Swiss Cottage, London Hostel - Palmers Lodge

Swiss Cottage

London Hostel

An award winning boutique hostel in central London housed in a legendary building with superb facilities, impeccable service and the best of the city just around the corner.

Our Rooms

We have a room type to suit every guest. Deluxe rooms, both private and shared, have an ensuite bathroom and we have a good number of female only rooms. Our extra comfy beds will be already made for you (with free linen).

Private Rooms

Sleeps 1-4
From £38

Our private rooms, including doubles and twin bunks up to 4 bed privates. Only you will have access to these rooms giving you all the space and privacy you want!

Small Dorm

Sleeps 1-4
From £22

Small shared dormitories accommodating between 4 to 6 people. All beds come with lockers and privacy curtains. There are also Female only rooms available.

Medium Dorm

Sleeps 8-12
From £23

Medium sized shared dormitories accommodating between 8 to 12 people. All rooms lockers and privacy curtains for each bed. There are also Female only rooms available.

Large Dorm

Sleeps 14-28
From £18

If you are feeling more social we have large dormitories accommodating between 14 to 28 people. All rooms have lockers and privacy curtains for each bed. There are also Female only rooms available.

Our Facilities

Our boutique London hostel boasts not only an impressive building with uniquely decorated interiors but also an unbeatable service.

  • 24 hour reception and staff
    • You can be assured we are always there for you if you need us
  • 24 hour CCTV and security
    • We take great care when it comes to your safety & security so you don’t need to worry
  • No Lockout Curfew
  • Keycard rooms access
  • Free Internet
    • We offer free Wi-Fi throughout the hostel so you can stay in touch with the rest of the world and explore what’s on in London
  • Free lockers in every room
    • Padlock’s available to rent at reception or bring your own
  • Linen included
    • Our comfy beds will be ready made for you with fresh linen and towels can be rented from reception
  • Common and reading rooms
  • On-site bar and snacks
  • Full Continental breakfast
    • A happy lodger needs a good breakfast, so for a small charge, we offer a full continental breakfast from 7.30 am to 10.00 am
  • On-site Car parking
    • £5.00 per day

Check in Palmers, Check out London

It’s easy to forget when you stay at our London boutique hostel that there is a vibrant city just outside waiting for you.

We are two minutes away from the Underground (the Tube) so you can be in any of London’s hotspots within minutes.

Location Map

London Eye

18  mins

Wembley Stadium

18  mins

Common Areas

24hr reception

We have a 24 hour reception so you can be assured we are always there for you if you need us.

  • Travel Shop and tickets available
  • Open and staffed 24 hours
  • Tour and local advice

Lounge

Relax in our lounge and reading room? Filled with sofas and seating, and decorated like no other hostel in London, it is the perfect place to hang out.

  • Quiet relaxed reading room
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Vending machines

Bar & Dining

Watch the latest football game, meet new friends, chat or just chill in our fully licensed bar.

  • Enjoy full meals or bar snacks
  • International beers and drinks
  • Group meals available
  • Pool table and board games

Conservatory & BBQ area

We have an awesome BBQ area and conservatory where we regularly host intimate live music events.

  • Live events
  • Relaxed garden area
  • Open all year

Any questions?

If you have any questions we would be delighted to hear from you.

Speak to a friendly & knowledgeable member of staff, call +44 (0) 20 7483 8470

  • pastorcita24 Avatar
    pastorcita24


    5 star rating

    I loved the place! I’m a student in London but live in the SouthEast of England. So, I needed a bed & shower close 2Uni.
    My criteria is that I just want it to be…
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    10/31/2019

    Asah T. Avatar
    Asah T.



    One of the nicest hostels I’ve been in but service not very good. Spent and hour and a half drying my laundry and the clothes were still soaked; didn’t work… read more

    10/30/2019

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    Mr-G-from-Germany


    5 star rating

    Back again after 11 years When we stayed at Palmers Lodge in 2008 as a couple in our first holiday after having a proper job, we were still looking for an affordable place to stay,… read more

    10/30/2019

  • 295nilsh Avatar
    295nilsh


    5 star rating

    Best Hostel in Town We came to Palmers Lodge for 3 days! Perfect located next to two tube stations (Swiss Cottage and Finchley Road) so that the sightseeing Tour can start easily.
    The Hostel is…
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    10/29/2019

    Tasjadin Avatar
    Tasjadin


    5 star rating

    The place to stay in London Best way to stay in London. Very good for being independent in London. Extremely tidy. Nice place to meet people from around the world. Comfortable beds and the reception is… read more

    10/28/2019

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    Zac H


    5 star rating

    Great The rooms and facilities were working and clean, the staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast was good, especially for the price and the bar was always good. The wine… read more

    10/25/2019

  • Mariusz W. Avatar
    Mariusz W.



    Very friendly and responsive staff.
    Sell sufficient facility with bar, laundry and well stocked up vending machines.
    Cleaners working really hard to keep places maintained regularly.
    Extremely polite polish chap…
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    10/23/2019

    Kira M. Avatar
    Kira M.



    This is my favourite hostel in London (I have stayed at about ten)
    Good staff
    Location
    Free breakfast

    10/23/2019

    Marolina84 Avatar
    Marolina84


    5 star rating

    Really impressed and I had a wonderful stay I really enjoyed my stay at Swiss Cottage. This was my first time staying in a hostel/shared space, so naturally, I didn’t know what to expect and was anxious, however… read more

    10/23/2019

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