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40 College Crescent , Camden, London, NW3 5LB , United Kingdom – Show map – Subway access
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BBQ facilities, Garden, Terrace, Sun terrace
Billiards, Darts, Games room, Library, Karaoke, Entertainment staff, Evening entertainment
Food & Drink
Bar, Restaurant (à la carte), Snack bar, Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Wired internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs GBP 5 per day.
Packed lunches, Vending machine (drinks), Vending machine (snacks), 24-hour front desk, Tour desk, Ticket service, Luggage storage, ATM/cash machine on site, Lockers, Shared lounge/TV area, Laundry, Fax/photocopying, Gift shop
Safety deposit box, Shops (on site), Mini-market on site, Non-smoking rooms, Facilities for disabled guests, Lift, Heating, Non-smoking throughout, Designated smoking area
French, Spanish, English, German
Marks & Spencer (437yrd)
Camden Town (2.1miles)
14:00 - 00:00 hours
Until 11:00 hours
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Children and extra beds
Children older than 3 years are welcome.
Extra beds are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Friendly staff and guests, very nice building (hight ceilings), great location.
Endless problems with acquiring a proper invoice for my stay.
Great location Nice staff Free tea & coffee
I got no electric socket near my bed but my friend got 2 And my travel adepter got stolen
Loved my stay there. Perfect location, very nice and friendly staff!
National express bus stop on route to Stanstead airport walking distance away. Easy night bus from downtown to hostel. Great WiFi. Decent bunks, good showers.
Staff are a bit unprofessional and slow. I had to wait a good while before being able to check in and do just about anything. A lot of snoring going on in the dorm room, lack of privacy, no private bathroom...so the general downsides of a hostel
I liked the curtains around the bed . I also liked the bar - restaurant , because the staff was friendly and the travellers also ( talkative : important when you travel on your own ) . I like the staff at the reception because they made it possible for me to change rooms. Awesome!!
warm hostel in the cold winter
Place was clean, good location and appreciated the access to a luggage storage room
The staff were abrasive and a little condescending, really disliked the fact that the smoking area was situated right outside the front door of the hostel and the beds were shocking
I stayed in the 21-bed women's dorm. The hostel was warm, very clean and there was free tea and coffee. All the other guests were respectful so the room was very peaceful and the curtains around the beds made it feel more private. There are heavy wooden lockers under each bed with plenty of room. It was really easy to get to the hostel both from Gatwick and the centre. There is a busy high street nearby with plenty of shops and a couple of cafés doing a decent, cheap English breakfast.
The old victorian building was simply astonishing. It was such an experience to sleep in a dorm with old wooden beams. Nice common room and always accessible staff in the reception. Nice location and overall a positive experience. Recommendable!
We had to pay extra fx for a pad lock, towels and an adapter. We would have avoided this, if it was written explicitly on the website. The shower was on a timer which said 30 seconds, but in reality it was only 4 secs. We got the feeling that it was their purpose to squeeze more money out of the guests.
Good location, the place was clean enough and the staff at the counter was nice.
- Just because you book a "female only" dorm does not mean that in the morning they won't send a man to ask everyone if the lights above their bed works and another to clean the room. - Someone very loudly vacuumed in the room above (hitting furniture and all) at 7am! - One sink for 10 people is clearly not enough.
Palmers Lodge was clean, secure and well located. The restaurants around the Lodge were fantastic!
We had a slight mixup with the billing but it eventually got sorted out. Also, the internet would not connect to my computer and there was no solution for it.
Was only there for a few hours in the early morning really but had no problems. The bed was comfy and having the curtain around it made a big difference. Close to tube and buses, clean toilets and showers.
No curfew! You can walk in there around 04:00 in the morning and staff will still be around to help you out.
The bed isn't king-size and you still share a room with others. But keep in mind that it's £15 you're paying!
- friendly and helpful staff - cheap, huge breakfast - social room - bulding, interiors - free coffee - atmosphere - great location
- in winter in the bathrooms could be warmer - bathrooms are cleaned at the same time on all floors, so you could not use them anywhere throughout the hostel - before check-in there was no information that you should have your own padlock to the locker - so you need to buy one in the reception (£2)
Like always staff is brilliant
I normally dont have anything bad about this place.. but i have one complain. For the past 2 weeks the iron is broken and has not been replaced. As you cant put water in it for steam, its making the clothes black and sometimes can burn the clothes. Can you please replace
I stayed here for over 3 weeks. Here's what I found about the hostel: -Good wifi. Works perfectly before around 5pm, when everyone starts to go online and the connection becomes slow. -Comfortable beds with curtains and private personal lamps. They try to keep the temperature OK for everyone. -Tidy showers and toilets, cleaned every 30 mins. Even those for the big dorms! -Nice common areas: 2 TVs, pool table, lounge with free tee and coffee, restaurant (free salt, pepper, ketchup, vinegar). -Location: It isn't in central London, and you might have to take the underground or a bus to get to the main sights. However, it isn't a long ride and you have bus stops and metro station just a few meters away from the hostel.
-Limited, tiny self-catering kitchen. It has 2 toasters, 2 microwaves and a packed fridge. Enough to store your food for 1-2 days maximum, prepare yourself breakfast and warm up ready-made meals. -Some members of the staff were incredibly nice, while others were even rude. If somone at the reception isn't helping you, just wait until they change shifts and for sure you will come accross a smile eventually :)
Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage is a great hostel, which is good value for money and always clean. My favourite place to stay when I am in London. The building is also something else, adding an extra sense of something special to the trip.
Provided tea coffee in the room.
Staff wasn't helpful. One of them don't even know the room number correctly. Make me have to run down 3 times and didn't say a word for it.
The receptionist girl who speaks Spanish
The nasty feet odor in the room
the hostel was clean and safe; staff was friendly and helpful; wifi connection was good; close to tube/bus station, and it was easy to get to all the main attractions/areas in london. I really liked the atmosphere in the hostel and I would definitely stay there again :)
every bed has its own curtain so people have their private spaces and make you feel safer wi-fi works well in the room
The friendly atmosphere, helpfull staff and the actual building.
I stayed two nights in two different rooms. On the second night the mattress was very unconfortable but for one night was ok.
love the environment, good breakfast, n good facilties too
The dorm can be a little too packed, therefore stinky air so much if u go to bed by midnight!
resonable price with georgeous place. The wifi is fast enough. The toilet and washroom clean frequenly and feel comfortable.
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