Please find below a list of frequently asked questions and answers.
Q - What is the address of Marlyn Lodge?
Q - What is the closest tube station?
A - Tower Hill & Aldgate East are 3 minutes away (200m)
Q - What is the £40 service charge?
A - Most serviced apartments in London carry a service charge or final cleaning fee. This charge is due to the larger space of an apartment and also having kitchens to clean on departure. It also covers the servicing of your room during the week.
Q - Do all the apartments have their own private bathroom and kitchen?
A - Yes they are all self-contained apartments. Your kitchen contains an oven, fridge-freezer, microwave, coffee filter machine, toaster and kettle plus all utensils and pots & pans. One-Bedroom Floor Plan - Studio Floor Plan
Q - Is there car parking available?
A - Parking at Marlyn Lodge is for private residents only. However there are two close car parks and plenty of private options through JustPark.
Q - How do I get to the apartments from Heathrow/Stansted/Gatwick Airports & Others?
A - Please see our Location page or use the TFL website as they have the best ways to enter the city. We do recommend using the overline express services, but if travelling in a family group - or with a lot of luggage - using a taxi cab may be easier and more convenient.
Q - How far away are the tourist attractions?
A - Tourist attractions can be found throughout the whole of London, but we're right near one of the oldest buildings in the City! The Tower of London was built between 1075 and 1101. Within walking distance, we have The Tower Bridge, St. Katherine Dock, HMS Belfast, The Globe Theatre, TATE Modern, St. Paul's and more.
Q - How far away is the City?
A - The apartments are situated in the City (Zone 1), so you are there already.
Q - When is check in/check out?
A - Check in is at 14:30 or after and check out at 10:00 or before.
Q - Can I check in earlier or check out late?
A - Yes, we charge £50.00 per option and is subject to checking with the booking team first.
Q - Where can I store my luggage if I arrive early or leave late?
A - Please visit Left Luggage who provide secure storage at all the major stations/airports. We can no longer look after luggage after the guest has checked-out. We can only look after luggage Monday-Friday from 10:30am on the check-in date, where it will be taken to your room. Please see our updated policy for more information here.
Q - Is there a Gym close by?
A - A short three-minute walk around the corner from 2 Portsoken Street and you can find Anytime Fitness - a friendly, professional 24 hours a day* gym at 18 Alie Street, London. Our guests can purchase their own £5.00 gym day-passes, a deal for our guests only! (Standard rate day passes £9.95). *Please read this post for more information.
Q - Is there a convenience store close by?
A - Yes, in the building - it is around the corner from the main entrance of the building. It has everything you need from toiletries to meals and more.
Q - Is there a washing machine/dryer in the apartment?
A - Yes, we also provide drying racks too.
Q - Do I have free Wi-Fi?
A - Yes, it will be your own dedicated wireless broadband - a one time log in and you're set up for the whole stay.
Q - As I am a light sleeper, are there black-out curtains fitted?
A - Yes, we have updated them as of January 2016 so that all curtains shut out as much light as possible.
Q - Do you supply any provisions?
A - We offer some welcome tea, coffee, milk, sugar, biscuits and salt & pepper for your arrival. This allows you to have a little something after your journey to us. Everything else you may need can be purchased nearby.