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"We had a fantastic stay which was our first time in London with excellent staff and concierge who gave me amazing tips on where to go and what to see. ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 27 Dec 2018

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of London awaits you at The Rubens at the Palace. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find popular attractions like Victoria Palace Theatre and Buckingham Palace. Highlights at this boutique hotel include 2 restaurants, 4 bars/lounges, and a 24-hour business center.

You can enjoy TVs with satellite channels, and all 161 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi, free wired Internet, and free bottled water. Premium linens welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include bathrobes and designer toiletries. Additionally, 24-hour room service, safes, and hair dryers are available.

The restaurant, The English Grill, serves British cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Leopard Bar is the hotel's own Champagne bar, serving drinks along with light fare. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Each morning English breakfast is served between 7 AM and 10 AM. Bring your pet along and take advantage of this property's pet-friendly amenities such as food and water bowls. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Within a 15-minute walk of this 5-star London City Centre hotel, attractions include Hyde Park and The Mall.

Room, 1 Double Bed (Cosy 4ft 6 bed)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$328* Per night/room 26 Jan. - 27 Jan.

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Classic Room, 1 Double Bed (Royal Mews View)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Royal Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Room, 1 Single Bed

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Suite (Master)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The Rubens at the Palace ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for The Rubens at the Palace

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5 out of 5
We had a fantastic stay which was our first time in London with excellent staff and concierge who gave me amazing tips on where to go and what to see. The waiters and staff at breakfast were absolutely fabulous,especially Jerry and Stavros. Thank you for an amazing stay.

Posted by on 27 Dec. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Jan. 2019 by Paula

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for leaving us such a wonderful review. I am absolutely thrilled that you had such a wonderful stay with us and that you found all of the staff helpful with advice and service. I do hope we get to welcome you back soon. Warm regards Paula Orton Front Office Manager

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 4 bars/lounges. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the luxury The Rubens at the Palace. Parking is available for a fee. A complete renovation of The Rubens at the Palace was completed in May 2018. This 5-star London hotel is smoke free.

  • 161 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 4 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1911
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: London Victoria Station (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Metro station: Victoria Underground Station (0.4 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Rubens at the Palace offers 161 accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This London hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy English breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

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.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 500 per pet, per stay
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, Union Pay, debit cards, and cash. This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Online Penalty Collection
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows regional sanitisation guidelines We're Good To Go (UK)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 38 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 63 per night
  • Pet fee: GBP 500 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • 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 Rubens At The Palace Hotel
  • The Rubens At The Palace London
  • The Rubens At The Palace Hotel London

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & 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.

This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQ) guests.

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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.