Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town's definitive boutique hotel, set on the lower slopes of Table Mountain, successfully combines European style with a dash of African flair and comprises eight individually decorated rooms. Kensington Place is one of our favorite boutique hotels.
At a Glance
Epitome of stylish luxury
Billowing white drapes reveal a world of chic relaxation
Enjoy your mini-bars stocked with just champagne and water
Have a long breakfast on the open air dining deck
Walk into Long Street for an evening cocktail and meal
Take a dip in the plunge pool or sunbathe on the deck
Make full use of the 24 hour bar, perfect for a nightcap after a great night out in Cape Town.Louisa Ross-Taylor
Treat yourself to some time relaxing on one of their squashy cushions beside the pool.Camilla Whitworth
A quiet and comfortable, but very trendy base from which to explore the many treats Cape Town has to offer.Scott Dunn team
Try one of Austen’s signature margaritas – made with fresh limes from Kensington Place’s garden!Anna Hearn
Meet our specialists
To start planning your vacation to Kensington Place
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.
Large king size bed with en-suite bathroom with a shower and a bath, under floor heating for the colder months, a private terrace and air conditioning.
|Superior Twin Room||
The Superior twin rooms can either be a king bed or converted to a twin room. The room is air conditioned and also has, under floor heating for the colder months, an en-suite bathroom with a bath and shower and your own private terrace.
Cosy, double room with a queen size bed and en-suite bathroom with under floor heating for the colder months and air conditioning for the summer.
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 center, 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.
Location & 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 center of Cape Town. Kensington Place offers spectacular views of Table Mountain and is close to the National Park.
When to go
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.