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"Conde Nast Traveller readers' Awards, Voted one of the top 15 business hotels in London"
The Capital Hotel in Knightsbridge could not be more convenient for sightseeing, shopping or simply just relaxing on a weekend break. You will find the five-star Capital Hotel nestled in one of the most prestigious of London locations, Knightsbridge, where you can mingle with some of London's most well heeled residents and enjoy stunning Victorian architecture.
"'Hotel of the Year', Visit London Awards"
The Capital is very close to some of London's most up-market stores including Harrods and Harvey Nichols Department Stores. Nearby are many restaurants catering for all tastes, from simple little street cafes to top-rated, world-class cuisine all being within close proximity. For the dedicated shopper many designer labels can be found on the nearby Beauchamp Place. A number of London's Museums are within a short walk away in South Kensington, including the Victoria & Albert, Science and Natural History museums, which include interactive exhibits and millions of artifacts to peruse.
"Best Hotel for Location in the UK by Condé Nast Traveller in their Gold List"
Also nearby is one of London's most famous Royal Parks, Kensington Gardens, where you will also see Kensington Palace, former home of Princess Diana; and Hyde Park, where you can enjoy open air concerts, horse riding and tennis in the summer months. You may enjoy a night of musical culture at the nearby Royal Albert Hall, which is a short cab drive away opposite the Kensington Gardens.
The hotel is very well placed for transport to other parts of the city and major transport hubs, with Knightsbridge tube station just a two-minute walk away. The tube station services the Piccadilly line, from which you can reach Heathrow Airport direct, in about 20 minutes and King' Cross St Pancras Station, where the Eurostar terminus is located.
"Tea Guild's Award of Excellence for Top London Afternoon Tea 2012"
If all the above is too much like hard work then Indulge yourself and enjoy an aperitif in the recently restyled bar, and then dine in the utmost style in the acclaimed, 2 Michelin Star restaurant where Head Chef Eric Chavot serves scrumptious French cuisine. The restaurant also serves a much-lauded afternoon tea.
"Zagat 2011 – top ranked restaurant in Knightsbridge"
The Capital offers Classic and Deluxe Rooms, Suites and even well appointed Apartments, for those who prefer to have a little extra privacy and experience what it is like to live as a resident in this elite area. All the rooms offer the kind of luxury you would expect with hand made mattresses, super king size beds, power showers and air conditioning. Much of the furniture is especially commissioned by the family for the hotel and notably from David Linley, nephew to Her Majesty the Queen and is a delightful mix of classic, antique styles with contemporary colours and opulent fabrics.
Interactive TV system offering satellite TV, emails and movies on demand
Interconnecting double rooms
Savoir beds with hand stitched mattresses
Large down pillows and duvets with fine Egyptian cotton linen
Marble bathrooms with luxury robes and slippers
Luxurious bathrobes and toiletries
Umbrella for use during your stay
The Capital Hotel is Family run, it is enchanting, has an abundance of charm and character, with many lovely touches, including many pieces of art from the family's own collection. The hotel also has a dedicated concierge service and provides free Internet access. The Capital has been spoken of very favourably by previous guests although some have recommended that you choose a room away from the elevator entrances, as these can get noisy, for the extra money you'll be spending, you will deserve a good night's sleep.