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Clink78 Hostel

2.0 of 5 78 Kings Cross Road, London WC1X 9QG, England
#175 of 625 Hotels in London
850 Reviews 3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Location
    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

*Location is really good.Very close to king's cross and st. pancras. Lots of metro lines to choose from *The service was good, very nice people. *The rooms are really really small. You can't be all in the room standing, just enough space for the bunk beds and the suitcases *The showers in the basement were hot. So so so hot,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

what's average: 1- location. a tad of a walk to KK, if you're looking for a station around the corner, not so here 2- bar is downstairs, no smoking. 3- smoking is done on the stairs outside 4- breakfast 5- bathrooms and showers are shared in a hallway

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Clink261_Hostel, Front Office Manager at Clink78 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi there! Thanks for taking your time and leaving your thoughts with us! We are sorry to hear that your stay was only "average" when we try to make it amazing for our guests. We hope we will do better next time though :) Hope to see you again Anna More

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is pretty average, The rooms are small and it was really hot so trying to sleep was hard and also had no blinds so the sun would wake me up at 5am. The hostel staff were nice and helpful its in a great location and its cheap so if you're on a budget its great but I wouldn't... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whatever you do, don't choose a 10 bed bedroom. Not even the girls 'Deluxe'. I stayed for a total of 5 nights and found that the variety of girls who stayed there during that time were SO disrespectful - up all night, talking, coming in the room in the middle of the night on the phone and turning the light... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great facilities, great staff, great location, great party atmosphere. I would not stay here if I was over 30. Or if you were looking for a quiet peaceful hostel (do they exist). For London it was also relatively cheap. Generator hostel was way more expensive but it seemed much the same. I had a room of 8 people and the... More

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Clink261_Hostel, Front Office Manager at Clink78 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi there! Many thanks for the feedback! It's good to hear that you had a great stay with us and enjoyed the building and facilities! If you are looking for a quiet hostel, Clink 261 might be a good option! It is smaller, quieter and doesn't have a bar (you can then bring your own alcohol as there is not... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not get a 8 bunk room. It was soo small, there was no room to put my bags and was hard to breath in there at times. The showers were small and dirty and smelt like piss. The toilet in the room was even worse. Easily the worst hostel I've been to. The bar is very good and there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I 1st booked a room at this hostel I did it for the same reason as the majority of people do because it was cheap!! And as such I had expected the quality of services to be very low. Well it was a very pleasent surprise indeed. My room was immaculately clean. The bed was just soo comfortable I... More

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Clink261_Hostel, Front Office Manager at Clink78 Hostel, responded to this review

Hello! Many thanks for this awesome feedback :) We are super pleased to hear that the hostel went beyond your expectations and that you had a great experience! We are always trying our best to make the guests happy - it's great to know it works :) As for the breakfast, we look into different options but semi skimmed milk... More

Brooklyn, NY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been dreading this one. I feel like doing paragraph-ish bullets so it won't FEEL like I'm doing a lot of typing. *The solo showers on the main level smells like pure piss. *I wasn't made aware that you had to request bottom bunks. *I fell off the top bunk mere minutes after getting up there. *The lady at the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Noisiest hostel I've ever stayed in. The building is very cool, but they didn't spend any money on sound-proofing, have rooms on the same level as the bar/lounge, and expect guests to sleep with earplugs in.

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Clink261_Hostel, Front Office Manager at Clink78 Hostel, responded to this review

hi there! Many thanks for your time and the feedback! Sorry to hear you didn't fully enjoy your stay because of the noise! We know that the rooms n the basement are sometimes a little noisier (we sell them as part of a special package at a reduced price) If you encounter this problem, just come to reception and we... More

Annaba, Algeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the location is the most important thing its 7 min walk from Kings cross station (zone1), the staff also are friendly and helpfull plus they are multilingual (French, Arabic, Polish, Spannish, Portuguese,...), the place is clean and tidy, good breakfast provided free, WiFi vailable in the ground floor and the kitchen. the price is very reasonable suitable for budget people.... More

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Clink261_Hostel, Front Office Manager at Clink78 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi there! thanks for the super positive feedback and amazing ratings! We are delighted to hear that your experience was a good one and you could fully enjoy your stay with us :) The wifi works in most rooms in the basement, sorry to hear it didn't work in yours! Next time just pop in reception and we can have... More

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Address: 78 Kings Cross Road, London WC1X 9QG, England
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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