Dukes Hotel Mayfair overview

Experience royal London like a monarch in the heart of 16th century St James, where for the last 500 years writers, musicians, politicians and royalty have visited, lived and found inspiration. Dukes London is a flamboyant and historic building that has experienced change brought about directly by Kings and Queens since King Henry the 8th.

Now a 5-star boutique hotel opposite Buckingham Palace cornered between St James Park, Green Park, Pall Mall and St James Square in the St James district, with Westminster to the south, Mayfair and Carnaby to the north and Hyde Park to the west.

Located in Saint James, and opposite St James Palace, which was built by order of King Henry the 8th constructed between 1531 and 1536, this became the most important palace of the Monarchs through to the late 18th to early 19th century when Buckingham Palace was built.

To get a real feel for traditional and historic London, Dukes is in the prime location and setting.

The luxury Dukes London today is fully renovated and modern inside with plenty of character, a full service spa, 87 luxury bedrooms all uniquely decorated, 3 bars and lounges, a restaurant, a 24 hour health club, 24 hour business centre and a limo/downtown service.

There is free WiFi throughout and all bedrooms have flat screen TV, satellite channels, pay channels, designer luxury toiletries, desk and in-room massage is available.

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Dukes Hotel Mayfair FAQs

Over the road from St James Palace, a few minutes from Buckingham Palace, the nearest stop is Green Park. Cannon Street station is also nearby.

Green Park is the closest underground, Cannon Street is the nearest overground. 

Take the Heathrow Express to Paddington, then it’s the Circle Line (yellow one) to Baker Street then change to the Jubilee Line (grey) 2 stops in the south direction, get off at Green Park.
St James Park, St James Palace, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, Big Ben, Parliament, the London Eye. Also Covent Garden, Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus.
It’s a 5 star historic boutique hotel in the middle of St James, surrounded by London history and nearby Buckingham Palace.
Full service spa, meeting rooms, 24 hour front desk, business centre, concierge services, laundry facilities, a restaurant, 3 bars and lounges. All rooms have an ensuite bathroom, luxury toiletries, flat screen TV, a desk, free Wifi.
Take the Docklands Light Rail (DLR) 4 stops to Canning Town. Hop on the Jubilee line (grey) all the way to Green Park. From there it’s a 5 minute walk.