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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent I´ve spent 3 nights at this hotel during the time of the olimpics of 2012 and I had everithing I needed to have a memorable time. There was a great atmosphere within the guests and with the staff of the hostel. I was impressed by the complete offer, you have tv room, internet, laundry, music instruments to play and... More 

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

Thanks a lot Magdalena :-) ! We hope to see you back again in the future! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here for 4 night's with my husband and 2 daughter's in a 4 bed dorm I have nothing bad to say about the place it is very well run clean and tidy and the staff are great. We enjoyed staying her so much we have booked again for next month.

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

Hi Nicole, Thanks a lot for your review. We love to hear that :-) ! Great to hear you are coming back next month! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff are very friendly and accommodating. We were booked into the 3rd floor but my friend has a fractured foot so they happily moved us to a room with less stairs (there was a lift but it was out of order). This is a good hostel, I was very happy with how clean and comfortable the private room we... More 

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

Hi, Thanks a lot for your review! Sorry about your friends foot. I'm glad you could change rooms. Lately we have some problems with the lift, but are working on it! The vending machine in the reception area is indeed out of order at the moment, we do have one (and a good quality coffee machine) in the basement. Happy... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Clink78 is a fun and lively hostel that makes it easy to meet fellow travellers and make new friends! It is more suited for young travellers but accommodates for all including families with young children and wheel chair accessible. The kitchen is great for cooking your own meals (to save some money) and front desk is very helpful. Computer use... More 

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

Hi Ashley! Thanks a lot, we love to hear that and great you made some friends in the hostel :-) It was indeed unusual hot for London during your stay, hope you still enjoyed the summer days in the city! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hostel after staying a few nights at St. Christophers bc of how crappy they were. The staff at Clink 78 greeting me immediatley as I came in. They were very friendly about showing me places to go on the map. Once I was able to check in, I was in a 10 bed mixed dorm. Definitely different... More 

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

Hi, Thanks for leaving us your thoughts :-) We love to hear you felt welcomes by the staff! We hope to see you back again soon! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having heard about the history of the Clink and its reputation I decided to check it out on my recent trip to London and was slightly let down. There were some great things there, like the free breakfast, and the TV room is done up very nicely, but there were a number of other elements that let it down. In... More 

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

Hi Rohan, thanks for all you feedback! Sorry about the dust on the shelf, I will make sure to let our housekeeping team know about that! Hope you had a great time in London though! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooms were small yet clean. Showers - not so much, plus the water in the showers was either really cold or really hot. Room was small and stuffy, the windows don't open all the way so it was really hot in the room. Other than that it was nice and the staff was friendly.

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

Hi Robert, Thanks for your review and feedback! We will redo some bathrooms soon. Great to hear you liked the staff :-) Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is super nice and helpful. The private double room is small but okay, we had four sockets and a very comfy bed. Bathrooms, showers and mostly everything was super clean. Breakfast is good. It's a very nice place overall.

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

Thanks a lot Verena! Great to hear you had a good time with us :-) Happy travels! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere was great but it was very hot during summer. I would recommend airconditioning! Though the location is great, near King's Cross (Harry Potter!) and anything in Central London is easy to reach. I would certainly come back during the cooler months :)

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

Thanks a lot! It was unusual hot a couple weeks in London indeed. Unfortunately we can't have air conditioning in the rooms due the monumental status the building has. We do provide fans. See you back again soon hopefully (when summer is over ;-) ) Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at Clink 78 for one night at the tail end of our trip to England. I definitely recommend booking the cell room for 2 (or 4 depending on how many friends your traveling with) if you don't intend to party at the hostel. Although the room was quite small, we were not disturbed by the... More 

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

Hi, Thanks a lot for your nice review :-)! Great to hear you loved the cell rooms! We indeed suggest not to put valuable stuff in the luggage rooms, we have separate lockers for that. Still, we keep an eye and guests can't put their luggage more than one day. Thanks for the feedback about this! We hope to see... 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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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $25 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Clink78 2*
Number of rooms: 100
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