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Generator Hostel London

Hostelworld.comUS$42*
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is by far one of the cleanest and nicest hostels I have ever booked. The room was clean and the hostel wasn't terribly loud. I was in a group of seven and they were able to accommodate us in the same room. The bar area was nice. The only things that bothered me about this hostel was that they...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

overall its a valuable place to stay in and very good location almost in city center near to all attraction places and 5 min walk from Kings cross station although i felt staff wasnt that much helpful for guidence and welcoming and food quality wasnt that much good but overall i highly recomnded for youth people to stay in

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Paris, France
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

very good, and thank you very much for your patience :) they are all very nice all are very good advisors and don't hesitate to move for help and show you, English people are very kind and polite I really appreciate

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Excelent place. Young people.. nice place and frendly staff. They didn't give it to us towels, what that is to bad for us... the breakfast is very good and the atention of the guys of bar was very nice. Gabriela and her partners were very nice with us and told us about a specifics places in london to see. We...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The place was very clean. You get a sink in the room so you can refill your water bottle or wash your hands anytime. I got overnight oats for breakfast, it was great filled me up past lunchtime. With only 12 minutes​ from King's Cross by walking and a station stop straight from Heathrow, it takes away worry of not...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The location is good, central but still quiet. It was surprisingly very clean for the amount of people and activity that goes on daily. Our room was very comfortable with excellent all day wi-fi signal. The showers had amazing water pressure & hot water. The staff are really friendly and the security staff at night made the place feel really...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fairly low cost and centrally located, but noisy and with not very helpful staff. You also have to pay over the odds for a padlock if you want to keep your stuff safe. I had a pretty rubbish night's 'sleep' all in all!

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Genlon, Manager at Generator Hostel London, responded to this review

hello X5071NTdddbb, We are really sorry to hear about your experience in our hostel, we do have security and reception team that is constantly watching to make sure our hostel is quiet during the night time. We hope to see you again Generator Hostels

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

(日本語下にあります) One of the biggest reasons why I really enjoyed London is that I stayed at this hostel! The location is perfect. It is close from King's cross station, moreover, only 5min walking from Russel Square station! If you use a subway, you can go to Piccadilly Circus only for 10min! The dormitory and bathroom were cleaned everyday, so it...

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Genlon, Manager at Generator Hostel London, responded to this review

Hey 彩子 岸! Thank you so much for your review! Its actually great to know you had a good time with us. Hope to see you soon Generator London

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

For London I think this is just about the best you can get! We travelled as a couple and only paid 80.- for the night, which is very cheap for central London. It is at a very nice location and the infrastructure really surprised me. The only thing I'd say wasn't the best, when traveling as a couple is that...

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Genlon, Manager at Generator Hostel London, responded to this review

Hey Timy L, It is great to hear you feedback, just to let you know we do have double bed and ensuites we just recommend to book it in advance to make sure you find it available. Hope to see you soon Generator London

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 9 nights in early March. The location of the hostel was perfect, the room was clean but very very small. Every time we opened the room door it hit one of the bunk beds. The draws under the bunks are useful but they do not fit a full sized suitcase. The customer service was average and the...

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Genlon, Manager at Generator Hostel London, responded to this review

Dear guest, we are sorry that you were not completely satisfied with the room size - next time please do not hesitate to come see our reception team working around the clock just to assist you. We are happy that you had good use of our location and that you felt the cleaning met your standards. Thank you for staying...

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Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Generator Hostel London

Address: 37 Tavistock Place | Russell Square, London WC1H 9SE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range: $44 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Generator Hostel London 2*
Number of rooms: 214
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“6 bed with private bathroom”
Aranchime91, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book far in advance for best rates. Bring your own towels unless you're happy to rent some from the hostel.”
MegG360, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I was at 4th floor on a 2 beds room, so might have helped for the good experience there.”
adelinul2000, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“great location”
BabouWang, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try to get the room on the first floor so you don't have to use stairs all the time.”
230danyr, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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