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Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“privacy curtains”(35 reviews)
“common room”(45 reviews)
“bed female dorm”(27 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Airport Transportation
2 Star 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...
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Location and contact
40 College Crescent | Swiss Cottage, London NW3 5LB, England
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16.5 km to London City Airport
77 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
2.9 km from Madame Tussauds London
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The decoration was on point and the staff were helpful. But the stay in Palmers was underwhelming due to one problem: they are not prepared for summer at all. The rooms are too hot it is impossible to sleep. For a room with 6 people...More

Thank Sofia V
Property's Favorite Review
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I stayed at this hostel for 4 nights and absolutely appreciated the service, cleanliness, safety, and friendliness of the staff. The showers were spacious and clean, the beds were separated by curtains which gave a good deal of privacy, and the common area had plenty...More

Thank Anna D
Response from Palmers Lodge S, Manager at Palmers Lodge - Swiss CottageResponded 14 May 2018

Hey Anna From all the staff here at Palmers Lodge, Swiss Cottage, we really appreciate your amazing feedback, it sounds like you had an amazing 4 nights in London. We look forward to your return soon! and this Summer we'll have Nightly events and offers,...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful and quiet location. Beautiful building. easy check in. friendly smily staff if nothing is going wrong But don't go anywhere near the place in hot weather. You will suffocate to the indifference of management. Windows are kept almost closed (a 10 centimetre opening is...More

Thank nancy p
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed in a double room, which featured all necessary amenities, such as private bathroom, shampoo, hairdryer, tea-maker, even sockets with usb charging ports. There were lockers as well, which are only useful if you bring your own lock but this quite typical for hostels....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best hostel I've stayed in in London - this is truly a 5-star hostel. If you want a hotel, but can't afford it, and want the next closest thing, this it it. The building is a gorgeous old building, and the inside is all beautifully...More

Thank Ming L
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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. ...More 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. Less
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GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (577)
Room & Suite (265)
Dining (42)
Amenities (36)
Family and Play Areas (9)
Business Center & Event Rooms (3)
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sadanimayank
19 June 2018|
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Response from Antje K | Reviewed this property |
Extra lockers available check with reception
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humanityisdoomed
6 April 2018|
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Response from PalmersLodgeHostel | Property representative |
Hello it does yes :)
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Kate Z
8 January 2018|
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Response from Gail S | Reviewed this property |
No triple rooms. Book a quad.
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Room Tips
"Double bed in shared room. Treat yourself (even) if you're travelling alone!"
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"dormitories with 6 are ok"
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"My bed in a four-bed female dorm worked well for a good night's sleep. No complaints whatsoever!"
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"best space would be sleeping with the least people in the room - if you can get those spaces"
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