Palmers Lodge

Palmers Lodge, the Boutique Backpackers


Welcome to Palmers Lodge, where you can experience Victorian elegance in the former home of Samuel Palmer, of the Huntley and Palmers biscuit empire. Built in 1881, this substantial house has been restored to its original glory in order to offer our guests not just budget accommodation but also a unique experience during their stay in London.


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Guests can enjoy FREE Internet and WiFi access in the lobby, relax in the lounge or have a drink with friends in our bar. A FREE continental breakfast, served in the dining room, is included in the price.

Our large and beautiful lounge is a great place to meet new friends .Our bar is a great place to hang out with cheap drinks every night of the week!! Both lounge and bar are equipped with large flat screen TVs.

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Voted one of the top ten hostels worldwide by customers in July, September, October and November 2006, and January, February, March, April, May and June 2007.

Silver Award in Visit London's Best Hostel Category 2006, 2007 and 2009, and Bronze Award in 2008.


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Telephone: 00 44 (0) 207 483 8470
Fax: 00 44 (0) 207 483 8471

Palmers Lodge
40 College Crescent
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