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A stay at The Rookery Hotel places you in the heart of London, minutes from Old Bailey and close to St. Paul’s Cathedral. This 4-star hotel is close to London Bridge and Tower of London.


Make yourself at home in one of the 33 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and LED televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and a fireplace in the lobby.

Food & Drink

Take advantage of the hotel’s 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. This hotel has 2 meeting rooms available for events.

How to Get There

The Rookery Hotel
12 Peter's Lane Cowcross St
London, EC1M 6DS United Kingdom


4.5 Very Good 617 Reviews
Charming Hotel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly welcome upon arriving at The Rookery, beautiful hotel, full of character and charm. All staff very friendly and helpful. Immaculate rooms. Complimentary tea/coffee provided. Would highly recommend, and would visit again.

Excellent Independent Hideaway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for a week and all-in this is a great hotel. Full of character and a charm, maybe trading some of the comforts of more homogenous hotels (shower, restaurant/kitchen) for the quintessential English experience. The thought and planning that’s gone into making the most of what they have is evident. The location is right next to the Farringdon tube / overground and there’s a plethora of good restaurants nearby so the hotel has done away with parking and a restaurant and concentrated on lovely rooms and beautiful communal areas. The conversion into a hotel has kept the charm of the building. My loft suite was lovely - comfortable, dark carved wood bed and matching drawers and cabinet hiding the TV. Plenty of space, and a deep, free-standing bath (but no shower) in the bathroom. With no restaurant, breakfast is served in-room from a selection of easy-to-make continental-style options but the quality and consistency is high, if a little over-priced for what it is. I appreciated the flexibility of choosing if I wanted breakfast the night before without being punished for not deciding at check-in for the whole stay like most hotels. The gas-fire heated library and drawing room are perfect for quietly working or reading. The service was personable and helpful, although not as polished as a 5* hotel. The always-knock-and-wait rule hasn’t quite been instilled and twice my room was burst into by an overly keen maid. All-in a great hotel and whilst as a base for a week of work in London it wasn’t perfect I’d highly recommend it to visiting couples or tourists.

Thank you
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would recommend this place a thousand times.
Amazing room, very kind staff, excellent breakfast in the room. Nothing to add.
Even the cat is nice :)

The bar of the hotel is "self-service". You only have to write what you took from the bar.
The mini bar in the room is complete and the room service menu is very good.

Thank you for this amazing stay.

Old world charm at its best. And as for the bacon...
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is an oasis of peace and quiet in the bustling streets around the historic Smithfield market. I loved every second, from the welcome in Reception, including the majestic Bagheera the hotel cat, to the farewells at check out. And don't worry, we will be back. The location is fabulous, the building has an amazing character and story, and the rooms are gorgeous. Being so close to the famous meat market also means the breakfast bacon roll is the best ever. It had the smell of real bacon, from my childhood! I would return just for breakfast.

Will stay here again
Reviewed 1 month ago

So close to Farringdon Station - a few minutes walk away. Lovely charming hotel with really quirky rooms. Check in staff friendly and efficient. Room was lovely. Bedroom and bathroom very clean. Hairdryer provided.

The hotel had a really lovely vibe about it. Staff were very helpful and loved the lounge area and honesty bar. Very well located to be able to grab a coffee or a drink or something to eat with bars and cafes all right outside. Nice area of London. Would definitely stay here again.