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The Dictionary, Shoreditch Map

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

83.7% Overall Rating

142 out of 162 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (25/08/2015)

Christina Appel thinks…

"The staff was very friendly! The room was tidy and the toilet as well (16-bed-dorm, shared)! Self-catering-facilities were okay, used it only for tea, but seemed clean."

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Facilities

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

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 7.70

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

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).

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Directions

Airports
Gatwick: Take the Gatwick Express to 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: Take the Stansted Express train to Liverpool Street – 45 min – £22.
Then exit the station and turn left up Bishopsgate Rd (the main road). Head to bus stop E (opposite Boots and the Dirty Dicks pub) and take either the 26, 48, 149, or 242 to Shoreditch Church. You can ask the bus driver to announce it for you and there should be electronic screens with the stop names too.
OR, take the National Express bus directly from Stansted Airport to the stop 'London Shoreditch' and walk from there to the hostel (5 mins). Tickets from £10.

Heathrow: Take the underground from Heathrow (Piccadilly Line) to Old Street (Change at King’s Cross St Pancras to the Northern Line) – 70 min - £7.50.

Eurostar: The Eurostar arrives 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 Station - exit the station and turn left up Bishopsgate Rd (the main road). Head to bus stop E (opposite Boots and the Dirty Dicks pub) and take either the 26, 48, 149, or 242 to Shoreditch Church. You can ask the bus driver to announce it for you and there should be electronic screens with the stop names too.
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