Located in one of Cape Town’s most prestigious enclaves high on the slopes of Table Mountain, Kensington Place is a true boutique hotel with only eight individually-decorated rooms, exceptional service and outstanding attention to detail. A cosmopolitan collection of modern art and eclectic modernist furniture make up the interior, while the exterior is given over to the aquamarine plunge pool and a sophisticated terrace that has sweeping views of the twinkling city lights by night and of historic Table Bay by day. Treat yourself to the seasonal breakfast on the sunny verandah and cap off your evening with a top-notch tipple from the bar while catching up next to copper-mantled open fireplace. Idyllic for honeymooners, couples or solo guests who want personalized service and intimacy, Kensington Place is within easy driving distance of all the city’s major sites, including Camps Bay, Table Mountain, Clifton and the V&A Waterfront.
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- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Sea & mountain views
- Complimentary gym membership
- Excellent cuisine
- Secure parking
- Day tours
- Restaurants within walking distance
Kensington Place is a little gem: a very modern, fresh hotel set on the slopes of iconic Table Mountain and offering personalised touches. Perfect for honeymooners.
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The spacious and inviting rooms – furnished with leading modernist Italian pieces - feature a lounge area and a balcony overlooking the garden with sweeping views of Table mountain, city and ocean beyond. An in-room entertainment centre has an iPod docking station, Wi-Fi laptop and a large flat screen TV, if you wish to snuggle up with a movie from the DVD library.
Whatever the season, underfloor heating and air conditioning keep the temperature to your liking. The en suite bathroom has a rain shower and a huge sunken bathtub, with a range of signature Molton Brown amenities. Grab the beach bag and towels before you head off to Clifton or Camps Bay to top up on the sunshine. The single Standard Room at Kensington Place has many of the amenities of the Superior Rooms but there is no terrace and the bed is queen-sized.
At Kensington Place, it is the little things that count. Fitness fanatics have access to complimentary membership of the nearby Virgin Active Gym or can work out in the privacy of their rooms with Gym in a Bag. Complimentary Wi-Fi and laptop access means you can stay in touch, while flat-screen in-room TVs and a wide-ranging DVD library are perfect for nights you prefer to stay in with room service. The concierge will be happy to suggest anything from Cape Town’s best restaurants to suggestions for leafy wine estates for lunch.
A superb a la carte menu is available throughout the day and is amended seasonally to ensure the best of local produce.
- Laundry service
- Wi-fi available
- Swimming Pool
- Secure Parking
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|2022-05-01 — 2022-08-31||Bed & Breakfast||$150|
|2022-09-01 — 2022-12-16||Bed & Breakfast||$180|
|2022-12-17 — 2023-01-05||Bed & Breakfast||$195|
|2023-01-06 — 2023-04-30||Bed & Breakfast||$180|
|2023-05-01 — 2023-08-31||Bed & Breakfast||$165|
|2023-09-01 — 2023-12-16||Bed & Breakfast||$200|
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"Nice property! Excellent service from Gillian and Hope."
"The Kensington Place was wonderful. The staff were great, the room was ideal, the location just right for us."
"Kensington Place was amazing! One of the best run places I have stayed and would highly recommend this to everyone. The staff, rooms, food and help were to a very high standard and we all felt very welcome there."
"We loved the Kensington Place Hotel in cape Town. Can't say enough positives about Austin and Marlene. They were so helpful and the hotel is lovely."
"Kensington Place took service to a new level and we were stunned at how good they were. Austen the manager, was particularly noteworthy. It made for an incredible stay supported by the perfect location and the design and decor."
Cape Town – the Kensington Place was undoubtedly undersold, it is a magnificent location and upon arrival we were met with smiles and welcomes from everyone, Austin, the manager had arranged dinner reservations for each night because as he quite righ
"Kensington Place - Another gem during our trip!!! We had a great room with awesome views! So glad you set us up at this hotel, it was perfect for our stay in Cape Town. Loved the boutique hotel feel where you get extra attention."
We had the pleasure of a warm welcome and our gorgeous room at the Kensington Place. I'm not kidding when i say we didn't want to leave. One of the greatest treats was discovering the beautiful book on Africa, a Bird's Eye View was left there for us
We loved our time in South Africa. Kensington Place was a great place to stay. It was accessible to everything and Sascha went above and beyond to help us organize tours and make dinner reservations. In fact, our dinner at The Test Kitchen was the be
We were so happy we stayed here. The breakfasts were unreal, and they were so accommodating with everything. On our last day we were in a rush and they asked if we wanted coffee to go, and they brought up an entire tray with biscotti and coffee and e
"We loved the Kensington Place. It was just right. Small and modern and great attention. They treated us very well, greeted us with coffee and champagne and gave us a room upgrade. Definitely no complaints there."
The trip was absolutely wonderful! The properties of Kensington Place, Baines Camp, Chobe Chilwero and Londolozi Tree Camp were absolutely 100% fantastic. We loved our accomodations and would highly recommend these camps / lodges / hotels to others.
"Kensington Place was amazing, they knew us by name and did all they could to ensure we had an amazing experience. The staff at Kensington Place was exceptional as was the food, the accomodations were okay."
"I would absolutely recommend Kensington Place. In fact if we return, I would look to stay there again."
Once again our transfer to Cape Town from Botswana were remarkably smooth. The location of Kensington Place was good and we had some nice views of the downtown area and Table Mountain from our room. The staff was excellent in answering questions and
"This was also great. Loved the style of the hotel, the attention to detail and wonderful breakfast. We were lucky as John Paul is a confident driver. Some couples may prefer to be more central so that they can walk some places."
I'm so happy with your recommendation of Kensington Place. It was an absolutely perfect hotel for us. They setup dinner reservations each night and their choices were all excellent. You were absolutely right, 5 nights was needed to see everythin
Kensington Place is fine but we did not get a particularly nice room (small one on third floor-we are too old to climb all those stairs) and I know they were not full when you made reservations - they had several travel agents staying there on comp,
The Kensington Place Hotel was lovely. Really quiet which we enjoyed having just made the long flight. All the staff were delightful and the breakfast top class. We really enjoyed our time in Cape Town and the location was very easy for us to get aro
As you said Cape Town has been much energized since I was last there and I thought it was fantastic. I loved the Waterfront, Long St and all the developments. We were all over the place - Boschendal for lunch, Lanzerac, all the mountain passes, Ho
Kensington Place was the perfect hotel in terms or comfort, service, breakfast, style and proximity to the sights in Cape Town. They provided very good restaurant recommendations for the evening including Five Flies and Miller's thumb. We enjoyed th
The grand finale. This hotel was AMAZING. It was definitely the best place I have ever stayed. Bill said it was one of his very top as well. I think if (and WHEN) I come back to Cape Town, we would stay here (if we didn't want to go the apartment
We loved Kensington Place. Upon our arrival, we were welcomed with rose petals, champagne, and restaurant bookings for each night of our stay. The staff was wonderful. While everyone at the hotel was very friendly, Sasha and Mark were particularly
"It was fabulous. I understand they were going to close for about six months for renovations, but we thought it was gorgeous the way it was! I would highly recommend it."
"It was very nice and the people were really great. Recommend GPS for the car."
It exceeded our expectations. Kensington Place booked a Cape Point tour for us as well as two dinner reservations which were great. They also had rose petals and a bottle of champagne waiting for us on arrival (similar to the Michelangelo in Joburg
Cape Town was beautiful, and Kensington Place is an exceptional hotel. Sasha and Ashely couldn't have been more attentive or helpful. Sasha had already arranged dinners for every night we were in town, and all the spots she recommended were perfect.
"This is another one of our world favorites."
"It was great and the staff were very nice and accommodating. I would recommend it highly."
"It was wonderful, the service was fantastic and we thoroughly enjoyed them."
has spoiled me for hotels in Cape Town (and possibly anywhere else!) Without a shadow of a doubt, it is the best hotel I have ever stayed in. Every member of the staff made it a real pleasure to be there, nothing was too much trouble and they reall
"It is beautifully and wonderfully placed at the top of Kloof Street for walks either into town during the day or to a restaurent at night."
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