THE ACADEMY

21 Gower St., London WC1E6HG United Kingdom (GBR)
4.0 Star Downtown Hotel
51.52059-0.13062
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Average
3.5/5

Based on 773 guest reviews

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  • Avg. Group Discount of 5.7%!
  • 49 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 5 floors
  • Hotel has 10 suites
  • Check-in time: 2:00 pm
  • Check-out time: 11:00 am
  • Group friendly rating of 6.0/10
  • 3 meeting rooms in hotel

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Check Rates Celebration Package Double 13m2 Double Bed Ensuite Bath or Shower Aircon Free WiFi Water Newspaper T
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Celebration Package Junior Suite King 28m2 Ensuite Bathroom Aircon Free WiFi Water Newspaper Turndow
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Celebration Package Twin 13m2 2sgl Bed Ensuite Bath or Shower Aircon Free WiFi Water Newspaper Turnd
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Double Standard
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check Rates Family Room Standard
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Family Suite 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Full Breakfast WiFi Double 13m2 Double Bed Ensuite Bath or Shower Aircon Free WiFi Water Newspaper T
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Full Breakfast WiFi Junior Suite King 28m2 Ensuite Bathroom Aircon Free WiFi Water Newspaper Turndow
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Full Breakfast WiFi Spacious Luxury Double Bed Ensuite with Bathtub
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Full Breakfast WiFi Standard Single Room 10m2 Bed 90cm Ensuite Shower Aircon Free WiFi Water Newspap
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Full Breakfast WiFi Twin 13m2 2sgl Bed Ensuite Bath or Shower Aircon Free WiFi Water Newspaper Turnd
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Single Room 1 Twin Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Single Standard
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Standard Double Room
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Standard Twin Room
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Twin Standard
Non-Smoking
Check Rates WiFi Inc Double 13m2 Double Bed Ensuite Bath or Shower Aircon Free WiFi Water Newspaper Turndown
Non-Smoking
Check Rates WiFi Inc Junior Suite King 28m2 Ensuite Bathroom Aircon Free WiFi Water Newspaper Turndown
Non-Smoking
Check Rates WiFi Inc Spacious Luxury Double Bed Ensuite with Bathtub
Non-Smoking
Check Rates WiFi Inc Standard Single Room 10m2 Bed 90cm Ensuite Shower Aircon Free WiFi Water Newspaper Turndown
Non-Smoking
Check Rates WiFi Inc Twin 13m2 2sgl Bed Ensuite Bath or Shower Aircon Free WiFi Water Newspaper Turndown
Non-Smoking

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Customer Reviews of The Academy

3.5 out of 5. Based on 773 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

Surround yourself with the bright lights of the West End with The Academy. Situated off historic Bloomsbury Square, this charming Town House is close to the entertainment of Covent Garden, the shops of Oxford Street, the buzz of Chinatown and the grand British Museum. Skilfully created by linking 5 impressive Georgian houses together, guests enjoy the quirkiness and warmth of a large private home with two private gardens. Surrounded by 4 underground stations, the hotel is easily accessible from Heathrow, Gatwick, Stanstead, London City Airport and the Eurostar.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 2:00 pm
Check Out: 11:00 am
Year of Last Renovation: 2009
Floors: 5
Rooms: 49
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 49
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 10
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 3 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 270 sq. feet
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.5 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 6pm - 11pm
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Group Policy (5+ rooms): 30 days or less is 100% of charge. Individual policy (1 - 4 rooms): 24 hrs before check in (2pm) or 100% of 1st night rate.
Typical Group Deposit: 50%
Total Taxes: 20.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 0.00%
Occupancy Tax: 0.00%
City Tax: 0.00%
Country Tax: 0.00%
VAT: Value Added Tax: 20.00 VAT % Inclusive
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 0.00 GST %
PST: Provincial Sales Tax: 0.00 PST %
Food and Beverage Tax: 0.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 0.00%
Other Tax: 0.00%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 0.00 Per Item
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Stay
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 12.50%
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 14.50 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 18.50 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 16.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 2.80 Per Person (1 cup per person)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Electronic key card
  • Fax available
  • Hairdryer available
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television

Airport & Shuttle Information

Heathrow Airport

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Hotel Rate Trends at The Academy

Rate fluctuations of The Academy

The graph above is averages of room rates for both our group quotes and the lowest online individual rates our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was entered. The best group deal shown is 5.4% in May 2017 and the highest average individual rate is $242 in the month of September 2016. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at The Academy in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Academy

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Academy.

Feel free to use the The Academy meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in London event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Boardroom 15 x 18 x 15 270 --/-- -- -- -- -- 12 --/-- -- -- --
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Boardroom

Paper & pens provided.
Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
270 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
15 x 18 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
£200.00 GBP
Full Day Rental:
£300.00 GBP
Evening Rental:
£200.00 GBP
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
£700.00 GBP
Photo of Boardroom

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