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The Kensington Park Hotel

3.0 of 5 450 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is a beautiful old fashioned style American hotel. The lobby was beautiful and staff very welcoming! The rooms were different and modern we had a lovely view over knob hill. Location was great too a stones throw from Union square. Would definatly return to this hotel.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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68 reviews 68 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable bed, silent, close to main stores and restaurants at Union Square and easy way out to other touristic places in SF. Vallet parking is expensive (U$45/day) but is a common practice in hotels in SF. No breakfast at hotel, but there are many options around. Ah, and a great high speed Wi-Fi.

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

Dear Ana-viajante2013, Thank you for staying with us at Kensington Park Hotel. We are very happy to hear that you had a great experience and the amenities. We hope to see you again during your future visits to San Francisco. Kind Regards, Megan Brandt Guest Relations More 

Forli'
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only good thing of the hotel is the location, in the center of SF. Ok, I know, I am not in the middle-of-nothing and I have to pay to be in the most wanted city of US… I know that prices of hotels are rising up and down any day according to the demand like in a stock market…... More 

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Dimitar S, Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Dear EBabinDiScapazon, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to hear that your stay was not as enjoyable as you may have expected. There are 3 citywide conventions in town in the month of January and I can assure you that our rates remain competitive through out the month. Please accept my... More 

Herreid, South Dakota, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only negative feedback I can provide is that the bathroom in our room could have been updated, the lighting wasn't great and the cold water leaked a little. Other then that we loved the Kensington Park! The bed was very comfortable, the staff was very friendly, we loved the location and being located near Union Square. David, the Concierge... More 

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

Dear CorrinaBeck1, Thank you very much for your kind words and for choosing Kensington Park Hotel during your trip to San Francisco. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the beds, the staff (especially David), and the location. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Megan Brandt Guest Relations More 

Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say that my stay at The Kensington Park Hotel was one of the best experiences I've ever had at any hotel regardless of price or prestige. My fiancé and I eloped to San Francisco and decided to makeThe Kensington Park our home-base while we were there. We were not disappointed. At check-in the front desk clerk set... More 

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

Dear Brandon, Thank you for choosing to stay with us, especially for such a special occasion! We are so happy you had a wonderful visit and were treated like a king and queen. We hope you'll come back to celebrate with us in the future. Congrats! Megan Brandt Guest Relations More 

Hertfordshire UK
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights just before Christmas. We asked for a quiet room - willing to sacrifice a potential view! Staff at desk very polite and helpful. Our room was on the 6th floor- lower floors had a ballroom, meeting rooms etc but we were not disturbed by these at all. Room was smallish. bed comfortable and everything... More 

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

Dear JuliaDr, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that overall your stay was pleasant and the staff was very polite and helpful. Our location as you, mentioned simple convenient and we are delighted to hear you enjoyed San Francisco. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Lilia Calvario More 

Sacramento, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Building used to be an Elks Lodge and so no glitzy sterility of new hotels but rather charming setting. Best thing going is that its so very close to Union Square for restaurants and walk-able to Curran Theater. San Francisco Playhouse is in this hotel so we booked a show and stayed in the hotel. Bed, linens comfy. Coffee provided... More 

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

Dear chuckandzori L, Thank you for staying with us at Kensington Park Hotel. We are very happy to hear that you had a great experience and the close location to the local theaters. We hope to see you again during your future visits to San Francisco. Thank you for sharing your experience with us! King Regards, Megan Brandt Guest Relations More 

Sacramento, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think the problem with this hotel is overstatement. They emphasize grandness when in truth it's a pretty funky place and things are not as expected. I pulled up to front which was under scaffolding, no valet that was advertised, had to wrestle luggage from car while crowds bumped into me. Not a good impression. Check-in was fine and I... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
9 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Set 2 mins walk from Union Square, this hotel is central to everywhere... parking can be a little difficult however we found an easily accessible garage just around the corner for approx $30 for 24hrs. The staff were friendly, the hotel was clean and well maintained, the rooms were of a good size and the pillows were gorgeously plush!! Very... More 

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Camarillo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Kensington Park was in a perfect location for our trip. We were near shopping, restaurants, bars, etc. We never needed a taxi because we could walk to all our desired spots. The hotel was older but was very clean and very quaint. The staff was great and willing to help with all our needs. We will definitely stay here... More 

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Address: 450 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Kensington Park Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 90
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#66 Business Hotel in San Francisco
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