2Inn1 Kensington

Location: Cape Town & Around | South Africa

Price guide: £££££ Less than £100 per person per night

Helmed into the foothills of the iconic Table Mountain and Lion’s Head, 2Inn1 Kensington is the place to stay if you want to be in the thick of Cape Town’s magnificent highlights. Comprising of two neighbouring Victorian houses, hence the name, the boutique hotel is charmingly set in one of the most coveted suburbs in the ‘Mother City’, meaning you can hit the streets, explore the peaks, and dive into the fantastic seafood during the day before returning to sink into a soothing Jacuzzi and swim amid the peaceful gardens come evening.
Perfect forActive couples who want to walk around Cape Town, wining and dining in its buzzing centre.
In the know
  • Great, hands-on owners and managers willing to offer advice about local gems. 
  • Central location – within walking distance of Kloof Street.
  • Blissful spa perfect after a long journey.
  • Peaceful gardens and pool area with views of Table Mountain and Signal Hill.
  • Complimentary sundowners between 6pm and 8pm every evening.

Recommended for...

  • Service & Hospitality
  • Boutique Hotel
  • City Hotel
  • Guesthouse or Inn

Hotel Overview

sense of place

In the fashionable city suburb of Oranjezicht – only 10 minutes from the stylish haunts of Camps Bay and Clifton Beach.

Rooms at 2Inn1 Kensington

Whitewashed pine floors, pressed ceilings and tranquil gardens set precedence in the hotel, which echo through to the ten beautiful rooms. With tribal headpieces, traditional African throws and South African photography, the earthy-toned rooms are elegant fusions of ethnic artefacts and modern features. All are en suite with underfloor heating, air-conditioning and extra length beds, most have balconies or terraces and some have superb views of Signal Hill.
For ultimate exclusivity, 2Inn1’s Deluxe Suite, a bungalow adjacent to the house, offers accommodation for four circled around a private courtyard with self-catering facilities – our pick for families or groups.

Food and drink

A huge buffet of fresh pastries, museli, yoghurts, cheeses, cold meats and fruit, the breakfasts at 2Inn1 are delicious. If you are planning on having an active day, go for the hearty hot breakfast with its menu of seasonal fare. Lunch, a selection of salads and toasted sandwiches, can be ordered by the pool, while dinner is available if booked in advance.  

Facilities

There are sunbeds perfect for snoozing on, a Jacuzzi that can ease away any stress, a 10 metre swimming pool with views of the towering peaks and a rejuvenating spa, where you can completely unwind in thanks to the authentic African ringu massage.    

Activities at 2Inn1 Kensington

There’s no need to worry about organizing your Cape Town ventures, as the staff at 2Inn1 Kensington will happily take care of everything for you. Whether you would like to walk in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela on Robben Island, soak up the sun with a picnic on Signal Hill or dine on seafood at one of Camp’s Bays seafront restaurants, all your reservations will be handled whilst you sip on the complimentary sundowners overlooking Lion’s Head.

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Hotel location

Within Cape Town’s City Bowl – 30 minutes from Cape Town International Airport.

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