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The Stafford London

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Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, free minibar items
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Overview of The Stafford London

The Stafford London

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Buckingham Palace

9.2/10 Superb

671 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
16-18 St James's Place, London, England, SW1A 1NJ

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In London City Centre
  • Buckingham Palace - 6 min walk
  • Piccadilly Circus - 10 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 12 min walk
  • Trafalgar Square - 12 min walk
  • Leicester Square - 13 min walk
  • Oxford Street - 15 min walk
  • Big Ben - 19 min walk
  • Marble Arch - 24 min walk
  • London Eye - 24 min walk
  • The British Museum - 25 min walk

Getting around

  • London (LCY-London City) - 41 min drive
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 44 min drive
  • London (LTN-Luton) - 44 min drive
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 95 min drive
  • London Charing Cross Station - 16 min walk
  • London Victoria Rail Station - 16 min walk
  • London (ZEP-Victoria Train Station) - 17 min walk
  • Green Park Underground Station - 3 min walk
  • Piccadilly Circus Underground Station - 11 min walk
  • Hyde Park Corner Underground Station - 12 min walk


  • Chutney Mary - 2 min walk
  • Sake no Hana - 3 min walk
  • The Ritz Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Cafe Murano - 3 min walk
  • Il Vicolo - 3 min walk

About this property

The Stafford London

The Stafford London offers a great location, putting you within a short 10-minute walk of Buckingham Palace and Piccadilly Circus. Guests can visit the fitness centre for a workout or grab a bite to eat at The Gamebird, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include a bar/lounge and a terrace. Fellow travellers love the helpful staff and bar. Public transportation is only a short walk: Green Park Underground Station is 3 minutes and Piccadilly Circus Underground Station is 11 minutes.


Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish, Vietnamese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 105 rooms
  • Arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until anytime
  • Express check-out available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Babysitting*


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • On-site self-parking (GBP 65 per day)
  • Street parking available

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour room service

Travelling with children

  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • Use of nearby fitness centre

Working away

  • 24-hour business centre
  • 5 meeting rooms
  • Computer station


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop


  • 3 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1912
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Fitness centre


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium satellite channels
  • Films for purchase

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Stocked minibar (select free items)
  • Espresso maker
  • Dressing gowns and slippers

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


The Gamebird – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations are required.
The American Bar – This cocktail bar specialises in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Awards and affiliations

The Stafford London is listed in the 2021 Travel + Leisure 500.
The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Historic Hotels of the World.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between GBP 32 and GBP 35 per person (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for GBP 66.0 per day


  • Self-parking costs GBP 65 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.


Construction is underway at a neighbouring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does The Stafford London offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Stafford London does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Stafford London?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Stafford London?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Stafford London?
Yes. Self-parking costs GBP 65 per day.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Stafford London?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Stafford London and nearby?
Maintain your daily exercise routine at the gym.
Are there restaurants at or near The Stafford London?
Yes, The Gamebird offers al fresco dining and American cuisine. Nearby restaurants include The Ritz Restaurant (3-min walk), Cafe Murano (3-min walk) and Il Vicolo (3-min walk).
What's the area around The Stafford London like?
The Stafford London is in London City Centre, a short 3-minute walk from Green Park Underground Station and 6 minutes' walk from Buckingham Palace. Travellers give top marks for the hotel's prime location.

Overall score and ratings






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10/10 Exceptional

Christopher, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing hotel, couldn’t fault in anyway. Thank you
Adam, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nga Yan, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Alexander, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We have stayed many times. It is our home in London
Angela, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Arthur, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

I liked the nostalgic charm it exuded and the secluded, quiet location in a pretty alcove behind Piccadilly. The Nespresso coffee maker was challenging and eventually we gave up on it. Would have liked to have sone written instructions on how to use it.
Maureen, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Enrique, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent staff, great location, historic American Bar, simply th BEST in London
frank, 4-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Location was great but the hotel is small and not up to snuff compared to its competitors.
Madeline, 6-night family trip
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