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Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage

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Banbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can highly recommend this hostel at £23 a night for a bed 20 minutes walk from Camden Town it is beyond Belief! I shared a4 bed room with the 2 lovely Spanish girls and anot equally lovely Italian Man. The bed was comfortable the hostel spotlessly clean the staff helpful and I never felt uncomfortable as a single traveller...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best hotel can be in London, very close to the metro and local markets. Very helpful staff 24h available. With a lot of free info and maps. Very nice building, warm rooms, common room where to take a coffe during talking with other travelers.

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall my experience here was positive. I wasn't at the Hostel much as I was out and about. I was in a 4-Bed Dorm with some other really nice guys. The privacy in the rooms were great with the bed curtain and little reading light. Ensuite tiny but clean and always had hot water. Beds comfortable. Only small negatives would...

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Thank Shayne R
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All that is about this hostel was brilliant. Very recommended! The room was great, the breakfast was great, the toilets, the laundry as well. Most of them were great. 👍🏻 Besides the do have free laundry soap from the reception. So just ask around!

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love this hostel. It's a historic mansion that has been divvied up into hostel spaces. I prefer the rooms that are 4 beds for females. I've also stayed in the larger rooms. Both are great. The front desk is open 24/7. Staff are friendly and helpful. The showers and toilets are cleaned several times daily. There is a large...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place is ill kept and the linen feels barely washed. The toilets look well kept but the shower feels like it only gets cleaned once a day even though they claim its cleaned five times a day. If you get top bunker you are screwed since the stairs are very hard to climb. I also had a problem with...

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Titus W, General Manager at Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage, responded to this review

Hello, We're sorry you didn't enjoy your stay and a little surprised. Hampstead and Swiss Cottage is one of London's most affluent and safest areas. We hope your next visit to London goes better.

Noakhali, Bangladesh
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place is nice, rooms and commons areas are clean. Well located and very close to metro. They have a restaurant though I found it closed. There are few showers. Staffs could be bit more welcoming and friendly !

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Titus W, General Manager at Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, the chef has been on holiday for a month so we did close the restaurant :(

Reviewed 1 week ago

The building has great charm - you walk into a mansion that still has remnants of what it once was. The location of the hostel is great, the metro is within walking distance, which provides you the opportunity to explore London at your convenience. The beds have curtains, which allow you some privacy and minimizes the chance of you waking...

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

Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved how clean this hostel was! The bathrooms were cleaned numerous times a day and you could smell the bleach! The showers were also great, always hot water. The bunks all have curtains which I liked for privacy. The bed linens, mattress, and pillow were great too... they weren't old or gross, which is always pleasant. The bunks frames...

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

Thank you for the feedback

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have booked 3 beds but in two different categories (2 in a mixed bedroom and 1 in a female bedroom) because it was not possible in one room together. As we arrived I asked the service man if its possible to be in one room. He was really friendly and changed some bookings so we have been in one...

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

Thank you very much for the constructive feedback!

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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)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: RM82 - RM494 (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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“The power source for dorm rooms are quite hidden, just look around carefully.”
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