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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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North-Holland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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Newport, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 530 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there for a month. I felt like I have been staying in my own home with my friends/joint family. It was brilliant. They have a good bar, good breakfast(you need to pay almost 5 pounds) for that, all time free tea and coffee.Good kitchen, good laundry, good dorms. Most importantly they have round the clock reception, and very... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is clean and tidy and is better than expected for the price that is asked; however, the service is deficient, at the time of the payment the information they had in their system was not clear and I had to argue for about 1 hour, as they wanted to charge me more, besides, the employee got mad and... More 

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

Dear Marcos Thanks for taking time to write your review. With big disappointment that I am hearing that our service did not match your expectation. I do need to understand a bit more what happened on your case, would be possible to get in contact with us? palmers@palmerslodge.co.uk This is definitely not our way to treat our customers and I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was stayed for one night, the hostel is in good location - zone 2. There is big common room. The hostel itself was an old manor house. I was stayed in the dorm room. it's a bit noisy from the people i shared the room with. they have own little bar.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place – it was big, comfy, nice communal area, nice restaurant for the breakfast. The beds had the privacy curtains which made it amazing and there were plenty of showers to use. Transportation was great! The rooms were a bit hot and we had to turn on the fans but overall the dorms were good. Why the... More 

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

Hi there, Thank you for taking time to share your experience with the other travelers. We are truly sorry to read about what happened although we are constantly trying to improve our guests comfort and security . This robbery sadly happened and all the actions have been taken . The police is now aware and we are working closely with... More 

Toronto
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35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was travelling in London this June on my own. I stayed in this hostel for 5 nights - 12-beds female room with en-suite bathroom/toilet. It was a great stay. ROOM: quite spacious with high ceiling. Did not feel stuffy even there were only couple windows in the room. Each bed has a curtain, a small light fixture inside your... 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: $24 - $128 (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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