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The Stafford London

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16-18 St. James's Place, London SW1A 1NJ England See on map
Free Wifi
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5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed here for a total of one night and two days. Booked via Expedia with an additional request for a smoking room and a late checkout. Check-in was smooth. Very obliging and friendly staff who tried to cater to my additional requests. They had found...More

Thank Minna M
Response from StuartProcter, General Manager at The Stafford LondonResponded today

Dear Minna M I am delighted you enjoyed the hotel overall and thank you for your patience and understanding with regards to the issues you have highlighted. Please rest assured we will look at and address these issues. I do hope you will choose to...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018

This was our first trip back to London in nearly 40 years, so we decided to look for a hotel with impeccable service located near all of the tourist attractions that we wanted to hit. The Stafford fit the bill perfectly and far exceeded any...More

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Response from StuartProcter, General Manager at The Stafford LondonResponded July 16, 2018

Dear DuncanTCH Thank you so much for this wonderful review. It's such a pleasure to know that the team took excellent care of you, from the meticulous pre-arrival details, to your warm welcome and during your stay. I am delighted you enjoyed the super comfy...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I stayed here with my partner for a night and it was absolutely stunning. The service and staff were impeccable and extremely attentive. The room was beautiful and immaculate and the bed was very comfortable. The breakfast was also perfect. I can’t recommend this hotel...More

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Response from StuartProcter, General Manager at The Stafford LondonResponded 2 days ago

Dear eddsandiland Thanks for the great review. It's a pleasure to read your comments, especially regarding the excellent service from the team. I am delighted you enjoyed your room and super comfy bed, plus a delicious breakfast. We hope to welcome you back very soon....More

Reviewed 5 days ago

This place rocks! As in I saw Ronnie Wood quietly having a meeting here one afternoon. Hidden amongst alleys it is perfectly located between Buckingham palace and Piccadilly. Rooms are small but old school, clean and functional. But the various bars and restaurants are outstanding...More

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Response from StuartProcter, General Manager at The Stafford LondonResponded 2 days ago

Dear plasticactionfigure Thanks so much for posting your review. The Stafford is very discreetly tucked away but you never know who you will bump into! I am delighted you rate the American Bar and the Game Bird so highly and enjoy the super friendly service...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Brilliant service with an attentive team, I’m really picky if you are paying for quality, but the staff excelled, it was worth it! I will be back again with more friends. It was a great way to spend a sunny afternoon eating and soaking up...More

Thank 62andyw
Response from StuartProcter, General Manager at The Stafford LondonResponded 2 days ago

Dear 62andyw Thanks so much for the kind review of the American Bar. I am delighted you enjoyed our lovely sunny courtyard and we look forward to welcoming you and your friends back soon. Kind regards Stuart

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Tucked away in the heart of historic St James’s, and just minutes from London’s iconic landmarks and vibrant West End, The Stafford London is one of the finest luxury hotels in the Capital. Luxuriate in the stunning individually designed rooms and suites, dine in cool sophistication in The Game Bird and relax with a cocktail in the renowned American Bar. Our stylish rooms and suites are guaranteed to help you relax. The Main House, is a blend of Victorian grandeur and modern comfort, while the Carriage House offers a unique, countryside ambiance in the heart of London. The Mews Suites and Penthouse offer classic, contemporary elegance and the comfort and discretion of your own private residence at one of London’s most prestigious addresses. The Game Bird restaurant is a contemporary tale about relaxed dining at any time of the day. A place to eat, drink and socialise, the focus is on modern British comfort cooking executed with style and panache, all wrapped in a seductive ambience that oozes cool sophistication. For a more relaxed atmosphere, visit The American Bar, where every available wall and surface is crammed with an intriguing collection of artefacts, knick-knacks and signed celebrity photographs donated by patrons and guests over the years. Open daily from 8am, enjoy a casual breakfast or lunch or simply soak up the history and relax with one of our speciality cocktails. There is even a private cobbled courtyard so you can enjoy outdoor dining at any time of day. Experience unrivalled luxury in one of London’s most historic and quintessentially English five-star hotels.

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The Game Bird
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Cuisines: European, British
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Certificate of Excellence
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Hidden Gems - Rules-Based, Classic, Historic Hotel, Quiet
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
US$382 - US$1,060 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandLondonSt. James's
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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
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August 8, 2018|
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Response from 761samb2015 | Reviewed this property |
There was constructions nearby but we didn't hear it at all. In fact it was one of the quietest hotels I've stayed in.
April 13, 2018|
Response from aholyman | Reviewed this property |
It’s a quality hotel. You should contact hem Direct for your personal requirements.
March 13, 2018|
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Response from Curtis V | Reviewed this property |
I would agree that the area is safe. It is in the middle of the city with lots of people around on the streets during the day. In the evening it is still a busy area -- restaurants and shops nearby with people and traffic... More
Room Tips
"They're all good rooms, however, some are smaller than others. A deluxe King is generally a good choice."
5 weeks ago
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"The hotel has three unique buildings,Main House, Mews Suites, and Carriage House. I stayed in Main House..."
Sep. 17, 2018
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"We were on one of the higher floors in the main building. It was very quiet."
Sep. 16, 2018
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"King Deluxe has a wonderful walk-in shower."
Sep. 4, 2018
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