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This 5-star London townhouse hotel is within walking distance to Buckingham Palace, Westminster Cathedral, and the James Park Tube Station. Big Ben is also about a 5-minute walk away.
At 51 Buckingham Gate, the Wellness Center offers exclusive 'made-to-measure' Anne Sémonin and Osmium for Men treatments, just off the award-winning courtyard garden.
Non-smoking suites feature limestone floors and contemporary interiors. Many overlook the courtyard garden. Kitchens are fully equipped. Living areas include printers, CD players, and DVD players.
- Spotless guestrooms
- Good location
- Helpful staff
- Guestroom size
Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Suites and Residences
Located in the heart of London's historical district, 51 Buckingham Gate, Taj Suites and Residences features a private courtyard garden with a fountain and Shakespearean frieze. This elegant 5-star townhouse hotel offers in-house dining at the Michelin-starred Quilon restaurant, Bistro 51, Kona restaurant, and Bank Westminster. The hotel also features the Hamptons Bar and Zander Bar. Guests are served an English or continental breakfast in The Library lounge, where afternoon tea and cocktails are also available daily.
The Wellness Center features massage, beauty, and body treatments. A 24-hour fitness facility and steam rooms are included. A discreet off-street entrance provides access to the lobby. 51 Buckingham Gate also offers an extensive DVD library, free wireless Internet access, and concierge services. Meeting rooms include a telepresence room for virtual meetings, and a 24-hour business center is on site.
- 24-hour front desk
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 85
- Number of floors - 7
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Full-service spa
- Free WiFi
- One meeting room
- Laundry facilities
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Smoke-free property
- Steam room
- Wedding services
- Concierge services
- Tours/ticket assistance
- 24-hour business center
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Wired internet access ( GBP 9.99 per day )
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
- Premium TV channels
- DVD player
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Separate sitting area
- Air conditioning
- Free newspaper
- Free bottled water
- Cookware, dishware, and utensils
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- Private bathroom
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Satellite TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free WiFi
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Free toiletries
- Room service (24 hours)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- iPod docking station
- Separate dining area
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- Pillow menu
- LCD TV
- Espresso maker
Where to Eat
The Library - English and Continental breakfast, served by butlers, as well as lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner.
Bistro 51 - International cuisine in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Dishes made with locally sourced produce using the freshest ingredients and a variety of seasonal dishes. Informal dining for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Quilon - Serves Southwest coastal Indian cuisine for lunch and dinner. Recently refurbished. Sister restaurant of the famous Bombay Brasserie; Chef Sriram Aylur was awarded a Michelin star in January 2008.
Bank Westminster - Serves classic British fare with a modern twist. Conservatory seating overlooking the courtyard.
Courtyard at 51 - Al fresco dining during the summer.
The Hamptons Bar - Serves afternoon tea or a light meal.
Zander Bar - Serves cocktails from neo-martinis to classic favourites.
In-room dining - Available 24 hours. Guests may entertain up to 10 people in their suites.
Nearby Things to Do
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna, a steam room, and a fitness facility.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Fitness classes on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
The Spa at 51, located off the courtyard garden, offers a holistic approach to client care. Services at the Spa at 51 feature exclusive custom treatments and products from Anne Sémonin and Osmium for Men treatments.
The Fitness Centre is home to an aerobics studio with a variety of workouts and classes. The 24-hour facilities include treadmills equipped with LCD TVs, rowing machines, a sauna, and steam rooms.
- Steam room in spa
- Couples treatment rooms
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
- Sauna in spa
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 35 per night.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- No onsite parking is available.
No cribs (infant beds) available
- Breakfast fee: GBP 25 for adults and GBP 25 for children (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wired Internet: GBP 9.99 per day (rates may vary)
- Rollaway bed fee: GBP 35 per night
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We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.