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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a stay in London this is a great place. Handily placed for the museums in Kensington, Hyde Park etc. this place is stones throw (5 minute walk) to Earls Court underground. There are lots of places to eat and drink in the area and we were not disappointed by any. Hotel is clean and though the rooms and bathrooms... More 

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Thank Geoff C
TheRockwell, Front Office Manager at The Rockwell, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is always nice to hear a compliment about the staff. As you rightly mention we are located in a quiet spot in West London and we have very easy access to the museums etc. Thanks again and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Alexandra Stefan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed 11 nights at The Rockwell in August 2016, based on a very brief recommendation found in a traveler's letter to the Los Angeles Times. What a find! Updated modern oasis on very busy street. Spacious rooms, quiet against street noise. Full buffet available in hotel restaurant, which has creative and reasonably priced menu offerings for... More 

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TheRockwell, Front Office Manager at The Rockwell, responded to this review

Wow- what a great review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay so much. Thanks for complimenting our breakfast as well as our staff. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Alexandra Stefan More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to love this cozy little remodeled hotel with its quirky floor plan and tiny rooms. I did love it even though I had to lug my heavy rolling bag up the steps to the hotel, even though my tiny little room had no window, only a skylight with a retractable shade, even though the "walled courtyard" was small... More 

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TheRockwell, Front Office Manager at The Rockwell, responded to this review

We will be looking into the air-conditioning situation in your room. As you are aware it has been very hot recently and our system has been working overtime as a result. It is also strange that a porter was not there to help you carry your bag. Nonetheless, thanks for your review and should you decide to come back we... More 

Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The was my first stay at the Rockewell but definetley wont be my last! Excellent location just 3 minutes walk from Earls Court Tube station. Staff are friendly, efiecient and very accomodating. If I had one thing to say in the negative, it would be the size of the shower cubicle which is extremely small but the room on the... More 

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Thank WWF231
TheRockwell, Front Office Manager at The Rockwell, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for your nice review. The rooms vary in size as we are a Victorian building (as does the size of the shower). When you next visit us, please ask beforehand about what room you would like - we'd be happy to help. We hope to see you soon! Kind regards, Alexandra Stefan More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite being in the middle of London this hotel has a beautiful rear garden for relaxation but is ideally placed for access to all major sights. The staff are definitely the key selling point and nothing is too much trouble for them.

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TheRockwell, Front Office Manager at The Rockwell, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for mentioning the garden and the position, as well as complimenting the staff. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Alexandra Stefan More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel impressed especially because of the lounge, bar, dining room and garden areas. The location is very good - about five minutes walk along interesting Hogarth Lane to Earl's Court UG station. Our room was small, as was the double bed, but was well appointed, providing a narrow dressing/luggage area with plenty of shelves. The largest negative was the... More 

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TheRockwell, Front Office Manager at The Rockwell, responded to this review

Thank your for your nice review and especially for commenting on our public areas and for saying that you like our location- it is certainly convenient. We are very happy that you liked our barbecue and have chosen to mention it in a review. In addition, we are very proud of our breakfast and make additions to it at all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did not stay here myself but a relative left a garment in the hotel. The reception staff were all very helpful and they packaged it up and made it ready for collection by the Post Office who were to send it on. In the end, between Swiss customs and the PO the parcel was never delivered and had to... More 

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TheRockwell, Front Office Manager at The Rockwell, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and for mentioning me so kindly. We try to help everyone who comes into the hotel, especially if they have a problem such as yours. Kind regards, Alexandra Stefan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent hotel, very stylish, very clean, reasonably priced with amazing staff. I keep returning here because of the amazing value and experience! Can't recommend it enough to travellers to London looking for a good hotel in south west London.

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TheRockwell, Front Office Manager at The Rockwell, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very kind review. You are always welcome back at The Rockwell. Kind regards, Alexandra Stefan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I found this hotel through trip advisor, and I'm so glad I did. A short stroll from Earls Court station and many restaurants, bars, pub, hairdressers - you name it and it's within walking distance. My first solo trip to London, and I chose the standard single room. The Rockwell website recommends this room only for one or two nights,... More 

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TheRockwell, Front Office Manager at The Rockwell, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and for complimenting the location, which is a very convenient one and as you rightly say. We are also very happy that you enjoyed our single room so much. They are designed tin a stylish manner to maximise space. Kind regards, Alexandra Stefan More 

Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Wonderful boutique hotel just minutes away from all of the big London highlights and a 6-minute walk from the Earl's Court tube station. The hotel is clean & modern and the double room we stayed in was clean and very spacious, much bigger than other London hotel rooms. The nightly rate seemed like a bargain for what we got. Where... More 

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Thank Matt S
TheRockwell, Front Office Manager at The Rockwell, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are very pleased that you liked the hotel so much. It is very good to hear that the staff were so willing to help you, especially when someone is ill. I hope you will come and stay with us soon. Kind regards, Alexandra Stefan More 

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Rockwell is an independent hotel with an emphasis on understated contemporary style, impeccable levels of personal service and attention to detail. Each of the forty rooms has been crafted to create a relaxed atmosphere, whilst retaining an individual character which combines English tradition with contemporary styling. In addition to our well appointed bedrooms, we offer guests the use of generous spaces for eating, drinking and relaxing, including a large south facing landscaped garden. Whether you are visiting Kensington for business or pleasure, many of London's best attractions are on our doorstep including Earls Court, Harrods, the Royal Albert Hall, the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum as well as the shopping areas of Knightsbridge and Chelsea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rockwell

Address: 181 Cromwell Road, London SW5 0SF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington , Earls Court
Price Range: $127 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rockwell 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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Rockwell Hotel London
Rockwell London
The Rockwell London, England
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#229 Business Hotel in London
#256 Luxury Hotel in London
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