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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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Malmo, Sweden
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Truro, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't actually stay at the hotel but arrived late as planned for an overnight stop. I was to be charged in excess of £76 for a double bedded room with single occupancy. On arrival I was concerned- when showed the room the bedding appeared to be dirty- although I was informed it had be changed, the duvet which was... More

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Aalborg, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All in all it was an okay hostel if you are staying for a few days. It was very run down, and the dorms where very packed, but the beds have curtains for privacy.. Too bad my curtain was broken... The place wasn't that clean, and there was nowhere to put your bags safely, during my visit the police even... More

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Hull, UK
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21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here so I could walk around London from Kings Cross Station and it was perfect for that close to the station and not far from the rest of London. It was my first time at a private hostel, stayed at Youth Hostel Association places in the past. I was impressed by how organised the place was with codes... More

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Hobart, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a train to catch from St Pancras the next morning, so checked into the 17 person dorm for the night. You are packed in like sardines, but the beds have curtains, lights and a powerpoint which makes it a little more private. The place wasn't terribly clean, with the showers quite dirty and mouldy. The shower was more... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The hostel was nice enough nice rooms and good security but the breakfast was not, every morning I went down for breakfast there was hardly anything left - the sugar was almost run out with lots of bits of coffee in it and hardly any orange juice.in it. But not bad. I rented a locker at £2 a day which... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment, we do appreciate it a lot. We do apologise for your unpleasant experience. We have taken serious actions and the suspected person was asked to leave the hostel. We hope that despite this fact you will consider staying with us again in the future! More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Ok so the hostel wasn't super clean but I loved the quirkiness and the curtains around the beds, which were very welcome in my 9-man dorm. This hostel is cheap, very close to both Camden and Kings Cross and is a great place to meet fellow travelers. I had a very enjoyable breakfast in the little courtyard. Would stay here... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I staied at this hostel for 3 nights with my friends. I choose the 9 female bedroom. This hostel is very central in London, 3 minutes far there is King's Cross Station, with trains and subway, and on the same street, Caledonian Road, there is the overway, so it's very easy to move and visit whatever you want. The guys... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I came here with my boyfriend to meet up with our friends that live near London, only to be given a room we hadn't booked! We booked a double bedded room, and we ended up with shared dorms with 15 other people. We were also disgusted by the sight of the dirty and unclean kitchen, and toilets. Truly dreadful. The... More

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Additional Information about Journeys London King's Cross Hostel

Also Known As:
Journeys London King`s Cross Hotel
Journeys London King`s Cross Hotel London
Journeys London King's Cross Hostel England
Address: 54 - 58 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #299 of 580 Specialty lodging in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Journeys London King's Cross Hostel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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