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The Kensington Hotel

3.5-star3.5 stars
3500 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48108, United States of America

Suburban hotel with restaurant, near Briarwood Mall
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Restrictions related to your trip

Michigan may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19. 

  • Clean rooms, quiet, good pool and spa, with a well appointed exercise room Feb. 20, 2020
  • Nice, friendly, knew about local stuff. Cute hotel. Second time there, will repeat! Nov. 20, 2020

The Kensington Hotel

from A$124
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds (Classic 2 Double Beds NonSmoking)
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed (Classic King NonSmoking)
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony (Elite - King with Sleeper Balcony Acc)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Wheelchair Accessible Classic King)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Wheelchair Access Roll in Shower King)
  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed (Executive King)
  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed (Executive Elite King with Sleeper Sof)
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Balcony (Deluxe - 2 Double Beds Balcony Access)
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible (Wheelchair Accessible Classic 2 Doubl)

What’s around The Kensington Hotel


  • In Bryant Pattengill West
  • Briarwood Mall - 1 min walk
  • Michigan Stadium - 44 min walk
  • Cobblestone Farm - 35 min walk
  • Buhr Park - 38 min walk
  • Yost Ice Arena - 39 min walk
  • Crisler Arena - 41 min walk
  • University of Michigan - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km

Getting around

  • Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) - 25 min drive
  • Ann Arbor, MI (ARB-Ann Arbor Municipal) - 3 min drive
  • Ann Arbor Station - 8 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 200 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-2:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Michigan may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Up to 4 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed (dogs only)*

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*

  • 1 per room (up to 40 lbs)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free onsite self parking

  • Onsite RV/bus/truck parking (fees apply)

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area
Things to do
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10
  • Conference centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Weekly housekeeping provided
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Rel.ish - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.



  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby

The Kensington Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Kensington Court Hotel Ann Arbor
  • The Kensington Hotel Hotel
  • The Kensington Hotel Ann Arbor
  • The Kensington Hotel Hotel Ann Arbor
  • Kensington Court Ann Arbor
  • Kensington Court
  • Kensington Hotel Ann Arbor
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  • The Kensington Court
  • The Kensington Court


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

For details on pet restrictions and to request pet-friendly rooms, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.0 per day

Breakfast costs between USD 3.00 and USD 15.00 for adults, and USD 3.00 and USD 15.00 for children (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 35.00 per accommodation, per stay

Service animals exempt from fees

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Kensington Hotel

  • Does The Kensington Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Kensington Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is The Kensington Hotel currently open?
    This property is closed from December 13 2020 to February 7 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Kensington Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Kensington Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking. RV/bus/truck parking is available.
  • Is there a pool at The Kensington Hotel?
    Yes, there's a pool. Guests have pool access until 11:00 PM.
  • Are pets allowed at The Kensington Hotel?
    Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room and maximum weight of 40 lbs per pet. There's a charge of USD 35.00 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Kensington Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM - 2:00 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Kensington Hotel?
    Yes, rel.ish offers local cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Red Robin (5-min walk), California Pizza Kitchen (5-min walk), and Romano's Macaroni Grill (7-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 842 reviews

Very good 8.0
Overall pleasant
I stayed here for a couple of nights because a windstorm knocked my power out. The price was good for the location and the staff was friendly. I was glad that they are pet-friendly but disappointed to be hit with a fee, that was not mentioned when making the reservation, upon check-in. The place was very clean amd comfortable. However, the shower in my room didn't function fully. It ran water through the faucet, too and was very loud. The staff was very friendly and I am sure that it would be a much more warm and pleasant stay if it weren't for corona.
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Super comfortable, lots of delivery options, nice staff and super quick check in and check out. Bathrooms are a little small, but clean.
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Best hotel in Ann Arbor
I love this hotel and stay here whenever I am in town. Business or pleasure. They are very accommodating and even with all that is happening in the world try to make a fun and safe place for everyone.
Ryan, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location; greater service.
Extremely warm, welcoming staff. Great location, convenient to freeways and the university. Great options for food and drink.
Kelly, us1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
The hotel was nice and clean, in a quiet area. We had issues with our toliet the next morning and notified front desk right away. The issue was fixed and cleaned up by the time we got back from our planned activities. It was a nice stay.
Rachel, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
The staff was very helpful and willing to give suggestions of places to see and restaurant to eat at.
us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Pet friendly was very convenient. Location near lots of food options
Mark, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
The hotel was really nice and the complimentary champagne at check in was a nice touch.
us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very nice and clean room. Staff at the front desk was very friendly and accommodating. Will definitely come back and i definitely recommend this hotel.
Ian, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
With broken door lock we need to move to another room which was not 100% ready but few trip to front desk solved this . Anyway was great stay and we will be back.Too bad restaurant was not open for breakfast
Zbigniew, us1 night family trip

The Kensington Hotel