The Academy

The Academy


21 Gower Street, London, United Kingdom

ExcellentBased on 808 reviews


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ExcellentBased on 808 reviews
Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness9.2
  • Comfort9.0
  • Facilities8.6
  • Location9.4
  • Services8.5
  • Staff9.2
  • Value for money8.0
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Couples most popular!
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers 
  • Business travellers 

About The Academy

Located in Central London, The Academy provides 4-star accommodation and a library, laundry facilities and a safe. It is close to Tottenham Court Road, dining options and shops.

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Good to know

Distance to city centre

1.5 mi

Location rating


Nearest airport

London Heathrow

Distance to airport

14.4 mi







Free Wi-Fi


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact number

+44 207 631 4115

Amenities at The Academy

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


  • Electric kettle
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Disabled access
  • Family rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shoeshine
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Sofa
  • Sofa bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Allergy-free room
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Bottle of water
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Telephone
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Air-conditioned
  • Newspapers
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Safe
  • Trouser press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • TV
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • VIP room facilities
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available


  • Library


  • Ticket service
  • Business centre
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

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Where is The Academy

Most popular landmarks

Leicester Square0.7 mi
Piccadilly Circus0.7 mi
London Eye1.3 mi
Hyde Park2.0 mi
London Bridge2.0 mi
Tower Bridge2.6 mi

Getting around

London Russel Square0.3 mi
London Kingsway / Holborn Station (Stop M)0.5 mi
London Euston0.6 mi
London St Pancras0.8 mi
London Piccadilly Circus0.8 mi
London King's Cross0.8 mi

FAQs when booking at The Academy

  • Is pricing at The Academy comparable to 5 star hotels in London?

    The Academy is generally less than the average price of 5 stars hotels in London. On average, you can expect to pay 528.552 per night in London. The Academy will run you £161 per night, which is 59% cheaper than the London average.

  • How close is The Academy to the nearest airport, London Heathrow?

    At just 14.4 mi apart, the expected drive time from the nearest airport, London Heathrow, to The Academy is 28min. The estimated drive time may vary depending on high and low traffic times in the surrounding area. This is especially true for metro areas.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from London Heathrow to The Academy?

    The Academy has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in London, hiring a car for around £85/day may be the best option. This will enable you to get to and from London Heathrow, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from London Heathrow to the hotel. This option is often cost-effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

  • What is the The Academy phone number?

    The best way to contact The Academy is by calling +44 207 631 4115.

  • Does The Academy have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Academy has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What is the check-out time at The Academy?

    Check-out should be before 11:00. For checking in at The Academy, guests should plan for any time after 14:00 on the day of their scheduled arrival.

  • How much does it cost to stay at The Academy, London, ENG, United Kingdom?

    Prices at The Academy will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been £161, though some users have found rates as low as £47. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

  • Is there a restaurant at The Academy?

    There is a restaurant located in The Academy. Please contact them for kitchen hours. They also have a bar service for drinks.

  • Does The Academy have a laundry service?

    Yes, there are laundry services usually available at The Academy, London, ENG, United Kingdom. Guests also have access to an iron and an ironing board during their stay - either in the room, or by asking the front desk.

  • How far is The Academy from Hyde Park?

    You can walk to Hyde Park while staying at The Academy - you’ll be about 2.0 mi away.

  • How close is The Academy from the London city centre?

    The Academy is 0.9 mi away from the centre of Covent Garden, London. Consider visiting Wembley Stadium, a popular landmark that can be accessed from The Academy by various forms of transportation.

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