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Clink 261 Hostel

2.0 of 5 261 - 265 Gray's Inn Road | Kings Cross, London WC1X 8QT, 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Clink261 in Greys Inn road is fabulous. Chilled, glamour clean, hygienic, well run,and organised. I would recommend it to fellow travellers on a budget. Lovely, felt like home. Breakfast was great. Room 3, was where I was, situated on the ground floor was great for getting around.

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Clink78_Hostel, Reception Supervisor at Clink 261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Your words made my day :). I'm especially happy that Clink felt like home. Hope to see you again soon! Enjoy your travels! Agata More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually don't sleep in hostels, but the city was full and the prices were too high, so I had to opt for this new experience. The reception gives you the right impression of this fresh hostel! Once you join the concept of sleeping in a room with strangers, I think Clink can be the a good choice! Rooms are... More 

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Clink78_Hostel, Reception Supervisor at Clink 261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for starting your hostel experience from Clink261! I'm glad you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again. Enjoy your travels! Agata More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting london for just a few days and needed a last minute hostel. after looking online I came across the clink 78 hostel which awesome as it looked was unfortunately fully booked. it led me to this one which seemed good enough for price and location, it is just a short walk from kings cross. upon arriving the... More 

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Clink78_Hostel, Reception Supervisor at Clink 261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, thank you very much for your feedback and for your nice words, I had a big smile on my face while I was reading your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay in Clink and I hope you will come back soon. Have a lovely day. Kind Regards, Federica More 

Ibiza, Spain
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really impressed with the cleanliness of the hostal. However, the four bed dorm was really extremely small. Never had been to such a small room. Given the fact, that the staff is friendly, helpful and the room was very clean, I give a four star rating. If you're not too claustrophobic, this is your thing. Especially for one... More 

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Clink78_Hostel, Reception Supervisor at Clink 261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for your feedback! I'm happy to read your compliments about the staff and the cleanliness of our hostel, as you know we always try our best to make our guest's stay the best one. Regarding the small room I suggest you to try a bigger rooms on your next stay, as they're more spacious. Reception is 24 hours... More 

Monument, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a good place near Cross station, which can pretty much take you anywhere in London, it seems to be a good neighborhood, especially at night. I stayed in a 10 bed woman's dorm, it wasn't filled, as it was November. The downstairs kitchen and common area were well used, and the kitchen was really well equipped. The beds had... More 

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Clink78_Hostel, Reception Supervisor at Clink 261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your feedback. I' m glad to hear your kind words and that you enjoyed our facilities. Regarding the beds, I'm sorry to read this, I'll make sure to make your stay more comfortable on your next visit. Have a nice day. Kind regards, Federica More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The location is okay. It's a five-or-so minute walk from King's Cross, which is a well connected station in London. The staff tries hard to be nice but the rooms and bathrooms are not good! The bedroom with three beds is too small and has NO bathroom. You are obliged to share with all the other guests. The window in... More 

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Clink261_Hostel, Reception Supervisor at Clink 261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry that overall you didn't enjoy your stay. Clink261 offers budget accommodation and all the rooms are with shared bathroom facilities - we clearly state that on all booking websites. However, in our sister hostel, Clink78, for a bit higher price you can book an en-suite room. We're upgrading private rooms there at... More 

Crotone, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I lived for about ten days in this nice hostel nearby King's Cross station, so London City center, and I'm very sutisfied to have chsen it. There's a good level of customer service, cleaned rooms, and the best thing is the living room truly comfortable, with couches and tv, pc station and a big kitchen for all the clients. There's... More 

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Clink261_Hostel, Reception Supervisor at Clink 261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your nice words and promoting Clink with your positive review! :) I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, especially common rooms. Unfortunately for the moment we don't have space for more bathroom facilities but guests are welcome to use all available toilets and showers in the building. Hope to see you again at Clink. Enjoy your travels!... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is a cool hostel to stay in. I stayed in a mixed dorm of 16(not sure, can't rem..) at first you'll see all sorts if people basically seems like looking for a an opportunity in London. But they're nice,just make sure keep your things locked and safe at all times. The hostel has fully equipped super clean and cool... More 

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Clink261_Hostel, Reception Supervisor at Clink 261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, I'm smiling reading these words! That's great you enjoyed your stay so much. Regarding the sockets - for now the individual plugs are available in smaller dorms (for 10, 8, 6 and 4 people) but we're happy to charge guests devices at the reception. Please, do come again to London and stay at Clink :) Enjoy your travels! Agata More 

Letterkenny, Ireland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights while in London. Good location, right beside the Kings Cross station and St Pancreas to catch the Eurostar. Staff were friendly and helpful when asked for directions or info. I booked a 4 bed female room, the room was very small and cramped for four people. There was barely enough room for everybody suitcase, at... More 

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Clink261_Hostel, Reception Supervisor at Clink 261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your feedback! I'm glad you liked the staff and facilities and you're happy to come back. I suggest that next time you may try bigger dorm, 8 or 10 bedded, as they're more spacious. We have 24/7 reception so please report any issue with the other guests. Hope to see you again soon! Enjoy your travels! Agata More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

There was no wifi in the rooms. The rooms were tiny, an there was no female bathroom on the third floor which was inconvenient. The common room was quite big an there were lots of room for all the guests. A big tv so you could watch the soccer.

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Clink261_Hostel, Manager at Clink 261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hello! Many thanks for leaving a review. We have many types of rooms, so next time you could take a bigger one with more space between beds. Just ask to our staff and they will do their best :) We hope to see you soon Safe travels Ale More 

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Address: 261 - 265 Gray's Inn Road | Kings Cross, London WC1X 8QT, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Camden / Primrose Hill , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
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Hotel Class:2 star — Clink 261 Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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