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The Stafford London

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Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit to London -- The Stafford was as much a highlight as many of the famous places to see! Every employee we encountered throughout our stay seemed genuinely happy and eager to assist us with whatever we needed. Whether it was directions, a cab, a knife & plate to slice cheese we'd purchased from a local shop, or...

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StuartProcter, General Manager at The Stafford London, responded to this review

Dear wheresmax It is such a pleasure to hear that the team looked after your every requirement. Our location is excellent for exploring the city and is also very handily placed close to Green Park tube. We hope you will return to stay with us again very soon. Kind regards Stuart

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and i stayed at the Stafford this weekend just gone. We were greeted with a smile on every staff members face and dealt with in a professional manner by the concierge who were also friendly and were ready to help with anything needed. They managed to get us a reservation at a very high end exclusive restaurant just...

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StuartProcter, General Manager at The Stafford London, responded to this review

Dear willlynch19 It is so lovely to receive such glowing feedback. I am especially delighted that the team made you feel so welcome and that our Concierge were able to assist you in securing dining reservations. Thank you for your feedback and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards Stuart

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The Stafford is a peaceful and charming base ideally situated in St James'. The building is elegant and yet homely, with supremely comfortable rooms prepared for your "overnight" as though by your private "maid". The front of house staff are calm and clearly very knowledgeable, with the ability to conjour up taxis out of nowhere. And, they look, to see...

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StuartProcter, General Manager at The Stafford London, responded to this review

Dear Peter S Thank you for your kind review. I am delighted you enjoyed the hotel's elegance, comfort and ideal location in the heart of historic St James's. It is also very gratifying that you found the staff caring, helpful and knowledgeable. We hope you will visit us again soon, and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Stuart

Newport, Rhode Island
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My husband and I just returned from a long weekend (for a wedding), and the highlight of the weekend was The Stafford. Like every review here, my review gushes nothing but praise. We rode the Heathrow Express and then took the tube to Green Street/Green Park (?) and towed our bags to the hotel (5 min. tops) - playing a...

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StuartProcter, General Manager at The Stafford London, responded to this review

Dear spinItaly It is such a pleasure to read your review and I thank you for taking the time to post. As you mention, the hotel is easily accessible from Green Park station. There is an exit from the station directly into the park and then we are just a 2 minute walk. We have a direct connection into the...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We are just back from a long weekend in London. Though the weather was cold and damp (it snowed) the hotel was warm and welcoming. We enjoyed quiet drinks in the bar before dinner and time by the fireplace after dinner. Every amenity has been thought of and the service impeccable. The location was perfect, close to shopping, theater and...

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StuartProcter, General Manager at The Stafford London, responded to this review

Dear Susan R I am delighted you enjoyed your long weekend in London, and found the hotel to be the perfect spot to come back to for some respite from the cold and damp weather. I am glad you were able to take advantage of the hotel's central location for shopping, theatre and restaurants and I am especially pleased that...

Switzerland
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Cosy boutique style hotel in a great location. Staff was always very friendly and courteous and made us feel welcome from the moment we entered the hotel until check-out. The room and decor war nice and the bed super comfortable. Definitely one of my favourite hotels in London ....and a place to come back to.

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StuartProcter, General Manager at The Stafford London, responded to this review

Dear Rolf S Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel following your recent stay. I am delighted the team made you feel so welcome and that you enjoyed the room and especially our famous super comfy beds. I hope it won't be too long before you visit again. Kind regards Stuart

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic location tucked away but right near lots of London favourites, St James park, Fortnum and Mason etc Customer service is exceptional and nothing too much trouble. Very comfortable beds, great showers and top quality breakfast. Wouldn't hesitate to stay again

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StuartProcter, General Manager at The Stafford London, responded to this review

Dear Leanne C Thank you for your kind review following your recent stay at the hotel. I am delighted you found the service exceptional as that is what we strive for as a team. It is also very pleasing that you enjoyed the breakfast so much as well as the comfort of the rooms. We look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and wine, nice location, let down by a guy ranting to a load of business people at the next table. Make sure to ask for a tour of the cellars, amazing collection of fine wine and some historic stuff from when the hotel was used by the yanks during ww2

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StuartProcter, General Manager at The Stafford London, responded to this review

Dear CN0217 I am delighted you enjoyed the food and wine and tour of the wine cellar, including our little WW2 museum. We are very proud of our cellar - it is 380 years old, with a fascinating history and houses approx 10,000 bottles of wine. We are always happy to give our clients a private tour. Kind regards Stuart

Reviewed 8 February 2017

In London for a week and stayed at the Stafford for the first time. Perfect location, amazing staff, a wonderful experience. Loved having tea by the fireplaces in the afternoon after exploring London.

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Dear Carl C I am delighted you enjoyed your first stay at The Stafford, and in particular afternoon tea by the fire. We hope to welcome you back many more times in the future. Kind regards Stuart.

Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I won an overnight stay for 2 in a competition, so were a little apprehensive as to what it might be like. We should not have worried - it was sensational! We were upgraded to a Junior Suite - really tastefully decorated and the most wonderful comfy bed with luxurious bed linen – and pillows of our choice! All room...

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Staying in St. James's

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St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII, the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier destination for high end craft and bespoke design. Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing junction of Piccadilly Circus at its northeast corner and none of Central London too far away, this is an surprisingly central and accessible part of town, especially given its prosperous demeanor.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Stafford London is a leading five star hotel in London and defines all that is quintessentially British. Located in the historical neighbourhood of St James's, it is set in a discreet and prestigious location beside the Royal Green Park. Opened as a hotel in 1912 and rich in history since the 1700s, it offers luxurious rooms and dining with an award winning, personalised guest service. The famous American Bar with floor to ceiling memorabilia and 380-year-old wine cellars are a sight to behold. Make sure to ask for a tour of the cellars and the in-house museum; the wine cellars doubled as a bomb shelter during WWII. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Stafford London

Address: 16-18 St. James's Place, London SW1A 1NJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > St. James's
Price Range: €326 - €795 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Stafford London 5*
Number of rooms: 105
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#14 Romantic Hotel in London
#22 Luxury Hotel in London
#25 Family Hotel in London
#52 Business Hotel in London
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