The Rookery is located in the fashionable area of Clerkenwell, between the West End and London's central business district, known as The City. It is like Soho in the east, with bustling street life and a plethora of fascinating places to eat and drink.Quietly located a short distance from the Barbican, St Paul's, Holborn and The Tate Modern, the only remaining early houses in St Peter's Lane have been repaired and extended to create the delightful small hotel.Inside, the Rookery is all period charm. Polished wood panelling, stone flagged floors, open fires and genuine antique furniture give the place a warm, homely atmosphere - more private club than hotel. The Rookery is located just outside the Square Mile, London's financial district. It is near the Bank of England, St. Paul's Cathedral, the Old Bailey and the historic Inns of Court. The nearest station is Farringdon, two minutes walk away (Circle, Metropolitan and British Rail Thames Link). CLUB - DOUBLE - comfortable double room offers one king bed, room is furnished with pictures and antiques. The beds are either 17th Century carved oak or Georgian 4 posters, windows are hung with heavy silk curtains. The bathrooms have restored period plumbing fixtures and fittings, with either a free standing bath or shower. All rooms are air-conditioned and have complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen television, mini bar, safe, antique desk and Aveda toiletries. SUPERIOR - DOUBLE - Superior double room offers one double bed. Room are larger. The beds are either 17th Century carved oak or Georgian 4 posters. The bathrooms have restored fittings, many with roll-top baths, overhead showers and high level cisterns. All rooms are air-conditioned and have complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen television, DVD player, i-pod docking station, mini bar, safe, antique desk and Aveda toiletries JUNIOR - SUITE - Junior Suite offers one king bed. Luxurious ground floor junior suite: the bedroom has a large four poster carved oak bed, with separate lounge area. Taking pride of place in the centre of the room is an unusual, large flame mahogany Carlton house desk. The bathroom has an extraordinary double ended cast iron bath with a copper top and a dinner plate sized shower head. The room is air conditioned and has complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen television, Blu-ray player, mini bar, safe and Aveda toiletries. PENTHOUSE - SUITE - Penthouse Suite offers one king bed. The Rooks Nest is a two-story penthouse suite with views over St Paul's and the Old Bailey from its 40ft spire. The bedroom is dominated by a marvelously ornate bed flanked at each corner by a gilded blackamoor. A huge Victorian bathing machine sits on a raised plinth behind lace curtains in one corner of the room. A dog-leg staircase leads you upstairs to an extraordinary sitting room under the spire. The room is fully air-conditioned with complimentary wi-fi internet access, flat screen LCD television and DVD player both upstairs and downstairs. The sitting room also has a stereo system, dining table, antique lawyers desk, mini-bar and safe.