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Room type

Superior Double or Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Deluxe Double or Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Double Room, 1 King Bed, Park View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Apartment, 1 King Bed with Sofabed

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)


Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

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

A luxury stay in the heart of London awaits you at The Athenaeum, a recipient of the prestigious Travel & Leisure 500 award in 2014. Within just a 15-minute stroll, you'll find popular places like Buckingham Palace, St. James Park, and Piccadilly Circus. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include 2 restaurants, 2 spa tubs, and a full-service spa.

All 164 rooms feature plasma TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, free wired Internet, and iPod docks. Refrigerators and round-the-clock room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. Premium linens invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like bathrobes and slippers. DVD players, espresso makers, and coffee/tea makers are also available.

A relaxing day at The Athenaeum Spa can include massages, body wraps, and body scrubs along with aromatherapy and Ayurvedic treatments. For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Enjoy the health club, kids' club, and steam room. 1740 square feet (162 square meters) of event facilities include 3 meeting rooms and conference space, and other business amenities include a business center and limo/town car service. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, free wired Internet in public areas, and coffee/tea in the lobby. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Within a 20-minute walk of this 5-star Mayfair hotel, attractions include Harrods and Selfridges.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Athenaeum 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 
  • Children's club 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Health club 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Total number of rooms - 164 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Express check-in 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 162 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1740 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 

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 
  • Video-game console 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Climate control 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • iPod docking station 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Plasma TV 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

The Restaurant - An eclectic menu with quintessential British dishes, featuring plenty of fish, seafood, and vegetarian options, all prepared with organic vegetables.

Whisky Bar - This bar offers an extensive collection of whiskies – a selection of over 270. A wide variety of cigars is also available, as are cocktails, soft drinks, and snacks. Guests 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 Activities

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 requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.


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
  • Deposit: GBP 100.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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.

Awards & Affiliations

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