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Hawes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

3 night stay to start off our trip down highway one. .great location just off Union Square. .no problems getting round the city from here. .but the room was very dated and in great need of some TLC..stains on bath ....poor hospitality tray. ..just 3 coffees per night? ?????? Why only 3 when it's a double room I never know!...

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Fernando M, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Kensington Park Hotel. We are sorry about your dissatisfaction at the hotel and appreciate your feedback. The experience you described certainly falls short of our expectations and we will use this to retrain our guest service staff. If you have any other suggestions feel free to call us. We hope we can welcome you back...

Oahu, HI
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry for the late review. We stayed in August for a few days. Location = excellent! All staff - front desk, maid, coffee service on the our floor = 5 stars! My partner was ill during the stay & I had to fetch food from close by. Was referred by a gracious young man at the front desk about Cafe...

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Fernando M, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Kensington Park Hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed many of our amenities, including our location, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future.

sebastopol, ca
Reviewed 1 week ago

As I've said in other reviews, we have stayed here over the holiday season for decades now. 2 years ago, it was back to its old glory. Last year, the front desk people were just indifferent. This year, it was pretty unpleasant. The location can't be beat, which is why we keep returning. But i fear, despite tradition, this may...

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Fernando M, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Kensington Park Hotel. We are sorry about your dissatisfaction at the hotel and appreciate your feedback. The experience you described certainly falls short of our expectations and we will use this to retrain our guest service staff. If you have any other suggestions feel free to call us. We hope we can welcome you back...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent a long time researching which hotel to stay in SanFran, some were cheaper, others much more expensive, but this looked kind of cute and olde worlde - was very glad I picked this one. Location was just around the corner from Union Square and the cable cars. Every night sherry is served in the lobby for guests free...

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Fernando M, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Kensington Park Hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our amenities, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future. Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in SFO for 3 nights. It was really easy to get to from the Airport. Great locations if you do not have a car. Very central in the lovely Union Square area. Many restaurants to choose from. Close to China town. It was also two roads up from the main car hire area which was really convenient. The...

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Fernando M, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback! we value your time

San Clemente, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights on leisure traveling. Very nice room, amenities were great. Concierge really helpful and knowledgeable. The hotel's location is incredibly just steps away from Union Square also very close to all kinds of public transit, BART & MUNI, so there was no need to rent a car.

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Fernando M, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Kensington Park Hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed many of our amenities, including our location, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 5 nights at this quaint and quirky hotel Booked a corner double room on the 12th floor offering views over Union Square Fabulous to have open windows with fresh air Very clean and comfortable in an excellent location in walking distance to many fabulous locations Highly recommend

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Thank you for choosing the Kensington Park Hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our incredible view, including our location, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future.

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before we left home we tried to get a reasonable hotel near Union Square and this fullfilled that brief. Our car hire drop off was two blocks away so again a big plus. We arrived earlier than we expected but we were given our room so again another plus. We found the staff on duty helpful and polite. Yes the...

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Fernando M, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Kensington Park Hotel. Our Charming hotel has been here since 1924 and is San Francisco Landmark is a little bit dated but is has a charm to it. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future. We value your time.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed @ the Kensington park For 5days whilst in San Francisco. It's close 2 minutes walk down to Union Square and very close to Macy's and all the shops and markets street and all transport links for that it's a bonus. How ever the hotel needs a revamp, new carpets, new decor Morden bathrooms. It's dark inside not Morden or...

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Fernando M, Front Office Manager at The Kensington Park Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Kensington Park Hotel. We are sorry about your dissatisfaction at the hotel and appreciate your feedback.The experience you described certainly falls short of our expectations and we will use this to retrain our guest service staff. We are currently planning an extensive interior design and remodeling project that we believe will address your particular issues...

redditch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights and the room was lovely, there is a theatre on the 2nd floor which we used and we're pleasently surprised especially as we could take our own drinks and popcorn in. The down side of the hotel came at the end when we left some shopping, 3 mk jumpers whoch were Christmas...

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Additional Information about The Kensington Park Hotel

Address: 450 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1526
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $188 - $466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Kensington Park Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 90
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#53 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#60 Business Hotel in San Francisco
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“Get a room with the view of San Francisco”
 of 5 bubbles Oheloai, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bring earplugs... the doors REALLY slam shut.”
 of 5 bubbles kawh, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for a Post street view”
 of 5 bubbles joane509, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid floors 9 and 11, that is where the morning tea and coffee kiosks are located and has busy traffic in the mornings.”
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“Suspect rooms on back are the most quiet”
 of 5 bubbles bustersqueak, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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