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The Capital Hotel

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Paris, France
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Location: Harrods is 100m away, the underground is 500m away, the street is very calm. Very friendly staff (the hotel is family run); ou room's decoration was quite nice, with a wood-panelled bathroom. The restaurant is Michelin-starred. the wine list is outstanding. the reputation is well deserved. Unfortunately, all this comes at the very steep London prices...

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Kate_Levin, General Manager at The Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write you review. I am pleased you found our spoiling location to be so convenient for shopping and getting about in town and that you found the team to be so friendly - they work very hard to ensure each guest has a wonderful stay and I am happy you had the chance...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 30 September 2015

The location is truly excellent (two minutes walk from Harrods). The hotel is very close to the park and it was fantastic to walk there by the Serpentine. Transportation is also very good (Piccadilly line); the breakfast is again excellent as well as the bar. But above everything else, the wonderful staff is what makes the real difference.

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Kate_Levin, General Manager at The Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am pleased you found our enviable location to be so convenient, and that you had the opportunity to enjoy other areas of the hotel such as breakfast and the bar. I am especially thrilled you found the team to be so helpful and efficient. They are our great asset:...

Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 September 2015

The hotel is so elegant and all tiny details has shown the care of the owner on guests. There are too many things to recommend on this hotel: not only the room, the service, the wifi, the food, the location, there are indeed much more to speak about. I am recommend to all my friends who are planning to London!

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Kate_Levin, General Manager at The Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing and kind review and for taking the time to write. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your overall experience with us at The Capital. We are a small family run hotel and my father dreamt of building a grand hotel in miniature, so I am pleased you found our service and décor as...

colchester
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Everything about this hotel is wonderful. The front of house and concierge are welcoming, friendly and efficient. We had a standard double room facing the back but it was charming and quiet. The furnishings are not modern and cold but timeless without any hint of being dated or tired. The bathroom is well appointed with a lovely hot towel rail!...

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Kate_Levin, General Manager at The Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I am so pleased you found the hotel to be of your standards, and that you enjoyed our services such as parking. The team and I were delighted in reading your kind words - they pride themselves on helpful, friendly but yet professional service and I am so pleased you had the...

Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Excellent hotel and helpful staff - especially concierge. We had room #243 which was clean and very quiet. A small room and bath even by London standards and at a price of $533 I thought overpriced. Location almost next to Harrod's and very near tube entrance. Restaurants in area cover complete price and cuisine range.

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Kate_Levin, General Manager at The Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am delighted you found the team to be so helpful, and that you found our location to be so convenient. I am so pleased you found your room to be clean and quiet – every guest needs a good night’s sleep. We look forward to welcoming you back on...

Reviewed 29 September 2015

Homely, comfortable , welcoming and delightful. Five stars for loaction and general state of the hotel. The staff gets ten stars. Our special requests in sorting out our 'Springbok rugby group ' were attended to with such eagerness and perfection. Will be back and will recommend with great confidence. Thank you to the entire team.

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Kate_Levin, General Manager at The Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, the team and I were thrilled to read such kind words. I am pleased you found our location, just 87 footsteps from Harrods and close to the luxury shopping of Sloane Street, to be convenient and that you found your room to be comfortable. I am especially pleased you found the team...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2015

It's not often that the photos and the descriptions live up to the delivery. This hotel overdelivered - early check in was available after a long flight, the room was a great size for London standards and the staff and service were exceptional throughout my stay. Would definately recommend this hotel as a very comfortable small luxury hotel.

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Kate_Levin, General Manager at The Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your very lovely review, I am so pleased you had such a lovely stay with us and that you found the team to be so efficient – they were thrilled to read your kind words. I am glad you found your room to be so comfortable, and look forward to welcoming you...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 September 2015

We arrived early on a transatlantic flight and were predictably jet lagged. Fortunately, they were able to accommodate an early check-in, and that was only the beginning. The staff was incredibly attentive and helpful. It's a very fine hotel in an excellent location. Well worth the price, and I would certainly stay upon any return to London.

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Kate_Levin, General Manager at The Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. I delighted to read that you found our location to be convenient and the team to be so helpful and that they were able to accommodate all of your requests – they were so happy to read your report of your stay. We all look forward to welcoming you back on your...

Copenhagen Region, Denmark
Reviewed 14 September 2015

My wife and I (we are a senior couple from the Copenhagen area) always enjoy staying at The Capital Hotel. It is small, elegant and well run. The rooms are comfortable, the location is perfect, and the staff is friendly and competent.

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Kate_Levin, General Manager at The Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your kind review. We always enjoy welcoming back return guests and I was so pleased to read that the team looked after you so well during your recent stay and that you were comfortable at the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to London....

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 10 September 2015

this must be my forth stay since 2007 The location is ideal. 50 meters from Harrodsburg and less than 100 meters from Knightsbridge tube station. There is a taxi stand at Harrodsburg Overall the service is outstanding especially Lorena the Executive Manager who has been my contact since day one. She is charming and personable Bruno Assistant Head Concierge who...

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Kate_Levin, General Manager at The Capital Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, it is always so delightful to hear from repeat guests. I am so pleased you found our location to be so convenient, and that you found Lorena, Bruno and the rest of the team to be so helpful – they were thrilled to read your kind words. The team are our great...

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When millions of tourists want to shop 'til they drop, they do it along Brompton Road and its boutique-lined tributaries, including the world-renowned Harrods. And when millionaires want to flaunt what they've already got, many of them find Knightsbridge and Belgravia the perfect place to do so, often behind stately mansion walls or down quiet private mews. Delve beyond the ultra-luxe exterior and you'll find some of this city's cosiest pubs, quiet gardens, and all sorts of indie retailers and enterprises worth a short exercise in spontaneous window shopping. For those looking to take a break from shopping, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, and some of the city's most popular museums are nearby.
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Welcoming guests for 45 years The Capital Hotel in Knightsbridge, remains under the guidance of its original owner David Levin and his daughter Kate Levin. Few hotels in London can boast of such outstanding staff loyalty, family heritage and the ability to remain true to classic British design. An award winning grand hotel in miniature, The Capital Hotel Knightsbridge has all the advantages of a large establishment, yet exudes warmth, understated exclusivity and personal attention to detail, which only a privately owned luxury hotel can afford. This discreet London Hotel and adjacent luxury Knightsbridge apartments sit proudly on Basil Street, close to Harrods and just a few minutes from Knightsbridge Tube Station as well as Harvey Nichols, the Victoria & Albert Museum, Hyde Park and the designer shops of Sloane Street. The Capital also has their own award winning vineyard, Levin Wines, in the Loire Valley and a bakery that delivers to high end restaurants, hotels and clubs across london, The London Bakery. Next door sits the Levin Hotel, a 12 bedroom townhouse and The Metro Bistro also run by the Levin family. ... more   less 

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Address: 22-24 Basil Street | Knightsbridge, London SW3 1AT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Knightsbridge
Price Range: ₹ 23,916 - ₹ 35,453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Capital Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 49
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Capital Hotel London
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#39 Luxury Hotel in London
#40 Romantic Hotel in London
#49 Family Hotel in London
#78 Business Hotel in London
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“All the rooms are very good and situated on a quiet street near Harrods”
christinesU6663LC, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms are cozy, but comfortable.”
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W8278MAsarahh, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“ideally located”
echauzfort, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in the 6th floor which, apart from the housekeepers who start to slam doors early in the morning, is very silent.”
RicardoF929, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rooms are small”
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