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Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hostel is a very short walk from the tube station, and is located in a very nice area. The rooms were clean and comfortable, and the privacy curtains on the beds are a nice addition. The bathroom was always clean, and there was always hot water from the showers. The £4.50 breakfast in the basement bar was a good...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A beautiful hostel. I was surprised at what I got for what I paid for. I stayed in two different rooms in my stay and found both enjoyable. The beds were clean and comfortable. The showers and toilets were always clean. The hostel was in a great location, Swiss Cottage is lovely and it's very easy to get to central...

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

Thanks a lot for these kind words and for sharing your experience with us all ! You are more than welcome whenever you feel like to and hope you had a safe trip back home :) We look forward to seeing you back soon :) All the Best, Palmers Lodge Team and Management

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my second time at Palmer's and it was even better than the last one! The staff was more than amazing (except for the girls who were cleaning the grounds quite early and being a bit too loud), everything was very nice and clean and no curfew is always a pro as well. I love the fact that you...

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

Thanks a LOT for this amazing review ! We are very delighted to read that your stay has been a complete success ! You know you can come back here whenever you want and that you will always be welcome here. We would like to thank you as well for coming back and hope it will not be the last...

Heemskerk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building located near a tube station, but outside the major bustle of London. Staff is really friendly and helpful. Shower/toilet facilities are good and the whole hostel is cleaned daily. Nice bar downstairs with a great breakfast. The only minor point is that in some rooms you can quite clearly hear the music they play in the bar, which...

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

Thank you so much for this amazing review ! Thank you for the kind words and we hope to see you back here veeery soon ! All the best, Palmers Lodge team

Porto, Portugal
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is beautiful, in a good location (near Swiss Cottage Tube station). The staff is really nice and facilities are clean. I loved the room where I had breakfast. It's full of plants and very sunny.

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

Thanks a lot for this amazing words ! You'll always be more than welcome here for your next London trip :) Safe trip back home ! Palmers Lodge Team

Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 1 week ago

We know that London can be hard for a tight budget traveller, but Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage is a good lifesaver. You´ll be really close to Swiss Cottage Underground Station and National Express (Bus service to the airport). If you want to try London´s nightlife, you can reach Camden in about 7 minutes with a bus. Breakfast is not included...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best hostel ever, it has been a home away from home during the last year when I have frequently visited London. I've been in the 4-bed dorms, 6-bed dorms, and the larger dorms in the basement. The staff are amazingly friendly, they go above and beyond - they are great to ask advice about the local area...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a private room. It was pleasant, comfortable and clean, with en suite bathroom- also very clean with good hot shower. The building is very impressive. This is a hostel not a hotel, so facilities are basic- no TV, room service, and rooms are small- but if you want to be out and about it's fantastic value, really good...

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Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very great hostel with everything you need. The bar is great as well. Really helpful and friendly staff. Only complaint was being on the bottom bunk it was easy to hit my head on the top of the bed if I wasn't careful.

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France
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful building that is now a hostel. I stayed in a 4-bedroom co-ed room with private bathroom which was very comfortable, if a bit squishy at times. The breakfast was plentiful and well-priced and the bar/lounge were great!

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

Thanks a lot for this review :) We'd love to see you again here next time you come to London! Have a safe trip back, Palmers Lodge Team

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $27 - $162 (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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“The 21 bed dorms are great, didn't feel like 21 people at all”
 of 5 bubbles AniB93, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“room 202 was excellent”
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“is good to have a private room not dormroom.”
 of 5 bubbles rasuli1982, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book a small dormitory & Ask for a lower bunk bed”
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