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Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Suites and Residences is in the heart of London, walking distance from Buckingham Palace and Victoria Palace Theatre.

This 5-star hotel is close to Big Ben and London Dungeon.

Make yourself at home in one of the 85 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchens with refrigerators and stovetops. 32-inch LCD televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including a sauna and a 24-hour fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Breakfast is available for a fee.

Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request).

Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Suites and Residences

51 Buckingham Gate London England SW1E 6AF

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • One meeting room 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Sauna 
  • 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

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Microwave 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Kitchen 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Stovetop 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Washer/dryer 
  • 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 

Spa Services

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 
  • Massages 
  • 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 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • 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
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.

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