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The Kensington Hotel

3500 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

+1 734 761 7800

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based on 514 reviews

About The Kensington Hotel, Ann Arbor

Value for money

Providing a Jacuzzi, an indoor pool and a sauna, this boutique hotel is within a five-minute walk of Briarwood Mall. It is a 10-minute drive from University of Michigan and offers free public parking on site. There are a range of amenities on offer to guests of The Kensington Hotel Ann Arbor, such as a coffee bar, an express check-in and check-out feature and meeting facilities. Reception operates around the clock and the friendly staff can recommend sights to visit and provide other tourist information. 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. The Kensington Hotel's on-site eatery provides an ideal option for those wanting to dine in. In the evening, guests can enjoy a drink in the comfortable lounge bar. A wide selection of cafés and restaurants are also found nearby. The Kensington Hotel Ann Arbor provides an ideal base to explore Eastern Michigan University and Michigan Stadium. Livonia and Canton are situated an easy drive away.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

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

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
  • 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

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)


  • 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
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Bowling

Media and entertainment

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


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Picnic area
  • Garden


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Pool


  • 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


University of Michigan2.6 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Relish0.0 mi
Graham's Restaurant0.0 mi
P.F. Chang's - Ann Arbor0.1 mi
Jonathon B Pub0.2 mi

The Kensington Hotel Reviews

GreatBased on 514 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff helpful and excellent. (in 94 reviews)
  • "Pool is amazing, Staff is wonderful." (in 49 reviews)
  • "Very comfortable, clean room." (in 42 reviews)
Cons -
  • "No breakfast, no microwave in room." (in 46 reviews)
  • I was over charged by the hotel. (in 19 reviews)
  • "No breakfast, no microwave in room." (in 19 reviews)

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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

  • The Kensington Hotel is typically below the average price of 3 star hotels in Ann Arbor. On average, you can expect to pay $134 per night in Ann Arbor. The Kensington Hotel typically costs $99 per night, which is $35 cheaper than the Ann Arbor average.

  • If you're looking to go directly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to The Kensington Hotel, expect a 59min drive as they are around 20.0 mi apart.

  • 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 Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to the hotel, but also around Ann Arbor during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Ann Arbor are on average $24/day. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County 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.

  • Yes, dogs and pets are welcome 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

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

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