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Merlyn Court Hotel

7.1 km from London centre
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Wifi
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2 Barkston Gardens, London SW5 0EN, England
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London Ontario
Reviewed 7 August 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).

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Kootenays
Reviewed 1 July 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,...

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3Thank lakerwest
Lecce, Italy
Reviewed 10 June 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

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3Thank Tomas E
Turin, Italy
Reviewed 8 January 2015

As an emergency I've used this kind of B&B in London. The location is quite good, but is really a cheap solution. No elevator available than if you're unlucky (like me) you've to reach the third floor with your luggage in a really narrow staircase. Is almost clean but all the accomodation is cheap and needs retrofit. Good tihing about...

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1Thank Beppe M
Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

Really clean room, very friendly and warming staff. Breakfast was nice, fab location 3 minute walk to tube station..everything you need from leisure to food is walking distant away! Definitely recommend!

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singapore
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

Right by Earls court station which is on the piccadilly line and is a straight train to Heathrow. Ample food to be found around the neighbourhood. Got upgraded to a quad room even though I booked a single. Small ensuite and unusable window. Warm shower works well. Beds are thin and springy. Good for an overnight stay.

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3Thank Matosh
Jonesborough, Tennessee
Reviewed 13 September 2014

I first stayed at Merlyn Court in 2005 and again the first week of September this year. It's a lovely old world sort of place and I don't think that you could find a better value anywhere in London proper. The rooms are eclectically furnished, each one has it's own personality. They are cozy and warm, and you can actually...

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4Thank Colleen S
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

It was a nice hotel, helpful people, but there wasn't a lift and walking upto the 4 floor with a toddler and being pregnant was a task, the room was really nice and clean though we didn't have a tv or tea and coffee making facilities. The shower was lovely, easy to get to the right temp.

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2Thank Louise L
Mermaid Beach, Australia
Reviewed 12 July 2014

London is not cheap. So if you want a comfortable, reasonably priced hotel that is very conveniently located to an underground station (Earl's Court), then Merlyn Court is a good choice. Very friendly, helpful staff; rooms are comfortable and clean. This is not the Hilton by any means, but it's a matter of context--convenience and affordability--and the Merlyn scores well...

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2Thank stmac74
Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Downstairs en suite room definitely better than upstairs. Wi-fi available only on 2 chairs in downstairs hallway. Nice people. Need to upgrade the beds and rooms. Location couldn't be better. They could also do with some heavier drapes. Tough when the sun comes pouring in at 4am don't expect an English breakfast- crispy toast and jam, coffee and tea covers...

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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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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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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
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington , Earls Court
Price Range: $100 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Merlyn Court Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Third floor rooms have private bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles marionbV1017XJ, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“two blocks from metro great location. cheap. multiple beds in rooms possible.”
 of 5 bubbles sodawater, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There is no a/c, so if it's summer, you may want to be on second floor so you can open windows and not feel weird.”
 of 5 bubbles 428nathanr, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room on a lower floor if lots of stairs are not your thing.”
 of 5 bubbles stmac74, 11 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Downstairs en suite room definitely better than upstairs. Wi-fi available only on 2 chairs in downstairs hallway. Nice people. Need to upgrade the beds and rooms. Location couldn't be better. They could also do with some heavier drapes. Tough when the sun comes pouring in at 4am”
 of 5 bubbles newmanl201, 2 Jul 2014 | Read review
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