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Looking for a luxurious escape within walking distance of London’s famous Harrods department store? Then look no further than our list of the best luxury hotels in Knightsbridge, London.

These chic properties offer some of the world’s best luxury accommodations and are guaranteed to provide you with a relaxing and luxurious stay… and all within easy walking distance of the world’s most famous place to shop. From luxury boutique hotels to extravagant five-star properties, whether you’re looking for a relaxing weekend getaway or a luxurious stay while in town for business, these hotels have it all.

If you’re looking for a luxurious stay in the heart of London, then you need to check out our list of the best luxury hotels near Harrods in n Knightsbridge.


The Best Luxury Hotels Near Harrods


The Capital Hotel, Apartments & Townhouse – London
The Capital Hotel, Apartments & Townhouse – London headroom and pillows in one of the best luxury hotels near Harrods
You can’t stay any closer to Harrods than at the luxurious Capital Hotel (Photo courtesy The Capital Hotel, Apartments & Townhouse)

Offering luxurious accommodations and top-of-the-line amenities, The Capital Hotel in Knightsbridge is a 5-star property that’s perfect for business or leisure travelers looking to experience all that London has to offer. Just a two-minute walk away from Harrods, it’s close enough to even sprint to the world’s most famous department store even if it’s raining.

Accommodations consist of spacious and modern apartments equipped with everything you need (and more) for a great stay, including stylish kitchens with appliances from top brands, comfortable living spaces, and stunning views. In addition to its proximity to Harrods, it’s also only a short walk away from some of London’s best attractions.

Notable amenities include an on-site restaurant and bar, along with a gym, pool, spa, and sauna.

 Walking Distance to Harrods: 2 minutes

LuxuryUK Recommends: For more details of one of the best luxury hotels near Harrods, visit The Capital Hotel, Apartments & Townhouse


Bulgari Hotel London
Bulgari Hotel London bed with wood wall and mirror
5-star luxury at the Bulgari Hotel… all just a three-minute walk from Harrods (Photo courtesy Bulgari Hotel London)

Located in Knightsbridge just minutes from some of London’s most popular attractions, the 5-star Bulgari Hotel London offers guests a wealth of amazing opportunities to enjoy all that this beautiful city has to offer.

From its renowned restaurant, Sette, to its spa area complete with an indoor pool and steam room, the Bulgari makes for the perfect spot to get out and explore Harrods and the surrounding area. Other on-site amenities include a fitness center that includes a state-of-the-art gym and yoga studio.

Walking Distance to Harrods: 3 minutes

LuxuryUK Recommends: For rates and to make reservations, visit Bulgari Hotel London


Millennium Hotel London Knightsbridge
Standard Room Millennium Hotel London Knightsbridge is one of the best luxury hotels near Harrods
The Millennium Hotel offers luxury rooms with superb views over Knightsbridge (The Millennium Hotel London Knightsbridge)

The Millennium Hotel London Knightsbridge is a luxurious 5-star hotel that offers guests an incredible experience in London near the Harrods department store. The property was recently renovated and features a variety of luxurious amenities and services. From its exquisite rooms to its top-notch restaurants, the Millennium has something for everyone.

Located in the heart of Knightsbridge just four minutes away from Harrods, the property has 222 rooms and suites, as well as a great restaurant and, as well as an afternoon tea service.

Walking Distance to Harrods: 4 minutes

LuxuryUK Recommends: Find out more at Millennium Hotel London Knightsbridge


Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park
Yes, even Presidents shop at Harrods and stay in the Mandarin Oriental’s presidential suite (Photo courtesy Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park)

Located directly opposite London’s most famous Royal Park, the exceedingly opulent Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park hotel has a long and storied history and a deep connection with Britain’s Royal Family.

A great opportunity to experience a little of the life of a royal is to book the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park’s Royal Suite. The most opulent of the hotel’s 198 luxury accommodations, this prestigious suite was launched to great fanfare in 2010 and remains true to the hotel’s elegant Victorian architectural heritage.

Highlights of this palatial suite include a sumptuously decorated master bedroom and en suite bathroom, two additional bedrooms, a living room, a dining room and a full kitchen; a chef and butler can be thrown in for good measure, too. The real centerpiece, however, is the huge balcony capable of holding up to 40 guests, the perfect place to hold a dinner or cocktail party during the warmer months.

Walking Distance to Harrods: 5 minutes

LuxuryUK Recommends: Need something a little less opulent from this luxurious Knightsbridge hotel near Harrods? Then be sure to check out our official hotel partner at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park for other room and suite options.


Jumeirah Carlton Tower
Jumeirah Carlton Tower superior room bathroom
Jumeirah Carlton Tower offers a luxurious retreat to freshen up after all that shopping (Photo courtesy Jumeirah Carlton Tower)

Widely considered one of London’s most exclusive hotels, the luxury 5-star Jumeirah Carlton Tower on Sloane Street in Belgravia has, in the 50-plus years since it opened, become something of a testament to British style and sophistication.

Amongst its 216 guest rooms are some of London’s most elegant accommodations, 58 of them deluxe suites. Guests with bottomless wallets or purses will want to shoot for the uber-luxurious Royal Suite. Boasting some of the best views to be had of the London skyline, this large, elegant suite totals some 155 square meters of living space.

It also comes with every conceivable comfort, from a fully stocked bar and 24-hour butler service to a large modern kitchen plus a dining room table capable of seating up to 10 guests. The bathroom, too, is quite special, and even includes a Swarovski crystal ceiling and under-floor heating.


Jumeriah Carlton Tower room with a view
Be sure to request a room with a view (Photo courtesy Jumeirah Carlton Tower)


Jumeirah Carlton Tower is also home to The Peak Health Club and Spa, one of London’s most exclusive health clubs. Here guests can partake in a soothing spa treatment or a stimulating workout, or take a plunge in the 20-metre indoor pool.

Other notable features include a choice of excellent award-winning restaurants, sophisticated bars, and plenty of comfortable space to simply lounge around in.

Another big plus is its location. London landmarks such as Hyde Park and Buckingham Palace are an easy walk, as is some of London’s top luxury shopping, from the many boutiques lining Sloane Street to Harrods and Harvey Nichols.

Walking Distance to Harrods: 5 minutes

LuxuryUK Recommends: To find out more about what we consider to be one of the best luxury hotels near Harrods, visit  Jumeirah Carlton Tower




Bryan Dearsley is Editor-in-chief of the Riley network of luxury lifestyle websites and visits London frequently.


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