Sofitel London St James is a hidden treasure in the heart of London, nestled in the serene St James area, steps away from iconic landmarks like Piccadilly, Buckingham Palace, and Trafalgar Square. The six-floor Grade II listed building, with its grandiose architecture, overlooks the captivating Royal setting of Pall Mall and Waterloo Place.
Situated in the prestigious St James’s area, the hotel seamlessly blends British refinement with Parisian elegance. The exterior showcases neo-classical British architecture, while the interior surprises with a touch of audacity. The 183 rooms are a fusion of bold designs, combining classic and contemporary elements. From the Rose Lounge tearoom to the St James Bar, each space exudes a sense of luxury and sophistication.
Sofitel London St James is more than a luxurious stay; it’s an experience that captures the essence of London’s glamour and French modernism. The hotel is an ideal address for celebrations in the vibrant heart of London, offering event rooms with a dedicated entrance on Waterloo Place. The sophisticated spaces can accommodate various celebrations, from extravagant champagne receptions to intimate dinners for 140 friends and family.
The hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies with 12 event rooms and one private dining room. The skilled team, well-versed in the art of hospitality, ensures a seamless and stress-free experience. From the early planning stages to the grand day, the French “art de recevoir” creates a personalised and memorable celebration. The hotel boasts 183 contemporary bedrooms and suites, a luxury spa (So SPA), and complimentary benefits for ceremonies with 85 guests or more.
Head Chef Martin Horsley designs menus that elevate the dining experience, from elevated three-course meals to sharing platters. Whether it’s a grand entrance or the smallest detail, every moment is crafted to be a cherished memory at Sofitel London St James.
Two of our packages include a bridal room on the wedding night. Wedding guests receive a 15% discount on the public rates for up to 7 bedrooms.
Should you require additional rooms, please advise us of your requirements as soon as possible so we can fulfil your specific needs. Please get in touch with reservations at Reservations.StJames@sofitel.com.
We have a licence with the Westminster Council in our Mayfair Suite and Kensington Suite. Please book your registrar directly online after giving your notice of marriage. Link here: www.westminster.gov.uk
By health and safety regulations, for events over 80 guests, one security officer is required per 80 guests (or part thereof) at a minimum charge of £300.00 for 8 hours and £50.00 per hour thereafter. External security is not permitted.
We authorise open flame with candles. If you have any other specific requests, please don't hesitate to contact us directly.
I'm afraid we do not authorise confetti inside the hotel.