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The Academy

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
21 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 6HG, United Kingdom
4.5 out of 5 rating 55 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at The Academy, you'll be centrally located in London, just a 4-minute walk from Russell Square and 6 minutes by foot from Oxford Street. This 5-star hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from The British Museum and 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from BT Tower.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 50 individually furnished guestrooms, featuring iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Amenities

Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. This Georgian hotel also features concierge services and a fireplace in the lobby.

Dining

Take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Continental breakfasts are available daily from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Russell Square - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Oxford Street - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
The British Museum - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
BT Tower - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Royal Opera House - 1 km / 0.7 mi
Covent Garden Market - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
London Palladium Theatre - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Aldwych Theatre - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
British Library - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Lyceum Theatre - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
London Coliseum - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Queens Theatre - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Leicester Square - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
The Strand - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
St. Martin-in-the-Fields - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi

The nearest airports are:
London (LCY-London City) - 16.4 km / 10.2 mi
London (LHR-Heathrow) - 29.4 km / 18.3 mi
London (LGW-Gatwick) - 98.2 km / 61 mi

The preferred airport for The Academy is London (LHR-Heathrow).

Hotel policy

Bed Types are requests only and may not be honoured at the hotel if availability does not permit.

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 6 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 15 for adults and GBP 15 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 75.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Offsite parking discounted rates available
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Concierge services
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Terrace
  • -Library
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Number of floors - 3
  • -Total number of rooms - 50
  • -Year Built - 1775
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Garden
  • -Meeting rooms
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