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78 Kings Cross rd, London, England

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4031 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

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Prima hostel op goede locatie van het metro station. De kamers waren veels te klein en het ontbijt viel een beetje tegen


The Clink78 is a hostel located very close to the main train stations in London. But it clearly is a hostel for teenagers coming to London to party. I once fit in this category, but since I was in London for work, the Clink78 was not a good choice.


Clink78 is awesome. any and every time I go to London I will be staying here it is so cool and everything and everyone is so nice and sweet. definitely go there and your standards will be heightened.


very good place, nice staff, delicious breakfast


All good: location, cleanliness, beds comfort, toilets and showers, breakfast. I was disappointed I coundn't find any locker to keep my valuables safe, but the staff told me there are, so don't do as I did and ask if you don't find


Nice place. The best place ever. The building is amazing and there is a bar pretty nice. U should go. The only problem is it is not so near the kings cross station than the other clink.


Chose this hostel for its history and proximity to Kings Cross and the British Library. Favourably impressed by the friendly staff, prime location and excellent value for central London, less so by the courtroom kitsch and fanciful description of facilities. I didn't mind the terrace of bunk beds, but the partitions between them provide privacy at the expense of natural light, and all the reading lights had been disconnected. Good breakfast but kitchen was inaccessible for much of my stay.


stay was good, good atmosphere and nice staff ,only the rooms are too small for 4 persons to sleep + no plugs available for people who are sleeping on the upper bed. But it is good enough for the value for money


Fantastic, helpful staff and nice that breakfast is included. On the downside rooms are small, it's incredibly noisy from road noise and internally, only 1 light in rooms as ones in bunks don't work so when people enter room you wake up, shower temp can't be moderated as just a push a button on a timer thing, not enough plugs in rooms and because the place is so massive there isn't much of an atmosphere.


THIS HOSTEL IS AMAZINGGGGG! Love staying at the Clink78.. Often returned when I need accommodation in the city.. However prices have increased which deters me from staying these days. Great location and the bar and kitchen are so handy. Always loads of people around and meet people from everywhere. Staff are great! Pod beds are great for privacy too.


Staff was very friendly! Cleaning staff cleant the toilets several times per day!


Loved it, great people, great staff, great facilities and fairly cheap Will definately be back and would recommend to anyone!

  • 7th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Apart from the fact that there is a nightclub inside the hostel and the music stays louder until like 2-3am. Apart that they rent the bar/kitchen area to outsiders party's and you can't use it. Apart i heard fightings in the corridors in the night of that party. Apart from all of this, I enjoyed my stay.


One of our party of 3 detected sewer type odors on 3rd floor, and was disappointed to find no wi-fi in the room. Wi-fi available only in common rooms. Apart from that, our stay in a 3 person private room w/toilet & shower was very good. Good location near St. Pancras station. Good free breakfast. Helpful staff. Travel, day-trip services. Easy access to Heathrow from St. Pancras station via Picadilly line Underground! Thanks, Clink!


It was very clean (apart from the terrible mess made by the guests), the staff was friendly, the breakfast nice. We had an electricity problem, which didn't concern me much but kept other people hussling and being noisy - somebody came to fix it at night, which probably means good service, though I would prefer everyone just to calm down, turn of the lights and fix it in the morning - that is because I come to hostels to sleep. One thing the hostel lacked was lockers for personal belongings.


Very spatious and clean hostel. Possibly the best London hostel I've stayed in so far. Nothing to complain about really, except for maybe the early check out time. Also had problems reaching the Wi-Fi from our bedroom.


I've stayed in hostels all over Europe and North America, some great and some bad. This was the first time I've not stayed at a place because I was uncomfortable staying there. Bathrooms were disgusting. Beds have awkward set up, especially for women. Didn't stay the night. No refund given. Wouldn't recommend.


When We arrived, there was a large crowd drinking and smoking outside the front door. Once inside seemed secure and the autmosphere was nice till we arrived in our room. 3 bunk beds shoved together with a piece of wood separating the beds. Then on the other side another 2 sets of beds. Not enough outlets and you slept with a piece of wood separating you and the person next to you. Not what was expected. Very disappointed.


No wifi in the rooms means travellers are glued to their screens in the lobby and such. Very hard to meet new people


Great value for money. I would definitely recommend Clink78.

  • 24th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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