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Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage Hostel

40 College Crescent, Swiss Cottage, London, England

90% Overall Rating 710 out of 757 customers would recommend this property based on 757 reviews

Atmosphere 94%

Cleanliness 87%

Facilities 83%

Location 90%

Safety 93%

Staff 92%

Value 89%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wii

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 5.62USD
  • Towel 1.87USD

Important Information

Please note that from the 3rd of March 2014 we will be doing refurbishment works in the Bar and Restaurant areas so there will be some minor disruptions. We will still be offering the service as normal and the works should be complete by the 26th of March 2014

A 24 hours notice (from check in time) is required in order not to be charged for the night. The cancellation notice has to be sent by email too. Please note that PHOTO I.D. is required at check in. Under 18s must be accompanied by an over 18 adult booked into the same private room. All bookings require full payment at time of booking.

Special cancellation policy

“Please note that reservations for the night of the 31st December 2012 will be subject to a no-cancellation policy.”

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00


  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to London?

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Map and Directions


By underground:
Swiss Cottage Tube: Leave Swiss Cottage tube (Jubilee Line) using exit 2 to Eton Avenue. At the top of the stairs turn left and, facing the main road, walk round to the right up College Crescent. Palmers Lodge is located 100 yards up on the left at 40 College Crescent.

Finchley Road tube:
Finchley Road Tube: From Finchley Road tube (Jubilee & Metropolitan lines) cross the road to the HSBC bank and walk to your right towards Swiss Cottage. About 150 yards up turn left (between the North Star Pub and the BP garage) and walk up College Crescent. Palmers Lodge will appear on your right at the junction.

By airports:
Heathrow: The most expensive ways are taking a cab or the Heathrow Express. However most people take the tube. Our closest tube stations are Swiss Cottage or Finchley Road tube stations.

Stansted: You can catch the Stansted Express into Liverpool Street. The cheaper and more convenient option is to catch the National Express A6 service which will drop you off at Finchley Road tube station. From the station follow the directions as above.

Luton: You can catch the train into Kings Cross/St Pancras. The cheaper and more convenient option is to catch the Greenline 757 service which will drop you off at Finchley Road tube station. From the station follow the directions as above.

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