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Very Good
8255 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Marvellous Staff
Awesome Cleanliness

Hostelworld says

Hostelworld guests have said Generator Hostel London is a clean, secure, "well-organised hostel with good and professional staff". We like their "lively and atmospheric" bar, which travellers tell us is "a great place to hang out a bit and have a beer while meeting nice people from around the globe". Our users say this hostel is "only three minutes" walk to Russell [Square] Underground Station, six minutes to King's Cross Station [and] three minutes to buses.

Property Description

Generator London is a design hotel-hostel located in Russell Square in the heart of central London, a short stroll to Covent Garden, Regents Park and trendy King's Cross. Guests can choose from shared dorms to private rooms, offering something for everyone. Complete with 24-hour reception, free wifi, cafe and bar Generator is a fun and affordable choice in London.

Generator London was the very first Generator and you'll find it in the area of Russell Square in the heart of the West End.

It's the ideal spot to enjoy London from, everything you need to see is minutes away by tube. You'll never run out of things to do in the UK's capital. You just have to decide where to start and we can help you with that. When you have seen and done it all for the day head back to Generator and unwind.

It's a destination in its own right and a great place to socialise and reflect on your experiences of the day. Head to the bar and chill out areas to get yourself a well deserved drink or two. It's lively, friendly and un-missable. We've also got great beds for sleepy heads and of course you'll be enjoying London life in the most authentic surroundings.

Choose from a great selection of rooms, from Dorms, to Quads, to Private rooms with innovative mod cons. Fast and free Wi-Fi is all yours too. To get the most out of your stay visit the travel shop and our city experts will help you devise an itinerary that will take you to all the hidden treasures this dynamic city has to offer. You'll have to stay longer to fit it all in but you'll not need convincing of that. We'll see you there soon.

Reviews & Ratings

Very Good
8255 Total Reviews
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Latest Reviews

May 24, 2024
Rooms were hot. Basement floor so literally the loudest place on earth. Toilet floor soaked constantly. Showers had a wierd smell. Overall just not the vibe. Yes it’s okay price and it’s fine for 1 night. But if you’re staying longer then book elsewhere
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Male, 25-30
May 23, 2024
Good location handy for King’s Cross or Russell Square tube stations. Clean compact rooms with locker storage. Bit of a walk to toilets and showers. Bar a lively meeting place, food good with designated eating areas. Staff friendly and helpful.
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Male, 41+
May 21, 2024
This hostel was disappointing as nothing worked. The elevator wasn’t working the whole time, and I was on the fifth floor so carrying my luggage up was annoying. The water didn’t work at all for most of my stay, I had to use my water bottle to brush my teeth. The washrooms on my floor were also out of order most of my stay. Also there were many large school groups staying here who would run and scream through the halls at all hours. The only plus is that you can walk to King’s Cross.
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Female, 18-24


  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Wheelchair Friendly
    • Security Lockers
    • Key Card Access
    • Common Room
    • Elevator
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Hot Showers
    • Reading Light
    • Safe Deposit Box
    • Card Phones
    • Towels Not Included
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Airport Transfers
    • Bicycle Hire
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • ATM
    • Shuttle Bus
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Housekeeping
    • Express check-in / out
    • Late check-out
  • Food & Drink

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Meals Available
    • Vending Machines
    • Cafe
  • Entertainment

    • Nightclub
    • Board Games
    • Games Room
    • Pool Table
    • Foosball
    • Wi-Fi




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