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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“clash bar”(46 reviews)
“internet room”(24 reviews)
“court room”(20 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Breakfast
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
2 Star 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!
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Location and contact
78 King's Cross Road, London WC1X 9QG, England
11.9 km to London City Airport
124 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.6 km from King's Cross Station
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Arrived at Clink 78, to be told my booking had been cancelled by back of house with NO notification to me. Then to be told they were completely booked out with no rooms available, kicked up a stink and they sent us down the road...More

Thank Chloe S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Friendly staff, clean, no problems and you (I got) get a free drink for the downstairs bar. Why not full stars? I never got the full 5 star experience, this is a great hostel, but I want something outstanding for 5 stars, this is “just”...More

Thank matthiasrwagner
Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay so, it was my fourth time staying at Clink78 and I did not get around to writing this review until 8 month later when I started planning my next London trip but here it finally is! This time I stayed in a prison cell...More

Thank EvelinRiverland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

really enjoyed this hostel!!! very nice staff, always ready to help if someone needs something, the check-in and out was very simple. really enjoyed the kitchen and bar. my bed was very confortable and the room was very clean. near kings cross station, pubs and...More

Thank padshance
Response from Clink_Hostels1, FOH at Clink78Responded 1 week ago

Hi There, Thank you for your amazing review. We're really glad you had enjoyed your stay here with us. Keep travelling and we hope to see you again. Heloisa - FOH Receptionist

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wouldn’t recommend this unless is your last resort and don’t have anywhere else to stay I London. There’s cheaper and better places in London. Rooms are tinny, crowded, no ventilation and room felt like sauna. I get that it’s and old listed building but...More

Thank Karly R
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Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
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US$17 - US$128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$17 - US$128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveler (464)
Room & Suite (393)
Dining (62)
Amenities (53)
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Nearby
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
...More
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Tarah G
5 June 2017|
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Response from TJoo | Reviewed this property |
Yes but you need to bring your own padlock.
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williasl
3 May 2017|
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Response from Krista L | Reviewed this property |
Before your check-in and after your check-out you can store your luggage in the luggage room to which you need a card to enter. This card you get at the reception. But where's not really another security inside the room so... More
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williasl
26 January 2017|
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Response from Tom P | Reviewed this property |
They provide a pillow, duvet and fresh bedding. For breakfast, they provide toast and spreads, cereal, juice, tea and coffee. Hope this helps 😊
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"Do not stay here full stop!!"
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"Prison cells are an experience! Very little space, but perfect if you're travelling solo or with a good..."
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"Choose one of the smaller rooms with few beds."
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"Decrease amount of beds for more floor space"
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