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- HIGGOVALE & TABLE MOUNTAIN, CAPE TOWN
Nestled on the foothills of Table
Mountain, Kensington Place offers the discerning international traveller
the ideal base from which to explore the Mother City while also being
able to enjoy and appreciate fine cuisine, contemporary design and
breathtaking views of the city, harbour and mountain. The lush quiet
gardens surrounding this property are characteristic of the prestigious
residential area in which Kensington Place is situated and the peace
and tranquility inspire a sense of wellbeing and comfort. The sparkling
intimate pool set on a stunning wooden deck will enhance the experience.
A stay at Kensington Place offers intimacy and exclusivity while retaining
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This luxurious and highly acclaimed
boutique hotel has eight individually decorated rooms which boast
marble bathrooms and an unsurpassable
quality of amenities, linen and towels. The interiors are an unmistakable
blend of African chic and contemporary styles with deluxe fabrics and
eclectic finishes throughout. The rooms come with
many extras such as underfloor heating, air conditioning, DVD players
and spa treatments on
Bathrooms are a sensuous experience, with features such as custom made
sunken baths, twin showers, and enormous bath sheets to wrap up in afterwards.
A glass wall from one bathroom even overlooks a private outdoor tropical
garden and fishpond.
Each of the eight suites is intriguingly
named after one of Henry VIII’s wives or daughters and is regally
furnished with a vast double bed and private
terrace overlooking the city skyline, harbour and mountains.
The hotel itself is elegantly decorated
blending African and European styles and hosts an interesting array
of original paintings
featuring of Kensington Place in numerous international design and
décor magazines attest to its recognition as a world class
Set in a remarkable location in the foothills of Table
Mountain in Higgovale, Kensington Place is a small exclusive hotel that
treats guests with a refreshing approach to hospitality and excellent
service. Not only are guests indulged by beautiful surroundings, but
this heavenly hotel also places them within easy access to the city centre,
historical sites, luxurious beaches and picturesque vineyards.
Outside is a wooden deck surrounded by silky, muted curtains
with oversized cushions scattered on wicker lounge chairs. The deck extends
around the pool which is just big enough to cool off in. In the summer
this area is decorated with candles, and the setting is romantic enough
to have been the scene of more than a few marriage proposals! The hotel
offers free internet access for guests and free entrance to the Virgin
Active Gym in Green Point.
The small dining room is elegant and functional, and contains a small
bar area where guests can enjoy a late night whiskey after a day’s
In addition to breakfast, a chef is
on duty to prepare gourmet lunch and dinner five days a week. Food
Place is fresh and
simple with enticing flavours. These meals can also be enjoyed in the
dining room or in the privacy of your suite or terrace or lounging by
the swimming pool.
There is 24 hour bar room service for those not wishing to venture as
far as the dining room.
Nominated one of the Top Ten Establishments in cape Town
by Condé Nast
UK Traveller 1999, one of the best 101 Hotels in the world by UK Tatler
magazine January 2000 and One of South Africa's Best Boutique Hotels,
House and Leisure 2001.
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