Conrad London St. James
What We Love
- The wine and beer glasses that come with the minibar
- It’s surprisingly quiet for such a bustling setting
- Sinking into a deep sofa in the Blue Boar Bar for a London-brewed pint of craft beer
- The 19th-century façade makes you feel like a part of local history
What To Know
- The gym is open 24 hours
- The delightfully comfy beds are Hypnos – British-made and even royalty approved
- Free WiFi
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
In a building that once held government offices, the Conrad has turned its six floors into a luxury hotel (though you’re still likely to spot Westminster denizens holding meetings in the lounge and bar). It stands apart from competitors with its provocative art collection; the proudly British menu at the Blue Boar restaurant, which boasts house-smoked Cornish mackerel and roast cod; and a concierge team that tailors their recommendations to each guest. Every room comes with a Nespresso machine and the large bathrooms all have separate tubs and walk-in showers. It’s really the hotel’s prime positioning that makes it such a good choice for visitors, though: on Westminster’s doorstep, it’s in the very heart of the city.
In the Area
The St. James’ Park tube station is just across the street from the hotel, making access to all the offerings of London as handy as can be. There’s plenty to see within a few minutes’ walk, though, including Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament. If it’s your first time in London, you couldn’t do better. Finding non-touristy eating and drinking options nearby takes a bit of work, but The Cinnamon Club is a gem: the stunning lofty space is lined with books and serves gourmet, inventive Indian dishes that you’ll remember long after you’ve paid the check. An outpost from homegrown celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, Jamie’s Italian, is also nearby.
How to Get There
Hotel has an excellent location next to the metro station and very nice pubs around. Stuff is characterized from professionalism and excellent behavior. Breakfast was delicious with a great variety of food. The only disadvantage, is that some rooms are a little bit small for their price, and had some difficulties with the WiFi connection. Still had an amazing stay and worth every penny!
Awesome Hotel!! This is my wife's favorite hotel in the world. The Hotel room is very luxurious and the service is superb, We enjoyed an excellent room with executive lounge access. Location cannot be beat-close to Westminster, Big Ben, tube, and great restaurants. Can't wait to come back.
Together with my boyfriend, we stayed over on a Saturday, to celebrate our 1 year anniversary, and could not have chosen a better option in London!
We loved the hotel, its design gave us some inspiration for a future ideal home, but what I was most happy with, was the service, from a very warm check-in, when we were also greeted by the Guest Relations Manager, to a most efficient check-out.
We ended up having dinner in the hotel, due to the rainy weather and we were very happy with the choice. Service was impeccable, personalized and nonintrusive. Regarding the food, my only regret is not having any space left for dessert. The chicken terrine from the starts was amazing…