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Marlin Apartments - Empire Square

4.0 of 5 34 Long Lane | 5-8 Empire Square South, London SE1 4NA, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'd like to recommend these apartments because right from the moment of booking the customer service was excellent. Emails were responded to the same day. The apartment was amazing with everything so well equipped. There was a Tesco Express for everything we needed and Borough Station 3 minutes away. It makes an excellent base. Car parking was most handy and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

this is not a review but i am planning on booking at one of the marlin apartments earlier on february next year and just by looking at the reviews and photos i'm not really sure and keen on staying at this hotel but obviously i cant judge havnt stayed there before so if anyone would kindly like to tell me... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Marlin hotel apartment is located in a very good location, just 3 minutes walk from Borough station and 10 minutes walk from the famous borough market. very close also to London bridge and the Shard building. The rooms is very nice and clean with a well equipped kitchen. Very few TV channels available. WIFI in the rooms and free of... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a 2 bedroom apartment for one night and for a family of 5 it works out very reasonable. The quality of the rooms, decor etc is far better than you could get a hotel when there is 5 of us. Parking under the block is easy, and reasonable. The location being so close to the South Bank is... More 

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North Yorkshire, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 4 nights in early December in a one bedroom apartment. Son and daughter-in-law stayed for one night on the sofa bed and they hardly slept as it was so uncomfortablet. As with an earlier review I was told by reception to email my complaint and perhaps we could get a refund. I was also told that the sofa... More 

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Guernsey, Channel Islands
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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here in a 2 bed apartment with 4 friends. We paid £105 for use of the sofa bed for 2 nights. It was hideous , extremely uncomfortable and I could feel every spring. Asked reception if I could have a spare duvet to cushion the mattress but apparently they didn't have any! Expressed my dissatisfaction to the receptionist... More 

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South Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were travelling as a family of 5 adults and one baby and stayed for 8 nights. The apartments are modern, clean and in a great location. Proximity to London City was great and found ourselves in the city quite often as we were so close. Value for money was amazing and I would highly recommend this hotel and would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

having stayed in a number of hotels across London and never really feeling like I use any 'hotel' perks like room service etc I wanted to see if we could get somewhere around the same cost but some real living space .... If your in the same boat then this is the place for you. Privacy from other residents, kind... More 

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Corby, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked for a weekend stay and found the apartments great value. Using 'Park at My House' we left our car near Brent Cross underground and took the Northern Line to Borough about 500m away we found Marlin. We could not book in until 3pm but could leave our case at reception and go out. The apartments are well situated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Recently stayed at this apartments for a weekend. Everything was perfect. Good location, clean and good equipments in apartments. Perfect for sleeping, couldn't hear any noise from street or from neighbours. just simply perfect. Definitely will be back again.

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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*
Number of rooms: 220
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