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The Rookery Hotel

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Believe...the photos on the website are just what you will find at The Rookery. The photos you take in the picture perfect pocket garden will be fond memories of your stay at this unique Clerkenwell boutique hotel. Convenient 2 mins. walk to Farringdon Tube station, 5 mins to St. Pauls and right in the heart of a young, active Smithfield... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel was built in the mid 18th century and, I believe, previously housed a butcher's shop and a bakery. We stayed in the Sally Salisbury Room which was very comfortable. The hotel has old world charm, furnished with antiques and luxurious fabrics. Considering all the wonderful items used for decoration, our room was spotless - housekeeping do a fabulous... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

book it! Don't fret about it...just book it. Near Farringdon and Barbican. Smithfields Market. Easy walk to St. Pauls, The Tate. Lots of breakfast and dining options in the neighborhood. I had to stay here for a business meeting since my boss booked it and glad I did. My preference is for modern, but this place is a great authentic... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a fabulous suite here for a couple of nights. Everything about this place is just perfect. The bed was a fantastic four poster which you have to clamber up to get into. Very very comfortable! Amazing traditional bathroom all copper, brass and roll top but with very modern plumbing. It felt like a real treat. We had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just lovely- staff delightful, charming room (we were in the Mary Lane room) with exposed beams, gorgeous bed & bathroom. A grown up hotel with a resident cat, a secluded courtyard, an honesty bar where you help yourself and write what you've had in a book, and individual rooms without those notices about conserving water. A great location, 2 minutes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel, the old furnishings give the hotel a very unique setting, very comfortable beds, great staff, good nights sleep and an overall great experience. They don't have a restaurant however when you are in the heart of London surrounded by cafes and restaurants then it just not an issue

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Stanford, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Rookery because our daughter's apartment for study abroad was nearby. It was a great place for an insider's stay in London. Exmouth Market a few blocks away has wonderful restaurants and local color, and the location is ideal for walking to Borough Market (best farmer's market in London) Tate Museum, or taking the subway anywhere in... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to The Rookery as part of a Brit Tours tour of Downton Abby. The hotel is very charming. Our room was good size, but the bathroom only had a tub. There is no elevator but they did bring our bags up to our room. We ordered a breakfast room service and it was perfect. While waiting for our guide... More 

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Northbrook, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great location! Quiet and off the beaten path. Nice self service bar and lovely patio area. Staff were very friendly and helpful. However, it is definitely character over comfort! The beds are dinky, even for doubles.

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Perth Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is a great place to go if you are a couple and want something London with some history and character. Dark room with amazingly comfortable four poster bed. Bathroom downstairs with clawfoot bath and amazing shower. Very quiet and good location.

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about The Rookery Hotel

Address: 12 Peter's Lane | Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Clerkenwell
Price Range: $199 - $524 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rookery Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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Rookery Hotel London
The Rookery Hotel London, England
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#99 Family Hotel in London
#104 Luxury Hotel in London
#104 Business Hotel in London
#114 Romantic Hotel in London
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