The Rubens at the Palace

39 Buckingham Palace Rd., London SW1W0PS United Kingdom (GBR)
5 Star Luxury Property
51.498420-0.143160
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4.5/5

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  • Shuttle from airport available
  • Fitness center on property
  • Hotel has 161 rooms
  • Hotel has 4 floors
  • Hotel has 10 suites
  • Check in time: 14:00PM
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 6.7/10
  • Hotel has 3 meeting rooms

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Local Attractions

Local Attractions include: Closest hotel to Buckingham Palace London Eye Houses of Parliament Oxford Street 5 minutes on the Tuube HydePark 10 minutes away
4.5 out of 5. Based on 5098 guest reviews

Property Description

The Rubens at the Palace lies at the heart of London''s biggest tourist attractions. For business or pleasure, it''s an unbeatable location. We are the closest hotel to Buckingham Palace, and within easy walking distance of Victoria Station and some of London''s best shops and restaurants. The Rubens at the Palace is the majestic 4-star luxury hotel that gives you the best of both worlds. On the one hand, it recalls the magnificence and splendour of a bygone age; on the other, it gives you the latest in modern comforts and technology. 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.If you are looking for a venue in which to conduct a private meeting or event then The Rubens at Buckingham Palace comes fully equipped to meet your needs and more, with highly attentive staff and a range of business facilities to support you throughout.Our function rooms can accommodate up to 160 people in comfortable elegance.Between the 1st January 2016 – 24th April 2016, we are offering special rates as low as £156.00 inclusive of VAT and full English breakfast, subject to availability, for groups of 10 rooms or more.

Green Sustainability

Hotel Green Programme:Use sustainable water - BeluAir conditioning and light policy across the hotelWe recycleWe have a living wall to encourage wildlife in the area

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 14:00PM
Check Out: 14:00PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 4
Rooms: 161
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 161
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 10
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 3 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 3143 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 160 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 24 Hour for residents, 11 - 11pm non residents
Ownership: The Red Carnation Hotel Collection
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
14:00pm day prior to arrival for the individual reservation.
Nightly Parking: £40
Typical Group Deposit: 10%
Total Taxes: 20.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 20.00%
Occupancy Tax: 0.00%
City Tax: 0.00%
Country Tax: 0.00%
VAT: Value Added Tax: 20.00 VAT % Inclusive
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 0.00 GST %
PST: Provincial Sales Tax: 0.00 PST %
Food and Beverage Tax: 0.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 0.00%
Other Tax: 0.00%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Parking Fee: 48.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 2.00 Per Item
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Spa Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Additional Person Fee: 50.00 Per Person (Over 12 Years Only)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 12.50% (Optional)
Audio Visual Service Charge: 0.00% (On application)
Banquet Labor Fees: 0.00 Per Hour
Banquet Bartender Fees: 0.00 Per Hour
Chef Attendant Fees: 0.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 16.50 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 22.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 16.50 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 32.00 Per Person (3 course lunch)
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 28.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 19.50 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 55.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 40.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 6.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 6.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 39.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 5.00 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 7.00 Per Item
Banquet Hosted Bar: 0.00 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 0.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Child facilities
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jogging path
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Valet Parking

Airport & Shuttle Information

Gatwick is 45 minutes away

Local Shuttle Info: Hotel can arrange transfers

Breakfast Information

We offer both continental and full English breakfast at the hotel. Prices are typically £19.50 for a continental breakfast and £21.00 for a full English breakfast

Pet Friendly?

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Dear Guest,We are pleased to have you and your pet as our guest at The Rubens at the Palace. As a service to you, we have outlined a few simple guidelines that will help ensure the safety and solitude of yourself and our other guests whilst visiting our hotel.?Due to potential noise disturbances to other guests, such as barking, we ask that pets not be left unattended in guestrooms. Any disturbance must be curtailed to safeguard all our guest’s rights to privacy and a peaceful stay. If at any stage you would like to leave your dog unattended, this should be discussed with the Duty Manager during your stay at the hotel. ?Should you need assistance in securing a pet sitter or in obtaining pet supplies, please contact our Guest Services Team. Please allow sufficient lead-time in order for us to make the proper arrangements on your behalf.?For your pet’s pleasure and your assistance, we have a pet room service menu available. ?When outside of your guestroom, pets must be on a leash. ?You are re

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Rubens at the Palace

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Rubens at the Palace.

Feel free to use the The Rubens at the Palace meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in London event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Meters)
Size
(sqm.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Rembrandt Suite 8 x 9 x 2 6732/402514202024--/--4060--
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Rembrandt Suite

The Rembrandt Suite offers abundant natural daylight and a fireplace.It is fully air-conditioned and has adjustable lighting together with aremote controlled drop down screen, ISDN 2 and analogue telephone lines.The suite is situated on the ground floor of the hotel and is ideal for meetings, seminars and dinners..
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
721.2 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
8 x 9 x 2 M.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
£500.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£900.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£1200.00 GBP
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
£1800.00 GBP
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Van Dyke Suite 10 x 11 x 2 100--/645030----30--/--90100--
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Van Dyke Suite

The Van Dyke Suite is situated on the ground floor with simulated lighting and is fully air-conditioned. Décor is of a traditional style and this room features an automatic drop down screen, ISDN 2 and analogue phone lines.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1076.4 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
10 x 11 x 2 M.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
1
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
£600.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£1000.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£1500.00 GBP
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
£2000.00 GBP
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Jubilee Suite 9 x 7 x 3 63--/--------1616--/----70--
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Jubilee Suite

This elegant room is situated on the ground floor, benefiting from abundant natural daylight. It is fully air-conditioned with adjustable lighting. Décor is of a traditional style. This room features an automatic drop down screen.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
678.1 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 3 M.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
£500.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£900.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£1200.00 GBP
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
£1800.00 GBP
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FAQs about The Rubens at the Palace

What time is check in?

Check in time is 14:00PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 14:00PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does The Rubens at the Palace have?

There are 161 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at The Rubens at the Palace?

Yes, they have 3 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at The Rubens at the Palace?

We offer both continental and full English breakfast at the hotel. Prices are typically £19.50 for a continental breakfast and £21.00 for a full English breakfast

Is there a gym at The Rubens at the Palace?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there room service at The Rubens at the Palace?

Yes. Yummy room service food. Room service is average. Almost all guests found the room service acceptable.

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Great shopping. All guests liked the proximity to shopping.

Are there good dining options at The Rubens at the Palace?

Great dining experience. Most guests loved the dining experience.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. Reliable wifi. NO WiFi signal in the room. Wifi quality could be improved. Most guests said the wifi quality was bad.

Is there a bar?

Yes. Good bar service. Lovely bar service, according to 75%.

Testimonials:

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"Everything exceeded our expectations. We will definitely use your service whenever we travel as a group. I have been telling everyone I know who have children on sports teams that travel about you. Thank you for everything." M.L. - Orlando, FL

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