We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
30/07/2017 31/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}
    Neighborhoods
    Neighborhoods

    Clink261 Hostel

    Ashlee House 261-265 Gray's Inn Road | Kings Cross, London WC1X 8QT, England
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    30/07/2017 31/07/2017
    Savings alert: 59% below average rate

    The price you found is 59% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$80/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$33US$80
    View Deal
    Traveler (62)
    Room & Suite (61)
    Dining (11)
    Clink78
    2,040 reviews
    #61 of 853 Specialty lodging in London
     
    Safestay
    970 reviews
    #16 of 853 Specialty lodging in London
     
    PubLove at the Exmouth Arms
    392 reviews
    #58 of 853 Specialty lodging in London
     
    Home London
    262 reviews
    #484 of 853 Specialty lodging in London
     
    Overview
    • Excellent16%
    • Very good45%
    • Average23%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible7%
    Travelers talk about
    “cross station” (22 reviews)
    “bedded room” (8 reviews)
    “each bunk” (6 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Laundry Service
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
    Clink78
    2,040 reviews
    #61 of 853 Specialty lodging in London
     
    Safestay
    970 reviews
    #16 of 853 Specialty lodging in London
     
    PubLove at the Exmouth Arms
    392 reviews
    #58 of 853 Specialty lodging in London
     
    Home London
    262 reviews
    #484 of 853 Specialty lodging in London
     
    Rooms
    30 Jul31 Jul
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$33.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all London hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "232fae8046f149a088e14cdd97165076", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":209147,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":31,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"232fae8046f149a088e14cdd97165076","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":80,"lowestMetaPrice":33,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":80,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":80,"lowestMetaPrice":33,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":80,"hotelName":"Clink261 Hostel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjIzMmZhZTgwNDZmMTQ5YTA4OGUxNGNkZDk3MTY1MDc2IiwiQUlLIjoiZDdjMmVhNDdjN2Y0NGM3NjkyZDE1MjNkNGVlODA3NGQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "07/30/2017", "checkOut": "07/31/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$33", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (609)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 360 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The bedroom and the kitchen/living room were nice, everything was perfectly clean and working. The hostel is close to Kings Cross Saint Pancras station. Good value for money. The only downside was that a part of the staff was not very warm or welcoming. Still,...More

    Thank axelle480
    Response from Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink261 HostelResponded 5 days ago

    Hi Axelle, Thanks a lot for sharing! Great in general you lied your stay with us :-) If you can send me more detailed info about the unwelcoming staff, that would help us a lot! Hope you had a great time in London! Kind regards,...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The 10-people room is too small. It's so crowded! The kitchen is not available in the morning because Clink 261 want to sell their own breakfast :((((( The breakfast only costs £2 but I still want to prepare my own breakfast! The best thing is...More

    Thank Liling C
    Response from Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink261 HostelResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Liling, Thanks for your review! The kitchen is indeed not available as we need that space to prepare and do dishes for the breakfast. If you want your own breakfast I would prepare it the evening before. If you just need to take something...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I stayed at Clink261 with my friend for 4 nights. Location-wise, the accommodation is a 5-min walk from King's Cross/ St. Pancras (which is a very good base to travel from, either within London or to neighbouring cities via trains). King's Cross is also on...More

    Thank shoutyourlove
    Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

    Ahhhhhh THE CLINK, where to begin :)) if it's Londons 'most stylish hostel' then you could also say that Tasmania is the fashion capital of the world. From its chic worn out floor tiles for a 'rustic look', to its variety of manicured plants on...More

    Thank Bella C
    Response from Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink261 HostelResponded June 8, 2017

    Hi Bella, Thanks for your feedback! That's a creative way of looking at it ;-) We will do something about the mold you noticed. We are next to Kings Cross, ans as London is a big city, it's quicker to take the tube to Oxford...More

    Reviewed May 14, 2017

    Comfortable bed, plugs and light for every bed, super cheap breakfast (1 pound), friendly staff and good location. But, cold bathrooms and not enough showers, the window of our rooms didn't close (so cold and noise) and poor security regarding luggage storage. Great for a...More

    Thank Carolfriki
    Response from Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink261 HostelResponded May 16, 2017

    Thanks Carol! Great you limed the bed and enjoyed the cheap breakfast :-) The windows should be closing, I will let maintenance check this! We have CCTV in our luggage room, but always recommend guests to leave valuable things in a separate locker in the...More

    Clink78
    2,040 reviews
    #61 of 853 Specialty lodging in London
     
    Safestay
    970 reviews
    #16 of 853 Specialty lodging in London
     
    PubLove at the Exmouth Arms
    392 reviews
    #58 of 853 Specialty lodging in London
     
    Home London
    262 reviews
    #484 of 853 Specialty lodging in London
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$20 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 25
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, HostelWorld, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Priceline, Travelocity, Agoda, TripOnline SA, Hotwire, Cancelon and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Clink261 Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • London >
    • Bloomsbury / Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
    • Also Known As
    • Clink261 Hotel London
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (62)
    Room & Suite (61)
    Dining (11)
    Hotel & Grounds (105)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Bathroom (1)
    Nearby
    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
    ...More
    Hotel Montana Excel
    421 reviews
    .14 km away
     
    Travelodge London Central Kings Cross
    1,228 reviews
    .14 km away
     
    Wardonia Hotel
    964 reviews
    .23 km away
     
    Jesmond Dene Hotel
    1,743 reviews
    .24 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Pizza Union
    673 reviews
    .21 km away
    Aux Pains de Papy
    196 reviews
    .05 km away
    Cappadocia
    175 reviews
    .09 km away
    Best Mangal Kings Cross Branch
    384 reviews
    .18 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    King's Cross Station
    1,551 reviews
    .42 km away
    King's Cross
    164 reviews
    .39 km away
    Gagosian Gallery
    16 reviews
    .21 km away
    Brunswick Square Gardens
    5 reviews
    .42 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    marie4422
    November 15, 2015|
    Answer Show all 3 answers
    Response from yorkshirerose14 | Reviewed this property |
    No sorry,I was on 2nd floor, don't tell clink they'll charge more 😄
    0
    Votes
    Helen2Illinois
    June 3, 2015|
    Answer Show all 2 answers
    Response from seasonedvoyager2015 | Reviewed this property |
    Hallo Helen. Just take the 'Piccadilly' underground line (dark blue on tube maps) from your terminal in Heathrow up to King's Cross/St. Pancras. It takes about 50 minutes.
    0
    Votes
    Alyssa_ramirez
    May 23, 2015|
    Answer Show all 3 answers
    Response from Conyab | Reviewed this property |
    No but u can find a bus to king cross in any airport
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "10 bed dorm is nice"
    Read review
    "Find another one unless price cheaply"
    Read review
    "Pack smart, so that you can manage without a lot of space to pack/unpack once you are there."
    Read review
    "Bottom floor rooms are slightly louder"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing