SOFITEL LONDON ST JAMES
Many London hotels are dominated by floral patterns and antiquated styling, which can be charming if that's your style. At the Sofitel, however, the emphasis is more on modern lines, clean design and rooms painted in muted hues. (The one exception to this is the fabulous Rose Lounge, with its powerfully pink couch, afternoon tea service and ubiquitous fresh roses). Don't miss the spa while you're here; with an emphasis on French cosmetology, it's one of the best in town.