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The Kensington Hotel

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Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This hotel reminds me of a boutique nestled in bustling Ann Arbor. The staff are superb, the rooms are renovated and terrific, the restaurant and food are fabulous!!! The price of the rooms is fair and reasonable and when holding a meeting, they could not be more efficient and focused.

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GrahamHotelSystems, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Hotel, responded to this review

Dear A2500BIpatricias Thank you for your kind review! We are very proud of our recent renovations and I'm so glad you enjoyed the changes we have made to our lobby and rooms. I will be sure to pass along your compliments to our food and beverage department, front desk and housekeeping departments. Thank you again for your review.

Traverse City, Michigan
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We always have a great time at the Kensington motel. The welcome glass of champagne is a nice touch. The room is always clean and the beds are comfortable. We enjoyed reasonably priced cocktails--but do miss the popcorn! The only thing would be nice to have are chairs for sitting in the courtyard , we had a couple of hours...

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GrahamHotelSystems, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Hotel, responded to this review

Dear theresa g Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit. I'm very glad you found our renovations welcoming and comfortable. I will pass along your feedback to my team. Thank you again for your feedback and we hope to see you again soon.

Colchester, Vermont
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Everything was first-rate at this newly-renovated hotel. The person at the front desk was very welcoming and professional (even offered me a glass of champagne to celebrate my arrival!). I had a very nice dinner in the hotel restaurant, Rel-ish; they had several good microbrews on tap and my steak salad was excellent. The room was immaculately clean, very quiet,...

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GrahamHotelSystems, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Hotel, responded to this review

Dear drruth593 Thank you for your review here at The Kensington Hotel on State Street. We always strive to make each guest's stay excellent and I'm glad you enjoyed our warm welcome. Thank you again for your review and we will look forward to seeing you very soon.

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Easter Brunch was fabulous. The Chef did not disappoint. The service (Andrew) was spot on. I wish non-alcohol drinks were included in the $28.00 price but overall the food, atmosphere and service did not disappoint. Will return for Mother's Day. Thanks for making Easter special!

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GrahamHotelSystems, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen, Thank you for your compliments and feedbacks to our Easter Brunch! We are so glad you enjoyed our Easter Brunch and I will pass along your suggestion to our food and beverage team. We look forward to seeing you again on Mother’s Day. Thank you again for the kind review!

Plainsboro, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The newly renovated Kensington is lovely and the new little restaurant in the hotel has great food. The state, likes it always been, is helpful and friendly. I've already booked for next year for UMich graduation.

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GrahamHotelSystems, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SuzanneD56, Thank you for your recent review! We’re looking forward to your visit for 2018 Graduation! GO BLUE!

Chicago
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I stayed 2 nights in a double room with 2 teenagers while visiting the University of Michigan. Great service, modern decor, nice amenities and large room. The complimentary bottled water in the room and a check in was appreciated after a long drive. The location was also perfect! 15 min to campus and across the parking lot from a nice...

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GrahamHotelSystems, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ChicagoSpaLover, Thank you so much for your recent review of the Kensington on State! We’re so happy to hear our guests are enjoying our renovation outcome! We’re looking forward to your next visit!

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 12 April 2017

OMG...Sick all night long after eating on the Executive Floor. I have been here prior and noted the bread is always seriously stale. So I asked the clean up lady what do you do with the food. She tells me, we reuse it if it LOOKS fresh. Like OMG...that is not meeting regulations for food quality. Well sick last night...

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GrahamHotelSystems, Assistant General Manager at The Kensington Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sesshi101, We’re surprised to hear about your experience while a guest at out hotel as we characteristically have so many positive responses and delighted guests. We certainly strive to ensure every guest has a memorable stay for the right reasons and while we had not heard of such a situation from any other guests we do take this very...

Burlingame, California
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Easy access hotel for Ann Arbor. Great location. Easy parking. Fitness amenities are wonderful. Room clean and comfortable. Low ceiling in bathroom a little claustrophobic but overall a nice place to stay. Great value.

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GrahamHotelSystems, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gene W, Thank you for your review of the Kensington Hotel on State! We're so happy to hear our guests are enjoying our amenities! Please visit us again soon!

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Everything I saw online in advance was accurate. The hotel has character, was very clean and the staff very friendly Our visit was quick but our stay was fabulous. We'll be back the next time we're in town.

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GrahamHotelSystems, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jaynecN2697GB, Thank you for your review! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed our hotel, we hope to see you again soon!

Brighton, Michigan
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We were there for an Arthur Murray Dancing With The Michigan Stars event and chose to spend the night. What a beautiful hotel! Bright, fresh, and clean smelling. The staff was friendly and greeted us with champagne at check-in. Can't say enough about the comfortable bed. The breakfast upstairs was great. Didn't have time to use the pool but it...

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Dear wutsaup, Thank you for your recent review of the Kensington on State! We are always excited to help the Chad Tough foundation, it was such a fun event! We're looking forward to your next visit!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kensington Hotel is the premier destination in Ann Arbor for overnight accommodations, your next meeting, wedding, family gathering or staycation. Conveniently located just of of I-94 and State Street exit near Briarwood Mall. Come enjoy our recently renovated guest rooms and Union! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kensington Hotel

Address: 3500 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48108-1632 (Formerly Kensington Court)
Region: United States > Michigan > Ann Arbor
Price Range: ₹ 7,461 - ₹ 13,170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Kensington Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 198
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Kensington Court Ann Arbor
The Kensington Hotel Ann Arbor, Michigan
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“Also, the Kensington does not change bedding after each night. You get to sleep on dirty sheets.”
doma827, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“King sized bed was comfortable.”
Cinglot, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Gosh...think before you book...”
sesshi101, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book early for football season!”
GeneW_13, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Executive rooms have wonderful lounge area w/ continental breakfast! Rooms have good sized refrigerator with coffee makers.”
pierannunz, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
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