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Kensington Place

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38 Kensington Crescent | Higgovale, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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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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12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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London
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48 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

Kensington Place is one of those hidden gems of an incredible city. Set up in the lofty heights of the cliffs of Table mountain it is easily accessible and with views to die for. The service is discreet yet attentive and exceptionally polite. The rooms are decorated with care and attention to detail and perfectly formed. It is so hard... More 

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Cape Town
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

I spent one night at Kensington Place and was looked after by Sasha and Michael. The cocktails were perfectly put together, the beds extremely comfortable, lovely views and quite quiet for the proximity to Kloof Street. The eggs Benedict and fruit in the morning was delicious! You feel really at home here and I'll definitely be recommending it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

We arrived exhausted from our 20+ hour trip from NY to be warmly welcomed with champagne by Sasha. Her impeccable attention to detail was so comforting and appreciated. She had even booked us reservations for dinner, helped us with each daily itinerary and more. The food was wonderful (especially the muesli!) Highly, Highly recommend this wonderful boutique hotel. Thank you... More 

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I would like to thank you for taking the time to post a review on Kensington Place, boutique hotel, Cape Town. As an owner I value the feedack from the guests staying with us. I hope we are able to welcome you back sometime soon, i know its a long journey. Best regards Chris More 

Bermuda
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

What a wonderful stay we had at Kensington Place! The decor and rooms are exquisite as is the staff and breakfast. Huge thanks to Sasha and Michael and your exceptional staff for starting off our vacation on such a high note! Be sure to have the homemade muesli for breakfast! It was sublime! Tucked away on a quit street just... More 

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I would like to thank you for taking the time to post a review on Kensington Place, Boutique Hotel Cape Town. I am delighted you had a great stay and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Chris More 

Fayetteville, Georgia
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

We stayed 4 nights here and thoroughly enjoyed it. I believe there are just 8 rooms total; the decor is very 'put together' with a cozy public lounge with a wood burning fireplace that makes an excellent gathering spot. The bed was very comfortable with wonderful linens. Our room had two balconies - one with a table and chairs for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

We had the most AMAZING stay at Kensington Place in January. Such a beautiful location, the staff couldn't do enough for us, decent value, simple modern interiors, just totally awesome. Highly recommended, and I don't say that lightly! I travel a lot and have stayed at some super fancy places and this rates highly for me for a boutique hotel.... More 

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Management response:

Thank you for posting the review on Kensington Place, Boutique hotel, Cape Town. Your feed back is very important to us. I am delighted you and your boyfriend had a wonderful time in Cape Town. We hope to welcome you back to Kensington Place. Regards Chris More 

London
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

Attentive to detail in the finest way, with excellent service and immaculate comfort, Kensington Place was the perfect start to our honeymoon in South Africa. Breakfast in our rooms or on our balcony was a lovely start to each day, and a consistent willingness to help make our stay easier was always appreciated. A particularly nice touch was booking restaurants... More 

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Thank you for posting the review on Kensington Place, Cape Town. Your feed back is important to us. Hope to see you back soon! Regards Chris More 

Lima
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

We stayed at Kensington during the Cape Town leg of our honey moon and had the best of times. The personnel was extremely nice and helpful and the room amazing. It even had a fire place and a lap top for internet! Our room had a beatiful view to Table Mountain. A special mention to the breakfasts, which were the... More 

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Thank you for posting the review on Kensington Place, Boutique Hotel Cape Town it was fantastic having you stay with us. Best reagrds Chris Weir More 

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