After almost a century of fine living, the building has lost none of its aristocratic grandeur. The chandeliers gleam as brightly; the decor is as rich; and the staff are as helpful, discreet, and attentive.
This is a London rendezvous in the grandest of styles. The Rubens has superb facilities throughout – an impressive lounge, an elegant bar, and stylish restaurants. Come on your own or come with friends,you will feel welcome from the moment you step through the door.
Each room is beautifully furnished and independently air-conditioned. There are bureau desks and, if you want it, a twice-daily maid service. Each room also has complimentary high-speed internet access for your laptop and a state-of-the-art entertainment system including interactive TV, a huge selection of on-demand movies, and a music library.
The choice of luxury 4-star accommodation at The Rubens is breathtaking: 143 deluxe guest rooms, eight royal rooms, and ten luxurious suites. Whichever room you choose, there are no compromises on comfort, serenity, or a good night's sleep. Many rooms and suites have views over the Royal Mews.
- High Speed Internet
- Pets Allowed
- 24 Hour Front Desk
- Concierge Desk
- Laundry and Valet Services
- Room Service
- Safe Deposit Box
With two restaurants, a separate lounge, two bars and 24-hour room service, The Rubens gives diners plenty of choice for every occasion – from cocktails, to light snacks, to traditional English afternoon tea and fine dining.
Cancellation and guarantee policies may vary by rate and room type and full details can be found once you proceed to the next step. Fees and any applicable deposits may not include tax and are subject to change, please inspect the price breakdown once you have selected a room. Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Any special requests are subject to availability upon check-in, cannot be guranteed and may incur additional charges.
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About the Location
The Rubens at the Palace lies at the heart of London's biggest tourist attractions. For business or pleasure, it's an unbeatable location.
It is the closest hotel to Buckingham Palace and within easy walking distance of Victoria Station and some of London's best shops and restaurants. From your windows you can watch the comings-and-goings of the guardsmen in the Royal Mews or you can step outside to share in the unforgettable daily pageant of the Changing of the Guard.
Many of the most popular sights are nearby: Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Downing Street, The London Eye and boat trips down the Thames to Greenwich.
Points of interest
- Buckingham Palace
- St. James Park
- Victoria Station
- Royal Mews
- Wellington Arch
- St. James's Square