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Generator Hostel London

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37 Tavistock Place | Russell Square, London WC1H 9SE, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hostel has a very 'youth' atmosphere inside. It is clean and the staffs are friendly. It served a great breakfast too. And it is securely guarded by the security. But it takes some times to connect to the internet ! And the room (4 ppl with bunk beds) is small. We could hardly open our luggage. The location is... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Generator Hostel for two nights. The staff is very friendly. I enjoyed the tight security that ensured no unwanted persons enter the hostel (f.e. to go to the baggage room). Staff is very helpful if you have anything you need. The room was clean and nicely done. The facilitites were clean as well. There is a lot... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great youth vibes here. The staff was really nice. They printed out my ticket and charged my phone free of charge when I only had an EU adapter and forgot that the UK needed a separate adapter. They upgraded us from a large room into a smaller 4 bed room. It was nice of them because I wasn't woken up... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great hostel, perfect location (next to busy subway lines), very clean and modern. The value for money is great. Nothing to say, it was absolutely perfect, except the men showers on the fourth floor. They were so hot that it was impossible to take a shower!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This hostel is in a fab location. The staff are helpful and the other travelers in the hostel were heaps of fun. Great place if you're traveling alone. Bar was a lot of fun .. Maybe too much at times :) I highly recommend this hostel if you're planning a trip to London

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

Hello CMtraveller89, Thank you so much for sharing your comments after your recent stay with us here in London. It’s so great to hear that we have managed to meet your expectations and be a part of your memorable trip to London town. We would love to welcome you back to Generator again soon, and please do keep spreading the... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Generator Hostel London is a great hostel. The room is clean and the staff there is really kind and nice, Hafeez in particular. I carried my huge luggage arriving late at midnight and leaving in the early morning. It's him helping me go up and down those steps and stairs. The experience there was really good!

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

Hello Jamie L, Thank you for your “Great” review it’s so nice to hear from you and to understand that we have helped to create an enjoyable stay while you were with us. I really do appreciate the feedback on our Team and I will share your great feedback with them and Hafeez, who will no doubt be delighted to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and "coolish" hostel with their own pub and lounge area. Good location near King's Cross/St Pancras which means you can go here directly from Gatwick. Not too soundproof, though. I had some trouble sleeping trough the night. The bed was comfy, though. Clean room. Nice staff.

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

Hi Lancefestivalen, Thank you for your wonderful review and feedback after your recent stay with us. I’m delighted to hear that we have been able to meet your expectations and be a part of your London adventure. We spent a lot of time carefully planning our new design led social spaces and facilities during our refurbishment. It’s great to hear... More 

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Generator Hostel London was in a great location. The large dorms were clean, friendly and had a welcoming atmosphere and positive vibe. Linen was fresh and the bunk beds were solid and offered a little bit of privacy. The bathrooms were in convenient locations around the building and were also kept tidy. My favourite part about this hostel was the... More 

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

Hello Tessa D, Thank you for your wonderful review and feedback after your recent stay with us. I’m delighted to hear that we have been able to meet your expectations and be a part of your London adventure. I’d like to thank you for choosing Generator London and I hope we will see you again in the future. Please visit... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a wonderfull time! The beds are good, the hostel is very clean and the pub is the best! Special thanks for Hafeez, a great guy that work there! All the workers are friendly and gave great information. The best place to know people of allround the word.

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

Hello Luis Henrique S, Wow. Thanks for your Fabulous feedback after your stay with us here in London. It’s always great to hear wonderful feedback about our Team here. We all have an enthusiasm for Generator and I will let the whole team, especially Hafeez, know that they have had such a lasting impression after your visit. We look forward... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The pictures on their website of their private rooms with no bathroom are fake! The webpage doesn't show how they are actually bunk bed. The room had a little table, an ugly sink that only gave cold water, with little to no heating all day and night or hot water in the showers (Room felt like a cold tight prison... More 

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

Hello Marvin G, Firstly can I thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and concerns with us after your recent stay at Generator London. I was obviously very disappointed to read that the room you received was not what you were expecting. I understand how frustrating this can be and apologize for any inconvenience this caused you.... More 

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