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Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   40 College Crescent | Swiss Cottage, London NW3 5LB, England (Formerly Swiss Cottage) (Camden / Primrose Hill)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hello, this is my honest and truthful experience of Swiss Cottage hostel that I had a week or so ago. The Hostel has a nice location. But so does any other place that is near a tube station, even if it's outside of town center. And believe you me this is no where near the town center as you may... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location near the tube station and 2 stations away from baker st and 1 station away from abbey road. In the summer the rooms get too hot but the beds have a curtain and that gives you some privacy (specially in a room with more than 4 bunk beds) the breakfast is small but its included and the building... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

me and a friend stayed here for a week, choose the place due the location which is good and close to the underground. The food was basic yet good, the staff helped us finding our way and booking when needed. Also - we recommend the Asian restaurant right next to the hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last month I stayed at Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage for 2 nights; this was my second visit as I previously stayed in November 2013 for 6 nights. I was travelling on my own for my first visit and booked with a friend last month. Both occasions I've stayed in female dorms (21 bed and a 6 bed on my last... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is good, the rooms are great. The mayor problem was the wifi conection, but we know that it wasn´t their fault. The Staff on the other hand...they talk to us, like we were some cain of trouble...i really feel like our presence was bothering them....Smiling wasn´t a hard thing to do...i thing

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never seen a hostel controlling the time of shower: each thirty seconds the water stops from falling down! What a joke! Is there anyone that takes a shower in half a minute? Just English people, perhaps. And bathrooms are mixed: at the same time guys and girls use the same space!! And also to disencourage people to take... More

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

Hi there, We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused. We used to have normal showers but we implement this system because many people used to leave the tap open and it was a waste of water. We completely agree that no one can take a shower in 30 seconds, that's not the idea. We honestly never thought that it could... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An exceptionally beautiful building, clean, good location, cozy, nice people, good breakfast, good service, all the necessary facilities. The room with the double bed was quite small, but very cozy. We could hear people in the lavatory next door, also late at night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice stay. Quiet despite being in the largest room on a Saturday night! Awkward that there's no early check-in, but baggage storage is readily available. A bit poor that there is no power point in each bed, or even within reach of some beds (including mine!)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed at lots of hostels in London over the past few years. This is definitely one if the best I have stayed at not just in London, but in UK/Europe. Great service, clean, have privacy, decent bar too!

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful hostel housed in a building with lots of charm. It's very conveniently located just setps from the subway and a short distance from the Zoo and Camden Markets. The staff are friendly, atmosphere is great is has all the necessary immenities and the facilities were very clean.

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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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