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The Academy

21 Gower Street, London, United Kingdom
+44 207 631 4115

£84+

Overall guest ratings

7.6/10 Good
Based on 722 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 8.2
  • 7.6
  • 5.0

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  • Wonderful sightseeing

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    About

    A luxurious boutique hotel set in the heart of the city's literary district of Bloomsbury, this hotel is in close proximity to several tube stations, London's Oxford Street, the British Museum and Russell Square.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Laundry facilities
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Safe
    • Pets not allowed
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 722 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      8.1 "81% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.7 "87% thought the service was very professional."
      7.3 "Housekeeping was great, according to 73%."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.4 "Food is average."
    • 5.0 "Bar is ok."
    • 3.4 "Bad amenities."
      3.0 "70% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.1 "99% complained about the elevator."
      1.3 "87% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 2.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.6 "84% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 389 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.7 "87% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.3 "Average comfort."
      6.2 "For only 62%, the noise level was all right."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.5 "Food is average."
    • 2.9 "Terrible amenities."
      2.5 "75% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.2 "98% complained about the elevator."
    • 2.6 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.7 "83% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 115 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.9 "Average comfort."
      5.7 "For only 57%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.1 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 3.4 "Bad amenities."
      3.1 "69% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 1.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.5 "85% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    6.6 Good
    Based on 43 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.8 "Average comfort."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
    • 3.0 "Terrible amenities."
      2.6 "74% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.1 "99% complained about the elevator."

    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    Based on 173 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.7 "Average cleanliness."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      2.8 "72% complained about the bathroom."
      2.8 "72% said rooms were small."
      0.5 "95% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.4 "76% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.3 "Bad amenities."
      2.7 "73% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.1 "99% complained about the elevator."
    • 2.0 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.7 "83% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    Boutique Hotel
    This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
    Luxury Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
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