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    The Academy

    21 Gower Street | Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia, London WC1E 6HG, England
    011 44 20 7631 4115
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    • Excellent25%
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    “afternoon tea” (54 reviews)
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    Reviewed 2 July 2014

    four of us had booked afternoon tea here. I was a special occasion and we were all really excited to be meeting up at a lovely old hotel. We checked in at reception, and waited, and waited. It was about 20 minutes before we were...More

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    Response from AcademyHotel, General Manager at The AcademyResponded 22 July 2014

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Following on from a previous review I have just replied to, we have made a number of changes to our afternoon tea service as this area was clearly not to an acceptable standard...More

    Reviewed 27 June 2014

    My friend treated me to afternoon tea here. We sat in the garden as it was lovely weather. It was very relaxing. The hotel itself is old style and quite quaint. The tea was good - scones lovely and warm, sandwiches nice but The minature...More

    Thank AnnJ69
    Response from AcademyHotel, General Manager at The AcademyResponded 22 July 2014

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We have made a number of changes to our afternoon tea service, setting and offering to ensure guests receive the best possible experience. We will also be introducing a number of new teas...More

    Reviewed 22 June 2014

    Today six of us went for afternoon tea at The Academy. We were taken to our table at the back of the hotel in a small courtyard/garden area. Very nice indeed. However, the service was non existent, and when extra tea and jam were needed,...More

    Thank Eric960
    Response from AcademyHotel, General Manager at The AcademyResponded 22 July 2014

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Please accept my sincere apologies for the poor service you received during your time with us. This is an area that we have now reviewed and restructured from a staffing perspective to ensure...More

    Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

    Great location close to Euston, Oxford St & West End. Room small but comfortable. Good breakfast. Certainly not worth the rack rate price but OK if you get a significant discount. Front desk staff always very helpful. A good alternative to the chain hotels.More

    Thank Philip G
    Response from AcademyHotel, General Manager at The AcademyResponded 22 July 2014

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. The property location is a point highlighted by most reviewers and I am glad you also found this useful during your stay with us. We do have a variety of packages and room...More

    Reviewed 19 June 2014

    Today 3 friends and I, had Afternoon Tea at the Hotel. We had our tea in their Courtyard garden as the weather was good. We started with a nice glass of cold Prosecco then had our great Afternoon Tea, which was more than enough for...More

    Thank Carol S
    Response from AcademyHotel, General Manager at The AcademyResponded 22 July 2014

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. The courtyards do make a nice setting and of course when the sun is out it always helps! Thank you once again for your nice review. Kind Regards Andrew van Eeden

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    • US$129 - US$315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #340 Luxury Hotel in London
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    Jeneba C
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    The completion date is scheduled for Easter 2018.
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    Dear Katie Thank you for the question. We have a number of bedrooms located on the ground floor of the Hotel, however access through the Front Door is up two steps from street level. We do not have any lifts within the... More
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    Response from TennesseeGreenfields | Reviewed this property |
    I would suggest calling the hotel to see if you culd have a room on the second floor. I feel sure they will hold your luggage, we found that was a service all over Europe when we travelled. Enjoy the Academy!
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    "Request a room at the back of the hotel as the front looks straight out onto Gower Street"
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    "We had room 27 up 4 flights of stairs but big and comfortable. No noise"
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    "room 10 was lovely"
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