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The Stafford London

#49 of 1,052 Hotels in London
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16-18 St. James's Place, London SW1A 1NJ, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Stafford provides high quality service, an excellent location and generally excellent rooms. This is not my first stay at the hotel and I come back because of the quality, comfort and consistency of service. Would certainly recommend.

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glen allen va, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a very pleasant stay at the Stafford. The room, the service the food and location were all top notch. Value is what you get for what you pay and this is not an inexpensive hotel. Highly recommend it to anyone traveling to London especially couples.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Location, furnishings, staff, room are all first class. didn't eat there, so can't comment on that. concierge was very helpful, can arrange pickup from the airport, but taxi would be cheaper . Work out area is small. Has rooms in main building and some outside rooms in what used to be carriage houses

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

Dear Lisamurrah1. Thank you choosing to stay at The Stafford and for taking the time to share your experience. We look forward to welcoming you in the future. Kind regards, Spencer Yeo, General Manager More 

Scarsdale, New York
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47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Stafford is nestled in some buildings and makes you feel like you're away from the hustle & bustle of the city. It's also conveniently located within walking distance to Buckingham Palace (changing-of-the-guards takes place everyday @ 11:30 am so be there way before to get to view it!), shopping areas, restaurants, Westminster Abbey, etc... The staff are very courteous,... More 

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

Dear MMSilverman, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay and have shared your comments with the whole team here. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back to The Stafford. Kind regards, Spencer Yeo, General Manager More 

Boston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Review of Nov/Dec 2014 10 night stay. The Stafford London is the PERFECT respite from the hustle and bustle of London. My husband treated me to a surprise (year ending in zero) birthday stay and it was magical. We experienced sterling service from the moment we booked; the staff is ridiculously talented and the attention to every little detail is... More 

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

Dear BostonAnglophile, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent surprise birthday stay. Your feedback has been shared with the hotel and the staff who made it extra memorable. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Stafford in the future. Kind regards, Spencer Yeo, General Manager More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have come here in a group for Saturday brunch. The decor and ambience is very grand, but that's where it ends. London hotels are assured the customers will keep coming and there's no real need to keep the current ones satisfied. If the kitchen overcooks Eggs Benedict, serves it on a stogy muffin and brings a dishwater-looking-coffee.. I feel... More 

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

Dear JitkaW, Thank you for your comments following your recent visit to The Stafford. I was sorry to hear that you had a less than happy experience in our restaurant and I would like to discuss this further with you. I would be most grateful if you would contact me directly on customercare@thestaffordlondon.com Best regards Spencer Yeo General Manager More 

Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful sleep quality in a blessedly quiet room in central London. We were able to sleep with the window open and were never aware of street noise; no corridor noise; not a hint of elevator noise. Bliss. Wonderful bed with high quality linen. Elegant room and charming bathroom. Beware though, the queen-sized room is tight for two when travelling with... More 

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

Dear MaryEllenA532, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay. I have shared your comments with the rest of the team. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Stafford in the future. Kind regards, Spencer Yeo, General Manager More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So, we usually stay at the Savoy, but AMEX Fine hotels really was high on this hotel, and I thought I would give it a try. I am in the business, and I understand that sometimes an issue just can't be fixed. But this one could have been. One of our rooms was ready. It was nice and clean, with... More 

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

Dear Lrluth, Thank you for your comments following your recent visit to The Stafford. I appreciate that you decided to try somewhere new and I was sorry to hear that you had a less than happy experience at the front office. I have shared your compliments with James and Darcy. If you would like to discuss this further, I would... More 

Boston, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, didn't match past experiences at this hotel. Changes made by new ownership are not for the better. Rooms small, but nice. Great location. Feel like hotel squeeze money out of guest rather than feeling appreciated. Don't feel guest is made to feel special.

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

Dear Suzanne Carol S, Thank you for your comments following your recent visit to The Stafford. I was sorry to hear that you had a less than happy experience and that it didn't match your previous stay with us. I would like to discuss this further with you. I would be most grateful if you would contact me on customercare@thestaffordlondon.com... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Indulge yourself in the famed Stafford hospitality. This unique hotel in a stately, red brick Victorian property (once an aristocrat’s private residence) is elegant, charming, sophisticated-opulence and utterly luxurious.. all with exquisite service at a premium location, a real hidden gem in the historical district of St. James. The Stafford provided us with an absolutely wonderful experience from beginning to... More 

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

Dear dpaul, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your recent stay at The Stafford. We are all delighted to hear that our "hidden gem" has provided you with a bounty of beautiful memories. Your kind words have been shared with all of the team here, we are very proud of our accolades but it is... More 

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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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