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The Kensington Park Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   450 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Ranked #45 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Lebanon, NJ
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75 reviews 75 reviews
25 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The building that houses this hotel was constructed in 1925. The hotel's historic ambiance and architectural details provide ample charm. Top that off with some complimentary sherry or tea at 4:00 while you listen to the grand piano in the lobby. It feels it bit like living in a movie set. Our double room faced the street but the glazed... More

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Personality H, Guest Relations Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Traveller, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thorough and positive review to share with other travelers! It is so important for us to know what made your experience so special. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed all the charming amenities that the Kensington Park Hotel has to offer. Please let us... More

The Villages, Florida, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to be in the heart of San Francisco just off Powell on Union Square but not pay $400 a nite, this friendly boutique 4 star '20s hotel is a great choice. They serve Sherry nitely in the Lobby and tea and coffee in the am, plus the hotel is connected to one of San Francisco's best Seafood... More

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Personality H, Guest Relations Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Patricia C., Thank you so much for the glowing review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and got to experience the full luxuries that the Kensington Park Hotel has to offer. We hope that you think of us on your next trip to San Francisco! Warm Regards, Dana Andrews Guest Relations More

Los Angeles. CA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small boutique hotel that puts you pretty much in the center of San Francisco, a block from Union Square. Building has been there since 1924 and the hotel has the top floors with the San Francisco Theatre sharing the bottom floors. Staff goes beyond the call of duty to help and make your stay comfortable. Those are the pluses. Our... More

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lcalvario, Guest Relations Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ritas Torrance, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are very pleased to hear that our staff has left a good impression on you. We would like to take this time to apologize for the inconvenience that the plumbing situation has caused you. We are actively making constant renovations on the building and its’ facilities.... More

Austin, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lobby is small but lovely.and afternoon sherry and tea is a nice touch. The hotel staff is courteous, parking is easy and everything is within walking distance. Unfortunately, the room was very small for the 3 of us and none of us slept well. I recommend this hotel for one to two guests, but no more.

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Personality H, Guest Relations Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thank you for the positive review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your overall experience. Next time, let's book a larger room for better comfortability. We hope you think of us when planning your next trip to San Francisco! Best, Dana Andrews Guest Relations More

Sydney
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our stay at the Kensington Park Hotel! Fantastic service and great location (right across the road from Union Sq). The beds are the most comfortable beds ever. Loved the afternoon sherry with the beautiful piano player. Would definitely recommend and stay again!

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Personality H, Guest Relations Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Traveller, Thank you for staying with us at Kensington Park Hotel. We are very happy to hear that you had a great experience, enjoyed the comfortable beds, and all the amenities offered! We hope to see you again during your future visits to San Francisco. Thank you for sharing your experience with us! Warmly, Dana Andrews Guest Relations More

San Juan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was there in july for business, from the outside it looks like a very old and stingy, that very misleading, althought the lobby has a old feel, the decor is eclectic and nice, this will not appeal to all visitors is ok for me, the front desk staff was very friendly. I got a high room towards the street and... More

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Personality H, Guest Relations Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Traveller, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review to share with other travelers! It is so important for us to know what made your experience special. Please let us know if we can be of any assistance in planning for your next trip to San Francisco. We look forward to seeing you... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
48 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not "excellent" hotel. But it is very, very good. Building is old and stylish, rooms are renovated and absolutely clean, the reception is very nice - you can enjoy complimentary sherry in the afteroon and tea in the morning. There is a coffee machine in each room. Rooms are quite spacious and nicely furnished, with very clean bathrooms.... More

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Dear Traveller, Thank you for staying with us at Kensington Park Hotel! We are very happy to read that you had a good experience and enjoyed your stay in our unique, boutique hotel. We hope to see you again during your future visits to San Francisco. Thank you for sharing your experience with us! Warmly, Dana Andrews Guest Relations More

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here last year - 4 of us in one room - so it was the hotel we definitely wanted to stay in again this year. This year there was 5 of us so I booked 2 rooms and asked for them to be near each other. This sadly didn't happen - one room was on the 5th floor... More

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Pandora, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem that takes one back to the "Old Fashioned" service, decor, and quality of days gone by. What a lovely stay we had at Kensington Park. The service was so outstanding and the employees so helpful. I was very impressed with the fresh, fruit infused water provided for all the guests. We were well taken care... More

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Personality H, Guest Relations Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Jana A., Thank you for staying with us at Kensington Park Hotel! We are very happy to hear that you had a great experience and enjoyed your time. We hope to see you again during your future visits to San Francisco. Thank you for sharing your experience with us! Best, Dana Andrews Guest Relations More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there for 2 nites & it was awesome. Very, very close to everything, hotel staff were all very nice & accomodating. There is no a/c, which is what we worried abt in July, but it was totally not needed. But July in SanFran vs July in NC, where we come from, is totally different. Beautiful, vintage style room.... More

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Personality H, Guest Relations Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thank you for staying with us at the Kensington Park Hotel! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience and the design of the space. Please let us know if we can be of any assistance in planning for your next trip to San Francisco. We look forward to seeing you soon! Best, Dana Andrews Guest... More

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Address: 450 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Kensington Park Hotel 3*
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