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Athena Hotel

110-114 Sussex Gardens | Paddington, London W2 1UA, England
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

a stones throw away from Paddington Station, and close to the central attractions, we only stayed 1 night at the Athena but would happily have stayed longer, and will be sure to check it out if travelling to London again! We were a party of 2 (1 adult, 1 child) but based in a triple room which was very spacious,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed as a family of 3 in this hotel and it was great. Clean room and sizable for london standard. Though you do need to take shampoo. Room was a bit hot but they are happy to give you a fan so that helps lots. Staff are extremely helpful and polite always. Breakfast is good. Non smoking room. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel and location. Very close to Paddington and Hyde park. Friendly and helpful staff. Good breakfast, plenty of toast, tea and coffee. Helpful with Wi-Fi, although only for 1 device, provided another code for my son. Spacious room with very good facilities, although would have preferred milk rather than whitener for hot drinks (small issue really). Awoken by fire... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from our trip to London and the Athena Hotel, which I thought was a very nice hotel. Had a lovely double room which was clean and spacious for a typical London hotel. The breakfast was small and basic, but you get as much toast, tea/coffee as you want. The only thing that let the hotel down again was... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Unfriendly staff, not welcoming at all. They did not even provide with shower gel in the bathroom, first time this ever happens to me in a hotel, when I complained, the guy at reception simply said: "oh that's fine!". The swipe card didn't work properly either, we spent a couple of minutes trying to get into the room... Overpriced and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

In our previous stay in Room 7, we found thongs on the bed when we checked in. We were then given Room 13 on our return stay, this time my daughter was bitten by bed bugs. The room is extremely too small to squeeze in a double and 2 singles and called it a family room. Sigh :(

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

After too many hours spent online trying to find a reasonable hotel near a Tube station (and not knowing London), we decided on this place. It is in a several blocks long string of flats (?) converted into hotels, and walking by them on the way to Paddington Station, recognized several from our Internet search. It was clean and well... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

As I was traveling as a family with 2 older children, I specifically requested for a family room with a double and a twin bed. Upon arrival, my family was checked into Room 7 with bunk beds instead. Adding on, this is a room with no windows other than a skyline directly above the double bed. My daughter had a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A good location near 2 underground stations and Paddington. Very clean and tidy room. Very good checkin girl and the man on reception was very polite and watchful, he kept an eye on the cars outside through the video cameras. The only let downs were the parking wasn't great (no proper parking spaces, just cars and vans squeezed together in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Small rooms but neat and clean. Main attraction is lift so you do not have to carry your luggage up narrow stairs as in other budget hotels near Paddington. Staff is friendly and you get decent English Breakfast in morning. Overall good for budget stay. Wi fi is paid and you can not use it on multiple machines. So if... More 

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