261 -265 Grays Inn RoadLondonWC1X 8QTUnited Kingdom
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About Clink261

Clink261 is a colourful, modern hostel located in the heart of Kings Cross with multilingual staff.

The budget option is a bed in an 18-bed mixed dormitory, but there are also four to six bed, eight to ten bed mixed and female-only dormitories available, each with bunk beds and lockers. Private rooms offer greater storage space plus tea and coffee making facilities.

There are comfortable Chesterfield sofas, music and a Wii console in the TV room, a well-equipped self-catering kitchen and a laundry room. Free Wi-Fi is available in common areas.

Complimentary toast and cereal is supplied at Clink261 and there are numerous dining options nearby including The Queens Head, a quintessential British pub, and 06 St Chads Place, known for its sharing platters.

The art galleries, bars and restaurants of Hoxton are nearby while Kings Cross Underground Station and St Pancras International are both within walking distance.


261 -265 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8QT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(20)78339400 | Fax: +44(20)78339677 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

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Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Room safe
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

A base in London on a budget.

London is notoriously expensive and Clink261 offers a budget-friendly base to explore all that it has to offer. Kings Cross Underground Station is an easy five-minute walk away and, if you wish to save on eating out, buy ingredients from the supermarket n

Clean bathroom facilities.

As you'd expect from a busy hostel, the bathrooms are in constant demand but, while they are low in number and small in size, they are kept meticulously clean with twice-daily cleaning and regular checks.

Multilingual, helpful staff.

The reception is open 24-hours a day and previous guests have commented on the excellent customer service. The vast majority of staff at Clink261 seem to speak several languages each.

Negative Reviews

Inconsiderate guests.

As regular hostel-goers will understand, while most guests will be considerate of others, some will not be and, when you're sleeping in close-proximity to one another and sharing facilities, this can be cause for frustration.

Limited personal space.

The dormitories are reportedly small and, although little details like shelving and power points for each bunk have been thought of, there are apparently not enough lockers for everyone. Extra lockers are available in the reception (bring your own padlock

Cold showers at times.

With so many people in one place you'll need to time your showers carefully to ensure you don't get a cold one. Past guests suggest early mornings or late afternoons are best but it may be a case of trial and error.

Rating Overview

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7.7 /10
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    7.8 /10
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    7.7 /10
7.7 out of 10 based on 3227 reviews