Ben Pundole

The Zetter Townhouse

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  • Why:Bit of work, bit of play
  • When:October 2012
  • Who:Ben Pundole
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The Zetter Townhouse Taxidermy cat in a dress standing on a bird...and a cocktail?

Taxidermy cat in a dress standing on a bird...and a cocktail?

The Zetter Townhouse The brightly colored door at the Townhouse's entrance...unmistakably London.

The brightly colored door at the Townhouse's entrance...unmistakably London.

The Zetter Townhouse Fantastic objects & effects surrounding the front desk check-in area.

Fantastic objects & effects surrounding the front desk check-in area.

The Zetter Townhouse The ground floor bar & lounge is amongst the best in London, like being in Vivienne Westwood's living room, tipsy.

The ground floor bar & lounge is amongst the best in London, like being in Vivienne Westwood's living room, tipsy.

The Zetter Townhouse The private dining room seats ten and <br data-src=

The private dining room seats ten and
comes complete with a boxing kangaroo.

The Zetter Townhouse Feels like staying at your favorite Aunt's house.

Feels like staying at your favorite Aunt's house.

The Zetter Townhouse The lounge doubles as one of London’s greatest cocktail bars – cocktails by 69 Colebrooke Row.

The lounge doubles as one of London’s greatest cocktail bars – cocktails by 69 Colebrooke Row.

The Zetter Townhouse Play a game of Ping Pong in the basement...

Play a game of Ping Pong in the basement...

The Zetter Townhouse ...or simply sit back and relax in the comfortable spectator area.

...or simply sit back and relax in the comfortable spectator area.

The Zetter Townhouse The Zetter Townhouse brochure. It really does look like this!

The Zetter Townhouse brochure. It really does look like this!

The Zetter Townhouse Two townhouses, thirteen rooms, one great hotel.

Two townhouses, thirteen rooms, one great hotel.

Highs & Lows

  • Alternative luxury, like staying at your cool English Aunt's house.

  • Incredible location on a quiet square in Clerkenwell, minutes from the West End and Shoreditch.

  • Your living room is one of the best cocktail bars in London. YES!

  • Your living room is one of the best cocktail bars in London. Dangerous!

  • Although comfortable, rooms are small.

  • No restaurant, but great stuff nearby and not expected in a guest house.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Mini Bar

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 46/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Guest House

  • Vibe

    Sophisticated eccentricity

  • Location

    Clerkenwell - minutes from the West End & Shoreditch

  • Rooms

    13

  • Music

    Jazz, Standards, Doo Wop, 50’s

  • Year Opened

    2010

  • Designed By

    Russell Sage Studio

  • Health & Wellness

    No

  • Restaurant

    No - But great bar snacks

  • Bar

    One of the best cocktail bars in London

  • Children

    Not advised

  • Price

    Reasonable (and worth it)

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The Zetter Townhouse

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