Skip to main content.
All hotels in London, England, United Kingdom
1 room, 2 adults

The Rubens At The Palace - London

5-star5 stars
39 Buckingham Palace RoadLondonEnglandSW1W 0PSUnited Kingdom

Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants, near Victoria Palace Theatre
  • Free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Delicious food
717See all 717 reviews
From 4,828 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The Rubens At The Palace - London

More Info: 6823 2342

from S$222
  • Classic Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed
  • Royal Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Classic Room, 1 Double Bed, View (Royal Mews View)
  • Executive Suite
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, View (Royal Mews View)
  • Suite (Master)
  • Royal Room, 1 King Bed
  • Family Suite
  • Superior Room

What’s around The Rubens At The Palace - London


  • In London City Centre
  • Victoria Palace Theatre - 4 min walk
  • Apollo Victoria Theatre - 6 min walk
  • Buckingham Palace - 7 min walk
  • St. James Park - 11 min walk
  • Green Park - 12 min walk
  • Piccadilly - 13 min walk
  • Westminster Abbey - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 37 min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) - 39 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 79 min drive
  • London Victoria Rail Station - 5 min walk
  • London Charing Cross Station - 24 min walk
  • Vauxhall Station - 27 min walk
  • Victoria Underground Station - 5 min walk
  • St. James's Park Underground Station - 9 min walk
  • Hyde Park Corner Underground Station - 14 min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

About The Rubens At The Palace - London

Elegant London hotel 4-minute walk from Buckingham Palace

Near Victoria Station

Guests praise the central location and gracious, welcoming staff at Rubens at the Palace, about a 4-minute walk from both Buckingham Palace and Victoria Station. The historical Victoria Palace Theatre, a 3-minute walk, presents popular theatrical performances and musicals.

Portobello Road shopping

You could spend an afternoon strolling in nearby Hyde Park, stopping by the Speakers' Corner and the Diana Memorial Fountain. At the Portobello Road Market, 6 km away in Notting Hill, you'll find open-air stalls selling antiques and other goods, as well as international foods.

Afternoon tea and treats

Champagne is served along with the tea menu at The Leopard Bar. The English Grill serves buffet-style roasts, or you can linger over Indian-influenced cuisine and fine wines at The Curry Room, and enjoy cocktails and live music at The New York Bar.

Free WiFi, luxury linens

In the 161 handsomely appointed rooms, beds are dressed with luxury linens and WiFi is free, satellite TV with premium channels are in all rooms; some rooms face the Royal Mews. Guests enjoy free daily canapé service, and room service is available 24 hours a day.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Valet parking *

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 center
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • 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/bellhop
  • Year Built 1911
  • Elevator/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)
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • 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. Open daily.

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 - London’s small print

Also known as

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


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.

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.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 717 reviews

The Rubens At The Palace - London
Very Good8.0
Great location with good service
I stayed in room 233 it is a bit noisy with the HVAC system. The TV mount broke during my stay due to rusty nails and they promptly fixed it. The water took awhile to get hot, but was great once it got there. The room was a great size for a single.
Tanisha, us1 night trip
The Rubens At The Palace - London
New year's eve break
One of the friendliest hotels we have ever stayed in London. Staff were very good . Restaurant food was excellent. Very pleased with our stay. Very convenient to Victoria station too
Beverly, gb2 night trip
The Rubens At The Palace - London
A truly wonderful hotel
A really nice hotel and very handy for central London
Phil, gb2 night trip
The Rubens At The Palace - London
Very Good8.0
Great location but tiny room
Room was very nice, but tiny. The location was great.
Douglas, us2 night trip
The Rubens At The Palace - London
We're Enthusiastic Fans
Wonderful, traditional facility. Great linens, pillows, and bathrobes. Super rainwater shower and heated towel rack. Beautiful public rooms and very good food. Staff was exceptional - especially those at Concierge Desk and bellmen. -- We had a wonderful time and will definitely not only be back but also recommend to everyone who will listen. Our only frown was caused by the blocked mews view from our room (which we were not expecting) caused by extensive scaffolding.
Kathryn, us3 night trip

See all reviews

The Rubens At The Palace - London

Is the description of this property not correct? Tell us