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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Cancellation of total amount permitted:
From confirmation - 31 days before arrival: 75%
30 - 8 days before arrival: 10%
7 days before arrival: 0%

Deposit due:
Upon confirmation: 25% (non refundable)
30 days before arrival: 75%

In case of no-show the full amount of the booking will be charged.
Every guest must have an official photo ID.

Additional Terms and Conditions

CAFÉ AND RESTAURANT - Our Group Meals go from 1 to 3 courses with a price range of 10 - 16€.
In need of a lunch pack for your excursions? We offer picnic option at 7.50€ per person

TOWELS & BED LINEN - Bed linen is included in all our rooms. The towels are only included in our Singles / Twin Rooms, if you are staying in a multiple dormitory you can add them for 6€.

LUGGAGE ROOM - You can store your luggage for 2€ per item. Please note that the luggage room must be booked in advance. If not pre-booked, due to space issues, we may not be able to hold your luggage.

Additional Info:

• The local city tax is not included, it should be paid upon arrival ( max 2.88€/person and night).
• In order to guarantee full privacy for dormitories, all empty beds should be paid.
• Groups under 18 will require written approval from the hostel.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Generator Paris

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Great Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Property Description

The stylish social spaces of Generator Paris are designed to meet all your travelling needs whether you want to relax in the café or enjoy a few cocktails during the weekly events program in the bar.

The best spots are at your fingertips with the Canal Saint-Martin’s art galleries, vintage shops and cafés just a 5 minute walk away and the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont a 15 minute walk away.

With our selection of modern and comfortable rooms there is certainly the right one for everyone. Enjoy affordable luxury in one of our Premium rooms with a private terrace or choose a Shared Room, Quad or Private En-suite. Check-in to the free WiFi across the hostel and share your Generator experience. City experts in our onsite travel shop will help you to find the hidden gems of Paris. Let us help you make the most of your stay.

Generator Paris Policies & Conditions:

Check-in starts at 2 pm.
Check-out time is 10 am.

In case of no show or late cancellation, the total amount of the full booking will be charged unless the property is informed of late arrival by the guest.

Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival.
This property may pre-authorize your card before arrival.

Payment types accepted at this property: cash, credit card and debit card.

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included. (International breakfast available upon request from 7 am to 10 am).


No curfew.
Non smoking rooms.
24H front desk.
Free WiFi access.
Onsite café available (open 24 hours).

In addition anyone over the age of 18 staying at Generator Paris will be charged a City Tax up to a maximum of €2.88 per person per night. This will be payable at check –in.”

Generator does not accept bookings made by those under the age of 16. Under 18’s cannot stay in any shared rooms, however they can stay in private rooms when accompanied by an adult over 18 years. If you’re between 16-18 and want to stay in a private room, you’ll need written consent from your parent or guardian. In Paris, under 18’s cannot stay in any shared rooms, however they can stay in private rooms when accompanied by an adult over 18 years. Failure to adhere to this rule will result in automatic Cancellation with no refund given. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.7

  • Security 8.7

  • Location 7.8

  • Staff 8.0

  • Atmosphere 8.1

  • Cleanliness 8.1

  • Facilities 8.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    07 Jul 2020
    Generator Paris is a fantastic property. Staff were very friendly and the bar looked nice! The location isn’t very central, but this doesn’t matter as transport links are excellent. Very good value for money. Can’t remember her name but the lady on reception on 7.7.20 had excellent customer service and deserves a mention!
    England, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 9.4


    29 Jul 2020
    Slept like a baby. Room is quite big, very clean and the bathroom is great too. Would come back
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    10 Aug 2020
    It's a little far out from the main a 'tourist areas', however, it's approx €9-10 in a uber so nit too bad. Metro just across the street and plenty of shops/pharmacies/places to eat in the neighbourhood. The staff were incredibly friendly, we showed up early on arrival and there was no hassle in checking in. The rooftop bar is also gorgeous with amazing views and pretty chill. Extremely clean too. Would defo say again.
    Ireland, All Male Group, 25-30
  • 8.9


    24 Jul 2020
    It was good. I have known better hostels (and worse of course!). The only cockup I would say they somehow managed: they assigned me to a bed that was already taken, not once but twice. I'm not really sure whether this is a regular occurrence or not. They are trying to cope (rather well I think) and get by with the COVID restrictions which involves prebookings only at the bar and a €5 breakfast served in a brown paper bag which has a croissant and some other stuff. Staff were absolutely lovely.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6


    13 Mar 2020
    Was the weekend of the Corona virus shut down so the hostel was very quiet. Arrived in 8 bed dorm to find food and belongings in the room and another bed made up. In morning I was only one in room so all the mess had been left by previous guests. Sign in room said all belongings would be cleared out that day so headed out. On return all mess was still there and food was beginning to smell. Reported to reception and cleaners arrived in 10 min to clean away 2 bin bags of rubbish.
    Ireland, Female, 41+
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    08 Aug 2020
    It was a good place to stay, and I can imagine it's great when its busy! Everything was clean, the showers were great and there was loads of storage under the bunks. One questionable thing was we weren't sure if we were allowed to have the breakfast (that I thought came under our booking) and it wasn't obvious to "grab and go". Secondly, we were kind ripped off with the locker scheme, buying a locker for 6 hours, arriving 5 min later and charged for 24:/ it's kinda rough outside, but safe inside
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    01 Mar 2020
    The staff was not very engaging with their guest and the bar tenders were actually quite rude. The rooftop was closed, but my friend called before we booked because the selling point of the hostel was the rooftop, and they had told us it was open. They have walking tours everyday which is nice but it's the same one which sucks. Their night activities are only available Thursday-sunday which also sucked because we stayed Monday thru Wednesday. Location was perfect and super clean.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 6.6


    22 Jun 2020
    Had a good stay but the room was full of bad bugs. I found out the day I was leaving because my skin and face were fully red. The staff had no understanding and said “happens sometimes”.
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
  • 5.4


    10 Mar 2020
    I stayed in the hostel at the start of the Coronavirus outbreak so it was understandably quiet. The hostel bar is very overpriced and you have to pay extra for storing luggage. I felt like they were trying to get as much money out of me as possible.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 3.7


    27 Feb 2020
    Somebody enter to our room and stole $160 dollars from my wife purse. They should advise to buy a lock to put in their box. This is the worse hotel I have stayed. Only three female receptionists were very help. The manager, she did not helped at all. She just say fill out a report and then I need to go to a police station. Advise, check hotels reviews, they have experience with stealing from the roo. They do not allow to bring food to the room.
    USA, Male, 41+
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  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines



  • 2016

    Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

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