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Athena Hotel

110-114 Sussex Gardens | Paddington, London W2 1UA, England
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Athena Hotel
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Ranked #698 of 1,050 Hotels in London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I stayed here over several different times - every time was good. Breakfast is very good and included in the tariff. Renovated rooms and bathrooms - good heating heating and décor. Very close to Paddington Station and therefore great access to Heathrow - 15 minutes by train. Many tube lines at Paddington and also near to Edgeware Road/Lancaster Gate, Hyde... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I stayed here for 5 nights at a reasonable price ( around 60 pounds a night). I woundn’t pay more but at 60 pounds a night it’s not bad for a bed, shower and breakfast. It’s one of the better hotels of this type around Paddington. The location is good – near the Paddington station ( which is also where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This hotel is kept clean and presentable The single rooms i have had on two four nights stays where spacious and clean and comfatable on both stays The staff where helpful and polite The hotel has got two tube stations close by and a few restaurants and pub

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stayed here recently and while it isn't the most glamorous hotel around it served its purpose well. Our room was in the basement and was small but adequate enough for our use. Comfy double bed and clean bathroom. We only used it for showers and sleep before our busy days sightseeing, so if this is all you are going to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We arrived after having booked on late rooms.com some 3 months previously. I received an email from late rooms the day before confirming our booking. When we arrived at the hotel and they had no record of our booking (even though I had rung and booked a parking space weeks before and confirmed the day before). The receptionist spent ages... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were attending the Proms in the Park 2014 and booked a room through their website and I had a confirmation email everything was fine but little did I know!! We turned up to book in to find my booking had been cancelled.....no one from the hotel did try and contact me or did my bank! So beware if your... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stayed in a family room for 5 days. Hotel room and bath very clean and near Hyde park and walking distance to paddington station. Big Bus tours stop also very close as well as a big choice of restaurants. We could travel by public transport to Buckingham, Wesminster, London Eye, Big Ben and all other attractions. Great location and good... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I stayed with my family for 3 nights in August. The hotel is cheap in the context of London but relatively dear in general. Obviously you should expect the very basics when staying in the Athena as it is no frills, functional, inexpensive(for the area) accommodation. Our stay was fine overall. We booked a roon for three and were mistakenly... More 

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