Opposite Nottingham Castle, St James epitomises 3 of our favourite words - luxury, location, style. Park up. Check in. And head out to Robin Hood's stomping ground.

St James Hotel likes to do things differently; from a baby grand piano in its penthouse suite, reminiscent of the palazzos of Venice, to its in-house art gallery and exquisitely eccentric furniture by Imperatorum – an exclusive British brand inspired by travel and a sense of wonder. It is a natural choice, then, for a hotel that stands in the centre of a UNESCO City of Literature, steeped in the legend of Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men.

Design-led rooms at St James Hotel range wildly (of course they do) from price-conscious crash pads to a fabulous four poster, yet all enjoy free Wi-Fi, LCD flat-screen TVs and complimentary bathroom amenities from The White Company. And there’s 24-hour room service should you crave a midnight bite.

No/6 is the boutique lounge and bar that offers a small but distinctly satisfying food menu, and bookish surrounds where you can sip a beautifully blended signature cocktail (try the No/6 Fix with bathtub gin), or crack open a limited-edition bottle. So grab a book, kick back, and relax.

The hotel’s in-house Left Gallery exhibits artists from around the globe. Plus, did we mention that Nottingham Castle, Museum and Art Gallery is a minute’s walk? Staying at St James Hotel, you really do enjoy an unrivalled location.

Refreshingly, parking is available next door to St James Hotel at the NCP St James’s Street car park. Nottingham Train Station is a 10-minute stroll, passing Broadmarsh shopping centre – with access to the City’s vast network of caves – before crossing the canal.

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking (475 cars; charge)
  • Art gallery
  • Lounge bar
  • 87 Bedrooms
  • 4 Meeting rooms
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Lift(s)
  • No ground floor rooms
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  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check-out
  • Room service
  • Shoeshine
  • Newspaper
  • Concierge
  • Safe deposit
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift(s)
  • Laundry service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Accessible public areas
  • Toning room

Bedrooms & Suites

Compact Double

Our Crash Pads are value hotel rooms in Nottingham that offer the perfect space for a comfortable overnight stay. Bright and youthful in design, they provide the ideal space for a single traveller to bed down for the evening.Whilst being suitable for only one adult, each room still has a double bed, en suite bathroom, LCD television, free Wi-Fi internet and complimentary toiletries from The White Company.

Classic Double

Classic rooms are larger than compact doubles and are styled to a higher standard. Matt blacks and deep, dramatic reds are carried through to the black brocade feature wallpaper punctuated by handcrafted steel stag heads.The Classic Rooms are available with either one double sized bed or two single beds. We also offer an accessible Classic Room, which is fully DDA compliant for guests with special needs.

Classic Twin

Classic rooms are larger than compact doubles and are styled to a higher standard. Matt blacks and deep, dramatic reds are carried through to the black brocade feature wallpaper punctuated by handcrafted steel stag heads.The Classic Rooms are available with two single beds. We also offer an accessible Classic Room, which is fully DDA compliant for guests with special needs.

Executive Double

Executive rooms are larger than classics - they feature an additional seating area with a coffee table and a sofa bed - and enhanced amenities, such as a Nespresso coffee machine. These rooms are ideally suited to families, accommodating up to 3 adults and 1 child, or 2 adults and 2 children.

Four Poster Double

This one-of-a-kind room is the perfect way to show them how much you care. High ceilings, elegantly upholstered furniture and a luxuriously draped four-poster bed may well transport you back to the time of Richard the Lionheart. Need we mention the spa bath? Period style en suite bedroom.

Penthouse Suite

The choice of celebrities, this exquisite suite is quite simply the finest hotel suite in the city. With burr walnut floors, antique furniture, dining table for 8, a huge Jacuzzi, and even a baby grand piano – it’s the ideal way to treat a loved one. The room, with views overlooking Nottingham Castle and beyond, also makes a perfect venue for a cocktail party or private dining.

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Food & Drink

No/6 lounge & bar

Dining @ No/6

The book-lined lounge and bar at St James's Hotel is a stylish affair. Over 500 books give a collective nod to Nottingham's unique UNESCO City of Literature status (one of only two cities in England) and add a timeless quality to a contemporary space. Dining and drinks can be enjoyed in equal measure at No/6: Start your day with rich, locally roasted coffee and home-made granola with yoghurt. Or opt for the full St James. For lunch, enjoy a light bite; a platter (choose from charcuterie, cheese, fish, and bread); or perhaps a main such as Thai green chicken curry. The field mushroom and parmesan creamed leek wellington is a winning veggie option.

  • Breakfast - Mon-Fri: 07:00-09:30
  • Breakfast - Sat-Sun: 07:30-10:30
  • Lunch/Dinner - Mon-Sun: 12:00-21:30
Cocktails at No/6 lounge & bar

Drinking @ No/6

Lovingly curated, the drinks menu betrays a passion for classic cocktails, boutique spirits and craft ales; little-known names and limited-edition bottles can all be found here. You can pick your perfect mix from around a dozen signature cocktails, or go off-menu and order something a little more unconventional. No/6 is a singular spot to crack open a book and a bottle. Quaff the weekly guest ale (Friar Tuck would approve) with your ginger-battered fish and chips, or sip a late-night James Royal to round off your city excursions. Eat, drink, and be merry, but drink responsibly as our guest, or you'll have to answer to the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham.

Private Dining

The unique surroundings of St James Hotel present a wonderful setting for private dinners and celebrations. The hotel caters for reunions, anniversaries, family gatherings, birthday parties, charity and club events, and business dinners. Choose from a range of private rooms, each with its own individual character. Call Classic British Hotels on 0844 967 0984 for advice and let us help you organise a memorable private dinner.

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Location

1 Rutland Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 6FL, Great Britain

M1/J24
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  • Nottingham Station (0.5 mile)

  • East Midlands Airport (13 miles)

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Places to Visit

Galleries of Justice

Self-styled as a dark and sinister place, a certified paranormal hot spot (#WhoYouGonnaCall), Nottingham’s old courthouse and gaol serves up tours like a sentence-obsessed judge amid a crime heatwave – ghost tours, terror tours, prisoner tale tours, villainous sheriff tours, facts and felons tours, and more. There are free exhibitions too, including ‘Robin Hood: The Rise of a Rebel’ – perfect for families. This ghoulish curiosity of crime and punishment was deservedly voted England’s ‘Best Small Visitor Attraction of the Year’ in 2014.

  • High Pavement, The Lace Market, Nottingham NG1 1HN
  • Distance: 0.5 mile walk (10 min) from St James Hotel
  • Open: Monday–Friday 09:00–17:00, Saturday–Sunday 10:00–17:00
  • Galleries of Justice Museum website: http://www.galleriesofjustice.org.uk/

Meetings & Events

Great Ballroom at St James Hotel

Great Ballroom

150

Theatre

70

Cabaret

150

Banquet

160

Reception

45

Boardroom

85

Classroom

40

U-Shape

120

Dinner-Dance

  • Ground floor
  • Natural daylight
  • Air-conditioned
  • Wheelchair access

Oak Ballroom

150

Theatre

80

Cabaret

150

Banquet

180

Reception

45

Boardroom

85

Classroom

40

U-Shape

150

Dinner-Dance

  • Third floor
  • Natural daylight
  • Air-conditioned
  • Wheelchair access

King Charles

45

Theatre

18

Cabaret

45

Banquet

24

Boardroom

30

Classroom

24

U-Shape

  • Ground floor
  • Natural daylight
  • Air-conditioned
  • Wheelchair access

Queen Henrietta meeting room at St James Hotel

Queen Henrietta

45

Theatre

18

Cabaret

45

Banquet

24

Boardroom

30

Classroom

24

U-Shape

  • First floor
  • Natural daylight
  • Air-conditioned
  • Wheelchair access

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