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Marlin Apartments Aldgate

58 Commercial Road, London E1 1LP, England (Formerly Marlin Apartments Tower Bridge - Aldgate) (East End / East London)
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Ranked #40 of 622 Specialty lodging in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If your out and about in London then your hotel room doesn't really matter that much. But we all like comfort after a hard days work catching the sights. So its nice to get all the comforts and space of home at a price competitive with your average hotel rooms. The apartments are a bargain at the same price of... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having stayed in the marlin apartments with my friends, I can say with confidence that they are clean, modern, well furnished and reasonable priced. The apartments are in a relatively central area with the tube station less than 5 minutes away from them. The area of Aldgate itself is not the best of areas and can be threatening so keep... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in these apartments with a group of friends on a Saturday evening. The apartments for six were lovely clean and spacious. They had a balcony with a great view of London. They were well equipped. The staff were really friendly and helpful. Only 5 minute walk from tube station so great place to use as a base for... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had read mixed reviews about Marlin Apartments Aldgate before booking but the price seemed good so I hoped so the best. The whole experience far exceeded my expectations. I travelled from Australia with my parents and booked the 2 bedroom penthouse suite to give us somewhere comfortable to relax during our four days in London (29th June - 3rd... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked this apartment because it was close to the tube and we wanted to stay centrally without paying the earth. We didn't really know what it would be like and had read reviews of it being in a bit of a dodgy area so weren't expecting much. What we got was a short walk from the tube, a large,... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stayed here with our three children as it was walking distance from the Tower of London. The apartment itself was spacious with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The kitchen was modern with a dishwasher and washing machine. The online booking through their website worked efficiently and everything was organised including our late checkout. My criticisms are that it was... More

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Luxury apartment, very well equipped with top class kitchens and bathrooms. Huge lounge (ours was a 2 bedroom apartment). Balcony overlooking the busy Commercial Rd was great for watching the world go by. Parking was not cheap (£25/night) but try the streets at the weekend (permit only, but this only applies Mon-Fri 8.30 - 5.30 - but check the signs!)... More

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Mackay, Australia
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35 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Staying in London for an extra 4 days after a tour finished, we wanted something that we could cook our own meals if we wanted, do some washing and have some space to move after living out of a suitcase for 3 weeks. Marlin Apartments at Aldgate satisfied us on all those accounts. Staff were friendly and apartment was very... More

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west mids
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stopped here for a night were originally booked into marlin apartments elsewhere in london but they emailed us to say our intended room had severe maintenance issues ( had sneaky feeling they were overbooked). Once we arrived quickly booked in apartment was fantastic two couples sharing an apartment two large double bedrooms both ensuite and large kitchen and lounge area... More

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DanielaCodreanu, Manager at Marlin Apartments Aldgate, responded to this review

Dear chickenbez, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay at Marlin Apartments Aldgate. I am very pleased that you had a fantastic stay with us even though it was not at your intended location. Our two bedroom apartments are indeed ideal for groups of people who wish to stay together and am pleased that... More

Norwich, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I usually stay in hotels when I visit London but this apartment is certainly making me reconsider. My flat was spacious with a well fitted kitchen and all the appliances you'd expect. The bonus of a large balcony gave the apartment something extra. Unfortunately it's a little too far out of the city and with only the Aldgate stations close... More

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DanielaCodreanu, Manager at Marlin Apartments Aldgate, responded to this review

Dear Ash-W22, I truly appreciate you taking the time to review your stay at Marlin Aldgate on TripAdvisor. Thank you for your wonderful comments; at Marlin we always speak about the benefits of serviced apartments over hotels so I am glad you have now had the chance to experience this first-hand. Whilst Aldgate is not quite as centrally-located as our... More

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Address: 58 Commercial Road, London E1 1LP, England (Formerly Marlin Apartments Tower Bridge - Aldgate)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > East End / East London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Marlin Apartments - Aldgate City East Hotel London
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Our newest development, Marlin Aldgate, is situated in London's latest financial district. These premier apartments were constructed in 2009 in a response to the incredible and ever-growing demand for cost-effective London accommodation that does not compromise on quality.Marlin Aldgate is amongst a host of vibrant and fashionable districts such as Shoreditch and Hoxton that have been welcoming a new wave of urbanites in recent years. From this development, guests are only a short distance away from such London landmarks as Tower Bridge, the Gherkin and Canary Wharf. Aldgate is highly accessible via public transport. ... more   less 
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