This stunning boutique-style hotel overlooks Buckingham Palace and its mews, and provides personalized service. The Rubens at the Palace is a short walk from Victoria station and is ideal for Victoria Palace and Victoria Apollo theaters. The hotel is located a short walk from Westminster, Mayfair and London’s West End. Each room at The Rubens at the Palace has been individually designed with thoughtful touches of luxury as well as homely comforts. The hotel features a selection of some of the very best food and beverage offerings in London with culinary experiences tailored using ingredients from Royal Warrant Holder suppliers. The flagship English Grill restaurant offers a truly refined and stylish setting in opulently designed surroundings. Murano chandeliers and a live-action kitchen make for a truly unique experience. The menu offers signature classics, including steaks, plant-based selections and seasonal desserts. Dishes are grilled to perfection in our charcoal-fired Josper Grill. The glass wall overlooking the pass allows guests to watch some of the action taking place in the kitchen with several of our menu items served with a theatrical table-side flourish. The dining experience is accompanied by an extensive wine list, including a fine selection from Bouchard Finlayson, our vineyard in South Africa, alongside a beautiful Champagne trolley. The Palace Lounge is a magnificent bright open space with panoramic views of The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace - the King's stables. As the royal carriages pass, it is the perfect place to start your day with a morning coffee and a selection of delicious pastries. The Palace Lounge is the ideal setting to enjoy our famous Royal Afternoon Tea. Our Curry Room is an authentic journey of discovery, blending Indian and African influences in our signature fine-dining style. An inspired three-course menu created by Chef Arun Kumar alongside an exceptional Thali. The New York Bar is renowned for its striking red décor, original artwork and luxurious ambiance. With a blend of traditional hospitality offering a journey from early signature classics through to modern mixology. Delicious home curated infusions and table-side theater make for an unforgettable experience. The New York Bar is home to some of the most famous Gin and Whiskey experiences in London and provides the perfect setting for luxury date nights, after work drinks, pre-dinner cocktails and laid-back lunch meetings.

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

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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

Continental, Full English/Irish, American, Buffet


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 queen bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 full bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for London
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Deborah
    Canada Canada
    The proximity to Victoria Station, Buckingham Palace and restaurants was perfect. The staff was very attentive and hotel, although busy , was quiet at night
  • Matt
    United States of America United States of America
    Staff is top notch and location is perfect. Close to subway and easy walking distance to all attractions.
  • Kerwin
    New Zealand New Zealand
    Location is very close to Buckingham Palace which is great. Indian restaurant is the best.

Hotel area info

2 Restaurants On Site

  • The English Grill
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • The Curry Room
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
    • Ambience
    • 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 are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Evening entertainment
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs £70 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • 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
  • 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!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM


From 1:00 AM to 12:00 PM



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 will be charged as 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

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 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
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please be aware that on arrival at the hotel a credit or debit card or cash deposit must be provided for a pre charge/ authorization for the accommodations and for any extras. As a standard hotel policy, upon arrival an amount of £100.00 per night will be temporarily pre authorized on your card or taken as cash deposit towards any extras during your stay with us. Anything that is not used will be released from your card upon your departure from the Hotel.

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

FAQs about Rubens At The Palace

  • Room options at Rubens At The Palace include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Triple
    • Single
    • Twin

  • Rubens At The Palace has 2 restaurants:

    • The English Grill
    • The Curry Room

  • 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 offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Evening entertainment

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

  • Guests staying at Rubens At The Palace can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

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