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The newly renovated Clink78 is centrally located just 10 minutes' walk from King's Cross Tube Station and St Pancras International Station. This lively hostel offers free WiFi throughout the building, plus a free London walking tour leaves daily from reception. The hostel is a former Victorian courthouse that has been updated with bold and colourful interior design. Guests can make use of a modern self-catering kitchen. Original courtrooms have been converted into a TV/film lounge and a computer room. ClashBAR, located in the basement, boasts DJ nights, live music, a pool table and table football, giving guests the opportunity to meet fellow travellers. Reception is open 24 hours a day and guests can access the building and their room using a personal key card. Staff are multi-lingual and knowledgeable about hostel happenings and city hot-spots. Clink78 Hostel has shared and female-only dormitory-style accommodation and private rooms. Both shared and en-suite bathrooms are available. All bunk beds have individual reading lights and small lockers for valuables. Towels are included in private rooms and available to others for a small fee. The British Museum is a 20-minute walk, and the fashionable Islington district is a 15-minute walk away.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet

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Facilities of Clink78 Hostel

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Lift
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bingo
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Happy hour
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Karaoke
  • Billiards
    Additional charge
  • Games room
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs £28 per day.
  • Street parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
    Additional charge
  • 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
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    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
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Clink78 Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:30 to 00:00

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


From 04:00 to 10:00



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 3 years and above will be charged as 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

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash Clink78 Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Bookings cannot be accepted from any person under 18 years of age unless they are accompanied by an adult, aged 18 years or over. 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.

The total price of your reservation may be charged in full on your credit card by Bed Reservations Ltd any time after booking.

Stag and hen parties are strictly not accepted. Clink78 reserves the right to deny entry to anyone who has booked online as part of such a group.

Check-in is from 14:30 - 04:00. A luggage room is available at an additional charge if guests arrive earlier.

The hotel requires either a passport, driver's licence, or a government-issued identity card as a form of ID upon check-in.

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.

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.

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 Clink78 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.

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