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Generator Hostel London

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Being a hostel, I wasn't expecting a 'personal' experience but I felt more valued than most hotels I've stayed in. The service was next to none, absolutely. When we mentioned the smell of smoke in our room, the immediately offered to move us. The food,...More

Thank LynnPL
Response from Genlon, Manager at Generator Hostel LondonResponded 9 January 2018

Dear Lynn, thank you for taking the time to give us this amazing feedback! We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us and that our team was able to help you and make you feel home :) We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

It was one of the cleanest hostels I have ever seen. Metro, bus stops are near by but you can walk as well. In about 15' you arrived in Oxford street and we made 25' to Covent Garden and Camden Town. British museum is about...More

Thank Theodora N
Response from Genlon, Reception Team at Generator Hostel LondonResponded 8 January 2018

Dear Theodora, Thank you so much for giving us your impressions about your stay. I am sorry that you found your room too cold which tainted a good nights sleep. Our building has central heating facilities that are set on a timer, but I will...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018

I was already at generator the second time. I really like the interior in the common rooms. The people working there are nice and funny to hang out with. They have a nice bar an beer pong and other stuff you can do in the...More

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Response from Genlon, Manager at Generator Hostel LondonResponded 6 January 2018

Dear Guest, thank you very much for taking the time to give us a feedback! We are really happy to know you had such a wonderful time here with us and that you got the chance to hang out with our team! We can't wait...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018

Straight to the point. Nice professional staff, mainly the kitchen staff. Clean accommodation. Most floors have a shared bathroom on same floor which is large enough to cater for a good number of people showers/toilets at one time. Some floors have two man toilets so...More

Thank Glen S
Response from Genlon, Manager at Generator Hostel LondonResponded 2 January 2018

Dear Glen S, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hostel after your stay. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. At Generator we always aim to deliver an awesome experience...More

Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Let's start off by saying it is a corporate commercial hostel meaning it is all about money and getting it from you anyway possible . The bathrooms ran out of toilet paper , rooms were cramped and common area smelled bad. The cleaning was often...More

1  Thank Amanda P
Response from Genlon, Manager at Generator Hostel LondonResponded 26 December 2017

Hello Amanda P, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hostel after your stay. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. At Generator we always aim to deliver an awesome experience...More

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US$34 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
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JamieandChris
15 January 2018|
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Response from Bo F | Reviewed this property |
All rooms have individual door locks. It is exactly like in a hotel with a key card
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Cate S
26 December 2017|
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Response from Edward Z | Reviewed this property |
There is Wifi in the rooms but it does tend to disconnect a number of times in a few minutes. Other than that the room I was in was warm enough especially with the blanket given. BUT you have to tell them should you wish... More
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Amanda P
20 November 2017|
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We stayed in a private room and had at least 2 outlets
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"the 12 bed girls room is next to the smoking area and even though the windows don't open you can..."
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"As with all hostels a private room is always best, but I had no issues with noise in a 12 bed dorm, unlike..."
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