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Reviews of Palmers Lodge - Hillspring at Willesden Green

Hostel | 233 Willesden Lane, London, England NW2 5RP

86.4% Overall Rating

693 out of 734 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (09/07/2014)

Thomas Wilson thinks…

"The price was really good, the facilities were ok and the staff were very relaxed and friendly."

Read all Palmers Lodge - Hillspring at Willesden Green reviews

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • Laundry service
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.54

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

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. Any cancellations for arrivals from 25th July until 13th August 2012 will be fully non-refundable. Any no-shows will be charged in full for the entire stay. Sale bookings are non refundable

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86.4%

Overall Rating

693 out of 734 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Palmers Lodge - Hillspring at Willesden Green'

Atmosphere
85.6%
Location
75.2%
Facilities
85.6%
Cleanliness
88.8%
Staff
84.0%
Value
91.2%
Safety
94.4%
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94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Brian Rowe

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

16 October 2011 Brian would recommend this property

Liked: The Hostel is in a very nice neighborhood. It is very secure on the outside of the building as well as inside. The staff was very attentative, friendly and helpful. The food at the restaraunt was good and cheap, as was the alcohol. The bathrooms and bedrooms were extremely clean. I would definitely go here again (and probably wil soon).

Disliked: absolutely nothing.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

14 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Rooms were great with sinks and lockers in the rooms, and the lockers use the room card so you don't need a lock. The showers were hot and clean, although some of the shower rooms don't have an area outside of the stall to put your towel or clothes. One of the best hostels I've stayed in!

Disliked: Not all of the bunks have outlets by them, so it can be difficult charging your phone/laptop at night. It's not near the center of the city, but there is a bus stop right outside and it's a quick walk to the Tube station.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

12 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: safetiness

Disliked: Noisy

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

09 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the hostel is very clean and tidy. Also, it is a safe and secure place to stay in. very friendly and helpful staff too.

Disliked: the location from tube is about a 20 minute walk. it'd be quite freezy at night when returning hostel.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

05 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff is excellent. I got a free upgrade !!! Nice breakfast too....

Disliked: Nothing

65.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 40%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Work / volunteering

03 October 2011

Liked: The staff was very kind, and the place is clean.

Disliked: 22 peaple in one room is too much.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Melita Bobic

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

30 September 2011 Melita would recommend this property

Liked: very kind and helpful staff, you feel very seciured and beds were really comfortoble to sleep - the best yogi

Disliked: there is nothing worth to be menthioned, everything was good

82.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

30 September 2011

Liked: Showers were amazing!!! Staff very friendly and helpful.

Disliked: It was so loud and noisy, the walls are paper thin so you can hear everything out in the hall even the noise of the security door opening at the other end of the hall!!!! Location wise there is definetly better places in London. It's a 10 minute walk to tube stop and then 20 minutes on the tube to Green Park.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

29 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The property is very clean, well organized, the staff is very friendly, the location is nice because it's quiet and very green! The beds are good, plus they have curtains, which give more privacy.

Disliked: They should add hangers and shelves in the bedrooms.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Visiting friends or family

26 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Efficiency of staff

Disliked: Far from centre

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

25 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very clean, friendly and secure.

Disliked: nothing

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

25 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The surrounding and the public space are quite comfortable. Staffs are easy and willing to help. The rooms are clean.

Disliked: The refrigirator is too crowded.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

25 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Value for money. Functional, clean....

Disliked: N/A

68.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Family Holiday
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

23 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very relaxing and pleasant

Disliked: nothing the hostel its incredible! wow!!

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

23 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really friendly and helpful staff, super clean, nicely decorated, very secure.

Disliked: A bit soulless, noisy doors and lockers, not enough toilets, need curtains round the beds

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Family Holiday

23 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: EXCELLENT ,GOOD STAFF,GOOD ENVIRMENT

Disliked: NOTHING IS BAD

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Leah hembury

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

22 September 2011 Leah would recommend this property

Liked: Really nice hostel but quite expensive for what you get. The rooms are clean and you feel safe.

Disliked: the internet constantly drops out and when we booked a room with a bathroom, there was a shower but no toilet.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

21 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Quiet, not a party hostel, not just accommodation for tourists, some more long term residents. Kitchen facilities are fine, beds are clean and have a curtain for extra privacy, and the free breakfast is fine. Very reasonable for London.

Disliked: Everything was fine.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

18 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: atmosphere

Disliked: no en suite in our room

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Sabine Hartman

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

17 September 2011 Sabine would recommend this property

Liked: good beds, clean, friendly people

Disliked: none

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Family Holiday
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

17 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location: on Jubliee line! It's quiet convenient and approachable for where I want to go. Free breakfast!

Disliked: girls and boys share the toilet! But it keeps clean all the time...so it doesn't bother me

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Anne Benson

Alone

Family Holiday
Sightseeing & culture

13 September 2011 Anne would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were very nice and helpful. I liked the keyed entry for the floor, room and lockers. I felt safe the entire time I was there. Which means a lot since I was traveling alone. The room and bed were great. I loved that it was further out from the center of London. Less noise. I felt like I was part of the community. I will definately stay there again!

Disliked: The only thing I didn't like was how there were no protein options on the continental breakfast other than milk.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Relaxation/spa

12 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: price/quality

Disliked: transports

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

12 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: clean

Disliked: Something like slipper are not provided in the hostel(even cannot buy). And they accept cards which is good but charge one more pound. So you pay the rent ,you have to pay one more pound,and then you buy a towel you have to pay one more.It's better you bring enough cash with you. Some good things, like the friendltness and cleaness are satisfactory

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Mikko Rinta-Laulaja

With my spouse / partner

City break
Partying / nightlife
Romantic getaway
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

11 September 2011 Mikko would recommend this property

Liked: This is full service hostel. Free internet was awesome. Also it's nice to have some breakfast. Staff was friendly and the hostel was clean and very secure. The hostel is not located centre of the town, but it's easy to go downtown by underground. Also buses can get to hostel from the oxford street, even middle of the night if you like to go clubbing. :)

Disliked: We were in 2 person room downstairs. Only problem was that there was lot of noise from upstairs, which make it hard to sleep sometimes. Also the bed could be softer.


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