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Reviews of Clink261 London Hostel

261-265 Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross, London, England

Atmosphere 76%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 83%

Location 91%

Safety 88%

Staff 85%

Value 85%

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wii

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 3.12USD

Important Information

Please note we do NOT accept group bookings - Please do not book for more than 8 people
? Passport, driver's license or government issued identity card required upon check-in.
? Guests can check-in until 4am. Guests will only be able to access their room after 2.30pm. A luggage room is available for them to use if they arrive earlier than 2.30pm. Check out time is 10am.
? Note that all our dorms are mixed unless a girl dorm is booked.
? Guests that wish to bring their children under 16 years of age must book whole dorms or private rooms.
? Bookings cannot be accepted from any underage person unless they are accompanied by an adult over 18. They will be refused check-in.
? When booking dorm beds in dorm rooms, we cannot guarantee that you will all be staying in the same room. We suggest booking private rooms if you don't want your clients to be split.
?If you wish to cancel your reservation, you will need to notify us by email at reservations78@clinkhostels.com 48 hours in advance of your arrival date by 2.30pm (and 7 days before the arrival dates of the 29th, 30th and 31st of December 2014 ). However, if you only let us know the day before your arrival, or fail to show up on the arrival date, you will be charge in full for your stay. If you fail to show for your booking, your full booking will be cancelled. If you arrive a day late without informing the hostel, we will try and find you a bed, but this may not be in the same room type booked and may incur extra charges.
Groups (+15 people)
? You will be asked to pay a non-refundable deposit of the 1st night a week after booking is made. The balance will be required 3 weeks before arrival.
? One group leader will be required to give a credit card upon arrival for a “Group Deposit”. This will need to be the card holder. We will pre-authorize the card for £300 in case of breakage or for not respecting coach stopping/parking rules.
? If your group is arriving by coach, make sure to contact us for information on where to stop and park.
? If you do not inform us by email on when booking we cannot guarantee for your group to be in the same rooms and depending on availability your booking might be cancelled.

All group booking over 15 people between December 27th to December 31st inclusive are subject to confirmation by the hostel.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to London?

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Atmosphere 76%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 83%

Location 91%

Safety 88%

Staff 85%

Value 85%

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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Liked: .

Disliked: .

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thanks a lot Princessa. Nice to have you here with us!
We wish you the best.

91% Overall Rating
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91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
05 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Liked: Had a very clean, fresh look and feel. Had a nice atmosphere, this was the second time I've been there.

Disliked: Was sleeping beside a radiator one night, which I found uncomfortable and hard to sleep with.

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thanks for the comments and good ratings! Hope to see you here again. Next time, just come to reception and We,ll try to allocate you in a different bed, away from radiators or anything that you could find uncomfortable. Safe trips!

89% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Nice large kitchen, good free breakfast, the staff and the location.

Disliked: Bad internet connection in common area, wasn't so good for myself trying to look for work and employers couldn't get hold of me.

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thank you so much for your review!

86% Overall Rating
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86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Events / festivals, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: OK

Disliked: OK

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thank you so much for your review!

89% Overall Rating
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89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
10 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference, Work / volunteering

Liked: I like the fact that the bathrooms are cleaned regularly.

Disliked: the rooms are a bit small.

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thank you so much for your review!

89% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
10 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Liked: good location,very clean,friendly staff

Disliked: cold rooms

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thanks for the nice comments and good ratings! Please come over to Reception if there's any problem, all rooms are heated. Safe Travels!

69% Overall Rating
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  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
69% Overall Rating

Anonymous
21 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Liked: Staff were friendly.

Disliked: The room was tiny.

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thank you for appreciating the staff and location. The larger dormitories are also more spacious, maybe you can try one of those next time. Safe Travels!

94% Overall Rating
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94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Events / festivals, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Staffs are good

Disliked: Bathrooms are not clean enough at night

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thank you for the great ratings! Please note we have vigilant housekeepers from 5am until 16:00 everyday, and if something gets out of hand a 24 hours cleaning team 5 min away at our sister hostel. Safe Travels and hopefully see you soon!

69% Overall Rating
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69% Overall Rating

Anonymous
05 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Friendly staff and location.

Disliked: Room was way to small, they do not clean often. Some girls left a cup with coffee near the window and it was there for 3 days.


The property's response is

Thank you for recognizing the service and location. Please note all rooms are cleaned every single day. Safe Travels!

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
25 Nov 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Probably the best hostel in London at least the best of the many that I have stayed.

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thank you so much for the perfect ratings. Safe Trips and see you soon!

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