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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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    4 of 5 stars
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Rome, Italy
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is very near the swiss cottage station, a lot of bus stops, close to the bus stop in finchley road to Luton and walk distance to some pubs and restaurants in camndem town (chalk farm road). It is very charming inside , breakfast is nice too. I recommmend it!

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was nice to have internet connection in every room. Breakfast is not included. It is very clean but they use a lot of time to clean up the bathrooms, so, you have to find another one or to wait. Nice building but a bit up hill from the closest tube station.

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

Hello Victoria, Thank you for your feedback. Where possible we are always looking to improve our service and your comments are valuable in helping us to do this. I am pleased that you liked the hostel, we are very proud of the building, however I'm afraid there is not too much we can do about the hill. We do try... More 

Mellieha, Malta
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite cheap for quite a large hostel with all the provided necessities. Wifi was available everywhere for free ...just I would understand that sometimes it was disconnecting for a bit. Overall very clean, especially the bathrooms and bedrooms. I did not mind that it wasn't quite central..so ideal for those who wish to have a quiet surrounding area but still... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage hostel for 5 days. I traveled alone to London and staying here was fine. The beds are comfortable and the facilities are overall clean. The location is very convenient too. However the wifi was definitely a problem. It would only work well on the lobby. I stayed in 4 different rooms (kept... More 

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

Dear Guest, Firstly thank you very much for your feedback, we are always looking to find ways to improve our service and your comments are very useful in helping us achieve this. We are pleased that you found the hostel convenient and comfortable and that you enjoyed your stay here. Apologies that the WiFi in the rooms caused a problem... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

WiFi is good and free but doesn't work very well in dorm rooms. You can access the hotel with Greenline 757 bus from Luton airport. The whole hotel is very clean, especially toilets are very clean, which I am very particular about. The location of the hotel is just the perfect. Its close to bus and tube (swiss cottage). You... More 

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

Hello Idil, Thank you very much for your feedback. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Palmers Lodge, and found us a convenient base from which to explore London. We are also very particular about the cleanliness of the hostel and are pleased that we met your high expectations. Thanks again for your comments. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
60 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hostel in a quiet place. I stayed in a room for 28 people. Everything was alright. The beds are placed for the everyone's convenience. Nice wifi is everywhere, some three stationary computers in the rest room. Tea and coffee for free there, too. The only thing I would like to mark as unsatisfactory: the quantity of toilets and showers... More 

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Ljungby, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, when you go to London, and book a hostel, the first thing you check is the location, and this is great, just a couple of steps from the tube at the Swiss cottage station. in the walking distance to Camden, the best part of London (well, one of). The staff is great, as i could understand, they... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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64 reviews 64 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are only two things that resemble a hostel here: the rooms and the showers. Aside from that, it is a big house - and old victorian mansion with a big comfortable and crowdy lounge, a nice bar/restaurant and a chilling room. Its location are among the best. Just a few meters from the tube and a few stations from... More 

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

Hello Andre, Thank your for your feedback. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at our hostel. We work hard to give Palmers Lodge an individual feel that makes the most of our building. It is also good that you found us a convenient base from which to explore London. Hope the rest of your travels went well.... More 

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location and comfortable. Main feedback is that the demographic is older than we expected. We are 23 and 24 and were surprised to see families with babies and 50+ couples in the common room. Also, the self-catering kitchen was relatively limited.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am into my second week at this hostel and have not found anything I don't like about it. It must be the best in London - a high standard of cleanliness, friendly and efficient young staff and a lot of different areas to hang out in. The kitchen is basic but one can use a microwave and store some... 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 > Camden / Primrose Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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