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St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Surat, India
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Classic king room. We had come for a 4 day city trip with our toddler from india. Having changed 3 flights and a two day trip to reach London we were hoping to settle into a nice hotel. Obviously being "Taj" one would hope that the name would live up to the reputation if not the pounds which were spending....

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Columbia, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This facility is wonderfully located only minutes from Buckingham Palace and St. James Park. The neighborhood is peaceful and pleasant to walk in, much more inviting from other parts of London we toured. I just can't say enough good things about this hotel. The service is wonderful, beginning the first day you approach the hotel until the day you leave....

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

Dear Gloria D, It is wonderful to read that you had a truly wonderful experience and this fills us with immense pride when we read that that your stay here was unforgettable. The team take great pride in ensuring each guest experiences a seamless and enjoyable stay and I look forward to sharing your feedback with them as I know...

Jaipur
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have been staying in this hotel for the past four days. . Excellent location, very clean and well furnished rooms, check in was smoothe and efficient, the concierge is excellent. Breakfast is very good though they could increase the number of seats as there is invariably a queue for seating in the morning. In fact every thing about this hotel...

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miami
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The Taj London was a very nice experience. Quiet, off the beaten path of the tourists, great bed, nice bar, delicious Indian restaurant, included breakfast! What more could we ask for. We had a couple of small issues which the manager took care of to our satisfaction. We would return to the Taj.

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vancouver, Canada
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lovely staff, welcoming and friendly, wonderful location and ambience, just ten minute walk to anything, substantial breakfast, nice restaurants, and outdoor courtyard bar/ restaurant, great fitness centre with sauna and steam room

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Valdosta, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want a great location, this hotel is perfect. It is near Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, a tube station, and lots of eateries. The room is small and prison like, the hotel staff is very unfriendly. The food is absolutely terrible. If English is your primary language, you might have difficulty understanding the staff as many of them don't...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I enjoyed our stay here the reception was very lush and the staff welcomed us warmly. Our room was a little disappointing, the window was locked closed,we had air con but I cannot sleep with that on all night, so it was very warm. A bit dated and small but on the whole great location, and choice for breakfast suited...

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

Dear Sue B, Thank you so much for your kind review. I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and our staff were welcoming and friendly. Naturally I am disappointed that your bedroom did not live up to your expectations but glad that this did not detract from the rest of your stay with us. We look...

NYC
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed 4 nights here for our London Marathon stay and it couldn't have been better. Aida who check us in and the excellent concierge staff were excellent despite the fact that the hotel was brimming with runners from around the globe. We had an excellent dinner at the Bistro and thoroughly enjoyed the excellent breakfast buffet, including Indian items...

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

Dear JandSNyc, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. The London Marathon weekend is one of our favourite times at the hotel as the atmosphere is truly electric with the incredible runners right on our doorstep. I am therefore delighted to read that your stay during this special weekend and you enjoyed...

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Outstanding hotel, brilliantly situated in central London minutes from Buckingham palace, Oxford street and Houses of Parliament. Rooms very good size, comfortable bed, windows can open for fresh air. Breakfast can be busy so be prepared for a queue.

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

Dear Matte225, Thank you so much for your kind words regarding your stay with us. I am really pleased that you found our hotel comfortable and accommodating and a great base from which to explore London. We would be delighted to welcome you back the next time your are in London. Thank you again, Kind regards Gagan Sharma Hotel Manager

Swalmen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a great stay the service was perfect and I don't have any complains. The location is also perfect to walk around the centre of London and to visit the most beautiful places of London. St James Park, Green Park are also in the neighbourhood.

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

Dear 717edwint, Thank you so much for your kind review, it certainly sounds like you had a wonderful time in London and I am so glad that our hotel could provide you with a wonderful base from which to visit our most beautiful attractions. We would be delighted to welcome you back very soon. Kind regards Gagan Sharma Hotel Manager

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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: $313 - $598 (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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#40 Spa Hotel in London
#91 Business Hotel in London
#129 Luxury Hotel in London
#129 Family Hotel in London
#139 Romantic Hotel in London
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“All rooms are perhaps equally good and quiet. But dont expect a "view" as I suspect all rooms look towards a street or another building”
Viraat, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“There are some remodeled rooms that seem a lot nicer than the older rooms.”
nanciface, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“A quiet area with not many rooms facing the street”
Stig1960, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“Confirm the size of your room conforms to your expectations at check in.”
SarahTWDC, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Whille this was our first stay,, our courtyard facing room was quiet and peaceful all during the day or night.”
BNCoh, 18 May 2017 | Read review
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