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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Thank Klro2
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 1 week ago

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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've stayed here twice and thought it was a lovely boutique sized hotel in a good location. The reception staff were very friendly and helpful. On our second stay we had a ground floor garden facing room which was spacious and comfortable. We thought it was good value for money for the standard of accommodation and location , handy for... More 

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Thank myerskate92
TheRockwell, Public Relations Manager at The Rockwell, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and giving us four stars. We are very happy that you liked it so much and will be looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Alexandra Stefan More 

Wirral
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel modern and clean with friendly helpful service. Ground floor room at front large. No noise as no adjoining rooms and although at front of house did not hear traffic as well glazed. Great location with bus routes outside to main attractions. Breakfast is bought separately . We opted for the Eggs Benedict which were freshly prepared and delicious. Would... More 

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

Many thanks for your review. We don't get many comments on our eggs Benedict. Thank you for mentioning that you enjoyed it! Kind regards, Alexandra Stefan More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here as a couple for 3 nights from Tuesday 19th July. We had a lovely stay and could not fault the hotel for cleanliness. The room was a really good size for the price. We had air conditioning which was a great help as we stayed over the period when we had that rare summer temperature of 30 degrees... More 

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

Thank you for mentioning our cleanliness. The housekeeping staff work very hard and are very dedicated to providing a good service. Also thank you saying these kind comments about our staff. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, Alexandra Stefan More 

Heathfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The staff at this hotel were very helpful and polite, felt very welcome. The room and hotel was very clean and the bed comfortable. Lovely quiet garden out the back where we had drinks on arrival. The only thing that needed improving was the robes in the room, thin and hard!

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Thank nickym459
TheRockwell, Front Office Manager at The Rockwell, responded to this review

Thank you for mentioning our staff. We are always delighted when we get a compliment from one of our guests! We will look into the situation with the robes and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Alexandra Stefan More 

Ilkley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We decided to stay here whilst in London for Wimbledon. It was really handy for Earl's Court tube and straight forward to get to the tennis. Our room was at the back and good size. The bathroom was small but adequate. The breakfast was good and we had an evening meal in the restaurant which was quiet basic but good... More 

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

Thank you for mentioning our bbq. We are offering it all summer and it is a great way to unwind in our garden. Thanks again for your nice review and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Alexandra Stefam More 

London, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is going to become one of my 'staple' London hotels. Room prices can vary a lot depending on demand. as you might expect, but I was really delighted with the price I was able to secure on booking.com for a single room, which, frankly was pretty well perfectly set up for the solo business traveller. The place is extremely... More 

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

We are glad that you liked the hotel and especially that you liked our single rooms. They are small and designed for the solo traveller as you pointed out. Thank you also for complimenting our breakfast and wi-fi. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Alexandra Stefan More 

London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

The Rockwell is great in so many ways - so close to the tube station and when you step inside it is an oasis of calm. Lovely spacious, clean room and amazingly comfortable bed. Staff are friendly and helpful and when we dropped our bag off early, it was in our room by the time we checked in. The only... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We will be looking into the noise from the bar, which is fully soundproofed so thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are happy you liked the rest of the hotel and the staff. 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: $123 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rockwell 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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#229 Business Hotel in London
#265 Luxury Hotel in London
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