Find this hidden gem of a hotel in a quiet area of St James, just minutes away from Westminster and Piccadilly Circus. The Stafford is also just a stone's throw away from the up market boutiques of Bond Street, making it an ideal location for guests wishing to explore both London's shops and famous landmarks. As the hotel is privately owned, it retains a homely atmosphere as well as a feel of understated luxury.
Consisting of three 17th century townhouses, the hotel is full of traditional English character. All the guest rooms have been recently refurbished and are decorated with period furnishings in subtle, muted colours which compliment the buildings original features. Modern amenities such as free internet access and large screen televisions can be found in all the rooms. For those in need of extra space, the Stafford has an array of luxurious suites available, all furnished with beautiful antiques. These suites overlook stunning views of the hotel's courtyard, and are ideal for families. If you're looking for a real sense of luxury, the Guvnor's Suite has its own private terrace, a stylish fire place as well as modern extras including an IPod docking station.
Children can stay in rooms with their parents free of charge up to the age of two, and there is no charge for the hiring of cots. Extra beds are available, however be aware that there is an added cost for these if your child is over two.
The Stafford is home to a sizable gym containing an extensive range of cardiovascular equipment. Alternatively, guests can make use of the nearby state of the art Third Space Gym which has a swimming pool and numerous treatment rooms, all of which can be accessed for free by guests staying at the Stafford.
Located inside the Stafford is the famous American Bar, which has been a fashionable and popular venue since the 1930's. The walls of the bar are shrouded with memorabilia left by its past patrons, including a fascinating array of celebrity photos, caps and ties. Drinking in the American Bar gives guests the chance to soak up some of London's history whilst enjoying a wide selection of cocktails and wines.
The Stafford Restaurant serves traditional Anglo French dishes in a stunningly elegant room which gives guests the impression that they're dining in a country house rather than in central London. For a totally unique dining experience, the hotel's 360 year old, incredibly atmospheric wine cellars can be hired for private dinners. The candle lit tour through the Stafford's vast wine collection is a must for wine lovers. For guests in search of a more unconventional wedding venue, these cellars are a popular choice. The hotel's experienced team of events organisers will be on hand to make sure all private dining events run smoothly.
- Number of rooms: 105
- Rooms, ensuite: 105
- Price (single room): please enquire
- Price (double room): 498
- Room Service: 24 Hours
- Air conditioned
- DVD Facilities
- Passenger Lift
- Rooms for Disabled Guests
- Theatre Desk
- Licensed for Civil Weddings
- Directions: See the map on this page