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Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage

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40 College Crescent | Swiss Cottage, London NW3 5LB, England (Formerly Swiss Cottage)
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Denton, Texas
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Gave this place 4/5. Really enjoyed it during my time in London. VERY easy to get to from the Jubilee line(Swiss Cottage). Puts you no less than 5 minutes by foot. My only complaint(and it's mainly structural) was that the showers/toilets were too small! Another complaint is that you had to keep logging into the wi-fi and it didn't reach... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to stay somewhere with blocked drains, over flowing showers, male members of staff occasionally in the female dorm, 'free wifi' that doesn't stretch to the dorm room and you just want to leave feeling just generally grubby then stay here 👌🏻

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Thank Nathalie B
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

London can be expensive. In order to maximize my stay, I decided to try a hostel. Palmers Lodge had great reviews and a competitive price. I booked and it was a wonderful decision. From the moment I walked in, the staff (shout out to Sylvia and all the gentlemen!) were attentive, professional, knowledgeable and accommodating. They went above and beyond... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had a lovely stay at the Palmers Lodge. Staff is very friendly and helpful and the building is great. Rooms were absolutely beautiful, and the bunkbed’s have a lot of privacy. There’re lighting and electrical sockets near every bed (but mine didn’t work.) You have to pay a little bit extra for breakfast but that was completely worth it,... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 5 nights during January 2016. We stayed in a private room which was pretty spacious and close to the toilets and showers, only issue is that the windows in there were old so they left a gap when they were closed, which made our room freezing! Staff were great when helping us with the trains, buses and... More 

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

Dear Guest. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that our staff made your stay pleasant. I am sorry to hear that several things throughout your stay did not meet your expectations. Please note that your concerns have been passed on to our maintenance team for investigation. Thank you... More 

Ljubljana, Slovenia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, yes, yes all over. Everything is amazing, I loooooooved the building, the staff (<3 this dude even knew a few worids in Slovene, come on!), the food, flawless wigi, the freaking beautiful location, cleanliness of the whole place, the effort they give ... Truly, my favourite hostel, definitely coming back. Treat yourself people! A few points for improvement though,... More 

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

Dear Traveler. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very happy to hear that our staff made your year. This is really one of the things that we try to do in our hostel. Hoping to see you again soon. More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the lodge for 2 nights, 16-18 January, in a mixed dorm (18-bed), and paid £21,30. The check-in and check-out process was prompt and hassle-free. The reception staff were polite, approachable and helpful at all times. The dorm-room was spacious, divided into upper and lower levels, clean, wooden floor, personal lockers, decorated with excellent quality wood-structure beds, and... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review! We truly appreciate your kind words about our Hostel. It's definitely a boost for all of us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We hope to welcome you back to Palmer's Lodge soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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321 reviews
81 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got in an 18 bed dorm which actually was divided i to 2 sections so the section was in fact a 6 bed dorm. As with the other Palmers everything was great. I was just using it as a bed for the night after working so i didn't use the restaurant or anything else. Only complaint is that the floor... More 

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

I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Sorry to hear that your bed was moving during your stay. We do encourage our customers to let our reception know about any ongoing issue, shall this happen again do not hesitate to let our team aware. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the... More 

Tokyo
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at 10 women only dorm , which is located downstairs. The room is very very smelly maybe because of odor from the carpet. What's more, there was only one window in a small room filled with 10people...that's awful not frensh air . I was not satisfied at all. It's cheap, and dorm is downstair and no space ,... More 

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Antonio C, Front Office Manager at Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thanks for taking time to write your review. In order to offer the best experience to all our customers, we do inspect our rooms regularly. We do need to assume that the odour, is not coming from any part of the room and at the moment it is impossible to us to identify the source. As our front... More 

Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap 16 bed dorms £11 a night single bed, "the bed has curtains so you feel more privet. An added bonus is there is a lamp in each bed. Has a bar and breakfast is included. The staff were ok but I found the place a bit difficult to find. I would go there again :)

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Antonio C, Front Office Manager at Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage, responded to this review

Hi, thanks a lot for your review. We are happy to hear that your have enjoyed your stay with us at Palmers Lodge. We are just few minutes walking from Swiss cottage or Finchley road station, now that you know where we are...we expecting you to come and visit us again. Many thanks More 

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