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The Kensington Park Hotel

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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
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  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 22 May 2013

Obvious not a new property but superior service and optimal location make up for the very few minor inconveniences. The room was immaculate and cleaned perfectly and quickly every one of our five days. The staff was knowledgeable and very helpful in all ways, We...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2013

Staff very friendly, helpful and polite, nothing was too much trouble. Our room was fantastic, really good size and an excellent sized bathroom. Our room was cleaned/tided everyday during our three night stay and the bed was huge and super comfy! The hotel is in...More

2  Thank Katy2811
Response from lcalvario, Guest Relations Manager at The Kensington Park HotelResponded 2 June 2013

Dear Katy2811, Thank you for posting about your experience on TripAdvisor. Thank you for choosing us as your “home away from home” during your stay in San Francisco. We appreciate the recognition of our staff efforts to provide quality and friendly service, we are glad...More

Reviewed 7 May 2013

Trust me, this is the area you want to be in! only a moment's walk away from Union Square and situated around the shopping district. (Macy's, Saks, Prada...etc) Not saying that these are the stores I shop at, but to be in this area is...More

1  Thank Sevie S
Response from lcalvario, Guest Relations Manager at The Kensington Park HotelResponded 18 May 2013

Dear Sevie S, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate anytime our guests share their experience. We are thrilled you had so many positive notes to share about Kensington Park. We appreciate the recognition of our staff efforts...More

Reviewed 7 May 2013

I stayed at Kensington for 5 nights in April in room 76, on the 11th floor. This is definitely the room to get if you want less noise and an amazing view of the city. The bathroom and shower was of decent size, and the...More

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Response from lcalvario, Guest Relations Manager at The Kensington Park HotelResponded 16 May 2013

Dear Global T, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. Thank you for your kind words. We’re delighted to hear that you thought of Kensington Park. We appreciate anytime our guests share their experience. Thank you for providing everyone with...More

Reviewed 4 May 2013

Starting with the good points, this hotel couldn't be in a better spot. Sitting on Post St right next to Union Square it was close to the BART and right in amongst all the best shops, galleries and restaurants that SanFrancisco has to offer. Staff...More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Price range
US$ 175 - US$ 475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#53 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#59 Business Hotel in San Francisco
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$ 175 - US$ 475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#53 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#59 Business Hotel in San Francisco
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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 theatres 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
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13 January 2018|
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Response from David I | Property representative |
This Boutique Hotel like many other Boutique Hotels in San Francisco has NO Air Conditioning. Each room has a ceiling fan and windows you can open to circulate air. Also note....Summers in San Francisco rarely gets above 70... More
9 December 2017|
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Response from Adin_Dalton | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Sheila E | Reviewed this property |
There is a CVS or Walgreens only two blocks away and plenty of restaurants within easy walking distance
Room Tips
"I requested a king size bed and not close from elevators"
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"Stayed in corner room on 10th floor. No street noise and view of Union Square."
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"Request if they could put you on the 12th floor."
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"We had a deluxe king room which was spacious enough and very comfortable."
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