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Marlin Apartments - Empire Square

4.0 of 5 Condominium   |   34 Long Lane | 5-8 Empire Square South, London SE1 4NA, England
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bedroom was flooded, was offered another apartment 15mins by cab we booked this one because it was near our event early on Sunday morning. They did not have any rooms left, after seeing a show and meal we arrived back at midnight to find two staff members in our room saying the water was coming into the apartment below and... More

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Dear Amanda6161, Thank you very much for taking the time and writing about your experience with Marlin Apartments. I am extremely sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I am shocked to hear that the staff did not offer you to move in the first place and they waited for you to come back. I have had... More

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76 reviews 76 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked at the last minute we could only get a one bed apartment for 4 people but paid extra for a foldaway bed. We arrived early and reception let us check in as the room was ready at no extra charge. Went to room but only small foldaway bed that would sleep one person and not two so went to... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time we'd stayed here. Excellent facility, friendly staff. Apartment was great. Clean room, comfy beds, fully functional kitchen , clean bathroom, Sky TV, washing machine (essential when you have kids!) Great location, close to the tube. Handy Tesco Express beneath us. Will be staying on our next London trip

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We initially booked Marlin Stratford but due to unforeseen circumstances we needed to change our booking and location. We were kindly rebooked into Marlin Empire Square- a much more central Location- close to the shard and Thames pier. The room was clean as expected but the television was extremely old- they are replacing these shortly. There was No air conditioning... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The ideal accommodation for those who decide to go to London. Kindness of the staff I would like to thank especially unique Theodora reception made me feel at home immediately. Very close to the tube!!! There are two supermarkets near the apartments and the famous Borough Market, the best market in U. K. There is also London Bridge station not... More

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Toronto, Canada
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71 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Third visit. Excellent self-catering apartment within easy walking distance of two underground stations (Borough and London Bridge) and the Borough Market to stock up on food. There is a Tesco supermarket downstairs for all basic requirements. Kitchens are quite well equipped, although why provide a microwave if you don’t provide microwaveable dishes? And one of my pet peeves about some... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Spacious and clean, modern and minimal decor was great. Little balcony and floor to ceiling window in living area was bright and airy. Kitchen was well open plan with living area and well equipped. 5 of us stayed in a 2-bed apartment, one bedroom was en-suite (shower room) and the main bathroom had a bath with shower over. The lift... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Great to stay in an apartment with a balcony and lovely view rather than a hotel. The site is huge and rooms are hard to find. Corridors are very noisy but this does not affect you once you are in the room. Decor is very basic and designed for ease of cleanliness (which is very good) rather than comfort.

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71 reviews 71 reviews
34 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Review of Marlin Apartments Empire Square There is no air conditioning in this apartment. We arrived to realize belatedly that this was the case… Luckily for us, the weather turned cooler and we made do with windows ajar but the lack of ventilation did take some getting used to. This is also a residential apartment so I assume only some... More

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stayed in these apartments for 2nd time and will stay here again. It is fairly clean, modern, quiet. One bedroom apartment is spacious enough to accommodate double bed and child's travel cot in the bedroom. The reception responds promptly on our requests. Yes, they use people who hardly speak a word in English to service apartments but who cares if... More

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Address: 34 Long Lane | 5-8 Empire Square South, London SE1 4NA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Marlin Apartments - Empire Square 4*
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Situated at London Bridge, just minutes from London’s financial district, this landmark development provides unrivalled access to London’s City centre and it’s most inspiring attractions. These cutting edge apartments fuse London’s cosmopolitan culture with award winning contemporary design, encompassing a vast internal courtyard and private landscaped gardens. Modern furnishings complement the large living space in each apartment, with many offering striking views across London. The emphasis is on light and space, with most apartments boasting large scenic windows and floor-to-ceiling glazing. ... more   less 
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