Rubens at the Palace


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Costco Star Rating

4.5 Star Hotel
39 Buckingham Palace Rd, London, England, SW1W0PS, United Kingdom

The hotel is directly opposite Buckingham Palace Royal Mews. Guests can enjoy a full view of the spectacular pageantry from the comfort of the hotel’s lounge.


Executive Member Benefit

  • Executive Members receive an annual 2% Reward, up to $1,000, on qualified Costco Travel purchases

  • Afternoon cream tea service - tea served with scones, clotted cream and jams (one per person, per stay)

Hotel Details


Hotel Description

Renowned for its personal service and superior standard of comfort, the hotel provides guests with an unforgettable experience and easy access to the whole of London. It is close to St. James and Green Parks, the Houses of Parliament and Victoria Station. Rooms are elegantly and individually designed, blending elegant traditional style with modern facilities. Two restaurants and a choice of two bars are the perfect setting to enjoy fine and casual dining accompanied with a vast selection of beverages.

Key Features

  • Distance from Airport: 18 Miles
  • Distance from Airport: 45 Minutes
  • Distance from Train Station: 0.2 Miles
  • Distance from Train Station: 3 Minutes
  • Area: Victoria
  • Number of Rooms: 161
  • Number of Floors: 4
  • Elevator(s)
  • Last Renovation: 2017
  • Check-In Time: 2:00 p.m.
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00 p.m.
  • Wheelchair-Accessible Room(s) Available
  • Nonsmoking Property



  • Activities/Tour Desk
  • Bar(s)
  • Concierge Desk
  • Gift Shop/Boutique
  • Internet Access (wireless)
  • Restaurant(s)

Features for a Fee

  • Business Center
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Massage
  • Medical Facility (nearby)
  • Parking (valet)
  • Room Service (24 hours)
  • Wedding Services


  • Restaurants (nearby)
  • Shopping (nearby)


The English Grill:  Opulently designed with a rich royal theme with polished silver, chandeliers and tailcoat waiters offering traditional service. The English Grill offers top quality cuts of meat and an extensive wine list.

  • Meals Served: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
  • Menu Type: Buffet | A la carte
  • Cuisine Type: Steak

The Cavalry Bar & Palace Lounge:  The Cavalry Bar celebrates the ceremonial local military presence, and enjoys a warm and relaxed ambiance, a well-stocked bar, and a knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff. The Palace Lounge, adjoining the bar, is a magnificent bright open space with panoramic views of The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace, the Queen's stables.

  • Meals Served: Lunch | Dinner | Snacks
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Cuisine Type: International

Bbar & Restaurant:  Facing the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, this South African themed venue offers an international menu with a wide selection of wines.

  • Meals Served: Lunch | Dinner | Snacks
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Reservations: Not Required
  • Cuisine Type: International

Double Rooms have modern facilities to ensure guest comfort. King Rooms have all the features of the Double Rooms, as well as a spacious desk with a swivel chair, complimentary business stationary and equipment, and a king-size bed.

Available in All Rooms:
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • In-Room Safe
  • Internet Access (wireless)
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Nonsmoking Rooms Available
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Housekeeping - Daily
Available in Some Rooms:
  • Internet Access (high-speed)
  • Mini-Bar

Classic Double Room

Rooms offer standard features and amenities.

  • Bedding: Double

Superior King/Twin Room

Rooms are larger than the Double Rooms and have a spacious desk and swivel chair.

  • Bedding: King or Two Twins

Junior Suite

The Junior Suite is elegantly decorated and features a king size bed as well as a spacious seating area

  • Bedding: King or Two Twins

Family Suite

The Family Suite, larger than the Junior Suite, is magnificently decorated with sumptuous fabrics and elegant furnishings. This suite is great for families, they offer a king size bed as well as a seating area.

  • Bedding: King or Two Twins

Executive King Room

Rooms are larger than the Superior Rooms and have a pull-out sofa.

  • Bedding: King and Pull-Out Sofa

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