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The Rookery Hotel

#123 of 1,052 Hotels in London
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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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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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NYC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Milton, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We loved the Rookery and it's very pleasant staff. We felt as though we were staying at a home a way from home or visiting a fun relative. The rooms were spacious but quaint and comfortable. We booked three separate rooms for our family and we each enjoyed meeting in the evenings to pat the cat Lady Grey and enjoy... More 

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harpenden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I recently stayed here for a couple of nights and will definitely return. The hotel is superbly located, two mins from Smithfield market and Farringdon station. The west end was also easy to get to, either by cab or tube from nearby St. Paul's. The hotel itself is quirky and is decorated in an "old fashioned" Georgian style, with lots... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is a wonderful little gem, tucked away in the heart of Smithfield. It is all panelling, antique furniture and the feel of 19th century home but with all the right amenities. Afternoon tea was a thoughtful little extra, served in a warm, genteel lounge containing its own honesty bar. Breakfast is served in your room and was very good.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

I never write hotel reviews but given our experience I wanted to share this with others to save them from the same experience. We recently stayed at the hotel as a birthday treat for my other half. The hotel is excellently situated near to Farringdon station. It's beautifully decorated and a real charming feel. We were having an absolutely fabulous... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

nice Hotel overall - first impression was very old fashioned. But all mod cons here. Shower taps old fashioned and bathroom taps came out as separate hot and cold ( no mixing). Shower over bath and no hand rail. Felt quite vulnerable as very high bath to step over each time. Room Service food offerings superb.

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Kent, UK
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Have stayed here several times on business trips but I think it would also be a nice hotel for couples. It's decorated in an old English style and the rooms have beautiful fittings and REN products in the bathrooms. Staff are polite and helpful. I would say always have a staff member show you to your room as it's not... More 

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