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The Rookery Hotel

4.0 of 5 12 Peter's Lane | Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DS, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Through the front door and into a delightful representation of Georgian England A warm welcome and a delightful room One of the most comfortable beds we have ever experienced Close to St Paul's, the London Museum, Millennium Bridge and good restaurants

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gorgeous rooms with 4 posters, no numbers just names.. Named after local people who stayed in the building that was everything from a hotel and apartments to a 19th century brothel. Architects, writers and even a famous executioner! Grest names from the past Done out in Edwardian style, a truly regal place .. So close to the city and 60... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just stopped one night as it looked so characterful as opposed to the normal soulless chains of hotels. We were absolutely delighted with this intimate and cosy hotel. It is utterly charming, fronted by very helpful and friendly staff. There's plenty of restaurants nearby as well. So in love with this hotel, to the extent that it will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Rookery last weekend 23/02/2015 and every expectation was exceeded. Very low key yet chic. Covert rather than overt. The staff are all brilliant and genuinely care. We were having a romantic weekend and the staff knew when to be diplomatic and/or when they should be at hand. The rooms are tiny which is also part of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked The Rookery as it seemed a great location for our visit to The Barbican. How delighted we were that we chose The Rookery. Not only is the location great if visiting Barbican, St Paul's, the city...it is so refreshing to find a service driven, individually styled, charming hotel that truly feels like you've stepped into a Dickens novel. If... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a club room for one night after checking out the reviews My honest opinion is it was a cracking place in a great location free cake in the lounge was yummy we enjoyed a cheeky drink from the honesty bar, a chat with the cat, a great breakfast in bed and super claw feet stand alone bath we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I booked this on recommendation and weren't disappointed. Really unique and quirky with a friendly, personal service from everyone we came across. A refreshing change from any other London hotel I've stayed in and in a very cool area. Price is reasonable too. I'd highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having stayed at The Rookery on a number of occasions I cannot recommend this hotel enough. Every room is beautifully and individually decorated and mixed with a welcoming atmosphere and exceptional charm The Rookery is well worth a visit.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very inauspicious hotel tucked away behind Smithfield market and easy walking distance to Farringdon station. We we're lucky enough to be given an early check in (thank you) and shown to our superior double room. Lovely bed with gorgeous roll top bath in the bathroom. Ordered breakfast thinking it was included but it wasn't - don't make that expensive... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

off the beaten track but well worth the journey. Check excellent warm and friendly. Room wow check it out for yourself you won't be disappointed. Breakfast is served in the room - what a selection of champagne, fruit, cereal, bacon sandwiches - a pure delight. We will be back, YES, can't wait.

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Address: 12 Peter's Lane | Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Clerkenwell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rookery Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Rookery Hotel London
The Rookery Hotel London, England
Hotel Style:
#59 Family Hotel in London
#66 Romantic Hotel in London
#72 Luxury Hotel in London
#101 Business Hotel in London

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