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Clink78 Reviews

78 Kings Cross rd, London, England

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82%

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3349 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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91%

Brilliant hostel in Kings Cross but if you want any sleep, ask for anywhere but the basement. Brilliant kitchen facilities, in house bar, great basic breakfast and free wi-fi Not so good was the activation of the fire alarm at 5am, it was at this point i realised I wasn't on the best floor, being disabled.

  • 24th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there! Thanks for the positive feedback and great rating! We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us, the kitchen and other facilities! As for the basement, it is true the rooms near the bar are noisier but our 24/7 reception staff is always happy to help you move rooms and find the best place for you :) Hope to see you again! Safe travels

83%

Amazing place to meet people. Really big. Hostel use to be a prison/courthouse.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there! Thank you for the great feedback and rating! We are happy you had a good stay and enjoyed yourself :) We hope to see you again shall you come back to London! Safe travels!

83%

Great hostel, but incredibly expensive--I think that just might be because everywhere in London was expensive, but it was 38 quid for one night in a 10-person communal room, which seems very steep to me.


80%

Service was friendly and the environment provides a safe and relaxing atmosphere. All the while making the stay feel contemporary and cool.

  • 20th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Great, cheap place to stay. So close to the underground friendly staff. The clash bar is unreal you don't really have to go out to drink.

  • 20th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Friendly staff, great vibe and social hostel. Tidy rooms and great breakfast.


77%

The hostel itself is nice. Great atmosphere and looks just like pictures. The 10bed female delux room was a great size and not too many stairs for carrying luggage. Bathrooms smelled terrible though and the shower was a pain. Sometimes hot, sometimes cold, and you had to press it repeatedly to keep it on. Room great, showers terrible.


91%

Awesome hostel. Activities were set up every night. Actually tried to stay here again but it was all booked... Lively atmosphere so it was easy to come alone and meet new people


69%

This place is fine providing you dont want to sleep. Its a party hostel. A loud announcement throughout the hotel about bar events and prices puts an end to an early night and the never end drunk people put an end to sleeping later on. I did not get the room type I booked.


97%

This hostel was brilliant. Good common areas, quality breakfast, and solid facilities. Also it had a very helpful staff. Nothing is of the most pristine quality, but as far as hostels go, this one felt remarkably tidy and well organized. Great hostel.


77%

Another nice stay in the Clink. lol I've stayed in both clinks in the Kings Cross area and this one is my favorite. It is a little further walk than the other one (about 10-12 minutes walk from the train station with suitcases in tow) but it has a livelier scene. I did enjoy my rooms sleeping arrangements. The sturdy bunk beds were all on one wall and had privacy walls alongside each bed. Each bed had a light and there was plenty of space under then bed for a large suitcase.


86%

Very nice hostel for maybe a younger crowd. Being less interested by the party life, I would have preferred a cozier and quieter, less crowded place. Nevertheless, a nice stay and great facilities.


94%

Very fun and energetic place to be!

  • 15th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

A great vibe and a good place to be


80%

Nice place to stay in London - one of the better hostels. Great kitchen and court room relax area. Also they allow you to keep your bags in storage for the whole day and into the evening if you need to / convenient if you have a night flight.


97%

Great hostel! The location was close to King's Cross Station, which was convenient. The rooms were nice and comfortable and the travel shop on-site made it easy to organise tours and other activities. The range of facilities was also excellent.


80%

A good hostel

  • 12th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


66%

It's summer and the rooms were stinking hot - literally. We had tiny window to let in fresh air in a room of 10 girls. The room only had 4 power points for 10 girls trying to charge their phones. The showers were tiny and had nowhere for you to place your clean and dry clothes to get changed into after your shower plus you had to constantly press a button to keep the water flowing and you couldn't change the temperature. On the positive side - there was free wifi and a decent enough breakfast.


91%

Had an awesome time at Clink. The front desk was awesome and very helpful to find some good food/sights around the city. We had pretty good beds and roommates with decent privacy. The bar downstairs was really fun on the beer pong night (wednesday). We met some good buddies who were actually traveling around Europe doing roughly the same trip as us.

  • 11th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

There seems to be a conflict of interest in running a bar well not the wee small hours when the prime business is providing a venue for sleeping.

  • 10th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Mixed Group, 41+
  • (1 review)


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