Sofitel London St James Hotel

6, Waterloo Place, London, United Kingdom, SW1Y 4AN  show map
 5 stars
  • Overview
  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities
^

Sofitel London St James Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Editorial review:

This hotel, with its amazing Piccadilly location close to cultural and tourist attractions, has beautiful rooms with nice furnishings and lavish bath fixtures. The service receives praise from guests and the French cuisine in the Brasserie Roux is delicious and there is also a chic bar.

Overview

Sofitel London St James is a 6-story hotel in a prestigious area of London at a close proximity to The London Theatre, The Place and Tate Modern offering soundproof rooms with beautiful décor. Operating in London since 2002, this hotel features French architecture and modern comforts.

The hotel is about 300 meters from Buckingham Palace, St James Theatre and Trafalgar Square. The property is located 1 km away from London city center with a theater, a museum and a tower nearby.

This excellent hotel boasts close proximity to parks.

This hotel is just 300 meters away from Soho, Chinatown Dean Street (W) bus stop and within a 5-minute walk from Leicester Square underground station. Due to the hotel's superb location, it will only take a 15-minute drive to get to London City airport.

Rooms

Sofitel London St James Hotel offers 186 guestrooms appointed with a dressing area, free Wi-Fi, TV, individual climate control and ironing facilities with all the sights of London within easy access. Some rooms come with a fantastic view of St James Park. They feature bathrooms with a walk-in shower, a bidet and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can dine at the luxurious on-site restaurant serving British cuisine. The hotel’s traditional St James bar welcomes guests for exclusive drinks. The pub The Rose Lounge is 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

Guests will make use of an elevator, currency exchange and a safe deposit box as well as find a conference room, a business center and laptops useful for work.

Relax

The property offers a sauna and a Jacuzzi along with Turkish steam bath, beauty therapy and reflex massage. A gym and fitness classes are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   186.

This field is required.
Email not defined
 Open
WRITE A QUICK REVIEW
Very Bad Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rate this hotel
YOUR IMPRESSION OF THE HOTEL

In general

Pros

Cons

YOUR DETAILS
First Name
Email
Cancel
To get your review moderated and published, please read our Terms and Conditions.

Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Armchair
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Sofitel London St James Hotel London location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

6, Waterloo Place, London, United Kingdom, SW1Y 4AN

Get directions
City Center
  • London
    1700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Charing Cross Station
    1400 ft
  • Waterloo Station
    4600 ft
Underground stations
  • Piccadilly Circus Station
    1400 ft
  • Piccadilly Circus
    1000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Planet Hollywood (cuisine: American)
    700 ft
  • The Balcon (cuisine: French)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Piccadilly Circus
    1000 ft
  • St. James's Park
    1800 ft
Beaches
  • Shell Beach
    1100 ft
  • Rushy Bay
    1100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    186

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonSofitel London St James

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

Use Badge

Rooms and availability

Sofitel London St James photos Room Classic Room
Classic Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double bed or King-size bed
Size: 250 sq. feet
Check Prices
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
  • — Less information+ More information

Classic room includes Sofitel MyBed™ and writing desk as well an elegant en-suite bathroom with walk in shower.

Room facilities
    Sofitel London St James photos Room Superior Room
    Superior Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 305 sq. feet
    Check Prices
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
    • — Less information+ More information

    Room with luxurious furnishings including Sofitel MyBed™ and writing desk as well as a bathroom with a bath tub and an incorporated shower.

    Room facilities
      Sofitel London St James photos Room Luxury Room
      Luxury Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed
      Size: 345 sq. feet
      Check Prices
      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
      • — Less information+ More information

      Luxury room has large arm chair, Sofitel MyBed™ and writing desk as well as a bathroom with separate bath tub and walk in shower.

      Room facilities
        Sofitel London St James photos Room Junior Suite
        Junior Suite
        Bed type: King-size bed or King-size bed or Twin beds or Double bed
        Size: 380 sq. feet
        Check Prices
        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
        • — Less information+ More information

        Junior Suite has a comfortable seating area and a an elegant bathroom with a separate bathtub and walk in shower.

        Room facilities
          Sofitel London St James photos Room Prestige Suite
          Prestige Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Size: 650 sq. feet
          Check Prices
          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Bathtub
          • — Less information+ More information

          Luxurious room has a bedroom and a living room with a sofa, armchairs and table. The bathroom has all modern amenities.

          Room facilities
            Sofitel London St James photos Room Royal Suite
            Royal Suite
            Check Prices
            — Less information+ More information

            This suite comprises a spacious lounge, a cozy bedroom, a fully fitted kitchen and a contemporary bathroom.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Sofitel London St James Hotel London location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            6, Waterloo Place, London, United Kingdom, SW1Y 4AN

            Get directions
            City Center
            • London
              1700 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Charing Cross Station
              1400 ft
            • Waterloo Station
              4600 ft
            Underground stations
            • Piccadilly Circus Station
              1400 ft
            • Piccadilly Circus
              1000 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Planet Hollywood (cuisine: American)
              700 ft
            • The Balcon (cuisine: French)
              200 ft
            Parks
            • Piccadilly Circus
              1000 ft
            • St. James's Park
              1800 ft
            Beaches
            • Shell Beach
              1100 ft
            • Rushy Bay
              1100 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of floors:
              6
            • Number of rooms:
              186

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonSofitel London St James

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

            Use Badge

            Sofitel London St James Location

            Legend
            • Current hotel
            • Hotels nearby
            • Other hotels
            • Airports
            • Underground stations
            • Train stations
            • Parks
            • Tourist attractions
            • Museums
            • Convention centers
            • Stadiums
            • Food and meals
            • General

            Hover above the icons to see hotel photo and details.

            Click the hotel to go to the main hotel page.

            Route Planner
            Enter your starting point (at least street address and city) to receive driving directions to or from the hotel.

            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            Places of interest

            • National Portrait Gallery - 1000 ft

            Train stations

            • Charing Cross Station - 1000 ft

            Convention centers

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Jermyn Street - 700 ft
            • Wardour Street - 1000 ft
            • Nelson's Column - 1000 ft
            • Trafalgar Square - 1000 ft

            Museums

            • National Gallery - 700 ft
            • National Portrait Gallery - 1000 ft

            Theaters

            • Phantom of The Opera London - 400 ft
            • Her Majesty's Theatre - 400 ft
            • Her Majesty's Theatre - 400 ft
            • Haymarket Theatre Royal - 400 ft
            • Criterion Theatre - 700 ft
            • Prince Of Wales Theatre - 1000 ft

            Galleries

            • Institute of Contemporary Arts - 400 ft
            • National Gallery London - 1000 ft

            Food and meals

            • Icebar London by Icehotel - 1000 ft

            Underground stations

            • Piccadilly Circus Station - 1000 ft

            Local attractions

            • Lincoln's Inn - 5100 ft
              Lincoln's Inn Fields, London
            • Italian Cultural Institute - 1.0 mi
              39 Belgrave Square, London
            • Wallace Collection - 1.1 mi
              Hertford House, London
            • Middle Temple Hall - 5300 ft
              Middle Temple Ln., London
            • Albert Bridge - 1.0 mi
              LondonEngland

            Near the hotel

            • National Gallery - 700 ft
              Trafalgar Square, London
            • Guildhall - 700 ft
              LondonEngland
            • Piccadilly Circus - 1000 ft
              Piccadilly, London
            • Shell Beach - 1100 ft
            • The Household Cavalry Museum - 400 ft
              Horse Guards, London
            • Merrily We Roll Along - 700 ft
              Panton St, London
            • 5D World and Arcade World at Trocedero - 1100 ft
              13 Coventry Street, London

            Restaurants nearby

            • Planet Hollywood - 700 ft

              Address: 57-60 Haymarket
              Phone: 020 7287 1000

              66% likes this, based on 753 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: USD 1 - USD 90

            • Inamo - 500 ft

              Address: 134 - 136 Wardour Street
              Phone: 020 7851 7051

              60% likes this, based on 489 reviews
              Cuisine: Thai, Asian fusion, Chinese, Japanese
              Price Range: USD 26 - USD 75

            • Mint Leaf Restaurant & Bar - 400 ft

              Address: 4 Suffolk Place
              Phone: 020 7930 9020

              76% likes this, based on 214 reviews
              Cuisine: Continental, Indian
              Price Range: USD 41 - USD 65

            • The Balcon - 200 ft

              Address: 8 Pall Mall
              Phone: 020 7968 2900

              85% likes this, based on 208 reviews
              Cuisine: French

            • The Rose Lounge - 200 ft

              Address: Sofitel St James
              Phone: +44 (0)20 7747 2200

              84% likes this, based on 58 reviews
              Cuisine: Continental
              Price Range: USD 42 - USD 59

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of floors:
              6
            • Number of rooms:
              186

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonSofitel London St James

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

            Use Badge

            Hotels nearby
            Dukes Hotel London
            5 stars
            0.6 km
            Savoy Hotel London
            5 stars
            0.9 km
            Cities nearby

            Sofitel London St James Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sofitel London St James

            Average guest rating

            8.8out of 10
            Superb
            Based on 108 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            10.0
            Rooms
            10.0
            Service
            10.0
            Value
            8.0
            Dining
            10.0

            Guest reviews

            • Single
              8.2

              Fitness centre, Breakfast service on first day, comfort of beds, internet/computer facilities

              Breakfast service on second day was disappointing, lobby bar was poor

            • Family with children
              10.0

              It was the perfect location and lived up to its sterling reputation. The staff did everything we needed to make the trip perfect. We loved this hotel!

            • Family with children
              10.0

              Excellent customer relations from the moment that we arrived. Great location to St. James Park and Red Bus Tours for an easy (family) overview of the city. We made reservations online with the concierge before our arrival. They were prompt in helping us accomplish this so that when we arrived all reservations had been handled. Dinner reservations hard to make at the nicer restaurants upon arrival - recommend setting them up beforehand.

            • Family with children
              9.6

              Pleasant staff. Extremely comfortable bed. Proximity to London sights... Buckingham Palace, St. James' Park, National Gallery as well as shopping in Regent Street, Oxford Street and Bond Street.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              Aside from the luxury of the hotel, it was in the perfect location.

            • Family with children
              10.0

              Service and hotel atmosphere

              Maybe one detail : AC control was not working very well in one of the 2 rooms booked

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              Prompt attention of staff

              Some confusion on the lighting system in the room.

            • Older travelers
              9.4

              Hotel design and great customer service as standard

              Bathroom toiletories are not to my taste

            • Group of friends
              9.2

              Quality modern room with a great rain shower. The beds were luxurious.

              Light switch was confusing. Need separate switch for the bathroom.

            • Single
              9.6

              Excellent staff, nice location, food is very good and your questions will be always happily answered them.

              It might be difficult to find access to the hotel in busy days or when there is an important event close by.

            • Couple
              8.8

              Location is very good. Staff is very friendly and helpful. The Spa is really good and comfortable. Food is great. All services work really good, the lift, the A/C, service room great.

            • Older travelers
              9.2

              Very comfortable, excellent location for our trip to the theatre.

              The receptionist strangely could not organise my prefered newspaper for the next morning, quite strange as the hotel actually offers complimentary ones. The cost of breakfast is ridiculous so we ate out.

            • Family with children
              8.8

              The staff were attentive and well-trained; the rooms were nicely done but slightly lacking in shelf/hanging space; the bar and tea room were great and the Brasserie was excellent.

              It was not cheap.

            • Couple
              8.8

              The location of the hotel is excellent; the staff was friendly and helpful. Even if the hotel is quite expensive it´s good value for money considering the location.

            • Older travelers
              5.8

              The restaurant and bar were both closed and therefore the ambiance in the hotel was terrible

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Sofitel London St James Hotel London location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            6, Waterloo Place, London, United Kingdom, SW1Y 4AN

            Get directions
            City Center
            • London
              1700 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Charing Cross Station
              1400 ft
            • Waterloo Station
              4600 ft
            Underground stations
            • Piccadilly Circus Station
              1400 ft
            • Piccadilly Circus
              1000 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Planet Hollywood (cuisine: American)
              700 ft
            • The Balcon (cuisine: French)
              200 ft
            Parks
            • Piccadilly Circus
              1000 ft
            • St. James's Park
              1800 ft
            Beaches
            • Shell Beach
              1100 ft
            • Rushy Bay
              1100 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of floors:
              6
            • Number of rooms:
              186

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonSofitel London St James

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

            Use Badge