The Academy

21 Gower St., London WC1E6HG United Kingdom (GBR)
5 Star Downtown Hotel
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Based on 84 guest reviews

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  • Free breakfast
  • Avg. Group Discount of 4.4%!
  • 50 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 4 floors
  • Hotel has 10 suites
  • Check-in time: 2:00 pm
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Group friendly rating of 7.5/10

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Local Attractions

Covent Garden, Soho and Ocford street
4.5 out of 5. Based on 84 guest reviews

Property Description

Surround yourself with the bright lights of the West End at The Academy, new edition to Small Luxury Hotels in London. Situated just off Toottenham Street, this charming Town House boutique hotel is close to the theatres and cafes of Covent Garden, shops and department stores of Oxford street, luxury boutiques of Bond Street, buzz of Chinatown as well as bars & clubs of Soho. Skilfully created by linking 5 impressive Georgian houses together along with interior concept by award winning New York designer Alexandra Chaumpalimaund guests enjoy the quirkiness and warmth of London's boutique hotel with a private garden and a decadent bar.Surrounded by the four main underground stations, the hotel is easily accessible from Heathrow, Gatwick, Stanstead, London City Airport and the Eurostar St Pancrass just 10 min away.Meeting room and private garden for summer parties and receptions

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Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 2:00 pm
Check Out: 11:00 am
Year of Last Renovation: 2019
Floors: 4
Rooms: 50
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 50
Handicap Rooms:
Rooms with 1 Bed: 10
Rooms with 2 Beds: 11
Suites: 10
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 270 sq. feet
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 12pm- 12am
Pool Info:
External gym facilities are available upon request
Policies / Expenses
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.
Nightly Parking: 0
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
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Bus parking
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Electronic key card
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Hairdryer available
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Heathrow Airport

Local Shuttle Info: Private luxury car/s or 1st class coach available on request

Breakfast Information

Buffet Breakfast

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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
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Boardroom 15 x 18 x 15 270--/----------20--/--------
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Paper & pens provided.
Room Type:
Total Size:
270 Sq. Mi
15 x 18 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
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

FAQs about The Academy

What time is check in?

Check in time is 2:00 pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does The Academy have?

There are 50 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at The Academy?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at The Academy?

Buffet Breakfast


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