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St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We've stayed here many times over the years. Always reliable, clean, great location, good facilities. Close to Victoria street for all necessary facilities. Reasonably close walking distance to all the highlights of London. Very helpful concierge, in fact all staff have a sense of "nothing's too much trouble".

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

Dear nicoletta182, Thank you for the review following your recent stay with us. The team and I are delighted to read that you enjoyed this experience and we are pleased that the staff ensured that you had a great stay. We hope that we will be your preferred hotel on any future stay in London. Yours sincerely, Edward Riches Hotel...

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Stayed here for its central location and proximity to Buckingham Palace, Westminster and Victoria rail and bus station. A great hotel with fantastic facilities. The staff were excellent and courteous and always available to help with any question about the hotel or how to get to a certain place by walking. I did get a good deal through booking.com so...

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

Dear Paul K, Thank you for the review for your stay with us. We are delighted to read that you were able to secure a good deal and that you were more than happy with the hotel and service provided by the team. We want all guest to have a great time, not only when staying in the hotel but...

Oldham, England, UK.
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Really enjoyed my stay at the St James' Court. Great location, just 5 minutes walk from Buckingham Palace. Fantastic central London location. Modern and clean rooms. Great hotel facilities. All staff gave excellent service. Would recommend and would stay here again. Thank you!

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

Dear dazbrads, Thank you for your terrific review and recommendation for your stay with us. The team and I are delighted to read that you enjoyed this stay and liked the room as well as the service provided by the team. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon and we hope that this is sooner rather than later....

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Great place and had good food. Its proximity to the business District was excellent. I would recommend i to several of my friends who travel to London. The rooms were excellent and the gym facility was just by the building.

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

Dear Bitange N, Thank you for the review for your recent stay with us. The team and I are delighted to read that you had a great stay and enjoyed the room as well as the on-site gym. We hope to welcome you and your friends back to the hotel again soon. Yours sincerely, Edward Riches Hotel Manager St James'...

Missouri
Reviewed 25 June 2015

From the uniformed door men to the gleaming, elegant lobby to the perfectly appointed room to the extensive breakfast, friendly service and attention to detail, we were impressed and delighted with our recent three-day stay at St. James' Court Hotel. We did upgrade our room to a beautifully renovated room on the 6th floor (room 632), and it was well...

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

Dear CShelty, Thank you for the review for your stay with us. We are pleased you enjoyed your upgraded room and that the room had all the facilities that you would expect to have a comfortable stay. We have updated your record to ensure this room on a future stay is allocated for you. We look forward to this return...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Despite a bad smell in our first room, we were happy with our stay since the staff were very helpful and we were able to change room smoothly. The breakfast was slightly on the poor side for a four star hotel. Location was perfect, walkning distance to Big ben, Buckingham Palace and also to Victoria station which gave it excellent...

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

Dear Emelie M, Thank you for the review for your recent stay with us. We are pleased to read that despite the initial problem with your first room, the alternative room was comfortable. We appreciate the feedback on the breakfast and this is currently under review. We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you back and see the improvements...

Durban
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Overall a great location & experience. Executive rooms are large and comfortable. Rooms have single beds if you have booked twin room. Try to request a higher floor room for better light. The hotel has a fabulous bar area & courtyard for outside dining. It is really an easy walk from St James Park or Victoria Station (a little further...

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

Dear Vixmanix, Thank you for the review following your recent stay with us. The team and I are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and despite not having the best view from your room, you enjoyed the experience. We are pleased that owing to the good weather you were able to enjoy the Courtyard facilities. Thank you again...

Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

We stay there for three days, hotel is on great location, just 5 min from victoria station,10min from Big Ben...wifi is good, brakfast also, my doughter received a gift from hotel she was so happy, a tedybear, some crayones,a book... They have a great restaurant in hotel...

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

Dear Iva K, Thank you for your review for your families stay with us recently. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed this experience and found the hotel and service very much to your liking. We are pleased your daughter enjoyed the Kids at Taj goodie bag and we hope that this made her stay equally as enjoyable. Thank...

Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Ive stayed in this hotel with a friend, we had a nice big room in the 8th floor in the back of the building, with small windows overlooking the roof/business buildings. It was a nice large room. good bathroom. The service was good, everyone said good afternoon. The receptionists were fast sometimes to fast, to follow and understand. But I...

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

Dear Carmen J, Thank you for the review following your stay with us. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed this stay and found the hotel and the service to a high standard. There is still work to be done and so thank you for the feedback on your experience. We hope to welcome you back again soon and...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed here recently. Nice place, comfortable room & nice products in the suite we had. Breakfast wasn't great, they clearly hadn't understood our order & sent lack lustre poached eggs & very little else. No toast or coffee. There was no offer to correct this. Sadly for me, the company I was with was even more lack lustre than the...

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

Dear melanie c, Thank you for the review. We are a little disappointed to read that you were not entirely happy with your stay and in particular your breakfast experience. We will be sharing this with the management and team of the restaurant for immediate correction. I am sorry that the company that you had was also not too great...

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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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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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Address: 54 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AF, England (Formerly Crowne Plaza London - St. James)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Westminster
Price Range: $220 - $518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 338
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Also Known As:
Crowne Plaza London - St. James Hotel London
London Crowne Plaza
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#41 Spa Hotel in London
#91 Business Hotel in London
#126 Luxury Hotel in London
#129 Family Hotel in London
#139 Romantic Hotel in London
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“facing into the court is quieter but there are no rooms with views....”
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“Higher floor, facing inner courtyard”
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“Executive suite adds more room when travelling with a companion.”
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“Rooms over-looking the courtyard add a nice touch, ours was very quiet”
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“Do not use your hotel room phone to make phone calls as I was charged for making a LOCAL phone call in London.”
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