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Clink78 Reviews

78 Kings Cross rd, London, England

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80%

Rating
3699 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

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77%

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.


80%

very good place, nice staff, delicious breakfast


66%

Chambre très petite. Beaucoup de bruit dans l'auberge et chambres mal insonorisées. Idéales pour des personnes en quête de rencontres mais peu recommandables pour des personnes en quête de sommeil !


100%

Probably the best hostel I ever visited. Super cool, lockers, there is a pub/disco inside, amazing breakfast


89%

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.


83%

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.


80%

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


74%

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.


91%

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


100%

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)


60%

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.


80%

Noi abbiamo prenotato una camera privata per tre persone con bagno privato era ottima per noi ma putroppo era troppo piccola per lo spazio all'interno ma tutto il resto compreso la prima colazione incluso nel soggiorno era buona e semplice in quanto abbiamo avuto la possibilitèa ad usare la cucina per la sera, per quanto riguarda il personale è in multi lingue per noi non c'è stato nessun problema, poi avevamo la fermata dell'autobus di fronte all'ostello. Lo consiglio anche ai più meno giovani.


83%

L'ostello è gradevole e soprattutto il personale della reception è stato disponibile e gentile alla richiesta di informazioni.

  • 6th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


83%

Leuk hostel, alles was goed in orde. Behalve het ontbijt en de kluisjes. Daar kan aan gewerkt worden.

  • 3rd Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

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!


80%

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.


94%

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.

  • 30th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Nous avons passé 2 nuits dans l'auberge avec 2 amies. Ce fut un très bon séjour. Le personnel était très sympa. Les chambres petites mais propres avec des lits et des draps propres et confortables. Le petit déjeuner offert le matin est très bien également. L'emplacement de l'auberge est idéal à 10 minutes à pieds de la gare St Pancras. Les rues adjacentes peuvent être un peu bruyante mais c'est un détail. L'auberge est en elle-même est très jolie et il règne une très bonne ambiance.


43%

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.


83%

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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