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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
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'll get right down to it: my locker was broken into when I wasn't in my room. The thieves even put a new lock on the locker to make it seem as though nothing was wrong. When I arrived at the room to find this out, two others girls in my room found out that their belongings had also been... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hostel is clean, friendly and good location. Safe atmosphere too. Only negatives are the lack of plugs (crucial for phone charging) and storage space (the tiny lockers won't fit big cases). Apart from that a lovely hostel and I would gladly stay gets again.

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Nico C, Director of Sales at Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage, responded to this review

Hi there and thank you for your review! We need to mention that besides the plugs in the rooms and common areas, we also have a phone charger designed for this. As well as extra lockers and safes located outside the rooms and under CCTV watch :) Hope to see you again soon! More

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Palmers Lodge is like a high-class hostel. Located in a huge Victorian building, it offers many options of room (private to 6-bed room to 20 something bed room with different range of prices). Also it is pretty much close to the tube station called Swiss Cottage (Jubilee line), which leads you to London Bridge station) and many buses (31 leads... More

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Nico C, Director of Sales at Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage, responded to this review

Hi there and thank you for your review, We thank you for your suggestion about separating snorers from non-snorers. But we are not too sure on how we could implement that.. Should we ask people at check-in if they snore or make any other kind of noises when they sleep? That would sound a bit rude, wouldn't it? Plus, when... More

London, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I met some great people and the staff were really helpful and friendly. The place was very clean and the building itself, is beautiful. The room I was in was small! 12 dorm bed with little space for luggage, shoes, clothes, etc., let along twelve people, but I loved the curtains for each bed. The beds are comfortable and the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is located in Swiss Cottage which is about fifteen to twenty minutes on the underground to the centre of London. Apart from the fact that it will cost you quite a bit to get the underground every day, it is a good location. There are shops all around (restaurants, supermarkets, etc.) and it is really safe to walk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved Palmer's lodge Great access to the underground, especially if you have a lot of luggage. The building was beautiful and old (it felt a bit like a tiny Hogwarts, especially the common area). Our room was clean and quiet, with privacy curtains and comfortable beds. The linen was thick and kept us warm, as was the room overall.... More

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

Hi there! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay! We are working right now on the wifi,to help our guests to have a better experience with it,trying to solve the problems that may occur at peak times,due to the amount of guests connected. Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel, we hope to see you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a regular visitor to London from Birmingham, I have seen a wide range of hostels, but Palmers is certainly the best I have experienced, and for much the same sort of cash as the others. The converted suburban mansion works very well, and I felt like his lordship descending the grand staircase in the mornings. I brought my car... More

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

Hi there! Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon.We are offering now a discount on the drinks for our guests which could help you on your next visit. :) Sincerely, Cristian. More

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly for a hostel, this place isn't that bad. You should know a few things before going there, however..for instance: bring your own locks, and towels, unless you want to pay for them. The rooms are cramp, hot, and offer very little space in way of luggage and bags. Pack light! Our first night there one girl was very, very... More

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

Dear Courtney, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it's apparent in this case that we fell short. We work so hard to take our cleanliness... More

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First hostel experience and it won't be our last! Fantastic what a great place! Stunning building in a great location few mins walk from underground.... Continental breakfast is charged at £4.50 a head but you can eat as much as you want... we enjoyed it!! Bunks are cosy we were in Dorm 003 upstairs mezzanine level... it can be a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are a solo traveler, for the value of money you pay for this upgraded hostel, great. If you are more than two traveling together, quite honestly, I'd choose a different accommodations for the same amount of money I'm going to spend. First the review of the place itself. The location is fantastic. Close to tube station, lovely neighborhood... 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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