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Clink261

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8.1
Fabulous
530 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Excellent Cleanliness

Hostelworld says

Clink261 is near King's Cross St Pancras station, connecting travellers to both the Eurostar and Heathrow Airport. Our users have said that staying at this "really clean and friendly" hostel "was like having a little family". This hostel is "great for a cheap pace to stay in London", "in a great location, walking distance from anything you like". Many Hostelworld visitors have said they'd stay here again, with one user saying they "love the design of this hostel and the fact that it's smaller and a bit more intimate".

Property Description

Welcome to Clink261!

Clink261 is a comfortable, centrally located hostel just 5 minutes walk from King's Cross Tube and St. Pancras International Station; London's main transport hub. The hostel offers free Wi-Fi throughout the building.

Clink261 opened its doors 20 years ago. It's come a long way since then, but it's still got that laid-back feel that backpackers love. Staying at Clink261 feels a bit like coming home. With a self-catering kitchen, friendly staff, and comfortable sofas, it's a welcoming place to return to after a day of city exploration. The old Student Union building has been brought to life with unique British-themed interiors.

Clink261 has shared dormitory style accommodation along with girls' only dorms and private rooms. All bunk beds have individual reading lights, a USB/electric port to charge up your devices and a locker (sizes vary from room to room, bring your own padlock). Towels are included in private rooms and available to others for a small fee.

Reception is open 24/7 and offers discounted tickets on tours and attractions. The friendly team will be happy to help with any questions.
Please note Clink261 is a cashless hostel. All guests must present a debit/credit card on check-in with the name of the person staying at Clink261.

King's Cross is a bustling and creative area of London. Famous gig venue 'Water Rats' is nearby, an open-air swimming pool is just the other side of King's Cross station (only for the brave!). 'Kerb' Street Food Market is held regularly in Granary Square. The British Museum and Camden Market are a 25-30 minutes walk away and all of London's big sights are easily reached on public transport. At just five minutes walk from King's Cross Underground, Clink261's location is hard to beat.

PARKING
We don't have any parking spaces directly at the hostels, unfortunately. However, parking is available at the nearby NCP car park. The address is:
Judd Street NCP Car Park, Judd Street, St. Pancras, WC1H 9QR.
The car park is open from: 05:00-23:00. Height restriction is: 1.9m
Parking charges are as follows:
2 hours £10.00
4 hours £20.00
24 hours £28.00
You can pre-book online at the NCPs website.

Please make sure to read the hostel's Terms & Conditions before booking.
Special conditions apply for group bookings (10 guests or more), please contact the hostel directly.

If you wish to cancel or amend your reservation and avoid full charges for your booking, please ensure you notify us by email as soon as possible and at least 24 hours prior to your arrival date notice. Passed this time, we are afraid full charges will incur.

Reviews & Ratings

8.1
Fabulous
530 Total Reviews
  • Security
    9
  • Location
    9.1
  • Staff
    9
  • Atmosphere
    7
  • Cleanliness
    7.3
  • Value for Money
    7.8
  • Facilities
    7.2

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Latest Reviews

9.1
Superb
Feb 15, 2024
I was traveling from York and its best choice ever as it is near the train station. Also the train station locate in middle of all the attraction places, therefore very easy.
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Female, 31-40
9.4
Superb
Feb 13, 2024
The location is amazing and the staff was very friendly and welcoming. There was a constant noise caused by the ventilation in the pod room, however simple ear plugs can cancel it out.
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Female, 18-24
9.7
Superb
Feb 13, 2024
Loved the property, was only there for one night so can't comment on the places atmosphere for longer stayers but I loved it
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Male, 18-24

Facilities

  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
  • General

    • Key Card Access
    • Common Room
    • Elevator
    • Adaptors
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Fridge/Freezer
    • Utensils
    • Dryer
    • Reading Light
    • Hair Dryers For Hire
    • Hair Dryers
    • Safe Deposit Box
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
    • Flexible NRR
    • Covid-19 safe
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • Fax Service
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Postal Service
    • Housekeeping
  • Entertainment

    • Board Games
    • Wi-Fi

Awards

2016

1st, Lifetime Achievement Award

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