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A 2-minute walk from Kings Cross Station, Clink261 is a modern hostel offering both dormitory rooms, private rooms, free WiFi in a central location in London.

All rooms share several bathrooms located on each floor and each room has its own sink. Every dormitory bed has its own locker (various sizes), a reading light and an electric/USB plug. Bed linen is free and guests have a personal key card to access their room and the front entrance.

Clink261 reception is open 24 hours a day, with friendly and knowledgeable staff who are always willing to help. There is free lockers at reception and free luggage storage for guests who arrive before check-in time. A free walking tour leaves from the hostel every day.

There is a well-equipped communal kitchen for guests to use and lounge areas to relax and meet fellow travellers. Guests are also welcome to use the bar at Clink78 that is located not far from the hostel.

Clink261 Hostel is the closest hostel to St Pancras International Station where the Eurostar Terminal is located. There are a large number of restaurants and bars in the immediate area. 1.5 miles away is Camden, which is a great choice for travellers interested in theatre, shopping and sightseeing.

This is our guests' favourite part of London, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Clink261 Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 18 Aug 2010.

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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of London, this property has an excellent location score of 8.9


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About Clink261 Hostel

Welcoming Booking.com guests since 18 Aug 2010

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  • I would like to know if there are lockers in the dorm rooms where I can keep my bags during my stay

    Yes, we have lockers in the dorm rooms which require a padlock!


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    Answered on 24 February 2020
  • Is it quiet at night?

    If you have any noise issues at night, please notify our reception team of the situation and they will be able to assist. Alternatively you can request a free pair of earplugs at reception!


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    Answered on 24 February 2020
  • When would check in and check out time be?

    Check in is open from 2:30pm until 4:00am the next morning. If you are arriving earlier then this, you can ask reception to grant you access to our free luggage storage room until you would like to check in. Check out is until 10:00am. Once you're checked out, you can ask reception to grant you access to our free luggage storage room until you would like to come back for it.


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    Answered on 24 February 2020
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Yes you do. You can also purchase one at reception for £3.50!


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    Answered on 24 February 2020
  • Hi how much are the laundry services? Thank you

    Hi! Laundry is £4.50 to wash and £1.50 to dry, so £6 in total :) Hope that was helpful!


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    Answered on 24 August 2021
  • Can you use the kitchen in the morning to make breakfast?

    Unfortunately you cannot make breakfast in our kitchen. Our guest kitchen has all the things you need to cook a tasty feast! Open from 1.00pm – 2.00am Our breakfast includes a selection of cereals, breads, cheeses, fresh fruit, pancakes and much more. As well as plenty of juices, teas and coffees to choose from. Book for your whole stay in advance for only £3.50 a day (£4.50 otherwise)


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    Answered on 24 February 2020
  • Hi, do your bunks have curtains?

    We do not have curtains on our bunk beds.


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    Answered on 17 May 2021
  • Is there air conditioning in every room?

    Hi, unfortunately there is not air conditioning. We do provide fans at reception


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    Answered on 31 July 2021
  • Hi. Do you have a lift, kitchen, and wifi and long term stays?

    Hi, yes we do have lift, kitchen and wifi.


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    Answered on 11 January 2022
  • Can we make our own breakfast in the kitchen?

    Hi, yes, the kitchen is self catered so you can cook your own food.


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    Asked about: Bed in Female Dormitory Room for 4 People • Answered on 11 January 2022
  • You have male and female inside same room?

    Hi There! Yes, we have both mixed dorms as well as girls-only dorms.


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    Asked about: Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room for 6 people • Answered on 22 October 2020
  • does it do breakfast and what time check in

    We are currently (Covid-19) offering a grab n' go bag for breakfast, which is £4.5). We also offer free tea. Otherwise, we have a self-catering kitchen, which you can use to make your own breakfast, and a coffee machine.


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    Answered on 1 July 2021
  • hey I'm looking to book a night next week. I have limited walking capability so wouldn't be able to get onto a top bunk. can I request a bottom bunk ?

    Hi there! We will indeed try our very best to get you in a bottom bunk, if you require it. It is extremely rare that this causes any problems.


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    Answered on 7 June 2021
  • Is it possible for a 16 year old to stay there without an adult?

    We require all guest's under the age of 18 to be roomed with a guardian for the entire duration of their stay.


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    Answered on 22 October 2020
  • Hi, I only have an expired photo id, will that be sufficient? I have a valid DB with 2 years still to go that I can show and the card I'd be booking with, if it helps. Thanks, Cal

    Hi, Sorry but we only accept Valid physical ID like Passport - driving License and Identity Card.


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    Answered on 11 January 2022
  • Hi, is it possible to get 6 people in the same room as we are a group of 6?

    Hi, We will try our best to keep all of you together but it's subject to availability


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    Answered on 11 January 2022
  • is there laundry services? thank you

    Yes we do offer laundry service


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    Answered on 6 October 2021
  • If I book a 4 bed room for 4 people is there a guarantee all 4 of us will be able to stay in the same room or are rooms picked at random?

    Hi There, Please note that we cannot guarantee this in case of an unforeseen circumstance – however, this is very unlikely.


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    Answered on 22 October 2020
  • Hi, we saw in your photos that you reduced capacity be 50%. Does that mean when I book two beds in a four bed dorm, it will only be me and my friend?

    Hello, The capacity is 100% in every room.


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    Answered on 8 January 2022
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    We do indeed! You can use our free luggage room on the day of check-in and check-out!


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    Answered on 24 February 2020
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • British Library
    0.2 miles
  • Bloomsbury
    0.2 miles
  • London Canal Museum
    0.3 miles
  • The Brunswick
    0.4 miles
  • King's Cross Theatre
    0.4 miles
  • The Place
    0.4 miles
  • BMA House
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Euston Station
    0.6 miles
  • Piccadilly Circus
    1.4 miles
  • Trafalgar Square
    1.5 miles
  • London Eye
    1.8 miles
  • Big Ben
    2 miles
  • Houses of Parliament
    2 miles
  • Buckingham Palace
    2.1 miles
  • Tower of London
    2.4 miles
  • O2 Arena
    5.6 miles
  • Wembley Stadium
    7.1 miles
Public transport
  • Metro King's Cross St Pancras
    0.2 miles
  • Train St Pancras Railway Station
    0.3 miles
  • Train King's Cross Station
    0.3 miles
Closest airports
  • London City Airport
    7.5 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    14.8 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    25.7 miles
How to get to Clink261 Hostel from London Gatwick Airport
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Facilities of Clink261 Hostel
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Walking tours
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Minimarket on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules
Clink261 Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

16:00 - 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

00:00 - 10:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 3 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 15 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Clink261 Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print


Please note that this property cannot accommodate stag or hen parties

Please note that check-in is from 14:30 - 04:00.

Please note that the hostel does not accept bookings for guests under 18 years old unless accompanied by an adult.

Guests who wish to bring children under 16 years of age must book a whole dorm or a private room.

Guests aged 16 or 17 years can be booked into one of dorm rooms, but must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over.

GROUP RESERVATIONS (15 people or more)
Please note that bookings that sums up 15 or more people for the same period, or with the same name, will be considered as a group reservation. Different policies will apply for those reservations. Guests must contact the property directly after the booking is made. A non-refundable deposit will be payable 1 week after booking and the balance is payable 1 month before arrival.

The self-catering kitchens are open from 12:30 until 00:00. The kitchen is used to serve breakfast in the mornings, so it cannot be used for other cooking during this time.

Please note there are no parking spaces directly at the hostel. Surcharge parking is available at the nearby Judd Street NCP Car Park, Judd Street, St. Pancras, WC1H 9QR.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Clink261 Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Clink261 Hostel

  • The prices at Clink261 Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Clink261 Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Walking tours

  • Check-in at Clink261 Hostel is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Clink261 Hostel by:

    • Train 50min

  • Clink261 Hostel is 1.6 miles from the centre of London.