Rubens At The Palace

The Rubens At The Palace Hotel is a boutique luxury 4 star hotel located near Buckingham Palace in central London close to local attractions.


39 Buckingham Palace Road
Tel: +44 (0)20 7834 6600

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The hotel offers a prominent central London location close to Buckingham Palace and opposite the Royal Mews. Housed inside a wonderful period building, the hotel is retains many period features offering a hotel with plenty of character and charm. The boutique hotel offers individually designed rooms and prides itself on the personal service offered to guests offering an interesting alternative to larger luxury chain hotels.

The hotel offers a range of facilities for business meetings, venues, conferences and weddings making the hotel suitable for both business and leisure guests.

The hotel is close by to a number of local attractions and places of interest in the capital. Local transport links in the area include London Victoria train station located just under one mile away with access to regular services across London and the surrounding areas. The Gatwick Express train is available from London Victoria and offers regular services to and from Gatwick Airport.

There is good access to local bus and major roads. The closest Underground (Tube) station is located a few minutes walk away at London Victoria and St James’s Park tube station is located just over half a mile away, both stations offer quick access across London.

The hotel offers visitors a warm welcome and high levels of service and attention to detail. The hotel is located in the Victoria area of London where visitors can find easy access to local amenities. The Victoria area is among the most popular areas of the capital among visitors offering visitors with a choice of shops, boutiques, cafes and restaurants. The closest train stations are located at London Victoria, London Charing Cross and Vauxhall.


There are a total of 161 en-suite guest bedrooms; each room is decorated to a high standard offering luxury accommodation with high levels of comfort. Guests can choose from classic, superior and executive rooms, for more space and even greater luxury there are suites available.

Room facilities include air conditioning, television with satellite channels, alarm clock, radio, safety deposit box, hairdryer, iron and ironing facilities, work desk, seating area and tea and coffee making facilities. There is 24 hour room service available.

There is Wi-Fi internet access available at the hotel and is free of charge for guests. There are no on site car parking facilities, however there is an NCP car park located close by, the approx charge is £33 per day. It should be noted the hotel is located within the London Congestion Charging Zone.


Guests can enjoy a hot full English breakfast each morning or a Continental breakfast with a choice of breads, pastries, fruits, juices, yogurts, cereals and tea and coffee for a great start to the day.

There are two restaurants at the hotel; the Old Maters’ Restaurant is set in a carvery style offering a buffet menu with a range of meat, fish and vegetable dishes for diners to try along with a variety of temping desserts. There are healthy menu and vegetarian options available too.

The formal Library Restaurant offers diners a wonderful fine dining experience offering the best in British and International cuisine with a range of temping starters, main and desserts, there are also options from the grill available. There is an impressive international wine list to find the perfect accompaniment to your meal. The restaurant has plenty of old world grandeur and glamour with comfortable armchairs for an intimate atmosphere.

The Cavalry Bar and Palace Lounge offer a place where guests can sit back in the comfortable surroundings, relax and catch up with friends, family and colleagues over a drink and snacks. There are a wide range of drinks on offer ranging from beers, wines, champagnes and spirits including malt whiskeys. There is a bar menu offering a variety of snacks, light and main meals. In the evenings there is a pianist creating a relaxed atmosphere with old world charm.

Local Attractions

The hotel provides a good base from which to explore a number of attractions in London and local places of interest.

The hotel is situated in the Victoria area of central London offering a great location from which to see the various sights and attractions of one of the world’s great cities. London offers something for everyone there are a huge range of local shops specialising in local arts and crafts along with larger department stores and a variety of bars, restaurants and entertainment facilities.

There are a number of local attractions and places of interest close by to the hotel, including Buckingham Palace and Westminster Cathedral. The Apollo Victoria Theatre and Victoria Palace Theatre are located close by offering a range of shows, musicals and entertainment. The Victoria Place Shopping Centre offers a range of shops, cafes and restaurants within walking distance from the hotel.

Marble Arch and the famous shopping streets of Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street are located under 2 miles away. The West End and Theatreland is located within 3 miles, the London Eye, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament and Big Ben are all within 4 miles of the hotel via a short taxi ride or the tube.

The World Heritage Site at Maritime Greenwich is located 7 miles to the east and includes a number of famous attractions such as the Royal Observatory and the National Maritime Museum.

The world famous Hyde Park is located approx one mile from the hotel, the park offers a wonderful landscape in central London covering and area of 350 acres offering a great place to enjoy a number of walks, take part in boating, enjoy horse riding, rollerblading and eating out. Famous sights such as Marble Arch are within walking distance from Hyde Park.

Shopping in London offers visitors a huge choice of shopping facilities, the capital is home to some of the most famous shopping streets in the world including Oxford Street and Regent Street. Here visitors can find a wide range of stores to suit a range of budgets including famous department stores such as Selfridges, Marks & Spencer and House of Fraser.

London is a large city with many distinct areas offering a range of attractions. To the north of London visitors can find fashionable Camden famous for its markets and alternative style. Regents Park is one of London’s top attractions offering open green spaces perfect for enjoying walks and wildlife, open air theatre, London Zoo and a range of cafes and restaurants.

South London and the surrounding areas offer attractions such as Hampton Court Palace. Clapham is known for its choice of bars and restaurants and Croydon offers one of the largest shopping centres outside of central London. Wimbledon is located in South West London and is home to the world’s most famous tennis tournament, there is also a tennis museum to see.

To the east of London is the Docklands area including the Canary Wharf area containing some of the tallest buildings in London. Other areas of interest include Whitechapel famous for its outdoor market and Tower Hill where you can find the famous Tower Bridge and historic Tower of London. East London is also the site for the 2012 London Olympics with main site in Stratford.

West London and surrounding areas offers Windsor Castle, an official residence of the Queen and Eton College, one of the oldest and most prestigious schools in the UK. The world renowned Kew Gardens, one of the world’s leading botanic gardens containing a huge range of plants and fungi. Twickenham is home to the rugby stadium and fascinating Museum of Rugby. Kensington Palace is a firm favourite among visitors well known as the home of the late Diana, Princess of Wales.

Central London contains some of the world’s best known districts; Covent Garden, Soho, Mayfair, Piccadilly and Westminster are all located relatively close to each other. The area is also a shopper’s paradise with Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street among others to explore. Close by is fashionable Carnaby Street that came to symbolise the swinging sixties. London contains many markets including famous ones such as Covent Garden Market and Portobello Road Market to many smaller ones offering visitors with plenty of choice.

The city of London square mile area is home to many financial institutions based in London. There is an extraordinary concentration of banks from all over the world, insurance firms and all types of financial institutions.

There are a number of fine historical buildings here such as Westminster Abbey located in central London. There is also Buckingham Palace in the area, possibly the most famous palace in the world, visitors can go on guided tours so see inside the palace.

The hotel provides a convenient place from which to discover a range of attractions in the surrounding areas both in central London and the outer suburbs. Visitors can use a variety of modes of transport to get around ranging from using taxis to public transport with buses, trains, Underground (Tube) and cycling with cycling hire stations available across the capital.

The hotel is well located for exploring a range of London’s attractions and the attractions in neighbouring areas. In Kent attractions include historic Leeds Castle, Chartwell House and the World Heritage Sites in Canterbury. Surrey is home to Hampton Court Palace, Wisley Gardens and the towns of Richmond known for Richmond Park and Guildford known for its royal castle. East Sussex is known for the south coast with the city of Brighton located one hour from London.


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Closest Train Stations:

London Victoria: 0.2 Miles

London Charing Cross: 1 Mile

Vauxhall: 1.2 Miles

Closest Underground (Tube) Stations:

London Victoria: 0.2 Miles

St James’s Park: 0.6 Miles

Closest Airports:
The closest airport is London City Airport located 10 miles east by road via the A40, A13 and A1020. The larger Heathrow Airport is located 16 miles away to the west via the A4 and M4 by road.

London City Airport: 10 Miles

Heathrow Airport: 16 Miles

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