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Mo i Rana, Nordland, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Kensington Park Hotel is a relatively small hotel centrally placed in SF, close to Union Square. The atmosphere is nice, friendly and good service. The rooms are not large, but comfortable. Good restaurants in the close neighbourhood, and also superb breakfast places. The famous Cable Car lines stop close to the hotel.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights at the Kensington as part of a wider holiday in America. Really quick and efficient check in. We selected the Kensington as we fancied a more unique stay and we were not disappointed. The lobby is grand on a mini scale and the in house theatre worth a visit, although we didn't Do an actual show.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel could be so much more! This is a lovely hotel but the staff made me feel unwelcome. Although they let me check in early, I wasn't impressed with the front desk agent-----ZERO personality. I was hoping to break away from the generic branded hotels and get a warmer more unique experience from a smaller hotel. Not here at... More 

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Lennin L, Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Kensington Park Hotel. We are sorry about your dissatisfaction at the hotel and appreciate your feedback. The experience you described certainly falls short of our expectations and we will use this to retrain our guest service staff. We hope we can welcome you back in the near future to experience the improvements. More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are slightly smaller than what I'm used to while traveling but that's San Fran for you. It reminded me of New York hotels. The location is great, just a block away from Union Square and catching the Powell/Hyde and Powell/Mason line. Lots of restaurants close by. The only minor complaint I would have is that there isn't much... More 

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Angola,In, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a family of 9, booked 4 rooms for 5 nights so feel had a good opportunity to review. We have traveled quite a bit as a family through the years and this hotel was everything we needed. Because of its age, it has a boutique feel to it but have stayed in seedy older places and this was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location for union square, decent rooms. Free wifi which is a plus, very attentive staff at the front desk who were always happy to help or answer a question. Only a few small issues: there was no breakfast included which at £150 per night was a little upsetting. upon returning to our room after our first day (having arrived... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we booked this for its location and because it was cheaper than others we looked at, although still quite expensive compared with hotels in the UK. Location is brilliant. The hotel is older but well maintained and not tired as we feared it might be. Rooms are quite small but not a problem if you're out all day. My only... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for five nights. We chose this hotel based on it's location and good reviews on Tripadvisor. The hotel is certainly close to the shopping area Union Square. On the negative side though, there were a lot of homeless people around the area. On the other hand, homeless people are common in the whole city. It was never... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was very clean. All staff were extremely friendly and nice. Near the frontdesk is always a little "bar" where you can get tea(to go/drink in the lobby) or other various baverages. The location of the hotel is perfect, because you're right in the city of SanFrancisco. They got vallet parking so you dont have to care about your... More 

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Kawika450, Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. I was pleased to read that your thoroughly enjoyed your stay at the Kensington Park Hotel and San Francisco. I am very proud of the staff here and I will share your comments with the team. Again, thank you and we hope to see you again! More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very convenient to transport and big name shops. Charming old world feel with great service. Clean and very comfortable beds. Coffee maker in room also coffee available for guests in the Lobby and on various floors early morning.

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Kawika450, Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

WOW 5 stars! Thank you for your wonderful feedback. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to SF and to the Kensington Park Hotel. Again, Thank you and we hope to see you soon on another San Francisco adventure. More 

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Additional Information about The Kensington Park Hotel

Address: 450 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1526
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $160 - $558 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Kensington Park Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 90
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Kensington Park Hotel
Kensington Park San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#53 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#60 Business Hotel in San Francisco
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