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Generator Hostel London Hostel

Compton Place, Off 37 Tavistock Place, WC1, London, England

With 4071 reviews and a score of 82% this is a very popular hostel. A top place to visit, Generator London is near British Library which just a 7 mins walk away. This hostel is a great option if you're travelling for a family Holiday. At just 5 minutes away, close by Russell Square tube station makes a stay at Generator London very convenient. Generator London is a great choice of accommodation in London. For those looking for great location, a stay here is recommended. Read more

82% Overall Rating 675 out of 836 customers would recommend this property based on 836 reviews

Atmosphere 85%

Cleanliness 71%

Facilities 78%

Location 87%

Safety 87%

Staff 86%

Value 78%

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What's Included

  • Linen

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Mini Supermarket
  • Nightclub
  • Pool Table
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 6.33USD
  • Luggage Room 8.43USD
  • Towel 4.92USD

Important Information

The remaining 90% payment for your entire stay will be collected on arrival. Please note, if you cancel your reservation within 24hours of arrival or you do not show up on the arrival date, the first night of your booking will be charged to your card. You must cancel before 24 hours in advance to avoid a one nights charge.
Hostel cannot accept guest under 18 years of age.
Hostel cannot accept large group bookings made directly online, please use the hostelbookers group booking facility.

Hostelbookers Sale
Please note that all sales bookings are final and non-refundable. The property may charge your card in advance for the full amount of your stay. Payment protection is also not available in connection with these bookings. In the event that you cancel your booking the accommodation provider shall be entitled to retain the total outstanding costs of your booking. All rooms that are included in the sale are identified in their room type as [“!!! Sale !!! Non Refundable”].

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to London?

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With 4071 reviews and a score of 82% this is a very popular hostel. A top place to visit, Generator London is near British Library which just a 7 mins walk away. This hostel is a great option if you're travelling for a family Holiday. At just 5 minutes away, close by Russell Square tube station makes a stay at Generator London very convenient. Generator London is a great choice of accommodation in London. For those looking for great location, a stay here is recommended. Read more

Shared Rooms

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

10 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

12 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 12

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Private Rooms

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

About Generator Hostel 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.

Important points:

• Central location – Situated close to Russell Square
• Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
• Internet terminals
• Travel Desk
• Luggage Store
• Laundry Room
• Games Room
• Bar & Chill Out Areas
• Nightly Events & Entertainment
• Dining facilities for breakfast, lunch, dinner and all day snacks
• Female Dormitories
• Dormitories for 4, 6 & 8
• Group bookings

FREE WI-FI
Stay connected. Free across most areas.(public areas only at the moment) Internet terminals also available for a small charge.

THE BAR
Order a classic cocktail. Open from 5pm-2am with fun and games every night.

THE LOUNGE & CAFÉ
Open everyday 24/7

BREAKFAST
Enjoy breakfast between 7am – 10am (at a small charge).

DINNER.
Delicious meals available between 5-9pm every evening. A dish of the day will also be available together with the bar snack menu.

SNACKS
Vending machines available for night owls to satisfy the midnight munchies.

ROOMS TO AMAZE
A wide selection of contemporary Privates, Twins, Triples & Dorms, with crisp white linen all available at great rates. Towels included complimentary in Twin rooms only.

BATHROOMS
Shared showers on every floor.

LAUNDRY
Open 24 hours a day where you can wash, dry and iron for a small fee.

24 HOUR RECEPTION
No need to worry about arriving late or early. The Generator Reception is open 24 hours a day with a duty manager who’s always around to help.

LUGGAGE STORE
Secure luggage room is available so you can sightsee without dragging your bag with you.

GREAT STAFF
All our staff are multi lingual and on hand to help you with whatever info you need.

TRAVEL SHOP
Purchase tickets, tours and a whole lot more including phone and postal service. We will help you make the most of your stay. Undecided? Take advantage of our complimentary guided walking tour available daily.

Accommodation Information

Private rooms
Singles or Twins are available (towels with single / twins only)
Quad, six, eight and ten bed dormitories are available. Shared bathrooms with showers and toilets are available on each floor.

All rooms include:
• Power sockets
• Linen & bedding

Dorms
Quad, six, eight & ten bed dormitories are available as well as luxury female dormitories. Many bunks have a privacy screen. Shared bathrooms with showers and toilets are available on each floor.
All rooms include:
• Power sockets
• Linen & bedding
• Full length mirrors
• Personal Lockable Storage locker

Guest can store their bags in a luggage room which we have where its like a safety deposit box, which starts from £2.00 for a small locker for 6 hours up to £6.00 for a large locker for 24 hours. A large locker can store a 50 Litres ruck sack.

Location Information

You’ll find Generator in the heart of the West End. The nearest spot is Russell Square.

Directions
London is one of the most accessible cities. Whether your coming by plane or train it’s simple.
From the airport
Heathrow – hop on the Piccadilly line and head straight to Russell Square, don’t change.
Gatwick – Board the Gatwick Express train, it will take you straight to Victoria station where you can pick up the tube. Take the Victoria Line one stop to Green park and change onto the Piccadilly line which will take you up to Russell Square.

Luton – From the airport there is a bus to Luton Parkway train station. From here take a direct train to London Kings Cross. On arrival at Kings Cross you can then take the Piccadilly line to Russell Square.
Stansted – The Stansted Express will take you straight to Liverpool Street. From there take the Central Line tube to Holborn and then change to the Piccadilly Line and head to Russell Square.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.