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    The Academy

    21 Gower Street | Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia, London WC1E 6HG, England
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    “afternoon tea” (54 reviews)
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    Reviewed 17 March 2014 via mobile

    Stayed here (2 couples) we were put in the top rooms lots of stairs but didn't mind. Paid £99 for room a really good continental breakfast. it was really clean and good breakfast. Beds comfy and nice pillows. The towels were thick and fluffy! :)...More

    Thank 123l_11
    Response from AcademyHotel, General Manager at The AcademyResponded 26 March 2014

    Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your feedback and taking the time to review our property. That does sound like a very good deal! Glad you enjoyed our property and I hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards Andrew van Eeden

    Reviewed 4 March 2014

    We had afternoon tea here, the atmosphere was good very quiet, we where not rushed in any way..The sandwiches were good with lovely fresh bread especially the ham. Scones with plenty of cream and jam. Staff where friendly and very helpful. The location was good...More

    Thank Des & Carol
    Response from AcademyHotel, General Manager at The AcademyResponded 26 March 2014

    Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time and reviewing our property. Glad you enjoyed the afternoon tea and the setting to go with it! Please contact us directly if you are travelling to London next so we can give you the best available offer....More

    Reviewed 26 February 2014

    We've stayed here twice in three years -- a fine, clean, quiet, competent small hotel in a great location for the British Museum and Bloomsbury -- and we still don't understand how their website claims four-star status when they don't even have an elevator. On...More

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    Response from AcademyHotel, General Manager at The AcademyResponded 28 February 2014

    Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. The Academy Hotel has 49 bedrooms ranging from single, double, luxury double to suites. These rooms are all scattered throughout the property and all on various floors due to the nature of the...More

    Reviewed 23 February 2014

    We stayed in "the Garden Suite" room (in the basement) of The Academy for a weekend. We booked the hotel as it looked good, and reasonably priced, on booking.com. And we certainly didn't regret it. Within a few minutes walk of the British Museum and...More

    Thank Colinhs9
    Response from AcademyHotel, General Manager at The AcademyResponded 28 February 2014

    Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Thank you for your lovely feedback and it was good to read that you enjoyed the unique little features and quaintness of the property. The garden area outside your suite is definitely an...More

    Reviewed 21 February 2014

    We had booked an afternoon tea for my birthday, we was greeted very pleasantly by the reception and showed to a small waiting area but then the tea came up this would have been a better idea in the summer as there is a quite...More

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    Response from AcademyHotel, General Manager at The AcademyResponded 28 February 2014

    Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Thank you for your lovely feedback. The property with its two fantastic courtyards is the ideal place to come and enjoy a quiet afternoon tea away from the hustle and bustle whilst still...More

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    Additional Information about The Academy

    Address: 21 Gower Street | Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia, London WC1E 6HG, England
    Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
    Price Range:US$162 - US$369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    Hotel Class: 4 star
    Number of rooms: 49
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    • US$162 - US$369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #333 Luxury Hotel in London
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    tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
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    Jeneba C
    10 August 2017|
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    Response from Roy B | Property representative |
    The completion date is scheduled for Easter 2018.
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    Katie M
    20 November 2016|
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    Response from Michael H | Property representative |
    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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    20 July 2016|
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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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