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St. John
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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... More 

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London
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6 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is very disappointing to have to write this as KP is actually a pretty good hotel as other reviewers have pointed out. It was our first visit to Cape Town and a visit to Robben Island was the absolute top of our list. Kensington Place emailed a few weeks before our visit asking if we needed help booking anything.... More 

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Kensington P, Director of Sales at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Well a review clouded by inaccuracies and blatant untruths. There were infact 7 (seven) emails between the guests and the front office. The request for tickets to Robben Island was indeed made and the front office response that since it was winter bookings made to the island may not depart due to bad weather conditions, it would be better to... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This accommodation was booked by go 2 Africa.com. What an amazing place and very intimate and special. Right from our arrival we were treated like we were royalty. A welcome champagne and lovely Hope helping us with all the information that we required. They had also made dinner reservations for the next few nights if we wanted it. Let me... More 

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Thank bethanylou
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72 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for three nights. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Breakfast was excellent and the hotel had booked us restaurants for all three nights without being asked. Drink selection was very good as we're the room. I will stay here again next time I come to cape town.

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3 Thank BrtTraveller
Kensington P, Manager at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Dear BrtTraveller What a lovely review to receive. We are thrilled that you loved chef Lisa’s breakfasts and our specifically chosen drinks menu. We look forward to welcoming you back at Kensington Place again sometime in the future Warm regards, The Kensington Place team More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at Kensington Place for a weekend in the winter, and it was absolutely lovely. The hotel was quiet but easily accessible to everywhere I wanted to go, the staff was unfailingly helpful, and the atmosphere was serene. Would definitely recommend.

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Kensington P, Manager at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Dear Philli440 We enjoyed receiving your review and appreciate your recommendation. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Kensington Place and hope perhaps one day, that you will return in summer to enjoy a different experience of Cape Town Warmest regards, The Kensington Place team More 

Bermuda
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This place has such a cool vibe. Great art work, beautiful spaces, especially the outdoor lounge areas, and awesome food! We didn't stay for dinner but if breakfast is any indication, there is a very talented chef in the kitchen. All the staff were so nice, so interesting and so helpful! The rooms are divine (we were in Room 1... More 

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Kensington P, Manager at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Dear Bermuda Thank you kindly for giving such a personal and heartfelt review. We appreciate your feedback on the plugs and the issue has been addressed. We look forward to hosting you again and hopefully next time, you get to enjoy our lunch / dinner menu. We can assure you that our dinners are just as delicious as our breakfasts!... More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We loved our stay at Kensington Place. Our welcome and the service we received was so warm and friendly! The communal areas were very stylish but homely, our room was spacious and always clean. There were some really nice personal touches that were really beyond expectations. For example, the hotel had booked some restaurants for us, one of which we... More 

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Kensington P, Manager at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Dear Lauren S What a wonderful review to have received! Our home made granola and freshly squeezed fruit juices are a favourite here with our guests and we are so glad you enjoyed them just as much We appreciate you taking the time to review Kensington Place and are thrilled that you enjoyed the one on one concierge service that... More 

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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We just returned from an amazing vacation in Africa. We closed out our trip in Cape Town and wine country, staying at Kensington Place four nights. We arrived during the evening and were immediately offered a very nice glass of red wine (our choice). They even prepared a light meal for us as we were too tired to go out... More 

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Kensington P, Manager at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Dear 1wanaka We are happy to see that you arrived home safely! Thank you for taking the time to write this personal review about Kensington Place. It was only our pleasure to make your stay as comfortable as possible and we will be sure to past the message onto Michael, Hope and the rest of the team. We do hope... More 

Seattle
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Wonderful boutique hotel in a beautiful location, with fabulous views of Table Mountain yet a short walk away from restaurants and shops. The rooms were very well appointed and the staff were so helpful and made you feel completely at home. A special thanks to Hope who was so helpful offering great restaurant recommendations and providing really great advice on... More 

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kplace, Duty Manager at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Dear MoodyBlueSail, Thank you very much for taking your time and write wonderful reviews about our Hotel. We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed the restaurants we recommended to you and that your stay with us was memorable. We wish all the best for the future and hope to see you next time yo visit Cape Town. Warm... More 

San Diego, California
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Located in a quiet neighborhood, the staff was attentive and service excellent. We were looking for a boutique hotel and KP was perfect. Easy access to sights and waterfront. Transportation was also easy to arrange.

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Kensington P, Manager at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Dear jlkraus123 Thank you kindly for the positive feedback. Its always great to hear that our team is performing well and we will be sure to pass the review onto them. Enjoy the rest of your travels and we hope to see you again in the leafy and quiet suburb of Higgovale, Cape Town Warm regards, The Kensington Place team More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $197 - $333 (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
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#8 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#18 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#32 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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