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The Rookery Hotel

#112 of 1,053 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
12 Peter's Lane | Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DS, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is so beautiful and elegantly old-fashioned. It has real life to it, and it offers things that very little other hotels do. The room in which we stayed (a superior double), was very cosy and spacious. The bed was very comfortable, the bathroom immaculately clean, the decor gorgeously dated and the room had small touches like books on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved this place so much! It's so homely and cosy that you forget you're in at all. We stayed in the Joseph Smith room right beside reception so I was a bit worried at first about potential noise but I can honestly say we never heard another person once we stepped into the room. The bathroom was really nicely decorated... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice old building tastefully converted to a hotel, no restaurant but room service and lounge with honesty bar. Really good location for London sightseeing tube and bus stops nearby and Thameslink overground. Also handy for the newly trendy restaurants and bars arund Smithfield market. Lots of wood paneling and period furniture. Downside is somewhat quirky plumbing, shower in our room... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here over the weekend as it suited our needs and location. The outside of the Rookery hits you First and foremost and it does not disappoint. The hotel is made up from five old town houses and has been restored/decorated in a pleasing pea green and Georgian decor inside.on entering we were greeted warmly by the staff and... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely hotel nestled away in clerkenwell. Near to the city if you don't mind a short walk via barts hospital and St. Paul's. The staff are absolutely charming and rooms very atmospheric. Not your average corporate fare. Breakfast can be provided in your room for an additional cost (why don't all hotels include breakfast in their prices ?) ask... More 

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Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this hotel. Set in a quiet corner of Clerkenwell a block from the Farrington tube station it's only a 10 minute walk to Covent Garden. The beautifully recreated antique fixtures and furnishings are letter perfect. 24 hour front desk. Very comfortable room and bed. Windows look out onto a quiet pedestrian lane so there was no noise.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great stay here, the staff were extremely helpful and pleasant throughout our stay which was for a friends wedding. the rooms are cosy and everything you needed including a stand alone bath! We had a very comfortable night, the hotel had lost of character!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a nice, but brief stay at the Rookery Hotel. I was there for business and would return again, below find a brief rundown: Pros: -Location: was right near the tube, also near my office so was good for me. I walked around for a bit and it was pretty centrally located, walked to the Tate in probably 10-15... More 

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Newcastle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived late on a Sunday night to check in and the staff member who attended to us was very efficient and lovely. We were able to order food and wine and both were delicious. The hotel, itself, is like an old country house, lovely old furniture and the smell of polish was still there at 10pm! They have an 'honesty... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, relaxed atmosphere, really stylish room with a very comfortable bed, superb bacon sandwich for breakfast and a beautiful cat greeting us when we got back in the evening. Loads of great bars and restaurants within a couple of minutes. We loved this hotel, a great place to stay in London.

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Clerkenwell
Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site of an ancient meat market which remains in operation today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough time wondering through the area's maze of streets and you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky models passing between Clerkenwell's handful of fashion houses. Far outnumbering the models are craftspeople and designers, many of them are more than happy to welcome visitors into their studios and showrooms.
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