The Kensington Hotel

3500 South State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Suburban Hotel in Washtenaw County
42.23949 -83.74128

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Local Attractions

University of Michigan, Briarwood Mall; 3 miles from center of University of Michigan's Campus and U of M Health System. Eastern Michigan University

Verified Reviews of The Kensington Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Wedding"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Loved It
(Group coordinator, booked 10 rooms), from US flag
19-Aug-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Aug 16 to Sat Aug 17 2019 at a $139.00 group rate (18% discount).
4.0 out of 5. Based on 1040 guest reviews

Property Description

With the Urban Transitional Design, The Kensington Hotel on State Street is the premier destination in Ann Arbor for overnight accommodations, your next meeting, wedding, family gathering or staycation. As a unique alternative to the conventional chain-style hotels in Ann Arbor, The Kensington Hotel on State Street takes great pride in delighting our guests every day – with warm, friendly service, luxurious room accommodations and impressive amenities designed for both business and leisure travelers. Our extensive meeting & banquet space accommodates intimate board meetings as well as full service weddings. Indoor and outdoor venues offer an opportunity for flexability & creativity that is unparalleled in Ann Arbor. The Kensington Hotel is located within the Briarwood Mall area, directly off of I-94 at Exit 177 and is ideally situated for commuters from Detroit, Lansing & Toledo.

What you need to know

Hotel Features: Ann-Arbor The Kensington Court is a luxury hotel offering detail oriented full-service. Home to the area’s most graceful banquet halls and meeting room, the hotel is a short 2 ½ miles from the University of Michigan in downtown Ann Arbor. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is only 25 miles away from the hotel.

Guest Rooms: Travelers enjoy a choice of select guest rooms depending on individual needs. The executive premium level rooms give corporate guests extra privacy. Executive relaxes on lush European quality duvets on comfortable pillow-top mattresses. Executive guests also enjoy the Daily New York Times and evening wine with appetizers in the lounge between 5 and 7 pm. Every standard room contains one king or two double size beds, dual-line phones, and wireless high-speed internet.

Nearby Attractions: The area is rich in local attractions and activities. Kensington Court is a short trip from the University of Michigan, the medical center, Michigan Stadium, downtown, Crisler Arena and Yost Ice Arena. Conveniently positioned near Briarwood shopping Mall, guests are steps away from any last minute need. Ann Arbor cultural sites surround the hotel area and guests will enjoy museums, bookstores, theatres, and fine restaurants.

Amenities: The Ann-Arbor Kensington Court offers non-smoking accommodations, free parking for guests, free Viennese coffee, safety deposit boxes, valet laundry services, on-site restaurant for all meals, and express checkout. Kensington Court has a pet friendly policy, too. Guests also have access to business services such as copy, wireless internet, public notary, mail service and fax, comfortable meeting rooms and banquet halls for business and social events. Personalized wedding planning services are also offered.The Kensington Court is perfect for:

• Executive travelers, thanks to the luxury accommodations suitable for even CEO''s.
• High power business meetings due to the plush meeting rooms and detailed business center.
• Large group social events and weddings thanks to the spacious banquet rooms and wedding planning services.

Expert Tip: Ann-Arbor The Kensington Court offers a variety of elegant wedding packages. Special package rates are available for specific groups.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2016
Floors: 3
Rooms: 200
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 200
Handicap Rooms: 8
Suites: 3
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 10 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 26449 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 400 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Pool Info: Indoor
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
6:00 PM day of arrival for individual reservations, 3-4 week release date for group blocks (some exceptions apply during special events)
Nightly Parking: $0
Typical Group Deposit: 25% due at signing for banquets
Total Taxes: 11.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Detroit Metro Airport, 30 minutes, $30-$50 taxi expense

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Pet Friendly?

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary internet all through out hotel

Previously known as:
Kensington Court, The Kensington Court

Seasonality and Projections at The Kensington Hotel

Rate fluctuations of The Kensington Hotel

This graph illustrates fluctuations of sleeping room prices for both group/meeting rates and the most competitive individual traveler prices our system could find at the time the group bid was placed. The most competitive group/meeting rate displayed is 40.4% in the month of July 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $269 in the month of July 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at The Kensington Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Kensington Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Kensington Hotel.

Feel free to use the The Kensington Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Ann Arbor event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
West II 20 x 32 x 10 640 --/-- -- 20 -- 12 -- --/-- 25 15 --
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West II

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
640 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
20 x 32 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    Grande Ballroom 98 x 58 x 16 5568 --/-- -- 300 -- -- -- --/-- 500 550 --
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    Grande Ballroom

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    5568 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    98 x 58 x 16 Ft.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available
      Conservatory 65 x 29 x 15 1549 --/-- -- 72 -- 40 -- --/-- 150 46 --
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      Conservatory

      Room Type:
      General Meeting Room
      Total Size:
      1549 Sq. Mi
      Dimensions:
      65 x 29 x 15 Ft.
      Floor Level:
      Natural Light?:
      No
      Obstructions?
      No
      Built In Screens?
      No
      Built In Stage?
      No
      Built In A/V?
      No
      Amenities Available
        Library 24 x 24 x 7 576 --/-- -- 20 -- 15 -- --/-- 32 40 --
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        Library

        Room Type:
        General Meeting Room
        Total Size:
        576 Sq. Mi
        Dimensions:
        24 x 24 x 7 Ft.
        Floor Level:
        Natural Light?:
        No
        Obstructions?
        No
        Built In Screens?
        No
        Built In Stage?
        No
        Built In A/V?
        No
        Amenities Available
          Grande I 38 x 58 x 0 2204 --/-- -- 120 -- 50 -- --/-- 220 200 --
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          Grande I

          Room Type:
          General Meeting Room
          Total Size:
          2204 Sq. Mi
          Dimensions:
          38 x 58 x 0 Ft.
          Floor Level:
          Natural Light?:
          No
          Obstructions?
          No
          Built In Screens?
          No
          Built In Stage?
          No
          Built In A/V?
          No
          Amenities Available
            Courtyard 0 x 0 x 0 3509 --/-- -- -- -- -- -- --/-- 220 80 --
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            Courtyard

            Room Type:
            General Meeting Room
            Total Size:
            3509 Sq. Mi
            Dimensions:
            0 x 0 x 0 Ft.
            Floor Level:
            Natural Light?:
            No
            Obstructions?
            No
            Built In Screens?
            No
            Built In Stage?
            No
            Built In A/V?
            No
            Amenities Available
              Grande II 30 x 58 x 0 1740 --/-- -- 80 -- 45 -- --/-- 150 125 --
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              Grande II

              Room Type:
              General Meeting Room
              Total Size:
              1740 Sq. Mi
              Dimensions:
              30 x 58 x 0 Ft.
              Floor Level:
              Natural Light?:
              No
              Obstructions?
              No
              Built In Screens?
              No
              Built In Stage?
              No
              Built In A/V?
              No
              Amenities Available
                Vanderbilt 34 x 29 x 7 986 --/-- -- 30 -- 24 -- --/-- 70 70 --
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                Vanderbilt

                Room Type:
                General Meeting Room
                Total Size:
                986 Sq. Mi
                Dimensions:
                34 x 29 x 7 Ft.
                Floor Level:
                Natural Light?:
                No
                Obstructions?
                No
                Built In Screens?
                No
                Built In Stage?
                No
                Built In A/V?
                No
                Amenities Available
                  Executive Boardroom 17 x 24 x 7 3901 --/-- -- -- -- -- -- --/-- -- 12 --
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                  Executive Boardroom

                  Room Type:
                  General Meeting Room
                  Total Size:
                  3901 Sq. Mi
                  Dimensions:
                  17 x 24 x 7 Ft.
                  Floor Level:
                  Natural Light?:
                  No
                  Obstructions?
                  No
                  Built In Screens?
                  No
                  Built In Stage?
                  No
                  Built In A/V?
                  No
                  Amenities Available
                    Grande III 30 x 58 x 0 1740 --/-- -- 80 -- 45 -- --/-- 150 125 --
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                    Grande III

                    Room Type:
                    General Meeting Room
                    Total Size:
                    1740 Sq. Mi
                    Dimensions:
                    30 x 58 x 0 Ft.
                    Floor Level:
                    Natural Light?:
                    No
                    Obstructions?
                    No
                    Built In Screens?
                    No
                    Built In Stage?
                    No
                    Built In A/V?
                    No
                    Amenities Available
                      West I 38 x 27 x 9 1026 --/-- -- 48 -- 30 -- --/-- 80 80 --
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                      West I

                      Room Type:
                      General Meeting Room
                      Total Size:
                      1026 Sq. Mi
                      Dimensions:
                      38 x 27 x 9 Ft.
                      Floor Level:
                      Natural Light?:
                      No
                      Obstructions?
                      No
                      Built In Screens?
                      No
                      Built In Stage?
                      No
                      Built In A/V?
                      No
                      Amenities Available
                        Westminster Ballroom 79 x 32 x 0 2338 --/-- -- 100 -- -- -- --/-- 200 200 --
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                        Westminster Ballroom

                        Room Type:
                        General Meeting Room
                        Total Size:
                        2338 Sq. Mi
                        Dimensions:
                        79 x 32 x 0 Ft.
                        Floor Level:
                        Natural Light?:
                        No
                        Obstructions?
                        No
                        Built In Screens?
                        No
                        Built In Stage?
                        No
                        Built In A/V?
                        No
                        Amenities Available
                          West III 21 x 32 x 10 672 --/-- -- 24 -- 15 -- --/-- 40 20 --
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                          West III

                          Room Type:
                          General Meeting Room
                          Total Size:
                          672 Sq. Mi
                          Dimensions:
                          21 x 32 x 10 Ft.
                          Floor Level:
                          Natural Light?:
                          No
                          Obstructions?
                          No
                          Built In Screens?
                          No
                          Built In Stage?
                          No
                          Built In A/V?
                          No
                          Amenities Available

                            FAQs about The Kensington Hotel

                            What time is check in?

                            Check in time is 3:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

                            What time is check out?

                            Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

                            How many rooms does The Kensington Hotel have?

                            There are 200 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

                            Is there any meeting space at The Kensington Hotel?

                            Yes, they have 10 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

                            How much does internet cost?

                            Complimentary internet all through out hotel

                            Is there a gym at The Kensington Hotel?

                            Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

                            Is there a pool at The Kensington Hotel?

                            Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Indoor.

                            Can I get a group rate at The Kensington Hotel?

                            Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 20.0%.

                            Testimonials:

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                            "I have and will continue to recommend your service to my friends and others who are in need of your service. Thank you again for the attentive communications throughout the last three months. It is nice to know that a service like yours takes care of their customers throughout the entire time period of the individual's event." J.W. - Atlanta, GA

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