Athenaeum Hotel and Residences

London, United Kingdom

Prestigiously located in the heart of Mayfair, a stone’s throw away from Royal Green Park and Buckingham Palace, within easy reach of Green Park and Hyde Park underground stations. The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences is one of London’s few award winning family-run 5-star hotels. Its proud heritage and independent spirit is embedded in this luxury hotel’s very fabric: from original Art Deco roots, bespoke British craftsmanship, to the fabulous Living Wall designed by award-winning artist Patrick Blanc.

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Completing a multi-million-pound refurbishment, some of the hotel’s 162 rooms, suites and residences have contemporary opening floor to ceiling windows so you can enjoy even more of the view. Every aspect of the design and service helps you feel relaxed and at home: as standard in your room there are Hypnos beds, a large plasma screen TV with multiple channels and pay per view films, free WiFi, Nespresso coffee machine and a minibar with complimentary water. The hotel combines consistent attention to detail and a relaxed, friendly atmosphere with the familiar faces of long serving staff.

The hotel invites guests to “Look at London Differently”, by relaxing in The View, the Athenaeum’s sumptuous club lounge available only to hotel guests. Occupying the top floor and adorned with comfortable seating and design-led furniture, guests can enjoy a daily complimentary drink and nibbles while taking in the panoramic views.

The hotel’s boutique spa offers relaxing massage, Temple Spa body and beauty treatments, a beautiful relaxation room and wet area including a bubbling hot tub, steam room and sauna.

Other services include free bike hire for you to explore the nearby parks. Families are well catered for with a dedicated children’s concierge, milk and biscuits supplied at bedtime or arranging kite-flying sessions in Hyde Park.


  • Early Check in/ late check out upon availability.
  • Upgrade upon availability
  • Access to our Executive Lounge “The View”
  • Complimentary bottle of water in room
  • Access to the Gym & Spa




Distance from Airport

15.9 Miles to Heathrow

Child friendly




Food and Drink

116 at the Athenaeum

116 at The Athenaeum is a contemporary, British restaurant headed up by Executive Chef, Ian Howard. Relaxed yet chic interiors paired with inimitable service create a warm atmosphere to dine in. The inspiring, seasonal menus champion local producers and use only the very best ingredients.


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An intimate setting with floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase our magnificent ‘Living Wall’, The Bar at The Athenaeum is a destination in its own right. Small nooks, plush sofas and leather chairs provide a luxurious environment, while backlit display cabinets show off our prized whisky collection alongside our favourite collectibles from around the world.



A boutique haven of tranquility, The Spa at The Athenaeum is a hidden gem, nestled beneath our Mayfair hotel. Indulge in bespoke Temple Spa treatments or enjoy a spa experience – perfect for a spot of relaxation combined with delicious fare at our restaurant, 116 at The Athenaeum. For guests staying at the hotel, the spa promises a space to relax and de-stress, complete with 24 hour gym.

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Relaxation and Indulgence

After arriving in London, we invite you to check-in and settle into your luxurious room or suite. Take some time to unwind and explore our hotel’s facilities, which include a bubbling hot-tub, a state-of-the-art gym, and a spa offering a range of rejuvenating treatments.

In the evening, enjoy the signature dishes of Head Chef Ian Howard at 116 at The Athenaeum. With its stunning interior and delicious tasting menu, it’s the perfect place to indulge after a long day of travel.


Discover London’s Best Events and Attractions

Start the day with a delicious breakfast where you’re spoiled for choice. We have everything from traditional English breakfast, pancakes with fruit, to healthier options like granola and yoghurt.

Get ready to explore London’s famous landmarks and attractions, including viewing the Tulips at Buckingham Palace Memorial Gardens, which is just across the road, or go on an exciting adventure and take a Twilight Tour of The Tower of London. After a busy day, return to the hotel to enjoy some time to yourself, taking advantage of our spa facilities or take in the London skyline by enjoying an afternoon tipple in The View.


Shopping and Afternoon Tea

After a leisurely breakfast, spend the morning exploring London’s shopping scene, including the luxury boutiques and shops in nearby Bond Street and Oxford Street. Alternatively, explore the independent boutiques and shops in nearby Soho. Our concierge has all the information you need to help you navigate the shopping districts and help you get there!

After a day of shopping, indulge in a traditional afternoon tea, which serves a range of teas, sandwiches, scones, and cakes, all made with the freshest ingredients.

For your final evening, relax at our bar or head out to explore London’s nightlife. Our hotel is conveniently located near some of Mayfair’s most lively areas.


Lie in with room service

No hotel stay is complete without a slow morning in. Room service will spoil you with the tastiest of breakfasts, freshly prepared by our talented chefs.

Just before you go…

As check-out time approaches, why not make the most of your last day in London? Leave your bags with our trusted concierge and venture out for one final hurrah. Enjoy a leisurely exploration of the charming Shepherd’s Market, located just around the corner, or take a relaxing stroll through the picturesque Regent’s Park to savour some fresh air before bidding farewell to this magnificent city. See some local attractions here for inspiration.


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If you would like to book your next holiday or are looking for inspiration please to get in touch with our team. We look forward to booking your next escape!
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