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Located in Bloomsbury in London's West End, The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World consists of a collection of five Georgian townhouses combined into one hotel. Following a multi-million-pound interior refurbishment by YTL Hotels, The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World is now a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World collection. It is located a 5 minutes’ walk from The British Museum and Goodge Street underground station. All rooms were created by the award-winning New York “Champalimaud Design” and feature a marble en-suite shower room and bespoke furniture. An extensive Continental breakfast buffet is served daily. A la carte breakfast is available with a surcharge of £15.00. A wide variety of restaurants are located a short walk from the hotel. Alchemy Bar with outside Terrace serving Mr. Ma's Afternoon Tea. Enjoy bespoke cocktails and our specialty gins. Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus and Covent Garden are all 15 minutes’ walk from the hotel. Within 1 mile are the shops of Oxford Street, the nightlife of Soho, restaurants of Chinatown, and the history of Trafalgar Square. Your property description is created based on the facilities and amenities you add. It also includes info about nearby landmarks and attractions to make it stand out on search engines like Google. It’s then translated into multiple languages, which can increase bookings by appealing to all potential guests.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Hotel chain/brand: Small Luxury Hotels of the World

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Property Highlights

Located in the heart of London, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 full bed
and
1 sofa bed
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.1
Facilities
8.0
Cleanliness
8.7
Comfort
8.7
Value for money
7.8
Location
9.3
Free WiFi
8.1
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    Anastasiya
    KazakhstanKazakhstan
    A wonderful hotel and amazing people who work here, I had a great time in this hotel, thank you very much!
  • Arno
    BelgiumBelgium
    The room was lovely. Location was perfect! And a very friendly staff.
  • Michael
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location. Nice room amenities. Quiet (room located at the back of the hotel). Very nice staff. Nice breakfast.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Alchemy
    • Cuisine
      British

Amenities of The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs £32.50 per day.
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 17 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
Free
Crib upon request
Free
3 - 16 years
Extra bed upon request
Free

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

Please note, this property does not have an elevator, and rooms are only accessible via stairs.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

FAQs about The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

  • Check-in at The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Happy hour
    • Live music/Performance

  • The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World is 0.9 miles from the center of London. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World has 1 restaurant:

    • The Alchemy

  • Room options at The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin

  • The prices at The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.