St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, London

8.8
Excellent

Based on 13,401 reviews
 
54 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AF, United Kingdom
  +44 207 834 6655
St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, London - London, England, United Kingdom
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 0.5 mi
Location rating 9.7
Nearest airport London Heathrow
Distance to airport 13.9 mi

Rooms

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Executive rooms

£182+

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Double rooms

£189+

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Classic rooms

£129+

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Standard rooms

£218+

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bed was small in 150 reviews
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  • Excellent
    Jul 2017
    9.1

    good value

    Bedding Staff Room Service Towel warmers Restaurant Concierge

    The service in the bar was a bit slow. The gym was small - but well appointed

  • Excellent
    May 2017
    9.4

    Exquisite

    Beautiful! architecture,colours and style. You are made to fill very special when visiting.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2018
    9.1

    Loved the staff, loved the room, and over all loved the location and how close it was to the Tube, Buckingham palace and Westminster Abbey.

    Our room was next to the laundry room so when we slept in we heard them slamming the door continuously

  • Excellent
    Feb 2018
    10.0

    hidden gem in Westminster

    location, ambiance, service

  • Excellent
    Jun 2017
    9.7

    I highly recommend St. James Court!

    The food was delicious! Breakfast consisted of Indian food and your traditional English breakfast. I am a vegan so I was very happy with the Indian food choices. The wait staff at the Hampton Bar was top notch. We never had to wait for anything. All of the staff were friendly and helpful.

    There was a lot of construction happening across the street when we visited, but that is no fault of the hotel. Our room was not facing the street, so it was not a disruption.

  • Excellent
    Apr 2017
    9.1

    A comfortable stay

    The beds were comfortable and the breakfast was sumptuous

    The rooms were bit small

  • Excellent
    Dec 2016
    10.0

    Great value for money in London

    This hotel offers a welcome change from the big American chain hotels. Although it is part of an Indian chain, it has managed to preserve an old world charm. The Christmas tree in the lobby along with all the comfy couches and the Elle lovely courtyard made it feel very cozy and comfortable.

    The bathrooms could be a bit bigger but this seems to be a common problem with London hotels in general.

  • Okay
    Sep 2016
    6.0

    Not so cozy ....but just an acceptable room throug

    The hotel was sold out so the room they gave us through Kayak was not so good, a bit tarnished and with warning signs everywhere, We stayed in better rooms in this hotel in the past. They used to give us welcome notes and a fruit basket to thank us for coming back But, this time, no note, not a great room, as if they were indifferent because we had booked through Kayak (with which they are not partner). It was not possible to change for a better room for 4 days. Then, a wonderful attendant, Adriana moved us to a better room for an additional fee. So,we had s a better experience toward the end of the stay. I am a fan of the "free breakfast" which seem to attract a non-business crowd.... As a result, a loyal returning guests get a luck ward welcome.

  • Good
    Sep 2015
    6.2

    Just location..

    Wonderful location.

    Room was not clean, bathroom had mold on walls, stains on carpet. Too noisy, could clearly hear people on room above walking & using restroom.

  • Excellent
    Jul 2015
    9.4

    Very attentive and friendly staff. Great restaurants and Spa inside the hotel. Spacious and well equiped rooms. Great location close to Victoria station (ideal when you fly into Gatwick), in walking disctance from the tube, Westminster, St. James' park and Buckingham palace.

    First room we were given (#352) had a lot of noise from the subway passing underneath, despite the fact that we had explicitly asked for a quiet room! From the second night on we got a very quiet room.

  • Excellent
    Aug 2014
    9.6

    Enjoyed our store and appreciated the beautiful court yard in the hotel as well as the complimentary breakfast. Having stayed at multiple hotels in London, this one was the best value

  • Excellent
    Feb 2014
    9.3

    Location location location staff was well I tune with my needs (where to go what to do) and they were very attentive to making my stay comfortable

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About

Overview

Luxury comes to London in the Victorian St. James’ Court, A Taj Hotel. Opened in 1902, the polish that attracted 20th-century high society is still intact today. Inside the classic Victorian building, guests will find 18 different types of guest rooms and suites that range from 25 to over 70 sq. mtrs. Each accommodation is furnished and decorated with comfort in mind and features complimentary WiFi, a flatscreen TV, and air conditioning. The classic rooms capture the charm of England while Executive and Premium rooms offer a more modern style with a luxurious touch. Guests won’t go hungry thanks to the hotel’s four on-site restaurants. Patrons can enjoy a high-end menu of South-west Indian cuisine at the Michelin-starred Quilon, indulge in locally-sourced ingredients at Bistro, dine in the fresh air surrounded by ornate decor at St. James’ Courtyard, or get lost in the seasonal flavors of Bank. The night can be topped off with a warm drink at The Hamptons Bar, The Cellar Room, or Zander Bar. An on-site wellness center provides access to a full spa, complete with massage, body treatments, and facials. Guests can also get a simple cut and blow dry or VIP Makeover at Hair by Dar. All of this is offered just steps away from Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament in Westminster. Guests looking to explore beyond the hotel can do so in a fleet of vintage cars, including a Jaguar DS420 Daimler and the Rolls Royce “Gabriella” from Downton Abbey. In the heart of Westminster, St. James’ Court provides guests with the chance at a lavish lifestyle with the creature comforts a top-rated hotel would offer.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

8.8 Excellent

Based on 13,401 reviews

9.7

Location

9.1

Service

5.6

Value

5.4

WiFi

Things to know

  • Professional service
  • Friendly service
  • Wonderful sightseeing

Check in

14:00

Check out

12:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Parking
Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
Business centre
Concierge service
Currency exchange on-site
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Spa
Hot tub
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Express check out
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Safe
Sauna
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
Lift
Massage
Gift shop
Laundry facilities
Beauty salon
Hairdryer
Cable or satellite TV
Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
Internet (surcharge)
Pets not allowed
Steam room
Grill

Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Buckingham Palace 438 yd
  • St James's Palace 0.4 mi
  • Churchill War Rooms 0.4 mi
  • Westminster Abbey 0.4 mi
  • Palace of Westminster 0.5 mi
  • Big Ben 0.6 mi

About the neighbourhood

Westminster is known for: touristy, political epicenter, royalty

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London City 8 mi
London Heathrow 13.9 mi
London-Victoria 0.4 mi
London Charing Cross 0.8 mi

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