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The Dictionary, Shoreditch Map

Hostel | 10 – 20 Kingsland Road, London, England E2 8DA

76.8% Overall Rating

121 out of 140 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (29/08/2014)

"good food in the bar and cafe downstairs. an excellent deal on hostelbookers gave us a huge discount on our room"

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wake-up calls
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 8.11

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

- Group booking? Group of 12 or more traveling to London? Contact us directly - The Dictionary Hostel only accepts guests aged between 18 and 35. - Under-18 year-olds will have to be accompanied by a responsible adult. - 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 at this establishment is 14 days. - 2 nights minimum stay during weekends (Fridays & Saturdays).

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to London?

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Gatwick Express – London Victoria – 25 min - £18.
Then take the underground to Old Street
First Capital Connect – London Bridge (Brighton to Bedford Train) – 28 min - £9.
Then take a bus from the bridge to us.

Stansted - Standsted Express – Liverpool Street – 45 min – £22.
Then take bus 149, 242, 243, 26 to Shoreditch Church (10 min) or 47 to Shoreditch Town Hall (10 min). These buses can be found at busstop K on Bishopsgate Road outside Liverpool Street Station.

Heathrow underground (Piccadilly Line) – Old Street (Change at King’s Cross St Pancras) – 70 min - £7.50.

Eurostar: The Eurostar comes in at St. Pancras. Once off the train, make your way to the Underground part of the station and find the Northern Line. Take the Northern Line southbound two stops to Old Street Station. Then follow instructions below.

Old Street - 10 minute walk. From Old Street Station, take EXIT 2. Once you are out of the station continue walking along Old Street. After 2 blocks the road forks. Keep left and make sure you are still on Old Street. Walk for about 3 more blocks until you go under the railway bridge, turn left onto Kingsland Road. We are on your right hand side.

Liverpool Street, turn left from the station onto Bishopsgate Rd and take either the 67, 242, 149 or 243 to Kingsland Road from bus stop K. The stop to get off at is Shoreditch Church and you can ask the bus driver to announce it for you.
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