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Kensington Park Hotel

Perfect for Out-of-Towners

This Union Square mainstay cuts an impressive figure; smack-dab in the midst of one of the city’s largest shopping/theatre/entertainment precincts, Kensington Park Hotel (part of the luxury boutique Personality Hotels on Union Square) is perfect for out-of-towners eager to be in the midst of the hustle and bustle of city life.

Catering to both tourists and business guests, Kensington’s style is distinctly California classic. Walk through the doors and you’ll be greeted by plenty of posh touches—from vaulted ceilings to chandeliers to Greek columns that render a taste of the Old World. The Mobil-rated accommodations include 93 spacious guest suites with stunning views of Nob Hill and Union Square, flat-screen televisions, complimentary wireless access, elegant Queen Anne accents, damask bed linens, and marble bathrooms with sunken tubs.

For an extra dose of luxury, consider one of Kensington’s Royal Court Rooms, whose exclusive accoutrements include green tea bath products, plush bathrobes, and kitten-soft feather beds. Kensington’s amenities also include perks like same-day dry cleaning, complimentary passes to the off-site fitness center, and the opportunity to mingle with other guests in the grand lobby over complimentary tea and sherry. Foodies and gourmets will want to sample the fresh coastal fare at Kensington’s celebrated Farallon Restaurant, where they can opt for preferred seating. And if you must bring your work along for the ride, a state-of-the-art business center and lecture-style meeting rooms await you on the premises.