Kensington Place is a small, intimate hotel providing an excellent base from which to explore Cape Town’s historical sites, beaches and entertainment as well as some of South Africa’s most renowned vineyards.
The eight stylishly furnished rooms each have their own private terrace and unique features. 24-hour room service caters for your every whim while a peaceful private garden and secluded pool offer a quiet place to relax.
Facilities in your room include laptop with wireless internet access, ipod docking station, flat screen television and DVD player. You will want for nothing!
There are numerous restaurants and bars on nearby Kloof Street which are easily accessible by foot. Further afield are the Constantia vineyards, Cape Point Nature Reserve and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
The staff here at Kensington Place will be the first to recommend all the best restaurants to visit during your stay. They are food fanatics and right on trend with what's hot in Cape Town. Suitable activities and excursions are also top of their agenda to make sure your stay is a memorable one!
Understated luxury, attention to detail and high levels of personal service will be the hallmarks of your stay at Kensington Place. For couples and honeymooners looking for a stylish boutique hotel in the heart of Cape Town, Kensington Place is the perfect option.
Accommodation is in 7 superior rooms and 1 standard room, all of which have been meticulously designed exuding a blend of luscious textures and contemporary detail. The rooms have either a twin or King size bed, audio visual facilities including iPod docking, an electric safe, a laptop and Skype phone.
There are no specific child care facilities and there is a minimum age of 12 years.
DVD and music library, wi-fi internet access, complimentary access to the Virgin Active health club.
There are endless activities to chose from and sights to see in and around Cape Town. The city centre, V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain cable car and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, the Constantia wine route, the famous sandy beaches of Clifton, Camps Bay, Llandudno and Hout Bay are all within easy reach too, while more than a dozen golf courses are to be found within half an hour’s drive. The reception at Kensington Place will be able to help create an itinerary and book some activities.
24 hour room service.
When to travel
Year-round destination. The summers are generally warm and dry, while winters tend to be wet and cool, the rains brought on by fierce north westerly gales. Neither season experiences extremes of temperature, thanks to prevailing winds. Summer (Nov-Mar) is the hottest with temperatures 20-40°C. Mid season (Apr, May, Sep, Oct) temps between 10-30°C. Winter (from June- Aug) is the low season with temps 0-25°C.
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Location and directions
Cape Town, South Africa
Situated on the slopes of Table Mountain, in the leafy Cape Town suburb of Higgovale, Kensington Place is well placed for the city centre of Cape Town. Kensington Place offers spectacular views of Table Mountain and is close to the National Park.
How to get there
11-hours 50-minute British Airways flight from London Heathrow to Cape Town International Airport. The airport is approximately a 25-minute drive from the hotel; transfers can be arrange by Kensington Place, or there are plenty of taxis in and around the airport.