Directions to Kensington

With luxury amenities and access to the city’s most popular attractions, the Kensington Hotel is a premier destination in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We offer accommodations for large groups, such as wedding parties and company events, and cater to a variety of travelers with our selection of guest rooms, suites and pet-friendly rooms.

When you’re not enjoying the hotel’s comfortable furnishings, indoor heated pool, full-service fitness center, complimentary Viennese Coffee Bar and cocktails at Rel-ish, there are plenty of things to do, places to see and people to meet in Ann Arbor.

Prime Location

Located right off I-94, the Kensington Hotel places guests in the center of the action. Just a few miles away from the University of Michigan – home of the Wolverines – you can step out to explore all the area has to offer and catch a game at The Big House. And with Downtown so close by, business travelers can easily get where they need to go. There’s also an abundance of restaurants and shopping centers nearby, such as the Briarwood Mall, so you can get a good taste of the local culture and flavor while staying at the Kensington.

For more top attractions near the hotel, see our list of favorites or consult our Experience Ann Arbor guide. Additionally, the University of Michigan Hospital is only four miles away, and the Detroit Metro Airport is about 25 miles away from the hotel to accommodate long-distance travelers. Need help getting to the Kensington Hotel Ann Arbor? No matter where you're coming from, we have directions to help you find your way.

Experience Ann Arbor Now

When you stay at the Kensington Hotel, you’re not just getting a room, but an immersive experience you won’t soon forget. Whether you just need a meeting space or one of our 200 newly renovated rooms – or both – we’re happy to accommodate the requirements of every guest. Contact us at 734-761-7800 now for more information and to book your trip today.

For Reservations, please give us a call on our toll-free number: 1-855-212-0197, or email us at

The Kensington Hotel is conveniently located directly on South State Street, .25 miles off the I-94 State Street Exit 177.

From Detroit Metro Airport (DTW): 25.2 Miles

  • Take I-94 West to the State Street Exit 177
  • Turn Right at the light and turn left at the first light into the Briarwood Mall Circle
  • Turn left at the stop sign (Briarwood Circle) and The Kensington Hotel will be straight ahead

From US-23 North or South

  • Take I-94 West toward Chicago
  • Exit at State Street (exit number 177)
  • Turn right on State Street and left at first available left turn (Briarwood)
  • US-23 Southbound travelers should be careful not to exit US-23 onto Business 94 West or M-14 West
  • Stay on US-23 until you reach I-94 West

From I-94 West

  • Turn right onto State Street and left at first available turn (Briarwood)

From I-94 East

  • Turn left on State Street and left at first available turn (Briarwood)

From Downtown Ann Arbor - The Union/Diag:

  • Take Michigan Ave to Wells St and turn right
  • Turn right onto Packard St
  • Bear left on Dewey Ave
  • Turn left onto South State Street