51 Buckingham Gate Luxury Suites and Apartments are located between Buckingham Palace and Westminster Cathedral in central London. Because of their spacious layouts, the suites are a great family vacation idea.
51 Buckingham Gate was designed to offer space and privacy combined with facilities and convenience of a luxury hotel. The hotel offers fully serviced apartments and suites in three buildings: Kings, Ministers and Falconers which date back to 1897. Available guests services include a health spa with beauty treatments, Ivor Spencer Butler Service, Chauffeur Service, and nannies.
Hotel Rooms & Food
The 82 accommodations include six studios, 39 one-bedrooms, 27 two-bedrooms and 10 three-bedrooms. The apartments feature fully equipped kitchens, washer and dryer, a great idea on a family vacation. The suites and apartments have been redesigned by Noel Pierce and Dan Nelson.
Kings is the the most prestigious of the three buildings. It houses six studios, 21 one-bedrooms and six three-bedrooms decorated with satins and velvets, thick woolen carpets, cream limestone floors and leather upholstery. Top floors offer views of Buckingham Palace while rooms facing south offer views of the Houses of Parliament.
Minsters features a subtly modernized Victorian setting. There are 13 one-bedroom, 7 two-bedroom and 4 three-bedroom accommodations with custom-designed furniture and fabrics, original artwork, Molton Brown bath oils and Egyptian linens. Falconers features a modern and minimalist design, suitable for the business traveler. It houses 6 one-bedroom and 20 two-bedroom accommodations.
Guests can dine at the Bank Westminster and Zander Bar, Cafe Mediterranee, Quilon, The Library Lounge or at The Hamptons. Zander features the longest bar in Europe. The Library Lounge is open for the exclusive use of 51 Buckingham Gate guests. It features a light menu served throughout the day as well as continental breakfast and cocktails.
51 Buckingham Gate is located in Westminster near many famous London landmarks, including the Buckingham Palace, Tate Gallery, National Gallery, Piccadilly, Westminster Abbey and St James's Park.
Best Time to Go & Getting There
June is the best time to visit London because of warm weather and blooming flowers. 51 Buckingham Gate is about 45 minutes by car from Heathrow Airport. Gatwick Express at Victoria Station is a 10-minute walk from 51 Buckingham Gate. Heathrow Express rail at Paddington Station is also nearby.
Rates start at GBP 305 for a Junior suite. There is an extra fee for the butler service, chauffeur service, and nannies.