The Athenaeum Hotel, established 1881

Throughout a traditional Chautauqua Institution’s summer season, Athenaeum Hotel guests are inspired by a variety of learning, recreational and entertainment programs that are all part of the unique Chautauqua experience. For the 2020 summer season, there will be no programming on the grounds of Chautauqua Institution and no gate pass or parking fees. Guests are still able to partake in all the recreational and dining options on the grounds — enjoy delicious food at Heirloom Restaurant, Afterwords Café or one of privately-owned restaurants, rent a canoe or kayak, fish, golf, or visit the Tennis Center.

During the spring and fall months, the Athenaeum Hotel acts as a host to well-organized conferences, beautiful weddings, and special events, as well as offering accommodations to those who want to take advantage of the beautiful grounds of Chautauqua Institution in the spring and fall. A Chautauqua Institution gate pass is not needed during these months.

Accessible friendly hotel. Accessible rooms are available, quantities are limited. Click here for details.