The Stafford London
In central but peaceful St. James, The Stafford Hotel puts you within easy reach of London’s famous landmarks, close to the theaters of the West End, and a stone’s throw from iconic Bond Street and Oxford Street shopping. When your day exploring the English capital is over, relax in the hotel’s individually designed rooms and suites.
- Feel at home in one of the 107 individually decorated rooms with city views
- Condé Nast Traveler Awards top-rated hotel
- Work out in the fitness center on state-of-the-art Technogym equipment
- Step into the heart of historic St James with Buckingham Palace just across the park
- Sample British classics with a contemporary twist at The Game Bird restaurant
- Enjoy expertly blended cocktails in the cobbled courtyard of The American Bar
You will feel like you are staying in your very own London townhouse in The Stafford’s rooms and townhouse-style suites. Explore one of the most picturesque areas of the English capital with royal parks and the River Thames nearby.
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The Stafford’s buildings once belonged to lords, so you can expect accommodations befitting the British aristocracy. Its 107 rooms and suites are in three areas: the Mews, the Carriage House, and the Main House. The Main House mixes grand Victorian style with modern comfort, while the Carriage House offers a countryside feel in the heart of London.
All rooms and suites have individual color schemes with patterned wallpapers, four-poster beds, and bespoke furniture. Suites offer king- or queen-sized beds, spacious layouts, marble bathrooms, and cozy seating areas. Channeling private residences, the Mews suites are in the courtyard of the Main House, offering complete quiet and privacy amid the hustle and bustle of London. In the Penthouse suite, the quaint sitting room and fireplace create an extra-cozy experience, and from the terrace, you look out over St James Park and Mayfair’s rooftops.
The hotel’s dedicated concierge team can assist with your stay and explorations of London, whether that is booking tickets to a West End show, arranging an unforgettable dining experience, or planning smooth onward travel.
Chef Ben Tish heads up the Stafford’s two restaurants with a focus on European flavors, local suppliers, and farm-fresh ingredients. Sample British classics in the stylish art-filled atmosphere of The Game Bird, or stop by The American Bar for a cocktail experience you’ll never forget.
The Game Bird – Specializing in modern British comfort food and cooking, The Stafford’s main restaurant takes a seasonal approach to food, with local produce from British farms. Be sure to stop by for an authentic roast dinner on Sundays and toast your trip at the champagne bar. Specially commissioned artwork frames the dining booths, creating a genteel atmosphere.
The American Bar – This classic of the capital’s bar scene follows in the footsteps of the 1920s and '30s American bar tradition in London and Paris. Memorabilia and knick-knacks line the walls, with photographs from celebrity clientele popping up throughout. Try mixologist Benoit Provost’s expertly crafted menu of 12 specialty cocktails, and order Mediterranean snacks and light lunches from the bar menu.
- Soho Eating House
- Roti Chai
- Borough Market
- The Ledbury
Work out in the Stafford’s 24-hour fitness studio with Technogym equipment, or relax in the cobbled courtyard garden with a cocktail from The American Bar. Indulge in unique sommelier-hosted wine tasting and pairing menu experiences in the wine cellar.
Take a stroll around nearby St James’ Park, just a step away from The Stafford, or wander along the River Thames, a 20-minute walk away. Visit the shopping meccas of Knightsbridge and Oxford Street or hop on the tube to get to the National Gallery or Tate Britain. See a show at one of the West End theaters or soak up the vibrant atmosphere of nearby Chinatown.
Other nearby attractions:
- Trafalgar Square
- Admiralty Arch
- The London Eye
- Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament
- London Aquarium
- Hyde Park
- The National Gallery
The Stafford London
The Stafford has an enviable central London location in St. James, Mayfair, an area known for its picturesque streets, boutique shopping spots, and fine-dining restaurants. The hotel is a short walk from Green Park Underground station, close to the capital’s Theatreland, a stroll away from St. James’ Park, with Buckingham Palace and other iconic London landmarks nearby.
AirportsLondon City Airport is 7 mi / 12 km away — a 40-minute drive — and London Heathrow Airport is 14 mi / 24 km away, a one-hour drive.
If you are venturing out further, there are connections to major cities from St. Pancras and Paddington railway stations, both within a 25-minute drive from the hotel