Kensington Place

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9 expert recommendations


DK Eyewitness

Setting a high benchmark for intimate boutique hotels, Kensington focuses on sexy contemporary stylings with unobtrusive yet attentive service.



The staff is helpful and accommodating and will arrange everything from dinner reservations to daily excursions. Full review →


Frommer's 34

This award-winning boutique hotel has beautiful views of the city, harbor, and mountain, and you feel surrounded by greenery. Full review →

The best rooms on the second floor have balconies overlooking the city -- ask for nos. 1, 2, or 3.

Lonely Planet

High up the mountain, this exclusive, chic property offers eight spacious and tastefully decorated rooms, all with balconies and beautifully tiled bathrooms. Full review →


Mr & Mrs Smith

A stroll from the heart of Cape Town, Kensington Place hotel is the city’s original boutique retreat, located on the slopes of Table Mountain. Full review →


Star Service Tick 5

This hotel battles for attention with Table Mountain, and hotel guests hardly know where to look once they arrive Full review →


The Telegraph 9.0

Classy yet comfortable womb-like rooms you’ll hardly ever want to leave; excellent service; small but sexy public spaces; and a great Higgovale location, overlooking the city and harbour. Full review →


Time Out Tick Critics' Choice

Frequently raved about in glam international mags, this urbane establishment puts its guests' comfort above all else - why else would breakfast be served all day? Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Higgovale is a posh residential neighborhood unfurling down the slopes of Table Mountain, and the slick eight-suite Kensington Place is its best address. Full review →

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Kensington Place

4.5 Star Hotel kensingtonplace.co.za

38 Kensington Crescent, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa

Contact 021 424 4744
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual
  • Business Center
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Breakfast included

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