Kensington Place

Cape Town, South Africa

Kensington Place

Nestled in the foothills of Table Mountain, Kensington Place offers breathtaking views of Cape Town, its harbour & of Table Mountain

Located at foot of Table Mountain, just outside the city centre, Kensington Place provides a great base from which to explore Cape Town and the surrounding region. This is an upmarket hotel offering fine cuisine, contemporary design and gorgeous views of the city, harbour and mountain. The quiet gardens surrounding the property give Kensington Place the feel of a real urban retreat.

Tatler award, 2007: best city boutique hotel


Just eight rooms, each with a private terrace. All of the rooms have been individually decorated in a contemporary style. Each is equipped with a flat-screen TV and DVD player, and with its own laptop with skype phone. Complimentary Wi-Fi and gym membership are provided for all guests.


A full English breakfast is served each morning. Light meals are available every evening, formal dining available every other evening. Picnics can be arranged for day trips.


- Small plunge pool
- Bar and dining room
- Lounge with fireplace
- Outdoor dining and lounging
- Garden
- Off street parking
- 24 hour room service


Available locally (mostly at an additional cost):
- Historical and cultural tours of Cape Town
- Art galleries and museums in Cape Town
- Visits to the Cape Winelands and Table Mountain boasting a number of possible walks, hikes and biking trails
- Kirstenbosch botanical gardens
- Beaches at Cape Peninsula
- Cape Point Nature Reserve
- Luxury boat trip and educational tour to Robben Island
- Adrenalin activities including abseiling, paragliding, skydiving, sand boarding and shark diving.
- Helicopter flip around the Western Cape
- Horse riding along Noordhoek Beach
- Children’s activities: Animal farms, Two Oceans Aquarium, Scratch Patch

Child Policy

Children over the age of 12 can be accommodated at Kensington Place. Full adult rates apply.