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The Stafford London

5-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
16-18 St James's PlaceLondonEnglandSW1A 1NJUnited Kingdom, 0203 027 9779

Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Buckingham Palace
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The Stafford London

from £311
  • Single Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Classic Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room
  • Junior Suite Main House 1 king bed
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Mews Junior Suite
  • Carriage House Junior Suite
  • Carriage House Room
  • Master Suite Main House
  • Mews Master Suite
  • Carriage House Junior Suite - Summer Promotion
  • Carriage House Room - Summer Promotion
  • Classic Room, 1 King Bed - Summer Promotion
  • Classic room, 1 Queen Bed - Summer Promotion
  • Deluxe Room - Summer Promotion
  • Master Suite Main House - Summer Promotion
  • Mews Junior Suite - Summer Promotion
  • Mews Master Suite - Summer Promotion

About The Stafford London

Luxury London hotel in St. James's, near Buckingham Palace

The heart of London
This luxurious hotel sits in the heart of London. You'll be in the historical district of St. James's, tucked into a quiet haven off the bustling city streets. Green Park Tube Station is just a 3-minute walk.

Palatial neighbors
Top tourist sights like Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square are within walking distance, and the magnificent private palace of Spencer House is right around the corner.

English elegance
The 5-star The Stafford London – formerly the Victorian home of a lord and his lady – boasts quintessentially English style. Guests rave about refined service, and The Gamebird Restaurant and American Bar are popular with Londoners as well as guests. Modern comforts include laundry facilities.

Old and new
Guestrooms indulge with bespoke toiletries and sumptuous decor. You'll find contemporary touches as well, like free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and top-of-the-range Bose sound systems. Other perks include Nespresso machines, welcome amenities, and free soft drinks.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 105 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-1 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built 1912
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay films
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


The Gamebird – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations are required.

The American Bar – This cocktail bar specialises in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Awards and affiliations

  • The Stafford London is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveller Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

The Stafford London’s small print

Also known as

  • Stafford London Hotel
  • Stafford London Kempinski
  • Stafford London Hotel
  • Stafford Hotel
  • The Stafford London England
  • Stafford Hotel
  • Stafford London
  • The Stafford London England
  • Stafford Kempinski
  • Stafford Kempinski Hotel
  • Stafford Kempinski Hotel London
  • Stafford Kempinski London
  • Stafford London


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 90 per night

Breakfast costs between GBP 25 and GBP 31 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Stafford London


  • In City of Westminster
  • Buckingham Palace (7-minute walk)
  • Big Ben (18-minute walk)
  • London Dungeon (27-minute walk)
  • University College London (36-minute walk)
  • St. Paul's Cathedral (41-minute walk)
  • St. James Park (8-minute walk)
  • Her Majesty's Theatre (10-minute walk)

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) 29-min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) 29-min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) 63-min drive
  • London Victoria Rail Station 17-min walk
  • London Blackfriars Station 9-min drive
  • London Waterloo East Station 10-min drive
  • Victoria Underground Station 19-min walk
  • On-site parking not available

The Stafford London

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