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Clink78 Reviews

78 Kings Cross rd, London, England

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82%

Rating
3362 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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83%

Nice place to rest and stay in London - good location, helpful staff and basic breakfast included. I do fully recommend.

  • 20th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi! Many thanks for your great feedback! We hope to see you in here again shall you return to London! Kind regards The Clink Team

100%

Everything OK

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

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there! Thanks for your feedback! Hope to see you again! Kind regards The Clink Team

74%

Complimentary breakfast could use some improvement. Instant coffee, cereal, and toast. If you don't like cereal (which I don't) it wasn't really worth showing up for. Even some fruit would be nice. Many hostels at least have that. Having the baggage room is also not the best strategy I feel. Lots of hostels have lockers in rooms which is a lot more convenient than going down to the basement to grab any stuff you need. Overall though, I think it was a good hostel to stay at chiefly for the price

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there! Thanks for the feedback! We are currently working on improving our breakfast variety and add some staff to what we have already (hot and cold drinks, cereals, toast, jams, cheese and nutella). The luggage room is for people checking in and out, in between we usually advise everybody to keep the luggage in the room. We have some small free lockers in the room and also some outside! Come to us next time, we will gladly show you where they are! Kind regards The Clink Team

100%

Great value for money, took a double room with en suite and apart from the loudness of the pipes (as we were next to the bathroom) and people talking outside the door it was a really good stop over.

  • 7th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, thank you for the review. Hope to see you again at Clink. Clink Team.

89%

-ve: not exactly central, it's about 10-15 min walk from kings cross station.. But then easily connected via tubes. Also, can't control hot or cold water in shower since it has 1 push button (but hot water was always available) :) ve: place is very clean, safe, and staff are very nice and helpful! 10/10 for the staff :D pubs in london close at 11 while d 1 at d hostel closes at 2am! Fantastic!! Cheap prices at the bar and good b'fast.. Also nice atmosphere! Would definately recomand it!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there! Thanks for your great review! We are happy you had a good stay and liked our hostel and staff! :) For the showers, we have some without the push button, so don't hesitate to come at reception and ask us where they are next time you visit London! Kind regards The Clink Team

91%

although it is not so easy to find the hostel in darkness,the location of it is great! The only thing need to improve is to have ovens. It may more convenient to heat pizza!!!!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there! Many thanks for your feedback! We are happy you had a good stay with us and hope to see you again! The Clink Team

89%

Loved Clink 78, great atmosphere and good location - very easy to get to from the Underground

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi! Thanks for your positive feedback!! We are happy you enjoyed your stay here and hope to see you gain! Enjoy the rest of your travels! The Clink Team

83%

I'm a huge fan of Clink 78, it's really close to Kings Cross/Euston station, has a lot of restaurants. The staff is very helpful and the place is really well kept.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, thank you for your comment. Hope to see you soon. Clink Team.

86%

rooms r way tiny n not much room to move othr then that everythings good own bar etc

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there! Many thanks for your feedback! We are glad you liked it in here and hope you will be back shall you return to London! Kind regards The Clink Team

100%

Favourite place to stay in London! Always an awesome time! Thanks Clink78!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, thank you for the review. We're glad you've enjoyed your stay. See you soon. Clink Team.

86%

Front desk staff were great, downstairs bar staff, not so friendly. Also push button showers were extremely annoying.


100%

everyyhinl was good except the WiFi was so bad

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you for the excellent ratings. See you soon. Wi-FI speed has been fixed now. Clink Team.

54%

Clink78 is a big hostel. There are a lot of guests. They have nice lounges rooms. But overall the hostel feels impersonal more like a motel. Free wifi but you have to pay 1 pound for usage of the computers. There are a few available lockers, or you have to pay for them. There is a room in the basement for storing everybody's luggage. My room was very noisy because it was next to a road and there were no curtains which did not help.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, thank you for your review. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your stay. There are small lockers for valuables on top of every bed, just your own padlock is needed. The luggage is for storing before check-in or check-out. Clink Team.

20%

it is too noisy and not clean, and the room is very small that you hard to move

  • 28th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


71%

Appreciated being able to leave bags in a locked room before and after check-in. Great location to kings cross station and breakfast was fine. Would have appreciated bigger showers because hard to bring stuff in with you. The walls are quite thin: could hear everything going on outside your room and down the hall. Overall enjoyed our stay and would go back again.

  • 28th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, thank you for your review. We're glad you've enjoyed your stay. see you soon. the clink Team.

80%

I loved the location, and that the security was great. I also know that you get what you pay for but could y'all add some healthy choices to breakfast? I would have just loved some fruit even. Maybe an apple, wouldn't cost the hostel too much.

  • 27th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


57%

The hostel looks atmospheric, but what I found really awful were the dorms. I stayed in a 10 beds female dorms and it was terrible, because the rooms are packed with bunkbeds, and there is nothing else. No boxs for own belongings, no shelves, no one hook where hanging a coat. So everything was on the floor and everyone had to trample on it. Bunkbeds are vertical to the wall and attached to one other: if you are in the down bed, you feel like in a grave. The heating was inadequate. A nightmare


80%

Stayed here in a private room one night before going on a Top Deck trip. It was fine, but very very loud for a Monday night when I had to be up at 5am. I paid the extra for a private room (60 quid for one night) to try to get some peace and quiet, but the whole hostel was just loud, it felt like people were screaming outside my door until 2am.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, Thank you for your review. We apologise if your room was noisy. Please, next time report it to reception. We will do our best to accommodate you somewhere else in the building. The Clink Team.

74%

Small double room, noisy. good decoration of the environment; well equipped kitchen and large. Full breakfast, located 15 minutes walk from the subway or 5 minutes of a Barclays (bicycle) station. Shared generally flooded (female) bathroom. Have to pay to use the computer. Internet does not work in some places in the hostel.


80%

everything was good except the WiFi was so bad .

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi there, thank you for leaving us a review. We're glad you've enjoyed your stay. Sorry about the wi-fi being slow, we've fixed the the speed of the wi-fi now which is fast now.

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