Kensington Place

A fashionable townhouse boutique hotel

Set in the heart of Cape Town

Just 8 luxury suites, ideal for a city break

Facilities at Kensington Place

Air Conditioning
Swimming Pool

When to go to Kensington Place


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The eight individually designed suites at Kensington Place have a wonderful combination of contemporary European décor and African art and textiles. The overall effect is one of extreme elegance and this is reflected throughout the style and service of the hotel. Whether you’re in Cape Town to soak up some sun, venture out to historical sights, nature reserves or vineyards, or indulge in fine dining at the city’s best restaurants the staff will always be more than happy to make reservations for you and point you in the right direction. As well as a seasonal menu always on offer the hotel serves Breakfast all-day long so you can very much so work to your own schedule.

Perched just beneath Table Mountain with wonderful views over the city, Kensington Place is a boutique townhouse hotel with one of the best concierge teams in Cape Town. Located in a leafy suburb of the city the hotel provides guests with a fantastic base for exploring, with all of the best sights and restaurants just minutes away, and when they wish to relax there is an intimate pool to relax by and a seasonal menu on hand should you wish to eat by the pool or on your own private terrace. The hotel is just 5km from the V&A Waterfront, and 5km from Camps Bay and Clifton. 

There is something incredibly soothing about Kensington Place and it’s the ideal spot for a city break. The hotel’s team are enthusiastic and incredibly helpful, always happy to provide you with a midnight sandwich and if you’re waking up after a night exploring the city you will find a helpful little hangover kit secreted in your bedside drawer. All the rooms are beautiful, each with a different feel but if you have the choice, opt for Room 1. It is on the corner of the hotel and has stunning views of both mountain and sea.

Stays at Kensington Place are on a Bed & Breakfast basis. Breakfast is served throughout the day so you can enjoy as much of a lie in as you wish. A seasonal menu is also on hand should you wish to dine by the pool or on your own private terrace. 

Children over the age of 12 are welcome at Kensington Place.

Check-in is at 2pm and check-out at 11am. 

In-room spa treatments are available. 

There are bicycles on the property for your use. 

Complimentary vouchers are available at reception for the nearby Virgin Active Gym. Gym bags and locks are also provided. 

Sightseeing in Cape Town
Head up Table Mountain
Visit the penguins at Boulders Beach
Dine around Cape Town
Visit Robben Island
Explore Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Shopping in Cape Town