We currently employ over 170 permanent staff and there is always something new happening. For our employees who want to further their career we are committed to developing individual training programmes.

Could you be the next one?


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As a family-run independent hotel the people that work for us become part of an extended family group that are bound by our core values and the sharing of knowledge and experience. We believe in fair recruitment, two-way communication, mutual respect and understanding.

Can you imagine being part of this?

  1. Expression

    Our teams are individuals who are encouraged to express their views and we constantly seek innovative and valuable feedback from them, as well as our guests.

  2. Training and Development

    We are passionate about career progression for all individuals across the group. We will continue to invest in the training and development of our staff to ensure we create a stimulating, ethical and professional working and business environment.

  3. High Quality Service

    Together we take pride in our hotels and strive to maintain, evolve and invest in them to achieve the highest possible standards and service. By seeking to understand what our guests want and need, we will continue to look after them with genuine hospitality.

  4. Ethics

    We believe in conducting our business in an ethical manner whilst developing and growing the business through understanding how and why our guests choose us.

  5. Satisfaction

    Our people, guest and business values underpin the business which supports our belief that the right people driving guest satisfaction will deliver business success.


What’s in it for you

At The Athenaeum we offer a great variety of benefits to acknowledge talent, reward and thank loyalty, and – drive success.

Our employee benefits and staff incentive scheme has been created to motivate you, and to make us stand out as a great place to work.

From Day One:


  • Free use of gym and spa facilities (time restrictions apply)
  • Free meals on duty
  • Free uniform with dry cleaning
  • Golf at The Grove


  • Rewarding & Thanking Loyalty portal and benefits programme for all employees, including a range of everyday high street discounts such as; restaurants, shops, cinema etc.
  • 40% discount on spa treatments and 10% discount on beauty products (at sister hotels only)
  • 50% off food in our restaurants

Additional Perks

  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Customer service awards
  • Eye care (for PC users)
  • Recruit a friend bonus of up to £1,000
  • Training and development
  • A hotel stay between 3 and 6 months of starting your employment with us


3 months-1 year

  • Loyalty related paid holiday up to 38 days
  • Pension (3 months)
  • NHS Dental treatment insurance (6 months)
  • Employee, friends and family stays (own hotel – 6 months, sister hotel – 1 year)
  • Loyalty awards (1 year)
  • Life insurance (1 year)
  • Career break (1 year)
  • Company sick pay (1 year)
  • Job swap (1 year)
  • Season ticket loan (service related)

5 years

  • Private healthcare (5 years)
  • Sabbatical leave (5 years)


Our hotels are part of a family-owned and run luxury hotel group in England and are all based in and around London. The 5 star Athenaeum Hotel & Residences is on Piccadilly in the heart of Mayfair and 23 Greengarden House, a development of serviced apartments just off Oxford Street, are both in central London. The two rural properties are The Grove, a 5 star resort, in Hertfordshire and the 4 star Runnymede on Thames set on the banks of the River Thames near Windsor in Surrey. The Grove is 20 minutes train journey from central London and The Runnymede on Thames is 7 minutes from Heathrow Airport and a 40 minute train journey from central London.

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Awards & Recognition

Although we are part of a family owned group, each property is individually managed, with its own individualism and its own sense of style. All are run by people with a genuine passion for relaxed luxury service.
Always looking for new ways to fine tune and innovate within our hotels and improve the service we give to our guests, we are delighted to have won many awards – here are just a few.


AA 5 Red Star Award

Travel and Leisure Top 500 Hotels 2015

Luxury Travel Guide Global Award 2016

‘Best Sales and Account Management Team Award’

Recognised twice for our family-friendly services by the prestigious Junior Awards.

Top London Tea Place 2012 – Tea Guild

Great Whisky Bars of the World Award

Family Vacation Critic award for their favourite hotel in the UK