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Kensington overview

Kensington is surrounded by picturesque views of flowers and parks. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area like Alcatraz Island and Lombard Street. Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf are popular sights to see. Kensington is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

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 Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from downtown Kensington. San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 21.1 mi (34 km) away.

What to see around Kensington

Highlights like its gardens are popular with families and top attractions include:
  • • Blake Garden
  • • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley
  • • Children's Fairyland
  • • Aquarium of the Bay
  • • Pier 39
Its parks and flowers are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Tilden Nature Area
  • • Indian Rock Park
  • • Tilden Regional Park
  • • Lake Anza
  • • Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Public Market Emeryville
  • • Temescal Farmers' Market
  • • Bay Street
  • • Hilltop Mall
  • • Oakland City Center
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Alcatraz Island
  • • Fisherman's Wharf
  • • Lombard Street
  • • South Park
  • • Union Square