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Sofitel London St James

5-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
6 Waterloo PlaceLondonEnglandSW1Y 4ANUnited Kingdom

Luxury hotel with spa, near Her Majesty's Theatre
  • Free WiFi
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Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Delicious food
Great room
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Sofitel London St James

from £409
  • Junior Suite, Business Lounge Access
  • Luxury Room
  • Superior Room
  • Luxury Twin Room
  • Classic Room
  • Suite (Prestige Suite)
  • Luxury Room (Luxury Premium Room)
  • Suite (Opera Suite)
  • Suite (St James Suite)

What’s around Sofitel London St James


  • In London City Centre
  • Buckingham Palace (13-minute walk)
  • Big Ben (14-minute walk)
  • London Dungeon (19-minute walk)
  • University of London (29-minute walk)
  • University College London (30-minute walk)
  • St. Paul's Cathedral (32-minute walk)
  • London Stock Exchange (33-minute walk)

Getting around

  • London (LCY-London City) 35-min drive
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) 38-min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) 84-min drive
  • London Charing Cross Station 8-min walk
  • London Victoria Rail Station 23-min walk
  • London Waterloo Station 23-min walk
  • Piccadilly Circus Underground Station 4-min walk
  • Charing Cross Underground Station 7-min walk
  • Leicester Square Underground Station 9-min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

About Sofitel London St James

5-star hotel near Buckingham Palace

Near Buckingham Palace
The stately Sofitel London St James is a stone's throw from some of London's most popular attractions, including Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and Trafalgar Square. High-end shopping on Oxford Street is a short 5-minute walk from the hotel.

Tube convenience
Piccadilly Circus and Charing Cross Tube Stations are both a 5-minute walk, offering you access to the West End's theaters and clubs. Cross the Thames and visit the Tate Modern for a glimpse of original Warhol, Lichtenstein, and Monet works up close.

Pamper yourself
You can enjoy afternoon tea or a glass of champagne at The Rose Lounge, a French fusion meal at The Balcon, and a quiet drink at St James Bar – whose plush decor is inspired by a 1920s Parisian boudoir. Take time to relax at the onsite spa and fitness center. Amenities also include 12 meeting rooms.

Luxurious perks
Spacious guestrooms feature high ceilings, premium bedding with luxurious linens, and a pillow menu. You'll have access to free WiFi in your room, along with cable television and a minibar.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 183 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • Up to 22 lb


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Other information

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

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Use of nearby fitness centre (discount)
  • Steam room
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Turndown service
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Cable TV channels
  • IPod docking station
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 on-site spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs and body treatments. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and hydrotherapy.


The Balcon – This restaurant specialises in French cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

St James Bar – On-site cocktail bar.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of the World.

Sofitel London St James’s small print

Also known as

  • Sofitel London St James Hotel
  • St James Sofitel London
  • Accor St James London
  • Sofitel London St James England
  • Sofitel St James London Hotel London
  • Sofitel London St James Hotel
  • London Sofitel St James
  • Sofitel St James Hotel
  • Sofitel London St James
  • Sofitel St James
  • Sofitel London St James England
  • Sofitel St James London Hotel London
  • Accor St James London
  • London Sofitel St James
  • Sofitel St James Hotel 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.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Valet parking costs GBP 50 per day

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 60.0 per night

English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 26 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 50 per pet, per night

Wired Internet access is available in public areas for GBP 15 per day (rates may vary)

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

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 299 reviews

Sofitel London St James
London weekend
Marc, gb1 night trip
Sofitel London St James
High class St. James.
A super high class hotel with amazingly attentive staff. Small rooms, but all of a very high standard. Still amazes me that there are no tea making facilities though. Ah well :) Love it here.
SIMON, gb1 night trip
Sofitel London St James
Great all rounder
A lovely hotel in the heart of the city. Very helpful, polite and friendly staff. Clean rooms, comfortable beds and good shower. We ate in the Balcan restaurant downstairs which was fabulous too.
Deborah, gb1 night trip
Sofitel London St James
Top notch 5 star in heart of St James's
Very nice 5 star hotel in heart of St James's. Have stayed before, and always lives up to expectations. Not cheap, but a case of you get what you paid for - i was staying for business, but have used it for personal treats in the past.Perfectly placed for theatre land.
JJ, gb1 night trip
Sofitel London St James
Very Good8.0
Ended up having four different rooms! The room on the sixth floor was like a prison cell, the next on the first floor had a building site outside the window, and the third had massive sound transfer from a hotel function. So one night lost everything else was good, except the price of breakfast at £25 each plus service and drinks which were overpriced. Great location though.
paul, gb2 night romance trip

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