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“Best Cape Town hotel for an amazing honey moon!”
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Kensington Place
Ranked #17 of 111 Hotels in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 25 July 2011

We stayed at Kensington during the Cape Town leg of our honey moon and had the best of times. The personnel was extremely nice and helpful and the room amazing. It even had a fire place and a lap top for internet! Our room had a beatiful view to Table Mountain. A special mention to the breakfasts, which were the best we've had in SA (you have to have the granola!).

Room Tip: try to get a room with a view of Table Mountain. It is breathtaking!
  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank OscarTdB
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Management response:Responded 21 September 2011

Thank you for posting the review on Kensington Place, Boutique Hotel Cape Town it was fantastic having you stay with us.
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Reviewed 23 July 2011

One of the best hotels that I've stayed in. Great room, service, bar and restaurant, garden. Staff very helpful.

  • Stayed: August 2010
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Thank Malkied1
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Reviewed 2 June 2011

This will have been our 4th trip here. What I love about KP is that you come back through the gates, and there is a sense of calm and peace, followed by a great welcome by the team.

Nothing is too much bother, and you see the same faces whenever you return – thats the sign of a great place – very low staff turnover!!

The benefits of staying here over feedback I’ve got from friends staying elsewhere in Cape Town are as follows:
-There is a bar – full time, you can order what you want. Other places offer honestly bars, or bars on certain nights of the week
-Food is served all day every day (near enough), lovely hot/cold sandwiches and pasta
-There is a pool
-They iron your clean, white, Egyptian cotton bed sheets...all the time!
-You can walk to local restaurants on Kloof, so you feel more like a local, then being down the V&A and being a tourist.
-KP will book you into the new restaurants that have opened; a friends hotel didn’t even realise that a restaurant KP booked us into was even open!

Over all, this is a real boutique hotel – eye for detail, great service and a calm, yet trendy atmosphere.

We love it...and to be honest really just want to move in here full time and call it home!

We're back in Decemeber, so we really could!

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled as a couple
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5  Thank Coffee&applepie
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Reviewed 6 April 2011

I had so often heard great things about Kensington Place and finally had the opportunity to stay there last week.
It really lives up to its reputation. All the staff we met were very friendly and very professional - nothing was too much trouble. The room was great and the breakfast superb.
I really hope I will get to stay there again sometime soon.

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Lloyduss
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Reviewed 6 April 2011

This is surely the most serene, elegant and very professionally run property of its kind in Cape Town.
The location is great, as it is in the city, yet you feel like in a forest due to the privacy of the property and its lush gardens.
The staff are amazing and the all team is run under Sasha's competent management.
Oh, and where exactly do you get your own laptop in rooms for your work???!!! Simply amazing

Room Tip: Top floor!
  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank kdequekervandermerwe
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Reviewed 24 March 2011

We stayed at Kensington Place 3 nights during our honeymoon and loved every minute of it. The location is stunning (nestled right up against Table Mountain), the breakfast is delicious, and the hospitality is some of the best we've ever experienced anywhere in the world. The team at Kensington Place offered excellent recommendations for restaurants around town, booked reservations for us and spent each morning helping us plot out our day in Cape Town. Truly a wonderful, relaxing and memorable experience. I can't wait to go back!

  • Stayed: November 2010, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank ksmith00
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Reviewed 22 March 2011

Really an amazing stay with a very attentive staff. The room was very comfortable and the bathroom was large and well-maintained. The provided laptop and internet access was a nice touch.

The staff was incredibly helpful in terms of making dinner reservations and organizing activities.

Breakfast was good, and it's nice that they served breakfast so late.

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank AndyMell
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Additional Information about Kensington Place

Address: 38 Kensington Crescent | Higgovale, Cape Town Central 7405, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#17 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#18 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range: £174 - £273 (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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