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Clink78 Hostel

2.0 of 5 78 Kings Cross Road, London WC1X 9QG, England
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Rudest staff you'll ever experience, none of them cared about their job. A change of staff with better attitude will make this place 100xs better. The rooms were ok (I've had better in London), breakfast was good, showers didn't work, elevator didn't work, but generally the accommodation was doable for a one night stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a private room which was like an awesome self contained oasis after a day walking around the city. Comfy beds (some may find them too firm), great little shower room in the room. Very small, but quiet (we didn't hear a thing from the bar even though it was super busy) and just perfect for a great nights... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clink 78 has a good location ,fair service and is a pretty clean hostel with a good commonspace. However there is no room for luggage and the water for the shower was cold. Ok value for money, breakfast was ok.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this place is pretty average. The rooms are tiny, with no where to put your luggage. The showers are just awful. Nothing like an ice cold shower in the middle on winter. It is however nice and clean, and a really Good location. But I won't be coming back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It surprised me that the kitchen was so clean for a large hostel like this. There are helpful staffs keep it tidy. The dorm are quite horrible....that I would call it a 'coffin'. So small and you don't have enough plug for your phone. The locker was just enough for your purse.... If you want a quiet place to stay... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clink78 did not live up to its standards it showed online. The dormitories were incredibly small with hardly enough room for luggage etc. The communal bathrooms were not functionable, there was no area to place your belongings without them getting wet or safe. The shower system is frustrating as you have to keep pushing a button to get water through... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its location is okay as it has nice restaurants and cafes nearby. It is a good hostel for travellers who spend all day and night out in London. The breakfast is mediocre and what you'd expect. Its a very tiny room and possibly not big enough for two people. The check in time of 2pm is what annoyed me most... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool they built a hostel in an old court house. Only stayed one night and I thought it was well run. The rooms were nothing fancy but had a bathroom and kettle for tea. The fact there was no soap in the bathroom would be my only complaint. The beds were okay. The noise outside made it difficult to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night before a Topdeck tour the next day, and 1 night when the tour ended. This hostel has some serious issues. We booked for 2 people to stay in a mixed 4 bed dorm. These rooms are very small, both sets of bunk beds are crammed right next to each other with very little room for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a correct place wih a nice location (close to underground). The rooms are a little smalls but it was enough for us. The kitchen is good and you can use it. We slept well and we had a very good time here. Staff helpful.

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Address: 78 Kings Cross Road, London WC1X 9QG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Islington / Clerkenwell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Clink78 Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 100
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