The Rookery is situated in Clerkenwell at the heart of London, right between the West End and the City, London’s central business hub. Farringdon and Barbican tube stations, both in Zone 1, are within walking distance, giving easy access to all of central London via the Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith and City lines. The hotel is also very near St Paul’s Cathedral, the London Museum, the Barbican (home to the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Shakespeare Company) and the Tate Modern. In addition to this is a deluge of highly regarded restaurants, traditional British pubs and bars.
The old school period grace extends into the rest of the hotel, including the sumptuously decorated lobby and hotel bar, replete with open fireplaces and comfortable antique furniture. For those needing to get work done there is a business centre to use, and there is also a quaint garden as well as a reading room to relax in. Internet access is available.
There is plenty of car parking space, with several local car parks in addition to an on-site car park.
The rooms are stylishly decorated with wood panelling, antique furniture, luxurious rugs and classical artwork. Even the ensuite bathrooms feature antique baths in addition to handheld showers. The rooms have various other modern amenities such as satellite television, DVD players, air conditioning, minibars and a safe. There is also 24 hour room service.
Food is available from the hotel bar and from the 24 hour room service.
Cribs and babysitting facilities are available.
Guide dogs are welcome, but there is no wheelchair access to the rooms or flat entry to the hotel.