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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com 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.
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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on 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

To cancel the reservation Dover Castle needs at least 2 weeks notice, and the initial 25% charge is not refundable. If this notice isnt given then the group will have to pay in full for the first night in addition to the 25% deposit.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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

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Dover Castle Hostel and Bar

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

At The Dover Castle Hostel we provide backpackers with excellent value for money accommodation in the heart of London.

Most importantly, our guests have fun! Our friendly staff will advise you and ensure you get the most from London. The best tourist sights are just a short walk away, such as Tower Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral, London Eye and the Tate Modern Gallery. And our own hostel bar and common room means you can party, relax and meet other backpacking guys and gals.

Check in time: any time after 2pm until 10pm (valid ID/Student card/Driving Licence/20 requested as a room key deposit)
Check out time: 7am until 11am

The Dover Castle Hostel facilities include free WIFI internet, a fully equipped guest kitchen, lockers and guest towels for hire, a free luggage room, a cheap laundry service and a guest shop. We can lend adapters and hairdryers for free. We also have a TV lounge and the guest bar, where you can enjoy music and drinks until 2am! There is no curfew so you can come and go as you please.

At the Dover Castle Hostel we want guests to relax and enjoy London. Our hostel is clean and secure and our international staff are helpful and friendly. We are only a short walk to major tourist sighs, such as Tower Bridge, Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, Shakespeare's Globe Theater, Borough food market, London Eye, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey.

In the Dover Bar you can enjoy various beers and ciders at a discounted guest price all day and night. The Bar offers cheap eats, such as pizzas, chicken wings, and potato wedges. The Bar is an awesome place for socialising with other international guests as well as local Londoners. Thursday nights the bar often has live music - so come along and get drinking and dancing!

Our staff will also help guests find their way around London, arrange airport shuttles, taxi services, free walking tours of London, and help guests to find cool places to party in London. Guests at the hostel can also take advantage of our cheaper weekly and seasonal offers and extend their stay.


For a fun place to stay and party in Central London you can't beat the Dover Castle Hostel. We want to meet all your accommodation needs at a great value price. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 8.7

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 7.7

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 7.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Sep 2022
    This is a wonderful hostel to stay in. The bar is fun and full of people, everyone is nice and looking for a good time, and the rooms have everything you need. The front desk helped me when I was in a bind and I am very thankful for their assistance!!! Pure 10/10
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    14 Aug 2022
    excellent hostel! It’s a good choice for London. Lots of space to hang out. They have computers, printing, and laundry. The showers are also really big with lots of places to hang your clothes. They also have hairdryers and a nice seated vanity. The people working were very helpful. The breakfast is a little pricey, but they have some nice options! the wifi is better than a lot of hostels I’ve stayed at. It’s very close to the Finchley Road Station.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    14 Aug 2022
    All staff are very good they are hard working. They cleaning very well. Everywhere are clean always. I am very happy to stayed there.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    06 Aug 2022
    Very well located, 2 minutes from the metro and 5 minutes from the amazing Borough Market. The pub downstairs is very cool and good price. Highly recommended
    Italy, Female, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    03 Sep 2022
    Property set in a great location in Central London with a pub right next door open until 2am each night. Facilities were decently clean. Beds were comfortable. Had to pay for a locker for bags/valuables and a towel. Also had to pay a deposit for keys. Overall would recommend!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    09 Sep 2022
    The hostel was really good located and really clean. The bar is super cheap as well. There is not too much activity with the hostel, but the center location is a big plus of this hostel
    Switzerland, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    05 Sep 2022
    Super friendly and helpful staff! We were received in a very warm and welcoming manner. My friend and I were both surprised what an amazing clean hostel it is. Overall a very nice experience, only downside for us was that we expected the breakfast to be included (as we read this in other reviews) but there was no breakfast at all. Still not a problem, this way we got to enjoy a nice English breakfast
    Netherlands, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    13 Sep 2022
    Good simple hostel. The bar downstairs is quite loud at night
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 6.9

    Good

    15 Aug 2022
    Hostel is located nicely with a 2 minute walk to borough station and just a few steps away from the london bridge. However, the heat in the room on the 3rd floor is abysmal, super humid at night and funky smell of the beds. No ventilation and the windows couldn't be opened completely and even if the window was ajar, there is a lot of traffic noise. A sleeping mask and earplugs is therefore a must otherwise you won't have a good night rest. Shower was broken and no wifi on the 3rd floor.
    Netherlands, Male, 18-24
  • 4.6

    Rating

    12 Sep 2022
    The location is good and the hostel is cleaned regularly. Unfortunately I cannot recommend this hostel, however. The facilities are very lacking - the wifi is terrible, the rooms are hot and stuffy, some power outlets do not work, and there are no lockers in the rooms (there are some lockers in the hallway but you have to pay for them and they’re tiny). Additionally, there is no atmosphere whatsoever.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


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