Sofitel London St James

6 Waterloo Place, London, England, SW1Y 4AN, United Kingdom | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $402.00
 

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C and C, or How we spent our summer in Europe

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... Adrian does the Germany announcements. We know that Tony is from Split, Croatia and are guessing that Adrian is from Germany, yet to be verified. After dinner, Leslie, Dennis and I walked the riva and around part of new town, then back through the palace. There were lots of folks out and about, with music in a number of places and large TV screens showing the World Cup games. We got some good night photos of the cathedral bell tower, Diocletian' mausoleum, palace gates ...

Packing up and ready to start a new adventure!

A travel blog entry by worldwandering

So after a short detour to pick up kayleys trousers which I confiscated from her (she would not have seen the funny side of me forgetting them) and a running goodbye to weaver, we were on the bus and ready to go.

We made it to the travel lodge with Kayley and family waiting for us. Early to bed tonight with an early start for us tomorrow morning.

As per usual ...

Second day in London

A travel blog entry by mardi2013

... and the older half were American haha I then walked 10/15 minutes back to the hostel, stoping to get juice and Oreos for the bus tomorrow. Overall I had a really good day today :) Ps. I had my **** spread out on the floor of the hostel room so I could repack (with my wet undies and socks hanging front he bunk) when 8 blokes on a bucks weekend came in ... It was pretty funny though .. They made me laugh ... I made a reaction video lol (in two parts coz one of them came back into the room ...

Goodbye NZ- Hello London !

A travel blog entry by christie.orr

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... so I wouldn't feel too jet lagged in the morning so me and Megan headed up to our rooms, but then we spotted the Ben and Jerry's ice cream vending machine ! We just had to get one so we shared it in Megan's room and chatted some more and I needed to borrow her toothpaste desperately because I forgot some and hadn't brushed my teeth since Auckland (ew) toothpaste is definitely on the list for things to get today.

I started coming out of my sleep at about 4am London time and ...

Blinded!

A travel blog entry by s.lukaszewicz

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... on as well ...loads happening... Decided I will at least enjoy as much as I could.
The one thing I knew right there...if my dream is crushed on going to a trip and that was the one thing keeping me going at work, I just knew I won't manage at work any longer without a plan and changing a job simply won't help either. I just needed to let my self free.

It’s time to come back home. We lived hmm still living together in one room. I came back, she starting ...

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This 5 star hotel, located in the Westminster/Belgravia area of London, is near London Bridge and the Monument, Haymarket Theatre Royal, ICA Cinema, and Farlows.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Sofitel London St James

    Lovely hotel, Great location

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    Just returned from a 4-night stay at the Sofitel St. James. It's in a wonderful location, across Pall Mall, near the British Tourist office. We arrived very early in the morning, so our room was not available, but the desk clerk quickly offered to allow us to use the spa so that we could take a shower before heading off to our meetings. This was a great suggestion, and while in this tiny spa area, we took in a lovely steam bath as well -- just the ticket after a long flight. Once refreshed, we headed off to have breakfast, but decided to go elsewhere when we saw that a croissant was 9 pounds! Not to worry: a cute, local coffee shop, Mario's, was just down the street and we headed there for a great espresso.

    Excellent and Expensive

    from

    This is a beautiful new hotel built into a grand old bank building. The location, in Waterloo Place, is fantastic: close to the National Gallery, Mayfair and the theater district but away from the crowds in Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus. My standard room on the top floor was smallish with no view, but it was also comfortable, immaculate and completely quiet. The furnishings are attractive, though I had to angle my clothes to get the closet door to close. (If you're on an expense account, splurge on a deluxe room.) The continental breakfast is very good, and includes meats, fish and cheeses. Service is mostly excellent--but it should be darn near perfect at these jaw-dropping prices.

    Just stay there!!

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    What can i say-went on a weekend theatre treat for hubbys birthday. The hotel. location staff were all excellant.beautifully decorated with attention to detail-look at The Rose Lounge-even supplying water on bedside table at night. We only had breakfast & this was excellant. Will definately go again- THE MOST COMFORTABLE BED I HAVE EVER SLEPT IN WHEN STAYING AWAY!!.

    Sofitel St James is the best!

    from

    My daughter and I just returned from a fabulous trip to London. Our stay at the Sofitel St. James was wonderful. The staff treated us like royalty. The concierge(s) were fabulous answering our every question with ease and helpfulness. The location is excellent -walking distance to most things and only a block and a half to the tube station at Picadilly. The rooms are very nice, the shower is delightful and the water set out every evening is a nice touch (along with the slippers by your bed). The beds are so comfortable, especially after a long day of shopping and sightseeing. Everything is new and clean and fresh. Every amenity is thought of--especially the magnifying/makeup mirror in the bathroom. This section of street is extremely quiet at night too. We would stay there again on our next trip.

    Fantastic hotel,excellent staff at the sofitel st james london

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    whilst researching this trip,i was impressed with the revues on trip advisor on this hotel.We stayed for 2 nights over a weekend in Feb 2004.From check in to check out the service was top-notch,the staff were helpfull and well mannered.The food was good and the room service quick.It was expensive but we got a good deal with octopus travel,and we will definetley stay here again.The location is excellent.

    Perfect Choice for London.

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    Great hotel. Fantastic location. The whole place is very stylish without the hyper trendiness that is creeping into the "boutique" hotels. Staff was excellent, cheerful and very helpful. Worth paying for a larger room or junior suite IMO as basic rooms are tight - typical for London. Will definitely stay here again.

    This EXCELLENT hotel deserves more recognition!

    from

    Frommer's on-line doesn't even have this EXCELLENT hotel listed and that is a shame. The LOCATION was perfect and the SERVICE was wonderful. We arrived at 7:00 a.m., jet-lagged, with the rain coming down, wondering what we were going to do until the 3:00 p.m. check-in time. They set us up in the radiant Rose Lounge just off the lobby with complimentary newspapers, coffee and (a pot of) hot chocolate. We sipped and read for a relaxing hour and our accommodations were ready!

    Top notch

    from

    My husband and I spent one night at the Sofitel St. James on our way

    Recommend for Business Travelers, but a few quirks to consider

    from

    I stayed at the Sofitel to visit a company in the neighborhood. It was a great hotel overall. The staff were extremely helpful, from the desk people to the concierge. The rooms were really quiet--almost sound proof. The water didn't drain well at all, however, which seems to be a problem in the entire hotel. Nice amenities such as a newspaper every morning, turndown service, water, etc. The workout facilities were sub-par, however. There's only one treadmill and one bike, plus a few random machines. If you're a gym person, find another hotel. The location is great, right near the National Gallery and Trafalgar Square.

    Loved the Sofitel - Location and Service

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    I just returned from my very first trip to London in early March 2003 and was very happy with our stay at the The Sofitel St. James. It was PERFECTLY located - Trafalger Square, Piccadilly Circle, Theater District, Leicester Square, Covet Gardens, SoHo, etc. I could not have asked for a better location. Because it recently opened about ten months ago, don't be surprised that no one knows where it is or that they have never heard of it. There definitely are no complaints about this being old or tired. The rooms are very well appointed. The service was superb. The entire staff was very helpful and pleasant. Housekeeping was very attentive and even came one evening after we had accidentally left the Do Not Disturb light on all day. Very attentive indeed. I would definitely stay here again!

    TripAdvisor Reviews Sofitel London St James

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding