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. Warm & Thoughtful

    We take care of each other and offer a genuine welcome to all.  We set people up to succeed and listen to what our teams have to say.  We celebrate success and bring the fun.

  2. Proud & Ethical

    We take care of every detail, we’re honest, kind and fair and we take personal ownership in our business.  We love what we do, we do the right thing, and because of this, we do ourselves proud.

  3. Ambitious & Energetic

    We’re ambitious about what every member of our team can achieve and we develop our people so that they can accomplish it.  We’re goal-focused and we inspire and excite in what we’re doing.


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
  • Swap your usual mode of transport for eco-friendly cycling and enjoy the benefits of our cycle to work scheme


  • Rewarding & Thanking Loyalty through the Hapi portal and benefits programme, including a range of everyday high street discounts such as; restaurants, shops, cinema etc.
  • Take advantage of heavily discounted rates when you stay, dine, or visit spa or golf at RTL and LFH properties
  • 50% off food in our restaurants

Additional Perks

  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Customer service awards
  • Eye care (for PC users)
  • If a friend joins the team through your referral, receive £1,000 through our refer a friend scheme
  • Training and development
  • A hotel stay between 3 and 6 months of starting your employment with us
  • The chance to dine out at London restaurants to complete a competitor analysis
  • Each hotel recognises employees that go the extra mile with a range of rewards
  • Benefit from a whole host of confidential and professional options to help support your wellbeing


3 months-1 year

  • With each year of service, we will reward your loyalty with a ‘step up’ in holiday allowance from year one
  • Enjoy complimentary loyalty stays at RTL properties so that you can experience the hotels from a guest’s point of view
  • Pension (3 months)
  • All RTL employees will receive a discounted healthcare provision and access to dental care schemes (6 months)
  • A discount will also be shared with your friends and family, should they wish to book at the RTL hotels (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.


Conde Nast Johansens Awards For Excellence 2021: Readers' Award

Conde Nast Johansens Awards For Excellence 2020: Best Urban Hotel

AA 5 Red Star Award

Greater London Enterprise Awards 2020: Most Elegant Hotel

Boutique Hotel Awards 2019: Europe’s Best Family Hotel

Luxury Travel Guide: Elegant Luxury Hotel of the Year 2018

Luxury Travel Guide Global Award 2016

Travel and Leisure Top 500 Hotels 2015

‘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