Overview

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel
Top Economy Hotel

40 College Crescent, London, NW3 5LB, United Kingdom
+44 207 483 8470

RM 72+

Overall guest ratings

8.4/10 Excellent
Based on 4,549 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.2
  • 8.7
  • 6.9
  • 6.7

Good to know

  • Nice building
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Clean bathroom
  • Close to public transport

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    About

    Free Wi-Fi Free Linen VOTED ONE OF THE TOP TEN HOSTELS WORLDWIDE - SILVER AWARD IN VISITLONDON S BEST HOSTEL CATEGORY 2006 AND AGAIN IN 2007, BRONZE AWARD IN 2008 Welcome to Palmers Lodge, where you can experience Victorian elegance in the former home of Samuel Palmer, of the Huntley and Palmers 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. We have a wide selection of dorms from private rooms to a 28-bed dorm for the really price conscious traveller. Great care has been taken in furnishing our spacious rooms to the highest standard with top quality bunks and secure storage facilities, but please remember to bring your own padlock. Guests can enjoy free Internet and WiFi access in the lobby, relax in the lounge or have a drink with friends in our bar. Our large and beautiful lounge is a great place to meet new friends. Our bar is a great place to hang out with cheap drinks every night of the week!! Hostel reserves right to pre-authorize a card upon booking. Bookings cannot be accepted from any person under the age of 18 unless they are accompanied by an adult (over 18) who is staying in the same dorm/room. Please note that under 16 s not being able to share a private room.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • ATM on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Game room
    • No smoking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Pool table
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Pets not allowed
    • Parking (surcharge)
    • Grill
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 4,549 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.0 "Easily accessible by car, said 90%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      7.4 "Great parking, according to 74%."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.1 "81% said the reception staff was great."
      8.5 "85% thought the service was very professional."
      8.1 "Housekeeping was great, according to 81%."
    • 8.5 "Generally very clean."
      8.3 "83% said rooms were clean."
      9.1 "91% said the bathroom was clean."
      9.3 "93% thought it was clean."
    • 8.4 "Vibe was good."
      8.7 "87% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.0 "90% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.3 "93% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.4 "84% thought the hotel was luxurious."
    • 8.4 "Amenities are good."
      8.4 "84% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.0 "90% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.2 "92% thought the architecture was beautiful."
      8.0 "80% found the grounds to be nice."
    • 6.9 "Internet is average."
      6.1 "61% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.7 "Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "For only 65%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
      6.3 "Only 63% thought the shower was ok."
      5.4 "Only 54% thought the furniture was functional."
      5.9 "Only 59% said the rooms were modern."
    • 5.8 "Average comfort."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
      6.5 "For only 65%, the noise level was all right."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 1,364 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.1 "91% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.8 "Vibe was good."
      9.0 "90% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.0 "90% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.4 "94% said it was a stylish hotel."
    • 8.8 "Good value."
    • 8.3 "Generally very clean."
      8.0 "80% said rooms were clean."
      8.7 "87% said the bathroom was clean."
      9.2 "92% thought it was clean."
    • 8.3 "Amenities are good."
      8.3 "83% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.0 "90% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.3 "93% thought the architecture was beautiful."
    • 5.6 "Average comfort."
      6.5 "For only 65%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.1 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "Only 53% thought the shower was ok."
      5.3 "Only 53% thought the furniture was functional."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 500 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.4 "84% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.5 "Amenities are good."
      8.5 "85% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 8.3 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.2 "Vibe was good."
      8.9 "89% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 6.7 "Internet is average."
      5.8 "58% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."
      2.8 "72% said rooms were small."
      2.0 "80% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 2,683 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "Near to public transport, according to 99%."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.2 "Easily accessible by car, said 92%."
      7.6 "Great parking, according to 76%."
      7.3 "73% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 9.0 "Awesome vibe."
      9.0 "90% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.2 "92% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.4 "94% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.4 "84% thought the hotel was luxurious."
    • 8.9 "Good value."
      10.0 "100% thought it was a great value."
    • 8.8 "Amenities are good."
      8.9 "89% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.2 "92% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.7 "77% said the reception staff was great."
      8.3 "83% thought the service was very professional."
      8.5 "Housekeeping was great, according to 85%."
    • 7.0 "Tasty food."
    • 6.5 "Internet is average."
      5.7 "57% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.3 "Average comfort."
      6.4 "For only 64%, the noise level was all right."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "Only 56% thought the furniture was functional."
      6.5 "Only 65% said the rooms were modern."
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    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Good to know
    "Nice building"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Clean bathroom"
    "Close to public transport"
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