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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 colorful 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, features DJ nights, live music, a pool table and table football, giving guests the opportunity to meet fellow travelers.

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 accommodations and private rooms. Both shared and private 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.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Clink78 Hostel has been welcoming guests since May 13, 2010

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


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  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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Area info *
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Closest Airports
  • London City Airport
    7.3 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    15 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    25.7 miles
How to get to Clink78 Hostel from London Luton Airport
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Amenities of Clink78 Hostel
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bingo
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs GBP 28 per day.
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & 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
  • Safe Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Clink78 Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:30 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


4:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


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

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

The fine print

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 license, 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.

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

Please inform Clink78 Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

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

FAQs about Clink78 Hostel

  • Guests staying at Clink78 Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Clink78 Hostel is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Clink78 Hostel is 1.6 miles from the center of London.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Clink78 Hostel by:

    • Train 50min

  • Clink78 Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Happy hour
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Movie nights
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Live music/Performance
    • Bingo
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Walking tours

  • The prices at Clink78 Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.