extremely comfortable queen bed with a pinpoint reading lamp, and was nicely stocked with complimentary... More

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kensington Place 4.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Kensington Place Cape Town, South Africa

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