Distance From The London Olympic Stadium: 0.9 miles (1.5 km)
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Maryland 299 yards (273 metres), Tube Station: Stratford 0.4 miles (0.6 km), DLR Station: Stratford 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 3.8 miles (6.1 km). The Marlin Stratford Apartments is located in east London in an ever growing area called Stratford. There has been continual renewal and investment in this area over the years and now is the gateway into London from the East. Now best known as home to the London 2012 Olympics but with fantastic shopping amenities and fantastic transport links. Just 300 yards from the massive 200 acre Westfield Shopping Centre (largest in Europe) and 1/3rd of a mile from the Stratford International Terminal and tube, DLR and rail stations. Convenient for nearby business districts such as ExCel (2.9 miles) and the Docklands/Canary Wharf area. The O2 arena is just 3 miles on the opposite (south) side of the River Thames. The O2 and ExCel can be accessed via Stratford station.
Hotel in Detail:The Marlin Apartments Stratford London were purpose built in 2008 with the requirements for top quality accommodation near the London Olympics in mind. These serviced apartments provide a dedicated team that is available 24/7.
Apartment sizes average 425sq.ft for the one beds and 1100sq.ft for the two bedrooms. 2 bedrooms apartments also allow for wheelchair access. Each apartment has a contemporary style and furnishings. Within the apartments are Wide-screen televisions, DVD player, high speed internet access, ironing facilities, entry system, supplied toiletries, fully fitted kitchen, fridge, washing machine and oven. Bathrooms have a powerful shower. The beds can be arranged as a double or singles.
Weekly maid service.
The building has CCTV, 24 hr front desk, a Concierge and a 24-Hour emergency Contact phone number.
*Please be aware that some apartments face Stratford Train Station. The Marlin Stratford Apartments are totally non-smoking.
Bedroom Numbers: 111
Check-in: 15.00 till 23.30 (3 pm- 11.30 pm)
Check-out: 10.00 am
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £20 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 73% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 83%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 719th from 866 London hotels, and 313rd of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.6 miles, 0.9 km) would be the 4 star Westbridge Hotel, with base rates beginning from £70 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating.
Just want apartments?, an alternative apartment is the Staybridge Suites London Stratford City. It is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) with rates from £102 having scored a guest rating of 91% and has: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Britannia International Hotel. 3.2 miles away (5.2 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 68% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £49 (theres free WiFi too).
Prefer a tried and tested hotel close by judged by its guests ratings? We think the 5 Star Batty Langley's stands out in that regard, and some 3.8 miles (6.2 km) from this hotel. The Batty Langley's has an extremely high guest rating of 96%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (Olympic View,2 Millstone Close, E15 postcode) which we list extend for a 3.2 miles (5.2 km) radius. Consisting of 4 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 17 four star hotels (average rating 84%), 17 three star hotels (average rating 80%), 9 two star hotels (average rating 70%) and 3 one star hotels (average rating 61%). Top 4 star hotel is Staybridge Suites London Stratford City at 91%. Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Intercontinental London O2 Arena (5 star) at 93%.
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £78 per night. Starting from £30 at Silkhouse Hotel (2 Star, 58%) with top rates of £250 at Fox Apartments (4 Star, 90%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £146, Four Star average: £96, Three Star average: £67, Two Star average: £47 and One Star average: £41.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We rank Marlin Apartments - Stratford 40th (joint) of 50 and 16th for the 17 four star hotels in the area. For lowest base rates in the area this hotel ranks 34th of 50 (8th of 17 four star hotels.). Our ranking for this hotel based on both its rates and its user rating is 43rd of 47 for pure value for money (City View Hotel was top).
Parking: Available but limited. (charges)