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The Dictionary Hostel, Shoreditch, London Hostel

10-20 Kingsland Road, London, England

This backpacker hostel is well known for its friendly staff. Stay here and you'll be near Old Street tube station, which is 13 minutes away. Anyone looking for a good starting point to explore London will find it here. This accommodation has proved popular with previous guests who have rated it at 89%. Anyone staying here will enjoy an area outside. Read more

82% Overall Rating 162 out of 189 customers would recommend this property based on 189 reviews

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 80%

Facilities 75%

Location 87%

Safety 82%

Staff 91%

Value 74%

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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Mini Supermarket
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 7.94USD

Important Information

Check-in from 14:00.
Check-out by 10:00.

Hostelbookers Sale
Please note that all sales bookings are final and non-refundable. The property may charge your card in advance for the full amount of your stay. Payment protection is also not available in connection with these bookings. In the event that you cancel your booking the accommodation provider shall be entitled to retain the total outstanding costs of your booking. All rooms that are included in the sale are identified in their room type as [“!!! Sale !!! Non Refundable”].

We cater to the age 18-35 market as a guideline. Please contact us for more info if you fall outside this age range. You must bring the credit/debit card that you booked with, even if you wish to pay the balance in cash. Please remember to bring your valid ID for check-in (passport, EU ID card or UK driving licence are all valid, but student ID cards will not be accepted, sorry!). No-one will be checked-in without their valid ID.

We are a hostel for backpackers and tourists - bookings from people resident in London will be accepted at the management’s discretion only. As an extra security precaution to keep everyone safe, you may be asked to provide proof of address. Anyone unable to provide such proof, when asked, will unfortunately not be allowed to stay.

If you are a group of 10 or more, please contact us directly. Cancellations can be made up to 24 hours prior to arrival. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of the stay.

The maximum stay for guests is 14 days. There is a 2 night minimum stay at weekends (Fridays & Saturdays).

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to London?

Contact us directly

This backpacker hostel is well known for its friendly staff. Stay here and you'll be near Old Street tube station, which is 13 minutes away. Anyone looking for a good starting point to explore London will find it here. This accommodation has proved popular with previous guests who have rated it at 89%. Anyone staying here will enjoy an area outside. Read more

Shared Rooms

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

16 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 16

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

14 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 14

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

10 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 10

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

8 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 8

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

12 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 12

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Basic 16 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 16

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

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Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 8 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard 16 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 16

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

About The Dictionary Hostel, Shoreditch, London

We are proud to bring you the latest addition to London's cool and trendy hostels with The Dictionary.

It's set in an old veneer factory in trendy East London and boasts an industrial bar, en-suite bedrooms, brand new refurbished rooms and an Eco-friendly approach to life.

Welcoming you with open arms are experienced and enthusiastic owners and a handful of friendly staff who all work together to make sure you have the best stay you can have in London!

Please note: We cater to the 18-35 year old market and valid government ID (passport, UK drivers license or EU identity cards) will be needed for each guest checking-in. If you fall out of this age group, please contact the hostel directly for more information.

Accommodation Information

All our rooms have been newly built. Our bunks come with lockable lockers underneath the beds and we sell locks at reception if you have forgotten yours. Linen is included.

Our private rooms are equipped with televisions and complimentary towels.

We have a lovely bar downstairs where you can buy hot meals, coffee, tea and pastries or have a drink at night. WiFi is free in the Lounge area and we can store your luggage for you free of charge on the day you check in and check out.

Location Information

Shoreditch is the catchphrase of the day with people from all corners of the world wanting to see, explore, shop, drink, eat and stay in Shoreditch. It is the gateway to East London and represents all that is cool.

It’s set next to the city centre and has loads of transport options including the Underground (Old Street, Liverpool Street), National Rail (Liverpool Street) and Overground (Shoreditch High Street, Hoxton) and buses to all over London (e.g. Bus 55 - Oxford Street - 20min).

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day 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.