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Perth
Reviewed September 21, 2013

What a pleasant surprise awaited my husband and I on our arrival at Kensington Place. Greeted by warm smiles and invited to take a seat by the fire in the tastefully decorated lounge and order any drink we desired whilst minimal check in procedures took place. My husband had a second complimentary beer before we were shown to our sumptuous...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 22, 2013

Stayed here for a couple of nights last October. Really impressed. Very comfy room, great breakfasts and a nice central location. Plenty of recommendations for restaurants and they make the reservations for you. Look forward to returning again soon!

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed August 19, 2013

Rate experience? - WOW WOW WOW! Started the first leg of our South Africa trip staying at Kensington Place - Upon arrival was handed a glass of champagne and told to make myself feel at home which I most certainly did! Room: The room is very comfortable with heated flooring and lovely amenities in the bathroom. Our room was on...

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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed August 17, 2013

That is an absolute delight. From the moment I crossed the threshold, exhausted from a thirty hour trek from Charleston, SC, I felt at home. The decor is modern with an eclectic African flavor.The staff, guided by the General Manager, Austin, was most informative, helpful and courteous. Breakfasts were cooked to order. The view from my balcony was amazing: Table...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed July 25, 2013

My husband and I just spent 4 wonderful nights at Kensington Place. A sophisticated inn located off of the beaten path exceeded our expectations when we arrived. I had been trying for a few weeks to get dinner reservations at one of the top restaurants in Cape Town and was not successful. You can imagine my delight when I found...

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Madison, Connecticut
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Kensington Place is located on the slopes of Table Mountain overlooking the bay. It offers comfortable rooms as well as excellent, heartfelt service. Adam, the manager, is very helpful and knowledgeable and knows all the great "eats." The hotel breakfasts were wonderful as well. THINGS TO DO IN CAPE TOWN- Company's Gardens, District Six Museum, Table Mountain, Simons Town, The...

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LA
Reviewed June 23, 2013

After over 20 hours of travel, unpacking for a four night stay at KP was just what the doctor ordered! Austin, Michael, Blessing and the entire staff were very attentive and helpful. Breakfast of yogurt and homemade muesli, fresh juices and eggs to order was wonderful to wake up to. We were welcomed with a delightful bottle of wine in...

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Reviewed June 4, 2013

This has been a wonderful experience staying here for a week during winter. The attention and service we received from everyone has been unparalleled, it really is a home from home. All of Austen's recommendations from restaurants to shopping and wine tasting were perfect so we didn't need to do our own research and could just relax and enjoy ourselves!...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed June 1, 2013

We very much enjoyed our stay at Kensington place while in Capetown. This boutique hotel is very well located and accessible to the city's main attractions. The service we received was outstanding and we very much appreciate the time Austin, the manager, took into ensure we had a great time in Capetown. We appreciate the restaurant and activity recommendations. The...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed June 1, 2013

I can only echo the sentiments expressed by others here. Why KP is not number one in Cape Town is beyond me - how could there be better service or location? I disagree that the location is a negative, I think it's a huge positive. Mere minutes to Table Mountain and Signal Hill or Camps Bay without having to deal...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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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