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Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excelent hostel, set in a gorgeous victorian house. I spent quite a bit of time there on several occasions. It's a short tube ride to the center of London and even the night transportation is good. Recomendation!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Palmers Lodge is a beautiful hostel, just looking at the building made me smile. The double bedroom with 9 beds are very comfortable, and we were two friends that shared it. Very good price! The only thing I could come up with that was bad was the fact that they had no food for vegetarians or vegans and I think... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

+The staff was friendly and the facilities were decent. The breakfast (not included) was also good. -The walls were incredibly thin so you could hear everything your neighbors said. The location was fine for us, but might not be central enough for some people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My colleague who stay here before that, advised me this place. It was for the first time when I stayed in one room with 28 people. Due to the curtains on beds, I almost didn't notice that there were many people in the room, Though by the end of the stay, cause some of travellers didn't use laundry, the smell... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice character building with everything you would expect in a hostel. The curtains on dorm beds give added privacy. The large dorm looked good and would have been lovely but smelled really sweaty which was fairly unpleasant (also made the clothes in my bag smell sweaty as I discovered after I'd left) and was too hot for comfortable sleeping. Windows... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Palmers Lodge-Swiss Cottage-Camden area primarily because it is just a walking distance from the school where I'm taking a short course .I arrived from Gatwick North airport,then got lucky to join an early easybus trip to Station Earl's Court West Brompton.Then from this tube station to Swiss Cottage.From there I took the Avenue street sign,climbed the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started our trip with a two night stay at Palmers Lodge in the 9 double bed mixed dorm. And we later ended our trip with a three night stay in the 6 single bed mixed dorm. Both rooms were clean and comfortable, offering privacy with a curtain around each bed. My husband and I agreed that Palmers Lodge Swiss... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Stayed here for convenience when going to a gig in London Chose here as was led to believe parking was included. Turned out it wasn't. The man at reception (who's English was poor) charged me £10 to park for the night. Lovely building, nice setting, interior decoration in hallways etc good. Rooms however like prison cells with very short and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This was my first time staying in a hostel and my first trip to London. I chose Palmer's Lodge based on reviews and it certainly did not disappoint. The staff were pleasant and informative, the hostel was very clean, the rooms were nice, and the pub was really cute. The only thing I have to note on is the lack... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I recently stayed here for 5 nights. It was comfortable and friendly. My room was on the top floor and could get pretty warm, luckily I had a fan and that worked beautifully. The staff was very accommodating and did everything they could to make sure we were happy. I would highly recommend this hostel to anyone looking for an... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the multiple award winning boutique backpackers Palmers Lodge, where you can experience Victorian elegance in the former home of Samuel Palmer, of the Huntley and Palmer's biscuit empire. Built in 1881, this substantial house has been restored to its original glory in order to offer our guests not just budget accommodation but also a unique experience during their stay in London. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage

Address: 40 College Crescent | Swiss Cottage, London NW3 5LB, England (Formerly Swiss Cottage)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $21 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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