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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very good Hostel, friendly staff and helpfull. Two steps from a Coop store where you can find urgent stuff and food. Bus stop by the Hostel door: get out of the bus into the reception (good if it is raining). Power outlet of my bed was not working and they moved me to another bed. This is very helpful so... More 

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Thank Andre_Stabel
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink261 Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot Andre, so great to hear it was very convenient for you :-) Hopefully we see you back again soon! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

Santa Ana, California
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hostel was conveniently located near Kings Cross / St Pancras. I appreciated the kitchen facilities, and the laundry machine. Kitchen: Very nice kitchen facilities, but be aware that It's closed in the early morning until 7am for cleaning, then open for free breakfast from 7am-10am (but you can't cook your own food during that time), then closed for cleaning... More 

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Thank Julie H
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Julie, Thanks for your nice review :-)! The openong hours of the kitchen are indeed like you say, after breakfast time we need to lock it to properly clean in for day and evening use. Glad to hear you liked the bed panels! Sorry about the hot water. We are aware of the problem and working hard to solve... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

No chain and plug in the sink in the room and the lighting could be brighter. No spare space to put your luggage in, if it did not fit in the underneath the bed lock and beds could be more comfortable. I did tell the staff on Friday morning about not having a chain and plug in the room. I... More 

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1 Thank stanleywbates
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Stanley, Thanks for your review! What do you mean with chain in your room? Great you would come back, till soon hopefully :-) Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay. I stayed in a small 4 bed dorm with my brother. Had a little trouble with the reservation but Mike at reception was very friendly and sorted it out, we had to change rooms mid way through our stay but at least we got to stay in the same room. Bed was clean and comfy... More 

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Thank Bethan J
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink261 Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks Bethan! Great to hear Mike could help you out :-) Gladly you could sleep in the end, I can imagine that was annoying to you. Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

Stockholm, Sverige
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hostel near a main train station, clean rooms and bathrooms. Some small adjustments needed for a perfect stay if you're traveling on a small budget. When arriving the first time needed to milk the info from the receptionist, he could've been more welcome. Nice breakfast, TV lounge and washing machines. Coop right next door so you could get good... More 

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Thank stjarnflicka
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review and feedback! Glad to hear you liked the location :-) I will let the team know about your feedback. Happy future travels! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

Sundsvall, Sweden
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just love U guys... This was my 14 stay since 2008, and I just love it there. OK, sometimes there are some problems, this time it was the heating, but I think the staff did there best to help those who needed with extra heaters... Don't know when, but I'll be back...

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Thank dbh0121
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink261 Hostel, responded to this review

WOW that's amazing! Thank you so much for coming back to us so many times! Hopefully till soon again :-) Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The receptionist was nice, but right at the time when i came into to the building I've noticed how poor the place is. I then went to room, which was quite small (8 beds), and when I saw other people in there, I wanted to leave, and so I've booked the hotel room for £50 across the street, and was... More 

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Thank Robert P
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Robert, Sorry to hear that! I guess hostel life is not for everyone. Hope you had a great time in London! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very good hostel, a few minutes walk from Kings Cross. I stayed at a big dorm, it was a bit cold but had a nice athmosphere :) the free breakfast was a nice touch too. The service at the reception was very good, I had to wait for my airline to deliver my bag (it didnt make it to... More 

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Thank Laura Y
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink261 Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Laura, I'm really happy to hear you enjoyed the company of the lovely reception team. Can imagine how annoying waiting for your luggage can be! Thanks for sharing :-) Happy future travels! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location was great 5-7 minutes from King's cross tube and railway station. so it's easy to take a train from the airport and back to the airport. Hostel was very clean (compared to other hostels I've been). No other people allowed as entrance by card only so that should make it safer. they do have the USB plugs and individual... More 

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Thank Farida A
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink261 Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks a lot Farida for your nice review :-) Great to hear you enjoyed it and we hope to see you back again soon! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

Brussels, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Clink261 is a great option for a cheap short stay - it's super close to Kings Cross so location is very convenient, the rooms cover all the basics (I was pleasantly surprised to see USB outlets for those of us who forgot to pack UK adapters) and everything is relatively clean. Bathrooms are great, showers have a hair dryer which... More 

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Thank rennkar
Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink261 Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks Rennkar! Great to hear you were happy with your stay :-) Hope you had an awesome time in London! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager More 

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Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clink261 has been redesigned and refurbished making it a London's most stylish hostel. The feeling is East London; draped in Union Jacks, a picture of the Queen adorning the wall and a cosy fireplace, it screams London! Staying with us puts you right in the centre of London, a short walk away from the British Museum, Covent Garden, Soho, Oxford Street, Camden Market and many of London's major tourist attractions. So if it's the real London experience you're looking for, come to Clink261! As well as offering a variety of dorm beds and private rooms, we also offer:- - FREE continental buffet breakfast.- FREE bed linen- FREE luggage room storage- FREE safety deposit for valuables- FREE movies on big screen every night- FREE travel information- Fully equipped self-catering kitchen- Female only rooms- Lounge Area: play Wii or kick back and relax in our lounge area with its huge plasma TV- Chic internet room: write emails, talk via skype or share your thoughts on Facebook and Twitter!- Laundry room- Direct links to Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Victoria.- 5 minute walk to St Pancras International - for catching an early train to Paris. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clink261 Hostel

Address: 261 - 265 Gray's Inn Road | Kings Cross, London WC1X 8QT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range: $25 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Clink261 Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“As you get your bed test the power outlet :)”
 of 5 bubbles Andre_Stabel, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Depends on how strangers u can handle”
 of 5 bubbles 673bethanj, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“choose a room for less people if you like coming back late as everyone was sleeping starting from 10-11 pm.”
 of 5 bubbles 127faridaa, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you travel as a couple, remember, you can be separated in two bedrooms, if you don't book a private bedroom.”
 of 5 bubbles jo_ov677, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are large, but there are lots of people. If you desire intimacy this is the wrong place.”
 of 5 bubbles JonathanNori, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
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