The Athenaeum is a boutique, family owned, five-star hotel in Mayfair with timeless views over Green Park and a premier location on Piccadilly, within easy reach of Green Park and Hyde Park underground stations.

Completing a multi-million-pound refurbishment in 2018, the Athenaeum champions bespoke British craftsmanship whilst celebrating its Art Deco heritage.  The hotel is recognisable by the vertical garden adorning the hotel exterior, which was designed by award-winning artist Patrick Blanc, and once inside you will find bright, contemporary spaces in which to eat, drink and relax.

The hotel invites guests to “Look at London Differently”, by relaxing in The View, the Athenaeum’s sumptuous 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, body and beauty treatments, a beautiful relaxation room and wet area including hot tubs, 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.

The guest rooms have floor to ceiling windows, some overlooking Green Park, with Hypnos beds, a Bose docking station for your iPod or MP3 player, 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.

Accommodation details


116 Piccadilly
United Kingdom

Check-in Details:

Normal Check-in: 14:00
Normal Check-out: 12:00


1.0 mi / 1.6 km from city centre

General facilities

  • Massage services
  • Elevators
  • Exercise gym
  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)
  • Internet services
  • Hairdresser/barber
  • Off-Site parking
  • Hair dryer
  • 24-hour room service
  • Steam bath
  • Dry cleaning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Complimentary in-room coffee or tea
  • Business center
  • Sauna
  • Beauty shop/salon
  • Ironing board
  • Laundry/Valet service
  • 2 Lounges/bars
  • 1 Restaurant

Other facilities

• Steam room and a hot tub

• Free WiFi.

Dining information

• Galvin at The Athenaeum – Michelin-starred London chefs Chris and Jeff Galvin champion Britain’s delicious homegrown produce, supporting independent farmers across the UK. Open for a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is an all-day dining menu with children’s options available. British Afternoon Tea features fresh smoked salmon from Severn & Wye, Kentish strawberries and Devonshire clotted cream.

• THE BAR at The Athenaeum – retaining the famous whisky collection, THE BAR features a fine selection of wine and champagne, as well as a range of pioneering craft spirits. Enjoy Signature Cocktails created by award-winning barman Gennaro Schiano, that you will not find anywhere else in London.

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