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Journeys London King's Cross Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   54 - 58 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DP, England
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Ranked #298 of 607 Specialty lodging in London
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed in a 15 bed room and it cost around £25 (+ a small card fee - so take cash to spare a bit if you can) which I think is expensive. The rooms get very hot and cramped as there was 4 triple decker bunk beds in one room that was about the size of my bedroom at... More

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Madeira, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I chose this hostel for price and location and was not disappointed. London is a really expensive city and prices for a regular hotel anywhere central are never cheap. If you are on a budget then this place fits the bill. I agree they cram too many beds in a small space, but "you get what you pay for". If... More

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10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It only worth if you are travelling from st pancras or king cross. The size of the room was ridiculous . 12 beds in 20 meters? The showers were not really clean and the staff were not extremely nice. After check out you have to pay two pounds for the left luggage . I would not go again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel was the most expensive in 7 weeks in Europe and was the dirtiest, most crowded and overall worst value hostel of the lot. Stayed in a dorm, so packed you could barely move with everyone's stuff all over the floor, no room to open up you bag. Showers were cold. Kitchen was filthy. Worst thing was the people... More

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Newberg, Oregon
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The rooms are too small in my opinion for any long stay. The stairwells were very narrow and I had difficulty taking my bag up the stairs. They have fire doors every two feet which makes the place seem even smaller. I found the females showers to be too small for me. You need to undress outside and leave your... More

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KingsCrossOperations, Front Office Manager at Journeys London King's Cross Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. Our bunk beds are designed to ensure a good night sleep, with a personal light, power socket, and curtains to give you privacy and the chance to read before falling asleep, rummage in your bag without waking up roommates, and charge your phone, laptop or any other electronic device. Unfortunately space is a luxury in... More

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161 reviews 161 reviews
15 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

As usual for me I found the price if accommodation in London,astounding. This little place is only a few minutes walks from St Pancras Kings Cross Station and the Big Bus pickup. Nothing great to write home about, but comfy beds, breakfast included and cherry helpful people at the front desk 24/7. So really what more do you want.

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Poznan, Poland
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We went on May 2014 and we were rally surprise because it was not as bad as people say on the Internet. We were in the bedroom for 17 people and it is confortable. It doesn't depend on the hostel but on the people that sleep with you. Everything is very well organized because it is a big hostel and... More

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Brno
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92 hotel reviews
354 helpful votes 354 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This hostel has good location, working wifi, my bed was clean. Window could be opened so fresh air/ colder air could come in. Room for 3 persons where I was could be bigger and with a usable seat - the one provided is really bad. The small table was full of dust (probably because noone used it). Showers were clean...anyway... More

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Malmo, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I was living in room 18 on the 3rd 2nd floor. It was a small room for 12 persons. I went there in March so it was not that hot inte the room but I can imagine the heat during the summer. I got the bed at the bottom and I thought it was really comfertable. At least over exspectations!... More

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Address: 54 - 58 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Journeys London King's Cross Hostel 2*
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Welcome to Journeys Kings Cross, the perfect base to explore London on a budget and the ideal choice for young world travellers! Our location, just 1 minute from London's Eurostar Terminal at King's Cross St. Pancras station makes Journeys an ideal base for visitors, providing easy access and transport links to all of the city's most famous attractions, so you can experience London life to the fullest!Walk down Regent's Canal to buzzing Camden Town, famous for its alternative outdoor marketplace and vibrant live music venues, or young and trendy Islington is within easy walking distance. While you're in the area, spend a summer's day in Regent's Park and visit London Zoo. London's famous City and West End are easily accessible and full of things to do from Madam Tussuad's to the London Dungeons! So whether you're here to be part of the bustling nightlife, bask in the city sights and sounds, or to collect fond memories, Journey's King's Cross places you on their doorstep at a price to suit anyone. Ask one of the Journeys Team, who are always willing to help with London insider advice on what to see and how to get around. Also, find our Journeys group on Facebook for more local tips, events, advice from other Journeys Travellers and upcoming Journeys activities.Journeys Kings Cross guarantees you:24 Hour Secure Access.24 Hour Service at Reception.Free linen, sheet, Pillow , Duvet.Free Continental Breakfast.Pancake Sunday! Enjoy free self catered pancakes every Sunday :)Warm and Comfy beds.Luggage Storage Lockers Clean Bathrooms Free Wifi Internet.Lively Communal Areas:Communal Kitchen & Dining Room.Chillout Common Room Wi-Fi Internet Cafe Activities for Travellers:DVD Library.Organised Pub Crawls.Walking Tours. See Reception For: Free Luggage Storage Tickets and tour bookings.Airport Shuttle Transfers.Mobile Chargers and umbrellas.Towel Hire.Iron and Ironing Board.Please note that some of our double room will have additional single bed over the double bed, so the groups of 3 are welcome to use this type of the room. Journeys Guest Promise:Clean , Safe and Comfortable ... more   less 
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