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St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel

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DALLAS, TX
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Sr. James Court. The facilities were lovely and the location was very convenient. The staff was very helpful and congenial. We did not try any of the restaurants due to our tight morning schedule and late return to the hotel each day.

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

Dear NRE, Thank you for the review and feedback following your recent stay at the hotel. We are delighted to read that you had a great stay and enjoyed the service provided by the team. We hope to welcome you back again in the future and if you have a little more time, be able to enjoy some of our...

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 12 October 2015

The first night the room was noisy due the passing by vehicle, but after telling the hotel they arranged a new quite room for me immediately. Besides the shower which the water is too weak of my new room, everything is great, clean, comfortable, all the staff is very nice and kind, lovely stay. Will come again!!!

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

Dear zhaomy, Thank you for the review and feedback following your stay with us. We are pleased to read that following your re-location of room, you found the room comfortable and this allowed you to enjoy the remainder of your stay. We will look at the shower pressure also. Thank you for the review and feedback. Yours sincerely, Edward Riches...

St Leonards, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Marvelous, fabulous, sumptuous. Discreet yet attentive service from the restaurant supervisor, Cassy, made this experience all the more special. Delicate sandwiches and indulgent pastries came with a choice of unusual, exotic teas and, of course, champagne. A secret paradise hidden away near Buckingham Palace. What a treasure.

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

Dear Helen H, Thank you for posting a review for your afternoon tea with us recently. We are delighted that you enjoyed the experience from the food to the service provided by the team. We have recently launched a new Alice in Wonderland Afternoon tea and I would highly recommend this for both adults and children (you need to give...

new delhi, India
Reviewed 11 October 2015

slept in room 263 and was like sleeping in train waiting room and paid gbp 350 for the same .never been so disappointed with a taj propery . master suite felt so terrible . would not recommend the same to anyone else .

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

Dear Richa M, Thank you for sharing your recent experience regarding your stay. We are sorry to read that you were not happy with the allocated room and found the room noisy and disturbing from the London Underground. The noise is somewhat beyond our direct control, but we are working with them to reduce if not eliminate the noise if...

paris, France
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Nice room, quiet, modern. Very comfortable room and agreable stay. Perfect location in Westminster area. St James station extremely close. Hotel staff was extremely welcoming. I would recommend this hotel.

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

Dear Corinne B, Thank you for the review for your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you had the "perfect stay" and you enjoyed all aspects of this stay. We hope to be the only hotel of choice when returning again to London. Yours sincerely, Edward Riches Hotel Manager St James' Court, A Taj Hotel

no. hampton, nh
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Did not meet our expectations. Although a good hotel and a very accommodating staff, for the money we were expecting a little more. The hotel needs some convenience upgrades; i.e. electrical outlets in the bathroom (other than for a razor), in room brewed coffee, not instant.

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

Dear jmcgrail, Thank you for the review and feedback following your recent visit to the hotel. We are disappointed to read that you did not entirely enjoy this stay and found the hotel and the facility a little short of your expectation. Your comments are noted and we will look to see what improvements can be made. Thank you for...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 9 October 2015

TAJ ST JAMES COURT AND 51-BUCKINGHAM GATE LONDON. A Taj hotel and Taj 51 Buckingham gate, suites and Residence. I had a wonderful stay at St James court in August- September/October 2014. Smiling faces of hotel staff not only makes you feel at home also makes your stay pleasurable, memorable, and their hospitality exceeding the expectation of today’s travelers. The...

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

Dear purobi2014, Thank you for the extensive review following your stay with us in late 2014. We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and there is nothing too much more that I can add. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Yours sincerely, Edward Riches Hotel Manager St James' Court, A Taj Hotel

bBuckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Hotel room small dark and very dated. Miles away from the lift and directions to the room were wrong.I was directed to the employees area which was an eye opener. Food in the restaurant was excellent. Service in the bar OK

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

Dear Geraldine D, Thank you for the review and feedback on your stay. We are disappointed that you did not entirely enjoy your stay and did not like the room allocated to you. We will review the directional signage and sorry that you found yourself in a staff area, there is signage stating that this is a staff area. We...

Garnet Valley
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

A stay at this gorgeous hotel is worth every penny. I felt like "royal" from the moment I was greeted at my cab by the doormen. The towel warmers, slippers and robes, although a tad bit small for Americans, were great perks. Afternoon tea on gold plates and great "live" music in the lounge made this stay so special. And...

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

Dear Antoinette S, Thank you for the review following your recent stay with us at the beginning of your European holiday. The team and I are delighted to read that you had a great time with us and we hope to be your only hotel of choice on any future visits to London. I am pleased you took the opportunity...

Pathankot
Reviewed 9 October 2015

I did not have much time to spend here but still enjoyed the warmth Taj had to offer. Nothing seems to have been missed while making St. James' Court. The 1800s styled hotel looks nothing less than a palace. Rooms although very neat, are styled as any other executive room. The outdoors have much more to offer. Hotel grounds also...

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

Dear MeenuAndotra, Thank you for the review and feedback for your stay with us almost 1 year ago. The team and I are delighted to read that you enjoyed the time spent with us even if this time was limited. We hope to welcome you back for an extended stay on a future visit to London. Yours sincerely, Edward Riches...

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Westminster
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: €198 - €373 (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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Crowne Plaza London - St. James Hotel London
London Crowne Plaza
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#41 Spa Hotel in London
#91 Business Hotel in London
#128 Luxury Hotel in London
#129 Family Hotel in London
#139 Romantic Hotel in London
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“rooms overlooking the courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles arunavedula, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with a window! If you nap during the day, the school side has recess~LOUD but truly fun to listen to happy children.”
 of 5 bubbles jojo5757, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“request for room that doesnt face the school. it can get noisy at times especially in the evenings.”
 of 5 bubbles jalileng, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The inner courtyard facing rooms are nice. I have yet to stay in a higher floor to be able to comment on views!”
 of 5 bubbles AmitBhatiaIndia, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask how close it is to reception and ask to Change as soon as you walk in if you don't like it”
 of 5 bubbles Nastyouche, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
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