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St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel

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Sudbury, Canada
Reviewed 18 August 2015

A great place to stay. Right in the middle of everything in London. Great location, great service. All questions and required necessities were solved immediately with no difficulties. Highly recommended.

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

Dear Lukasz K, Thank you for the review and feedback for your stay with us. We appreciate the recommendation for other travellers that will read the review and we hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back again sooner rather than later. Thank you again for sharing your experience. Yours sincerely, Edward Riches Hotel Manager St James' Court, A...

New York
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The best word I could use to describe the second-tier level employees (i.e. not the waitresses or the busboys or the initial responders, but the managers, the lead maintenance employee, the front desk and in-house meal receptionists) is incompetence. It took nearly 24 hours, with multiple failed attempts, lost of confusion and lack of response, in order to receive a...

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

Dear Rafael Michelle R, Thank you for the review and feedback for your stay. I am extremely disappointed to read of the issues that you encountered with the non functioning Minibar in your room and the lack of ownership shown by the team to get this operating and so you could store your medication. I am in the process of...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2015

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Liphook, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We decided to stay at this hotel as it was near to Buckingham Palace, where we were going for the Royal Day Out tour, but we were bowled over by the hotel itself. Beautiful rooms, lovely restaurants and bars, live pianist adding to the atmosphere of the evening. This just made our visit to London even more special. And not...

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

Dear Jen H, Thank you for the review and feeback for your stay. The team and I were happy to read that you had a great stay and found the hotel and service to your liking. We hope to be you only hotel of choice when you return to London and thank you again for posting your great experience. Yours...

Dunfermline
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The service at SJC is terrific. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room was really nice, very spacious with a lovely en suite. The location of the hotel is great being just a couple of minutes from Buckingham Palace and just a 15 minute walk to Harrods. There are also good shops round the corner in Victoria Street....

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

Dear Sylvia R, Thank you for the review and feedback on your recent away break at the hotel. We are delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay and you found the hotel and services to your liking. We are pleased all aspect were great and in particular the service from the team. The team and I hope to...

Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 17 August 2015

This was a Very nice place to stay, Great room, great staff and wonderful amenities. It is walking distance from Buckingham Palace. Close tot he subway and bus lines.. Pretty quiet street and a beautiful courtyard. Staff was very helpful with arrangements for activities and not pushy about tipping..

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

Dear Dan H, Thank you for the review and feedback for your stay. We are delighted that you found the hotel luxury and enjoyed the service provided by the staff. We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you back again on a future trip to London. Thank you again for sharing your experience. Yours sincerely, Edward Riches Hotel Manager...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

I recently stayed at the Taj hotel for a birthday celebration. When we reserved, Francesco was extremely helpful on the phone and after talking to him we were very looking forward to stay at the hotel. When we arrived at the hotel we received a warm welcome from Raoul. We checked in in a lovely spotless room. I really appreciated...

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

Dear RomyMAB, Thank you for sharing your experience as you stayed with us to celebrate your birthday. From the booking service, to your arrival and throughout your stay the team and I are delighted to read that you had a most enjoyable stay. We are pleased that the experience was a good one and we hope to welcome you back...

Reviewed 17 August 2015

Great hotel with excellent location in London. It's easy to walk to many major attractions. The hotel's interior is very stylish and the service in the hotel is very good! Excellent breakfast! I recommend this hotel to everyone who wants to enjoy of the good quality!

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

Dear Mari W, Thank you for the review and for your feedback on your stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed the hotel and the stay overall and we appreciate the endorsement for other travellers to the hotel. We certainly hope that this is the first of many future stays. Thank you again for the review and feedback. Yours sincerely,...

Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Have stayed in many Taj Group hotels in India (mainly on business) and all are superb in every aspect of luxury and service. Tthis one is on par with all of them and is something of a "treat" for anyone wanting to spoil themselves or have somewhere that is very comfoatable and relaxing to stay when on business trips or...

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

Dear Simon C, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted to read both your loyalty to Taj Hotels but also to this hotel. We appreciate your endorsement and hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back again soon either on business or a weekend away. Yours sincerely, Edward Riches Hotel Manager...

Bentonville, Arkansas
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Very nice hotel. Good service, comfortable beds and a nice bar. A TAJ hotel therefore an Indian flair which I find charming. The central London location is great. Walking to many popular tourist areas is easy. We purchased the breakfast included package and this never disappointed us. Great way to start the day.

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Dear jams4golf, Thank you for the review and feedback for your stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of this stay and found the hotel and service to your liking. We are pleased you enjoyed your breakfast and this set you up to explore London. thank you again for sharing your experience, we hope to welcome you back...

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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: $291 - $546 (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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#42 Spa Hotel in London
#91 Business Hotel in London
#129 Family Hotel in London
#130 Luxury Hotel in London
#139 Romantic Hotel in London
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