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Clink78 is a fun, friendly, fresh London backpackers’ hostel with fantastic facilities.

Clink78 is set in a beautiful 200 year-old courthouse that mixes elegant Victorian architecture with modern interior design. Clink78 is a social hub and a great place to stay to meet other travellers, but with its on-site basement bar; Clash Bar and space for over 500 guests, things can get very lively!

Clink78 offers all the magic of a smaller hostel as well as all the amenities of a bigger one!


78 King's Cross Road, London WC1X 9QG, UK


£1 from every booking goes to Charity

Help raise money for Dave’s AMS Marathon.  Book in October and £1 of your web booking will go KiKa childrens charity in Amsterdam.

Clink – shiny awards!

We won ‘Best Accommodation‘ Awards from BETA UK in both 2013 and 2012, and were voted Favourite Hostel in England by TNT Magazine in 2012.

in-house, late-night bar

Clashbar is downstairs at Clink78, but is open to Clink261 guests as well, and it’s the heart of our social life, with DJs and bands, games and quiz nights, and good value drinks!

stay at

Friendly central London boutique hostel

  • budget accommodation
  • large self-catering kitchen
  • closest to King’s Cross St Pancras / Eurostar

Clink Social App

Staying at Clink? Download our new social app for phone or tablet to meet fellow guests and get local knowledge on London from the Clink team. Available for iPhone/iPad, Android or as an HTML5 app

stay in a prison cell at

Clink78’s old police cells have been converted into two-bed rooms, but maintain the original features (except… you can get out when you like), making them an affordable but very unusual place to stay in central London!