The Athenaeum

  • 116 Piccadilly, W1J 7BJ London, United Kingdom - View on map
4.0 /5
Very good
Hotel type: Hotel favourite
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Hotel themes – The Athenaeum

  • ✓ Romance / honeymoon
  • ✓ Design
  • ✓ Business
  • ✓ Gourmet
  • ✓ Shopping
  • ✓ Spa / relaxation
  • ✓ City trip
  • ✓ Luxury
  • ✓ Family

Quick description

Overlooking leafy Green Park, this stylish and elegant 5-star hotel offers luxurious and contemporary rooms, suites and apartments, as well as a boutique spa.

Opposite Royal Parks and Buckingham Palace, The Athenaeum is only 15 minutes’ walk from Oxford Street’s shops and the theatres of the West End.

Many of its spacious, air-conditioned rooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows. Each room features a flat-screen TV with pay-per-view movies. Guests also have access to complimentary WiFi.

Guests can enjoy meals at the property's on-site restaurant Galvin, which is run by Michelin-starred chefs Chris and Jeff Galvin. The menu offers afternoon tea and all-day dining options. The Athenaeum also has its own bar, THE BAR, which offers a cocktail menu, craft spirits and a whisky list.

The spa offers relaxing treatments, a beautiful relaxation room, wet area, and a well equipped fitness room.

Rooms: 164

Important information

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please inform The Athenaeum in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

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Superior Room

Food & Drink

Tea/Coffee Maker, Minibar


Toilet, Bath, Bathroom, Slippers, Hairdryer, Shower, Bathrobe

Room Amenities

Safety Deposit Box, Air conditioning, Trouser Press, Heating, Wardrobe/Closet


Satellite Channels, Telephone, Radio

With Hypnos beds, Egyptian cotton linen, high-pressure showers and luxurious bathrooms.

Deluxe Room

Food & Drink

Minibar, Tea/Coffee Maker


Hairdryer, Bathrobe, Slippers, Bathroom, Shower, Toilet, Bath

Room Amenities

Heating, Wardrobe/Closet, Trouser Press, Air conditioning, Safety Deposit Box


Radio, Satellite Channels, Telephone

With Hypnos beds, Egyptian cotton linen, high-pressure showers and luxurious bathrooms. Floor to ceiling windows. Space for baby cot.

Room with Park View

Food & Drink

Tea/Coffee Maker, Minibar


Bathrobe, Bath, Toilet, Bathroom, Hairdryer, Slippers, Shower

Room Amenities

Safety Deposit Box, Air conditioning, Wardrobe/Closet, Trouser Press, Heating


Satellite Channels, Radio, Telephone



With Hypnos beds, Egyptian cotton linen, high-pressure showers and luxurious bathrooms. Floor to ceiling windows. Views of Green Park. Space for baby cot.

One-Bedroom Apartment

Food & Drink

Refrigerator, Tea/Coffee Maker, Kitchenette, Minibar, Microwave


Slippers, Bath, Bathroom, Hairdryer, Bathrobe, Shower, Toilet

Room Amenities

Air conditioning, Trouser Press, Iron, Wardrobe/Closet, Heating, Safety Deposit Box, Washing Machine, Ironing Facilities


Cable Channels, Telephone, Satellite Channels, Radio

The apartments are housed in a row of Edwardian town houses next to the hotel. Each one has its own private street entrance and all are linked to the hotel by a private corridor.

Individually decorated, the apartments are a mix of classic English and modern town-house styles, with a fully equipped kitchenette.

There is a twice-daily maid service and guests staying in the apartments also have full use of all the amenities and services of the hotel.

Some of the apartments have a queen-size sofa bed in the lounge and can accommodate up to 3 or 4 people sharing (at an additional cost). These apartments are available on request, subject to availability.

Green Park Suite

Food & Drink

Minibar, Coffee machine


Hairdryer, Shower, Bathroom, Slippers, Toilet, Bath, Bathrobe

Room Amenities

Heating, Wardrobe/Closet, Safety Deposit Box, Air conditioning, Trouser Press


TV, DVD Player, Laptop safe, Telephone, Radio, Satellite Channels


City view


Entire unit wheelchair accessible

This suite has a DVD player, air conditioning and bathrobe.

After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of The Athenaeum

Food & Drink

Bar, Wine/champagne, Restaurant, Fruits, Restaurant (à la carte), Breakfast in the room, Chocolate or cookies, Room service, Packed lunches

Pools and wellness

Hot tub/jacuzzi, Spa and wellness centre, Fitness centre, Massage, Hammam


Bikes available (free), Airport shuttle, Airport shuttle (additional charge), Bicycle rental (additional charge), Car hire

Front-desk/reception area services

Ticket service, Concierge service, Tour desk, Safety deposit box, Newspapers, Express check-in/check-out, 24-hour front desk, Luggage storage, Currency exchange

Entertainment and children services

Board games/puzzles, Babysitting/child services, Books, DVDs, music for children

Cleaning services

Ironing service, Shoeshine, Daily maid service, Trouser press, Dry cleaning, Laundry

Business facilities

Business centre, Meeting/banquet facilities, Fax/photocopying


Heating, Lift, Air conditioning, Non-smoking throughout, Non-smoking rooms, Facilities for disabled guests The Athenaeum Facilities for disabled guests


Free WiFi! WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.


Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 42 per day.

Policies of The Athenaeum


From 14:00 Until 23:00 hours


From 08:00 Until 12:00 hours

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge for children's cots/cribs.
All children under 12 years are charged GBP 60 per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

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Contact methods

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Food & Drink

Room service
Breakfast in the room
Packed lunches
Restaurant (à la carte)
Chocolate or cookies

Pools and wellness

Fitness centre
Spa and wellness centre
Hot tub/jacuzzi

Front-desk/reception area services

24-hour front desk
Express check-in/check-out
Safety deposit box
Currency exchange
Tour desk
Ticket service
Luggage storage
Concierge service

Entertainment and children services

Babysitting/child services
Board games/puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children

Cleaning services

Dry cleaning
Ironing service
Trouser press
Daily maid service

Overall room rating

    support / service

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