Hotel in Detail:The Levin Hotel sits adjacent to its sister hotel, the Capital Hotel. A small and intimate hotel The Levin offers contemporary luxury accommodation. This boutique hotel while modern is inspired by the classic English interiors resulting in an understated elegance. Features an 18 metres chandelier with 400 strands of glass side emitting optical filament. The small size of the hotel makes it feel more like an exclusive residence than a hotel. Some of the features include Pistachio walls, Penguin books for guests to read and an old fashioned lift. One of the most sophisticated hotels in London and a true boutique hotel in an age when the term is handed out rather like confetti..
Bedrooms offer a highly modern living space with the latest in mood lighting and technology and decorated with lavish fabrics and furnishings. All rooms are fully air-conditioned with Hand-stitched Savoir beds and fine Egyptian cotton bedding. In-room amenities include interactive flat screen TV, Bose radio, safe, IPod docking station, high speed internet access and direct dial telephone with voicemail, Complimentary Nespresso and Birchall Tea making facilities. The mini-bar stocks mainly champagne 'with little extra bits in case you want to make a cocktail'. All rooms are en-suite with heated marble floors, hairdryer, bathrobe and slippers.
Suites have a choice of two top brand toiletries.
You may enjoy in-room dining 24 hours.
Dining Options:The Metro Restaurant and Bar: First Established in the 1980's and found on the lower ground floor, often called a hidden gem of Knightsbridge. A revolving menu is dictated by the seasons though always includes some classic favourites. The open kitchen adds to the informal atmosphere and focuses on using fresh English produce. An eclectic selection of wines by the glass. The wine list is headed by the award winning Sauvignon Blanc from the Levin Estate vineyard in the Loire Valley. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Open: 7.30 till 22.00 (closed evenings Sunday)
Afternoon Tea served 16.00 till 18.00.
Happy Hour every week day between 17.00 and 19.00.
Hotel guests have access to a nearby leisure club. The reception is open to guests 24/7. Free WiFi and printing. Ipad on request.
This is a no-smoking property. The Levin hotel is fully air-conditioned.
Other services include Laundry and dry cleaning, Babysitting/child
services, Valet and overnight parking available (charges apply, see below).
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Knightsbridge 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: London Victoria 0.8 miles (1.3 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.9 miles (6.3 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 5 miles (8 km). The Levin hotel occupies a location next to one of of London's most iconic landmarks, namely the famous Harrods department store, where the rich and famous do their shopping. This area is known as Knightsbridge and is surrounded some of most upmarket and chic shopping anywhere in the capital. Bounded by Brompton Road to the east and Sloane Street on the west side there is no end of restaurants, bars, boutiques and major stores to choose from. Perhaps best known for its fashion with designer shops along Sloane Street. 500 yards north of the hotel is Hyde Park. This end of the park is also home to Knightsbridge barracks and early each morning you can see the soldiers exercising their horses along the riding paths within the park. Just under half a mile to the south is the Kings Road, Chelsea. This long stretch of road is popular both by day and night. During the day shoppers flock to the trend setting boutiques and the many restaurants while at night the wine bars and pubs make for a great evening venue. The Levin's location is within central London proper, just on its eastern edge and some 1.4 miles from the central point of Piccadilly circus. Local transport links via taxi, train and bus are excellent.
Parking: 3 open. 8 covered
Bedroom Numbers: 12
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
History: Bought by USA based Warwick Hotels and Resorts in January 2017.
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £40 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 89% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 83%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 266th from 866 London hotels, and 100th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (2.2 miles, 3.5 km) would be the 4 star Corner House Hotel - Horley, Surrey, where rates start from £45 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating. The Corner House Hotel - Horley, Surrey also offers: free WiFi.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (28 Basil Street, SW3 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.8 miles (1.2 km) radius. The breakdown by star rating is 31 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 14 four star hotels (average rating 82%) and 5 three star hotels (average rating 65%). Top 4 star hotel is Number Sixteen Hotel at 91%. Of the 50 local hotels top rated are Egerton House Hotel (5 star), the Lanesborough Hotel London (5 star), the Four Seasons Hotel Park Lane (5 star) and the Goring Hotel (5 star) (all 4 are joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: We use base rates as a guide to the hotels starting rates. They do not include special offers and deals though so are just a rough guide.
Of the nearest fifty hotels we have base rates for 49 of them. Taking all the hotels in the area together the average starting rate is £280 per night. Rates range from £49 at Eden Plaza Hotel (3 Star, 75%) with top rates of £1000 at 45 Park Lane Hotel (5 Star, 98%). Rates broken down by star rating: Five Star average: £362, Four Star average: £148 and Three Star average: £81.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Levin Hotel 20th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 2nd for the 14 four star hotels in the area. 24th of 49 (13th of 14 four star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 31st of 45 when judging value for money (Egerton House Hotel was top).
History:Owned and operated by David Levin.
Totally refurbished after changing hands in 2006/07.
Past Names: L'Hotel London Knightsbridge (2006)
Daily Telegraph Newspaper 2015: Top 10 boutique hotels in London