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Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel, London, United Kingdom

2-star2 stars
40 College CrescentSwiss Cottage, LondonEnglandNW3 5LBUnited Kingdom, (02) 8228 1927Great location! See map

Victorian hostel with restaurant, near ZSL London Zoo
  • Free WiFi
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Very Good8.2
WiFi
Good internet service
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Amenities
Great amenities
Room
Great room
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Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel, London, United Kingdom

from A$27
  • Twin ensuite
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (1 Bed in 8 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed in 9 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed in 14 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (1 Bed in 14 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (1 Bed in 21 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed in 28 Bed Dorm)
  • Standard Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Mixed Dorm (1 Bed in 9 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed in 8 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (1 Bed in 6 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed in 6 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed in 10 Bed Dorm)
  • Standard Quadruple Room, Multiple Beds
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (1 Bed in 10 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed in 4 Bed Dorm)
  • Standard Triple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only, Ensuite (1 Bed in 12 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (1 Bed in 12 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed in 18 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed in 12 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (1 Bed in 4 Bed Dorm)
  • Standard Double Room, Shared Bathroom

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 34 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Self parking *

  • RV/bus/truck parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Billiards or pool table
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Built in 1881
  • Lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
More
  • Weekly housekeeping provided
  • In-room safe

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel, London, United Kingdom’s small print

Also known as

  • Palmers Swiss Cottage London
  • Swiss Cottage Palmers
  • Palmers Hotel London
  • Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage London, England
  • Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage Hostel London
  • Palmers Cottage Swiss Lodge
  • Palmers Lodge
  • Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage
  • Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage London
  • Palmers Swiss Cottage
  • Palmers Swiss Cottage London
  • Palmers Swiss Lodge
  • Swiss Cottage Lodge

Policies

Guests traveling with minors must contact reception prior to arrival to ensure appropriate accommodations.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Self parking costs GBP 5.00 per day

RV/bus/truck parking is available for an extra charge

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 4.50 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel, London, United Kingdom

Landmarks

  • In Camden
  • ZSL London Zoo - 25 min walk
  • Lord's Cricket Ground - 27 min walk
  • London Business School - 32 min walk
  • Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum - 39 min walk
  • Royal Academy of Music - 40 min walk
  • University College London - 2.8 mi / 4.4 km
  • University of London - 3 mi / 4.8 km

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 44 min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) - 52 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 87 min drive
  • London South Hampstead Station - 9 min walk
  • London Finchley Road And Frognal Station - 10 min walk
  • London West Hampstead Station - 16 min walk
  • Swiss Cottage Underground Station - 4 min walk
  • Finchley Road Underground Station - 5 min walk
  • Belsize Park Underground Station - 14 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • RV, bus, and truck parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 356 reviews

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel, London, United Kingdom
Very Good8.0
perfect for roof spaces & school children hostel
The 20 person female room is up in the roof, as a tall person i spent the whole week hitting my head or back on the roof beams trying to get into the bed (which was smaller than your normal single bed), there was no need for the pillow either which was wafer thin. A school group showed up while staying there which meant no kitchen service until late as they refused to serve anyone else until the school group arrived, ate and left again (they weren't there when my friends went to eat). But hey, they compensated us with 20% off at a resturant 5 minutes away, this resturant did not have anything for less than £10 on the menu, so 20% off wasnt very helpful when we had only been going to spend £5 for food and drink. So if you are really short and hopefully dont get a school group staying at the same time as you, then stay here.
A Traveller, au7 night trip with friends
Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel, London, United Kingdom
Very Good8.0
A pretty good hostel that was in budget
It was a decent hostel, pretty clean, a bit on the noisy side, but that's going to happen when sharing a room with 10 other people. Good location, lots of places to eat around and very close to two Underground stations.
A Traveller, us3 night trip
Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel, London, United Kingdom
Very Good8.0
Nice hostel option with plenty of amenities on site. It’s very large so there were several school groups with young kids staying during my time there, made it feel a bit more like a hotel overtaken by a middle school. The staff are friendly though and there are some good common spaces. The female only dorm is on the top floor and a little cramped but fairly quiet. There is really not much around the hostel at all but it is close to the tube and several bus lines which makes it easy to get around to the more exciting parts of London. I’d consider staying again next time I’m in the city.
A Traveller, us4 night trip
Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel, London, United Kingdom
Very Good8.0
Mostly great
This hostel is in a great location, is always clean, well kept and comfortable. Breakfast (surcharge) always has a good variety and is tasty. Everything is cleaned regularly and roommates are usually friendly and respectful. However it is a hostel and sometimes groups can be loud. Unfortunately this happened to me on this visit, with a group in the next room having parties at night. The staff were great though and offered me complimentary earplugs to help block out the noise (and asking the group to turn the noise down, which they did).
Caroline, gb3 night trip
Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel, London, United Kingdom
Very Good8.0
Good value for what we pay. Satisfactory
It was good. Rooms were a bit small and a bit uncomfortable to climb the upper bunk bed. Overall the best part good value for the money. GOOD
KAUSHIK, gb1 night trip

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Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel, London, United Kingdom

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