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Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage

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Noakhali, Bangladesh
Reviewed yesterday 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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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia 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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Thank Dayna Z
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Thank Sabrina M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is clean, the staff is really good, the beds are super comfy and has a great location near swiss cottage station. The bathrooms are really nice and the hostel in general is beautiful, the price is really okay for a city like London.

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Thank Neylane N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hostel as a whole is ok. Nothing especial, but the location is very good. But I had a big problem with the restaurant at night that don't omeet it's own closing times. Two days in a row I arrived tired to the hostel wanting to have dinner and a beer to relax. However, on both days the restaurant was...

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

Dear Eduardo we are sorry to hear that in this occasion we did not meet your expectation. Our bar usually remains open longer than our restaurant, this can be the reason why the kitchen was already closed. However, I would like to have some more information about this episode. If you want to share some more details with myself directly...

Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say, Palmers Lodge, antique interior, clean and comfortable sleeping arrangements, privacy, modern shower fascilities, cool neighbourhood, a few miniures from the centre of London, everything ones need on the doorstep , free flair drinks 24/7, a cool chill out lounge, a cosy kitchen for self catering, a cool bar and restaurant to meet other cool travellers, prices...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have one major complain. We ordered a private room in order to avoid sharing bathroom facilities. However, the shower did not provided hot water so we were forced to do it and the administration, despite we reported the problem twice, did not solve it. Their solution was "use the other showers", it should be quite obvious that if I...

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

Thank you for writing us this review which helps us to improve our customer service. I am sorry to read that reception did not meet your expectations regarding the shower. It could have been due to a boiler issue and, if so, fixed the same day. Our maintenance team is also available Monday to Friday in the morning to solve...

Reviewed 1 week ago

+ Its just like the photos, it´s nice, clean, the beds are confortable, it's close to the tube. - They said the bar serve meals at night but I went there at 8:30pm and the girl said they weren´t serving anything. The living room it´s far from the bar. It´s not the hostel fault but nobody talk to each other,...

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Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a party hostel but still good to meet people. 21 people female dorm is very good for price. Quite hard to sleep with that many people but it is a great hostel so would suggest a 4 or 6 bed dorm. Clean. Safe during day. Not as safe at night out on Main Street. Close to tube station, easy...

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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: $28 - $158 (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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