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The Dictionary Hostel

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10 - 20 Kingsland Road | Shoreditch, London E2 8DA, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes I mean it and over last few months I've stayed in a few. Plus I've stayed in some more upmarket places. Good value nice service and will stay again. Need more places like this espcially in East London

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean, comfortable, nice mixture of guest. Pleasantly surprised. Would definitely go back. Really good value for money and very contemporary. Was pleased to find a very clean shower. As it is so modern the bed was very comfortable.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfectly situated, with nice and friendly staff. The free breakfast is yummy and everything is clean. And it's cheap ! If you're looking for somewhere to stay in Shoreditch just stop wondering and book there

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Regensburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant, freaky hostel in a cool area! The rooms are clean and have this unique warehouse style :) The people are friendly and know the area well, so you can ask them for advise etc. All in all I really enjoyed my stay! :)

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Ile-de-France, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicest Hostel around London, clean rooms and great location. Very good value for money! First hostel I stayed in where they actually prepare your beds. You can also store your luggage for the day which is great

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at the hostel when visiting London for a weekend break. It was great! The interiors were cool and had a real independent style. No boring run of the mill corporate stuff. After a fresh bagel for breakfast I then had another in brick lane #addicted. My room had plenty of space unlike the usual sardines in a can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

- This hostel is quite nice indeed. - We were not greeted immediately which would have been nice - The room had a swing inside which was AWESOME (: - The bathroom could have been cleaner but it was not awful - The room could have smelled better but you can't control the roommates body odors. - Free WiFi was... More 

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DictionaryHostel, General Manager at The Dictionary Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us! :) I am so happy to hear your positive comments, but as you point out, there is always room to improve, so reviews like this help us to focus our efforts in the right places :) We love the swing too - so much fun. I'm glad you enjoyed it. We try... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came with my girlfriend and stayed Easter bank holiday in a private double room (J). Room was quite small but they have definitely put a lot of effort into the design. This is what i would call a design hostel and definitely not a youth hostel like i remember staying in during my gap year when I went backpacking in... More 

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DictionaryHostel, General Manager at The Dictionary Hostel, responded to this review

Wow, such a great review! Thank you for appreciating the effort we have put into renovating the double room. :) It was worth all the effort in the end! Backpacking certainly has changed in the last few years - there's no need to slum it any more. Some media have even been calling us a 'poshtel' :) I hope you'll... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a bad hostel at all, in trendy Shoreditch, safe and friendly environment, reminded me of hostels in S.E.A.! Breakfast a real bonus, and good chance to meet people from all over the world :) ○○●●□□■■

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DictionaryHostel, General Manager at The Dictionary Hostel, responded to this review

First off, congratulations on your success in our Easter raffle! ;) Glad to hear you had such a positive experience with us - that's what we like to hear!! I'm sure there's still lots left for you to discover in Shoreditch, so I hope you'll come back to stay with us again soon! :) All the best. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with my friend in the larger coed room. It felt clean, and I had a good night sleep. But the bathroom smelled terrible the whole time we were there. I had to take a quick shower and hold my breath because it was so smelly. The staff is very exclusive too. We came down for breakfast and... More 

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DictionaryHostel, General Manager at The Dictionary Hostel, responded to this review

Hi there. Thanks for your valuable feedback. Oh no! So sorry to hear about the smell in the bathroom. :( I have put it to the top of our maintenance manager's to do list and he should be looking at it right away. There are other showers you can use in the meantime in the communal areas, but that is... More 

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