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 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

must cancel at least 3 days before

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.


The Dictionary Hostel

Book more than 4 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

A friendly hostel situated in the heart of Shoreditch (London). A great location for some of the cities best clubs, bars and restaurants.
Only a short walk from our nearest tube station (old street)

Hire a Bicycle from outside the hostel and cycle down the famous River Thames, where you can see some of the most famous attractions of London, only a 10 minute cycle away and you'll find yourself at the famous London bridge, another 5 mins cycle down the thames and you will be at the Tower of London, cycle further and you will find many more attractions of London.

Choose from either your own private room with your private shower room, to a single bed in a dormitory from only £15 per night.

The Dictionary Hostel - Terms & Conditions

Reception working hours - 9:00 to 23:00

Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

Check in from 15:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.
Taxes included.

Breakfast not included.
No curfew. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.2

  • Security 7.5

  • Location 8.5

  • Staff 7.4

  • Atmosphere 6.4

  • Cleanliness 7.1

  • Facilities 6.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    03 Dec 2021
    Ideally located for thoes of us who like to walk everywhere the staff couldn't have been nicer to deal with
    Ireland, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    09 Nov 2021
    Very good, Great service.
    Italy, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    03 Oct 2021
    Really lovely hostel! Was there for one night inbetween trips, treated self to a private room and it was so nice to get a proper sleep. Rory on reception is really lovely, so helpful and kind.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    04 Dec 2021
    Very basic but did the job. The beds weren't v comfortable being old bunk beds but for the cost and location it was perfect for our night out. I don't think you should be charged extra for the use of towels but anyway.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    06 Nov 2021
    Aside from that strange breed that set their alarms, sleep through it for 5 minutes and then stay in bed anyway (seriously, WTF is that all about?), my stay was a delight. Location is amazing. Staff great. Good value for money. Comfy bed. Back later in the month. Be advised there's lots of noise from the street: emergency vehicle sirens and doof! doof! thud of music. But you're in the thick of Shoreditch, and that's the appeal, right?
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 6.9


    11 Dec 2021
    The room and facilities were good, location great. Hostel had a very odd vibe and staff were either absent or very slow at dealing with requests.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 6.3


    17 Nov 2021
    Where to start… - for the security bring or buy your lock key - very annoying only 4 sockets next to one bed in 8 beds room - don’t provide towels ( rent for 3£) - my female room just was just above the club( earplugs mandatory, can get it on reception. - it’s a old building and that place can’t be clean unless you renovate, repaint and remove mold from walls - common are barley exists ( next to reception 4 desks) -kitchen: closed during night time, not open before 10am :/
    Croatia, Female, 25-30
  • 6.0


    24 Nov 2021
    You get what you pay for so I won't complain too much. However a lack of toilet paper in the bathroom made things difficult and the hostel really should invest in need pillows as they were extremely worn out and provided no head support.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 5.4


    18 Dec 2021
    I've never left a bad review for a hostel but don't stay here. I returned late one night and there was no one at reception and the hostel phone number was wrong online, so I had to walk around the street all night and no one showed up to reception until 10am to let me in. When I politely suggested the hostel needs to have a night phone/person to contact in case future guests get locked out, the receptionist made fun of me and said I should be mad at myself.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 2.6


    03 Dec 2021
    Simply one of the worst hostels I’ve stayed in. Unhelpful grumpy staff, cleaners ‘cleaning’ at 8am. Baltic showers, rooms that back onto the main road with sirens every 15 mins and people using their horns every 10 mins even through the night. Situated close to absolutely nothing. Give this hostel a wide berth.
    England, Male, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Express check-in / out
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi