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St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Valdosta, United States
Reviewed yesterday 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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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...

Reviewed yesterday 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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NYC
Reviewed 2 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 2 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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Swalmen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 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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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had overnight stay. Staff are very well trained at customer services and make you fell very welcome and they help very much to get things done and explain things. Room very clean and comfortable. Breakfast has wide ranging selection. Only point was that the rail system can be felt in the room. I was in floor 5 but from around...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review, I am thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay with and in particular found our team to be friendly and welcoming. We endeavour to offer every Taj Guest with the unique warmth and hospitality termed as 'Tajness' by instilling this in the DNA of all Taj Associates through rigorous training...

Goodyear, Arizona
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an incredible hotel right in the heart of London. We walked to Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the London eye. I cant think of a better location if you are first timers in London without a vehicle. The Hotel was amazing and the food was great in the restaurant.

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

Dear Frank J, Thank you so much for a delightful review. It certainly makes us very proud to read your kind words and it sounds like you took away some beautiful memories of your time with us. Our location is perfect if you are new to London, we are in a quiet street (for London!) so it is not as...

Singapore
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Was initially quite taken with the charm of the hotel and rather convenient location to my conference space. Check-in staff Aida was friendly and nice. However the a/c was faulty in the room and I made a request for repair the secone night. Maintenance told me it was probably overheating with too many people turning on the a/c at the...

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Waretown, NJ
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had to cancel our trip do to a death in my family. Our 4 other friends continued on to the hotel. We are in the process of re-booking the hotel for August. Even though I have not been to the hotel as yet, the kindness, understanding and service I have received from Gabriela, Ashwin and Amita has been outstanding....

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

Dear Mieke C, Firstly please let me express my deepest condolences to you and your family. We are very much looking forward to your stay with us. I know that my team are doing everything that they can in order to make your new dates work and I am sure that the trip will be everything that you need during...

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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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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: £175 - £337 (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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“A quiet area with not many rooms facing the street”
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“Whille this was our first stay,, our courtyard facing room was quiet and peaceful all during the day or night.”
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