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Clink78 Hostel

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78 Kings Cross Road, London WC1X 9QG, England
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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
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  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Japan
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

There are many young people as same old as me, the staff were friendly, too. I couldn't use shower well because the adjustment of temperature didn't work well and it was coming out only very hot water... But the price was good for me.

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Ingolstadt, Germany
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hostel is centrally located in a peaceful area, 10 min walk from a Tube station. The staff were really friendly in accommodating the luggage and helping in check-in and check-out. The breakfast was okay, nothing special. The rooms were pretty much okay, no particular complaints about it although it could have been much tidier.

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Paris, France
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to London by myself several times (I'm a girl) and I've been in a lot of differents hostels. The clink78 is really among my favorite. I think I've been just lucky to have a bed in a 12beds room with 2 electric plugs just...for me!!!! I was speechless but the configuration of the room made it possible. I... More 

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Orleans, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Holidays in London with my sister and we had a 8 girls room. We slept well except of the street noises (our Windows are face to the big road). Kitchen is very friendly and you can reach internet, watch a film or read in a silent room. If you need some information to move in London, the... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is close to king's cross, so you can reach the sights fast. As the weather was very nice, we could even walk everywhere. We stayed in a private two bed room, it was very clean, the beds were ok. Unhappily the traffic was very loud. For breakfast they had cereals, toast, juice, coffe, tea - everything you need... More 

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

Hi there, Thank you for writing us a nice review. We are very happy to hear that your stay went very well and you liked all the facilities we offer in Clink78. We would love to have you again, but next time please let us know that you would prefer a room that is not on the street side then... More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for two nights in a 10 bed female room. It is a great location five minutes from Kings Cross and the underground and I never felt unsafe if I got back when it was dark. The staff were mostly friendly and helpful (with one exception) and willing to answer any questions or give directions to places around... More 

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

Hi Nicole I would like to thank you for leaving your feedback with us regarding your stay with us here at Clink 78! We are very happy to hear you overall enjoyed your stay with us and had a great experience. Really appreciate your kind words towards our staff, although you seemed to have an issue with one of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good value for the money paid and great location as well. very much pleased with my stay there. It is an ideal location if you to stay in the city center and avoid big hefty price of so called hotels with ***** The breakfast was included in that small price paid which is unbelievable. Although there is not a wide... More 

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

Hi Rama! Thank you so much for sparing some of your time and leaving your feedback with us. We are really stoked that you enjoyed your stay with us and happy to hear you will consider us for your next time and would recommend us to your friends :) From here at Clink 78 we wish you the best on... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived here after a 35 hour flight, at midnight was hard to find at first and had to ask for directions even though I had a map. When we arrived it was rather busy and no one greeted us even though it was obvious we had just arrived as we had our luggage Once at the desk we got told... More 

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

Hi there!! First of all I'd like to thank you guys for sparing some time and dropping us a review. We are sad to hear that you overall didn't enjoy your stay with us here at Clink 78. We apologize if you didn't feel welcome upon arrival and the issue that happened with your booking that meant you were extra... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The good points: mostly clean, staff professional (not friendly or really caring), good location near Kings Cross, breakfast included (but only instant coffee ... urgh) The bad points: very loud (you must bring earplugs, otherwise no sleep), you can only theoretically cook yourself (staff blocking the kitchen), double room very, very small, bed 1,20 m (no way I could have... More 

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

Hi Kirsten! I would like to thank you beforehand for taking some time and leaving your feedback with us from your stay here at Clink 78. We are sad to hear that you didn't thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us although we appreciate your words towards our cleanliness and our staff. Regarding the breakfast options, is good for us to... More 

Cramlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed a few times and I've never been disappointed. The staff are all lovely and helpful. The bar is great and reasonably priced. The wifi as well in the common areas is of a good strength. Plus you can't fault the location close to the tube and central bus routes and close enough to walk to places of interest... More 

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

Hi there!! First of all I would like to thank you for leaving your feedback with us. And, as a returning customer, we would like you to email the next time you visit us to: reception.supervisor@clinkhostels.co.uk, to ensure you have a bottom bunk, and, a free upgrade if available :) We are very happy to hear that you always enjoy... More 

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Clerkenwell
Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site of an ancient meat market which remains in operation today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough time wondering through the area's maze of streets and you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky models passing between Clerkenwell's handful of fashion houses. Far outnumbering the models are craftspeople and designers, many of them are more than happy to welcome visitors into their studios and showrooms.
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