Capital Hotel London

 5 stars
22-24, Basil St, Knightsbridge, London, United Kingdom, SW3 1AT  show mapSave
From  US$ 494
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Editorial review:

This family-run hotel is close to Harrods, Harvey Nichols, and Sloane Street's boutiques. It has a renowned New French restaurant run by chef Eric Chavot. There are traditional rooms with Egyptian cotton bedding and marble bathrooms. There are also serviced apartments attached and they are all good choices.

Verified Reviews:

  • Breakfast was excellent - Within walking distance of wonderful restaurants - Staff was outstanding
  • Bathrooms were marble and done well - Food was very good - 25 metres from the tube
  • Rooms are very small - Service was welcoming - Amenities were top-notch
  • Room was very comfortable - Air-conditioning came in very useful - Bathroom was large - Wi-fi
  • Staff is very helpful - Rooms are well decorated - Great location

Overview

Nestled in London's heart, the five-star Capital Hotel & Apartments has all the best shops of Knightsbridge in the immediate vicinity.

This traditional hotel boasts of a private parking and internet access.

All 49 elegant rooms feature king-size beds from Savoir with hand-stitched mattresses.

The hotel has an award-winning restaurant, bar and afternoon tea is also served.

Knightsbridge Underground is within a minute walking.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   49.

hotel Capital Hotel London London location

The hotel enjoys location in the shopping heart of the city - Knightsbridge area.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 2.4km
  • Airport: London City Airport - 14.9km, London Heathrow - 20.9km
  • Train Station: Victoria Station - 1.3km, Paddington Station - 2.0km
  • Underground station: Sloane Square - 800 m, Knightsbridge - 200 m
  • Bus stop - 200 m

Rooms

All rooms are traditional and spacious and feature hand stitched mattresses, indulgent linen, oversized bathrobes, antique furniture, radio and the interactive TV system with satellite channels, marble bathrooms.

Suites are packed with hand-stitched mattresses and the finest Egyptian cotton bed linen.

A 24-hour room service is provided at the hotel.

Dining options

An express breakfast includes a hot drink of your choice, morning pastry and toast with home-made

jam and marmalade available at price GBP 7.95.

A continental breakfast is available at price GBP 13.95.

A full English breakfast includes two eggs (fried, scrambled or poached), bacon, sausage, mushrooms, tomato and toast - all are served at price GBP 9.95.

Le Metro Brasserie offers regional cuisine and afternoon tea available at 3pm – 6pm on Monday – Sunday.

Capital Restaurant is a legendary dining venue where you can sample a true British cuisine.

Capital Bar offers a choice of various drinks like vodka, cognac and whiskey. An afternoon tea is available from 2.30pm.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of GBP 16.00 per person per night. 

Work

The conference rooms can accommodate up to 40 persons and feature AV equipment for a successful meeting.

A business center is also available.

Wired internet is available in public areas.

Wi-Fi costs GBP 5 per 24 hours.

Additional features

Babysitting is possible on request.

Facilities

General
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is GBP 40 per day.

Dining facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Room facilities
  • Room service
  • In-room safe

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until 07:00-12:00 hours

Pets

Pets are not allowed

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay at the price of GBP 15 per night/person for baby cots. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 30 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Rooms and availability

All rooms are traditional and spacious and feature hand stitched mattresses, indulgent linen, oversized bathrobes, antique furniture, radio and the interactive TV system with satellite channels, marble bathrooms.

Suites are packed with hand-stitched mattresses and the finest Egyptian cotton bed linen.

A 24-hour room service is provided at the hotel.

Classic Room

The Capital Hotel London Classic Room
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The Capital Hotel London Classic Room

Comfortable room with traditional interior comprises a sleeping zone, work desk and private bathroom.

Deluxe Room

The Capital Hotel London Deluxe Room
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The Capital Hotel London Deluxe Room

Spacious room offers a work area, a sleeping area and a cozy sitting area. Bathroom has all modern amenities.

Junior Suite

The Capital Hotel London Junior Suite
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The Capital Hotel London Junior Suite

Luxurious room has a bedroom and a living room with a sofa, armchairs and table. The bathroom has all modern amenities.

Two Bedroom Suite

The Capital Hotel London Two Bedroom Suite
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The Capital Hotel London Two Bedroom Suite

The suite includes two two bedrooms, two bathrooms, living room, kitchen and dining area, private entrance with video entry phone and security access.

Apartment

The Capital Hotel London Apartment
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The Capital Hotel London Apartment
The Capital Hotel London Apartment
The Capital Hotel London Apartment

This suite comprises a spacious lounge, a cozy bedroom, a fully fitted kitchen and a contemporary bathroom.

The Capital Hotel London LocationWhat's nearby

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What's nearby

What's nearby.

Harrods, a luxurious department store is within five minutes on foot

Harvey Nichols, a shopping opportunity is also a five-minute walk

Sloane Street is a popular shopping thoroughfare that is located within five minutes walking

Hyde Park, one of the largest city's parks is a five-minute walk

Harrod's, 100 m, a famous upmarket department store in Brompton Road

Harrods Food Halls, 100 m, part of the world famous department store

Sloane Street, 300 m, a fashionable shopping street

Attractions for Tourists
  • Harrod's
    100 m
  • Crane Kalman Gallery
    500 m
  • Clarges Gallery
    800 m
General
  • Harrods Food Halls
    100 m
  • The Brompton Oratory
    600 m
  • Holy Trinity, Sloane Square
    800 m
  • Irish Club
    800 m
  • Firehouse
    900 m
  • South Kensington Milestone
    900 m
  • St Mary's Church, Bourne Street
    1.0km
Shopping Areas
  • Sloane Street
    300 m
Amusement
  • Science Museum IMAX Cinema
    800 m
Museums
Theaters
  • The Royal Albert Hall
    1.0km
Underground Railway Stations
  • Knightsbridge
    100 m
  • Sloane Square
    900 m

Local Attractions

  • National Army Museum
    1.5km
    Royal Hospital Road, London
  • Apollo Victoria Theatre
    1.5km
    Wilton Road, London
  • Palm Beach Casino
    1.6km
    30 Berkeley St., W1, London
  • Spencer House
    1.6km
    27 St. James's Place, London
  • Westminster Cathedral
    1.6km
    42 Francis Street, London

Near the hotel

  • Harrods
    150 m
    87-135 Brompton Road, London
  • Princess Diana/Dodi Fayed Memorial
    150 m
    Harrods, Knightsbridge, London
  • Sloane Street
    310 m
    LondonEngland
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not!
    430 m
    The London Pavilion, London
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
    810 m
    Cromwell Road, London
  • Italian Cultural Institute
    670 m
    39 Belgrave Square, London
  • Duke of Wellington Statue
    720 m
    Hyde Park Corner, London

Restaurants Nearby

  • Petrus

    84% likes this, based on 1829 reviews
    Food: European

    320 m
    1 Kinnerton Street

    Phone: 020 7592 1609

  • Zuma Restaurant

    77% likes this, based on 689 reviews
    Food: Japanese
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 221

    120 m
    5 Raphael Street

    Phone: +44 0207 5841010

  • Outlaw's at The Capital

    80% likes this, based on 106 reviews
    Food: Seafood
    Price Range: USD 41 - USD 56

    20 m
    22 Basil Street

    Phone: +44 (0)20 7589 5171

  • Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

    70% likes this, based on 1363 reviews
    Food: British

    300 m
    66 Knightsbridge

    Phone: 020-7201-3833

  • Metro, Le

    69% likes this, based on 53 reviews
    Food: European, British
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 65

    30 m
    28 Basil Street

    Phone: +44 (0)20 7589 6286

Getting there.

Heathrow Airport is within 25.4km or 40 minutes driving.

Gatwick Airport is less than 54km away or an hour driving.

London City Airport is within 17.5km or 40 minutes driving.

Getting around.

Knightsbridge Underground is within a minute walking.

Victoria Train Station is seven minutes away.

Paddington Train Station is about 20 minutes away.

St. Pancras (Eurostar) is about 17 minutes away.

Private parking costs GBP 30 per day.

The Capital Hotel London Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Capital Hotel London

Average guest rating

4.1
out of 5
Excellent
Based on 78 reviews

Rating by category:

Dining
4.3
Location
4.7
Rooms
4.1
Service
4.0
Value
4.1

Individual guest reviews

  • Superb location, friendly atmosphere and the staff are excellent and very helpful.

    Small rooms.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.9
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      5
  • The location is perfect for shopping and the underground, the Capital is member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. The staff is excellent, in our room, the heated towel rack wasn't in the shower.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      5.0
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • Very good location and great hotel. The staff is amazing and the bathrooms are large and well appointed.

    The room is small.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.7
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • Good location and high quality. Nice little lobby, very friendly staff and one of the world's best concierge desks. The pleasant and spacious rooms, a bedside lamp light bulb, an iron and ironing board, a pillow. Excellent restaurant amazing food, great selection of wines and exquisite Egyptian linen.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.6
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
    • Dining
      5
  • The location indeed is perfect and the Hotel staff is uniformly pleasant. There's very good storage space in the mini suites.

    Small room minimal facilities.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.3
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      4
    • Value
      5
  • The location was awesome, the Hotel was very comfortable and the staff attentive, the service was superb. Free internet was a bonus and breakfast the next morning was good.

    Very very small room.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.5
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
  • Superb location in Knightsbridge, within walking distance of wonderful restaurants and justifable the best small hotel in London. Nice style, great services and the window shades really black out the light.

    The room was tiny.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.6
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • Location is very nice and lovely small townhouse hotel in prime spot in Knightsbridge. The staff are excellent, the rooms vary in size and are well appointed, comfortable and quiet, two of the best meals we have had.

    Very poor service, the shower was old and in need of renovation, good breakfast except for the coffee, was veeeery weak.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.0
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
  • The location was very good, the staff were gracious and friendly throughout our stay, the service was welcoming, knowledgable, refined and delicate. The room was warm, the bar manager Ceasar was exceptional and the concierge got us excellent tickets to two popular musicals.

    Very expensive breakfast.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.6
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • Location is extremely nice, hotel is beautiful and very friendly staff made you feel like u r @ home. Service good for London, the rooms are spacious and very well apointed, cesar in the bar is great too. E) the restaurant is fantastic.

    I haven't awarded 5 stars as the a/c in the bedroom was very noisy.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.3
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      3
    • Value
      5
  • The location is really fantastic and also, the Knightsbridge stop on the tube is just around the corner. The staff are friendly and professional and the hotel is small enough to feel 'at home, service is really great. The bathrooms are luxurious, breakfasts are varied, fresh and well served.

    Central London pricing, very tiny rooms and tea coffee not free.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.6
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
  • Nice breakfast spot at le metro next door, this hotel is on a very quiet street, in a wonderful location.

    Restaurant staff were arrogant.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.3
    • Location
      5
    • Value
      3
    • Dining
      5
  • Private limo at airport was part of, extremely professional staff met all needs and location of the hotel, service was polite and helpful. The room was large.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      5
  • Excellent location, great Stay and the staff earns 5 stars for being helpful day. Good wireless internet coverage, perfect food and wine.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.6
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      5
  • Great location and an excellent hotel. Service were absolutely superb, the bed was very comfortable and there was plenty of space in the room, breakfast and bar staff were most efficient and friendly.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      5.0
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
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