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London, United Kingdom
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I have stayed at this Cape Town B&B twice, and both times came away excited for my next visit. The setting, high up Table Mountain, offers beautiful views in a safe and interesting neighborhood. You feel like a local staying there. The staff go out of their way to help you explore Cape Town - they recommend restaurants and make...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Started a 3 week trip to South Africa here, and it couldn't have been a better gateway. After 30 hours of travel, from Los Angeles, we were greeted with enormous charm and champagne by one of the managers, Hope -- our room was ready, as was a carefully curated list of restaurant bookings. That attention to detail and above and...

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1Thank ArvD
Saint-Raphael, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Halfway the Leeukop mountain, looking at the table mountain from one side and overlooking Cape Town in the other direction, at the end of one of the thriving streets of Cape Town, loader street, you will find this very nice boutique hotel. Very tranquil le on the one hand and very close to many restaurants, bars etc. and not far...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed three nights at Kensington Place and really enjoyed our stay. The large rooms with views right up towards Table Mountain and the harbour in the distance were a treat to wake up to every morning. The location is fantastic - we could walk to cool cafes and restaurants on Kloof Street in 10 minutes, and it is a...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best kept secret guest house near Kloof Street in Cape Town. Elegant and charming your hosts will make you feel most welcome and special. Great service and amazing club sandwiches to enjoy on the terrace mid-day by the pool. The most relaxing place when you are on a business trip.

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1Thank Emmanuelle L
New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Service was outstanding and the food was delicious. The room was spacious and totally gorgeous with a great high cut-out window with stunning views of Table Mountain. I still remember and appreciate the heated bathroom floor.

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Cheshie
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for the first few days of our South African trip. The staff are so welcoming and helpful, offering excellent knowledge on nearby trips and just making you feel special. The views off table mountain are great and with it being on the outskirts it's so peaceful. As with most parts of South Africa I wouldn't recommend walking at...

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1Thank Simon F
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This lovely guesthouse is in a very nice residential neighborhood off of Kloof Street but of course like most of Cape Town town it is surrouded by a high fence and gate with 24 hour security. It is up a steep hill so you might walk down to Kloof Street during the day but take an Uber back up. Like...

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Tring
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This was our second visit to Cape Town. Having previously stayed at the V&A Waterfront, I debated whether to repeat it or try out something different. I'm pleased we chose Kensington Place. Everything about our stay was impeccable. The service was great; all staff were friendly, helpful and personable; they were always at hand to give advice. The location is...

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Atlantida Department, Honduras
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Starting with the staff, all here is great! The location at the base of Table Mountain is ideal and the mountain is visible from your spacious terrace (tho we hit a streak of bad weather & never got to get to the top)... breakfast is included ...location is quiet and requires a cab ride or long walk to get to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: €187 - €317 (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
#24 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Depends on what you want to spend.”
 of 5 bubbles 297lamberts, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Second floor rooms have a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles 902emmanuellel, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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