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Clink78 Hostel

78 Kings Cross rd, London, England

Clink78 is a unique hostel housed in a former courthouse, just ten minutes’ walk from King’s Cross Rail Station. With easy access to no less than six tube lines, the national rail network and the Eurostar, Clink78 is the perfect location from which to explore London and beyond. With a lounge, a common area, and a bar with nightly entertainment, Clink78 has all your travel needs covered. Please note that we cannot accept bookings on the website for more than 14 people. Contact the hostel directly to arrange group trips. Read more

82% Overall Rating 1545 out of 1821 customers would recommend this property based on 1821 reviews

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 82%

Facilities 79%

Location 85%

Safety 80%

Staff 83%

Value 78%

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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 2.54USD

Important Information

Passport, driver's license or government issued identity card is required upon check-in.? Guests can check-in until 4am. Guests will only be able to access their room after 2.30pm

A free luggage storage room is available for guests to use if they arrive earlier than 2.30pm. Check out time is 10am. ? Note that all our dorms are mixed unless a girl’s dorm is booked. ?

Guests that wish to bring their children, who are under 16 years of age, must book whole dorms or private rooms. ? Bookings cannot be accepted from any person under the age of 16 unless they are accompanied by an adult who is over 18. They will be refused check-in. ? When booking more than 1 bed in dorm rooms, we cannot guarantee that all of the guests will all be staying in the same room.

We suggest booking private rooms if guests do not want to risk being split. ? If you wish to cancel your reservation, you will need to notify us by email 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) ? Please note that for groups (more than 15 pax) the property will charge the outstanding balance on the credit card used to make the booking. If guests cancel within the 48 hours the balance will be refunded. ? We do not accept groups of under 16 years of age. ? Groups will be asked to pay a non-refundable deposit 25%, a week after the booking is made. The balance will be required 4 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 the group is arriving by coach, they must make sure to contact the reservations team for information on where to stop and park. ? If they do not inform us by email, or when booking, we cannot guarantee that the group will be in the same rooms and depending on availability the 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?

Contact us directly

Clink78 is a unique hostel housed in a former courthouse, just ten minutes’ walk from King’s Cross Rail Station. With easy access to no less than six tube lines, the national rail network and the Eurostar, Clink78 is the perfect location from which to explore London and beyond. With a lounge, a common area, and a bar with nightly entertainment, Clink78 has all your travel needs covered. Please note that we cannot accept bookings on the website for more than 14 people. Contact the hostel directly to arrange group trips. Read more

Shared Rooms

8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

10 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

12 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 12

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

16 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 16

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

10 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

14 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 14

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

10 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Deluxe 12 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 12

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe 10 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Basic 12 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 12

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 8 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

14 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 14

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

12 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 12

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Private Rooms

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Basic Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

About Clink78

Clink78 combines a 200 year history with cool interior design and modern facilities, all in the heart of King’s Cross. Stay in a former courthouse where Charles Dickens worked and The Clash stood trial.

The hostel is equipped with a good range of facilities including a modern self-catering kitchen, a fun bar, a games area, an internet room, a TV lounge, and a TravelSHOP where guests can buy tickets for London attractions and a laundry room.

The Clink78 reception is manned 24/7 by friendly multi-lingual staff, with night security
from 9pm. There’s no curfew, but guests need their key card to gain access to the
hostel and your room.

Clink78 offers a mixture of private rooms and dorms, many of which have en suite bathrooms.

Freebies include a continental breakfast, bed linen, a luggage room, a london walking tour, a London map and free Wi-Fi in communal areas. The

ClashBAR (open from 7pm until late every night) brings guests 7-nights-a-week of entertainment. It's great value and the perfect place to meet people, sample cool cocktails, play games and dance the night away.

Please make sure to read Clink78’s terms & conditions before booking.

Accommodation Information

Clink offers a mixture of private rooms (single, twin, triple and prison cells) and dorms (from 4 to 16 beds). Most private rooms and some dorms have their own bathrooms. ‘Girls Only’ dorms and ‘Girls Deluxe’ are also available, for a touch of luxury. All dorm beds are clean and comfortable, featuring unique and innovative pod beds that have their own reading light and handy small head locker for personal belongings. Towels are included in private rooms and girls deluxe rooms and are available at a small cost for others.

Location Information

Perfectly located to explore London’s rich past as well as its diverse multicultural present, Clink78, just ten minutes’ walk from Kings Cross Station, is the ultimate destination from which to discover all that London has to offer.

To the North; you will find Camden Markets and Regent's Park Zoo, to the South; the world famous British Museum, St Paul's Cathedral and the Tate Modern, to the East; the trendy nightlife of Angel, Old Street and Farrington and to the West; the shops of
Covent Garden and Oxford Street.

All are within walking distance or just a few minutes away by bus or underground.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.