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The Dictionary Hostel, Shoreditch, London

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8.1
Fabulous 2,083 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.7
  • Security 8.6
  • Location 9.0
  • Staff 8.4
  • Atmosphere 7.8
  • Cleanliness 7.2
  • Facilities 7.6
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8.1
Fabulous 2,083 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.7
  • Security 8.6
  • Location 9.0
  • Staff 8.4
  • Atmosphere 7.8
  • Cleanliness 7.2
  • Facilities 7.6
The Dictionary Hostel, Shoreditch, London Located at 10-20 Kingsland Road, , London.
The Dictionary Hostel, Shoreditch, London
England
London London E2 8DA 10-20 Kingsland Road
81% 2083
51.5276360 -0.0779128
The Dictionary Hostel, Shoreditch, London
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  • Anonymous
  • Scotland, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
24th Sep 2016
6.0

An OK hostel. Bed was comfortable and shows in room OK. But the club downstairs and noisy street outside make sleeping hard without earplugs etc. The staff ate fine but not partiuculatly helpful or friendly. They don't check you know where the kitchen/bathroom/lockers are etc.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
24th Sep 2016
8.9

Really good location on Shoreditch high street and a 10 minute walk from Liverpool st station that connects to central lomdon. Good. value for money. Stayed 1 night in a 16 bed mixed dorm and had no issues. Shower room was very small but clean enough. Checkout was 10am

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
23rd Sep 2016
9.1

I loved the location and the staff at this hostel. My only complaints are the actually room and bathroom. The room has a slightly musty smell (of course when you have 16 people sleeping in the same space) so it would be nice if they had a way to get more fresh air into the rooms. The bathrooms where incredibly old, fixtures rusted and tiles broken with discolored grout. The bathrooms really need to be remodeled because even after cleaning they did not look good.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
23rd Sep 2016
6.0

Fire alarms went off 4 times through the night. Ceiling and pipes throughout the building leaking and large buckets of water everywhere to catch the water. A dirty hostel.

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 5 reviews
14th Sep 2016
8.3

Only stayed here one night, although my experience was pleasant. The location is the main draw, bang in the middle of Shoreditch. The facilities are decent and the staff were helpful, the bathrooms could have been cleaner, but it's a hostel you get what you pay for. There's a cool bar next door and the atmosphere is good. They have a max 14day stay so everyone is another visitor; rather than a Londoner living there using it as a flat...

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
13th Sep 2016
8.0

There was no hot water while I stayed which was VERY off-putting. I understand that these things happen, but the hostel made no attempt to offer a discount or anything. It also took far too long to fix. Fixing this should have been a top priority and it wasn't.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
10th Sep 2016
9.1

Rooms can get really hot, but get drunk to fix this your in shoreditch, the place is awesome.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
9th Sep 2016
5.7

Was rather disappointed by this place given that it had such high reviews. The rooms and bathrooms were dirty, mould growing up the walls. Only one power point board per room; so frustrating when your stuff is across the room and you need it. And very, very noisy! Above a pub and on a main street with sirens going off nearly every half hr - so pack ear plugs. Good things would be closeness to train stations, only a 10 min walk away and complimentary breaky.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
8th Sep 2016
4.6

There are so many better options in London.

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
5th Sep 2016
7.7

It was a nice hostel except for the fact that my dorm was on the street side and the windows didnt close properly so it was so loud at night time, with the buses and cars and people carrying on outside. Also my locker under the bed was broken so had to use another, luckily there was a spare as the room wasn't full. The bathroom was ok, the toilet floor looked like it hadnt been cleaned in a while but the shower looked clean enough.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness

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