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The Rubens at the Palace

4.0 of 5 39 Buckingham Palace Road | Victoria, London SW1W 0PS, England
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Penrith, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here overnight on business. One of the few London hotels that I would also stay in if on holiday. The room was small but nicely decorated with a lovely, very clean bathroom, breakfast was far superior to many 5* hotels I have stayed in, in London but the hotel's greatest asset is its staff. Unfailingly pleasant and polite they... More 

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Brierfield, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely staff and rooms- excellent service throughout both at reception,in the dining room an on the door Very Hard to criticise other than the fresh orange juice that was very watery- surprsingly so plus th chair arm in the breakfast room came off

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked late through one of the internet 'flash sales' - staying for 2 days on bed & breakfast, with afternoon tea on one day also included. Hotel is in a good location - 5 minutes from Victoria stations (bus, tube & rail) and close to several bus routes as well. Hotel is fairly small, with friendly & helpful staff.... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for two nights and cannot find anything negative to say about the Rubens. Reception was super efficient and we weren't even expecting to check in as we were so early, but they showed us to a room. Lovely room.......huge fluffy towels...... Breakfast was great too. We had afternoon tea as part of our package which was lovely and... More 

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Finding it difficult to say something original, when it has all been said by previous guests, but from the moment we were warmly greeted to the day of departure, the hotel has spoilt us for future mini breaks! The ambiance, delicious food and attentive staff will be a challenge to surpass. We would also like to say thank you for... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of staying at this lovely, friendly hotel as a 3 generation family for half-term. The rooms were very comfortable, clean and well equipped. Breakfast was lovely and all the staff were so helpful and friendly - this is a traditional London hotel conveniently positioned in the centre of the city. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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17 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A couple of blocks from Victoria Station and Buckingham Palace, the hotel provides an excellent start location for any tourist interested in the Westminster/Piccadilly area. The rooms are small and nothing much, but they do provide most of the expected comfort. Had some issues with the shower glass door, which was a bit too small. Do note there are works... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the first time I have ever written a review on Trip Advisor but felt I had to after the lovely afternoon my husband and I had at the above Hotel. The afternoon Tea had been bought by a friend as a birthday gift. The staff were friendly and tended to our every need making sure the experience was... More 

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Whalley, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From arriving to leaving we were made to feel like VIPs the hotel was fabulous in every way. The staff were so friendly and helpful, the room was beautiful, the food was superb. Doors opened for you good old fashioned service what more could we ask for would highly recommend and love to come back one day. Location was superb... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow, what a fantastic hotel. We stayed in The Nottingham Suite with Champagne provided and it was gorgeous, the bed was massive, the decor although a little tired was still very opulent. Mood lighting in the bathroom which was bigger than average. Chocolates had been placed on our bed when we returned. A turndown service was available, breakfast was very... More 

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Address: 39 Buckingham Palace Road | Victoria, London SW1W 0PS, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Westminster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rubens at the Palace 4*
Number of rooms: 173
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