St. James Court - A Taj Hotel
45-51 Buckingham Gate
London, SW1E 6AF, United Kingdom

Distance from hotel to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), 30 kms (19 miles). Distance from hotel to Victoria Station, 7 minutes. Distance from hotel to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), 47 kms (29 miles).  

St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, London is a discreet Victorian masterpiece, typifying the concealed charm of one of Britain's finest luxury hotels. Crisp and elegant, with the signature Taj warmth, St. James' Court strives to make each visit more pleasurable and memorable.  

Located in central London SW1, the hotel is just footsteps from Buckingham Palace and St. James' Park, and conveniently close to Westminster, Victoria Station, the West End and Mayfair. St. James' Court is perfectly positioned to explore London, for business or pleasure.  

When the hotel debuted in 1902 it was patronized by the highest in the land and, today, continues to retain the sophistication of bygone days. With three restaurants, including Quilon, two bars, a Wellness Centre, the St. James' Courtyard, and conference rooms and banqueting suites, St. James' Court is sure to be your favorite London hotel.  

Make the most of complimentary wifi internet, the premier Golden Keys Concierge service, tailored treatments at the Wellness Centre and a host of on-site dining options.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Accommodations for Physically Challenged Guests
  • Bars
  • Coffee Shop
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Doctor (on call) ($)
  • Facilities for Physically Challenged Guests
  • Fitness Center
  • Laundry Service ($)
  • Meeting Rooms ($)
  • Parking (nearby) ($)
  • Restaurants
  • Sauna
  • Spa ($)
  • Steam Room
  • Valet Service ($)
Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Markets (back to top)


Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 2:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break is 12 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  


• Classic -2 adults Classic King -3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child Executive -2 adults Executive King-3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child  

Classic, Ideal for couples or single travelers, these quintessentially English rooms have a double bed with bedside drawer tables.  

Classic King(*), Ideal for couples, these quintessentially English large rooms have a King bed with bedside drawer tables, an armchair and side table, a traditional writing desk and chair and a cabinet with a chest of drawers.  

Executive, Ideal for the independent corporate traveler, these chic and contemporary rooms have a double bed and feature a spacious work desk with a leather office chair.  

Executive King(*), Ideal for the independent corporate executive, these chic and contemporary large rooms have a King bed,a sleek cabinet with a chest of drawers and feature a spacious work desk with a leather office chair.  

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.  

All accommodations include: data port, trouser press, desk (work), voicemail, hairdryer, wake-up calls, internet access (high speed), iron, ironing board, mini-bar, mirror (shaving), modem point, movies (pay-per-view): ($), newspaper (complimentary), air conditioning, safe, bathrobes, telephone (in bathroom), bathroom, , , television (flat screen), coffee/tea maker and turndown service.  

($) Denotes a fee may be charged.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Bombay Bar, is the perfect place to unwind before lunch or dinner, or simply to drop-in to share a glass of champagne or a cocktail with friends or colleagues. The stylish bar design combines the exotic essence of old Bombay with cutting-edge London, featuring a mesmerizing spirit wall with drinks of every hue and shade.  

The Cellar Room, Inspired by the six miles of chalk cellars that lie below the Laurent-Perrier estate in Tours-sur-Marne, France, the cellar room provides the perfect atmosphere to experience some of the world's most respected champagnes. The Cellar Room stocks seven varieties of the champagne, from the Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut to the rare Alexandra Rose 2004, Laurent-Perrier meaning there is a glass to suit every taste and occasion; from champagne lovers looking for a quiet corner to indulge to groups wishing to hire the room for an exclusive tasting.  

The Hamptons Bar, With the air of sophistication, large elegant gilt mirrors and high-backed chairs the decor creates a sense of intimacy for a tete-a-tete or a larger gathering. The bar team are true professionals, with a extensive cocktail list that continuously reflects the season's finest ingredients. For those looking for light refreshments, the bar also serves afternoon tea, bar bites and light meals - creating the perfect place to unwind at any time of day.  

Zander, Located within our Bank restaurant features the longest bar in London and is one of the most memorable places to enjoy a pre-dinner or post-theatre cocktail or an evening with friends exploring an innovative and intriguing cocktail menu. Zander's team of highly skilled mixologists are passionate about cocktails, from neo-martinis to all the famous classics using only the finest and freshest ingredients.  

St. James' Courtyard, the courtyard is surrounded by a unique turn-of-the century red brick frieze, depicting scenes from Shakespeares Sylvan plays, overlooking a cherub-adorned Victorian fountain. St. James Courtyard is a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of central London, where you can marvel and the craftsmanship of the brick and stonework over a cool drink or a cappuccino and admire the artistry of the turrets, balconies, arches, columns, cornices, gable ends, consoles and copings, all overlaid with scrollwork and bas-reliefs.  

Bank, From the impressive bar to the tranquil conservatory overlooking the St. James' Courtyard, Bank offers an abundance of charm, color and character and a lively atmosphere to enjoy fine cuisine.  

• They're about classic and inspired seasonal cooking, amazing steaks and brilliant cocktails to match. They only serve the very best British beef naturally reared on farms selected by us. They pride themselves on the philosophy of ingredient provenance and are dedicated to ensure that every time you visit us, you will enjoy fantastic food and impeccable service.  

Bistro, the beautiful Bistro restaurant has a wonderful elegance to it and is simply perfect for a celebration, to meet friends, colleagues and family or just because. This season, we have launched a brand-new menu that is full of fresh, locally sourced produce. It includes delightful dishes such the 'Traditional London platter', comforting Indian favourites and desserts to surprise and indulge in. As well as a varied selection of other international cuisines, there is something on the menu to satisfy all with a little of what you fancy!  

Kona, is open for Breakfast and Afternoon Tea. Enjoy a festive selection of traditional and modern dishes for the Christmas season as well as some exquisite new dishes for the new year; a perfect start to your 2018! Our menu marries traditional cooking techniques with contemporary styling. It is unpretentious yet elegant and served in a luxurious environment with a homely, welcoming warmth.  

Quilon, opened in 1999 and quickly established south-west coastal Indian cuisine on the international food-lovers map. The menu embodies a unique blend of ethnic and progressive dishes with seafood at its heart but also offering meat, poultry and vegetarian dishes, mostly designed for sharing.  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)


General Information  

• Rates are inclusive of daily English breakfast.  

• Midweek (Mon-Thurs), Weekend (Fri-Sun).  

• Extra bed available in Classic King and Executive King rooms only at a charge-includes breakfast.  

• Children under the age of 16 are not allowed the use of the health Club facilities.  

Local Attractions (back to top)

Tourist Attractions Nearby:  

• National Gallery  

• St James's Park  

• Westminster Abbey  

• Houses Of Parliament  

• Tate Modern  

• Changing Of The Guard At Buckingham Palace