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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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  • Location
    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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Turin, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The main building is very nice and close to metro station. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean, the bathrooms not so. Also, i think the beds are a little bit short. I am 1.73m and I was not able to fit properly in that bed. Overall it's ok and i honestly recommend it.

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Santa Fe, Argentina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for two weeks in a 12 bed female ensuite room, and cannot complain. It was nice, private, and next to the bar, kitchen and laundry room. Very spacious and with large windows. The common areas of the hostel are very nicely decorated and are generally quiet, altough they can get quite noisy at some times. There is plenty... More 

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pei
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Palmers Lodge is a great hostel Very well run and secure. Its less than five minutes to the Swiss Cottage subway station and using the tube only fifteen to twenty minutes to downtown London. Everything was nice and clean and it has a great cozy pub in the basement. Down the main street I found a grocery store with an... More 

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Adelaide
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent at week in Palmer's Lodge Swiss Cottage during our first week in London and rented a 4 bed private. We absolutely loved the property, it was so close to the tube (2 min walk) and had fantastic helpful staff. The kitchen was really useful and so was the downstairs laundry. All our sheets and rooms were clean as well... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at Palmers Lodge for my first two London Trips. I decided to stay at a different hostel on my third trip just to explore other hostels. After two days of staying at that hostel, I decided to cancel the rest of my reservation and decided to go back to Palmers Lodge. It was the best decision I made... More 

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Prato
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived in London in the middle of January. I reserved a bed in a 6girls room. The hostel is very close to swiss cottage tube and easy to find. everything is like the pictures you can find on the net! the receptionists were very friendly!! My room was at first floor it was very clean and smelled good! despite... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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UK Yorkshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would like to write a review for this Hostel, but me and my partner were refused a booking. I contacted the Hostel to enquire about disabled access, no problem they cater for a wheelchair. I was shocked when I was asked me and my partners age, we are early and mid sixties. I was told they only take people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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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