The Kensington Hotel

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Indoor pool
Terrace/Patio
Balcony
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, desk, laptop workspace

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The Kensington Hotel

3.5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
3500 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48108

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBriarwood Mall1 min walk
  • Popular LocationCobblestone Farm4 min drive
  • Popular LocationBuhr Park4 min drive
  • AirportDetroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County)25 min drive

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About this area

Ann Arbor

Located in Ann Arbor, The Kensington Hotel is in the business district and near the beach. Buhr Park and Nichols Arboretum reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Yost Ice Arena and Exhibit Museum of Natural History at the University Of Michigan. Ann Arbor Hands On Museum and Leslie Science & Nature Center are also worth visiting. Break out the clubs and hit the links with a golf course nearby, or seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails, horse riding, and mountain biking.

What's nearby

  • Briarwood Mall - 1 min walk
  • Cobblestone Farm - 4 min drive
  • Buhr Park - 4 min drive
  • Michigan Stadium - 4 min drive
  • Crisler Arena - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Ann Arbor Station - 8 min drive
  • Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) - 25 min drive

Restaurants

  • Rel.ish — 1 min walk
  • Red Robin — 5 min walk
  • Buffalo Wild Wings — 8 min walk
  • Seoul Garden — 10 min walk
  • Mark's Mid-Town Coney Island — 10 min walk

About this property

The Kensington Hotel

Suburban Ann Arbor hotel in Bryant Pattengill West, walk to Briarwood Mall
Along with an indoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and a 24-hour fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and a 24-hour business center are onsite. All 200 rooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include refrigerators and coffee makers. For a bit of entertainment, LED TVs come with cable channels, and guests will also find free WiFi and free weekday newspapers. Weekly housekeeping is available.
The Kensington Hotel offers 200 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary weekday newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch LED televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered weekly and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in June 2016.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 6 AM–11:00 AM: USD 3.00-15.00 for adults and USD 3.00-15.00 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference center
  • Meeting rooms - 10

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Couples dining
  • Renovated guestrooms - June 2016
  • Romance packages available
  • Shared microwave
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers (weekdays)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 35.00 per accommodation, per stay
Dogs welcome
1 per room (up to 40 lbs)
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 4 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per stay
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 3.00 and USD 15.00 for adults, USD 3.00 and USD 15.00 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 35.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, Eurocard, debit cards, and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Kensington Court
Kensington Court Ann Arbor
Kensington Court Hotel
Kensington Court Hotel Ann Arbor
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Kensington Ann Arbor
The Kensington Court
The Kensington Hotel Hotel
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The Kensington Hotel Hotel Ann Arbor

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 582 out of 966 reviews
5 - Excellent 60%
Rating 4 - Good. 257 out of 966 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 74 out of 966 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 35 out of 966 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 18 out of 966 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
The heating in our first room rattled loud and nonstop. In our second room the toilet was running nonstop. We figured out that if we turned off the shut off valve we could get some sleep. The staff were very kind
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Cleanliness
lobby is very nice. gave me a room that heater hardly worked in - cold all night. sheets on bed had stains on them. took a long time to get someone to bring the right sheets. my room was all the way at the very end of the hall.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Too expensive for basically offering nothing. Not even housekeeping.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Dirty room, service was poor, expensive. Paid over $1,000 for three nights. Never received advertised champagne upon arrival. Equivalent to a best western. I would not stay here again.
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveler, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We only stayed for one night, the hotel was pleasant, clean, and the staff was kind.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021