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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The staff is really friendly and great. Especially Breta and the Danish friend. Really good people. This is a great hostel with warm and helpful staff. Clean, comfortable and in a great area with a lot of character and fun pubs and people. I'll stay until they kick me out.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Myself and 8 friends stayed in the Dictionary Hostel for a weekend away. We had a great stay, the location is great, the staff were very nice, helpful and friendly. Our room was perfect, it was clean and spacious enough, we booked a 10 man room and we also had a toilet and small shower room and also a swing...

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This was a great local for partying but only a 2 day will do in this hostel. Staff was awesome and very helpful. Tilly at the front desk was very cool and informative. Te Rina is a person that u want to get to know, very chill and laid back. and a great wingman. And coming in third is Lisa,...

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Tracadie-Sheila, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Bed we're comfortable, but if the other person (on the other bunk bed) turn around during the night, you will notice it. Room really need a good cleanup (lots of dust under the bed, really need a fresh coat of paint mostly in the washroom). Staff was friendly , the hostel is in good location. Breakfast was ok (boiled egg...

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a student i wasnt except red carpet and golden spoons but the basics of a clean room. That was my only problem among with that you had to pay for towels and lockers. The location was great , not far from the centre and with a lot of bars if you wanted to drink and have fun the night....

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DictionaryHostel, Front Office Manager at The Dictionary Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Dimitrios, thanks for your great feedback. Overall, I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and appreciated our awesome location and our staff - I'm really proud of my team, they do a brilliant job and it's always good to hear that from our guests! With regards to your concerns about cleanliness, I totally agree with you that we...

Milano
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms were incredibly dirty! Behind the bad was a plenty of rubbish!!! The toilet was very malodorous and mucky. The floor looked as it was not cleaned for a year...... what else...........? You jus have a good location but you need to go back in the days. It was one a nice hostel.

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DictionaryHostel, Front Office Manager at The Dictionary Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Majonad, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! Housekeeping is one of the biggest challenges we face with such a big and busy hostel, but we are making some major changes to try and improve standards within the building. All areas of the hostel, including all communal facilities and the floors throughout, are cleaned every day,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best hostel i have stayed in so far in London.Travel so much around Europe, coming a staying hear brought London party times straight back to me and i loved it!!! Met so many lovely people hear from all over the world!! Top place guys and dolls! Hit it up! #Bless

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Basauri
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff when I arrived, everything else I didn´t use despite there are discount in the nearby pub. B´fast is basic but OK. Careful with the peak time. A lot of people and you might not have enough milk or a seat. That´s something it could be solved. Reasonable price for what they offer if you are OK with this...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some issues with the showers on our last morning--the water kept turning off. However, other than that, very nice staff and convenient location. We had a little bathroom in our 4-bed room which was nice. When the showers worked, they were great. Also the wifi was honestly awesome, one of the strongest connections I've ever had in a...

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DictionaryHostel, Front Office Manager at The Dictionary Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! I'm sorry about the water issues, a slight fault with our water pump but we're getting it serviced this week to hopefully make sure that we have no such problems again in future. It's excellent to hear your feedback about the wifi, we feel like with guests staying here from around the world it's an...

Shoreditch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic hostel in the middle of Shoreditch, great location and close to the bars and restaurants. The rooms are clean and attached bathrooms are well serviced and regularly cleaned. The staff really make the stay here, they are always up for a chat and are super helpful, whether its a bar or restaurant recommendation, or advice on things to see...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hip and young, East meets West in Shoreditch, London in this coooool new boutique hostel. Incredibly warm and friendly as well as highly competent staff in the latest edition of trendy hostels worldwide. Fully opened in August 2013 and is already the talk of the town having been featured in The Sunday Times, EasyJet In-flight Magazine and included as a Top 10 Hostel by Visit London and Visit Britain in both. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dictionary Hostel

Address: 10-20 Kingsland Road | Shoreditch, London E2 8DA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > East End / East London
Price Range: $30 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Dictionary Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 200
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