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.

87% Excellent

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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

25  mins

Wembley Stadium

18  mins

Facilities

Our Swiss Cottage boutique 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 we even supply you with a towel
  • 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

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

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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

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  • Tiago A Avatar

    Tiago A

    4 star rating

    Very friendly and helpful Our flight to London go delayed and after contacting the hillspring staff, booking.com decided to cancel our reservation. Lucky, when we arrived the staff were friendly and helpful and were... read more

    4/26/2018
    Hannah S Avatar

    Hannah S

    5 star rating

    This is the best hostel I ever stayed in This is the best hostel I ever stayed in. I would and will come back and I will tell all my friends to go there. The rooms and bathrooms are... read more

    4/18/2018
    christianborgiel Avatar

    christianborgiel

    4 star rating

    nice atmosphere nice rooms, good location, old historical building, good surrounding area, easy access to public transport, good connections to the city centre and London Victoria, nice bar downstairs with sitting area outside

    4/18/2018
  • JIANG G Avatar

    JIANG G

    4 star rating

    Good environment and facility yet a bit frustrated as a consequence of loads of factores The place is great, it's quite clean, big and comfortable, And it's close to the subway station.

    What's frustrating is, I don't know why, it charged me a price for an... read more

    4/03/2018
    dennyra2102 Avatar

    dennyra2102

    5 star rating

    Really great One of the greatest hostels i have ever stayed. The building itself is really unique. The lounge room is a good place to rest and chat.

    at first i got... read more

    3/31/2018
    Sidney L Avatar

    Sidney L

    4 star rating

    great place it was very nice to stay here. the location is great, staff is nice also. very clean and cosy hostel. and everyone has private space while sleeping. i will stay... read more

    3/27/2018
  • Eve G Avatar

    Eve G

    4 star rating

    Good hostel for a relax visit Very safe hostel with clean and quiet rooms; dispite the fact that my room was on the same floor as the bar, i was never disturbed by the noise. Close... read more

    3/21/2018
    jmkeith01 Avatar

    jmkeith01

    3 star rating

    Not great. Not horrible. The bathrooms and showers are all co-ed which was just gross. The beds did not have privacy screens and weren't very comfortable. Washing cost me 6-7 pound. The place... read more

    3/20/2018
    Marion A Avatar

    Marion A

    4 star rating

    Very good hostels When we arrived there was a misunderstanding about the payment, we are french so it was complicated to communicate.

    The room was big enough, we were not crowded. The hostel... read more

    3/20/2018