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The Levin

4.0 of 5 28 Basil Street | Knightsbridge, London SW3 1AS, England
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a weekend stay at The Levin. The location is great, just a stones throw from Harrods. The staff are very pleasant, helpful and engaging. The room was adequate. The sensor light in the hallway was a bit annoying when trying not to disturb the other half in the middle of the night. Oddly it had the most... More 

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Usa River
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Literally a stones throw from Harrods this has to be one of the better little hotels in the area. Staff excellent. We were very lucky to be upgraded to a junior suite which was impeccable. Breakfast was continental and OK. The big plus is the quality of the staff.

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Sydney, Australia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
23 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This hotel has excellent staff - polite, helpful and they take the initiative to try and satisfy client needs. For example, I casually mentioned that I would like to have South American coffee and then went shopping. When we returned, the lovely receptionist handed me 2 print-outs, recommending coffee shops that sell S American coffee. The rooms are a bit... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Don't tell anyone about this hotel, it only has 14 rooms and is popular enough as it is! :). You can't beat the location, in a rather calm street in Knightsbridge, yet next to the tube and Harrods. It is quiet and on the 4th Floor we could not hear a sound from the streets. However, the best is the... More 

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Salvador, BA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

When I chose The LEVIN to stay for 2 weeks in London , I knew I was making the RIGHT CHOICE. Not only for the perfect size and cozy BOUTIQUE HOTEL, but for the lovely quiet, safe , high level street , just two steps from very good restaurants , black cabs , underground station , Museums and best shops.... More 

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Harald D, Manager at The Levin, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. It is such a treat to hear that you enjoyed your stay whilst in London. It is so nice when guest call our hotel "HOME AWAY FROM HOME" This means we have delivered a good and professional service and make you feel at home. I will pass... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Great location - Basil is a beautiful street located in an ideal area for shopping. Outstanding staff - humble and genuinely helpful team. Beautiful rooms - we have stayed both in the classic and the deluxe rooms. while the deluxe is more specious, both are perfect. In summery - our hotel of choice in London. warmly recommended!

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Harald D, Manager at The Levin, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review and I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We are very spoiled with our location and I am glad you found it convenient. Our elevator indeed is funky and needs special attention when in use. I am so glad that you enjoyed the breakfast and I will pass it on to the restaurant... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My wife and I had the pleasure of staying at the Levin in Early September for two nights. The Levin is a small, very well run, up-scale boutique hotel that has a low-key, elegant feel. If you have a room facing the street there is a bit of foot traffic and some pedestrian noise – especially in the morning as... More 

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Woodinville,WA
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Excellent location 1/2 block from Harrod's and Knightsbridge tube.Friendly, helpful staff, Quiet standard double room # 26 gave us a king-size bed, bathroom with 9' X 6'marble heated floor with huge tub,TOWELWARMER, and lots of shelving for toiletries, plush robes, towels and washcloths. Bedroom offered flat tv, hairdryer,refrigerator, amoire w/drawers and safe.Using the elevator needs a bit of educating, as... More 

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Seattle, WA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Our initial entry to the hotel was a bit off-putting due to the somewhat rundown appearance of the lobby-reception area (after all, it is a 4 star hotel and not inexpensive). However, we were greatly relieved to find the individual rooms are first class, modern and very well appointed. Harald and staff provided much helpful information about getting around in... More 

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Scarsdale, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This boutique hotel is, quite simply, a gem. Its location, just down the block from Harrod's and a tube station, is unparalleled. My room was relatively spacious, the bed comfortable and, better yet, the hotel's staff is wonderful. I stayed twice at the hotel over a one week period, having gone to Paris for a few days in the middle... More 

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Address: 28 Basil Street | Knightsbridge, London SW3 1AS, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Knightsbridge / South Kensington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Levin 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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#28 Romantic Hotel in London
#37 Luxury Hotel in London
#114 Business Hotel in London
#211 Family Hotel in London

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