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Kensington Place

4.5 of 5 38 Kensington Crescent | Higgovale, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

Just spent 6 nights at one of my favourite and certainly one of the coolest, hippest hotels in Cape Town - Kensington Place. Very stylish and classy with a wonderful energy. Its everything you could dream a small boutique hotel could be. Staff & service - fantastic and friendly. Nothing is ever too much trouble. Loved the food, even though... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

My partner and I came to S.A. to celebrate a good friend's 50th birthday. Having saved up some money, we decided to treat ourselves this trip. We enjoyed our stay in general - wonderful breakfast, attentive staffs and spacious rooms. The only missing detail is the electrical outlets in the bathrooms. They went extra miles to have the dual (110... More 

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416chrisweir, Owner at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Please let me know the dates you stayed with us and the name you were booked in as. Terribly sorry to hear about your plug in the bathroom not working. Which room did you stay in? We cant test every plug every day and this is the first complaint of this nature. Had we been... More 

Southend-on-Sea, England
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83 reviews 83 reviews
50 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

My wife and I stayed here for two nights in February 2012 and loved it. The place itself is modern and stylish and can genuinely be described as boutique when most places cannot. It exudes peace and calm and is a true oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the City below Set in a residential area in the... More 

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416chrisweir, Owner at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive feedback. i am delighted you enjoyed your stay at Kensington Place. boutique hotel Cape Town. We hope to welcome you back soon. Warm regards Chris Weir More 

Edenbridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

My boyfriend and I spent nearly three weeks at this beautiful boutique hotel. We would quite happily have stayed for three years. Sasha (who is the best person I have ever met in this industry) and her team are superb. The property, rooms and location are amazing and the hotel nestles right underneath Table Mountain which greets you every morning... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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37 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

My wife and I stayed at this great bed and breakfast. The rooms are spacious, the food is great and the gounds are breath taking. We spend the day by the pool with an amazing view of Table Mountain. A big highlight of our visit was Sasha the operations manager, who made extra time to chat with us and really... More 

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416chrisweir, Owner at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of Kensington Place boutique hotel, Cape Town. As an owner I value the feedback, hope to see you back one day!! Kind regards Chris More 

London, UK
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

We have been staying at KP for many years and just returned from another wonderful stay. The location - nestling under Table Mountain on the City rather than the Atlantic side - is perfect with many cafes, restaurants and shops within walking distance. You are staying in a real neighbourhood. The property itself is lovely and the staff, all of... More 

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416chrisweir, Owner at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Hi Chris and Stuart, was great to have you back at Kensington Place. I could not believe that it has been your 12th visit. thank you for the support over the years. Kind regards Chris More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

Kensington Place is so well hidden in the lush hill sides of Higgovale that you almost wouldn't know it was there. The luxury accommodation was surrounded on all sides by lush green plants, and I knew we were onto a winner from the second we walked through the door and met the amazing staff - we were well looked after... More 

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416chrisweir, Owner at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time out of your schedule to write a review on Kensington Place, Cape Town. It was a great pleasure to have you stay, hope you will be back one day. Kind regards Chris More 

London
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

We just returned from a wonderful long weekend in Cape Town staying at Kensington Place. Highlights included: - Great sized rooms and communal spaces with beautiful interior design - Very thoughtful staff who pre-booked tables at restaurants for Friday and Saturday night in case we had not done this ourselves. It was fantastic to arrive and not have to worry... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

What a beautiful tranquil setting!!! The staff is absolutely amazing, looking after your every need. Our room was extremely spacious with a private balcony, perfect for morning coffee delivered to your room on request before breakfast! Breakfast to die for!!!!! We had a hired car but the hotel is so centrally located that you will get around easily by taxi!... More 

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Cheltenham
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

This hotel is beautifully decorated and the bathroom in our room (the garden room, no 7 I think) was very impressive, with a sunken bath and pebble floor. The staff really looked after us, in particular Marlene who had booked us in to some of the top restaurants prior to our arrival. (We kept some reservations and cancelled some others).... 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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Also Known As:
Kensington Place Hotel Cape Town Central
Kensington Place Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#7 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#25 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#37 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central

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