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The Kensington Park Hotel

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  • Terrible2%
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 23 July 2013

No two ways about it, SF is expensive, but if you want nice sleep, the Kensington Park Hotel at 450 Post Street will satisfy. The KP is not as sleek as some of its more modern neighbors, but I'd be surprised if any hotel in...More

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Response from Dimitar S, Manager at The Kensington Park HotelResponded 5 August 2013

Dear portofcaller, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. I would like to personally thank you for your positive comments about the property and the hotel staff. We hope to welcome you back at the Kensington Park Hotel in...More

Reviewed 17 July 2013

Arrived there well past midnight with my daughter due to huge delays getting in S/F airport 2 days after the plane crash. Although we had called and told them of the delay the reception person looked tired and after giving us our room key seemed...More

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Response from Dimitar S, Manager at The Kensington Park HotelResponded 5 August 2013

Dear cleoSydney_aus, Thank you for staying at Kensington Park Hotel. I'm so sorry to hear that your stay was not as pleasant as you would have expected. We take guest services issues very seriously and I can assure you that we will make certain that...More

Reviewed 16 July 2013

I had chosen this hotel in San Francisco on the basis of its location - almost on Union Square - the price and the reviews on TA. And I was not disappointed. We got a warm welcome from Joshua, the receptionist; check in was quick...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2013

We booked this hotel on the strength of their website and the central location. In hindsight, we probably would have gone some further out and got a better place for the money. They had a bad start, losing our booking information despite it being booked...More

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Response from Dimitar S, Manager at The Kensington Park HotelResponded 5 August 2013

Dear Andrew W, Thank you for your review. Please accept my deepest apologies for the guest services issues you have encountered upon your arrival. The issues have been addressed accordingly. The room sizes vary between 270sq ft and 315sq ft. I strongly recommend an upgrade...More

Reviewed 4 July 2013

great value and location. it is an old hotel that retains its character but with modern conveniences. bed very comfortable we did have a room at the back of the hotel that was nice and quiet, price was great. the bathroom was very small but...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$174 - US$419 (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$174 - US$419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
8 December 2017|
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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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