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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling solo and visiting my old patch in London for a funeral and other social activities, (Stayed 3 nights.) Needed to keep things cheap and Merlyn Court suited beautifully. (Chose to have a shared bathroom.) Yes the building is a bit jaded but my room was clean and comfortable, as was the shared bathroom in which the shower was great.... More 

1 Thank Alistair K
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little find. Clean, neat, tidy, safe and secure. Close to many great attractions, eateries, services in London, either by Tube or walking. Taxi and bus also close. A great place to stay and venture into London during the day, or night. Friendly service. Free Wifi is great. Hard to find a better price for what is on offer here.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Situated in the heart of a neighborhood, this hotel is an old house that has been renovated into smaller chambers. Not all rooms have their own private bath, so make sure you inquire when making reservations. Hotel is one block from a Tube and bus stop. There are many eateries within walking distance. The area is so quiet you can... More 

Thank VanEsq12
Goshen, Indiana
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12 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a family room with two kids, age 10 and 13, on the top floor. The room was clean, but not fancy. The location is excellent and the staff were very friendly. The breakfast is toast and coffee but is an adequate way to get the day started. We would definitely stay here again.

Thank Michelle H
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

Nice little place to stay for a weekend. Rooms are small but pretty clean and the hostess is very friendly. The breakfast is very limited (Coffee, Tea, toast, butter and marmelade). It's located in a quiet area close to the subway earls court which brings you to the centre of London very quickly.

1 Thank Thomas O
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

Merlyn court is one amongst many lodges on that street. Nearby tube station and grocery stores and yet silent neighborhood makes it good location to stay. The reception lady is very helpful by nature and available all the time for a click of the door bell. The rooms are big and spacious.

3 Thank Pramod07
Brookville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

First, the service of Merlyn Court is amazing. The entire staff made us feel at home and always had time to answer questions and to meet any needs that we had. They were certainly above and beyond. The Merlyn Court is also tidy, the beds were comfortable, and we loved the old hotel decor. Furthermore, the location is great, less... More 

7 Thank Nathan R
London Ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2015

Good price for a great location but small rooms (one small hard back chair), no other sitting area, no tv, and very limited wifi (as others have noted). Worked for us because we wanted something affordable in a good location (and the neighborhood is great).

Thank LondonOnttraveller
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great central location, very small room, no tv...all ok so far, but the wifi advertised is only available from the lobby, so not convenient, and the other bad surprise was the breakfast in the stark basement room without ambiance nor coffee; you must wait for the waitress to boil the kettle to make instant coffee, and serve you dry toast,... More 

3 Thank lakerwest
Lecce, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2015

probably the italian people have different standard about 3 stras hotel. the room was small,and not really clean.the barthroom was really old and without any recently maintenance.staff enough professional. in general not good

3 Thank Tomas E
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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It is family run, quiet, with clean bright rooms and totally no smoking. Our aim is to offer straightforward no frills fantastic value accommodation in one of the finest, green areas of Central London –there are several garden squares around us, Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park are close if you like walking, interesting old architecture and a couple of museums too! There are restaurants, cafés, shops (open late), banks, and a post office only 3 minutes awaySince 1947, Merlyn Court Hotel has been a family run bed & breakfast recognised by local & international tourism associations and guides. It is popular with leisure and business travellers for its central location and for providing excellent value in a friendly and quiet atmosphere.We have tried to retain the original features of the building to provide clean, bright and airy rooms. Most have private facilities but we have also kept some basic rooms for the needs of the smaller budget traveller. Large rooms with 3 or 4 beds are also provided for friends or those with families.This is a popular, good value, no frills, unpretentious B & B. Many universities, art institutions and museums and medical institutions use our hotel for their research students and professionals.A homely atmosphere with multilingual staff and excellent rates for prime London.Make your trip to London a memorable experience and a pleasant stay as well. All these attractions are at very close proximity with the Bed and Breakfast Hotel MerlynCourt. We want you to take the best and the happiest memories of your visit and we strive to make that a reality with our dedicated services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merlyn Court Hotel

Address: 2 Barkston Gardens, London SW5 0EN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington , Earls Court
Price Range: $78 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Merlyn Court Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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