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The Stafford London
Ranked #28 of 1,075 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 6 January 2014

I recently visited London and stayed Dec 28, 2013 - Jan 3, 2014 in the Stafford London by Kempinski, St. James Place, London, UK. The entire stay was delightful primarily due to the Stafford's staff. Their consideration, kindness and assistance was invaluable, especially since this was my first time there. From the registration process to check-out, all involved were pleasant, helpful and professional. All questions and requests we had were immediately addressed and answered much to our satisfaction. The dining room, lounge/bar, concierge, registration and housekeeping employees showed us the utmost respect and consideration, and we enjoyed many conversations that were both informative and pleasant. The entire visit with the Stafford was enjoyable and I look forward to again staying there.

Room Tip: I had a room overlooking the muse with morning sun and loved it. I could hear an interior fire door...
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

Tucked away in the oasis of 1900s England is The Stafford. Only had breakfast this christmas which is a shame. Having stayed several times , i can confidently stay its one of the best in London. The worlds to big to say all of it. Fabulous staff, superb surroundings, exceptional location. Have a Gin and Tonic, read the walls in the American bar, its not footballers (though there are a few) and TOWIE. Its presidents and prime ministers. It is and has remained superb, as they say about Zermatt, "go here before you die".

Room Tip: Take a great credit card and beg
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 January 2014

This is an amazing boutique hotel, within walking distance of major London attractions, it is small enough to be quaint and cozy but large enough to have great facilities but what makes this hotel stand out are the staff, truly wonderful. From the moment you arrive nothing is too much trouble and they go out of their way to help. 5 star luxury with a fab American bar.
Only very small niggle the cooked breakfast was not that great but the buffet breakfast was very good.

Room Tip: Stayed on 5th floor looking over courtyard very quiet
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 2 January 2014 via mobile

We booked last minute and were very happy we did. We visited London between Christmas and New Years and loved the city. The hotels location is super to access the underground or even walk to the Big Ben and London Eye! The breakfast in the hotel was yummy although very English style, with maybe a bit more variety needed. The staff was always very helpful and friendly. We really felt comfortable and cozy during our whole stay!

  • Stayed: December 2013
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Reviewed 2 January 2014

We booked quite late on a website so I did not know what to expect, just glad to get somewhere for New Years Eve. On arrival, the hotel looked charming and all the christmas decorations looked fab. The room had been ready from very early in the morning and my husband had dropped off our stuff. We had been upgraded to a suite on the 6th floor which was excellent, very smart furnishings and fittings with a small outside terrace. We polished off the complimentary champagne and then went down to have some lunch. The American Bar was very quaint and cosy and the staff here were excellent, very attentive bringing extra nibbles when we ran out and the food itself was very good. We returned to our room to get ready and enjoyed a hot shower and treading on the warm marble floors, a lovely touch. Our room was turned down at 6pm and there was water provided and free soft drinks. Also a coffee machine which I personally did not use but other reviews have said there wasnt any, maybe they are only in the suites!

I was sorry to leave and would highly recommend this place which isnt the cheapest but it is nice to treat yourself now and again.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

A very nice hotel, in a traditional style.

All of the elements of service, etc that you expect from a 5* hotel, on a smaller scale with a feeling of exclusivety.

Lovely rooms with space and plenty of storage - small niggle would be size of shower cubicle.

Very good service. Great breakfast. American bar is a London tradition for those in the know.

A great alternative to the big name establishments in London, in a great location.

Enjoyed the 4 night stay very much.

  • Stayed: December 2013
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Reviewed 27 December 2013

From the moment you sit down to check in until the moment you leave, this was just perfect. Quick service, quick room service, a cup of tea, yes it's not expensive or much, but arriving in pouring rain, a bit early, ten minutes waiting with a cup of tea is just what you need, before getting your room. The doorman could be a little bit lighter on his feet, and that is the absolutely only thing, and that is if I'm really picky. Excellent stay. Perfect location for shopping as well. Hope to be back.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled solo
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Additional Information about The Stafford London

Address: 16-18 St. James's Place, London SW1A 1NJ, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > London > St. James's
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #28 of 1,075 Hotels in London
Price Range: £294 - £702 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Stafford London 5*
Number of rooms: 105
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tucked away in the heart of historic St James’s, and just minutes from London’s iconic landmarks and vibrant West End, The Stafford London is one of the finest luxury hotels in the Capital. Luxuriate in the stunning individually designed rooms and suites, dine in cool sophistication in The Game Bird and relax with a cocktail in the renowned American Bar. Our stylish rooms and suites are guaranteed to help you relax. The Main House, is a blend of Victorian grandeur and modern comfort, while the Carriage House offers a unique, countryside ambiance in the heart of London. The Mews Suites and Penthouse offer classic, contemporary elegance and the comfort and discretion of your own private residence at one of London’s most prestigious addresses. The Game Bird restaurant is a contemporary tale about relaxed dining at any time of the day. A place to eat, drink and socialise, the focus is on modern British comfort cooking executed with style and panache, all wrapped in a seductive ambience that oozes cool sophistication. For a more relaxed atmosphere, visit The American Bar, where every available wall and surface is crammed with an intriguing collection of artefacts, knick-knacks and signed celebrity photographs donated by patrons and guests over the years. Open daily from 8am, enjoy a casual breakfast or lunch or simply soak up the history and relax with one of our speciality cocktails. There is even a private cobbled courtyard so you can enjoy outdoor dining at any time of day. Experience unrivalled luxury in one of London’s most historic and quintessentially English five-star hotels. ... more   less 
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