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The Academy

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  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Make sure you read a number of reviews and check other hotels in the area as The Academy can be not everything you expected it to be. The pictures of The Academy on their website and TripAdvisor paint in a much more favourable light than...More

Thank 500Wood
Response from Roy B, Manager at The AcademyResponded 27 October 2017

Dear Guest, We are sorry to read that your recent stay was not up to our normal standards. We will pass on your comments to the Department Manager and implement additional training where required. Whilst you are unable to see the internal renovations that are...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017

The Academy is a hotel made from 5 separate building therefore there is no lift just plenty of stairs. Some part of the hotel was undergoing refurbishment but we had a great, large room with clean bedding fruit and water every day. All the staff...More

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Response from Roy B, General Manager at The AcademyResponded 24 October 2017

Dear Guest, We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and found our staff to be friendly and helpful. We look froward to welcoming you back in the future. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 5 October 2017

Have never really stayed in this area of London even though I work in the City. I was pleasantly surprised how good the location was. Great bars and restaurants near by. Hotel is going through an improvement regime at the moment so the outside looked...More

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Response from Roy B, Manager at The AcademyResponded 11 October 2017

Dear Guest, We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent anniversary stay with us and were able to receive a complimentary upgrade and found our staff to be friendly. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed at The Academy for 5 nights at the beginning of our trip. We received an upgrade to a suite and 2 x glasses of prosecco as it was our honeymoon which was lovely! Staff were always nice and helpful if we did have a...More

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Response from Roy B, Manager at The AcademyResponded 11 October 2017

Dear Guest, We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay with us during your Honeymoon and were able to receive a complimentary upgrade. It is always good to see when our hardworking staff get a mention. We look forward to welcoming you back in...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for four nights. Seems to be staffed by travellers which is disappointing as our queries about where to eat were met with blank expressions. We found the staff to be quite unwelcoming and this gave the hotel an unpleasant atmosphere....More

Thank Amber872
Response from Roy B, Manager at The AcademyResponded 17 October 2017

Dear Guest, We are sorry that your recent stay was marred by some technical issues, which our staff tried to rectify. It is unfair to imply that our staff are "travellers" just because they are of a foreign nationality. We will however introduce some additional...More

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#342 Luxury Hotel in London
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US$135 - US$348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#342 Luxury Hotel in London
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Nearby
Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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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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Morag M
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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"Request a room at the back of the hotel as the front looks straight out onto Gower Street"
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"Avoid room 21"
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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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