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Reviewed 30 May 2013

Excellent boutique hotel with wonderful staff. Thank you Austen for all your tips, suggestions. Thank you Michael for the nice talks. We really felt like we were at home. Wonderful breakfast. Thanks virginia & other ladies. Beautiful design ! Best atmosphere We 'd love to come back once. Johan & Sherine Willemse

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Stayed here recently on our Honeymoon and the experience was fantastic.... It all started when we arrived and Austen, the hotel manager, sat down with us over some champagne. They had taken the fantastic step of booking us into restaurants on each of the four nights we were in Cape Town - and by an large they weren't places we...

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reviewed 4 May 2013

What a wonderful oasis in Cape Town. The rooms are beautiful and comfortable and they seem to think of everything.... Even booking our dinner reservations at fabulous restaurants for us in advance. The breakfasts are also very yummy. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. In fact, I don't want to leave! Simply perfection.

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Issaquah, Washington
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Kensington Place is a small boutique hotel nestled at the foot of Table Mountain behind a tall privacy wall. The driveway fits 2-3 cars at best. Inside the security gate there were tended gardens and a small plunge pool. As I entered the hotel there was a cozy bar to the right, and the lounge with fireplace to the left,...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 April 2013

I was originally planning on staying for one day but extended it to three. Don't even bother with the cheesy downtown hotels. This place is just excellent. Service like you haven't seen before. Location is pretty good too but you need to use cabs. Not walkable especially at night and uphill.

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

Thank you so much for taking time to review Kensington Place - our only regret is that you couldn't stay for three more days! It was a pleasure to have you stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to Kensington Place and the beautiful city of Cape Town!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2013

After reading such positive, warm reviews on this site, my skeptical London eyes were sure that this place could never live up to the hype. It does. In buckets. Big ones. Best thing - the staff, who have obviously travelled widely themselves and understand what a modern day luxury experience is. You're not a guest, you're a friend that's yet...

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kplace, Owner at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review on Kensington Place, Boutique Hotel, Cape Town. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the not too distant future. Kind regards Chris weir Owner

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Reviewed 17 March 2013

A return visit to Cape Town offered the opportunity to experience Kensington Place once again. And it's still the most perfect place to stay in South Africa. It's the ideal location for the city's fantastic restaurants, shopping and beaches - and the staff anticipate every possible need. Austen and his team are wonderful hosts, so it's not surprising that KP...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Honeymoon trip in November - this hotel stood out in every way - decor, location and service! Rooms cater for every need, and waking up in the morning with a view of Table Mountain - well you just cant get better!

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kplace, Owner at Kensington Place, responded to this review

I am delighted you enjoyed your stay at Kensington Place, Cape Town. I hope we will be able to welcome you back in teh near futre. Kind regards Chris

Reviewed 23 February 2013

I am still here and dont want to leave. Its a private Hotel, very stylish with honestly friendly stuff. Esp. Austen is very helpful. The breakfast is excellent. The rooms very nice. The location is not central but you reach every part of the city in minutes.

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kplace, Owner at Kensington Place, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and feedback, as an owner it is important to have feedback of this nature. I hope to welcome you back to Kensington Place in the not too distant future.

Valencia, Spain
Reviewed 13 February 2013

Really nice place, great view of Table mountain (your backyard basically), the service is impeccable, very "one on one" kind of service, lovely decoration and furniture, comfortable and personnel touches that you can't find in the 5 star hotels, attention to details, wonderful breakfast, quite neighborhood yet very close to everything in Capetown and great little touches in the room...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Kensington Place

Address: 38 Kensington Crescent | Higgovale, Cape Town Central 7405, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range: ₹ 13,130 - ₹ 22,470 (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
#23 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, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have best views.”
 of 5 bubbles christievi, 28 Aug 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, 18 Jul 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”
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“Ask for room one if you can, but they are all amazing!”
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