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7.5
Very Good
8094 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

7.5
Very Good
8094 Total Reviews
  • Security
    8.3
  • Location
    8.7
  • Staff
    7.9
  • Atmosphere
    7.4
  • Cleanliness
    6.6
  • Value for Money
    7.1
  • Facilities
    6.5

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Latest Reviews

7.7
Very Good
Feb 12, 2024
Very big hostel, good facilities, good security, self check-in & check-out, staff is good but some staff is not so polite and helpful. Beds don’t have a charging socket which is very annoying. They have provided two USB slots for mobile charging but no type-C port; everyone uses iPhone these days and even an android user have type-C cable for charging. Overall good experience. Should stay here at least once in your London stay for an experience.
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Male, 25-30
2.0
Rating
Feb 11, 2024
Upon entering, the room was appalling & unsanitary, unfit for accommodation, lacking maintenance. It fell short of Generator Hostel's standard. Despite informing staff of claustrophobia, the almost windowless room exacerbated discomfort. Request for room change was initially delayed until nightfall, then denied due to full booking, showing lack of accountability. Advised to seek accommodation elsewhere reflects poor professionalism. Being promised room refurbishment doesn't excuse current substa
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Couple, 25-30
8.6
Fabulous
Feb 09, 2024
Only thing that bored me it was the restroom. It could be more clean with a better floor and doors at the showers
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Male, 25-30

Facilities

  • 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

Awards

Nominations

2015

Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

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