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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Athena Hotel is near Paddington Station, so we stayed there for a night before catching the Heathrow Express the next morning. Great location, lots of things going on in the neighborhood, close to Hyde Park. Only complaint was that there is no A/C, fairly common for London - we were there on the hottest day of the year so it... More 

Thank HoosierinDC
Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location was great, and reception staff friendly, but room and breakfast.. When we opened door to our room ( 8 ), very strong stench of a damp potatocellar ( read mold ) welcomed us. Room was otherwise clean and no bed bugs, but in the bathroom sink pipes had almost inch mold growth in them. I think the room was... More 

Thank Thyja
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is indeed one of the BEST three(3) star rated hotel I had experienced in LONDON.The hotel is located near PADDINGTON STATION, and one could used the HEATHROW EXPRESS right from the airport to Paddington Station, then a 8-10 minutes walk will take you to the hotel. Many buses stops nearby and can take one to all the sights of... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The hotel is perfectly situated in Sussex gardens near Paddington station and walking distance to Hyde park. There are good communications just round the corner from the hotel. This is a simple, clean, family run hotel. Don't expect luxury, but you will get a kind wellcome and staff that will do what they can to make your stay a success.... More 

1 Thank Arbanasi
Joppa, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We looked for a hotel that was close to the tube, clean w/hot water, low noise level, and close to eateries basically somewhere to crash for the night. This checked off all the boxes.My reservations also included breakfast which was more than decent. London is very tight so you would have to get used to the tight spaces (within in... More 

Thank Ateenjar
Driffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

I booked single en-suite for 4 nights @ £45 per night in April 2016. On arrival I was given the option of single (described by the receptionist as very small) or triple which was obviously more spacious. I opted for the triple. At the price I paid I doubt if I could have found a better deal anywhere in London.... More 

1 Thank david m
Preston, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

We booked a one night stay over the London marathon weekend and we're expecting anything. Good staff, clean room, clean bathroom, good breakfast for what we paid overall The only recommendation I would make is to change the tea bags - the tea was dreadful! if the hotel were British owned, this would be spotted! Otherwise, great location to underground,... More 

Thank Michelle B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Just spent two nights at the Athena Hotel. Very happy stay, very clean room albeit a little tight. But that won't put us off returning next time we visit London. Parking available at a reasonable extra charge. Very nice stay. Highly recommended.

Thank Timbo1368
Seaford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

As a regular West End theatre and operagoer for the last 15 years or so, the last train home is often a close shave for me, so I regularly stay overnight in hotels. However, I'd be hard pressed in those 15 years to remember a stay which offered such good value for money. My stay (just me) in room no.... More 

Thank Chris G
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

I was re- directed as my hotel had double- booked. Pleasant, clean and quiet,but not sure about the shared facilities. Bloomsbury Coffee House under the hotel, so no problem with refreshment! Staff were lovely,and I would stay there again.

Thank devilpony
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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: $102 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Athena Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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