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Hostel | 78 King's Cross Rd, London, England WC1X 9QG

81.6% Overall Rating

3310 out of 3882 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/04/2014)

Callum Swansborough thinks…

"Great atmosphere! Not too far from King's Cross station, but the walk after a long day can take forever."

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet café
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 3.36

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

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.

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Group of 15 or more traveling to London?

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81.6%

Overall Rating

3310 out of 3882 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Clink78'

Atmosphere
87.2%
Location
87.2%
Facilities
78.4%
Cleanliness
77.6%
Staff
87.2%
Value
75.2%
Safety
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Asta Klimaviciene

08 June 2008 Asta would recommend this property

Liked: Unique place - sleeping in what used to be a police cell, browsing Internet sitting in a judge's seat or witness-box :)Good location, basic & clean rooms. Recommended for young people looking for budget accommodation.

Disliked: Asta left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

08 June 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: kitchen space and facilities, how some of the existing courthouse decor has been kept and implemented (one of the best aspects), modern working appliances

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Peter Tsuma

07 June 2008 Peter would recommend this property

Liked: the location room decor comfortable funiture including beds friendly and helpful staff

Disliked: Peter left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
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Jeremy Perreault Cote

06 June 2008 Jeremy would recommend this property

Liked: Internet, The location and the staff

Disliked: Jeremy left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Ashley Pavlic

05 June 2008 Ashley would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is very clean and adequate. The beds are comfortable and each has an individual reading light. A lot of school children stay there. It is not a place to party. Many of the bathrooms and showers are co-ed.

Disliked: Ashley left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

05 June 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I like this hostel because is a very clean and have a good rooms.But everytime i didnt find this hostel is a very dificult for you find.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

04 June 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Convenient and simple

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

03 June 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Atmosphere, cleanliness and the big big kitchen!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

02 June 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: cleanliness price/service ratioold court rooms as computer and television rooms.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

31 May 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: - new, cool design of the rooms and the hostel - young staff- good location in city of london

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 40% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Joy Castleton

31 May 2008 Joy would recommend this property

Liked: The building

Disliked: Joy left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 100%

Customer review

31 May 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Although sharing large dorms, beds felt quite private due to screens. lockers beneath beds were good, as was the kitchen/diner downstairs. showers were great, although very often men would be showering in the females...

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

30 May 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: colorsthe showers were sub-standard though,

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

45.7%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

Customer review

29 May 2008

Liked: The bed, the room,

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Adam Heathcote

29 May 2008 Adam would recommend this property

Liked: location, price

Disliked: Adam left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Joaquin Andres Gianni

29 May 2008 Joaquin Andres would recommend this property

Liked: Good kitchen.. good atmosphere, a lot of fun people!

Disliked: Joaquin Andres left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

28 May 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: clean

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

27 May 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The colour coded floors, easy to remember your colour and thus the location of your room.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

27 May 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: - liked the dividers in bed, private for for dorm style- coul use lights in the beds, individual reading etc.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

27 May 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: overall nice and very cheap accomidation with good facility for a city like London

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

26 May 2008

Liked: private rooms

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Chun Wai So

26 May 2008

Liked: great kitchen

Disliked: Chun Wai left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

sandra huvenne-james

25 May 2008 sandra would recommend this property

Liked: Intresting, new, clean..

Disliked: sandra left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

25 May 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and central

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

25 May 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: such a cute concept...could see aspects of old courthouse in the internet & tv rooms...close to the underground, although the directions to get to the hostel were a little confusing at first.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


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