Where to Stay near Buckingham Palace in London

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Updated: May 22, 2022

Staying near Buckingham Palace in London

Buckingham Palace in central London.

• Best Hotels close to Buckingham Palace: Rubens at the Palace (6 minute walk to Buckingham Palace) • Goring (9 minute walk) • Resident Victoria (6 minute walk)

Staying close to Buckingham Palace puts visitors in the heart of London surrounded by many of the city’s top attractions. The Queen’s primary residence sits at the end of The Mall, flanked by beautiful St. James’ Park, Green Park, and Hyde Park.

The neighborhood has several museums and galleries, and there are a multitude of cocktail bars and fine restaurants nearby.

Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament are within a 10-minute walk and there are a handful of theatres where you can see the latest shows nearby.

There are reasonably priced pizza, burger restaurants, and pubs serving hearty British food around Victoria Street. Alternatively, behind Buckingham Palace in affluent Belgravia, you’ll discover stylish coffee houses, cocktail bars, and fine dining restaurants specializing in Mediterranean, Japanese, and Middle Eastern cuisine.

Hotels near Buckingham Palace are mostly high-end and 5-star, although Airbnb offers a selection of apartments, studios, and rooms to rent nearby which may prove more cost-effective for groups and families.

Getting around the area is easy on foot, bus routes and underground stations are never far away.

The nearest underground stations are St. James’ Park, Green Park, and Victoria. You can get to London Gatwick from Victoria station within 40 minutes via the Gatwick Express train.

You can reach Paddington Station for the Heathrow Express train via the Circle or District Line from Victoria Underground Station. To access King’s Cross/St. Pancras train station take the Victoria line north.

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