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Sofitel London St James

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Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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This is the first time we have stayed in this hotel . My partner booked this hotel as a change . From the moment we walked in through the door the service was impeccable , we were treated like we were the most important guests in the world ! The original room we were given we didn't really like so...

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moscow
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

My husband and I decided to celebrate the New Year in London chose the Sofitel hotel. City center. You can walk to the attractions. Around the Park Hotel. This was our first visit to London. We dreamed about the beautiful impressions. The hotel mood darkened a bit, gave us not a good number. Hotel room was clean, good, great, but...

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N_Pesty, General Manager at Sofitel London St James, responded to this review

Dear guest, I thank you for your positive feedback. I am glad to read that we have met your expectations for your first time in London. I will certainly pass on your message to Marine who will be delighted with your compliments regarding the exclusive service she has provided you with. She is indeed a true asset for the hotel...

Tarrytown, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every time I stay at this centrally located hotel, I am impressed by the high standard of customer service and the amenities at the Sofitel St. James. The whole team there is dedicated to making sure everything goes well and smoothly. From the super comfortable rooms, to the great food and excellent meeting facilities, this property has everything.

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Oundle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel ticks every box for us from its location to its superb staff. The hotel is well placed for pretty much everything you need in central London. The room was clean, bright and cheery and the service throughout the hotel was impeccable. The bar was friendly and sociable and my husband had one of the best Club sandwiches ever....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my second stay in 4 months and I will definitely stay here on my next trip. The hotel is lovely, the service is superb and the location allows for easy access to all of London. I arrived exhausted from an overnight flight and Narine L went out of her way to welcome me and have my room ready...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a weekend at this wonderful central London hotel. There is a very stylish and luxury atmosphere,the staff offer a top notch service and complete set of facilities. I have stayed at a number of Sofitel hotels across the world and have found them to be excellent and will always be my first choice.

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N_Pesty, General Manager at Sofitel London St James, responded to this review

Dear sir, I thank you for letting us know about your very pleasant stay at Sofitel London St James and thank you also for pointing out the excellence of the brand Sofitel. We look forward to welcoming you back. A bientot. Nicolas Pesty

Florianopolis, Brazil
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is my second time to this hotel, the first time was before children and for romance with my amazing wife, this time was for work and luckily my wife and child travelled with me.. staff as per first visit were amazing, friendly and very helpful! Breakfast was first class and even dinner at the restaurant was excellent Best hotel...

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N_Pesty, General Manager at Sofitel London St James, responded to this review

Dear sir, What a delight to hear that we have been consistent in providing high standards of services over the years. Thank you for that. We look forward to welcoming the whole family back. A bientot. Nicolas Pesty

Orlando
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow, what a fantastic hotel stay! Immediately upon greeting by the doorman we felt welcomed. Our luggage was grabbed the moment we hit the curb and we were escorted to the front desk, where we were warmly greeted by the staff and given a glass of delicious lychee something-or-other. It was fantastic. The front desk staff checked us in quickly...

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N_Pesty, General Manager at Sofitel London St James, responded to this review

Dear guests, What a fabulous feedback! Thank you for that! I am really glad to read that everything was to your liking. We look forward to welcoming you back in our central yet quiet hotel. A bientot. Nicolas Pesty

Petersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a Champagne Afternoon tea in The Rose room and it was excellent. The Rose room itself is lovely. The service was attentive but unobtrusive. The food was absolutely excellent and it was plentiful, so much so that they boxed up what you couldn't eat so you can take it home. Would highly recommend this venue

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N_Pesty, General Manager at Sofitel London St James, responded to this review

Dear guest, I thank you for your positive feedback regarding your Afternoon Tea experience in The Rose Lounge. It is indeed a lovely room and the atmosphere with the harpist is very special. I am glad to hear that you have love the food served to you. We look forward to welcoming you back also in other outlets such as...

Caesarea, Israel
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our few days at the Sofitel St. James. First of all the location is fabulous, right off Trafalgar Square and Picadelly. Second of all the hotel itself is simply top class---ultra comfortable with extremely helpful staff always ready to lend a hand, an umbrella, or anything else we might need.The atmosphere was lovely but not stuffy. The...

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N_Pesty, General Manager at Sofitel London St James, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for this positive feedback. I am really glad to read that you have felt very comfortable in our hotel as we aim to have all our guests spend magnifique moments. We look forward to welcoming you back in our central yet quiet location. A bientot. Nicolas Pesty

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Staying in St. James's

Neighbourhood Profile
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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Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Rose Lounge
The Rose Lounge
Cuisines: British, French, International
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sofitel London St James lies discreetly at the very heart of London. Created in a magnificent grade II listed building, the 183-room hotel boasts accommodation to suit every taste. The hotel features a restaurant, "The Balcon," an elegant cocktail bar, the St James Bar and a chic yet cosy Rose Lounge, ideal for afternoon tea. The hotel is the perfect place to unwind with So FIT, a gym and relaxation space, and a luxurious spa, So SPA. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofitel London St James

Address: 6 Waterloo Place, London SW1Y 4AN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > St. James's
Price Range: ₹ 22,707 - ₹ 39,319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel London St James 5*
Number of rooms: 183
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Also Known As:
Sofitel St James London Hotel London
Accor St James London
Sofitel London
London Sofitel St James
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in London
#12 Spa Hotel in London
#16 Business Hotel in London
#21 Romantic Hotel in London
#30 Luxury Hotel in London
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