$390 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Sep 28, 2014 Check-out: Sep 29, 2014

The Athenaeum

5 stars
116 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7BJ
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.1
out of 5
8 reviews
Great Stay

My fiancee and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this hotel. On arrival, we got an upgrade to a park... See full review

  • Big Legal
  • Dec 3, 2013
Will never stay anywhere else!

Our stay in London was perfect and I can't say enough about the Athenaeum. We had a beautiful room... See full review

  • TeeT
  • Jan 20, 2013
Luxury, comfort and convenience in the heart of London

The Athenaeum's excellent location, modern amenities and friendly services entices guests, making it an ideal home-away-from-home in Mayfair. This intimate 5-star hotel offers services for all types of travellers, from business guests to guests travelling with family. Highlights of the hotel include award-winning afternoon tea and whisky bar with over 270 whiskies. The hotel also offers a spa and bicycle rentals as well as a wide range of family-friendly services, including a concierge service for children. Guests are served breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as cocktails and afternoon tea in the hotel's restaurant, bar and elegant Garden Room.

3 Reasons to Stay:
  • Easy access to London's popular sights and attractions, including Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square

  • Luxury spa facilities and treatments, beautiful relaxation room, wet area and well-equipped fitness room offered on-site

  • Wide range of family services offered, including babysitting and concierge services for children

The Athenaeum Rooms

The Athenaeum houses 134 en-suite bedrooms, 12 elegant suites, 18 spacious apartments and a stunning rooftop suite. All units include plasma televisions, a CD player, DVD player, mini bar, free coffee, iPod and MP3 docking station, complimentary Wi-Fi access and views of the city. Parkview Rooms are available for those wishing to enjoy stunning views of Green Park. For a more luxurious experience, guests can opt for a Rooftop Suite, which offers double bedrooms, dividing walls, a Jacuzzi bathroom and a private balcony with stunning panoramic views of the city. The Athenaeum also offers apartments, which can be used for short or long stays and are ideal for guests wanting their own private space. All apartments feature a kitchen, sitting room, dining room, dressing rooms and bunk beds. Room service is included with all rooms, suites and apartments. Rooms with disabled access and facilities are available upon request.

Things to Do:
  • Green Park (situated just minutes from The Athenaeum)

  • Buckingham Palace (located just minutes from the hotel)

  • Piccadilly Circus (1 mi/1.6 km)

  • Trafalgar Square (1 mi/1.6 km)

  • The British Museum (1.5 mi/2.4 km)

  • Hyde Park (2 mi/3.2 km)

  • London Eye (2.2 mi/3.5 km)

  • St Paul's Cathedral (2.7 mi/4.3 km)

Policies and fees
  • Check-out time is 12:00 p.m.

  • Pets allowed

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

51.5046 -0.1474
Area served
Green Park, Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London
Nearby airports
London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London City Airport
Area description
Superbly located opposite Green Park, this classy hotel is a 10-minute walk from Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, St James' Park. Nearby attractions include Madame Tussaud's and the Georgian splendours of Regent's Park, including London Zoo.

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The Athenaeum Rooms

Superior Room
Room offers one queen bed or two twin beds and a pair of armchairs with contemporary design, cable TV, MP3 docking station, browse a film library, play video games, DVDs, or CDs and access the wireless Internet free if charge. Bathrooms are marble throughout and feature heated towel rails and power showers. ESPA bath and beauty products and bathrobes are provided.
Deluxe Room
Room offers one queen bed or two twin beds and a pair of armchairs, with contemporary design cable TV, MP3 docking station, browse a film library, play video games, DVDs, or CDs and access the wireless Internet free of charge. Bathrooms are marble throughout and feature heated towel rails and power showers. ESPA bath and beauty products and bathrobes are provided.
Parkview Room
Room offers one queen bed or two twin beds, park facing with a pair of armchairs, in a contemporary design and , cable TV, browse a film library, play video games, DVDs, or CDs and access the wireless Internet free of charge. Bathrooms are marble throughout and feature heated towel rails and power showers. ESPA bath and beauty products and bathrobes are provided. Rooms have a bay window facing either the park or a quiet side street.
Suites
Room offers open plan living or closed plan with separate lounge area. One queen bed or two twin beds with Egyptian cotton sheets. Rooms have a contemporary design. Bang and Olufson televisions allow guests to watch cable TV, browse a film library, play video games, DVDs, or CDs and access the wireless Internet free of charge. Soft drinks and snacks from the minibar are complimentary and there is and MP3 docking station to play your favourite music. Bathrooms are marble throughout and feature heated towel rails and power showers. ESPA bath and beauty products and bathrobes are provided. Rooms Facing either the park or a quiet side street.
One Bedroom Apartment
Room offers one king bed and either a sofa bed or pop up bunk beds, desk, wireless Internet free of charge, TV with premium cable channels and pay movies, MP3 docking station, refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, and minibar where soft drinks and snacks are complimentary, hair dryer, Iron/ironing board and complimentary newspaper.

Amenities

  • Free internet in room
General
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Conference facilities
Internet
Free internet in room
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Green Park: 0.2 mi
  • Wellington Arch: 0.2 mi
  • Hyde Park Corner: 0.3 mi
  • Piccadilly: 0.3 mi
  • Buckingham Palace: 0.3 mi
  • Royal Mews: 0.4 mi
  • Park Lane: 0.4 mi
  • Royal Arcade : 0.4 mi
  • Queen`s Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Royal Academy of Arts: 0.5 mi
  • Victoria Palace Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • Cardinal Place : 0.5 mi
  • Guards Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Regent Street: 0.6 mi
  • Handel House Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Green Park: 0.2 mi
  • Wellington Arch: 0.2 mi
  • Hyde Park Corner: 0.3 mi
  • Piccadilly: 0.3 mi
  • Buckingham Palace: 0.3 mi
  • Royal Mews: 0.4 mi
  • Park Lane: 0.4 mi
  • Royal Arcade : 0.4 mi
  • Queen`s Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Royal Academy of Arts: 0.5 mi
  • Victoria Palace Theatre: 0.5 mi
  • Cardinal Place : 0.5 mi
  • Guards Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Regent Street: 0.6 mi
  • Handel House Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Victoria station: 0.6 mi
  • St James's Park: 0.6 mi
  • Westminster: 0.6 mi
  • Bond Street London: 0.6 mi
  • Kingly Court : 0.7 mi
  • Lambeth Palace: 0.7 mi
  • Piccadilly Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • St. Ann's Shopping Centre : 0.7 mi
  • Victoria Place Shopping Centre : 0.7 mi
  • St. James's Park: 0.7 mi
  • Selfridges: 0.7 mi
  • Cutty Sark: 0.7 mi
  • Carnaby Street: 0.7 mi
  • Oxford Street: 0.7 mi
  • London Palladium: 0.7 mi
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts: 0.7 mi
  • Crime Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Oxford Circus: 0.8 mi
  • Knightsbridge: 0.8 mi
  • Harrods: 0.8 mi
  • Marble Arch: 0.8 mi
  • Photographers Gallery: 0.8 mi
  • Cabinet War Rooms and Churchill Museum: 0.8 mi
  • London Chinatown: 0.8 mi
  • Admiralty Arch: 0.8 mi
  • Chinatown: 0.8 mi
  • Leicester Square: 0.8 mi
  • Trafalgar Square: 0.8 mi
  • Hyde Park: 0.8 mi
  • Shaftesbury Avenue: 0.8 mi

Dining

The Restaurant
The menu is simple, modern British cuisine, featuring plenty of fish, seafood, and vegetarian options, all prepared with organic vegetables.
Whisky Bar
This bar specializes in single malt whisky with 300 types on offer where the Whisky Sommelier will guide you through the options. A wide variety of cigars is also available, as are cocktails, soft drinks, and snacks. Guests mingle at the bar or relax on the large leather sofas. Open all day until late evening.
Garden Room
Light meals, snacks, and award winning afternoon tea are on offer.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (8)

Ratings and reviews for The Athenaeum

Overall score

5 / 5
5.01.0
1 out of 8
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
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Review of The Athenaeum

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Switzerland
Apr 1, 2010

Perfect

Very difficult to fault this hotel. Conveniant location and staff couldn't be more helpful. Rooms clean and a good size plus free internet and soft drinks/snacks from minibar just make it feel less penny-pinching than others. Won't stay anywhere else next time I'm in London.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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