Kensington Motel features a seasonal outdoor pool, a barbecue area and free on-site parking. All units are located on the ground floor and free Wi-Fi access can be enjoyed in all rooms. The property is located across the road from the Kensington Tavern, and 1.2 miles from the centre of Whangarei. All heated units are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, as well as a refrigerator, microwave, toaster and an electric kettle. Electric heaters and electric blankets are provided during the cooler months. The en suite bathroom offers shower facilities. Kensington Motel is adjacent to the Kensington Shopping Centre, which has a supermarket and various dining options. It is 657 feet from Kensington Hospital, and 2,297 feet from Kensington Stadium and the International Hockey Turf and Athletics Track.