The Capital - London

22-24 Basil Street, London, United Kingdom, SW3 1AT  show map
 5 stars
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  • Rooms & Availability
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The Capital - London

Wi-Fi
Parking

GBP 40 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

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

The 5-star The Capital Hotel is placed about 2 km from West End. The hotel was opened in 1971 in a 6-story elegant building and renovated in 2008.

The property is about 1150 meters away from Royal Albert Hall. The Capital Hotel is located in Islington district next to a museum, a theater and a college.

The venue is a short walk to department stores and designer stores.

Well connected to many sights, The Capital Hotel is close to Knightsbridge subway station and Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge (KE) bus station. Fast access to London City airport within 15 km is provided.

Rooms

The Capital Hotel offers 49 guestrooms appointed with free Wi-Fi, climate control, a safe, a kitchen and a stereo system with all the sights of London within easy access. Some of the designer rooms feature the street view. They also include bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Light seafood specialties are proposed at the unique restaurant. Guests are invited to the Cocktail bar to unwind with a drink. Zuma Restaurant and Sale e Peppe offer an assortment of dishes within 100 meters of the property.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of GBP 16 per person per night. 

Services

Currency exchange, allergy friendly rooms and a safe deposit box along with computer equipment, a business centre and a meeting room are also at guests' disposal.

Relax

Cribs and babysitting are available for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at GBP 40 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   49.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Bicycle storage
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • High chairs
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 12 years
Extra bed GBP 45
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

22-24 Basil Street, London, United Kingdom, SW3 1AT

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City Center
  • London
    2.5 km
Airports
  • London City Airport (LCY)
    14.7 km
  • London Heathrow (LHR)
    20.7 km
Train Stations
  • Victoria Station
    1.4 km
  • Victoria Train Station
    1.4 km
Underground stations
  • Sloane Square
    1.0 km
  • Knightsbridge
    200 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Petrus (cuisine: European)
    310 m
  • Outlaw's at The Capital
    10 m
Beaches
  • Shell Beach
    2.5 km
  • Rushy Bay
    2.5 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    49

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Rooms and availability

The Capital photos Room
Small Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Free movies/video
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Double Room (Small)

The Capital photos Room
Small Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Antique furniture
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

With antique furniture and free Wi-Fi, this air-conditioned room is equipped with a flat-screen TV and an en suite bathroom with shower. Please note extra beds are not available in this room type.

The Capital photos Room
Small Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Antique furniture
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

With antique furniture and free Wi-Fi, this air-conditioned room is equipped with a flat-screen TV and an en suite bathroom with shower. Please note extra beds are not available in this room type.

The Capital photos Room Classic Room
Classic Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Antique furniture
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • Free movies/video
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
The Capital photos Room
Junior Suite
  • Room size:

    43 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Luxurious furniture
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Junior Suite|Junior Suite Junior Suite

Junior King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • Free movies/video
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Superior King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • Free movies/video
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
The Capital photos Exterior Hotel information
Superior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|superior suite

Superior Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Junior Suite|Superior Junior Suite

The Capital photos Room Deluxe Room
Deluxe Room
  • Room size:

    30 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Free movies/video
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Economy Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Room Description:

Standard|Economy Room

Luxury Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Luxury Room

The Capital Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Harrod's100 m
  • Crane Kalman Gallery500 m

Places of interest

  • Harrods Food Halls100 m
  • Sloane Street300 m
  • Hyde Park Corner600 m
  • The Brompton Oratory600 m
  • Irish Club700 m

Sport related

  • Imperial College Sports Centre800 m

Shopping areas

  • Harrods100 m
  • Sloane Street300 m

Museums

  • Apsley House700 m
  • Victoria & Albert Museum800 m

Underground stations

  • Knightsbridge100 m

Local attractions

  • Marble Arch 1.5 km
    Marble Arch, Mayfair, City of Westminster, London W1H
  • Westminster Cathedral1.6 km
    42 Francis Street
  • Turnbull & Asser1.6 km
    71-72 Jermyn St., W1 4 Davies Street
  • Apollo Victoria Theatre1.5 km
    Wilton Road, London
  • Alfred Dunhill1.5 km
    2 Davies St St. James's

Near the hotel

  • Harrods150 m
    87-135 Brompton Road
  • Sloane Street140 m
    LondonEngland
  • Harvey Nichols220 m
    109-125 Knightsbridge Knightsbridge
  • Arthur Morrice 340 m
    13 Beauchamp Place Knightsbridge
  • Knightsbridge 90 m
    LondonEngland
  • Burberry160 m
    Sw1 2 Brompton Road
  • Rigby & Peller230 m
    Sw3 2 Hans Road

Restaurants nearby

  • Petrus310 m

    Address: 1 Kinnerton Street
    Phone: 020 7592 1609

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

  • Zuma Restaurant140 m

    Address: 5 Raphael Street
    Phone: +44 0207 5841010

    80% likes this, based on 663 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese
    Price Range: NZD 2 - NZD 301

  • Dinner by Heston Blumenthal300 m

    Address: 66 Knightsbridge
    Phone: 020-7201-3833

    72% likes this, based on 1384 reviews
    Cuisine: British

  • Outlaw's at The Capital10 m

    Address: 22 Basil Street
    Phone: +44 (0)20 7589 5171

    77% likes this, based on 132 reviews
    Price Range: NZD 52 - NZD 73

  • Metro, Le20 m

    Address: 28 Basil Street
    Phone: +44 (0)20 7589 6286

    60% likes this, based on 34 reviews
    Cuisine: European, British
    Price Range: NZD 2 - NZD 90

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    49

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLondonThe Capital

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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The Capital Reviews

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

Average guest rating

8.2out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 55 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
9.6
Value
8.3
Rooms
10.0
Location
9.3

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Relaxed but highly professional service in all aspects of the experience

  • Single
    10.0

    Extremely professional staff who met all needs and location of the hotel. Great hotel for business traveler.

    Restaurant staff was arrogant.

  • Single
    6.6

    It is hardly acceptable in a hotel of this category to have no room service after 11pm, ( at 11.15pm to be precise...) even not a sandwich...

  • Single
    10.0

    The staff was very friendly and helpful....Always remembered my name and reconized the members of my family whenever they arrived.

    I did not study my invoice until I arrived in Florida.....There was a 17.50 charge for wine from the Mini bar.....I Never took as much as a peanut from the mini bar....Did not want to call and add an overseas charge....so I let it go.....

  • Single
    8.2

    Location is very nice.Hotel is beautiful and classical.

    The room is small.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Comfort, and very helpful and friendly staff, superb location.

  • 9.6

    The managing team are wonderful people. All the working staff are very helpful and friendly. We feel that we are at our home in London .

    We only need more Arabic channels and to increase the wifi capacity becouse it's sometimes cutting off connections .

  • 10.0

    Very attentive and personable staff

    Small area for working in the room

  • 9.2

    The location is perfect. The staff members are very professional and very friendly

    Nothing

  • 8.2

    Location, staff so kind and welcoming

    its 5 star hotel but no gym or swimming poor

  • 8.8

    Great service very comfortable bed great location

    room facilities

  • 10.0

    Could not fault anything at all lovely room exceptional staff great atmosphere

  • 10.0

    home from home , relaxing and so very friendly. . Love it all.

  • 9.6

    very friendly staff. lovely room with a big very comfortable bed. Location is great.

    nothing

  • 9.2

    Location ,the staff are very nice and helpful they deserve the best

    Some time the internet is slow

How to reach hotel

hotel The Capital - London London location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

22-24 Basil Street, London, United Kingdom, SW3 1AT

Get directions
City Center
  • London
    2.5 km
Airports
  • London City Airport (LCY)
    14.7 km
  • London Heathrow (LHR)
    20.7 km
Train Stations
  • Victoria Station
    1.4 km
  • Victoria Train Station
    1.4 km
Underground stations
  • Sloane Square
    1.0 km
  • Knightsbridge
    200 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Petrus (cuisine: European)
    310 m
  • Outlaw's at The Capital
    10 m
Beaches
  • Shell Beach
    2.5 km
  • Rushy Bay
    2.5 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    49

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLondonThe Capital

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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