Hotels in Kensington, South Africa

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Kensington overview

Kensington is an urban area unique for its skyscrapers and shops. Sports fans will enjoy soccer. Those seeking the perfect souvenir may want to head over to Gold Reef City and Bedford Centre Shopping Mall to shop. Popular attractions like South African Museum of Military History and Johannesburg Zoo are sure to leave an impression. Whatever you're into, Kensington has something for you.

Where to stay in Kensington

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Kensington has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Kensington with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Kensington hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Kensington hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Kensington

Fly in to Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.), 9.2 mi (14.9 km) from downtown Kensington. Johannesburg (HLA-Lanseria) is the next closest major airport, 20.9 mi (33.6 km) away.

What to see around Kensington

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Johannesburg Stadium
  • • Ellis Park Stadium
  • • Turffontein Race Course
  • • Wanderers Stadium
  • • First National Bank Stadium
It's recognized for its flowers, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Rhodes Park
  • • Joubert Park
  • • Wemmer Pan
  • • James and Ethel Grey Park
  • • Zoo Lake Park
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Gold Reef City
  • • Bedford Centre Shopping Mall
  • • South African Museum of Military History
  • • Johannesburg Zoo
  • • Museum Africa

When to visit Kensington

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 79°F day, 49°F night
  • April-June: 69°F day, 29°F night
  • July-September: 75°F day, 29°F night
  • October-December: 78°F day, 47°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.43 inches
  • April-June: 0.04 inches
  • July-September: 0.04 inches
  • October-December: 0.35 inches
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