Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

28+ days before arrival: the 20% deposit paid will not be refunded
-28 days before arrival: no-refund given

Additional Terms and Conditions

You will be asked to pay a 20% non-refundable deposit within the week of your booking.

One group leader will be required to give a credit card upon arrival for a “Group Deposit”. This will need to be the card holder. We will pre-authorize the card for £300 in case of breakage or for not respecting coach stopping/parking rules.

Full T&Cs will be emailed to you at the time of booking

Additional Info:

● Groups of more than 15 pax booking through this website will be required to pay a 20% deposit at the time of booking which is non-refundable. The remaining balance will have to be paid 4 weeks prior arrival
● We accept groups from age 12+.
● One group leader will be required to give a credit card upon arrival for a “Group Deposit”. This will need to be the card holder. We will pre-authorize the card for £300 in case of breakage or for not respecting coach stopping/parking rules.
● If your group is arriving by coach, make sure to contact us for information on where to stop and park.
● If you do not inform us by email on when booking we cannot guarantee for your group to be in the same rooms and depending on availability your booking might be cancelled.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Clink 78 – The place to be for backpackers

Why Clink78?

With all of London’s popular attractions just a short tube journey away and a basement bar full of like-minded travellers – Clink78 is the place to be for backpackers visiting the UK capital.

Immerse yourself in London's historic past and soak up the atmosphere at this former courthouse turned lively hostel in the heart of King's Cross.

ClashBAR, Clink78’s basement entertainment venue, is the place to head for DJ nights, live music, pool/table football and great drinks deals. If you’re lucky, you can also catch artists creating or musicians performing as part of the hostel’s ClinkCREATIVE program. The ClashBAR is open daily between 6PM and 2AM.

As well as our all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet we also offer fresh Pizza from the ClashBAR.

Our reception is open 24/7 so there’s always someone available if you need help!

Clink78 offers a mixture of private rooms and dorms, some of which have en-suite bathrooms.

All of our beds come with reading lights, USB ports to charge your electronic devices and secure lockers for your belongings. Bed linen is also provided.

Every day the hostel serves a great value all-you-can-eat buffet style breakfast for just £4.

There is free Wi-Fi in all our hostels, so you can keep in touch with friends and family whilst on your travels.

As well as 24/7 key card entry, each bed comes with a lockbox to keep yourself and all your belongings safe. There are also larger lockers available at reception.

Our guest kitchen has all the things you need to cook a tasty feast! Open from 1.30pm – 2.00am

Coin-operated washing machines are available at the hostel. 40-minute cycle + washing powder = £4.50. 45-minute drying cycle = £1.50.

See London’s amazing sights and meet new friends every day in our walking tour! Meet at Reception at 10.20am daily

Please make sure to read the hostel's Terms & Conditions before booking. Special conditions apply for group bookings (20 guests or more), please contact the hostel directly. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.8

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 8.6

  • Staff 8.3

  • Atmosphere 7.8

  • Cleanliness 7.5

  • Facilities 7.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    16 Sep 2019
    I really like this hostel. It is cleaned to a very high standard, has excellent security, is a great place to meet people, has numerous spaces to hang out, has a decent kitchen and the staff are warm in character.
    New Zealand, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    14 Sep 2019
    The space was small for 4 ppl. But for the price and location you can't beat. Very safe neighborhood. Near everything. Over all great experience.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    11 Sep 2019
    Very safe and great location close to King’s Cross. The bed has usb chargers and reading light, and it was all very clean. Also great breakfast for a low price. Best place I’ve stayed in in London!
    Mexico, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    17 Sep 2019
    I had a great time here and was able to meet some great people in the bar. Location was excellent: very close to King's Cross and a short walk to some lovely neighbourhoods (I loved the streets around Bloomsbury Square) and restaurants, as well as the British Museum. Cool vibe in the hostel itself and the bar. Only downsides were the annoying push button showers and some of the staff I spoke to were rude.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    14 Sep 2019
    I loved the location and the amenities this hostel offered. The bar and kitchen downstairs were great. The rooms are a bit small as there isn’t a lot of space for a larger luggage but the lockers are really big. The bathrooms were good but they looked like they could use a deep cleaning instead of just being wiped down throughout the day. Overall stay was really good.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    12 Sep 2019
    The walk to the tube is a little under 15 minutes and in a reasonably quiet area. Breakfast is good and there are several spaces to sit and relax throughout the hostel. However, the rooms are small and pokey. It gets pretty stuffy in them. You can’t move around much and there wasn’t a curtain in our room.
    Netherlands, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 6.6


    14 Sep 2019
    Typically I don’t leave bad reviews, but the dorm floors were the worst I’ve experienced. So much dirt, dust, and random junk sticky to your feet, socks, bags. It was about a 15 min walk to Kings cross so it felt a little far from everything. The showers were strange. You could move the showers heads and they soaked everything, even the floor outside of the shower and made it difficult to dry off and keep clean clothes dry when putting them on. Had a bar, movie room, and kitchen.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 6.3


    20 Sep 2019
    You get what you pay for, basically. The staff was okay, the room was kinda okay - we had a big window, but everything made a dusty impression. 12 beds crowded in a small room. Showers are tiny and the sink room looked quite dirty. I would not stay again.
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 4.9


    16 Sep 2019
    Worst experience ever!!!! The security and front desk made a mistake with my bed number and I came back to find my things on the floor! I had to go back to the front desk like 3 times that night. Instead of apologizing, they didn’t and said well, your number has been updated! Also, the blanket was disgusting, and the staff forgot to give me a cover for it.... there was an alarm that woke me up, and on top of that the staffs don’t know what our bed numbers are, so I got woken up for nothing!!!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 4.6


    16 Sep 2019
    My boyfriend and I got separated and I was put in a 4 bed room with 3 boys. The room was so tiny, the beds had been pushed together so it was like two double bunk beds. Don’t stay here if you feel claustrophobic. The bar is expensive and there were drunk girls fighting and screaming out the front of my room all hours of the night. The showers were dirty and there was 1 girls toilet for the whole area. I’ve stayed in some sketchy hostels but never sketchy enough to leave a review. Disappointed
    Australia, Couple, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Vending Machines
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table