Find the best place to stay — Kensington

Where to stay around Kensington?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 477 holiday lettings near Kensington. From 204 houses to 137 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kensington is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kensington?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kensington:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 118 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 153 holiday homes
  • The East Side: 15 holiday homes
  • North Beach: 116 holiday homes
  • Nob Hill: 162 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kensington?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kensington. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tilden Nature Area: 1,674 holiday lettings
  • Tilden Park Little Farm: 1,647 holiday lettings
  • Blake Garden: 1,647 holiday lettings
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center: 1,882 holiday lettings
  • 555 California Street: 1,852 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kensington listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Kensington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 204 houses in Kensington. Our other popular types of Kensington holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 137 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 38 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 26 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kensington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 49 holiday homes with pool available in Kensington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Scenic Kensington will entice you

    The parks and flowers create a pretty picture of Kensington. This city is scenic and family-friendly, recognised for its shopping, restaurants and bird watching. The area has so much to see with top attractions such as Lafayette Gallery, Alcatraz Island and Pier 39. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, consider a rental home. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area.

    Attractions in and around Kensington

    First time in Kensington and looking for things to do? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include Pier 39, University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley and Aquarium of the Bay. Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to Alcatraz Island and Lombard Street, or spend an enlightening afternoon at Lafayette Gallery or Greek Theater. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as McNears Beach Country Park and Baker Beach, and green spaces such as Palace of Fine Arts and Twin Peaks. You can take a shopping trip to Ghirardelli Square, Westfield San Francisco Centre and Telegraph Avenue. Plan to attend a game or event? Get tickets for AT&T Park or Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Golden Gate Bridge, Tilden Regional Park or Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive to your agenda.