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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Masterton, New Zealand
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I felt the advertising for the hostel should have emphasized (before booking) that the hostel focussed on young people and partying. I'm not grouching, but if I had known I may have chosen somewhere quieter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walked in and straight away was met with energetic, friendly staff! There is always and organised event, and the location is great! Shoreditch is an amazing place, and it's not hard to reach the rest of London via transport! Was nice and clean and the lockers under the bunks are good! Wifi is a little bit of a struggle to... More 

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Marburg, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I didn't enjoy my stay at this hostel. My room was directly next to the courtyard, and other guests were there late into the night making a lot of noise. The room was also much too small for 6 people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My favourite hostel that I've ever stayed in. The staff are awesome, organising nights out around the local area most nights I was there. The kitchen is really good and the whole place has a very social atmosphere, making it very easy to meet new people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed there for 4 nights and haven't regretted not one minute of it. Clean, very nice, located close to a station 10 minutes away from the centre of the city. Staff are very friendly and willing to help in any questions, I even ordered a package that was well kept after till I got there:) Very recommended!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was in this hostel for 3 nights, to discover the City and find a flat. The public room is really comfortable (table, chairs, easy chairs) and really good music. Soft but trendy. The breakfast was also totally complete (fruit juices, tea, bread, butter...)

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Glencoe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Dictionary is fairly large but felt smaller. Staff were very welcoming although I didn't really need to ask them much past check in. Rooms are cleaned everyday. Only issue is lack of power points in the rooms which can be problematic for everyone with Smartphones. However can be managed. Wifi is good, showers were good. Great spot full of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hostel was exceptional in terms of customer service and cleanliness. The place is amazing and very clean and tidy. The free breakfast is also okay with a wide variety ...night life,good people and if you think about how to enjoy london come in Shoreditch! Crazy place!you will love it!

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my stay here. The staff were friendly, the location was great and the cafe next door was awesome. The rooms were minimal but had everything you needed (plug socket and little shelf by bed and cage for belongings). I didn't get much time to hang out in the hostel but it seemed like a good place to... More 

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Somma Vesuviana, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect central location, easy walk to sights, shops & restaurants. The owners and staff are absolutely charming and helpful, the rooms are comfortable and cleaned every day (beds made, showers cleaned, etc.)

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