The Rookery Hotel - London

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Peters Lane, Cowcross Street, London, United Kingdom, EC1M 6DS  show map
 4 stars
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The Rookery Hotel - London

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Meeting facilities

Business center

Editorial review:

The 33-room hotel The Rookery was built within a row of 18th century Georgian houses and decorated with period furniture, like a museum-piece collection of Victorian baths, showers and toilets. There is a small city garden and the two-story Rock’s Nest Suite.

Verified Reviews:

  • Wi-fi almost never works - No shower curtains - Beautiful vintage rooms - Huge bath tubes
  • No dresser in my room - Room is very large - Antique-style bathroom - Room was spotlessly clean
  • We will stay here again - Atmosphere is extremely cosy - Free broadband in all the rooms
  • Bathroom is charming - Closets were very small - Staff were all very helpful
  • Rooms are cosy and romantic - Furniture is all antique - Staff are great

Overview

Rookery is a 4-star elegant hotel providing an en-suite accommodation only minutes away from National Gallery, Buckingham Palace and Royal Opera House.

The Rookery Hotel is 30 minutes' walk from the center of London. A museum, a gallery and a college lie a short distance away.

Old Street train station is a 15-minute walk away. 15 minutes' drive from London City airport.

Rooms

Offering a view over the garden, 33 rooms feature antique décor, a lounge area, an iPod dock, a laptop safe, wireless internet and LCD flat panel TV along with en suite bathrooms. Guests can also use coffee/tea makers and a dishwasher.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the conservatory. Offering various dining options, Hix Oyster & Chop House and Vinoteca are about 5-minute walk away.

You can start your day with a continental breakfast, which costs GBP 11.95 per person per night. 

Services

Guests can benefit from parking, a newspaper stand and a safety deposit box.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   33.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • No elevators
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Library

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Peters Lane, Cowcross Street, London, United Kingdom, EC1M 6DS

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City Center
  • London
    1.5 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • City Thameslink
    2300 ft
  • Blackfriars Station
    3300 ft
Underground stations
  • Barbican
    1400 ft
  • Farringdon
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • St John Bar & Restaurant Smithfield (cuisine: British)
    300 ft
  • Hix Oyster & Chop House (cuisine: British)
    100 ft
Beaches
  • Shell Beach
    1.4 mi
  • Rushy Bay
    1.4 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    33

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Rooms and availability

The Rookery photos Room
Club Single Room
Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed
Size: 175 sq. feet
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    Standard Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 780 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Standard|Standard Double Room

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      The Rookery photos Room Junior Suite
      Junior Suite
      Size: 420 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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        The Rookery photos Room Superior Double Room
        Superior Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed
        Size: 230 sq. feet
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          Signature King Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed
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          Suite|Signature Suite, 1 King Bed (The Rook's Nest)

          Signature Suite
          Bed type: Double bed
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel The Rookery Hotel - London London location
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          Hotel Address:

          Peters Lane, Cowcross Street, London, United Kingdom, EC1M 6DS

          Get directions
          City Center
          • London
            1.5 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • City Thameslink
            2300 ft
          • Blackfriars Station
            3300 ft
          Underground stations
          • Barbican
            1400 ft
          • Farringdon
            700 ft
          • Bus stop
            1000 ft
          Restaurants
          • St John Bar & Restaurant Smithfield (cuisine: British)
            300 ft
          • Hix Oyster & Chop House (cuisine: British)
            100 ft
          Beaches
          • Shell Beach
            1.4 mi
          • Rushy Bay
            1.4 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of rooms:
            33

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          Places of interest

          • Saint Bartholomew the Great Church - 400 ft
          • William Wallace memorial - 700 ft
          • St Peter's Italian Church - 1400 ft
          • Central Criminal Court "Old Bailey" - 2000 ft
          • St Martin Within Ludgate Church - 2000 ft

          Train stations

          • City Thameslink - 2000 ft

          Convention centers

          Amusement

          • Newgate Execution Scaffold - 1700 ft

          Historical sites

          • Doctor Johnson's House - 2000 ft

          Museums

          • Museum Of London - 1700 ft

          Theaters

          • Conti Italia Academy of Theatre Arts Ltd - 1000 ft

          Business areas

          • London Stock Exchange - 2000 ft

          Underground stations

          • Farringdon - 400 ft
          • Barbican - 1000 ft
          • Barbican Centre - 1000 ft
          • Saint Paul's - 2000 ft
          • Chancery Lane - 2000 ft

          Local attractions

          • British Museum - 1.1 mi
            Great Russell Street, London
          • London Transport Museum - 5200 ft
            Covent Garden Piazza, London
          • Covent Garden - 1.0 mi
            Covent Garden, London
          • New London Theatre - 5000 ft
            Drury Lane, London
          • The Monument - 1.0 mi
            Monument St., London

          Near the hotel

          • The Museum of the Order of St John - 800 ft
            St John's Gate, London
          • St. Etheldreda's - 1300 ft
            Ely Place, London
          • Old Bailey - 1700 ft
            Newgate Street, London
          • Dr. Johnson's House - 2300 ft
            17 Gough Square, London
          • Church of St. Bartholomew the Great - 1000 ft
            West Smithfield, London
          • Museum of London - 1700 ft
            150 London Wall, London
          • St. Paul's Cathedral - 2500 ft
            St. Paul's Churchyard, London

          Restaurants nearby

          • St John Bar & Restaurant Smithfield - 300 ft

            Address: 26 St John Street
            Phone: 020 7251 0848

            63% likes this, based on 351 reviews
            Cuisine: British
            Price Range: USD 42 - USD 42

          • Smiths of Smithfield - 500 ft

            Address: 67 - 77 Charterhouse Street
            Phone: 020 7251 7950

            63% likes this, based on 408 reviews
            Cuisine: Contemporary, British
            Price Range: USD 10 - USD 80

          • Vinoteca - 200 ft

            Address: 7 St John Street
            Phone: +44 (0)20 7253 8786

            64% likes this, based on 95 reviews
            Price Range: USD 64 - USD 64

          • Hix Oyster & Chop House - 100 ft

            Address: 36-37 Greenhill Rents
            Phone: 020 7017 1930

            63% likes this, based on 159 reviews
            Cuisine: British

          • Polpo - 100 ft

            Address: 2 Cowcross Street
            Phone: 020 7250 0034

            60% likes this, based on 78 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of rooms:
            33

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          The Rookery Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Rookery

          Average guest rating

          7.8out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 75 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Rooms
          8.8
          Service
          8.8
          Value
          7.9
          Location
          9.7

          Guest reviews

          • Couple
            9.2

            loved the room very relaxing and comfortable staff very helpful

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            The hotel was beautifully decorated and our room was charming and comfortable. The staff were very well trained and exceptionally polite and welcoming. The history of the hotel and its location is fascinating.

            It would have been nice to have had tea/coffee making facilities in our room for an early morning cup of tea/coffee without having to ring for room service. Most hotels provide this service.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            Wonderful, atmospheric hotel - full of flair and character. Victorian and Georgian decor but with modern levels of comfort and cleanliness. I loved the claw-foot bath and the fact that there was always plenty of hot water available at high pressure. As one with sensitive skin I appreciated the Aveda shower cream and shampoo - a nice touch. There's a quiet drawing-room type bar to relax in and a sweet little garden. A lovely place - a real oasis in the old City of London.

          • Couple
            7.0

            Lovely room and bathroom.

            It was very noisy at night due to being so near lots of bars and clubs. The plumbing was also very noisy.

          • Group of friends
            8.8

            A lovely hotel with a twist, the furniture being from yesteryear. Stunning 4 poster beds with sloping floors. Very grand. Would definately use again!

            Would have liked coffee making facility in room. Just for 1st thing in the morning & last thing at night. Wouldnt stop me from going again, though.

          • Single
            8.2

            Lovely feel, l love the location, friendly staff.

            Personally I like a bit more light and space (dark red walls, dark wood in my room), but I can see the rooms would appeal to a lot of people

          • Single
            10.0

            the staff was amazing, the location is excellent, Loved the Ren products. the bed was very comfortable, the rooms air conditioned and overall the hotel is very cozy, charming and tasteful. I would definitely go back, especially as I discovered how close the diamond district is to The Rookery.

            while the hotel has free WiFi It would be good if there was also a computer to access for guests who didn't lug their laptop.

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            decor is olde world; all bedrooms different; sanitary fittings are restored antiques; antique old masters hanging on walls; breakfast in room at time to suit visitor.

            our room this time was a tad small but very nicely furnished and a comfortable bed with lovely pillows and linen.

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            The hotel was different, not your typical hotel. The breakfast was lovely. I loved the pillows and the bath was great!.

          • Couple
            8.8

            Location, levels of comfort, atmosphere and scale, (small hotel)

          • Couple
            7.0

            Ideal location for city and romantic break. Good for local bars and excellent local restaurants

            dripping shower in room. Unable to see television in room as view blocked by bed

          • Couple
            9.6

            The quirkiness of the room and many original features

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            We stayed in an absolutely gorgeous room with a fantastic bath, wished we could have stayed longer.

          • Couple
            8.8

            The beautiful four poster room and breakfast in the room in the morning.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            The usual olde worlde charm and ambience.

            Rooms do tend to be very hot in summer and only slightly cooler in winter.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel The Rookery Hotel - London London location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Peters Lane, Cowcross Street, London, United Kingdom, EC1M 6DS

          Get directions
          City Center
          • London
            1.5 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • City Thameslink
            2300 ft
          • Blackfriars Station
            3300 ft
          Underground stations
          • Barbican
            1400 ft
          • Farringdon
            700 ft
          • Bus stop
            1000 ft
          Restaurants
          • St John Bar & Restaurant Smithfield (cuisine: British)
            300 ft
          • Hix Oyster & Chop House (cuisine: British)
            100 ft
          Beaches
          • Shell Beach
            1.4 mi
          • Rushy Bay
            1.4 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of rooms:
            33

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLondonThe Rookery

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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