The Rubens At The Palace

39 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0PS, United Kingdom
+44 207 834 6600

Cheapest
rate per night

8.9

Excellent
based on 1,373 reviews
The Rubens At The Palace - London, England, United Kingdom
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Hotels.com £126
£141
Trip.com £141
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Good to know

Value for money

7.9

Distance to city centre

0.8 mi

Location rating

9.6

Nearest airport

London Heathrow

Distance to airport

13.6 mi

Rooms

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Double rooms

£182+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
£182
Unknown
£207
Unknown
£217
Unknown
£244
Unknown
£258
Unknown
£280
Unknown
£292
Unknown
£386

Classic rooms

£126+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Double bed
£126
Unknown
£160
Unknown
£161
Unknown
£171
Unknown
£190
Unknown
£205
Double bed
£213
Double bed
£221
Double bed
£224
Unknown
£235
Unknown
£238
Double bed
£256
Double bed
£283

Executive rooms

£141+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
£141
Unknown
£141
Unknown
£225
Unknown
£244
King bed
£252
Unknown
£277
King bed
£333
Unknown
£361

Superior rooms

£257+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
£257
Unknown
£279
Unknown
£309
King bed
£314
Unknown
£333

Standard rooms

£295+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
£295

King rooms

£265+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
£265
Unknown
£345

Reviews

Pros

Cons

Traveller rating

720
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  • Okay
    Sep 2018
    5.7

    Excessive prices and unfriendly bar staff

    Great location

    £18 for a vodka and coke and £9 per pint. What’s more all bills have a 12.5% discretionary service charge which isn’t brought to your attention. Bar staff also have poor English and are unhelpful and rude.

  • Okay
    Jul 2019
    5.1

    Breakfast was good. Downstairs was nice.

    The rooms were old and not well maintained. The shower flooded the bathroom. Rooms were small.

  • Okay
    Dec 2010
    6.0

    helpfulness and friendliness upon reception

    door of room needs caulking to reduce noise from hall

  • Good
    Dec 2010
    6.7

    The staff were excellent

    No pool/jacuzzi facilitiesbathroom a tad small considering deluxe upgrade taken

  • Good
    Nov 2010
    8.0

    Excellent location, superb room and staff were exceptionally polite and accomodating. In fact the staff really stood out among a lot of hotels I have been at. Breakfast was also great.

    The Guiness tap was out at the bar.

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About

Overview

Located in the heart of London, The Rubens at the Palace gives guests a spectacular view overlooking Buckingham Palace. This hotel offers luxurious guest rooms ranging from the Family Suite to the Master Suite. Guests enjoy traditional styles that are both classy and opulent, with the modern amenities of today.

Each stay at The Rubens at the Palace include complementary WiFi Internet, an interactive television that is part of a complete entertainment system, as well as plenty of movies and music for guests to peruse. Royal Themed King Rooms are a special treat and feature decor and artistic elements that pay homage to past British monarchs. Royal suites are also decked with crystal chandeliers.

Visitors at The Rubens have numerous dining options. They can enjoy Afternoon Tea in true English tradition inside the Palace Lounge, which gives guests a prime view of The Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace. The English Grill serves fine cuisine in a contemporary atmosphere. The menu has top-quality meats and produce that are also served in the Queen’s kitchen. For more exotic flavors, guests can venture into The Curry Room, which serves authentic Indian and African cuisine. The New York Bar has a wide range of cocktails, beers, wines, and other spirits to top off an elegant evening out.

The Rubens at the Palace is also a great place to host an event or special occasion. The event spaces can accommodate up to 160 people, and the professional event staff help to coordinate gatherings like weddings, business meetings, banquets, and more. For weddings, the Wedding Specialist help to plan every detail of the special day. For other events, such as parties and business meetings.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

8.9 Excellent

based on 1,373 reviews

9.1

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

9.5

Staff

7.9

Value for money

Check in

14:00

Check out

12:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Business centre
Concierge service
Currency exchange on-site
Gift shop
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Smoke alarms
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Express check out
Hairdryer
Cable or satellite TV
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Wake-up service
Storage available
Linens
Towels
Lift
Accessible by lift
Adapter
Alarm clock
Body soap
Bottle of water
Bridal suite
Carpeted
Conditioner
Desk
Family rooms
Feather pillow
Flat-screen TV
Free toiletries
Fruits
Heating
Hypoallergenic
Hypoallergenic pillow
Key card access
Kids meals
Landmark view
Laptop safe
Newspapers
Non-feather pillow
Private bathroom
Private check-in/check-out
Safety deposit box
Seating area
Shampoo
Shower cap
Slippers
Socket near the bed
Sofa
Soundproof rooms
Soundproofing
Telephone
Toilet
Toilet paper
Dustbins
TV
Upper floors accessible by lift
Valet parking
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe or closet
Window
Wi-Fi available in all areas
Daily housekeeping
Fax/photocopying
Ironing service
Public transport tickets
Shoeshine
Bathrobe
Ticket service
CCTV in common areas
CCTV outside property
Laundry facilities
Safe
Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
Free Internet
Wedding services

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Buckingham Palace 388 yd
  • St James's Palace 0.5 mi
  • Churchill War Rooms 0.7 mi
  • Westminster Abbey 0.7 mi
  • Palace of Westminster 0.8 mi
  • Big Ben 0.8 mi

About the neighbourhood

Westminster is known for: touristy, political epicenter, royalty

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