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

  • Niina O Avatar
    Niina O
    4 star rating

    Nice hostel for a group Really nice hostel for a small group. The staff was really nice. The common areas were clean and nice.

    Our room was a bit chilly with no possibility to control the... read more

    12/11/2018
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    N4310ZHsophieb
    5 star rating

    All round excellent hostel This was my second time at Palmers Lodge, good as always. I like the curtains on the bunks and the provision of a lamp on each bed. Would be good... read more

    12/06/2018
    Bratzel Avatar
    Bratzel
    5 star rating

    Good location, nice atmosphere, clean I was in a 6 girls only dorm, all was well organized, clean and nice. I can recommend this place - also good location with short walk to Jubilee line.The... read more

    12/05/2018
  • rodrigo p Avatar
    rodrigo p
    5 star rating

    Hosting I felt like home, amazing environment, good integration between the staff and the traveller's, good space and well equipped. In terms of location is just suitable for anyone that intent... read more

    12/04/2018
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    jldimayuga
    4 star rating

    Wouldve been 5 One of the better hostels ive been to in London. My stay would’ve been perfect if I didnt have a booking issue. They accepted my reservation for two days but... read more

    12/02/2018
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    Compass29987998773
    5 star rating

    Great place to stay The only thing I didn't like here was the Wi-Fi which you have to reconnect to it from time to time (20-30 minutes I think), but other than that I... read more

    11/30/2018
  • Kevin Sebastien B Avatar
    Kevin Sebastien B
    4 star rating

    Nice hammocks and friendly staff make a Good atmosphere It is a nice and clean hostel,close to subway with restaurants around and a welcoming buddhist temple.

    This hostel also possess a bar and chill area, breakfast is correct.

    Staff was friendly... read more

    11/28/2018
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    thenullface
    4 star rating

    Decent place to stay with some noticeable flaws In general, I liked this place. It was way better than the hostel I'd stayed at previously. The room size was good, as were most of the amenities. However, some... read more

    11/28/2018
    Jordan O Avatar
    Jordan O
    5 star rating

    Cool Spot Super easy to find from the subway station. Really nice and easy going staff. Close to all the tourist spots. I was in the 21 girl room and it was... read more

    11/21/2018
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