Palmers Lodges, London. Solo female friendly accommodation

About Palmers Lodge

Next time you visit London, make sure that you choose a Palmers Lodge to stay in. For the younger crowd opt for Palmers Lodge in Hillspring, voted as one of London's best youth hostels with a sociable bar and lounge. In Swiss Cottage you'll find the award winning boutique hostel.

As well as a kitchen to cook your own food and laundry, there is car parking on each site. There is free Wifi in every room so you can always be connected, and if you don't have your smart phone, there's a desktop available to use. Plus there are 24 hour transport links.

Palmers Lodges, London. Solo female friendly accommodation


Palmers Lodge in Swiss Cottage is a boutique hostel in a historic building near central London, with easy to access to the rest of the city being just two minutes from the London Underground. Or choose Hillspring in Willesden Green, North London – a friendly and safe neighbourhood also near the Underground.

You don't have to leave the premises to search for a bar or restaurant either as each site has its own and serves a continental brekkie each morning for just £4.50.

Palmers Lodges, London. Solo female friendly accommodation


With safety and security being one of Palmers Lodges' key focus, each lodge is open 24 hours with a manned reception and security gates. Bedrooms are keycard access and there are safe boxes and lockers for each bed and you can also store your luggage safely if you need to explore. Having a 24 hour reception means that there's someone on hand whenever you need anything.

Palmers Lodges, London. Solo female friendly accommodation

Dorm Rooms

You'll find 4 bed to 28 bed dorm rooms but you can have as much privacy as you like in a comfy wooden bunk bed with your own curtain and reading light. And there's no need to worry about sharing with guys either as 40% of the building are female only dormitories. If you prefer more privacy, there's the option for en-suite double rooms too.

Palmers Lodges, London. Solo female friendly accommodation

Why are they solo female friendly?

Because each property has its own unique and stylish building full of history and antiques. All showers and ensuites have hair dryers and preparation space which is just perfect for getting ready for a days's sightseeing or night in the West End. The staff are really friendly and offer great customer service, perfect for those of us who need some help with things to do in the city. There's a lounge and reading room with comfy seating so that you can research what to do in the city and meet others to explore with.

Why we love it!

Palmers Lodges are an award winning chain of hostels in Central London. Plus there's a Palmers Lodge in Croatia too! Voted London's Most popular Hostel by Hostelworld in 2011 and 2014, plus awards for the Best Customer Service, we think that Palmers Lodges know a thing or two about hostels. Palmers Lodge has also been awarded a 5 star hostel by Hostel Geeks.

How to Book

Prices start from £19 per person for a bed in a 28-bed mixed dorm room. Check availability for other rooms at Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage through

* All solo female friendly accommodation have been recommended by women who have stayed there. We only choose the best and safest properties to include within this section.