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The Stafford London

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Lake Bluff, United States
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We just returned from a wonderful week long trip to London where we spent Christmas at the Stafford! Stay here if you want a 5 star hotel that is steeped in history (steps from the St. James Palace and Buckingham Palace, cigar shop where Kings and Sir Winston Churchill purchased their cigars, etc.) and also very well maintained and elegant....

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StaffordLondonHotel, General Manager at The Stafford London, responded to this review

Dear Christopher And...S Thank you for your lovely review and invaluable feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed your Christmas at The Stafford and hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you again next Christmas if not before. Kind regards Stuart

Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Probably the finest overall home away from home for Christmas that you could ever find! The entire staff from the GM to Housekeeping was focused on making the stay outstanding. The rooms, restaurants and overall hotel exceeded our very high expectations. My family and I (eight altogether) had an incredible time with no complaints!

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StaffordLondonHotel, General Manager at The Stafford London, responded to this review

Dear mwherlihy Thank you for your lovely review and invaluable feedback following your recent stay. It was a pleasure spending time with you and I am delighted that you and your family enjoyed your Christmas at The Stafford and we look forward to welcoming you home again next Christmas, if not before! Kind regards Stuart

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Enjoyed this hotel immensely. The staff was very accommodating and the location of the hotel was convenient for shopping and fine dining. Our room was small, but it was a package deal with AA which usually means not the best room at the hotel, but it was fine for us for a long weekend.

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Dear georgianna w Thank you for your kind review and invaluable feedback following your recent stay at The Stafford. I am delighted that you had an enjoyable long weekend with us and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you home again soon. Kind regards Stuart

Jersey, UK
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Have stayed several times over the years and enjoyed the rooms, hospitality, staff, atmosphere. It really does feel like home, and you are made incredibly welcome. The rooms/suites in the mews area are particularly impressive. Just recently I went with some friends to the American Bar at The Stafford for pre dinner drinks. It has great atmosphere and memorabilia in...

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StaffordLondonHotel, General Manager at The Stafford London, responded to this review

Dear jerseyman1 Thank you for your lovely review and invaluable feedback following your recent visit to The Stafford. We pride ourselves on our discretion with all of our guests. I hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to your London home very soon. Kind regards Stuart

Stockholm
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Great hotel, great breakfast, beautiful rooms, lovely staff, and great with kids. We travelled with one baby and one four year old child + my in laws and we were all very pleased with this hotel. Good location too.

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StaffordLondonHotel, General Manager at The Stafford London, responded to this review

Dear PiratSally Thank you for your lovely review following your recent stay at The Stafford. We pride ourselves on being a family friendly hotel and I am delighted that you found us to be just that. Kind regards Stuart

San Diego, California
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

This hotel easily ranks among the top five of the, literally, hundreds of hotels I have stayed in during 50+ years of heavy global travel for business and pleasure. The hotel runs like a well oiled machine, responsive to any need yet not intrusively so, so that there is a peaceful mien so rare in today's world. The suites in...

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StaffordLondonHotel, General Manager at The Stafford London, responded to this review

Dear 22club59 Thank you for your review and very kind words contained therein, which were a pleasure to read. It was very nice to meet you on your departure and we all look forward to welcoming you home again in hopefully the not too distant future. Best regards Stuart

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Had a very special meal with the wife on Saturday 12th December 2015. A lovely quiet atmosphere with great service and fantastic food - Highley recommended are the fish dishes. Will definately go again. 10/10

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Dear Stephen C Thank you for your kind review and invaluable feedback following your recent visit to The Stafford. I am delighted you enjoyed a "special" meal in The Lyttelton. Kind regards Stuart

Reviewed 18 December 2015

A hidden jewel with 5 stars hotel standards. Bedding is spectacular: you are cushioned in smooth, feather light duvet with airy pillows. The very best a hotel can offer. I loved the very British interior of impeccable taste with great attention to detail. Service is outstanding and personal. Staff is very dedicated (even though smiling sometimes seems optional). Great location...

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StaffordLondonHotel, General Manager at The Stafford London, responded to this review

Dear estelleyou Thank you for your lovely review following your recent stay at The Stafford. Your feedback is invaluable and your comments wonderful to read. I will share them with the whole team and ensure we are all smiling! Best regards Stuart

New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

This was a real treat to stay and explore and relax! A beautifully appointed hotel with attentive service in a desirable location. Great smaller group event space including an historical working cellar. Steven and Rachel were a delight heading the Sales Team!

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Dear MisterLondon2012 Thank you for your lovely review following your recent visit to The Stafford. Your feedback is invaluable and your comments have been shared, with our superb Sales team too! We look forward to welcoming you home again very soon. Kind regards Stuart

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Very close to Green Park and tube this quite hotel is actually in the heart of everything. Easy walk to Picadilly. Quite and unassuming this small hotel is worthy of 5 stars. Food is expensive so best to get the breakfast plan

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St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII, the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier destination for high end craft and bespoke design. Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing junction of Piccadilly Circus at its northeast corner and none of Central London too far away, this is an surprisingly central and accessible part of town, especially given its prosperous demeanor.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Stafford London is a leading five star hotel in London and defines all that is quintessentially British. Located in the historical neighbourhood of St James's, it is set in a discreet and prestigious location beside the Royal Green Park. Opened as a hotel in 1912 and rich in history since the 1700s, it offers luxurious rooms and dining with an award winning, personalised guest service. The famous American Bar with floor to ceiling memorabilia and 380-year-old wine cellars are a sight to behold. Make sure to ask for a tour of the cellars and the in-house museum; the wine cellars doubled as a bomb shelter during WWII. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Stafford London

Address: 16-18 St. James's Place, London SW1A 1NJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > St. James's
Price Range: ₹ 22,850 - ₹ 56,064 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Stafford London 5*
Number of rooms: 105
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Hotel Style:
#14 Romantic Hotel in London
#23 Luxury Hotel in London
#25 Family Hotel in London
#52 Business Hotel in London
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“The rooms on high floors probably have more sunlight, so I would ask for a high floor.”
 of 5 bubbles DJDBrooklyn, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I prefer the main house but the mews are just being redone so stay tuned for that!”
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“Fifth floor was very quiet for us.”
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“We prefer the rooms that share the names of famous racehorses in the Courtyard”
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“A standard queen room was quite small (cozy!) but still comfortable for 2.”
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