Sunday, March 1, 2009
Athenaeum Hotel and Apartments - London , UK
An independent, privately-owned, family-run hotel, The Athenaeum Hotel and Apartments is located in the heart of London, in the hub of Piccadilly. With its five star service and friendly atmosphere, The Athenaeum Hotel and Apartments has once again been chosen by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine as a top London hotel for 2005. This is the third year that the Athenaeum has received this accolade and has been featured in the Gold List. The 111 guestrooms and 12 luxurious suites combine traditional English elegance with 21st century technology. Many rooms have a stunning view overlooking Green Park towards Westminster and beyond, creating a feeling of tranquility in the heart of London. For the Athenaeum's many regular guests (over 40% regular visitors), the family atmosphere is reinforced by the familiar faces of the long-standing staff, some of whom have been at the hotel for over 20 years. Located in a row of Edwardian townhouses, the one and two bedroom Athenaeum Apartments offer the alternative of a home away from home, affording absolute privacy with separate entrances, while benefiting from all the amenities and services of the Hotel. For relaxation, the spa offers gymnasium, sauna, steam Room, whirlpool and treatment room .