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Marlin Apartments - Empire Square

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Describe the service you experienced: Not very good service at all. We arrived early and were told our room was not ready but if we paid £30 we could check in early. Tried to ask for the simplest of help and it was very hard. We checked into our room that was supposed to sleep 6 people. We only had...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of four recently stayed at Marlin Apartments, Empire Square over the Christmas holiday. We were very pleased with our 2-bedroom apartment. I don't think we would have found anything as nice or with as much space for the same price anywhere in London. The location was excellent, very close to three Tube stops, which made it very easy...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always look at Marlin when it comes to visits in London. I find booking an apartment a lot better than a hotel for just because I have more living space compared to a box room a hotel can offer for similar price! The room had everything I needed and everything was clean and tidy. The hallways was slightly messy...

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Thank Wesley C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Repeating visit to London with Marlin Apartments this time different location, great hosting like always, super clean and amazing views shard amazing during the night and great service. Great location and very well connected.

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Johnston, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family of 4 stayed at the Marlin over Christmas and Boxing Day. The first apartment we were given was ok but not a great view. After my husband complained we were given a corner room on the 5th floor with a great view so it paid to ask for better. Not sure why we weren't given the better room...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kids loved it - late check in and close to the Shard. I bit of rubbish in the corridors and a update of the communal areas would make this place even better. House keeping a little more attention on fridge cleanliness needed. Reception staff are friendly and helpful. View from the balcony is amazing. If your budget allows it's a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Not bad for money- if cleaning was bit better would be 4 out of 5. Bedroom rugs very dirty on checkin. Check in was easy. Big apt for London Standards. Would be better than hotel for long stay. No TV in bedroom.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 30 November 2016

These apartments are 5-10 minutes walk to London Bridge station, Borough Markets, The Shard and the South Bank generally. A very good location from which to explore London. I chose this apartment as they offer an advance booking discount, which gives you a 1 bedroom apartment for less than a smart hotel room in the West End. It depends on...

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

I have spent months organising my best friends hen do. I booked three 2 bedroom apartments with Marlin Apartments, London Bridge. I emailed them 3 days before the event to confirm the booking and check there were no last minute problems. I was assured it was all ok. The day before we were due to stay, while I was supposed...

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

There are too many down sides: 1. There is no concierge staff- I had lots of luggage and due to distant parking of the taxi, I faced great difficulty in lugging all my luggage not just to the entrance lobby but also all the way to my apartment, all by myself, over multiple trips. 2. There is no option to...

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Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard, the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street, foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest attractions such as Tate Modern and Shakespeare's Globe. Despite Southwark's many popular draws, instant calm can be achieved easily by turning down almost any side street. For more urban buzz, a quick stroll across famed bridges like the pedestrianized Millennium Bridge or the ever photogenic Tower Bridge yields access to the very core of Central London. And with London Bridge Station as this neighbourhood's main transportation hub, getting across town (or to anywhere in England for that matter) is a relative breeze.
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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 

Additional Information about Marlin Apartments - Empire Square

Address: 34 Long Lane | 5-8 Empire Square South, London SE1 4NN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Southwark
Price Range: £108 - £246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Marlin Apartments - Empire Square 4.5*
Number of rooms: 220
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“Higher the Better. There is a road nearby, plus people walking home late from London Bridge. Balcony adds more room for a family.”
  • View of The Shard from the lounge
  • View of central courtyard of apartments.Mixture of owner & rental.
  • Lounge, kitchen, diner. Lots of light & separate areas
  • Decent sized bedroom, with drawers and plenty of hanging & storage space
  • Decent sized bathroom
  • Extensive kitchen if you want to keep to budget.
 of 5 bubbles ColinandJulia, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have great views”
 of 5 bubbles aking73, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“GO somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles 73ruthx, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a shard view - but dont expect to get one! we didn't !”
 of 5 bubbles KettlesInverness, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“I cant comment on the other apartments, but apartment was near perfect (Apartment 8)”
 of 5 bubbles sampatel228, 15 May 2016 | Read review
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