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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was outstanding and the food was delicious. The room was spacious and totally gorgeous with a great high cut-out window with stunning views of Table Mountain. I still remember and appreciate the heated bathroom floor.

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Cheshie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for the first few days of our South African trip. The staff are so welcoming and helpful, offering excellent knowledge on nearby trips and just making you feel special. The views off table mountain are great and with it being on the outskirts it's so peaceful. As with most parts of South Africa I wouldn't recommend walking at...

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2Thank Simon F
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed October 5, 2016

This lovely guesthouse is in a very nice residential neighborhood off of Kloof Street but of course like most of Cape Town town it is surrouded by a high fence and gate with 24 hour security. It is up a steep hill so you might walk down to Kloof Street during the day but take an Uber back up. Like...

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5Thank Atlantan1972
Tring
Reviewed October 1, 2016

This was our second visit to Cape Town. Having previously stayed at the V&A Waterfront, I debated whether to repeat it or try out something different. I'm pleased we chose Kensington Place. Everything about our stay was impeccable. The service was great; all staff were friendly, helpful and personable; they were always at hand to give advice. The location is...

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Atlantida Department, Honduras
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Starting with the staff, all here is great! The location at the base of Table Mountain is ideal and the mountain is visible from your spacious terrace (tho we hit a streak of bad weather & never got to get to the top)... breakfast is included ...location is quiet and requires a cab ride or long walk to get to...

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1Thank Marie G
Surrey, England
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

We spent three nights at this bijoux guest house. The staff were very helpful, the room was great with an amazing view and the breakfast was extraordinary. Situated near Kloof Street it is a 20 minute walk to the Waterfront and the centre of town.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Thank you for a fantastic stay. Great hotel, location and service. Nothing was too much hassle and the breakfast was really good. Best bacon I've had in a long time! Also thank you for having cold and flu tablets in the room - it really saved me! We'll be back again.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed September 7, 2016

We spent five fantastic days at KP. The staff was AMAZING - just so incredibly thoughtful, the breakfasts were excellent and the rooms were spectacular. The location is also very convenient to lots of great restaurants and little shops.

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1Thank Emily A
london
Reviewed September 2, 2016

We arrived before check in time and were welcomed with a drink and led to Room 9. The room was fabulous, the balcony huge and the view awe inspiring. The staff couldn't do enough for you. Breakfasts were delicious. A wonderful place to which we will return.

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2Thank susibLondon
St. John
Reviewed August 28, 2016

We loved this small upscale hotel but the location was not awesome. We had to use taxis to get to town and waterfront. It would have been great if we had a rental car but our arranger did not feel that was safe for 2 single ladies. The staff was excellent and the public areas and rooms were lovely. We...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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Additional Information about Kensington Place

Address: 38 Kensington Crescent | Higgovale, Cape Town Central 7405, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range: $194 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#18 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#30 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Ask for Room 9, views to the city one way and to Table Mountain the other.”
 of 5 bubbles susibLondon, Sep 2, 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have best views.”
 of 5 bubbles christievi, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
“We loved Room 1 with the fire place and small lounge area. But I'm sure all the rooms are great!”
 of 5 bubbles 270, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
“We had room 5, our friends had room 4....both were very different and very nice...I imagine all rooms are great here”
 of 5 bubbles 1wanaka, Jun 9, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room one if you can, but they are all amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles 887CarolineB, Dec 22, 2015 | Read review
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