Redefining Luxury in the Heart of Royal London
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and its subsidiaries, collectively known as Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris, is a global enterprise, headquartered in India and recognized the world over for delivering a unique flavor of hospitality that offers world-class refinement while remaining deeply rooted in its Indian heritage. While providing jobs to the local community, supporting endangered artisan practices and reviving regal history, Taj offers guests the refined luxury of heritage combined with effortlessly efficient service and local expertise to create a moment to remember.
Incorporated by the founder of the Tata group, Jamsetji Tata, the company opened its first property, The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Bombay in 1903. Today, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces comprises over 130 hotels across the globe, including the United Kingdom, India, North America, Africa, Middle East, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Bhutan. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury.
With a distinguished pedigree shaped over the centuries, the discreet Victorian masterpiece that is the Taj in London, with its award-winning Shakespearean Courtyard, is perfectly placed between Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament in a historic enclave marking the centre of power.
Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences offers authentic luxury experiences in a bespoke and personalised environment, comprising three Victorian townhouses - Kings, Minsters and Falconers, each distinctly designed and beautifully restored to their iconic heritage. Treading the path from tradition to tomorrow, Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences redefines the meaning of luxury, creating a distinctive, customised and exclusive Taj experience.
St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel is an English classic typifying the concealed charm of one of Britain's finest hotels. Crisp and elegant, with an easy charm that’s reserved, yet attentive, St. James’ Court comprises five townhouses - Regents, Dukes, Almoners, Queens & Priors - with 338 rooms and suites. Exceeding the expectations of today’s discerning traveller, St. James' Court is a slice of the past served up on a contemporary platter.
Make the most of complimentary wi-fi, the premier Golden Keys Concierge service, tailored treatments at the Wellness Centre and an exceptional range of dining options with two bars The Hamptons Bar and Bombay Bar and four restaurants: Bank, Kona, Quilon; the signature Michelin star Indian South West coastal cuisine restaurant and Bombay Brasserie; bringing Indian flavours to London with a dining experience in sumptuous surroundings.