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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clink78 isn't on par with somewhere like Generator in terms of standard, but it ticks a lot of boxes and considering it's price point compared to other Hostels (including those located much further out of Central London) it's great value for money. The undoubtable highlight is the location. The Hostel's street alone has plenty of restaurants of all kinds of... More 

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Thank Elisha U
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Hi Elisha, Thanks a lot for your great review! Great to hear you were exploring the hostel well and you find yourself a secret spacious shower (it was probably the bathroom for disabled guests ;-) ). We are in the process of redoing some showers! We hope to see you back again soon Elisha! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the location leaves much to be desired and the shops in the area seem intent on ripping off anyone who looks like a tourist, this hostel has surprising heart and appeal. So far probably my best experience with a hostel on my backpacking tour. What little issues I had could easily be fixed and most likely will be by... More 

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Thank Matt B
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Hi Matt, Thanks for your nice words and feedback! Great to hear you liked our hostel :-) It has been abnormally hot in London, during your stay. Therefore i can imagine you were craving for some air con. Normally it's not this hot during summer (we wish ;-) ). We do provide vans at the reception. We are also going... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

nice hostel for reasonable price. only negative that heating was not working in our room so it was quite cold in February. breakfast was good and convenient, there was pretty big kitchen. staff was nice and friendly. it was not a problem to extend my stay for one more night.

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Thank Niki V
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Great to hear, thanks Niki! We hope to see you back again soon :-) Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Returning to Clink78 again for my annual London trip. Feeling at home and happy to see Ivan & other smiling faces agàin. Friendly & helpful people, clean place, great location, fantastic kitchen for buffet or help yourself cooking. previous night I was hiding in the library for quiet reading and replying office emails; tonight i will hop over to ClashBar... More 

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Thank kklee1962
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Thanks a lot :-) So great you are enjoying your time and have seen some familiar faces! Have fun! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

Newcastle, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location was excellent, not far from Kings Cross Station but be sure not to mix it up with Clink's other hostel. Staff were so friendly and helpful. Great facilities (common rooms, bar, kitchen) and storage in rooms. Powerpoints for each bed and rooms were very clean. Showers kept turning off after a few minutes. Safety at night was great... More 

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Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Thanks, great to hear that you had a good stay with us :-). We hope to see you back again soon! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in a triple bed several years ago.The room was small but still comfortable.However I stayed in a four bed room with my wife and daughter. The bed was too close as like you slept in a single bed with a stranger.The upper was a bit hot because the window was obstacle by the lower. I think it was... More 

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Thank lamch64
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for leaving us your review! Sorry to hear your experience was less good as your previous one. Our private rooms are more expensive than our dorms, therefore the private rooms are more comfortable. Great to hear you liked the staff :-) Happy future travels! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 8 nights in between other travels. The 8 bed dorms were clean and comfortable compared to other places. Amazing location with all the night spots an easy venture too. The bar is great at night and an easy place to meet fellow travellers. What stood out for me (minus one guy) was how amazingly friendly and helpful... More 

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Thank nathh91
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks a lot, we love to hear that!! Sorry to hear you had one bad experience with the staff. For the rest I'm really happy you had a great time and we hope to see you back again soon :-) Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second round here. The community life here is good and they have a mixed of people coming here to stay. Overall the people here is polite and pleasant. The cleanliness is up to mark despite the high volume of traffic. King Cross tube station is just 8mins away and buses ply the route in front of the... More 

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Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for sharing! We hope to see you back again for your third visit :-) Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Clink for a week and loved it. The location was great, free breakfast was all you can ask for for free (toast, juice, cereal), the people and staff were awesome, the atmosphere was excellent, and in fact better on some nights than going out. My only gripe would be was that my specific room was a bit noisy... More 

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Thank Andrew H
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Wow thanks a lot for that nice review Andrew :-)! We love to hear that! Next time you're staying with us make sure to grab some free ear plugs at the reception for a better night rest. Happy travels! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent, central location, near King's Cross tube. Clean, decent facilities, great hospitality with a nice bar at the basement. I stayed 3 nights with my friends in an 8bedded mixed dorm with private bathroom. The room was extra small. If you book for more people make sure to be able to pay the hole amount by your (or your friends')... More 

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Thank Maria S
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Thanks Maria, great to hear you had a good stay with us :-) We hope to see you back again in the future! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

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Staying in Clerkenwell

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Clerkenwell
Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site of an ancient meat market which remains in operation today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough time wondering through the area's maze of streets and you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky models passing between Clerkenwell's handful of fashion houses. Far outnumbering the models are craftspeople and designers, many of them are more than happy to welcome visitors into their studios and showrooms.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clink is a social and stylish backpacker hostel in a converted court house! Experience a heritage building with a modern twist: internet and TV courtrooms, prison cells, pod beds, self-catering kitchen, funky bar... Judge for yourself! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clink78

Address: 78 King's Cross Road, London WC1X 9QG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Clerkenwell
Price Range: $26 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Clink78 2*
Number of rooms: 100
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