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The Academy

5-star5 stars
21 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London, England, WC1E 6HG, United Kingdom

Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Russell Square
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From 97 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Location
Great location
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Service
Fantastic service
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast

The Academy

from A$359
  • Townhouse King
  • Townhouse Single Room
  • Bloomsbury King Room
  • Bloomsbury Suite

What’s around The Academy

Landmarks

  • In London City Centre
  • Russell Square - 4 min walk
  • Oxford Street - 6 min walk
  • The British Museum - 6 min walk
  • BT Tower - 10 min walk
  • Royal Opera House - 13 min walk
  • Covent Garden Market - 15 min walk
  • London Palladium Theatre - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 45 min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) - 36 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 98 min drive
  • London Euston Station - 11 min walk
  • London Charing Cross Station - 19 min walk
  • London King's Cross Station - 19 min walk
  • Goodge Street Underground Station - 4 min walk
  • Russell Square Underground Station - 8 min walk
  • Tottenham Court Road Underground Station - 8 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 50 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-2 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle *

Parking

  • No parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
Facilities
  • Year Built – 1775
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

The Alchemy Bar - This lobby lounge serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

The Academy’s small print

Also known as

  • Academy Hotel London
  • Academy Hotel
  • Academy London
  • The Academy London, England
  • Academy Hotel
  • The Academy Hotel
  • The Academy London
  • The Academy Hotel London

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15 for adults and GBP 15 for children (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 185 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Gorgeous central London Boutique Hotel
Gorgeous central London Boutique hotel. We had a mix up with our bedding and the hotel manager could not have been more helpful. All the staff were incredible. Very comfortable rooms. Loved it. If you need to be in central London, book here
Tracy, au2 night family trip
Poor 2.0
Noisy
so load outside and inside! Had the cleaner hitting my door with the hoover at 7am!!!!
Mark, gb2 night business trip
Fair 4.0
Double check the room spec before purchasing
The hotel it self was fine, excellent breakfast and brilliant service. Unfortunately the description of the Bloomsbury king on the website stated all Bloombury king rooms come with a generous seating area. We brought the room thinking we would have little more space. Our room didnt even have a chair let alone a generous seating area. From my experience the website misrepresents the room Ive twice asked for a response from the manager re the above, once via the reception desk and once via email . Unfortunately no response was forthcoming, appalling customer service.
Graham, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Bloomsbury hotel quaint but rooms very small
The location is excellent Staff friendly . Disappointed in the size of the washroom which was very small Hair dryer could only be connected at the bed side and not from the plug in the washroom . The breakfasts offered no hot food .
stan, in3 night trip
Very good 8.0
Lovely hotel
We really enjoyed staying there. The front-desk staff was wonderful and very friendly. The buffet breakfast was one of the best we've had at any hotel. The room was comfortable, though a little small. The bathroom was very small. We would have welcomed more room for our toiletries.
us5 night trip

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