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Only a short stroll from Buckingham Palace and the serene splendour of St. James's Park, the Crowne Plaza London St James is a modern, 4-star hotel in the heart of Westminster. With bright and traditional styled accommodations mixed with a contemporary flair and a range of excellent services including an award-winning Health Spa, Spa at Fifty One, three restaurants and two bars, and a fitness centre, the Crowne Plaza is a haven from the busy London rush.
Situated on Buckingham Gate in Westminster, within walking distance of Victoria tube station. It's location offers direct rail links to Gatwick airport via the Gatwick Express; as well as many destinations all across the country, and the adjacent tube lines provide access to the neighbouring areas of Kensington and Chelsea to the east and Westminster to the West. St James's Park is only one short tube stop away, and the majestic Buckingham Palace can be reached on foot.
With an individual style and charming decor, the guest rooms at the Crowne Plaza St James hotel are fully equipped with the latest technology fit for the 21st Century business traveller. These facilities include high-speed Internet access, CD player, satellite TV channels, and in room pay-per-view movies. Standard room amenities include telephone with voicemail, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryer, trouser press and ironing facilities, dual voltage plugs and a work desk.
There are also a number of deluxe rooms at the hotel, which are especially equipped for those with disabilities, including easy access, connecting rooms (these must be booked in advanced), easy switches and lowered viewports, grab bars in the en-suite bathroom, and additional space around the bed.
There are a number of superb suites available at the hotel for those who require a little more luxury, each with a separate lounge area. Deluxe suites feature a luxurious marbled en-suite bathroom with separate shower, and also a King-size bed.
Guests can dine at the hotel's three on-site restaurants, which serve a variety of delicious and exciting dishes. Relax in one of the hotel's two bars and enjoy a drink with friends or colleagues. In addition the Crowne Plaza offers a traditional room service menu available to guests 24 hours a day.
Bistro 51 Restaurant is open for breakfast; lunch and dinner, where guests can sample a traditional Sunday roast lunch with all the trimmings or a splendid dinner from the a la carte menu. All food is prepared using only the freshest ingredients by Executive Head Chef, Nick Harris, of Quaglino's fame.
Quilon Restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner, Quilon restaurant is the sister restaurant to The Bombay Brasserie, and offers a delightful menu of Indian cuisine. The American Association of Hospitality Sciences recently awarded Quilon with a 'five star diamond' award.
Bank Westminster Restaurant is housed in a stunning conservatory; the Crowne Plaza's Bank restaurant is a stylish Brasserie, which serves creative twists on traditional cuisine.
In addition, Hamptons Bar has an intimate, relaxed atmosphere, serving coffee, afternoon tea and cocktails, with a regular resident pianist in the evenings. Located in the Bank restaurant, the Zander Bar serves a variety of specialist cocktails accompanied by the resident DJ. The bar is a previous winner of the Evening Standard's 'Bar of the Year' award, and holds the prestigious accolade of having the longest bar in London - 48 metres!
Spa at Fifty One, the Crowne Plaza St James's onsite Health spa, offers a range of beauty treatments, all are 100% natural and chemical free, including Sodashi face and body treatments available for both men and women. The spa itself was included in Harpers and Queen's World's 100 Best Spas. Sauna, hydrotherapy baths and steam rooms are also available to help guest relax before their treatments. Treatments are available Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm and Saturday - Sunday 9am to 8:30pm.
For those who want something more active, the hotel comprises of a gym as well, which offers the following equipment and services: a cardiovascular area: 'Xer-vision' LCD monitors attached to each piece of cardiovascular equipment as 'in-flight' entertainment, with headphones; four treadmills; two total body cross-trainers; three upright bikes; one Stair Master stepper; one Precor cross-trainer; two Concept II rowing machines; machine weights; resistance equipment; and personal trainers if required.
The Crowne Plaza London St James has 18 dedicated meeting rooms, the largest able to cater for up to 250 delegates. Each room is decorated to a high standard and features a range of technologies and equipment to serve your function. There are 8 sales and meeting professionals on site to help with your arrangements and most rooms benefit from natural daylight. All include ISDN Internet lines and there is a fully air-conditioned executive boardroom.
There is also an elegant banquet suite, which would provide the perfect setting for a private dinner or a wedding reception.