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Overview of The Kensington

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Free WiFi
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The Kensington

4 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationVenetian Waterway Gardens3 min walk
    Popular LocationBritannia Pier Theatre11 min walk
    Popular LocationJoyland12 min walk
    AirportNorwich (NWI-Norwich Intl.)44 min drive

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  • Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Family Room (2 Adults + 1 Child)

    Room amenities

    • 182 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
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  • Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Superior Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Classic Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Single Room (Small)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • Single Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • Twin room-Standard-Ensuite-Sea View-Ground Floor

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Family Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Classic Twin Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Superior Room, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Great Yarmouth

Located in Great Yarmouth, The Kensington is on the beach. Britannia Pier Theatre and Hippodrome Circus are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Pirates Cove Adventure Golf and Gorleston Golf Club. Joyland and Sea Life Great Yarmouth are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Great Yarmouth North Beach - 2 min walk
  • Venetian Waterway Gardens - 3 min walk
  • Britannia Pier Theatre - 11 min walk
  • Joyland - 12 min walk
  • Pirates Cove Adventure Golf - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Great Yarmouth Station - 7 min drive
  • Norwich (NWI-Norwich Intl.) - 44 min drive


  • The Beach Hut - 4 min walk
  • Munchies - 6 min walk
  • Strollers Restaurant - 10 min walk
  • Pub on the Prom - 10 min walk
  • The Dining Room - 11 min walk
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About this property

The Kensington

Beachfront hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and free self-parking. All 25 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus flat-screen TVs and showers.
The Kensington offers 25 forms of accommodation. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Great Yarmouth hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar


  • Lift

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Beachfront location


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Shower


  • Flat-screen TV

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Check-in from 2 PM - 11 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 1 January 2021 to 31 January 2021 (dates subject to change).


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Property is also known as

Kensington Great Yarmouth
Kensington Hotel Great Yarmouth
The Kensington Hotel
The Kensington Great Yarmouth
The Kensington Hotel Great Yarmouth

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Kensington and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Kensington offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Kensington cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The Kensington pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Kensington?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Kensington?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 11 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at The Kensington?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is The Kensington located?
Situated on the beach, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Great Yarmouth North Beach and Venetian Waterway Gardens. Britannia Pier Theatre and Joyland are also within 15 minutes. Great Yarmouth Station is 22 minutes by foot.
Rating 5 - Excellent. 5 out of 22 reviews
5 - Excellent 23%
Rating 4 - Good. 10 out of 22 reviews
4 - Good 45%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 22 reviews
3 - Okay 27%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 22 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 22 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
You wont be disappointed
One of the best and most comfortable stays iv had. The staff are incredibly friendly and great food. Clean and comfortable!
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

3/5 Okay

good value for money
Hotel was clean and my room was comfortable, service was satisfactory. But I didn’t get my breakfast that I had ordered for the morning of my departure. Also the lift wasn’t working and I had to carry my luggage down stairs.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family and small children, Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
The Kensington is located just nice away from the hustle and bustle but is just a few minutes walk in. The building is gorgeous with original features. Needs a little updating in rooms. Our room has the sink in the bedroom and just a shower. Perfect for a couple of nights getaway if you’re out exploring. Comfy bed, slept well.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with group
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

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