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Sofitel London St James

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At Sofitel London St James, you’ll find a world of wonderful contrasts that create a unique escape. Michelin-starred dining with a relaxed ambiance. Chic rooms that are playfully elegant. The finest service, tailored to you.

Enter a haven of French sophistication on Waterloo Place, amid Grade II listed buildings that feel like London itself. Close to the buzz of Piccadilly yet still secluded. A place for pampering. Indulgence. A place to be yourself. 

Suites & rooms

Whether you stay in a traditional suite or a beautiful room designed by Pierre-Yves Rochon, you'll be treated to the finest luxuries. Expect charming little details, incredible views connecting you to London, and amenities with an eco-friendly focus, in line with our Green Key certification.


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Sofitel SPA defines Sofitel London St James as the leading spa hotel in London, with treatments by Codage, Su-Man, HydraFacial and Sothys.
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Sofitel Fitness

Sofitel FIT offers guests a luxury gym experience offering a large leafy fitness studio with Technogym state-of-the-art equipment and multi-sensorial Sha Chair.
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Restaurants & bars

Exceptional experiences await at our Michelin-starred restaurant, Wild Honey St James. Afternoon tea with a French spin is served in the Rose Lounge. St James Bar stirs up moody cocktails amid emerald velvet and low-lit lamps. Expect personalised service at every turn. Our only standard is yours.

Experiences & offers

Browse our exclusive selection of experiences and offers at Sofitel London St James. Choose from romance, beauty, afternoon tea – or all at once. We're here to enhance your stay by speaking your language and anticipating your needs, whether that is through coveted offers or first-class service.

  • Magnifique Afternoon Tea

    Experience our Afternoon Tea offer at Sofitel London St James, a luxury hotel in London near Buckingham Palace.

  • Su-Man Ultimate Glow Facial

    Indulge in a famous Su-Man Ultimate Glow facial at Sofitel London St James, a luxury hotel in London near Buckingham Palace.

  • Romance, The French Way

    Indulge in our Romance, the French Way package at Sofitel London St James, a luxury hotel in London near Trafalgar Square.

  • Family Offer, Inspired by Le Petit Prince

    Book our Family Offer Inspired by Le Petit Prince for 50% off an adjoining room for your children, along with breakfast and late checkout.

  • Early birds' delight

    Save up to 25% when you book in advance at Sofitel. Plan ahead for a memorable stay with luxury rooms, first-class dining and indulgent spa treatments

Meetings & events

Sumptuous soirée or elegant event. However you come together, do it in style at Sofitel London St James. All 12 of our event spaces have a chic design, linked together by an artistic foyer that doubles as a reception area. Find a home for your special event, business meeting or wedding right here.

  • Meetings

    With 12 event spaces for up to 200 guests, Sofitel London St James is one of the best hotels in London for business meetings, social events and weddings.

  • Weddings

    Weddings with French elegance set in a grand London locale, that's the promise at Sofitel London St James, with two event suites and a wedding coordinator.

Sustainable Luxury

Sustainability is woven into everything we do. In July 2023, we received Green Key certification – a prestigious status given to hotels who uphold the highest levels of environmental responsibility. This reflects our many amenities and services that are designed to reduce environmental impact.

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Frequently asked questions

Set in the heart of London and just a 4-minute walk from Piccadilly Circus station, Sofitel London St James is easily reached from all major airports. Our Concierge is on hand to arrange a private car for a smooth transfer, as well as valet parking. Please contact:

Let us take the wheel, while you relax. We are pleased to offer secure valet parking for your convenience. Our Concierge team will be delighted to arrange this for you in advance, or simply drive up when you arrive. Alternatively, the nearest carparks are just a 5-minute walk away at Q-Park Trafalgar, on Cockspur Street, or Q-Park Leicester Square on Whitcomb Street.

It's easy to book a room or suite with breakfast included, and you can do this when you make your reservation. Make sure to check your confirmation to ensure the rate you have chosen is inclusive of breakfast.

Our playfully designed and luxurious rooms are ideal for bringing families and groups together. We offer the option to book interconnecting rooms and suites to create one big home away from home. Our friendly reservations team is on hand to help.

Location & Contact


6 Waterloo Place


United Kingdom

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20 Parking spaces

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