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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 Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach. In the surrounding area, popular sights include Flemington Racecourse and Melbourne Zoo.

Where to stay in Kensington

A city welcoming to all, Kensington has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. You can shop as many as 8699 deals for Kensington accommodations on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 50%. We have room prices starting at 13 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Kensington as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 148 5-star hotels from 102 USD per night
  • • 601 4-star hotels from 78 USD per night
  • • 84 3-star hotels from 43 USD per night
  • • 19 2-star hotels from 16 USD 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 center)
  • • South Kensington Station (0.3 mi/0.6 km from the city center)

What to see around Kensington

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

When to visit Kensington

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

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 77°F day, 57°F night
  • • April-June: 71°F day, 48°F night
  • • July-September: 65°F day, 48°F night
  • • October-December: 74°F day, 51°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.12 inches
  • • April-June: 0.12 inches
  • • July-September: 0.12 inches
  • • October-December: 0.12 inches