Kensington Place

Kensington Place is a luxury hotel that offers magnificent views of the Table Mountain, Cape Town. Located on the slopes of the Table Mountain, Kensington Hotel offers a wide variety of attractions that include several restaurants and the beautiful beaches of Robben Island. Kensington Place is considered to be of one of Cape Town’s original boutique hotel that is only walking distance from the main hustle and bustle. The main aim of the Kensington Place hotel is to provide the urban tourists a break from the stress full life and to allow them to indulge in some pleasure and romantic moments. Supplementing the hotel’s design appeal, the excellent service makes this sanctuary special, along with little benefits such as free champagne and oysters. Kensington luxury hotel offers awesome scenery of Table Mountain and is close to the National Park.

Room and Suite Types

Kensington Place in Cape Town has eight large , spacious, lavish and luxurious highly commended independently painted rooms and suites. These rooms have the finest of marble, private terraces and limitless high quality of amenities, linen and towels. The interiors of the rooms at the Kensington are a blend of African classy and elegant modern styles with expensive fabrics and assorted finishes throughout. The Kensington Place hotel features in several national as well as international design and decoration magazines and this goes to its recognition as a world class luxury hotel.

All the rooms in Kensington Place are equipped with all the basic amenities such as satellite T.V and DVD players, controlled air-conditioning and there are provision of safes with digital locks to make your stay at Kensington pleasurable and funky. The Kensington Place also offers free of charge internet access on an ADSL line and a membership for the gym for guests stay there. The staff at Kensington is efficient, friendly and warm and they make sure that the visitore go back with pleasant memories. All the rooms at Kensington Place are non-smoking; there is a provision for ashtray on terraces and in the sitting areas and the bar.

Dining Options

Kensington Place offers light delicious meals during the day. At night the guests can enjoy cocktails and the sumptuous snacks at the highly trendy Kensington Place bar. The hotel lays too much emphasis on healthy , food, using the finest of available elements. Lunch is inconspicuous and is served in the style of the room-service menu. The Kensington hotel serves breakfast all through the day.

A wide variety of pastas, fresh salads, assorted collection of sandwiches, a platter of fresh fruit, cheese along with antipasto platters are available throughout the day. The bar of the Kensington Place is open all 24 hours day and the bartenders are ever willing to serve at all times. The cocktail available at Kensington Place is a combination of mix of vodka, lime, soda water and bitters. It is highly suitable for mild evening summers evenings. Tourists can frequent the night club in Kensington Place and there is no dress code. They can dress up as they like. During the bad weather, the guests can get a table on the Porch in Kensington and enjoy their delicious meal in wonderful part of the hotel.

Kensington Place Facilities:

- There is a well equipped bar and dining room in the hotel
- Lounge accompanied with fireplace
- High speed broadband free of charge
- Kensington Place provides DVD along with a music library
- gym and health membership free of cost
- indulging in Pamper sessions
- a wide variety of sports activities can be arranged
- Day tours to the nearby places
- Check-out is at 11.30am, but can be adjusted depending on the depending on availability
- sports facilities such as tennis, squash
-the rooms also have a provision of speedy internet access
-telephone and wake up calls


The Table Mountain nature reserve is only situated at a walking distance from the Kensington Place. Tourists can take a cable car to the top for magnificent views, as well as a take a look around the blooming marvellous Floral Kingdom. People who like adventure and sports often play golf and indulge in mountain biking and walking, boat and kayak trips, sailing, surfing and windsurfing, while staying at The Kensington Place. There are many companies that that can help the tourists in chalking out their itinerary. Tourists are also advised to visit Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was held prisoner. The tours around the Kensington Place hotel are very fascinating.

Day Trips

Kensington Place Hotel proves to be an excellent base for tourists visiting Cape Town. Tourists can drive half an hour north to the luxurious wine region and savour wine tasting and lunch in the perfect scenic surroundings. At Spier, near Stellenbosch, you can taste five wines for over £1 and also munch some authentic African delicacy in Moyo. Tourists can take a break in the grand town of Franschhoek, and indulge in a romantic lunch along with booze on the hillside La Petite Ferme. Another place worth visiting is Reuben’s Lunch.

Best Beaches

Kensington Place hotel allows the tourists to discover their own isolated sandy places and protected lagoons among the vast stretches of untouched coastline. However, the tourists have to be careful that the Atlantic waters can be extremely cold. The tourists can find some beautiful spots in Clifton, that provides a view of the Table Mountain; or even attempt visiting the quiet Llandudno. Tourists staying at the Kensington Place can take a 15 minute drive from the city to Hout Bay. This Bay is just appropriate for all kinds of people and also the people- and par surfer-watching.

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