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Reviews of Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage London Hostel

40 College Crescent, Swiss Cottage, London, England

Atmosphere 93%

Cleanliness 89%

Facilities 84%

Location 90%

Safety 91%

Staff 92%

Value 87%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • 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 5.74USD
  • Towel 1.91USD

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

Policies

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

Group booking?

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Atmosphere 93%

Cleanliness 89%

Facilities 84%

Location 90%

Safety 91%

Staff 92%

Value 87%

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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
12 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Wonderful staff and super clean bathrooms

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
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83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
08 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: N/A

Disliked: The rooms are echo-ey, so whenever somebody moves, you'll hear it

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
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86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
06 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Location and the property inside. The bunk beds and curtain surrounds with individual bed lights creates a very private secure condition.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Events / festivals, Partying / nightlife, Relaxation / spa, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: I totally loved the Hostel, its people and the location. Everyone was so friendly and we had everything we wanted and needed.

Disliked: Maybe it was a little too far from London, but the neighbourhood itself was wonderful too.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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  • Location - 100%
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  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
14 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Liked: atmosphere and loation. Friendly helpful staff

Disliked: the fish and chips tasted like a microwave meal

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 80%
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  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 100%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Liked: well organized, quiet despite large number of beds in each dorm

Disliked: toilets are few

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family

Liked: Very convenient location - close to a metro station, easy to find. Linens included plus a lockable trunk is great. Also 24h access is REALLY good to have.

Disliked: No comments.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
12 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Liked: Cleanliness, relaxed atmosphere. The beds were excellent and the curtains on each bed gave you an extra sense of privacy - even in an 18-bed dorm.

Disliked: Not a big complaint, but would be great if additional kitchen facilities were made available so you could cook meals.

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
10 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Cosy and cute, good service! Will go again!

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
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91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
06 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: It really does have a great atmosphere. The wifi is fast and you can check in at any time of night. I would stay here again in a heartbeat.

Disliked: It was a bit far from everything, but I think it was worth it.

Customer would recommend this property

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