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Clink 261 Hostel, London

2-star2 stars
261-265 Grays Inn Road, London, England, WC1X 8QT, United Kingdom

City-center hostel within walking distance of British Library
  • Free WiFi
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From 817 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Clise ro british library and tube. Jun. 10, 2018
  • Staff was nice. Area is good if you want t be near the train station but the area itself…Apr. 29, 2017

Clink 261 Hostel, London

from $67 CAD
  • Shared Dormitory (One bed in a 4 Bedded Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory (One bed in a 6 Bedded Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory (One bed in a 8 Bedded Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory (One bed in a 10 Bedded Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory (One bed in a 18 Bedded Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory (One bed in a 4 Bedded Girls' Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory (One bed in a 10 Bedded Girls' Dorm)
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

What’s around Clink 261 Hostel, London


  • In London City Centre
  • British Library - 8 min walk
  • Russell Square - 14 min walk
  • The British Museum - 21 min walk
  • BT Tower - 24 min walk
  • Oxford Street - 24 min walk
  • Old Bailey - 25 min walk
  • Aldwych Theatre - 27 min walk

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 46 min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) - 39 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 96 min drive
  • London King's Cross Station - 4 min walk
  • London St. Pancras Station - 7 min walk
  • London Euston Station - 13 min walk
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station - 5 min walk
  • Russell Square Underground Station - 12 min walk
  • Angel Underground Station - 15 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 25 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2:30 PM-4 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Freshen up
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Clink 261 Hostel, London’s small print

Also known as

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  • Clink 261 Hostel London
  • Clink 261 Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
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  • Clink 261 London
  • Clink Hostel 261
  • Hostel 261
  • Hostel Clink
  • Clink 261 Hostel London, England


Children under 12 years of age are not permitted in group bookings and advance notice is required to make bedding and parking arrangements.
Please note, that if the name on your booking is different to the name on the card used to the confirm the booking, the hostel may request a copy of your ID or card for legal reasons. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
When booking more than one dorm bed there is no guarantee that they will be located in the same room. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 4 for adults and GBP 4 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 200 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Clean rooms, ok showers. Can't complain!
ca3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good start to holiday!
It was just one night prior to catching train at St Pancras station. My colleague and I were more than impressed.
Susan, gb1 night trip
Poor 2.0
Unfriendly arrogant staff
Small and dirty rooms
gb1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Ok for the price, but the place needs more mens toilets. The first morning there was a power cut in the kitchen, so no lighting, and !imited choice, but all was OK the second morning. Quite a good breakfast in fact!
Vincent, gbOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
The best Youth hostel in London . Great staffs ,amazing cleaning Just the mattress need to be different but They're are not too bad Extremely happy there
Naima, gbBusiness trip

Clink 261 Hostel, London

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