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St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   54 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AF, England (Formerly Crowne Plaza London - St. James) (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Ranked #152 of 1,071 hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location of the hotel is truly wonderful, we were able to walk everywhere. The entrance and foyer is very impressive and the staff gave us a very warm welcome. The only downside was our room was very dated and tired looking, but have to say it was extremely clean. The Breakfast was wonderful with everything you could wish for.... More

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Berkeley, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Some friends and I stayed for four nights in early April. All of us were very comfortable with our rooms and the hotel amenities. The room I had was clean, elegant, and well-maintained. The concierge and front desk staff were courteous and helpful. I also enjoyed the buffet breakfast and dinner at Bistro 51. The hotel was well-located for our... More

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Malaga, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a great hotel. We were a group of seven people (teenagers included) and we all enjoyed our staying there. Big and clean rooms and really friendly staff. Breakfast was excellent. Great location too, we walked everywhere. We will definitely repeat when visiting London again.

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Rossendale
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Attended last weekend as my brother was completing marathon, had been concerned about a previous trip advisor review citing noise so contacted the hotel prior to visit. Location was amazing and the atmosphere really positive. They really looked after the runners, providing food / beverages and offers for massage in the well being centre. The experience from start to finish... More

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MGR_SJCTAJ, Manager at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AlexDrake, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us over the Marathon Weekend. I hope that he did well and if he was running for charity, he raised lots of money for a worthy cause. We are delighted that you all had a great stay with us and found the hotel from the service, to... More

Spokane, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First class hotel with outstanding service. Will defiinitly stay there again when visiting London. Walking distance to most everything. Very close to Westminster Abby. Great breakfast. Extremely nice people. Outstanding Indian Resturant two doors down. Ask for room facing courtyard if available and away from construction. We did and it was very quite. Wish we could have spent more time... More

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MGR_SJCTAJ, Manager at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Washlaw, Thank you for your great review following your recent stay. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your experience at the hotel and found both the room and service very much to your liking. The hotel is ideally located for exploring London and this can be easily done walking with the hotel being the central hub... More

Thunder Bay
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70 reviews 70 reviews
38 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took the Bus #24 from the Euston Tube Station - easiest and most cost effective way to get there - attended London for the Marathon - and attended through Marathon tours --was a fair bit pricey - that may be the hotel or the tour company - I suspect was a little of both - check in was smooth and... More

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MGR_SJCTAJ, Manager at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, responded to this review

Dear James G, Thank you for the review as you stayed with us as you completed the London Marathon. I hope the day went well for you and you got the time you were looking for? I really appreciate the time taken to feedback regarding your stay with us. We were disappointed that you were not entirely satisfied with your... More

Winchester, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a great location for our visit to London. Close to many historical sites. Also short walk to Buckingham palace. Beautiful courtyard. Staff very helpful and friendly. Food was good. Our room was spacious and comfortable beds. Sitting area with a great view. Would definitely book this hotel again. Was a very good value.

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MGR_SJCTAJ, Manager at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Margo R, Thank you for the review for your stay with us. The team and I are delighted to read that you had a great stay and found the service in particular as well as the food very much to your liking. We hope to be your hotel of choice on any return stay in London. Thank you again... More

Chicago
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel near many companies. Rooms are small and A/C does not work well, but that could have been due to the weather changing. Staff offered internet package with Exec Floor, but at Checkout it was on the bill. The manager addressed it, but be aware. Overall nice hotel.

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MGR_SJCTAJ, Manager at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ChiTownTraveler2013, Thank you for your review. We were disappointed to read that you were not entirely satisfied with your stay and found some issues in the room where you stayed. I hope to establish the room number and make the necessary correction to the room. I am also able to establish where the issue occurred with the Internet. Thank... More

Lisbon, Portugal
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87 reviews 87 reviews
52 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had stayed here before this was a Taj Hotel and was afraid the quality had changed. It did change... for better! The hotel is beautiful, with a very British entrance and the room was very good on the top floor with a king bed, marvellous pillows (you even have the pillow menu if you need a special one), robe,... More

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MGR_SJCTAJ, Manager at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, responded to this review

Dear IsabelTM, Thank you for the fantastic review for your stay with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and in particular the service provided by the team. I will be sure to recognise Cristina for ensuring a great arrival experience. We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you back again soon and enjoy... More

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well located and really comfortable. Rooms were small but very well appointed and more than adequate for a short stay. A special deal made the hotel good value for money. It was easy to relax in the bar late into the evening post theatre. Staff very accommodating. Only criticism is that breakfast was overpriced and not worth the £24 charge.

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MGR_SJCTAJ, Manager at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bill D, Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed many parts of your stay and in particular enjoyed the service provided by the team. We sincerely hope that we can welcome you back again soon. Yours sincerely, Edward Riches Hotel Manager St James' Court, A Taj Hotel More

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Additional Information about St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel

Also Known As:
Crowne Plaza London - St. James Hotel London
Crowne Plaza London - St. James Hotel
Crowne Plaza London
London Crowne Plaza
St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel London, England
Address: 54 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AF, England (Formerly Crowne Plaza London - St. James)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park 
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#108 Luxury Hotel in London
#142 Business Hotel in London
#177 Family Hotel in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In a country that values understatement, St. James' Court is an English classic typifying the concealed charm of one of Britain's finest hotels. The custom of St. James’ Court, A Taj Hotel is the distinctive choice for more than service with a smile. With a distinguished pedigree shaped over more than a century, this discreet Victorian masterpiece with its famous Shakespearean Courtyard is perfectly placed between Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament in a historic enclave marking the centre of power. Crisp and elegant, with an easy charm that’s reserved, yet attentive, we strive to make each visit more pleasurable and memorable. Exceeding the expectations of today’s discerning traveller, St. James' Court is a slice of the past served up on a contemporary platter. ... more   less 
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