Get an overview of this hotelPrivately-owned London hotel opposite Green Park

By the Royal Parks

Intimate and sophisticated, the fabulous 5-star Athenaeum Hotel & Residences is your home-away-from-home in Mayfair, central London. You're opposite Royal Parks and Buckingham Palace, just down the road from national museums and galleries, and close to world-renowned shops and theaters.

Michelin-starred chefs

For eating and drinking, there’s afternoon tea (voted “Best in London 2012”), an restaurant run by Michelin-starred chefs, and a fine bar - home to a large collection of whiskies and signature cocktails. For a little “me-time”, our spa offers relaxing treatments, relaxation room, wet area and a well-equipped fitness room.

Free WiFi, iPod® docks

All guestrooms are spacious with modern decor and premium bedding. You can catch a game on the plasma TV, stream tunes through the iPod® dock, and browse the Web with free WiFi, all while sipping an espresso coffee.

The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences

116 Piccadilly Mayfair London England W1J 7BJ

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences has 3 conference/function rooms, the largest of which seats up to 55 people and can be divided to make 2 smaller rooms. All the meeting rooms are equipped with full conference facilities including video conferencing. They can also be prepared for cocktail receptions, private dining, or weddings. The dedicated business center offers private access to office facilities for all guests. An airport shuttle service can be arranged on request, and limited onsite secure parking is available (charges apply).

The Athenaeum Spa, located in the basement, can be reached directly from all guestrooms by a dedicated lift. The Spa offers manicures and pedicures, spa tub, body scrubs, body treatments, body wraps, massages, beauty services and couples treatment rooms. Simple treatments can also be carried out in the guestrooms on request. The modern gym is open 24 hours and guests can relax in the steam rooms. For those who prefer the fresh air, staff can provide detailed maps of all the jogging routes through the nearby Royal Parks.

With a one-of-a-kind kids' concierge service, this family-friendly hotel has special rooms designed for families and wee ones.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 110 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Express check-in 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • iPod docking station 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Galvin at The Athenaeum - Locally sourced food prepared by Micheliin-starred chefs; the restaurant offers an all day menu with afternoon tea a specialty.

The Bar - This bar offers an extensive collection of whiskies – over 270. A wide variety of cigars is also available, as are cocktails, soft drinks, and snacks. Guests can mingle at the bar or relax on the large leather sofas. Open all day until late evening.

The Garden Room - Serves award-winning afternoon teas and light lunches.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel is across the street from Green Park which is crisscrossed with walking and jogging paths. The adjoining Hyde Park has horseriding stables and is popular with rollerskaters. The Serpentine Lake, also in Hyde Park, is a beautiful place to go boating.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Spa Services

  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 12:30 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 1000 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of GBP 1000 per stay
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: GBP 100.00 per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: GBP 27.50 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: GBP 105.00
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 38 per day
  • Pet deposit: GBP 1000 per stay
  • Pet fee: GBP 1000 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Athenaeum Hotel
  • Athenaeum Hotel London
  • Athenaeum London
  • Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments London, England
  • Athenaeum Hotel And Apartments
  • Athenaeum
  • The Athenaeum

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences is listed in the 2014 Travel + Leisure 500.

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