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 nine individually decorated rooms.
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
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 nine 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.
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.
When to visit
Make full use of the 24 hour bar, perfect for a nightcap after a great night out in Cape Town.
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.
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.
Cable car trip to the peak of Table Mountain
Table Mountain, at 1086 metres above sea level, forms the impressive backdrop to Cape Town. An impressive natural landmark with a 3km flat plateau at the summit, a cable car trip to the top is the best way to experience its breathtaking views.
Cape Peninsula - Active
Explore the Cape Peninsular with its local fishing villages and surfing beaches. Snorkel or stand up paddle board in rock pools near penguin colonies before venturing deep into the Peninsula reserve to discover the rich wildlife inhabiting this area.
Cape Peninsula - Family
This guided day out is perfect for the whole family with treasure hunts in Kirstenbosch Gardens, fishing in Kalk Bay, stand up paddle boarding with penguins and game viewing in the Cape peninsula reserve.
Cape Point Peninsula Tour
Your driver will collect you and drive you down the west coast of the Cape Peninsula. He will introduce you to the geography and cultural history, culminating at the Cape itself. You will drive back via Boulders Beach to see the penguins.
Dine at Babel
A trip to the Winelands is not complete without visiting Babylonstoren. A walk through the gardens is a fantastic experience, time your visit to take advantage of Babel's opening times. Lunch here is not to be missed!
Dinner at La Colombe
Dinner at The Greenhouse
Peter Tempelhoff, executive chef at The Greenhouse, stays on the cutting-edge of South African cuisine with ever-changing seasonal menus, showcasing contemporary cooking techniques and culinary styles.
Dinner at Twelve Apostles Hotel
Enjoy a delightful dinner on the stunning terrace overlooking the picturesque Cape Town sunset over the ocean.
Dinner reservation at Tokara
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Great White Shark Cage Diving
Great white shark cage diving is an experience like no other. To get up close to the ocean's number one predator in its natural environment is a humbling experience you will never forget.
High Tea at The Mount Nelson
Afternoon tea at The Mount Nelson hotel is a must do whilst staying in Cape Town. The Mount Nelson Hotel serves tea from 14.30 onwards, book for a vast variety of sandwiches, pastries, and loose-leaf teas.
Hike or Climb Table Mountain
Why not do something a bit different during your stay in Cape Town, get outdoors and experience some of the best climbing and hiking in the world? Take a hike or rock climbing trip up Table Mountain whilst taking in the breathtaking views all around you.
Lunch & Cellar Tour at Durbanville Hills
A scenic route leads you to Durbanville Hills for a tour of their cellar and lunch at their open restaurant.
Robben Island Trip
A short ferry ride from the V and A Waterfront in Cape Town is the famous Robben Island, a cultural must-do when staying in Cape Town, this trip gives an insight into South Africa's difficult history, as well as brilliant views across Cape Towns harbour.
The Garden at Babylonstoren
Take the opportunity to explore the wonderful acres of Babylonstoren's gardens. Team up with the gardeners for a fun and interactive experience.
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Whale watching on the Western Cape
Southern right whales visit the Western Cape from about June to December every year. These beautiful gentle giants congregate to the shores of Hermanus all the way along the coast line towards Plettenberg Bay.
Woodstock, Bo-Kaap & Bree for the Foodie
From artisan coffee and craft beer to traditional food, chocolate and cheese, taste your way around the city as you explore the backstreets and secrets alleys where the locals like to go.