Winners were revealed at the 33rd annual Awards Dinner, held at The Mayfair Hotel in London on 3 November. Prizes are awarded on responses from guest nomination forms, guest survey reports, and local experts' reports drawn from the hotels featured in the most recent guides, with a readership of 6.2 million. With dedicated and highly trained local experts, the final choice is quite simply the best selection of accommodation for independent travellers.
Located at 6 Waterloo Place, on the corner of Pall Mall, close to the internationally recognised landmarks of Trafalgar Square and Regent Street, Sofitel London St James is situated in one of the most sought-after sites in the city. Home to an exceptional spa, So SPA, the celebrated brasserie, The Balcon, along with a beautiful tearoom, The Rose Lounge and after hours hot spot, St James Bar, Sofitel London St James has become one of the best luxury hotels in London. With many of the capital's landmarks nearby - Buckingham Palace, St James's Palace, St James's Park, The Mall, and most of the city's traditional gentlemen's clubs - the hotel caters for the international businessman as well as the leisure traveller.
Nicolas Pesty, General Manager of Sofitel London St James comments: 'We are thrilled to have been awarded such a wonderful accolade for Sofitel London St James which commends the efforts of the team. Sofitel London St James continually strives to achieve positive feedback from guests, and to have been selected as the Best Urban Hotel is a fantastic achievement. We aim to continue to grow and delight guests, offering a 'magnifique' experience to all who visit us.'