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Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage
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Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage

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

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Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - London, England, United Kingdom
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 6.2 km
Location rating 9.2
Nearest airport London Heathrow
Distance to airport 21.1 km



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  • Excellent
    Jan. 2020

    The curtains around the bunks for added privacy were a particularly nice addition. Also a decent amount of under-bed storage. Bathrooms were clean, mirror stations in corridors for hair/makeup to prevent them from getting too crowded.

  • Excellent
    Jan. 2020

    The hostel is very close to the Swiss Cottage tube station. Just a few minutes by walk. The bed was very confortable and the private bathroom in the room, though kind of small, was clean.

  • Mediocre
    Jan. 2020

    Nice area around the hostel. close to two different underground stations. friendly staff.

    The kitchen is really dirty, small and badly organized. There is just 1 fridge for the whole hostel. What is kinda ridiculous. And people steel your food all the time. The showers are okayish, but you really have to go with just a towel around your waist, because its getting really steamy inside these small cabins. So everything will be soaking wet.. Kinda hard to dry yourself.

  • Good
    Jan. 2020

    The place is close to Swiss Cottage station, also the outside area was pretty nice too. There's a bench for people who would like to chill out with friends or to smoke.

    Maybe the bed size. It was not that bad for me since I'm small, but for people who enjoy spacious bed, you may find it uncomfortable.

  • Good
    Jan. 2020

    The looks and feel.

    It was my first time at a hostel. The bed was made up really interesting (read: strange in mij eyes) and the sheet got loose. I would recommend to use sheets with elastic. Ona other thing: I was informed that the kitchen would be open till 12. When I got there at 10.20 it turned out to have closed at 10. This was a real disappointment, especially because I’m pregnant i I have to take care of my baby too. The guy from the bar made is better by doing his best to make me a sort of a smoothly. That was amazingly kind!!

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Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage Hostel is located in central London, just minutes from the best attractions in the city. This hostel accommodation offers shared and private guest rooms with ensuite bathrooms and female-only shared rooms are available. The front desk offers reception and other guest services 24 hours a day at the front desk and linens are included in every room. There is also security on the property, along with CCTV monitoring. There is no lockout curfew at this property.

The Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage Hostel offers a common room and a reading room for guests, along with a continental breakfast for a daily fee. There is also complimentary building-wide WiFi and free guest lockers are provided in every room. The hotel rents padlocks or guests can bring their own to secure their belongings. Parking is available on the property for a small daily fee. This hostel is just two minutes from the Tube station, making it easy to get to all of London in just minutes. The London Eye and Wembley Stadium are about 20 minutes from the property.

The hostel staff can provide tour information and local sightseeing advice. Tickets and a travel shop are also provided for guests and the lounge offers vending machines and tea and coffee service. The hotel offers a bar that serves meals and bar snacks along with a variety of local and international beers and other beverages. There is also a pool table, along with a garden area and a conservatory at this hostel.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi

8.4 Excellent

based on 6,258 reviews









Things to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Close to public transport
  • Clean bathroom
  • Friendly atmosphere

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Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Gift shop
Game room
No smoking
24-hour front desk
Pool table
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Concierge service
Laundry facilities
Free Internet
Pets not allowed
Parking (surcharge)
Laundry service
Beauty salon

FAQs when booking at Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage

Where is Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage located?

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage is located at 40 College Crescent in Camden, 6.2 km from the centre of London. Hyde Park is the closest landmark to Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage?

Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage.

Does Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage offer free parking?

No, Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage does not offer free parking.

Does Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage from the airport?

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage is 16.2 km from London City.

Can you bring pets to Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage?

No, pets are not allowed at Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage.

Does Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage have a pool?

No, Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage does not have a pool on-site.


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Most popular landmarks

  • Hyde Park 4.3 km
  • British Museum 4.4 km
  • Piccadilly Circus 4.9 km
  • National Gallery 5.2 km
  • St James's Palace 5.2 km
  • Science Museum 5.3 km

About the neighbourhood

Camden is known for: street food, laid-back atmosphere, alternative


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Getting around

London City 16.2 km
London Heathrow 21.1 km
London South Hampstead 0.5 km
London Finchley Road And Frognal 0.6 km

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