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Reviewed 3 November 2015

totally unexpected great time, was just looking for a cheap place to crash and made friends, had a great hang out and will definitely return soon. great facilities, super friendly helpful staff. clean and well managed facilities

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Hostel_Clink261, Front Office Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you so much for sparing some of your time and leaving us such an awesome review!! We are very happy to hear that you had a great time with us here at Clink 78 and you are willing to consider us for your next trip to London :) Very glad to know you enjoyed our facilities and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Most things here are fine. Killer set up, nice enough staff and good bar prices. My dorm smelt like crap and was very humid, even with window open. I understand a dorm isn't a hotel room, but still, was a tad gross. (Also no power point near bed like other hostels)

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Hostel_Clink261, Front Office Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Heyy Thanks a lot for sparing some of your time and drop us a review. All feedback is welcome as it helps us improve for the future. We are happy that you overall had a good stay with us here at Clink 78. We would also like to thank you for the feedback on the room as this will be...

Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with some friends and we really enjoyed this place. It was clean, not so expensive and it has a great position near King's Cross - St Pacras. I loved the location since it is an ex-courthouse and you can visit a real courtroom! Inside this youth hostel there's a pub, a cinema...everything! I'll come back.

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Hostel_Clink261, Front Office Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Hi Laura!! Thank you so much for taking your time to leave us such a great review!! We are very happy to hear you had a great stay with us here at Clink 78 and will consider us for your next visit to London town! Hope you are well and wishing you the best in your travels. Best regards Ivan

Toulon, France
Reviewed 31 October 2015

i go to this hostel with my sister. they gave us a private room. small but confortable and well apointed. the only problems is nose piping and missing wifi. the receptionnist are very opening and helpfull.

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Hostel_Clink261, Front Office Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you so much for leaving your feedback with us. We are very happy to hear that you had a good stay with us and we hope you consider us for your future endeavors in London :) It is true that the Wifi is only available in common areas at the time. This was intentionally done so people...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Clink78 in London mostly because of its location near Kings Cross, which was extremely convenient as it was easy to get anywhere in London. There were also a few really great bars nearby, and the neighborhood felt very safe. As far as facilities, the beds were comfortable and relatively private and the bathrooms were always very clean....

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Hostel_Clink261, Front Office Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Hi There First of all we would like to thank you for spare some time and dropping us a review. We are happy to hear you overall had a good time here with us at Clink 78. However, we would like to further investigate the matter of the incident you stated happened on the last night with the night team...

Viljandi, Estonia
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Stayed in Clink78 for the second time last week. The first time I was there two years ago, I stayed in a private room with my friends. The room was small but it had everything we needed, beds, sink, mirrors, and a kettle so we could make tea (mugs and tea were also there)! It was clean and the room...

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Hostel_Clink261, Front Office Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Hi Evelyn!! Wow! We are very happy to see you enjoyed, again, your stay in London with us :) We would to thank you for sparing some of your precious time in order to drop us such an awesome review!! From here at Clink 78 we wish you the best in your travels and we really hope to see you...

Paris, France
Reviewed 25 October 2015

I travelled with my son. The room was small but clean. The staff is effiecient and very helpful. Nice to have a kitchen to eat in the evening.Toilets and showers not far from the room, generally clean. Except on one brief occasion the hotel was quite at night and we really enjoyed it. I will return.

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Hostel_Clink261, Front Office Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Hi there!! First of all we would like to all thank you for leaving your feedback with us. We are very happy to hear you overall had a great stay with us and to know you are willing to consider us for your next London trip :) It is true that some of the rooms can be smaller than other...

Reviewed 25 October 2015

Stayed here as when this hotel was a pick up spot for Topdeck tours (I don't believe it is still here). I stayed a total of 12 night (split by tour), great location, close to Kings Cross Station, which will get you just about anywhere. The hostel provides a good safe atmosphere, free breakfast and an array of room choices...

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Hostel_Clink261, Front Office Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Hi there!! Thank you so much for sparing some of your time and leaving your feedback with us! We are glad to hear you overall had a good time with us and enjoy the atmosphere here at Clink 78 :) It is true that wifi used to be charged before but its now completely free. We are aware of the...

Morne-A-l'Eau, Guadeloupe
Reviewed 24 October 2015

As a group of 20 - 17 students and 3 teachers,we had an amazing 3 day stay allowing us to make visits. (London eye, Buckinham Palace, bus tours, Thriller). Although the 14 girls would have rather stayed in separate rooms (they were in a 14 bed dorm), the whole crew had the utmost fun!

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Hostel_Clink261, Front Office Manager at Clink78, responded to this review

Heyy Thanks a lot for taking some time and dropping us a review! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again in the near future!! Best regards Ivan

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Reviewed 17 October 2015

I panned well ahead for an two days of visiting art galleries and fairs during London Frieze Festival so I knew I just needed a bed in a four bed dorm for the night as my days and evenings were filled with activity. As usual the staff were friendly and efficient treating new comers and regulars like myself with courtesy...

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Hello! Thanks for your lovely extended review, as you can imagine our guests feedback is very important for us. Our team works 24/7 to insure that everything is working, tidy and clean, in order to make your stay more pleasant. We hope you enjoyed your stay and please feel free to stay with us when ever backpacking in London! Best...

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Staying in Clerkenwell

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Clerkenwell
Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site of an ancient meat market which remains in operation today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough time wondering through the area's maze of streets and you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky models passing between Clerkenwell's handful of fashion houses. Far outnumbering the models are craftspeople and designers, many of them are more than happy to welcome visitors into their studios and showrooms.
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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clink is a social and stylish backpacker hostel in a converted court house! Experience a heritage building with a modern twist: internet and TV courtrooms, prison cells, private rooms, dorm rooms, self-catering kitchen, funky bar... Judge for yourself! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clink78

Address: 78 King's Cross Road, London WC1X 9QG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Clerkenwell
Price Range: $30 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Clink78 2*
Number of rooms: 100
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