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The Rookery Hotel

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#153 of 1,063 Hotels in London
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We visited for 2 nights. Amazing staff so attentive. Lovely rooms, clean, well kept, and in such a great location. I never realised what a lovely area of London this is. Security in and out of hotel was great. Well worth a visit. Made our weekend away perfect.

Thank vickiesat
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rookery is a hidden gem. Tucked just off the hustle and bustle of Farringdon and Smithfield market you step back in time as soon as you step through the door. Reception staff are incredibly attentive, super trendy and know all there is to know about the local area. The restaurant doesn't have a restaurant, but honestly it's not a...

Thank Mark W
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like the relive the style of the late Victorian era with the smell of leather and polished wood, this is a place for you. This was luxury more than one hundred years ago. Good traditional English cuisine and excellent English breakfast. Given most London prices, this was a good and not too costly experience. It is also in...

Thank marianoadavies
Carp, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a charming hotel in Clerkenwell decorated in a Tudor to Gothic style. Heavy carved wood four poster beds, communal library with fireplace, honesty bar, patio, etc. The rooms are not numbered but are identified by name, the name being that of a former occupant, be they prostitute, lawyer, baker,or other, of the three buildings that were put together...

1Thank Roger T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, loved the history of the place and how that was presented to guests, enjoyed the honesty bar, would definitely stay here again. People complaining about noise should do a bit more research before booking - this is a busy working area of the city during the week (steps away from Smithfield Market which is a working butchery through...

1Thank Buzzards15
New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 April 2017

A truly fabulous and charming gem of a boutique hotel with amazing bedrooms and luxurious bathrooms and toiletry products! My boyfriend and I stayed at The Rookery for our anniversary a couple of weeks ago and we were incredibly impressed by the warm welcoming from Gwendolyn, she made us feel right at home! She was really helpful when we made...

1Thank kitkitty1979
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here one night on business and possibly enjoyed it. The decor is stunning and the staff were very friendly. For a small hotel I felt the seating areas offered some nice choices and were very comfortable. I came into after dinner and asked for tea to be served in the library and got a lovely tray with biscuits and...

1Thank efay
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great, relaxing break here. A wonderful historic haven in the middle of London. Stunning hotel with antique furniture and very friendly, helpful staff. It's a very small hotel, with no restaurant. However, this caused us no problems as it means that the Rookery is much quieter than many hotels and the breakfast, which is served in your...

1Thank stricklandalan
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I don't understand all the positive reviews of this place. There is no comfortable sitting area at all, there are two sofas servicing over 30 rooms. Breakfast is to be taken in the room, in our case a very small and dark attic room with a linoleum floored bathroom......not appealing. There are a couple of positives, the building is fairly...

4Thank Giuseppethebarber
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We had booked an offsite meeting and were given the Library to hold it, they supplied tea,coffee and danishes - the service was beyond expectations - My VIP would like to stay next time he travels over!

2Thank Jackie L
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“ I feel a very unusual sensation – if it is not indigestion, I think it must be gratitude” Benjamin Disraeli Thank you The Rookery

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Staying in Clerkenwell

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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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Address: 12 Peter's Lane | Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Clerkenwell
Price Range: $300 - $724 (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
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#99 Family Hotel in London
#104 Business Hotel in London
#114 Romantic Hotel in London
#125 Luxury Hotel in London
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“We stayed towards the back of the hotel overlooking a quiet courtyard rather than the main road...”
Y4087AUmarkw, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“If you're concerned about noise, don't face the main street.”
567judyz, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room - be lucky!”
HampshireMojo, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Each room is different. All are furnished with antiques. The suite on the 3'rd floor was very quiet.”
R9745ZBjohnh, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the first or second floor as there will be left traffic past your room”
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davec485, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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