Sofitel London St James

6, Waterloo Place, England, SW1Y 4AN, United Kingdom


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Hotel Sofitel London St James Events

In one of London’s most iconic areas is Hotel Sofitel London St James, a luxurious five-star hotel and event space that marries modern French style with British sophistication to create a spectacular venue. 

Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, St James’s Park, and Buckingham Palace are all within walking distance, putting Hotel Sofitel London St James right in the middle of the action. 

The large, white neoclassical façade on Waterloo Place gives a taste of what’s to come inside Sofitel London St James, where elegance, style, and exceptional attention to detail are in store. Everything here is seamless, from the food that’s served to the in-house events team that ensures your event runs smoothly — whether that’s a conference, private dinner with family and friends, or your wedding day. 

At Hotel Sofitel London St James, flexibility and a willingness to create an event suited to you and your needs are the focal points. Whatever you have in mind for your Sofitel London event, you’ll always be in good hands. 

Highlights of Hotel Sofitel London St James Events:

  • Five-star luxury hotel with beautiful interiors and exceptional service
  • Central London location
  • Four licensed areas for wedding and civil ceremonies 
  • 12 event spaces 
  • Cutting edge conference equipment 
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standing Up to 180 Standing
dining Up to 143 Dining
theatre Up to 200 Theatre
boardroom Up to 45 Boardroom
cabaret Up to 96 Cabaret
ushaped Up to 45 U-Shaped
classroom Up to 125 Classroom


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available 199
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
Catering Options  3rd Party Catering
 In-house Catering
Dry Hire
  In-house Catering & Dry Hire
Cuisine Options  Buffet
 Sit Down
 Food Stations
 Asian Cuisine

Spaces At This Venue

  • Sofitel London St James Corporate Event, Westminster Suite


    The Westminster Suite is the largest venue at Hotel Sofitel London St James, with capacity for up to 200 guests, or 143 for a banquet without a stage. With the option to divide this suite into two and with a separate breakout room, the Westminster is a fully flexible and functional space that will allow for a seamless event.

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  • Sofitel London St James Event


    A flexible space, the Mayfair Suite at Hotel Sofitel London St James can be enjoyed as is, or divided into two, making it a great option if you’re hosting an event that requires a separate meeting and reception area. Crystal chandeliers and neutral yet elegant décor make for a chic space that would suit any type of event. The Mayfair Suite has capacity for up to 180 cocktail style or 132 for a banquet without a stage.

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  • Sofitel London St James Event

    Meeting Rooms

    There are five meeting rooms available at Hotel Sofitel London St James: the Boardroom, Chelsea Suite, Belgravia Suite, Kensington Suite and Piccadilly-Bloomsbury Suite. From small spaces that allow up to 12 people, to larger that can fit up to 70, there’s a meeting room to suit any type of event. All rooms come with state-of-the-art technology and conference facilities.

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  • Wild Honey Restaurant Private Dining Room

    The private dining room at Wild Honey St James provides a luxurious, sophisticated setting for a lunch or dinner event with friends or colleagues. The long table seats 16 guests in comfy blue velvet chairs. Warm lighting and a completely private setting lend an intimate feel to events in this space.

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Nearby Restaurants

  • Busaba Leicester Square
  • Steak & Co. Leicester Square Charing Cross
  • Burger & Lobster Leicester Square
  • Barrafina

Nearby Parks

  • St James’s Park
  • Green Park
  • Hyde Park
  • Whitehall Gardens

Nearby attractions

  • The National Gallery
  • Piccadilly Square
  • The London Eye
  • Admiralty Arch

Venue Testimonials

Warm welcome, big comfortable clean rooms, delicious food, kind happy smiles […] The location is also great because the hotel is exactly in the centre of London.

Penny Kef

A luxury up market branded hotel in the heart of London. […] Very courteous staff and good service.

Alan Samsang

Beautiful surroundings, lovely staff and the food was excellent.

Shirley Ibegbuna

Frequently Asked Questions

Wedding packages start from £150 per person

Yes, Hotel Sofitel London St James can accommodate small wedding receptions in the small suites and intimate dining rooms, and large weddings for up to 160 people. 

Weddings at Hotel Sofitel London St James are elegant and luxurious with five-star service. Weddings here vary in size and can be completely tailored to the couple. 

Yes, there are 12 event spaces at Hotel Sofitel London St James that are suitable for corporate functions. Conference facilities and AV equipment are available. 

There are 183 5-star luxury hotel guest rooms at Hotel Sofitel London St James, ranging from classic rooms to connected family suites and large, luxurious suites. Pricing ranges depending on dates, and typically starts around £350 per room. When rooms are booked in groups for an event, a discount may be offered for guests.

Catering comes from the hotel’s restaurant, Wild Honey St James, which creates modern, refined French-British dishes with seasonal ingredients. 

Yes, dry hire is available for weddings at Hotel Sofitel London St James.


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