Book your room at The Academy
London townhouse hotel near the British Museum
Near Oxford Street
A luxurious boutique hotel set in the heart of the city's literary district of Bloomsbury, this hotel is in close proximity to several tube stations, London's Oxford Street, the British Museum and Russell Square.
The Academy features two private gardens where guests can relax with a cocktail and admire the exquisite surroundings; business guests have a choice of well-equipped meeting rooms.
Minibars in rooms
The 49 air-conditioned guestrooms are characterized by Georgian décor with dark wood furnishings; all include free WiFi, minibars, and designer toiletries.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
The Academy, an Eton Collection hotel, has two private gardens, The Library Garden and The Conservatory Garden, each off a sitting room of the same name. Guests can relax with a cocktail in the Library Garden during the summer, and admire the Conservatory Garden's exquisite collection of flowers, with fish pool and trellis. Business users have a superb choice of six rooms for meeting or event purposes, such as the underground Alchemy Room; all are equipped with a range of audio-visual equipment. Guests can plan a day's sightseeing with the complimentary wireless Internet services, while multilingual staff can advise on London's best attractions. An airport shuttle is available upon request with advance notice.
- Concierge services
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 49
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 3
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fireplace in lobby
- Free WiFi
- Number of meeting rooms - 6
- Year Built 1775
- Number of buildings/towers - 5
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Room service (24 hours)
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Free newspaper
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Free bottled water
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Satellite TV service
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Free WiFi
- Turndown service
Where to Eat
Guests can enjoy a daily English breakfast for a surcharge.
The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.
Nearby Things to Do
A third of London is made up of green space – Hyde Park is two miles from the hotel and provides acres of parkland for walking and horse riding. A boating lake, the Serpentine, is open throughout the summer season. Regent's Park with tennis and netball courts, an athletics track, and facilities for cricket, softball, football, rugby and hockey is one mile from the hotel.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
This hotel will place an authorization for one night’s accommodation for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
- Breakfast fee: GBP 18.50 per person (approximately)
We should mention
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.