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Kensington Place

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38 Kensington Crescent | Higgovale, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Bermuda
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28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 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
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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 

Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The location, facilities and staff are excellent at this Stylish guest house. My husband arranged a surprise overnight city break for me and we stayed here. It is within walking distance to the ever popular and trendy Kloof Street and the restaurant recommended to us was lovely. The rooms are lovely and the views from the balcony of our room... More 

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

Dear Raffi S Thank you very much for taking the time to write your wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your surprise one night break with us! Also that you enjoyed the wonderful views from your room. The City and Harbour views do tend to showcase a different side to Cape Town from our leafy suburb. On... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

What a lovely place to stay! This is a small, boutique hotel located between downtown and Table mountain. I loved waking up every day to watch the sunrise over Cape Town's downtown and harbor. Our hotel room was beautiful, spacious, and clean. Breakfast every morning was delicious. The staff were all very kind and helpful. I can't wait to stay... More 

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

Dear Jennifer60661, We really appreciate you for taking time to leave us your wonderful reviews. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the sunrise views from your room.We will pass on your comments to the rest of the team. If you ever plan to visit again Cape Town please let us know as we would love to hear from... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Amazingly beautiful boutique hotel! Made our honeymoon extra special! Breakfasts are to die for! Great restaurant recommendations - hussar grill in camps bay is a must for steak lovers. We stayed in room 8. Own entrance and parking space. 2 terracez. Beautiful!!! Can't recommend enough. We will be back!!!

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

Dear fimac07 Thank you very much for sharing your travel experience on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read that your honeymoon with us was enjoyable. The Kensington Place Team take pride in offering our guests the very best that Cape Town has to offer in terms of hospitality and we hope to welcome you back, perhaps to celebrate your anniversary... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Kensington Place

Address: 38 Kensington Crescent | Higgovale, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range: $173 - $311 (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
#24 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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