Clink - Cheap Hostels in London

Clink Hostels are family-run, friendly backpacker hostels in London

Comfortable and stylish, our youth hostels are aimed at visitors to England who'd like a little good value glamour during short-term stays of up to two weeks.

Looking for a Zone1 London hostel that's easy to get to and from?

Clink Hostels are in King's Cross, with the best airport connections, train, bus and tube links in London. Connections with all London's sights and attractions are also excellent.

Clink - real London

Clink78 & Clink261, our two central hostels are a few minutes walk apart and close to some of London's best nightlife, good value bars and restaurants, cosy real ale pubs, unmissable London tourist attractions and alternative sights.

Clink central London backpacker hostels have great facilities

With self-catering kitchens, big social spaces, internet and wifi, a travelshop, private bar, laundries, FREE breakfasts, FREE bedlinen, a FREE walking tour of London and more, we've got all the facilities and services you need.

Clink78 - façade by night

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Booking Terms & Conditions

  • Your payment details are requested now to secure your booking. The total balance is due on arrival therefore no deposit will be charged on your credit card.
  • Please note that if you wish to cancel your reservation, you need to notify us by email at reservations@clinkhostels.com at least 48 hours in advance of your arrival date. Clink Hostels (Bed Reservations Jersey Ltd) reserves the right to charge your credit card of the first night if you fail to do so.
  • If you wish to make a group reservation (more than 15 persons), please fill in our Group Booking form
  • Please note that guests who wish to bring children less than 16 years of age must book whole dorms or private rooms.
  • Bookings cannot be accepted from any underage person unless they are accompanied by an adult over 18. They will be refused check-in.
  • Note that all our dorms are mixed unless a girls dorm is booked.
  • When booking dorm beds in dorm rooms, we cannot guarantee that you will all be staying in the same room. We suggest booking private rooms if you don't want to be separated.
  • Passport, driver's license or government issued identity card required upon check-in.
  • Check-in: from 2.30pm till 4am. If you arrive before 2.30pm you're welcome to leave your luggage in our luggage room. Check-out: 10am.

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Clink78

Clink78's beautiful building, seen at night

  • Stylish, fun youth hostel in central London 
  • Beautifully renovated courthouse building with original cells and courtrooms, and a history that links Charles Dickens and The Clash
  • Clashbar: hostel bar and venue open every night with live bands, DJs, games nights and parties

Facilities

  • Internet & PC Courtroom
  • TV & Film Courtroom
  • Clashbar
  • Open-plan dining and seating area
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Clink Travelshop
  • Free breakfast
  • Multilingual staff
  • Laundry room
  • Secure key card
  • 24-hour reception
  • Lots of clean bathrooms

Rooms and prices

  • Prison cells

    from £50 subject to availability

  • Private rooms

    from £40 subject to availability

  • Mixed dorms

    from £12 subject to availability

  • Girls’ dorms

    from £12 subject to availability

  • Bird's Nest Dorms

    from £15 subject to availability

Clink261

  • Cosy, intimate boutique hostel in central London
  • Friendly and personalised service
  • Hostel with a British feel to it; it’s draped in Union Jacks and a picture of the Queen adorns our walls
  • Closest hostel to London’s Eurostar station (St Pancras/Kings Cross)

Facilities

  • Lounge & TV room
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Free breakfast
  • WiFi, Internet & PCs
  • Multilingual staff
  • Laundry room
  • Secure key card
  • 24-hour reception
  • Lots of clean bathrooms

Rooms and prices

  • Mixed dorms

    from £12 subject to availability

  • Girls-only dorms

    from £12 subject to availability

  • Private rooms

    from £50 subject to availability

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