Sofitel London St James

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

Sofitel London St James Weddings

Modern luxury without the stuffiness awaits at Hotel Sofitel London St James, the stylish five-star hotel in one of the city’s most chic neighbourhoods. With a striking neoclassical façade and plush, contemporary interior décor, impeccable service, and catering menus created by renowned chef Anthony Demetre, Hotel Sofitel London St James doubles as a glamorous London wedding venue.




The Scene at Hotel Sofitel London St James

Moments from St James’s Park, Buckingham Palace, Pall Mall, and Piccadilly Circus, Hotel Sofitel London St James takes pride of place amongst many of London’s most iconic and historic landmarks. 

The large hotel blends modern French and British aesthetics, with style and elegance et every turn — from the clean white neoclassical exterior, to the 12 stunning event spaces throughout. 

With different ceremony rooms, the option to transform all event spaces into your dream wedding reception, and a variety of wedding packages available, Hotel Sofitel London St James offers true variety to suit your wedding plans.

The in-house dedicated wedding team will help you organise and tailor every last bit of your big day, ensuring it’s a special and memorable moment for all. The five-star service and flavour-full menu options will be a particular highlight.  

Hotel Sofitel London St James Wedding Ceremonies

Wedding ceremonies at Hotel Sofitel London St James take place in the stunning Mayfair Suite with capacity for up to 160 people. The suite shines with neutral, luxe décor and chandeliers, lending ample opportunity to complement the setting with florals and a design story that suits you. 

For couples looking to have a civil ceremony only, Hotel Sofitel London St James is licensed for civil partnerships, with four licensed suites available for ceremony-only hire.

Hotel Sofitel London St James Wedding Receptions

The most popular wedding reception venues at Hotel Sofitel London St James are the Mayfair and Westminster Suites. Each of the suites is adorned in a classic, elegant manner with decorative lighting and neutral ivory striped wallpaper. 

Each space can be easily customised to reflect your personality and style, whether that means bringing in tall, sculptural floral arrangements or a more romantic design with a soft colour palette.

Enjoy the beautifully presented contemporary French-British cuisine devised by renowned chef Anthony Demetre, create your own bespoke menus, or choose your own caterers with the option of dry hire.

Wedding Photography Near Hotel Sofitel London St James

Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near Hotel Sofitel London St James are:

  • St James’s Park 
  • Whitehall Gardens
  • The National Gallery
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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

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Ceremony Only
Reception Only
Wedding Ceremony Indoor
Wedding Ceremony Cost

From £950


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


155sqm / 1750sqft

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.

Sofitel London St James Event


195sqm / 2100sqft

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.


The location of Sofitel London St James

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 ·

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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. 

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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