5 Star boutique hotel, Kensington Place, is a sparkly and hip small luxury hotel, based in the sought-after leafy suburb of Higgovale, in the Cape Town City Bowl. Central, yet close to nature walks through the Table Mountain National Park, Kensington Place is that desirable small city hotel that is perfect to explore the city from. The hotel offers spacious private suites with stunning views of Table Mountain, with the coolest bar, contemporary chic decor, and a slick menu. Winner of Tatler’s ‘Best City Boutique’ in 2007, guests at Kensington Place are afforded every luxury and amenity throughout their stay.
Based in a beautifully preserved old Victorian Manor House, the hotel offers old world charm, with slick and modern interiors. Rooms are fresh and spacious, with twin or King Size beds, complete with audio visual facilities, ipod docking stations, an electronic safe and Skype pone. The hotel has a bar, dining room, guest lounge with a fireplace and a DVD an music library.
Complimentary gym memberships are offered to all guests, while spa bookings and treatments can be arranged. The hotel offers a transfer service for guests, and for those wanting to relax for a while, a sparkling blue pool awaits. Meals can be served indoors as well as out, al fresco style, in a lush garden setting. With only 8 rooms, Kensington Place offers a guest house feel, but with world-class service and 5 star facilities.
Breakfasts are decadent and hearty, while guests are tempted into ordering any dish they could possibly desire for lunch and dinner. The cuisine is influenced by European and African styles of cooking of the standard you would expect from a five star hotel. Have it all at your finger tips at Kensington Place. The best of Cape Town’s attractions are only minutes away from the hotel, including some of the world’s most stunning beaches, to the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Robben Island tours and Table Mountain.
The helpful and professional staff at the hotel also offer assistance in the arranging of day trips to explore the Cape Winelands, and places a little further away, such as the whale-watching haven of Hermanus.