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The Academy

21 Gower StreetView Map
3.5/5 - Average
(715 reviews)

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Review and Rating of The Academy

#495 of 1,080 hotels in London (715 reviews)

Overall Rating (3.5)

Cleanliness (4)

Sleep Quality (4)

Value (3.5)

Service (4)

Location (4.5)

Rooms (3.5)

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Afternoon tea for two!

by ktt93 on 18 Jan 2017 (Friends Traveller)

Recently visited with a Groupon I received for Christmas. Had a lovely time. Hotel seems nice and the restaurant is small but cosy. We were the only ones there and the guy serving us was very friendly and welcoming. The food was lovely especially the scones which were still warm! Would definitely recommend!

Save your money and find a real 4 star hotel

by hshin005 on 03 Jan 2017 (Couple Traveller)

My husband and I booked our stay at the Academy through Priceline's express hotel deals. We thought we would be staying at a 4 star hotel, the Academy definitely was not that. The location is okay, not the nicest but convenient enough. The person at the front desk was kind enough to carry our heavy suitcase up the many flights of unsafe looking steps up to our room on the top floor. Besides those two things the rest of our stay was terrible. Our room was small and hideous. The bathroo...
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Comfortable and convenient

by Miriam B on 02 Jan 2017 (Solo Traveller)

This is a comfortable, convenient and affordable option for a very central location. Rooms have all the necessities and are modern and clean, but quite small (the single room feels more like a glorified closet). Service is good and efficient. Wi-fi was dreadful and had minimal internet connection the entire time. Breakfast seemed typically overpriced.

Perfect location and close to attractions

by Helen B on 31 Dec 2016 (Friends Traveller)

We arrived and were welcomed by the staff on reception who were friendly and efficient and checked us in really quickly. We had a cream tea included in our booking and we ate this in the restaurant which is downstairs. The scones were warm and fresh and the choices of tea were very good. We had a full breakfast and it was great and cooked to order when we arrived for breakfast each morning, there was also a fantastic choice of fresh fruit and pastries available also. Our room was on the grou...
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Convenient but

by rikutaguchi on 17 Dec 2016

Stayed 2nd floor with my family Staff are all nice and room clean and ok Poor internet which speed as 30 years ago it was fatal for me Not much privacy The conversation of the next door woke me up in the morning
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Hotel Location

Address

21 Gower Street

london, england, united kingdom

About The Academy

CHECK IN 2:00 PM
CHECK OUT 11:00 AM

Amenities

Parking
Bar and lounge
Gym
Business center
Restaurant
Concierge
Elevator lift
Reception 24 Hrs
Dry cleaning
Air conditioner
Conference room
Currency exchange
Safe deposit box
News stand
Cable satellite tv
Coffee maker
Microwave
Hair dryer
Complimentary toiletries
Laundry