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Kensington overview

Kensington is an inviting destination that has something for everyone. Kensington might not have well-known attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find top places to visit like Tilden Regional Park and Greek Theater. In the surrounding area, popular sights include Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive and University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley.

Where to stay in Kensington

A welcoming city for everyone, Kensington has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. You can shop as many as 1184 deals for Kensington accommodations on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 72%. We have room prices starting at 24 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Kensington as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 16 5-star hotels from 202 USD per night
  • • 132 4-star hotels from 116 USD per night
  • • 229 3-star hotels from 95 USD per night
  • • 192 2-star hotels from 66 USD per night

How to get to Kensington

Fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from the heart of 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
Here are some top sights in the surrounding area:
  • • Tilden Regional Park (1.6 mi/2.6 km from the city center)
  • • Greek Theater (2.8 mi/4.6 km from the city center)
  • • Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (3.2 mi/5.1 km from the city center)
  • • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (3.4 mi/5.5 km from the city center)
  • • Oakland Museum of California (7.8 mi/12.5 km from the city center)