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4.8 out of 5

"An excellent boutique hotel in a central location, excellent value for money. Rooms compact however have every amenity you would need. Another great h ... " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 04 Nov 2019

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Hotel Description

The Academy's great location gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Russell Square. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus a restaurant and a bar. Built in 1775, this 5-star hotel has 50 rooms over 3 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and free stocked minibars.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with free minibar items, iPod docking stations and 24-hour room service
  • Free WiFi
  • Grab something to eat at the restaurant or stop for a drink at the bar/lounge
  • Continental breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • Guests have great things to say about the central location and the helpful staff
  • Just a 4-minute walk from Russell Square and 6 minutes on foot from Oxford Street
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee

Bloomsbury King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Townhouse Single Room

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Townhouse King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Bloomsbury Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Academy ratings based on 4 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Academy

Everyone (1) Couples (1)
5 out of 5
An excellent boutique hotel in a central location, excellent value for money. Rooms compact however have every amenity you would need. Another great hotel in the YTL chain (better known for Malaysian hotels and hospitality) so glad we can now experience this brand in UK. Would definitely stay again when looking for a Central London hotel.

Posted by on 4 Nov 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Dec 2019 by Gaetano

Dear valued guest, Thank you very much for your great review. Once again, many thanks for choosing The Academy as your accommodation. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Gaetano Algozino - Duty Manager

4 out of 5
Great location and style, beautiful rooms. Bit bad/slow service.

Posted by on 22 Jun 2019

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5 out of 5
Freundliches Personal, zentrale Lage und schönes Frühstücksbüffet

Posted by on 1 Nov 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Dec 2019 by Gaetano

Dear valued guest, Thank you very much for your great review. Once again, many thanks for choosing The Academy as your accommodation. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Gaetano Algozino - Duty Manager

5 out of 5
Absolut tolle Erfahrung: tolles Zimmer, tolles Personal, freundlicher Empfang, sehr hilfsbereit, hervorragende Lage für Museumsbesucher und für alle, die rasch in den Wembleypark wollen (Konzerte, Fussball). Wir werden hier wieder einchecken!

Posted by on 24 Jun 2019

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a business centre on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. A library, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury The Academy. This Georgian London hotel is smoke free.

  • 50 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1775
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Transport

  • Airport: London (LHR-Heathrow) (29.5 km / 18.3 mi)
  • Train station: London Euston Station (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Metro station: Goodge Street Underground Station (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

The Academy offers 50 forms of accommodation with iPod docking stations and free minibar items. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries. This London hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers, safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and complimentary bottles of water. Hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a continental breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

The Alchemy Bar – This lobby lounge only serves light fare.Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

24-hour room service is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

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 may be 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 on-site 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available.

  • No lifts
  • Debit cards not accepted

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 15 for adults and GBP 15 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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