• Kitchen
  • City view
  • Pets allowed
  • Free WiFi
  • Bath
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms

In London's West End, this 5-star luxury hotel is set in a beautifully preserved Neoclassical building. It boasts a luxurious on-site spa, spacious rooms, and Michelin Star restaurant, Wild Honey St James. On the corner of Pall Mall and Waterloo Place, Sofitel London St James is a 15-minute walk from Buckingham Palace. Piccadilly Circus and Charing Cross Station are 5 minutes’ walk away. St James’s Park is just 320 metres from the hotel. All the bedrooms at the property have been redesigned in 2019 by French interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon. Inspired by 1960s London, the new rooms blend bold British design with contemporary French elegance. Each room has complimentary WiFi, a desk, Sofitel MyBed, turndown service, a bath or rain shower, Diptyque toiletries, a flat screen TV and iDock sound system. Rooms also include Nespresso coffee, bottled water and a mini bar. Some rooms enjoy fantastic London views. The Sofitel Spa provides luxurious and innovative spa treatments over 3 floors with original historic features. The hotel also features a newly redesigned St James Bar which is an iconic cocktail destination. Guests can also visit the Wild Honey St James restaurant, a casual all-day dining venue serving modern European dishes with seasonal local ingredients.

This is our guests' favourite part of London, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Sofitel London St James has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 22 Sept 2009.
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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of London, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property has told us they’re making considerable investments and efforts towards sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for London
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  • Espinosa
    The staff help us at every moment, they are great!
  • Samir
    What an amazing place, staff is very gentle and kind, you really feeling like home. Breakfast is served at the table with many tasty options. I’m terme of location you could not find a more central place, close to every point of interests.
  • Heidi
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Sofitel St James has class! The building is an old bank and it is grand and impressive. The location is fabulous! Walking distance from Trafalgar square, Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace. Our room was spacious (deluxe king). The staff were...
  • Jackie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff were very attentive and couldn't have been more accommodating. We asked for a later check out and that was no problem.
  • Dilaver
    To start with, I must say that the hotel has an amazing location, near almost all tourist attractions and spots. The rooms are spacious and the beds are comfortable. The staff is friendly and kind.
  • Robert
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Everything from the moment we arrived to the time we left we felt special everyone was so attentive,polite and helpful we plan to come to London once a year and plan to use Sofitel St James when we do please thank all your staff as it is noticed...
  • Sofia
    The room was clean and tidy. I also liked the small treats that we've got every day , and the welcoming and kind staff
  • Shenshen
    the location is wonderful. 3 mins walk to Trafalgar Square and close to many historical sites. good food all around the place. really convenient
  • Maxim
    I liked the hotel, everything there was really good. The location is perfect. right in the city centre. The breakfast was also good.
  • Ulisse81
    The hotel is beautiful, situated in an ideal position to visit central London’s main attractions. Cleanliness and courtesy are hallmarks of the hotel. Breakfast was marvellous, plenty of options and the breakfast staff was extremely attentive even...
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Property questions and answers
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  • For 3 guests sharing a room, do you have beds i.e a double and single bed in one room Or is one a sofa bed? Thank you

    Depending on a room category, it will be a double and a roll-away bed or a double and a sofa bed;
    Answered on 21 July 2021
  • For cancellation to charge full amount - as I am planning to stay five nights, I would think to charge for one night is a reasonable penalty charges.

    Dear guest, Thank you for your message. In order to locate your reservation could you please provide your name and booking reference? Kind regards, T..
    Answered on 16 December 2019
  • Two questions: One description states there is one king bed. The other description states a queen bed AND a twin bed. Which is the correct description..

    Thank you for your interest in Sofitel London St James. The Luxury room comes with a King size bed and the Twin Luxury room with two single beds. We m..
    Answered on 18 April 2022
  • Is there daily housekeeping please?

    Bonjour, Indeed our housekeeping services our rooms daily with the room also refreshed during our turn down service. You can of course request additio..
    Answered on 3 February 2022
  • Is the spa and wellness centre open now?

    Our Spa is now accepting reservations for treatments from 10:00am to 7:00 pm every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
    Answered on 21 July 2021
  • Do you offer free shuttle service from and to the airport?

    Bonjour, Our hotel does not provide complimentary transport from the airport. It is however very easy to reach us via public transport. Alternatively ..
    Answered on 19 April 2022
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Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance

Facilities of Sofitel London St James
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs £70 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Street parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Laptop safe
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Hammam
    Additional charge
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    Additional charge
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
    Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Sofitel London St James takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00


Until 12:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 12 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.


When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa JCB American Express Cash Sofitel London St James accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the credit card used to book must be presented on arrival.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Sofitel London St James in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Sofitel London St James

  • Room options at Sofitel London St James include:

    • Triple
    • Double
    • Suite

  • Sofitel London St James has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Sofitel London St James is 400 yards from the centre of London. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Sofitel London St James can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Sofitel London St James on this page.

  • Check-in at Sofitel London St James is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Sofitel London St James offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Fitness centre
    • Massage
    • Hammam
    • Bicycle rental
    • Fitness
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Spa facilities
    • Spa/wellness packages

  • The prices at Sofitel London St James may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.