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The Capital 5 stars xxxxxxx Preferred hotels

Basil Street, Knightsbridge, SW3 1AT London Show map

Score from 399 reviews   8.6/10 8.6

In London's fashionable Knightsbridge, this family-run and award-winning hotel offers 5-star true English style and a seafood restaurant, which is masterminded by Nathan Outlaw. It is the closest hotel to London's famous store, Harrods.

Harvey Nichols, Sloane Street, and Hyde Park are also on the doorstep. The theatres of the West End can be found just 2 miles away. With the Piccadilly Line, Knightsbridge Tube Station is less than a minute's walk away and has connections to Heathrow and the Eurostar Terminal at St Pancras.

All of the elegant rooms are individually designed and classically decorated with original art and antique furniture. All suites and double rooms have handmade super king-size beds from Savoir, with hand-stitched mattresses and the finest Egyptian cotton bed linen. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

Along with the award-winning restaurant, The Capital also offers traditional English afternoon teas with homemade pastries, scones, and jams. The Capital Bar has an impressive whisky cellar.

Rooms: 8

Hotel Chain: Warwick Hotels and Resorts – Small Luxury Hotels of the World

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The most recent booking for this hotel was made on 21 Jan at 13:52 from China.

Facilities of The Capital


  • WiFi available in all areas

Food & Drink

  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Breakfast in the room


  • Car hire

Reception services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Newspapers
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge service

Entertainment and family services

  • Babysitting/child services

Cleaning services

  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ironing service
  • Shoeshine

Business facilities

  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Business centre
  • Fax/photocopying


  • Lift
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning


WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.


Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 40 per day.

Hotel Policies

These are general hotel policies for The Capital. As they may vary per room type; please also check the room conditions.


From 14:00 hours


07:00 - 12:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type.

Children and extra beds

Free! All children under 3 years stay free of charge for children's cots/cribs.

All children under 12 years are charged GBP 45 per person per night for extra beds.

Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.

All children from 2 to 11 years are charged GBP 45 per person per night when using existing beds.

The maximum number of children's cots/cribs in a room is 1.

The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.

Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Accepted credit cards

  • American Express
  • Visa
  • Euro/Mastercard
  • Diners Club
  • JCB
  • Maestro
  • UnionPay credit card

The property reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

Hotel information

On arrival you will be greeted by a doorman before being shown to your room. If you need anything during your stay, from theatre tickets and restaurant bookings to travel arrangements, the Concierge will be more than happy to oblige.

Hotel Awards:
The Capital Hotel and Restaurant, haas received numerous awards in recent years. These include:

- Fodor's Choice 2009 Establishment by the leading publisher of guidebooks for American travellers.
- Best Hotel for Location in the UK by Condé Nast Traveller in their 2009 Gold List.
- Cesar Award 2008 “London Hotel of the Year” by The Good Hotel Guide.
- Most Excellent Hotel Restaurant Award 2008 by Condé Nast Johansen.
- Bronze Award 'Small Hotel of the Year' by Visit London 2008.
- 2008 Travel + Leisure World’s Best: Top 500 Hotels
- 'Best Hotel for Food' in the UK by Condé Nast Traveller in their 2006 Gold List

Food & beverage

Capital Restaurant is deemed one of UK's top city restaurants and serves classic British cooking with robust flavours.

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday lunchtimes, a variety of dishes are served from the elegant silver trolley - a popular British tradition. There is also an excellent wine list.

Afternoon tea is served daily in The Sitting Room between 15:00 and 17:30 (booking required).

For moments of relaxation you can head to The Capital Bar and enjoy the finest selection of cocktails and light meals. Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Important information

Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management. This can be requested while booking by using the Special Requests box. Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The card used to make the booking must be presented upon check-in.


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