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Clink78 Reviews

78 Kings Cross rd, London, England

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80%

Rating
4167 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

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77%

The dorms were fairly noisy, and if you sleep on the bottom floor, you can hear the bar music until late at night, but as far as hostel in London goes, this was probably the best deal possible. The location is great - really short walk to Kings Cross station, and the staff was nice as can be and very helpful.


63%

It's always very loud in the kitchen, i wish there was electricity plug provided in every bunk bed so we could recharge our gadgets easily.


57%

Too many people, it's not a YH, it' s a factory! Aged average very young. The security staff is insupportable


57%

The bathrooms were not nice at all and were very dirty. Some of the doors didn't lock. The room was quite small and was very hot in the room. The staff did not seem interested in helping and were not very friendly.

  • 30th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


29%

The room are so hot you can't sleep! They stuff up our booking so we had to book other place. They don't clean the rooms, has we had people leaving why I was these towels still on the floor and food on the floor under there bed. The staff always rude. I WILL NEVER BE GOING BACK.


74%

Really liked that every bed had its own lockable little cubby as well as a reading light. I hated how the wifi didn't work in the rooms though, just in common areas. Overall, good hostel though.


83%

Good location, friendly staff. Small rooms that lack very much free space but beds are comfy and private. Would stay again.


66%

I have stayed at Clink on two other occasions the first time I stayed in one of there cell private rooms. That was a mistake, room cannot handle 2 people and bags. The second time I stayed in a large dorm room and it was good. But on my latest trip I was in a ten 10 bed dorm in the basement with very poor ventilation (so it smells) and the room is clearly too small to jam in 10 beds. The bunk I was in was in between two others, so I couldn't walk down the sides, no shelves or racks for bags.


29%

I would have to say staying at Clink was one of my least favourite hostel experiences. The rooms were so small we had to sleep with our bags on our beds, there weren't enough plugs in the room for everyone to charge their electronics and the bunk beds were awful to climb up/sleep in.


71%

Good points: -The kitchen is large and clean, with great facilities -The bathrooms were clean and I never had to wait for a shower -The breakfast is basic but good Bad points: -There were not enough plug sockets in the rooms for each person to have one -The room had no ventilation and it was hot and stuffy at night -WiFi does not reach the rooms (although it is reliable in the basement and the computer room) -The elevator was broken -The showers were on an annoying 15sec timer

  • 20th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

Pros: Nice location and staff. Good common area with a nice bar and free breakfast was great. Cons: Dorm was a bit hot and noisy (front first floor by the street) and beds could have a bit of space in between. Overall is a nice hostel that I`d recommend.

  • 19th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


71%

The hostel is very funny and cool. The staff there are pretty warm and friendly. But it is really noisy in the night and the room is narrow.


40%

Rooms were stinking hot! Very cramped and with limited fresh air. Wifi did not work in rooms! Although staff were great the services and value for money was very disappointing. Probably wouldn't stay there again.


54%

Was soooo unclean!!! my bed was covered in crumbs from the moment I arrived. Would not recommend, was in a dorm and the staff kept coming in the room and turning the light on 3/4/5am having lengthy conversations with people trying to find them a bed. Poor organisation, very unclean

  • 18th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Great apart from our Private room was next to the 'clash bar' which played horrendous music until 1 and after having busy sightseeing days I could've really of done without !! It was like sleeping in the toilets in a naff club. Really awful taste in music and was the only down side to a great stay here


74%

Overall it was a good time. The staff was hard to judge as a whole because some were rather friendly and helping while others not quite rude but not friendly.


74%

Myself and my friend stayed here for 5 nights, the staff are helpful and friendly. The location is good, not to far from Euston. This hostel for me could be awesome however as a backpacker staying here I was very disappointed with the amount of young people staying here on school trips. I like to meet other travelers when staying in hostels. For a backpacker I wouldn't recommend staying here.


66%

The room is too small and 4 beds are packed tgt which make the room very crowded and tight


94%

Really helpful staff, cool concepts and prison rooms! Bar was fun

  • 14th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


57%

I have never seen 8 beds shoved into such a small space. I've had more space in 12 bed dorms. All the beds are put right next to each other in a row - absolutely no space between the beds. Then there is only a .5 by 2 meter space without beds. My room was right by the bar, which was EXTREMELY loud and kept me up late at night. I enjoy partying, but when I want to go to sleep, I enjoy sleeping. No lockers in the room, either. You have to pay for some downstairs even if you bring a lock.


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