A slice of the past served on a contemporary platter, perfectly placed between Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament in Westminster.
About: A discreet Victorian masterpiece with a historic Shakespearean Courtyard, St. James’ Court, A Taj Hotel occupies pride of place in central London, situated between Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament, perfectly positioned to explore London, whether it be for business or pleasure.
History: St. James’ Court, A Taj Hotel wasthe masterpiece of an English gentleman and Royal Engineer, Major Charles Pawley, who designed it to be exclusive, and exclusive it has remained.
The hotel first opened its doors in 1902 and, as it situated just a few minutes from Buckingham Palace, the Royal Court of St James, Downing Street, Whitehall, the HomeOffice and the Foreign Office, it soon secured patronage with the highest in the land. Pawley was able to create a pied a terre in the heart of London that was fashionably smart, exclusive, quiet and a home away from home for many of London’s key figures.
Accommodation: St. James’ Court, A Taj Hotel has 338 quintessential English classic or contemporary chic rooms and suites. Rooms range from the Executive Double Room, ideal for the independent corporate traveller, to the Executive Master Suite, with a spacious living room, perfect for hosting senior management and extended stays. With the premier Golden Keys Concierge service, a range of exceptional dining options across the four restaurants, a Wellness Centre and the luxury lifestyle boutique, St. James’ Court, A Taj exudes a combination of historic charm and contemporary sophistication.
We are delighted to let you know the hotel will be undergoing an extensive renovation to reinforce it as an exceptional hotel in London and within the worldwide Taj hotel group. The hotel is staying open throughout and we expect the work to be completed by May 2018.
Five-star heritage hotel, perfectly positioned close to Buckingham Palaceand Mayfairandjustastroll fromLondon’sgreatest landmarks.
About: Discreetly located between Buckingham Palace, Westminster and Mayfair, Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences offers one of the most enviable addresses in London. The 5 star heritage hotel is an architectural gem, comprised of three grand Victorian townhouses and offering the best in suite only luxury accommodation.
History: With a history dating back to Tudor England, the site of Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences has a rich history. Acquired by Major Pawley in 1897, the site saw the development of eight redbrick townhouses, developed to the highest architectural standards of the time. The three historic houses that make up Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences today have retained their original names, adding to the au- thenticity and historical legacy of the hotel site.
Overlooking the Victorian fountain guests to the suites and residences can admire the world’s longest sylvan-scenario Shakespearean-inspired frieze
Accommodation: The 86 luxurious suites and residences, range from one to six bedrooms and come complete with butler service, separate kitchen and living area, offering the space and exclusivity of a private home. Ideal for the business traveller, the Falconers Townhouse features one and two bedroom suites, while the Signature Suites, a favourite amongst Monarchs, statesmen and celebrities, offer the best in undisputed luxury.