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Located in London City Centre, Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Suites and Residences is within a 10-minute walk of popular sights such as Buckingham Palace and Victoria Palace Theatre. This 5-star hotel has 85 guestrooms and offers a full-service spa, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central London and also a short walk from Big Ben and St. James Park.
Enjoy dining at Bistro 51, one of 3 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee.
All 85 air-conditioned accommodations feature kitchens and space to spread out with dining areas and sitting areas. 32-inch LCD TVs come with satellite channels and DVD players, and guests can stay connected with wired Internet and free WiFi. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include washers/dryers, iPod docks, and minibars.
Renovated in 2014, Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Suites and Residences offers a full-service spa, a 24-hour fitness center, and a sauna. For transportation, you can make use of an airport shuttle for a fee, as well as limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a 24-hour business center.
- Walking distance to Buckingham Palace and Big Ben
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Suites and Residences51 Buckingham Gate London England SW1E 6AF
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, and airport shuttle services may be requested in advance. 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)
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 85
- Babysitting or childcare
- 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
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- 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 , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Suites and Residences offers 85 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and washers/dryers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels, DVD players, and pay movies. Accommodations at this 5-star hotel have kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.
This London hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include minibars and espresso makers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.
- Premium TV channels
- DVD player
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Separate sitting area
- Air conditioning
- Free newspaper
- Coffee/tea maker
- 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
- Cribs/infant beds available
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free WiFi
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Free toiletries
- Room service (24 hours)
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- Separate dining area
- iPod docking station
- 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
To make special requests for 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
- 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.
- Breakfast fee: GBP 40 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): GBP 9.99 per day (rates may vary)
- Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
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We should mention
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information 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.