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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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Ranked #71 of 580 Specialty lodging in London
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I just returned from a five night stay. I was traveling with my extended family and we rented two 2-bedroom apartments. They were able to accommodate our request to have the apartments cose to each other which was great. The apartments were spacious, clean and comfortable. I often rent apartments when traveling and you must remember they are not hotels... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you travel with your family and you don't want to risk accommodation in one of the typical Hotels with small rooms ,which you only can use for sleep over, this is the best option if you look out for privacy space , separate bedroom,kitchen and all other facilities that you don't want to miss when away from home. Prices... More

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Oxford, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed as a single traveller at the Marlin Apartments, Empire Square, for two nights in mid-April 2014. The apartment was very well-equipped with all one would need for any length of stay and included an oven and hob, microwave, full-size fridge-freezer, washer-dryer and even a dishwasher, plus all cutlery, crockery, towels, etc. All appliances were built-in and the equipment... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I admit that my standards are high, I do try to give each place a chance. Pros Easy access to tube, Tesco (mini mart) steps away, roomy (we had a two bedroom apartment), safe area Cons Lobby and hallway smelled, hallway carpets stained with dirt/scrapes on walls, staff had no real knowledge of tours, view was terrible from room... More

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Denver, Colorado
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay here often and when the management finally dumped the pitiful Internet provider they used before and upgraded to a fast service I was very pleased to stay here again. HOWEVER, this time I stayed they Internet was PAINFULLY slow - it wouldn't even complete the download on a speed test, and impossible to watch YouTube. Turns out the... More

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Catalin C, Manager at Marlin Apartments - Empire Square, responded to this review

Dear TravelMfromCO, Thank you for taking the time to review Marlin Empire Square. I am pleased that you have stayed with us on many occasions and that you always find our apartments to be good quality and value for money. As you have mentioned, we recently changed our internet provider to a new, faster service as highly requested by our... More

Miami Beach, Florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have stayed over and over at Empire Square Marlin Apartments for more than a year now, having switched from a much more costly local hotel. My faith in Empire Square is continuously reinforced, and I have discovered how wonderful having such a great flat - even for a week - is in London. Overseen personally, professionally, and excellently by... More

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Almost new, nice view, big space, well fitted kitchen, nearly downtown, great transporting, good value, polite staff, close to borough station. the beds are a little bit small for queen size(180 *180 cm) - Tesco mini-mart at the entrance is a big advantage - Borough Market nearby opposite of London bridge station - but mind you it does not open... More

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Brescia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

These apartments are wonderful! located near the tube station,near a Tesco opended until 11pm and well served by bus. The apartment we stayed in was confortable with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathroom and a kitchen-linving area. The forniture were modern and good looking. We stayed there 5 days in Decembre and we love it! we'll sure come back asap!

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Ballarat
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92 reviews 92 reviews
29 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We recently had three weeks in a 1BR apartment on the 4th floor, one of six locations around London. There is 24-hour concierge and access to the building is controlled. Not all apartments in the complex are used for short-term lets - there also are owner-occupiers. The accommodation was very comfortable, and being able to have a well-equipped kitchen was... More

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Catalin C, Manager at Marlin Apartments - Empire Square, responded to this review

Dear AussiesBallarat , Thank you very much for your kind comments. I am extremely pleased to hear that your 3 weeks stay was very good. I will certainly pass your comments about cleanliness onto our terrific housekeeping team, they are doing an amazing job. The apartments are indeed an excellent alternative to a small and expensive hotel room and I... More

Maryville, Tennessee
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Have stayed here regularly over the past couple of months. The apartments are spacious and well equipped with a full kitchen: fridge-freezer, oven, microwave dishwasher and washer dryer. The staff are friendly and the building is secure. Can't recommend a better place to stay when exploring a city!!

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Catalin C, Manager at Marlin Apartments - Empire Square, responded to this review

Dear MagicMichelle , Thank you very much for your excellent review . I am so absolutely delighted to hear such lovely comments from a regular guest , it gives me the trust that we are doing a good job . Our apartments are indeed very well equipped and we are continuously investing in our project. Over your next stay you... More

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Also Known As:
Marlin Apartments - Empire Square Hotel
Marlin Apartments - Empire Square Hotel London
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Marlin Apartments - Empire Square London, England
Address: 34 Long Lane | 5-8 Empire Square South, London SE1 4NA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #71 of 580 Specialty lodging in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Marlin Apartments - Empire Square 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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