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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spacious rooms, bathrooms modern, powerful shower, great location right near Paddington station, clean, food was lovely. Would highly recommend. Staff very friendly and helpful. Restaurants and place to eat nearby.

Thank Hollie S
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Athena is a nice place to stay. It's clean, good facilities. The staff is very nice and helpful, breakfaat is fine. It's located very close to the Padington station. You can get eveetwhere from Athena hotel. Good.experience

Thank Pato_pinto
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was just a one night stay as we were in transit and did not need to stay in London for long. The whole hotel could do with some updating of decor…I do not mean modern I mean fresh paint and new bed linens. Although I did expect the room to be smallish I was happy to see a nice... More 

Thank tracypC3249SK
Spalding, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a family room for 3 on a Sunday evening after the Radio 2 Festival in a day at Hyde Park. The hotel is about 10-15 minutes walk from the Marble Arch end of Hyde Park and is situated on a pretty quiet road. The staff were very friendly on check in and at breakfast the next morning.... More 

Thank Whackerv23
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been travelling with my friend for the last month, our travel agent booked our accommodation at the Athena. We had low expectations, based on the general consensus of 'cheaper' London accommodation. The room we were given was quite noisy (no fault of the hotel, just noisy neighbours), we asked if it was possible to be moved after our first... More 

1 Thank giorgiavdl
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33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here as we attended Radio 2 festival in Hyde Park and this was convenient. The room was really small,there was me,my husband and our 12 year old daughter but the double bed was comfortable and my daughter said her single was fine too. Nice room,we were only there to sleep and it was clean with everything we needed. Breakfast... More 

Thank lilmissworry
Whitby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights to attend concerts in Hyde Park which was a ideal location with easy access to Paddington station. I booked a double room when we got there turned into a family room which I never gave a thought about until I opened the bedroom door, in a small space they had squeezed a small double bed, a... More 

Thank jsdring

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast is ok for this level of hotel. Got the family room which is a bunk bed and 2 doubles. No AC so if you're looking for that it could be troublesome. Remodeled bathroom so definitely usable. Safe with 6 number combo so a little more learning curve to use. Excellent location, close to underground and of course paddington station,... More 

Thank Robert H
Okehampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

This is the most disgraceful hotel I have ever stayed in. On arrival we were told our room was not ready, we were happy to leave our luggage and return in a couple of hours; which we did and still our room was not ready. Eventually by 18:30 we were able to check in, with three very tired children we... More 

7 Thank Lorraine G
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

We re a family of 4 (2 teenagers) and planned to spend 2 nights at this hotel in London. The reception area is very bland but the rooms are tiny. We had problems moving around or even just opening our luggage. Being that we arrived in the evening, we just had dinner nearby before sleeping. The breakfast next morning is... More 

Thank Mark S
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Athena Hotel

Address: 110-114 Sussex Gardens | Paddington, London W2 1UA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $95 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Athena Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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