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The Kensington Hotel
3 stars

The Kensington Hotel

3500 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, United States
+1 734 761 7800
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$108
Cheapest

rate per night

8.2
Great

based on 485 reviews

The Kensington Hotel
Thu 4/25
Mon 4/29
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Standard room
Classic room
King room

About The Kensington Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

The Kensington Hotel in Ann Arbor, Michigan is there for guests who need overnight accommodations for business trips, weddings, family gatherings or a romantic getaway. This boutique hotel is a refreshing alternative to conventional chain-style hotels. From the minute guests step onto the property and meet the friendly staff, guests will experience the personalized service that only an independently owned hotel can provide.

With over 200 newly revitalized guest rooms and suites, The Kensington Hotel in Ann Arbor offers a blend of luxurious accommodations and impressive amenities to suit leisure and business travelers alike. Each room includes a marble bath, quality bath products, deluxe furnishings, plush bedding, and complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as many other upscale amenities. Besides the well-appointed accommodations, The Kensington Hotel features a dry sauna, an indoor pool, complimentary Viennese coffee bar, fitness center, a selection of pet-friendly rooms and more.

The Kensington Hotel offers a full range of dining options to suit any kind of palette or dining preferences. Enjoy the American classics and authentic Ann Arbor dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients at Rel·ish, the on-site restaurant. For guests who would rather dine in the privacy of their room, The Kensington Hotel offers room service seven days a week. For fresh-baked goods, light appetizers, snacks, and more, the Union bar is open 24/7 in the lobby.

Boasting more than 10,000 square feet of flexible event space, The Kensington Hotel can accommodate up to 1,000 guests. Whether looking for the perfect setting for a wedding or the central location for a conference, meeting, or event, The Kensington Hotel's Grande Ballroom or other event rooms can be tailored to fit practically any occasion.

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Latest deals for The Kensington Hotel

Thu 4/25
Mon 4/29
Standard room
bed type unknown
1 king bed
2 double beds
Deluxe room
2 double beds
1 king bed
1 king bed
King room
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
Double room
2 double beds
2 double beds
2 double beds
Classic room
2 double beds
1 king bed
1 king bed
Executive room
1 king bed
1 king bed
bed type unknown

*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night, not including taxes and fees

Amenities at The Kensington Hotel

  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water
  • 24hr front desk

Dining

  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Microwave
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Beach access
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Hunting
  • Horse riding
  • Bowling

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

General

  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe

Bedroom

  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Health and safety

  • Safe

Fitness

  • Fitness center

Reviews of The Kensington Hotel

All reviews are collected from real users with a verified booking made with KAYAK or one of our trusted external partners.

8.2
Very goodBased on 485 verified guest reviews
8.3Families
8.1Couples
8.1Solo
8.0Friends

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7.4 Good
Pros:Staff were extremely friendly
Cons:Furniture is getting dated. Mattress was starting to sag.
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9.7 Wonderful
Pros:Pool was great. Nice all around
Cons:Relish the restaurant was great.
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4.0 Mediocre
Cons:Hornets in window sill, bug in salad, door left open by cleaning service and after a week of staying there and all the nonsense listed above allow a late check out by one hour. After discussing with management the issues above, no formal apology or compensation offered. Stay elsewhere! There is a holiday inn 50 feet away.
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6.8 Okay
Pros:Executive Section with complimentary appetizers and morning pastries.
Cons:We arrived on a Thursday and stayed 3 nights. The second night, Friday, we were awaken by a fire alarm at 2:45am. We dressed and headed out into the hall where we met other guests returning from the lobby. THEY informed us that it was a false alarm. No one from the hotel EVER spoke with us about the incident. We left the hotel on Saturday before 11am for a day out, we returned that night to find our room had NOT been serviced! The bed was not made nor clean towels left so we called for towels. Upon checkout, NOTHING was said about either situation - no explanations nor apologies. They asked if a receipt had been left under our door - it had not. Apparently someone on the staff did not do their job.
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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:It was overall a very nice and well decorated hotel. The customer service was amazing and very much worth the price,
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10.0 Wonderful
Cons:Room wasn't ready ontime

Location

3500 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

What's nearby

  • Cobblestone Farm1.6 mi
  • Buhr Park1.7 mi
  • Crisler Arena1.8 mi
  • Michigan Stadium1.9 mi
  • Yost Ice Arena1.9 mi
  • Lake Forest Golf Club2.2 mi
  • University of Michigan Museum of Art2.5 mi
  • University of Michigan2.6 mi
  • Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan2.6 mi
  • University of Michigan Museum of Natural History2.7 mi
  • Hill Auditorium2.7 mi
  • Michigan League2.8 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about The Kensington Hotel

Low season

January

High season

September

Average price (weeknight)

$171

Average price (weekend night)

$348
Cheapest month to stay with an average 46% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 246% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a room at The Kensington Hotel

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Top tips for your stay at The Kensington Hotel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at The Kensington Hotel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in January and December.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at The Kensington Hotel, plan to stay on a Saturday or Sunday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • The cheapest price a room at The Kensington Hotel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $136, while the most expensive was $259.
  • How long should you stay at The Kensington Hotel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 1 day.

FAQs when booking at The Kensington Hotel

  • Where is The Kensington Hotel located?

    The Kensington Hotel is located at 3500 South State Street, 2.7 miles from the center of Ann Arbor. Cobblestone Farm is the closest landmark to The Kensington Hotel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Kensington Hotel?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at The Kensington Hotel.

  • Does The Kensington Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Kensington Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does The Kensington Hotel offer free parking?

    Yes, The Kensington Hotel offers free parking.

  • How far is The Kensington Hotel from the airport?

    The Kensington Hotel is 1.3 miles from Ann Arbor. The Kensington Hotel is 19.7 miles from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

  • Does The Kensington Hotel have a pool?

    Yes, The Kensington Hotel has a pool onsite.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Kensington Hotel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Kensington Hotel in Ann Arbor and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Kensington Hotel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Kensington Hotel.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.1

Distance to city center

2.7 mi

Nearest Airport

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Distance to airport

20.0 mi