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Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage

2.0 of 5 40 College Crescent | Swiss Cottage, London NW3 5LB, England (Formerly Swiss Cottage)
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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars NEW

The hotel was a bit out of the center of London, but the connection by subway and nightbus was great. The room was spacious and clean. It was very quit at night. Breakfast was free, and the area was nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here before, and we'll probably be back. This hostel has its flaws but it is still a very good value for money in London. The rooms could clearly be cleaner, not that they are dirty, but very dusty, though the wooden floor probably can't be considered as clean. On our last time there, there was a condom wrapper... More 

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Reutlingen, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there with my partner twice, in the summer of 2014 and now in february 2015. 2014 we had the 12 bed dorm room which was really good, we had a double bed, people were nice and friendly, also the staff at the reception. The downstairs bathroom is a little small but still good. The lodge is really close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is really good. The staff is friendly, the environment is a mixture of relax and joyful since it is a little bit deslocated from the central London, but you can get there easily by underground. Everything was cleaned and organized. Good bathrooms. You have to pay for your breakfast but it's really worthy. I'd recommend this place for... More 

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

Dear guest, thank you for taking the time to leave us some comments. It's great that you enjoyed your stay with us! Good luck with the rest of your travels and hopefully you can come back again some time. Tom More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In my almost 20 years (eek!) of travelling around various countries, I have always stayed in YHA hostels. Palmer's Lodge provided an altogether better experience and will without doubt be my place to stay in London in future. The best feature in my view was the "privacy curtain" around each bed. This was fantastic in giving me my own private... More 

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

Dear guest, thank you for your comments, it is always a pleasure to hear positive comments, particularly from experienced travellers ;) Anyway, welcome back anytime! Thanks again, Tom More 

Macedo de Cavaleiros, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and service , awesome privacy and it's very quiet , excellent for both leisure and business . Good price , near very important transportation and landmarks. Amazing showers and bathrooms , all clean and tidy.

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Dear guest, thanks for taking the time to leave us some feedback. It's always nice to hear about positive experience at our hostel. Feel free to bring the family back any time! Thanks again, Tom More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Suitable both for leisure and business stay, this place has a great location and friendly staff in a fine old building. Nearby Swiss Cottage tube station and the Swiss Cottage itself, it provides easy access to the city centre and has landmarks in its vicinity.

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Dear guest, thank you for the positive feedback! Glad that you enjoyed your stay at Palmers Lodge. It would be great to have you back if business ever brings you our way again. Thanks again. Tom More 

Guangzhou, China
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't found the hotel very expensive because is in the Zone 2 of the subway. Zone 1 is downton and where are all the tourist attractions (5 min and every 2 min). Very good and excelent breakfast (₤ 4,5). Good and safe neighbor. Young atmosphere (backpackers) but for me wans't problem. Restaurant closes early (winter?) however there are options... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an awesome place, location is pretty good, not super central but easy access to the underground and nice enough area. the property was really nice, secure, and clean. The staff at reception were a bit rude and unhelpful, didn't seem to interested in the customers but more talking amongst each other and gave me very brief answers to... More 

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Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to leave us some feedback. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! Feel free to come back any time! I'm sorry that you seem to have caught the reception staff on a bad day. Some of the bar staff actually work on reception as well on other days :) Anyway, thanks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have nothing special to say but for this price was it really good. I stayed there for one night with my friend and we had the girls room in the top floor. so next time when im going to london i will come back here for sure. So palmers lodge thank!!

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

Hey Kimberley! Thank you for the great review of our hostel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon! Best regards, Cristian More 

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Address: 40 College Crescent | Swiss Cottage, London NW3 5LB, England (Formerly Swiss Cottage)
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London
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Hotel Class:2 star — Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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