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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 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 miles are the shops of Oxford Street, the nightlife of Soho, restaurants of Chinatown, and the history of Trafalgar Square.

This is our guests' favorite part of London, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 23, 2012
Hotel chain/brand: Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of London, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Buffet


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What's nearby
  • Birkbeck, University of London
    0.1 miles
  • University of London
    0.2 miles
  • British Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Gordon Square
    0.3 miles
  • Dominion Theatre
    0.3 miles
  • Tavistock Square
    0.3 miles
  • Centre Point Tower London
    0.3 miles
  • University College London
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Prince Edward Theatre
    0.5 miles
  • Piccadilly Circus
    0.7 miles
  • Trafalgar Square
    0.9 miles
  • London Eye
    1.3 miles
  • Big Ben
    1.4 miles
  • Buckingham Palace
    1.4 miles
  • Houses of Parliament
    1.5 miles
  • Tower of London
    2.5 miles
  • O2 Arena
    5.9 miles
  • Wembley Stadium
    6.8 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Goodge Street Tube Station
    0.2 miles
  • Subway Tottenham Court Road Tube Station
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • London City Airport
    7.8 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    14.2 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    25.1 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    The Alchemy

    Food: British

Amenities of The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live music/Performance Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
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 GBP 32.50 per day.
  • Parking garage
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
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
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
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Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

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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 are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
£75 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
£75 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

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

  • The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World is 0.9 miles from the center of London.

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

    • The Alchemy

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

  • Guests staying at The Academy - Small Luxury Hotels of the World can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • 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.

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

    • Happy hour
    • Live music/Performance

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

    • Single
    • Double
    • Suite