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Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   116 Piccadilly, London W1J 7BJ, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
49 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfectly located for those that want to explore Hyde Park, Green Park, Buckingham Palace, etc or want to go shopping in Knightsbridge, Picadilly, or Bond Street. Even Oxford Street is not that far. Neither is the West End and all that Mayfair has to offer. When you walk in the front door you feel like you are stepping back into... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Athenaeum offered a perfect stay in a centrally located hotel. Just a few minutes away from Buckingham Palace and right opposite Green Park, the hotel gives you luxurious surroundings in a comfortable hotel. We were able to drop our bags of early which saved us dragging them around London. I would stay there again, and recommend anyone staying for... More

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AthenaeumHotelLondon, Marketing Manager at Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

We are glad that you felt so at home with us! More

DC
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Athenaeum is 10 min walk to Buckingham Palace through Green Park. Great location for touring and literally 5 min walk from Green Park Tube station. Had a fantastic daddy-daughter visit. Concierge service was very helpful, sketching out itineraries almost daily, and some great insider tips. Thanks especially to Duncan!! Cookies and milk complementary nightly in the room. Go for... More

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AthenaeumHotelLondon, Marketing Manager at Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Its lovely to hear about your Daddy-Daughter time with us; we are so pleased that you chose us to be your London home. More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Lovely champagne afternoon tea. We came here as a little treat with friends. The hotel is beautiful and has a lovely relaxed atmosphere. There was a good selection of sandwiches and cake. If you run out they are more than happy to bring more. Lots of tea to choose from. Great afternoon and would thoroughly recommend.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel simply does not compare to other London 5 star hotels. Entrance is shabby, the floor hasn't been swept for a while, our room is not ready despite it being check-in time, and the doormen do not greet you on entrance. Will adjust this review if my experience improves.

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AthenaeumHotelLondon, Marketing Manager at Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Tamsin, are you able to contact our Guest Services team so that we can help restore your faith in us? Please email us on kerrinw@athenaeumhotel.com. We look forward to hearing from you. More

Farnham, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastically friendly and elegant hotel opposite Green Park. Great bar serving gorgeous club sandwiches and an incredibly gooey Camembert for sharing. Good spot for afternoon tea. We stayed in a fab room at the front of the hotel overlooking the bustle of Piccadilly and serenity of the park. Lovely comfortable bed and spotless bathroom. Super atmosphere. Would thoroughly recommend. Want... More

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AthenaeumHotelLondon, Marketing Manager at Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks so much Debbie! We are delighted that you felt so at home with us. More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The doorman is a grand sight, sweeping towards you in 6.5 feet of brown coattails. The decor is immaculate, the service exquisite, the food delicate and tasty. But very filling and rather expensive. Their scones, homemade strawberry jam, and egg sandwiches were my favorite dishes.

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AthenaeumHotelLondon, Marketing Manager at Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to welcome you back again one day soon! More

Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the hotel from 1-12 August. the booking was made with request for late checkout as I had a night flight on the 12th. On arrival the staff were over wrought and lacking in warmth, almost forced. The doorman however was kind. They asked if I would like the Times complimentary newspaper, to which I replied yes. (In my... More

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AthenaeumHotelLondon, Marketing Manager at Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

We are truly sorry to learn that you were not contacted by our Guest Services team to ensure that your stay was perfect. We pride ourselves on creating a London home for our guests, and hope that we can restore your faith in us. Our Director of Residency will be in touch with you directly. More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my hubby to the Athenaeum Spa and Restaurant for our anniversary. Treated us to two hot stone therapy massages for an hour each and then afternoon tea at the Garden Room. It was truly a divine experience!! The massages were at midday on Friday, 15th August then the tea was at 3 pm. The lady at the spa that... More

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AthenaeumHotelLondon, Marketing Manager at Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you had such a fabulous time with us Nikita! We look forward to welcoming you back to your London home again one day soon .... More

Kent, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for my birthday a few years ago, was a little disapointed with the roomso they moved me to different one which was a bit better. The hotel is in a nice area, close to the hardrock cafe and all the sights of london . I did have a lovely time , but felt some staff in the hotel... More

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AthenaeumHotelLondon, Marketing Manager at Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

We are really sorry to hear that we were not your cup of tea, we would loved to have been your London home! More

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Address: 116 Piccadilly, London W1J 7BJ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments 5*
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#35 Business Hotel in London #63 Luxury Hotel in London #74 Romantic Hotel in London #93 Family Hotel in London
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**Free Wi-fi / Free mini bar soft drinks & snacks / Kids eat free when dining with an adult **The Athenaeum is the luxury London hotel with a big personality. Ideally located in Mayfair, overlooking leafy Green Park - it’s just a stroll away from Buckingham Palace, the West End and the capital's best shops. A selection of stunning rooms, suites and luxurious, homely apartments make The Athenaeum the perfect choice for families and business travellers alike. In-room facilities include complimentary soft drinks and snacks from the minibar, free Wi-Fi, Bose docking stations and flat screen TVs. Kids eat free when dining with adults. Don’t miss the award-winning afternoon tea, beautiful restaurant, cosy Whisky Bar and charming boutique spa. It is your home from home in London. ... more   less 
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