Time Out says
Posted: Tue Nov 30 1999
One of a family of seven glamorous hotels in the Eton Collection – see Threadneedles and Academy for its other London establishments – the Academy goes for the country intellectual look to suit Bloomsbury’s studious yet decadent history. It’s made up of five Georgian townhouses, and provides in all its rooms a tranquil generosity of space that’s echoed in the Georgian squares sitting serenely between the arterial traffic rush of Gower Street and Tottenham Court Road. There’s a restrained country-house style in the summery florals and checks and a breath of sophistication in the handsome, more plainly furnished suites. The library and conservatory open on to fragrant walled gardens where drinks and breakfast are served in summer.