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78 King's Cross Road, London WC1X 9QG England See on map
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
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Clink is a social and stylish backpacker hostel in a converted court house! Experience a heritage building with a modern twist: internet and TV courtrooms, prison cells, private rooms, dorm rooms, self-catering ...More kitchen, funky bar... Judge for yourself! Less
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Free Internet
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$18 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Clink78 Hotel London
United Kingdom > England > London > Clerkenwell
Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site
of an ancient meat market which remains in operation
today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally
renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and
some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a
focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough
time wondering through the area's maze of streets and
you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

Despite the slightly dodgy location, just south of King's Cross station, it's super convenient with rail, tube and bus services running close. Friendly knowledgeable staff, bustling vibe, slightly noisy, but carefully maintained and well customised old converted courthouse. The courtroom is a computer room. Lots...More

1  Thank Annie H
Response from Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78Responded August 29, 2016

Thanks Annie, we love to hear that :-) We hope to see you back again soon! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager

Reviewed August 21, 2016

Excellent I´ve spent 3 nights at this hotel during the time of the olimpics of 2012 and I had everithing I needed to have a memorable time. There was a great atmosphere within the guests and with the staff of the hostel. I was impressed...More

1  Thank MagdalenaO456
Response from Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78Responded August 21, 2016

Thanks a lot Magdalena :-) ! We hope to see you back again in the future! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager

Reviewed August 18, 2016

The staff are very friendly and accommodating. We were booked into the 3rd floor but my friend has a fractured foot so they happily moved us to a room with less stairs (there was a lift but it was out of order). This is a...More

1  Thank PocketFullOfShell
Response from Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78Responded August 19, 2016

Hi, Thanks a lot for your review! Sorry about your friends foot. I'm glad you could change rooms. Lately we have some problems with the lift, but are working on it! The vending machine in the reception area is indeed out of order at the...More

Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Clink78 is a fun and lively hostel that makes it easy to meet fellow travellers and make new friends! It is more suited for young travellers but accommodates for all including families with young children and wheel chair accessible. The kitchen is great for cooking...More

1  Thank Ashley M
Response from Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78Responded August 18, 2016

Hi Ashley! Thanks a lot, we love to hear that and great you made some friends in the hostel :-) It was indeed unusual hot for London during your stay, hope you still enjoyed the summer days in the city! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience...More

Reviewed August 16, 2016

I booked this hostel after staying a few nights at St. Christophers bc of how crappy they were. The staff at Clink 78 greeting me immediatley as I came in. They were very friendly about showing me places to go on the map. Once I...More

Thank tungstun77
Response from Clink_Hostels1, Guest Relations Manager at Clink78Responded August 17, 2016

Hi, Thanks for leaving us your thoughts :-) We love to hear you felt welcomes by the staff! We hope to see you back again soon! Kind regards, Laura, Guest Experience Manager

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"The hostel is well located. The Staff is friendly."
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"smaller dorms better"
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"Double check your room has air conditioning and if it does,"
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