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Sofitel London St James

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6 Waterloo Place, London SW1Y 4AN, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I began our 2 1/2 week honeymoon here and both were very happy with the hotel. It's in a fabulous location, the service was splendid, the breakfast was delicious and the concierge was very helpful. They "upgraded" us for our honeymoon and said our room had a beautiful view but when we got in, it was a... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed as a couple for 6 nights in a superior room. The room was a good size for a longer stay. The classic room would have been too small for 2 large luggage and there would not be enough closet space (we upgraded so we saw both types of rooms). The bathroom was reasonable in size with a single... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel, great service and location, business more than family stay - expensive!!! Very close to the center, Oxford Street, Piccadily Circus, museums, theatres - walking distance to all of those.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Once again I have had a great experience, lovely staff, service and location! Would stay here any day of the week, and the breakfasts are great with a good choice. We stayed for one night with car parking, quite expensive but very central for shopping and restaurants, we even walked back from visiting bond street so very accessible from regent... More

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80 reviews 80 reviews
44 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one excellent hotel. We have stayed several times and look out for any offers under £250 per night. At that price you won't find better. Join the Accor Club for an upgrade and really special treatment. The Afternoon Tea in the Rose Lounge is a delight - your wife/girl will just love it - then get ready to... More

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

Dear sir, Thank you for this positive feedback. I am glad to hear that yourself and your family have truly enjoyed their stay with us. I also thank you for your loyalty as your are now a Le ClLub member. As a matter of fact we do our utmost to upgrade our guests however this is strictly subject to our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a pretty small property, which is great because it allows the entire staff to know each guest personally. Besides the rooms being a little small (which is probably because it is in central London), everything was perfect.

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

Dear guest, I thank you so much for this great feedback! I was thrilled to read that you have had a "perfect" experience at Sofitel London St James and I thank you for pointing it out. Looking forward to welcoming you back. Au revoir, Nicolas More

Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is probably the best hotel I have ever stayed in. It is not exactly cheap but not prohibitively expensive either, and I doubt if you can get a more luxurious experience for the price paid in any other central London hotel. Location really couldn’t be better with the hotel being situated a two-three minute walk from Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar... More

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

Dear guest, Thank you so much for this comprehensive, positive feedback. I am truly glad to hear that you had had a wonderful experience at Sofitel London St James Indeed we genuinely love to pamper all of ours guests. I also thank you for pointing out the delicious breakfast served in our restaurant The Balcon as we use the freshest... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

By the time we got to London after 11 days sorting out arrangements for my elderly parents in Hartlepool we were, to put it bluntly, knackered. So we weren't that happy that Regent Street, outside the hotel, was being torn up by big diggers. But we needn't have worried - the hotel was a quiet, luxurious haven with friendly staff,... More

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

Dear guest, I thank you for your very positive feedback! I am glad to hear that we have met your exepctations in terms of service. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Au revoir, Nicolas More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing to fault. Rooms spacious and exceptionally clean, furnished to a high standard. Service definitely of 5 star quality. Bar excellent for a relaxing drink. Location perfect. Only complaint, if I had to have one, might be housekeeping are too attentive! They really look after you.

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Dear guest, I thank you for this wonderful feedback! I am really glad to hear that we have exceeded your expectations in terms of high standards of service. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Au revoir, Nicolas More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this Sofitel for 3 nights and enjoyed it tremendously -- it is perfectly located for walking to many tourist spots (The Eye, Buckingham Palace, etc) and is close to a tube station for going farther afield. There is a Pret a Manger a few yards away for fast, inexpensive breakfasts (hotel breakfast is expensive).

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Dear guest, I am truly glad to hear that you have thoroughly enjoyed your stay at Sofitel London St James. We look forward to welcoming you back. Au revoir, Nicolas More

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Address: 6 Waterloo Place, London SW1Y 4AN, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel London St James 5*
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Accor St James London
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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 "The Balcon" French brasserie, the St James Bar elegant cocktail bar and the sumptuous Rose Lounge. It is also the perfect place to unwind with the gym and relaxation space, So FIT by Sofitel, and So SPA by Sofitel, a new kind of Spa experience. ... more   less 
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