Region: Greater London

Disabled Facilities: No

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: The Dictionary Hostel, 10-20 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, London E2 8DA

Contact: +44 207 613 2784



The Dictionary Hostel is located in vibrant Shoreditch, East London, United Kingdom with a capacity of 200 beds.
Our independent backpackers hostel is conveniently located within 5 minutes walking distance of Shoreditch High Street, 10 minutes of Old Street Station and 15 minutes of Liverpool Street Station as well as short direct buses to The British Museum, Tower of London and most of London’s touristic objectives.

We have established ourselves as one of London’s top hostels and rated in the Top 30 Specialty Lodging in London on Tripadvisor. We have also been featured in:

- The Sunday Times - Top Hostels Worldwide
- EasyJet – Coolest Backpacker’s Hostel in East London
- The Telegraph – Travel Review
- The Independent – Budget Beds in London(The Big 6)

Since opening our doors for the first time in 2012, we have expanded to 200 beds, in a variety of rooms ranging from 16 bed dorm ensuite to 8 bed shared facilities to private double rooms with ensuite and shared facilities, with consistently great reviews on security, staff attitude, cleanliness and location. We do have 24 hours reception cover as well as CCTV cover throughout the hostel.

Over the past 5 years we have worked with many travel agents, universities and schools from the UK and Europe and I believe that we could also be a valued partner to yourself as recommended accommodation for your group business for Central and East London.

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What group sizes do you cater for?
We cater for any size group between 6 to 190 pax.

Please give information regarding room sizes and room facilities?
We have a variety of rooms:
Double private ensuite
Double Private Shared facilities
12-16 bedded dorms ensuite
10 bedded dorms ensuite
8-6 bedded dorms shared facilities
6 bedded dorms ensuite
4 bedded dorms ensuite

All of our dorm rooms have double bunk beds with cages underneath for locking bags and valuables.
The shared facilities rooms are very close to their respective bathrooms.

Our Private rooms have flat screen TV’s.

What is the cost of the accommodation?
Our prices are very competitive and vary depending on day of week and time of the year. However we recommend contacting for up to date availability and prices.

What is your process for booking pre arranged risk assessments?
We offer a free pre-trip hostel visit for two with every provisional full-board school trip booking. Take the time to meet hostel staff, find out about fire safety arrangements and let us help with your risk assessment. This free night’s stay with breakfast gives you a chance to raise any queries that might not have occurred in the initial planning phase.

Does your Accommodation have a booking contact?
Main booking contact will be our reception or both can be contacted on 02076132784

Do you have first aid on site or will the group need to bring a qualified first aider?
We do have first aid on site.

Please list facilities available.
We have a self-catered kitchen with dining area. We can provide Packed lunches as well as half board in our bar, for an extra fee depending on the size of group.

What are your disabled facilities?
Unfortunately we are not disable friendly, we do have a number of rooms on the ground floor but with no extra facilities.

What are your opening days and hours?
We are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?
We are a very quirky and youthful hostel in one of London’s coolest and best connected areas.

Age of Children / Pupils: 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December

Accommodation Type: Hotels

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