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38 Kensington Crescent Higgovale, Cape Town Central 7405 South Africa
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#7 of 125 hotels in Cape Town Central
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Kensington Place is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Cape Town Central, offering a romantic environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

Kensington Place Hotel Cape Town is a romantic hotel offering a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar in the rooms, and it is easy to stay connected during your stay as free wifi is offered to guests.

The hotel features a concierge and room service. Plus, guests can enjoy a pool and free breakfast, which have made this a popular choice among travelers visiting Cape Town Central. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

While staying at Kensington Place Hotel Cape Town, visitors can check out Oranjezicht City Farm (0.6 mi) and Iziko Slave Lodge (1.3 mi), some of Cape Town Central's top attractions.

Cape Town Central has plenty of pubs. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like Silo Rooftop Bar, NV-80 Grill & Bar, and Vasco da Gama Taverna, which are serving up some great dishes.

There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular marinas such as Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

Enjoy your stay in Cape Town Central!

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Sfaxien wrote a review Mar 2020
Singapore, Singapore177 contributions44 helpful votes
The hotel is small and cosy, very comfortable with a beautiful small garden: orange, lemon trees around. What makes it a great stay is the staff! Everyone is extremely nice, very helpful and does a superb job! A special thanks to the breakfast kitchen staff for preparing outstanding omelettes and granola!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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MelImpressive wrote a review Feb 2020
Brighton, United Kingdom48 contributions13 helpful votes
LOVED our 2 night stay here - the staff and their service were impeccable. The breakfast's were to DIE for. Lovely security staff too who i'm sure rarely get a shout out but i felt very safe here. Great area. Honestly the staff could not do more for us! And honestly though breakfasts..... WOW! Rooms were of a very high standard - LOVED LOVED LOVED IT. I will be back!
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Date of stay: January 2020
Room Tip: i think all the rooms were great i cant remember our room number sorry!
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jlr0812 wrote a review Feb 2020
11 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed here for the last three nights of our honeymoon in South Africa and were very impressed. It’s a lovely boutique hotel with beautiful rooms and great service. When we arrived we were greeted with a drink and they had also taken the time to make us dinner reservations as we were in Cape Town over a weekend in peak time - very nice touch. They also made a fuss of us with it being our honeymoon, which we really appreciated. It has a very relaxed, grown up vibe and breakfast was lovely; no buffet but a great menu of cooked and cold dishes with all that we tried being delicious! It’s a short drive from the main tourist hub so you have to take Ubers but we actually liked being able to come back to the peace and quiet. It’s also very close to Table Mountain. One tiny nitpick is that we felt the pool could have been a little cleaner, but this did not detract from our sheer enjoyment of our stay. Thank you KP!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
mitchell s wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions2 helpful votes
My wife and I had a great one night stay in this beautifully decorated hotel. Only 9 rooms, each one decorated differently. Decor in common spaces right out of a magazine, all done to make you feel as comfortable as possible. Excellent breakfast served outside. But the best part is the staff. Ngony (Spelling?), Jolie and Hope were all super helpful. Chatting with Ngony and having the gin tasting with Jolie were real highlights!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Roberta F wrote a review Jan 2020
Woollahra, Australia36 contributions35 helpful votes
If you want a big hotel with lots of restaurants and bars then Kensington Place is not for you. It's a gorgeous boutique hotel with attentive staff and lovely rooms. We stayed for four nights and were thrilled to discover dinner had been booked for us in some local restaurants for each night of our stay. We walked to three of them in the Kloof Street area and took a very cheap Uber to the other. Nothing is too much trouble for the Kensington Place staff. Breakfasts are wonderful and available all day. The location is perfect - safe and easy to walk around. The V & A is a short Uber ride away and the open top tourist bus stop is within walking distance. If we ever go to Cape Town again, we will certainly stay at Kensington Place and can't recommend it highly enough.
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Date of stay: December 2019
Room Tip: As far as I could tell all the rooms were wonderful
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kensington Place
Which popular attractions are close to Kensington Place?
Nearby attractions include Oranjezicht City Farm (0.6 miles), Planet Bar (0.6 miles), and India Venster (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kensington Place?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Kensington Place?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Kensington Place?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Kensington Place?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kensington Place?
Conveniently located restaurants include Miller's Thumb, The Black Sheep Restaurant, and Lord Nelson Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kensington Place?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Kensington Place have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Kensington Place offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kensington Place?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Kensington Place?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Iziko Slave Lodge (1.3 miles), City Hall (0.9 miles), and Irma Stern Museum (3.8 miles).
Does Kensington Place have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.