Kensington Place

Found in Higgovale, one of Cape Town's pretty suburbs, Kensington Place offers a chic contemporary retreat in close proximity to all of the Mother City's many attractions. Take a cable car to the top of ancient Table Mountain, and experience one of Cape Town's best views, or explore the rich history of the Rainbow Nation with a trip to Robben Island; the former prison of Nelson Mandela.

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Guests can relax in modern comfort and enjoy a range of excellent facilities and a strong sense of service. Wander in the tranquillity of the hotel's gardens and take a cooling dip in the pool, or admire the view of Cape Town's harbour from the private terraces of each room. The intimate Kensington holds only 7 suites and 1 standard room, all of which are uniquely decorated and provide a number of modern facilities; guests can expect a Queen size bed in the standard room and kings in the suites. All room types possess a minibar, air conditioning, underfloor heating for cooler months, terraces with stunning views, safes, satellite television and more besides.

Meals are delicious with locally sourced ingredients used to create delectable breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Guests can also enjoy fabulous dining in the city itself, with the V&A Waterfront a bustling hive of restaurants and shops waiting to be explored.

Getting There

A 20 minute drive from Cape Town International Airport.


Exploring all that Cape Town has to offer, including the beaches of Camp's Bay and Cliffton, the penguins at Boulder Beach, the V&A Waterfront, the Sunset Strip and Table Mountain.

Read what our previous clients thought of Kensington Place

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Kelly Pfingst

Kensington Place was a perfectly wonderful boutique hotel - very clean, amazing service, very good breakfast, very secure. The only issue (which is not the hotel's fault at all) is that our room was right next to their fence, and there was, what the hotel staff called "the mad man" outside our wall ranting during the night which woke us up and really scared us. They assured us he couldn't…

18/09/2019 Read full trip review

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Emily Twigg and Ryan Shields

We were blown away by this hotel. The people were just so lovely, the food was delicious. There were so many nice touches like putting hot water bottles in our beds for when we'd return from dinner, pre-booking us into restaurants before we arrived to guarantee we were able to eat somewhere (and being completely flexible when we wanted to amend/cancel etc) and leaving us champagne in our room one…

23/07/2019 Read full trip review

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