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3.7/5 Good
2,069 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Bar

Map

What's nearby

Popular LocationThe British Museum14 min walk
Popular LocationOxford Street17 min walk
Popular LocationLeicester Square16 min drive
AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)49 min drive

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  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Private 3 bed room, Shared Bathroom

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Private 4 bed Room - Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • 6 Bed Private Room

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 6
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  • Bed in 4 bed Dorm - Shared Bathroom

    3.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • 1 Bed in a 6-Bed Dorm

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • 1 Bed in a 8-Bed Dorm

    3.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dormitory (10-13 Bed Mixed)

    3.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Twin

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (10-12 Beds)

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • 6-bed Private Dormitory room ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • 8-bed Private Dormitory room ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • 8-bed Private Dormitory room shared bathroom facilities

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (8-12 Beds) - shared bathroom facilities

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dormitory (10-13 Bed Mixed) - shared bathroom facilities

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Superior King

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area

London

Located in London's London City Centre neighbourhood, Generator London is near a metro station. Covent Garden Market and The Strand are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Russell Square and Regent's Park. Consider Piccadilly Theatre for a night out, and don't miss London Eye, a top local attraction. Our guests appreciate the hostel's convenience for public transport: Russell Square Underground Station is 4 minutes by foot and King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station is 8 minutes.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • The British Museum - 14 min walk
  • Oxford Street - 17 min walk
  • Leicester Square - 16 min drive
  • Trafalgar Square - 17 min drive
  • Piccadilly Circus - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Russell Square Underground Station - 4 min walk
  • London King's Cross Station - 8 min walk
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 49 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • On-site dining venue – Restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast and dinner.

About this property

Generator London

London hostel in London City Centre, walk to Russell Square
A restaurant, a nightclub and a bar/lounge are available at this hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and an arcade/games room are on-site. Rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access and showers.
Generator London offers 214 forms of accommodation. This London hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available
Street parking
Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–noon on weekends: GBP 8.50 per person
1 restaurant
1 bar

Things to do

Arcade/game room
Nightclub

Family friendly

Arcade/game room
Laundry facilities

Conveniences

ATM/banking services
Lift
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand
Reception hall

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Housekeeping (on request)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English
French
Hungarian
Italian
Spanish

More

Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Heating
Linens

Bathroom

Shower

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival.
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

American Express
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Towels/sheets: GBP 4

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 8.50 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates). Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
  • For traveller safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Generator London and receive a full refund?
Yes, Generator London offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Generator London cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Generator London?
As of 3 Jun 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Generator London on 14 Jun 2020 start from €74, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours over a 30-day period. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is this hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Generator London doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Generator London?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Generator London?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is this property located?
Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Russell Square, The British Museum and University College London. Oxford Street and Aldwych Theatre are also within 1 mile (2 km). Russell Square Underground Station is only a 4-minute walk and King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station is 8 minutes.

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
426
4 - Good
910
3 - Okay
481
2 - Mediocre
157
1 - Poor
95
3.7
Cleanliness
3.9
Service and Staff
3.5
Amenities
3.7
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Great property. I liked that it was hidden away from the hussle and bussle of main street

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The location is great. The hostel has a lot of great amenities such as a bar, restaurant, showers, and for staying short time is a good option.

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

    Too noisy

    Very noisy. Ventilation fan too noisy

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020