The Athena Hotel London; budget prices, cozy rooms and a central location
You may have heard from friends or fellow travelers about how difficult it can be to find a clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation within Londons city center. Well, if youre still struggling to find the perfect place to say then you might want to consider the Athena Hotel located on Sussex Gardens in the Paddington area of London. This cozy family run bed and breakfast has been built into a converted and restored Victorian building and offers guests a unique old meets new interior dcor that is both warm and inviting. The hotel stands about 400 meters away from the main Paddington train station and within short walking distance from a variety of high street shops, restaurants and several nearby tourist attractions. In fact visitors can easily wander down the road to the large Hyde Park Green, Madame Tussaurds Wax Museum, Marble Arch and the infamous Oxford Road shopping hub, making it an ideal base for your inner city exploration.
The Athena Hotel houses 36 clean and comfortable guest rooms all complete with a range of modern amenities, furnishings and large wide open windows that allow in plenty of bright natural sunlight. The building is particularly tall and lifts will take you up to the higher rooms, which all feature spacious en-suite bathrooms with shower combos, a large color television with full satellite channels, an IDD telephone, coffee/tea making facilities and central heating. Extra amenities such as ironing boards, hairdryers and a trouser press can be had on request at the reception; also WIFI internet access is accessible at a minimal charge.
The Athena Hotel London has a 24-hour front desk which is manned by multi-lingual staff at all times to help you deal with any requests; they can also be approached for help with storing extra luggage, keeping valuables in a safety deposit box, hiring nearby parking spaces and getting an express check out or in service. In terms of food and beverages the Athena Hotel does include a complimentary breakfast with all room; each morning an on-site chef will quickly prepare either a full English or lighter continental styled breakfast alongside your choice of freshly squeezed fruit juices or coffee/teas to help get you going in the morning. Alternatively visitors can choose to eat out in one of the many local restaurants; cafes or fast food places dotted around the nearby area, offering a variety of different styles of food that will suite almost every taste.
Overall the Athena Hotel London makes a perfect accommodation for travelers seeking a low to mid ranged budget hotel option, with clean and cozy rooms and a delicious breakfast to top it off with. As it is very difficult at times to find a cost effective hotel in Londons main central city districts this hotel is a diamond in the rough, as it is literally minutes from a number of tourist attractions as well as plenty of nearby public transportation options including buses, trains and taxis.