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4.7 of 5 guest rating
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Junior Suite, View
Room with view
376 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Suite (St James Suite)
Room with view
850 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite (Prestige Suite)
Room with view
645 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Luxury Room
344 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Superior Room
279 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Luxury Room (Luxury Premium Room)
Room with view
344 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Luxury Twin Room
344 square feet
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite (Opera Suite)
Room with view
1,173 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Classic Room
247 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Luxury central London hotel near Piccadilly Circus

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Business centre
Laundry facilities

Near Piccadilly Circus

Set in the heart of London, this heritage hotel is surrounded by famous attractions such as Her Majesty's Theatre, Admiralty Arch, and Trafalgar Square. Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace, and Big Ben are nearby.

Fitness center and spa

Sofitel London St. James features a restaurant serving French cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Sofitel concept gym and spa, So FIT by Sofitel and So SPA by Sofitel, provide plenty of workout space and a 3-floor retreat respectively.

MP3 docking stations

Guestrooms incorporate French and British style with lacquered mahogany furniture and thick carpets. LCD interactive televisions, complimentary Wi-Fi connections, and iPod docking stations are provided.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 07 January 2019 to 30 April 2019 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Fitness facilities

Alternate facilities will be available offsite during the renovation.

The property will be renovating from 07 January 2019 to 31 December 2019 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Guestrooms

The following facilities will be closed from 14 February 2019 to 12 May 2019 (dates subject to change):

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining venue

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Express check-in
  • Library
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator/lift
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Steam room
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Wired Internet access - surcharge
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of meeting rooms - 12
  • Spa services on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 183
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired Internet access - surcharge

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Sofitel London St James offers 183 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. A pillow menu is available. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Minibar
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Pillow menu
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • iPod docking station

Where to Eat

The Balcon - A classic French brasserie with tall ceilings and 15-foot-high arched windows, featuring a contemporary decor with upholstered furniture. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Rose Lounge - Feminine-style lounge, situated beneath a '50s-style chandelier. Afternoon tea is served with French flair every day and a library with books on French and English culture are housed here.

St James Bar - Featuring black leather chairs, a large fireplace, mahogany parquet floors, and dark-blue carpeting, this bar recreates the atmosphere of a gentleman's club, serving vintage Champagnes and a variety of cocktails.

Private dining - Private dining offered in dining room on the lobby floor. This pleasant space offers event catering and intimate dining.

Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Massages
  • Ayurvedic treatments

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 60.0 per night.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 50 per pet, per night
  • Dogs only
  • Up to 22 lb
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

 

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 26 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: GBP 15 per day (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 50 per day
  • Pet fee: GBP 50 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 60.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of the World.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

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