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“So glad that we chose this B&B!!! Perfection!!”
Review of 2Inn1 Kensington

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2Inn1 Kensington
Ranked #1 of 110 Hotels in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Enjoyed 9 wonderful nights at the 2inn1 Kensington, our stay really couldn't have been any better!
Set in a peaceful residential area just outside the hussel & bussel of the city centre, but still within walking distance of Long street & 5 mins cab ride to the water front.
Our room was beautifully furnished, immaculately clean, & equipped with everything that you would need for a very comfortable stay.
Our balcony had the most amazing views of Lions Head & Table Mountain, what a view to wake up to each morning!
One of the main highlights of this B&B is without a doubt the staff. They go above & beyond to make sure that everything is absolutely perfect for you. Nothing is ever too much trouble!
Clair took great care of us on our first morning, we talked through all of the things that we wanted to do during our time in Cape Town, the types of restaurants we like to eat in, relaxation days etc. (Clair made some fantastic recommendations for things that we hadn't even thought of doing!).
Clair then produced a detailed personal itinerary especially for us, including restaurants reservations & cab pick up times no less! How amazing! This was like having our own personal PA!!
Breakfast at the 2inn1 was just superb, beautifully presented, very wide choice of foods, & always a delicious cooked special for the day. You have the option of dining inside the breakfast room or outside overlooking the pool area.
I had the pleasure in enjoying 2 wonderful massages at the spa during my stay, which were truly amazing! As a fellow beauty therapist I'm so often disappointed when having treatments whilst travelling, but not this time! Fantastic!
We would recommend the 2inn1 without hesitation, we would most certainly stay here again if we were lucky enough to visit Cape Town a second time.
A big thank you to all of the staff, thank you for making us feel so welcome & well looked after!

  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Jason and Emma C
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

The 2 Inn 1 is in my opinion the perfect place to stay in Cape Town if you want peace and quiet and do not mind going to the restaurants in town for dinner. However, they do have a snack menu available in the evening.

The Boutique Hotel has 10 rooms and is situated in the Gardens area of Cape Town under Table Mountain in a quiet residential location. The rooms, both in the old house and new build, are very well equipped with an excellent shower room. Wifi reception is excellent. There is more than adequate seating on the terrace, some around the small swimming pool and at the front of the hotel looking onto Table Mountain and across to Lion's Head.

The owner, Klaus, and principal staff Steffi and Clare, cannot do enough to help you (including sawing off a padlock when the keys were locked inside the suitcase - once again many thanks). They, if asked, will plan your days out, suggest restaurants and make reservations. They have an excellent knowledge of Cape Town, it's surrounding areas and restaurants.

The hotel is about a 15 minute taxi ride from the Waterfront, but longer in rush hour, and should not cost more than 100 Rand including a tip.

The hotel is extremely popular so book well in advance. Once again I strongly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed: November 2016, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Phlyn
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing stay at 2inn1. Best part was Claire. She anticipated all our needs and was incredibly helpful with tips, making our reservations, helping us with directions .... anything we could have possibly needed help with. Aside from Claire, all the other members of the 2inn1 staff were lovely and made our stay really comfortable.

As for the place itself, it was clean and nice. Very very comfortable. It is also in a brilliant location - we had a car but we were also able to walk to a number of nice restaurants etc.

Really wouldn't stay anywhere else in Cape Town. Would definitely stay here again.

Stayed: August 2016, travelled as a couple
1  Thank May Jean O
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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We spent four nights at 2Inn1 Kensington in late October. The B&B was lovely. Room and common area beautiful decorated but the best part was the staff. Very attentive with great suggestions for things to do and places to eat. They just made you feel welcome. They thought of everything to make our vacation one to remember. The telephone was such a good idea. Just having it made being in a strange town comfortable. Sundowners was great. They even offered light lunch and dinner in case you didn't feel like going out. Breakfast was outstanding. View of Table Mountain from our balcony was stunning. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this B&B. I would love to come back.

Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Mary R
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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

None of the five star reviews here are an overstatement. From start to finish, Klaus, Claire, steffi and the team did everything possible to make sure that our first visit was truly memorable. We came with some ideas as to what we might do in Cape Town, but upon arrival, the team put together an itinerary for us with pain staking attention to detail. They also provided us with useful tips. In summary they were great hosts: from a warm arrival to a lovely send off when we left. The hotel is beautifully decorated and the rooms are spacious and well maintained. Overall, highly recommended - we will be recommending to anyone that visits Cape Town.

Stayed: November 2016, travelled as a couple
4  Thank Bilkuts
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Additional Information about 2Inn1 Kensington

Address: 21 Kensington Crescent | Oranjezicht / Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#22 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#22 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range: R2 324 - R3 239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 2Inn1 Kensington 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
2inn1 Kensington is flanked by the imposing slopes of Table Mountain and Lion's Head. It combines an authentically, stylishly remodeled Victorian house and a modern designed bungalow set in a beautiful tranquil garden. The pool area has sunbathed terraces offering magnificent views. The luxury rooms are equipped with every possible comfort. ... more   less 
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