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The Stafford London by Kempinski

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   16-18 St. James's Place, London SW1A 1NJ, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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Valdosta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We absolutely adored The Stafford. It is tucked away on a quiet street and just steps from the hustle and bustle of busy streets. We found the staff to be very warm and accommodating. Our room and bathroom were a bit small but were beautifully appointed. The bed was so comfortable that we found it hard to get up in... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was treated to a stay here by my husband. We were in awe of the beauty and level of service at this hotel. A real gem in the centre of London and a stones throw from harrods.. Would recommend to anyone

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Arlington, Virginia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
36 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking to be close to Buckingham Palace, some luxury shopping and Piccadilly Circle the location is perfect. The Stafford is in a quiet side street, almost hidden so the rooms are quiet (and it also take some time to get a taxi since they don't park around the corner or pass by). The hotel is in several old... More

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Hong Kong, China
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23 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's in a great location if you have business in the StJames area. Rooms are small but this is the norm for London. Service is lacking. Check out took forever. Service at breakfast just plain bad. Bathroom was very small and water took a long time to heat up.

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StaffordHotel, General Manager at The Stafford London by Kempinski, responded to this review

Dear rtw99, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on TripAdvisor after your recent stay with us. We very much appreciate you being our guest and I am truly concerned to hear about the inconveniences experienced during your stay. Please accept our sincere apologies. Your feedback is of great value to us and I do hope you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met an old friend for a light lunch at the Stafford , and what a wonderful experience it was , sat outside in the courtyard which is very pretty , and for central london very tranquil the three of us chose from the light bite menu I had the crab cakes which were very tasty and I think some of... More

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Gaborone, Botswana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a terrific stay in this Classic London hotel. The room was great ( we were in the mews rooms) and breakfast delicious. What really makes this place though is the people who look after you. Of particular note are Peter, a long standing member of the concierge team who is the personification of warmth and care and his... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for somewhere for a quiet relaxing drink , away from the crowds this could be for you. We took some friends for a pre lunch drink on a Sunday . It's fascinating inside the bar with lots of memorabilia covering the walls and ceiling . Outside the converted stables are tables and chairs overlooking a small... More

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first trip to London, first stay at the Stafford. It is a small boutique hotel, on a rather out of the way street in London, but walk 2 blocks and you are in the middle of the London scene. The rooms are a bit small, but the service is exemplary. Everyone on staff was gracious and helpful. Our bedding... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a quiet pre cruise couple of days in London and The Stafford has it all. Quiet location but central to everything.good food good sized bar. Very friendly staff with a great balance between approachable and efficient. We loved it.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Stafford for a holiday for seven days and nights in July. Ambience was traditional and elegant, and the service was impeccable, provided courteously and promptly without fail. It's always a pleasure being welcomed back by name at the end of the day. Our package included breakfast, which was superbly prepared; for example, a... More

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Address: 16-18 St. James's Place, London SW1A 1NJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Stafford London by Kempinski 5*
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The Stafford London by Kempinski is a leading five star hotel in London and defines all that is quintessentially British. Located in the heart of London in the historical neighbourhood of St James's, it is set in a discreet and prestigious location beside the Royal Green Park. Opened in 1912 and rich in history since the 1700s it offers luxurious rooms and dining with an award winning personalised guest service. ... more   less 
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