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St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel

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Hessen
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice hotel in a good location, near Buckingham Palace, perfect for exploring London City. Some minutes only to the next tube station, St. James Park. Staff friendly. Room could have been a bit bigger bed, but was as booked or described. The breakfast rooms (there are two) are a bit too small, it was always quite crowded and the buffets...

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

This was my 3rd or 4th stay at St. James Court in London and as always, it did not disappoint. I stayed here from 26 Feb - 3 Mar and although I booked at short notice, I got a great non-refundable (without breakfast) rate of GBP 176.25, wonderful for this centrally located Taj property. As always, the service and ambience...

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GaganSharma2017, Manager at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review about your recent stay at the St James' Court, A Taj Hotel London. We are delighted to read that you had a great stay experience and found the hotel and service very much to your liking. We hope to be your only choice of hotel on any future stay in London. Yours sincerely,...

Harlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived at the hotel approximately 5.30pm for a reception in the conference suites. This was for people who had run the London Marathon that day and the charity they had run for. The reception in the conference suites was fine, but a few smiley faces wouldn't have gone amiss! We went into the bar to order some drinks. Well...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Located close to Buckingham palace. Tube station also very close by. The rooms are very spacious compared to other hotels in london. The corridors are very narrow and you need to navigate as though you are in a maze to find your room. The hotel needs to be renovated . The quilon restaurant serving south Indian cuisine is very good....

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GaganSharma2017, Manager at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review about your recent stay at the St James' Court, A Taj Hotel London. We are delighted to read that you had a great stay experience and found the hotel and service very much to your liking. We hope to be your only choice of hotel on any future stay in London. Yours sincerely,...

Ancaster, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 4 days for London marathon. Room was quiet but we had booked a king and were into a double instead. Hotel is quite an amusing maze of corridors and I think is classified as vintage. Buffet breakfast was included a d was good with a nice variety of offerings. Service was very nice.

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GaganSharma2017, Manager at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review about your recent stay at the St James' Court, A Taj Hotel London. We are delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed this stay experience and the service provided by the team. The St. James’ Court offers an exceptional range of Dining options and Bars each offering unique cuisines and cooking styles. Enjoy...

Hong Kong
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

A standard business hotel which doesn't give any surprises or failures. The food things about this hotel are the location (short walk to St James Park tube station and Victoria Station and ten-minute walk to Buckingham Palace and 15-min walk to Parliament Square) and the room service which is really good and fast. Things that I found disappointing is that...

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GaganSharma2017, Manager at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review about your recent stay at the St James' Court, A Taj Hotel London. We are disappointed to read that you did not enjoy this experience and found the hotel service and staff service not to your liking. We are sorry that this experience was short of what you clearly expected. We sincerely hope...

Lyon, France
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Smoking room, whereas specifically asked for non smoking Location is good, but service average. elevator was out off order. Had to wait for check in. Chambre fumeur alors ue demande spécifique de chambre non fumeur. Attente prolongée pour check in. Ascenseur qui ne fonctionnait pas.

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GaganSharma2017, Manager at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review about your recent stay at the St James' Court, A Taj Hotel London. We are disappointed to read that you did not enjoy this experience and found the hotel service and staff service not to your liking. We are sorry that this experience was short of what you clearly expected. We sincerely hope...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Incredible location and overall good value. Located steps from Buckingham, Westminister Abbey, Big Ben, House of Parliament, and tube stations. Friendly and helpful staff. Great gym. If you choose not to get the bfast included, no worries...there are plenty of cafe's nearby.

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GaganSharma2017, Manager at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review about your recent stay at the St James' Court, A Taj Hotel London. We are delighted to read that you had a great stay experience and found the hotel and service very much to your liking. We hope to be your only choice of hotel on any future stay in London. Yours sincerely,...

Omer, Israel
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you looking for location , this is probably one of the best in London . Rooms are not so big , but not small for London. Breakfast is good , it was very busy on holidays , but stuff was very helpful.

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GaganSharma2017, Manager at St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review about your recent stay at the St James' Court, A Taj Hotel London. We are delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed this stay experience and found the hotel a great base to explore London. We hope to welcome you back soon to enjoy our Hospitality once again. Yours sincerely, Gagan Sharma Hotel...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel was wonderful! We enjoyed our room, the service and the free breakfast was delicious! Perfect location in walking distance to all major icons. The staff was very helpful and the live music at the bar each night was wonderful! We will definitely want to stay here again!

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Dear Guest, Thank you for the review about your recent stay at the St James' Court, A Taj Hotel London. We are delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed this stay experience and the service provided by the team. The St. James’ Court offers an exceptional range of Dining options and Bars each offering unique cuisines and cooking styles. Enjoy...

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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In a country that values understatement, St. James' Court is an English classic typifying the concealed charm of one of Britain's finest hotels. The custom of St. James’ Court, A Taj Hotel is the distinctive choice for more than service with a smile. With a distinguished pedigree shaped over more than a century, this discreet Victorian masterpiece with its famous Shakespearean Courtyard is perfectly placed between Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament in a historic enclave marking the centre of power. Crisp and elegant, with an easy charm that’s reserved, yet attentive, we strive to make each visit more pleasurable and memorable. Exceeding the expectations of today’s discerning traveller, St. James' Court is a slice of the past served up on a contemporary platter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel

Address: 54 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AF, England (Formerly Crowne Plaza London - St. James)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Westminster
Price Range: $304 - $567 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 338
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Also Known As:
Crowne Plaza London - St. James Hotel London
London Crowne Plaza
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#42 Spa Hotel in London
#91 Business Hotel in London
#129 Family Hotel in London
#131 Luxury Hotel in London
#139 Romantic Hotel in London
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