Central to some of London’s most historic sites, the bright and airy Athenaeum is a five-star hotel in Westminster. With 164 refreshing rooms,18 apartments, an in-house spa, and a gym, relaxation greets the arrival of every visitor. Just steps away from the Athenaeum, guests can stroll through St. James’s Park — a lush, green space with breathtaking views of Parliament, Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace.Voted “Top London Afternoon Tea 2012” by the Tea Guild, the Athenaeum offers its award-winning British tradition within the hotel. In addition to a luxury restaurant, guests will strike gold at the Athenaeum Whisky Bar, where an impressive 300 blends are poured, mixed, and served to perfection. Shelves line the walls with the finest and largest whisky collection you can find in a London hotel — a must-see for both the connoisseur and the novice.