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In London's West End, this 5-star luxury hotel is set in a beautifully preserved Victorian building. It boasts a luxurious on-site spa, spacious rooms, and a newly opened cafe restaurant.

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 350 yards 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 and rainshower, Hermès toiletries, a flat screen TV and iDock sound system. Rooms also include Nespresso coffee, JING tea, 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 new 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.
Hotel chain/brand: Sofitel

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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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Max adults: 3. Max children: 2
Luxury King Room
  • 1 single bed and
  • 1 large double bed
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Luxury Twin Room
  • 3 single beds
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Max adults: 2
Superior Queen Room
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 2
Junior King Suite with Lounge and View
  • 1 extra-large double bed and
  • 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2
Classic Queen Room
  • 1 large double bed
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Prestige King Suite with Lounge and View
  • 1 extra-large double bed and 1 sofa bed
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Premium Luxury Room with King Bed and View
  • 1 single bed and
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 2
Opera King Suite with Lounge and View
  • 1 single bed and 1 extra-large double bed
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St James King Suite with Lounge and View
  • 1 single bed and 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 2
Studio King Suite with View
  • 1 single bed and 1 large double bed
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About Sofitel London St James

Welcoming Booking.com guests since 22 Sept 2009

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  • 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, Tristan Reservations Supervisor Sofitel London St James


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    Asked about: Superior Queen Room • Answered on 16 December 2019
  • 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.


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    Answered on 21 July 2021
  • 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;


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    Answered on 21 July 2021
  • WE would like one room with twin beds and an additional room with one king bed. Interconnecting rooms if possible. June 11-15, 2020

    Bonjour, We thank you for your e-mail. For your requested booking, we are pleased to offer you our interconnect two Luxury rooms or two Premium Luxury rooms who can be set up with a King and Twin beds. Our Luxury room is a spacious room (about 32 square meters) with a king size bed or twin beds, an armchair and footrest, a big desk, and a large bathroom with a shower over the bathtub. There is a possibility to add an extra bed and to have an interconnecting room. Our Premium Luxury is spacious room (about 32 square meters) with a king size bed, an armchair and footrest, a big desk, and a large bathroom with a walk-in shower separate from the bathtub. The Premium Luxury room also guarantee a view on either Pall Mall or Waterloo Place. There is a possibility to add an extra bed and to have an interconnecting room. From Thursday 11th to Monday 15th June 2020 Average room rate per night per room would be as follows; Luxury King Room: GBP 588.05 inclusive of VAT, exclusive of Breakfast Premium Luxury: GBP 611.80 inclusive of VAT, exclusive of Breakfast The cancellation policy is 2 pm one day prior to arrival. Otherwise we have prepaid rate which is non-refundable and non-amendable. Average room rate per night per room would be as follows; Luxury Room: GBP 600.26 inclusive of VAT, exclusive of Breakfast Premium Luxury: GBP 508.25 inclusive of VAT, exclusive of Breakfast The cancellation policy non-refundable and non-amendable with prepaid basis. Please note that the rate offered and room type availability is not guaranteed and can change at the time of booking. Full English breakfast is at £29.25 including Service Charge per person and per day and Continental breakfast is at £21.94 including Service Charge per person and per day. The check-in time is 3.00pm and the check-out time is 12.00noon. Besides and to cover any specials you may fancy, our Clé d'Or Concierge will be happy to assist you with visits, trips and restaurants in and around London or any kind of information. Please do let us know if we can confirm for you, in order to guarantee we would just require credit card details. Looking forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards, Manon


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    Answered on 5 February 2020
  • What is your dog policy ?

    We allow small dogs with a weight limit of 10 kilos at additional fee of 50.00 GBP per night


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    Answered on 21 July 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts
    0.1 miles
  • Her Majesty's Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Haymarket Theatre Royal
    0.1 miles
  • Haymarket
    0.1 miles
  • The Harold Pinter Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Canada House
    0.2 miles
  • Criterion Theatre
    0.2 miles
  • The London Library
    0.2 miles
  • Prince of Wales Theatre
    0.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Milos (Greek Seafood)
    0 miles
  • Cafe/bar Ole And Steen
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Aquavit (Scandinavian)
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant San Carlo Cicchetti (Italian)
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/bar Marks Bar
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/bar Swift
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Trafalgar Square
    0.2 miles
  • Piccadilly Circus
    0.2 miles
  • Charing Cross
    0.3 miles
  • Big Ben
    0.6 miles
  • Buckingham Palace
    0.6 miles
  • London Eye
    0.6 miles
  • Houses of Parliament
    0.6 miles
  • Tower of London
    2.4 miles
  • O2 Arena
    5.8 miles
  • Wembley Stadium
    7.2 miles
Public transport
  • Metro Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
    0.2 miles
Closest airports
  • London City Airport
    7.8 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    14 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    24.2 miles
How to get to Sofitel London St James from London City Airport
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1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant

    Cuisine: French

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Sofitel London St James
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 60 per day.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Secured parking
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
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible
Wellness facilities
  • 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
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House rules
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Check-in

15:00 - 20:00

Check-out

07:00 - 12:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 aged 12 years and above are considered 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
£0 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
£60 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

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

Mastercard Visa JCB American Express 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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Sofitel London St James (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Electric vehicle charging station

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

  • Room options at Sofitel London St James include:

    • Triple
    • Double
    • Suite

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

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

  • Sofitel London St James has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • 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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Sofitel London St James by:

    • Metro 45min

  • 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.

  • Sofitel London St James is 400 yards from the centre of London.

  • 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.