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Where to stay in Kensington

Kensington is a welcoming city that offers a variety of hotels and other accommodation options. You can shop for as many as 10332 deals for Kensington accommodation on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 55%. We have room prices starting at GBP 13 per night. Here is a breakdown of hotels for each star rating in Kensington as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 146 5-star hotels from GBP 86 per night
  • • 657 4-star hotels from GBP 66 per night
  • • 92 3-star hotels from GBP 41 per night
  • • 19 2-star hotels from GBP 14 per night

How to get to Kensington

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from the heart of Kensington. Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon) is the next-closest major airport, 29.5 mi (47.4 km) away.

Metro stations include:
  • • Kensington Station (0.2 mi/0.3 km from the city centre)
  • • South Kensington Station (0.3 mi/0.6 km from the city centre)

What to see around Kensington

Here are some of the top sights in the surrounding area:
  • • Melbourne Cricket Ground (3.4 mi/5.5 km from the city centre)
  • • St. Kilda Beach (5.7 mi/9.1 km from the city centre)
  • • Flemington Racecourse (1.2 mi/1.9 km from the city centre)
  • • Melbourne Zoo (1.6 mi/2.5 km from the city centre)
  • • Queen Victoria Market (1.9 mi/3 km from the city centre)

When to visit Kensington

If you're beginning to plan your holiday, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperatures
  • • January-March: 25°F day, 14°F night
  • • April-June: 22°F day, 9°F night
  • • July-September: 18°F day, 9°F night
  • • October-December: 23°F day, 11°F night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • • January-March: 3 inches
  • • April-June: 3 inches
  • • July-September: 3 inches
  • • October-December: 3 inches