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Clink78 Hostel

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78 Kings Cross Road, London WC1X 9QG, England
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

6 people to a room when it should have been 4. Elevator not working and we were on 5th floor. Shower was cold. Breakfast sucked. No coffee. Only cereal and toast. No wifi in rooms,only in common areas, like bar and lobby.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was staying here for a few nights before a Top Deck tour. Firstly the hostel is huge and has a great bar. There were a number of large groups staying here but also some solo travelers. The breakfast is okay. WIFI doesn't work throughout the hostel which was disappointing. Staff were helpful without being overly friendly. I had booked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stay here in november 2014 and i just love the atmosphere, the staying area and the clash bar. The breakfast in fine and the unique thing that is missing is individual lights and plus for each bed. The temperature should be look carefully.

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is excellent. This place is huge. Loads of people, yet quiet for sleeping. The beds are fairly comfy. What really stands out for me was the how helpful the staff were. They really took the time to help me out with everything, including some issues that I was having with my phone. The pickup for the free tour... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 8 nights in one of the twin prison cell rooms. These are quite literally old cells...they have been painted but are very cramped as one might expect. Only other concern would be that a peephole window can be opened from outside the cell in the corridor. Though I would recommend bringing earplugs to this hostel (rather noisy at night),... More 

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Liverpool, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at Clink 78 several times now and i love the place. The last time i stayed, the fire alarm went off at 3am which made me worried as i'm disabled and unable to use the stairs should there be a fire. The next morning, i explained my predicament to the girl on reception who promptly moved me and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is very nice, nice looking. It's an ex Court of justice. There is a very nice kitchen. The rooms were ok but not really good. And the negatice point is there is not any locker inside the room. The bar was amazing, with wonderful bar team. The best ones were surely the French girl Cynthia and the spanish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night in a twin. Can't fault anything. It was one of the cheapest places I could find so I wasn't expecting much, just a clean and comfortable place to stay which is exactly what we got. Staff were good - very helpful. Toilet and shower facilities were fine and were kept clean. Would definately stay again. Only... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a private bedroom for three of us where there is a bunker bed of single bed on the top and double bed in the bottom. The room itself is compact, and there are not many spaces to stand for three of us. But, honestly, it is not a problem. There are places for us to put our stuffs... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in Clink78 for two nights. The staff in the hostel are very kind and helpful. The hostel has a nice kitchen where you can prepare your own food, but it gets very crowded around dinner time, so it is best to either come early or late. There are many places in the hotel so sit and have a... More 

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Hostel_Clink261, Front Office Supervisor at Clink78 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi There Traveller Thank you so much for staying with us and I am glad that you made use of our lovely kitchen and enjoyed our common areas. Unfortunately I do understand about the noise, we do ask our guests to be considerate of others but we can't control if they chose to follow our request. If this happens the... More 

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