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In London's West End, this 5-star luxury hotel is set in a beautifully preserved Victorian building. It features 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 1,050 feet 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' favorite part of London, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Sofitel London St James has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sept 22, 2009
Hotel chain/brand: Sofitel

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Property Highlights

Located in the 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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Junior King Suite with Lounge and View
  • 1 king bed and
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

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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 December 16, 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 July 21, 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 July 21, 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 February 5, 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 July 21, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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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 Tube Station
    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 transit
  • Subway 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

    Food: French

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Sofitel London St James
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (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 available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 60 per day.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Wheelchair accessible
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Turkish/Steam Bath Additional charge
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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House rules
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Check-in

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Check-out

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
£0 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed by request
£60 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

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 the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to 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 of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Sofitel London St James

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

    • Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Spa facilities
    • Locker rooms
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Fitness

  • 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

  • Sofitel London St James is 1,150 feet from the center of London.

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

    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Electric vehicle charging station

  • Room options at Sofitel London St James include:

    • Triple
    • Double
    • Suite

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

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

    • Subway/Metro 45min

  • The prices at Sofitel London St James may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Sofitel London St James has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Check-in at Sofitel London St James is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.