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62 out of 100

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Safe area

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Eco-certified

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The Rubens at the Palace

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8.9

Good (12,337 ratings)

London, United Kingdom - 

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420 m Buckingham Palace

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980 m Hyde Park

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980 m Westminster Abbey

Hotel Overview

**The Rubens at the Palace** is a prestigious hotel located in London. It is widely acclaimed for its exemplary service, luxurious amenities, and prime location. The hotel has attracted a lot of attention from guests around the world for its unique blend of traditional British charm and modern comforts. Based on user reviews, here are the top good and bad things about The Rubens at the Palace.

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Hotel highlights

Service

Property

Location

  1. Exceptional Service: Guests frequently commend the hotel staff for their attentive and personalized service.
  2. Prime Location: Its proximity to major attractions and transport links is highly praised.
  3. Luxurious Rooms: Many appreciate the comfort and elegance of the hotel rooms.
  4. Quality Dining: The hotel's dining options receive accolades for both variety and quality.
  5. Historic Atmosphere: The unique charm and history of the hotel itself is a highlight for numerous visitors.
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Area for improvement

  1. Price Point: Some guests find the hotel to be on the pricier side, affecting its value for money.
  2. Small Rooms: A few guests mention that certain rooms can feel cramped.
  3. Noise Level: Being in a bustling area, some have reported issues with street noise.
  4. Limited Facilities: A number of reviews point out a lack of certain amenities typically expected from hotels of this calibre.
  5. WiFi Connectivity: There are occasional complaints about the reliability and speed of the WiFi service.

Amenities

Babysitting

Babysitting

Soundproof rooms

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Parking available

Parking available

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Restaurant

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Score icon8.9

RateScore

Total 12,337 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.3

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8.6

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9.0

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4.5/5

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4.5/5

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agoda

85 Reviews

8.3 / 10

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booking

3,808 Reviews

8.6 / 10

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expedia

1,001 Reviews

9.0 / 10

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google

1,725 Reviews

4.5 / 5

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tripadvisor

5,718 Reviews

4.5 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Service

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Location

Bar

Dining

Breakfast

Atmosphere

Sleep

Cleanliness

Room

Bathroom

Restaurant

Transit

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Family

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Accessibility

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Air Conditioning

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Wi-Fi

Service was mentioned 651 times

8% Negative90% Positive

Reviews based on Service

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Kristin W2 months ago

The hotel was absolutely gorgeous, but it was the staff that really took our experience to the next level. The rooms were clean and beautiful. We ate in the bar and restaurant - the food and service were spectacular. We were greeted warmly every time we entered the hotel, or came down for breakfast. Overall it was the perfect stay. Thank you!

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A M2 months ago
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Went for afternoon tea which was lovely. Great selection of sandwiches and desserts. The service was impeccable. The ambiance and staff were excellent. They have a halal option too which you have to book in advance. They also let us pray when asked all in all a memorable unforgettable experience. Can see Buckingham palace from the windows. Selection of teas are exquisite, pricey but a luxury worth indulging in.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 161

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Number of floors 4

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Year Built 1911

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

12

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134

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108

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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What's nearby

Buckingham Palace

420 m

Hyde Park

980 m

Westminster Abbey

980 m

Big Ben

1.26 km

Piccadilly Circus

2.5 km

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Getting around

London Victoria Station

280 m

Victoria Underground Station

350 m

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Airports Nearby

Heathrow Airport (LHR)

20.5 km

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Restaurants

Bag O'Nails

140 m

Greenwood

Nearby

Pronto a Mangia

140 m

Shake Shack

210 m

Pizza Pilgrims

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

65 out of 100

Safe

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Nighttime safety

39 out of 100

Unsafe

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Safety

Crime

62

Overall Safety Index

Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

62 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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54

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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63

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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59

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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76

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LGBTQ safety

Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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69

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Medical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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50

54

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

54 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

58

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Mugging or robbery  57/100

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Car theft  43/100

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Car break-ins  50/100

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Home break-ins  48/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

57

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Physical attacks  54/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  40/100

Other crime severity

High

63

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Insult or harassment in public  54/100

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Corruption or bribery  38/100

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Drug problem  62/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.6 - $2.3

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Coffee

$2.9 - $7.6

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Beer 0.5L

$1.2 - $3.5

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$16.2 - $38.2

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.3 - $5.8

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.3 - $3.5

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$57.9 - $162

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$8.1 - $17.4

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.1 - $11.6

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.5 - $3.5

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Public transport, monthly pass

$138.9 - $309

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.7 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$11.6 - $35.9

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$28.9 - $115.7

Weather In London

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Precipitation In London

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.512

PM1023

63

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome

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