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The Rubens At The Palace

5-star5 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
39 Buckingham Palace Road, London, England, SW1W 0PS, United Kingdom

Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants, near Victoria Palace Theatre
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
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Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.
Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Delicious food

The Rubens At The Palace

from A$443
  • Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed
  • Royal Double Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Classic Room, 1 Double Bed, View (Royal Mews View)
  • Executive Suite
  • Royal Room, 1 King Bed, View (Royal Mews View)
  • Suite (Master)
  • Royal Room, 1 King Bed
  • Family Suite
  • Superior Room
  • Executive Room, 1 Single Bed
  • Room, 1 Double Bed (Cosy 4ft 6 bed)

What’s around The Rubens At The Palace


  • In London City Centre
  • Victoria Palace Theatre - 3 min walk
  • Apollo Victoria Theatre - 5 min walk
  • Buckingham Palace - 7 min walk
  • St. James Park - 10 min walk
  • Green Park - 12 min walk
  • Piccadilly - 12 min walk
  • Park Lane - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 42 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 83 min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) - 23 min drive
  • London Victoria Rail Station - 3 min walk
  • London Charing Cross Station - 23 min walk
  • Vauxhall Station - 25 min walk
  • Victoria Underground Station - 5 min walk
  • St. James's Park Underground Station - 8 min walk
  • Hyde Park Corner Underground Station - 12 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 161 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets allowed *

  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 4 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Free use of nearby fitness centre
Working away
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Year Built – 1911
  • Lift
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Estonian
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


The English Grill - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

The Curry Room - This restaurant serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open select days.

The Leopard Bar - This Champagne bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

The New York Bar - This cocktail bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

Bbar & Restaurant - This bar serves brunch, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

The Rubens At The Palace’s small print

Also known as

  • Rubens Palace Hotel London
  • The Rubens At The Palace Hotel London
  • Rubens Palace Hotel
  • Rubens Palace London
  • Rubens Palace
  • Rubens At The Palace London
  • The Rubens At The Palace Hotel London
  • The Rubens At The Palace London, England
  • The Rubens At The Palace Hotel
  • The Rubens At The Palace London


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs GBP 46 per night

English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 22.00 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 500 per pet, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Rubens At The Palace

  • Are pets allowed at The Rubens At The Palace?
    Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of GBP 500 per pet, per stay.
  • Is parking offered at The Rubens At The Palace?
    Yes. Valet parking costs GBP 46 per night.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Rubens At The Palace?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Rubens At The Palace?
    Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Bbar (1-min walk), Le Signore (1-min walk), and Timmy Green (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 1,006 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Excellent service
Amazing service in this traditional English character hotel. All the staff are helpful and engaging and I observed this with all the guests and they were very helpful when I needed a few more hours upon my checkout.
Tod, au2 night business trip
Fair 4.0
Don’t book if u want a decent bed
Booking states queen but it is a tiny uncomfortable double...and there excuse queen in England means double.... bullocks Very tired rooms bathroom door splintering and windows filthy Curry restaurant stunning authentic Indian food with super service Concierge sent us on wild goose chase to catch Chelsea garden show bus. Stayed next door at Hotel 41 a year ago. It was a 10/10 Rubens 3/10
Russell, au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Enhance your holiday with staying in a good hotel.
Very professional, friendly, & helpful staff.The hotel is very clean & has a choose of eating places.
au2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Best night in London
My partner and I decided to stay somewhere nice and central for our last night in London, it was also our anniversary, this place goes above and beyond, the best night of our whole trip to England
Dimity, au1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent - look forward to staying here again
Excellent service from the moment we arrived laden with bags. Room was lovely as was bathroom. Bed was vast! Very comfortable. Drinks in the bar were very good and we had a really lovely meal in the restaurant. Would definitely choose to stay here again.
David, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Opulence & Elegance
The staff treated me like a royalty! They made me feel like I’m home. Junior at the front desk was amazing about my accommodation. The concierge whom I call “Mr. B” was gracious enough to get out of his way so I can have an afternoon tea. It was my first & thanks to Mr. B! He is always helpful in giving me directions whenever I need to go somewhere. Aaron was helpful & pleasant as well. Alessandro the bartender was a delight. Zoe & Catherine made sure I was having a good time. They are all amazing! And the breakfast crew at the English Grill was a delight. It’s opulence & elegance at its finest! I will book my stay at The Rubens again for sure! Thank you to everybody! You are the best & you are second to none.
Joselynn S., us6 night trip
Good 6.0
Good and bad
Check in was poor, room was single glazing over the trash dumpsters in a parking lot. Had to pay 50 GBP per night more for a king- beautiful but the room so small you could hardly move through it. Wait was awful in the bar. Tea was very nice and the porters were great-friendly and helpful. Very well located.
Leslie, us5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Highly recommend
Service was exceptional. Everyone was friendly and willing to help. My daughter has a severe food allergy and they took extreme care in making her feel comfortable eating in their restaurants. The room was clean but a bit cold. The location was great for walking to all the major tourist spots. There is a grocery store around the corner which was convenient for picking up snacks.
Donna, us4 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Relaxing, quality hotel that is central.
Comfortable, welcoming hotel - great staff from Michael on the door to the reception staff - nothing was ever too much trouble & they went out of their way to make your stay the best. Room was comfortable, clean & warm and had everything we needed- the view over the palace mews was great. We will return.
Tracey, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fabulous service, location, rooms. Highly recommended
H M, gb1 night trip

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