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Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens
Free WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

3.6/5 Good
997 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • 24/7 Front Desk

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationThe British Museum14 min walk
Popular LocationCovent Garden Market9 min drive
Popular LocationLeicester Square11 min drive
AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)47 min drive

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  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

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

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsPrivate 3 bed room, Shared Bathroom
  • Private 4 bed Room - Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsPrivate 4 bed Room - Shared Bathroom
  • 6 Bed Private Room

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 6
    More details6 Bed Private Room
  • Bed in 4 bed Dorm - Shared Bathroom

    3.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsBed in 4 bed Dorm - Shared Bathroom
  • 1 Bed in a 6-Bed Dorm

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More details1 Bed in a 6-Bed Dorm
  • 1 Bed in a 8-Bed Dorm

    3.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More details1 Bed in a 8-Bed Dorm
  • Shared Dormitory (10-13 Bed Mixed)

    3.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsShared Dormitory (10-13 Bed Mixed)
  • Twin

    Room amenities

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

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Women only (10-12 Beds)
  • 6-bed Private Dormitory room ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More details 6-bed Private Dormitory room ensuite
  • 8-bed Private Dormitory room ensuite

    Room amenities

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

    Room amenities

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

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Women only (8-12 Beds) - shared bathroom facilities
  • Shared Dormitory (10-13 Bed Mixed) - shared bathroom facilities

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsShared Dormitory (10-13 Bed Mixed) - shared bathroom facilities
  • Superior King

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior King

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

London

Located in London's London City Centre neighbourhood, Generator London is near a metro station. The Strand and Covent Garden Market 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
  • Covent Garden Market - 9 min drive
  • Leicester Square - 11 min drive
  • Piccadilly Circus - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Russell Square Underground Station - 4 min walk
  • London King's Cross Station - 8 min walk
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 47 min drive

Restaurants

  • Tavistock Tandoori - 1 min walk
  • Continental Stores - 1 min walk
  • Moreish - 1 min walk
  • Pizza Sophia - 1 min walk
  • Valencia - 1 min walk

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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of enhanced cleanliness
Enhanced cleanliness are washed at 60°C or hotter
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and enhanced cleanliness
Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Contactless check-in and check-out

Safety measures

Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
Hand sanitiser provided
Temperature checks given to staff
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

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.

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

American ExpressMastercardVisa

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 guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; enhanced cleanliness; enhanced cleanliness.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • The property affirms that it adheres to the enhanced cleanliness sanitisation guidelines.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Property is also known as

Generator Hostel London
Generator Hostel
Generator London
Generator Hostel London England
Generator Hostel London Hotel London
Generator London Hostel

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 14 Jul 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Generator London on 17 Jul 2020 start from NZ$86, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. 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

Overall score and ratings for Generator London

3.6
5 - Excellent
197
4 - Good
417
3 - Okay
243
2 - Mediocre
83
1 - Poor
57
3.6
Cleanliness
3.8
Service and Staff
3.5
Amenities
3.5
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Nice place

Nice and clean hostel in the heart of London.

Stayed 7 nights in Mar 2020

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