This stunning boutique-style hotel overlooks Buckingham Palace and its mews, and provides exceptional comfort and personal service where no request is too large, no detail too small. The deluxe Rubens is a short walk from Victoria train, Underground and bus stations, and is ideal for Victoria Palace Theater and Victoria Apollo Theater. A short walk away are Westminster, Green Park and Shaftesbury Avenue. Each room at Rubens has thoughtful extras as well as homely comforts, while the glass-paneled lounge offers fantastic views of the pageantry and Royal occasions. The English Grill restaurant offers a la carte dining, featuring a contemporary brasserie-style menu, including salads, main courses, steaks, desserts and signature dishes. The Palace Lounge offers drinks and snacks, as well as afternoon tea, overlooking the Royal Mews. Victoria Underground Station, and the shops and amenities of Victoria Square can be reached in 5 minutes' walk from the hotel.

This is our guests' favorite part of London, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Rubens At The Palace has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sep 8, 2006

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of London, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
1 queen bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
9.0
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
7.9
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
8.6
High score for London
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  • Isabella
    IsraelIsrael
    Great hotel in the great location! Thank you all the staff for the best service ever , special thanks to manager Kristina for the hot wellcomming ( fruits, vine and map with most interesting places to visit).For the breakfast I recommend to...
  • Joan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location. Staff very friendly. Luxury rooms.
  • Oindrila
    IndiaIndia
    The location is great. The manager and staff were very cooperative. They came to know it was our anniversary and sent us a lovely cake.They invited us for a Champagne. It was a wonderful experience!!
  • Andersen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Amazing location. Excellent staff. Beautiful and historical hotel.
  • Mark
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location, wonderful helpful staff, amazing breakfast. I highly recommend this hotel.
  • Frattaroli
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff was great, food was great, drinks were outstanding.
  • Carole
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff was very friendly, helpful and the service was excellent. Decor and ambience was perfect for the location which is literally across the street from Buckingham palace.
  • Karen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Personal touches helped us celebrate. The staff were all very professional yet friendly and kind. The location was close to sites we were interested in visiting. The hot chocolate was amazing.
  • Tina
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We loved everything about this hotel. Everyone treats you like royalty and is eager to help you with anything.
  • John
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff was superb! From the time we arrived to the time we departed the staff was extremely helpful and truly cared about making your stay memorable. All restaurants were first class. The location was close to Victoria Station enabling us to...
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Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Can we do early check in on Dec 19? We arrive at Heathrow 10 am. Do you have room service?

    You can add early check in to your reservation at £100.00 , we offer a 24h room service
    Answered on 18 June 2020
  • Is there a kettle and cups in the room

    There are complimentary Tea and Coffee facilities in all our rooms, as well as complimentary water on arrival.
    Answered on 18 June 2020
  • Hi, what time can I check in the earliest?

    Good Evening Many thanks for your enquiry. Our earliest check in time is 3pm. If you would like to arrive earlier we can certainly store your luggage ..
    Answered on 7 August 2022
  • What time is breakfast and can you have late check out

    Dear Guest, I can confirm breakfast is served at the following times: Monday - Friday: 06.30 - 10.00AM Saturday: 07.00 - 11.00AM Sunday: 07.00 - 11.3..
    Answered on 21 September 2022
  • how many beds are in the family suite as it states one large double bed but it says its suitable for 4 people.

    there is one king sized bed along with a sofa bed and an option of a rollaway or day bed. This room is best suited to 2 adults and 2 children. We also..
    Answered on 9 October 2020
  • Hi, What views do the superior rooms have? Thanks

    for a guarantee front facing room please book the royal mews view king rooms. the superior king rooms will overlook the street or interior atrium
    Answered on 18 February 2022
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Hotel area info *

Restaurants
2 Restaurants On Site

  • The English Grill
    • Cuisine
      British
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • The Curry Room
    • Cuisine
      Indian
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambience
      Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Rubens At The Palace
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Elevator
  • Bar
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Evening entertainment
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs £70 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • Danish
  • German
  • English
  • Estonian
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian
  • Latvian
  • Dutch
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Filipino

House rules

Rubens At The Palace takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Check-out

From 1:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Rubens At The Palace accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Rubens At The Palace

  • Check-in at Rubens At The Palace is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Room options at Rubens At The Palace include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Triple
    • Single
    • Twin

  • The prices at Rubens At The Palace may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Rubens At The Palace has 2 restaurants:

    • The Curry Room
    • The English Grill

  • Rubens At The Palace is 1 miles from the center of London. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Rubens At The Palace offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Evening entertainment

  • Guests staying at Rubens At The Palace can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish