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97 McConnell St Kensington, Melbourne, Victoria 3031 Australia See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Pool
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I immediately fell in love with Kensington B&B when I saw it. Robina and Peter are lovely hosts and made me feel like home from the very first moment. Brekkie was substantial. I loved Robena's home made jam (fig&ginger was my favourite 😊). It was...More

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Response from Robena and Pete... B, Owner at Kensington B&BResponded 2 weeks ago

We have an enormous old fig tree at our farm so if you return in February you’ll be able to eat fresh figs. We have such a huge crop I also make pickled figs that are wonderful with cheese and glace figs that I add...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Peter, Robena and Laura reserved us a warm, friendly but – at the same time – extremely discreet hospitality. Their house is located in the recently revamped residential area of Kensington, about 10 minutes by car/train from the city centre. Built at the end of...More

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Response from Robena and Pete... B, Owner at Kensington B&BResponded 14 January 2018

Thank you, we have enjoyed similar hospitality during our travels in Italy and loved being able to have your family share our home.

Reviewed 4 September 2018

We felt very much at home. With our own comfortable suite and access to the common shared facilities for breakfast or to socialise with other guests our choice of this B&B was very good indeed. Easy transport to the city, but don't ignore the local...More

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Response from Robena and Pete... B, Owner at Kensington B&BResponded 6 September 2018

We’re pleased you found us in our small friendly neighbourhood. Indeed Kensington does have great places to dine, especially now that ‘Hardimans’ our ‘local pub’ opened last week after a year’s remodeling. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 26 April 2018

I have just returned to Perth following yet another wonderful stay at my favourite B&B. As always I was made to feel very welcome as were other members of my family that popped in. Thanks yet again Peter,, Robena and Laura for your wonderful hosting...More

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Response from Robena and Pete... B, Owner at Kensington B&BResponded 28 April 2018

We can hardly believe your joyous arrival last week marked your 10th year of visiting Kensington B&B Judy! It feels like just yesterday that you first came to stay with us and your yearly visits are always a highlight. As hosts we are honoured you...More

Reviewed 20 March 2018

Having lived in Kensington for 4 years, and having had many good experiences with the Kensington B&B when I had visitors staying there, it was my obvious choice when recently going back to Melbourne. If you want to get the feeling of living in Melbourne...More

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Response from Robena and Pete... B, Owner at Kensington B&BResponded 22 March 2018

Thanks, that's Kensington ‘to a T’ It was a delight to have you stay again and to meet your young child. We look forward to your return for more wonderful ‘Kensington time’

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Kensington B&B is best described in the words of our guests...... ‘Thank you so much for allowing me to enjoy such a beautiful home. I have had a wonderful time and you think of everything. I would like to come More back again’ Margie, Adelaide SA. ‘Thank you again for a wonderful stay in my little home away from home! See you next year. Cheers’ Karen, Perth WA. ‘What a fantastic place’ Sigrid, Germany. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
2
Price range
US$95 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
2
Price range
US$95 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
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998AnneC
17 May 2016|
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Response from Robena and Pete... B | Property representative |
We have two adjacent rooms with a shared bathroom available for you arriving 15 and departing 22 July. The cost is $1504. Please email us from our website for further details. Cheers Robena & Peter
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jo m
3 February 2015|
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Response from Robena and Pete... B | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry, We have a queen room with a shared bathroom for you arriving 5 & departing 19 April. Total cost is $1509 at Kensington B&B at 97 McConnell St. We have just opened another accommodation at 112... More
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"All rooms are very comfortable"
judithmorris10
26 Apr 2018
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"Queen room gets gorgeous morning light."
kathyr983
5 Feb 2018
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"3 rooms of all of which are of a very high standard"
judithmorris10
29 Nov 2017
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"Room downstairs was fine"
belair60
30 May 2017
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