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The Kensington Hotel

3-star Hotel with Indoor pool

3500 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

+1 734 761 7800
Very good

based on 411 reviews

Wed 9/27
Thu 9/28

About The Kensington Hotel, Ann Arbor

Value for money
Providing a Jacuzzi, an indoor pool and a sauna, this comfortable hotel is within a five-minute walk of Briarwood Mall. It also provides free public parking on site and is a short drive from University of Michigan and Michigan Stadium. This 3-star hotel offers a coffee bar, a bowling alley and an express check-in and check-out feature. Guests are able to relax with a book in the on-site library. This hotel offers rooms with an en suite bathroom, air conditioning and a TV. They offer a coffee maker, free wireless internet access and a refrigerator. On-site dining options include Relish, which is an ideal spot to enjoy a meal. In the evening, guests can enjoy a drink in the comfortable lounge bar. A wide selection of cafés and restaurants are also found nearby. Detroit Metro Airport is a 25-minute drive from The Kensington Hotel Ann Arbor. Guests can also visit Eastern Michigan University.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

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

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Services and conveniences

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


  • 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


  • 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
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • 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


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Picnic area
  • Garden


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Storage available


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe


  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near The Kensington Hotel

Attractions in Ann Arbor, Michigan curated by momondo

The Kensington Hotel location: 3500 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Top landmarks

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
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan2.6 mi
University of Michigan Museum of Natural History2.7 mi
Kempf House2.8 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Relish0.0 mi
Graham's Restaurant0.0 mi
California Pizza Kitchen - Briarwood - PRIORITY SEATING0.2 mi
No Thai0.2 mi
Jonathon B Pub0.2 mi
King Ventures0.2 mi
Buffalo Wild Wings - Ann Arbor - Boardwalk Dr.0.3 mi
Romano's Macaroni Grill - Ann Arbor0.3 mi
P.F. Chang's - Ann Arbor0.3 mi

The Kensington Hotel Reviews

Very goodBased on 411 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff helpful and excellent. (in 88 reviews)
  • Very comfortable and great pool (in 43 reviews)
  • Bed and room was super! (in 41 reviews)
Cons -
  • "No breakfast, no microwave in room." (in 45 reviews)
  • I was over charged by the hotel. (in 19 reviews)
  • "No breakfast, no microwave in room." (in 18 reviews)

The Kensington Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

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


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does The Kensington Hotel compare to other 3 star hotels in Ann Arbor?

    The Kensington Hotel is typically below the average price of 3 star hotels in Ann Arbor. On average, you can expect to pay $198 per night in Ann Arbor. The Kensington Hotel typically costs $125 per night, which is $73 cheaper than the Ann Arbor average.

  • How far is The Kensington Hotel from Ann Arbor?

    If you're looking to go directly from Ann Arbor to The Kensington Hotel, expect a 3min drive as they are around 1.1 mi apart.

  • What is the best way to get to The Kensington Hotel from Ann Arbor?

    The Kensington Hotel has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Ann Arbor to the hotel, but also around Ann Arbor during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Ann Arbor are on average $32/day. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Ann Arbor to The Kensington Hotel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Is The Kensington Hotel pet-friendly?

    Yes, dogs and pets are welcome at The Kensington Hotel.

  • Are there food options at The Kensington Hotel?

    Yes, The Kensington Hotel does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Ann Arbor for those looking for something different. If you are staying at The Kensington Hotel, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Does The Kensington Hotel have a pool?

    Yes, The Kensington Hotel has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • How close is The Kensington Hotel to Ann Arbor city center?

    The Kensington Hotel is 2.7 mi away from the city center of Ann Arbor, where you can find interesting sights such as Hill Auditorium.

  • What is the phone number for The Kensington Hotel?

    For assistance from an employee at The Kensington Hotel please call +1 734 761 7800.

  • Does The Kensington Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Kensington Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center available to guests at The Kensington Hotel?

    There is a fitness center available to The Kensington Hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for The Kensington Hotel?

    You can plan to arrive after 3:00 PM for checking in. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. We advise notifying the front desk of any requests as early as possible.

  • How much is a room at The Kensington Hotel?

    The cheapest deals found start from only $85 per night. The average rate for rooms at The Kensington Hotel is currently around $205/night. Enter your dates in the form above to see more.

  • Is there laundry service in The Kensington Hotel?

    Yes, you can do your laundry at The Kensington Hotel. Need to straighten out your clothes? The accommodation features an ironing board and an iron.

  • What is the distance from The Kensington Hotel, Ann Arbor to Michigan Stadium?

  • Is Yost Ice Arena, Ann Arbor close to The Kensington Hotel?

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