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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed today NEWvia mobile

I had no problems with this hostel. Stayed for 5 nights in a 21-person female dorm. The only downside was I ended up with top bunk and the ceiling is sloped so there wasn't a ton of space. There also was no electrical outlet nearby so I had to charge my phone across the room. The building is Victorian-era (I...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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We had tickets for a show at The Royal Albert Hall. All we wanted was a clean and simple room. I had stayed at Palmers lodge before for a stag weekend and was amazed at the value. So booked it again for myself and wife. The building is lovely, ample room to park the car, clean room, clean ensuite bathroom...

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Toulouse, France
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The staff was very nice (excepted for the cleaning staff, not very friendly) cleaned, with lockers in the rooms. well located, very closed to the tube station bed confortable, with individual electrical outlet and light

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Orleans, France
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very good service and reception. Location was very convenient for me. Breakfast is amazing. Staff is friendly and helpful. Thanks to all of you who make this happen. Plus plenty of useful information for tourists.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was staying in the largest dormitory with a friend, the price was low and the beds were equipped with curtains for intimacy and preventing light to wake you up. The staff was very friendly and the building is gorgeous. I regret the lack of power outlets in the dormitory (to power our phones or computers at night) and the...

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Wellington, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first experience staying in a hostel and I was really nervous about it. I got delayed getting there due to my flight being cancelled and not arriving until the day after. They were really great and understanding. The room was really clean. The bathroom was also nice and clean. The pub was nice, everything was really great...

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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location, good price, fantastic staff. 10-people dorm was quite the mess though (never elsewhere stumbled in such low levels) and the breakfast is nothing to talk about, probably the poorest i've experienced. Then again, i'm not familiar with English breakfast, maybe this is the norm with all the sweet cakes etc. Would've wished more vegetables, something warm (like porrage)...

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DutyManagerPalmers, Manager at Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for sharing your experience wit us and the other travelers. We are happy to read that your overall stay was good and also sad that we did not meet all of your expectations. In order to improve our facilities, we would like to know more about which room you stayed exactly. Feel free to get in...

Reviewed 1 week ago

London is an expensive city, but the Hostel's service was great. It's just 45 minutes walk from the Oxford Street. It was clean and the reception was friendly. We enjoyed every single minutes Regards, Robert

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were 4 nights and de really enjoy the place! We shared a room of twin beeds and it was good! Nice facilities, cheap price. But just one think they clean the bathrooms in the morning when a lot of people need it. I would recomend to do that in a quieter hour. Highly recommended

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always stay at Palmers Lodge when I go to London. I like the beds, they are comfortable and the privacy curtain makes all the difference! The wifi works well everywhere and that's also very important for me. I also like the relaxed, easy going atmosphere in the lounge and the bar and the fact that you can get free...

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Welcome to the multiple award winning boutique backpackers Palmers Lodge, where you can experience Victorian elegance in the former home of Samuel Palmer, of the Huntley and Palmer's biscuit empire. Built in 1881, this substantial house has been restored to its original glory in order to offer our guests not just budget accommodation but also a unique experience during their stay in London. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage

Address: 40 College Crescent | Swiss Cottage, London NW3 5LB, England (Formerly Swiss Cottage)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $24 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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