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 likeminded 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 £3.

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 (15 guests or more), please contact the hostel directly. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.7

  • Security 8.7

  • Location 8.5

  • Staff 8.3

  • Atmosphere 7.8

  • Cleanliness 7.3

  • Facilities 7.6

Latest Reviews

  • 9.7


    06 Jun 2019
    Every member of staff that I came across was very friendly and helpful.Great atmosphere. Spacious Reception.Great B-fast.Good news for the girls-you have got enough mirrors in the bathroom and there are some big ones too!;)) Staff is trying to do their best for cleanliness(there is always toilet paper and soap👏!:) but as you know in a very busy hostel it may not be perfect. Some minor maintenance issues(ceiling in ladies bathroom needs some attention) Great place.I would definitely recommend
    Poland, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    09 Jun 2019
    “Double twin room” is absolutely tiny and no space for you and your bags closed, but the overall experience was great. Would come back anytime. The bar downstairs is fun and a nice place to decompress and meet other travelers
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    05 Jun 2019
    Very good hostel. The bed was a bit hard and the showers weren't great however the cleanliness and security and location certainly made up for that. Buses around but only a 10minute walk to Kings cross station.
    Australia, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9


    07 Jun 2019
    Overall the hostel and services were wonderful! If there was one thing I could see being done differently: my friend and I booked separately but spent the same amount of money per night on one bed, her room was massive with better toilets and showers than the room I was staying in on a different floor. Other than that difference in accommodation, the place was clean, the people friendly, and the hostel situated in an easy spot to access the national, international, and underground rails.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    05 Jun 2019
    Great place to stay if you are a solo traveller. All organized activities in the bar located in the basement make it very easy to meet people. Also suitable for travellers who just want to rest and are not the party type. I managed to get a great night of sleep even with the bar being close you room since it is sound proof. Beds were more comfortable than they look which is a great plus. Good value for the money.
    Bulgaria, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    04 Jun 2019
    The rooms felt a bit packed in but the facility was nice. They have activities in the bar each night which is nice for solo travelers and groups alike. Being near to Kings Cross makes travel throughout London easy with the underground.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    01 Jun 2019
    Basically everything was great from the rooms to the showers to the breakfast, everything except the toilets, they were always dirty :( But otherwise great place would definitely visit again!
    Sweden, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    05 Jun 2019
    The hostel is in a good location, not too far from Kings cross station! Very convenient if arriving in London by train. There were a LOT of kids in the hostel, big groups which isn't ideal. The USB points above my bed were not working on the 2nd night. I did speak to someone at reception but nothing was fixed. Annoying as one of the reasons I picked this hostel was for the personal charging point. The hostel is very clean.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    02 Jun 2019
    You get what you pay for--its a relatively nice bed near Kings Cross, so pretty easy access to the whole of London. During my stay, there was no AC in my room, and it was pretty sweltering inside. The shower was not the greatest, the water pressure almost hurt and there was no shelving or anything to put things on, so I had to keep my clothes outside of the door, which was not ideal. If you're just looking for a place to rest your head at night, its a decent deal for the money.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 6.6


    06 Jun 2019
    Wc and bathroom so small Bed not comfy I didnt like it
    England, Male, 41+
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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