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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 2 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

No refunds will be given for bookings cancelled within a week prior to their arrival.

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

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The Dictionary Hostel, Shoreditch, London

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to Shoreditch! We are all about East London. Our hostel is located in the capital’s coolest district, where cool East meets old school Central London. This area is famous for its alternative culture and hipster style.

The hostel is located just meters away from the bustling Shoreditch High Street – home of London’s coolest bars, clubs, restaurants, galleries and independent shops. We even have our own bustling on-site bar.

Brick Lane, Spitalfields Market, Columbia Road and The Old Truman Brewery are all within walking distance of the hostel. We are even near a couple of Banksy pieces! What’s more, we’re only bus trips away from the Tower of London, Oxford Street and Covent Garden.

The hostel is housed in a converted, Victorian-era warehouse and has a wonderful industrial feel. Perfect if you’re looking for something with quirky style and an independent vibe.

We don’t like to brag, but we do have it all: awesome staff, free wi-fi, 24 hour reception, roof terrace, self catering kitchen, bustling on-site bar, table football, and a coffee shop. We provide free luggage storage for you on the day of your arrival and check-out. There’s even a guest discount in the onsite coffee shop too!

What more could you want? Book now! We can’t wait to meet you. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.4

  • Security 8.3

  • Location 8.6

  • Staff 8.1

  • Atmosphere 6.9

  • Cleanliness 6.5

  • Facilities 6.7

Latest Reviews

  • 9.7


    24 Oct 2019
    Great place to stay for a short weekend. Im no hostel expert but this absolutely a great place to stay
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    20 Oct 2019
    Thank you so much for everything
    Iran, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    05 Oct 2019
    If you're ready to embrace shoreditch's unique brand of chaotic charm this place is perfect. If you want to go to bed early and skip the nightlife look else where.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    30 Oct 2019
    It was nice staying here, its a very cozy hostel and in a good location! great staff!
    Iceland, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    29 Oct 2019
    It's easy to find the hostel, not very far from Liverpool Station. About 20 minutes walk, enjoyable sighting while walking.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    07 Oct 2019
    The place was pretty cool, in the heart of Shoreditch. A bus or a tube ride away from all the good things in London. The staff was amazing, very friendly amd helpful at all times. What they could improve on was probably have a better breakfast and maybe a bit on the sanitation side. But they definitely cleaned the bathrooms everyday which is a great plus point. This hostel is definitely a great one to stay for the price. I would definitely stay again.
    India, Male, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    11 Nov 2019
    The breakfast was just toast, there were dust bunnies everywhere, and there was no bar to hang out in and meet other travelers. It was in a great location though. If you just want a place to crash, this place will do.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    13 Oct 2019
    The hostel is not as bad as everyone makes out... Beds are ok, kitchen available, my room (big dorm) was spacious but didn’t have enough powerpoints for everyone. Showers are beyond tiny... and the place was a little dusty, but the location makes up for the downsides imo
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 4.6


    05 Oct 2019
    Central location in Shoreditch so lots going on. All night long. Other than that, the place is loud, filthy throughout, no real common rooms. kitchen not really usable since it was closed half of the time. En suite shower was out of order, toilets everywhere a disgrace. Sadly, with a bit of passion this could be turned into a cool place. But as it is, it has been a real dive. And the guests checking in plus most staff add to this match this sad vibe.
    Switzerland, Male, 31-40
  • 3.7


    22 Oct 2019
    Staff was unfriendly and rude. The people who stay are in their 40's, many of them are homeless long-termers. The entire place was incredibly dirty. The only good thing about this hostel is the location but it's gross. Stay somewhere else.
    Sweden, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Foosball