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Generator Hostel London

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   37 Tavistock Place | Russell Square, London WC1H 9SE, England (Camden / Primrose Hill)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great little Hostel which isn't far from the Underground and centre of London. Comfy bed, but rooms a little on the small side and no plugs near the beds. Overall all though, a great stay and would recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved the stay here, great atmosphere. Everything was more than expected from the clean rooms to the awesome bar!! The staff were not only friendly but told us great advice, helping us out as much as possible! Would recommend as many people to come here for their stay! P.s the security was A+++

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friendly staff and security, modern and funky hostel! After 11pm you cant be Noisy or setcurity will give you a littlet hush, but works out well if you are an early riser! Besides, the bar is open until 2am so party goers can party without issue!

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Hawalli, Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hostel was a very pleasant surprise!! It was apparently redone in the last year and you can tell! The main area is pretty awesome! There's a great bar, lots of places to sit and chill, mini theatre to watch sports or anything, ATM, very clean bathrooms and great staff! Rooms are as small as they possibly can be which... More

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

Hey there, Thank you for your review, it’s always great to hear from our guests after they have left us! I will be passing on your comments both good and bad to the team and we hope to welcome you back to Generator London again soon. Best Wishes Lenny Hughes – GM Generator London More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights in a 10 person dorm. Pros - Close to Russel Square station. Close to shops and restaurants (there is an amazing Italian restaurant just around the corner! Yum!) Free WiFi. Awesome Bar area with entertainment every night pretty much (Group Bar Crawls for £10) Free Breakfast. It was nice, but nothing... More

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

Hello, Thank you for your comments after your recent trip. As the summer months approach it can get quite warm in London. We do have a selection of Fans available for our guests, I apologise if you were not offered one when you spoke to our reception team. We hope to see you again in the future. Best Wishes Lenny... More

Lancaster, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location: It's in a good (and safe) neighbourhood, not a far walk from Kings Cross/St. Pancras, and Russell Square Station (and as a result, is very accessible via many lines on the Underground, and directly along the Piccadilly Line from Heathrow Airport). Close to amenities - restaurants, bars, groceries (Waitrose, Sainsbury's, Tesco), post office, pharmacy, small shops and a shopping... More

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

Hey there, Thank you for your review, it’s always great to hear from our guests after they have left us! I will be passing on your comments both good and bad to the team and we hope to welcome you back to Generator London again soon. Best Wishes Lenny Hughes – GM Generator London More

Hastings, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So I was at Generator's London Hostel mid June 2014. I am a 30 year old female and I traveled alone. It was my first "across the pond" trip. I was a bit nervous the first few days, but a very nice staff member took me under his wing and to a pub with 2 of his friends. It totally... More

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

Hello! Thank you so much for taking some time to write your review, there’s some excellent advice in here for your fellow travellers and I’m sure everyone will pick up a tip or two! We’d like to welcome you back to Generator London anytime you like and please keep spreading the #genlove Best Wishes Lenny Hughes – GM Generator London More

Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this was my first experience staying in a hostel in Europe. Upon arrival - we were a bit early and were not allowed to check in until 2pm. However, the staff allowed us to stay in the hostel and use wifi until time to check in. The staff was SUPER friendly. The rooms were small - but clean. the bathrooms... More

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

Hey, Thank you so much for your great feedback, it’s so nice to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! I will be passing your comments on to the whole team here who I know will be thrilled. We would love to welcome you back again soon. Best Wishes Lenny Hughes – GM Generator London More

Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend this hostel to anyone wishing to visit london. It is reasonably priced and 5 min walk from kings cross st pancras. Everything is clean and inviting. The hostel is for any age but I would recommend ages 18 to 30 as it has events at the bar each night. The food and drinks were reasonably priced as... More

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

Wow! Thank you so much for your fantastic feedback, and thank you for choosing Generator London! We would love to see you again soon, Best wishes Lenny Hughes – GM Generator London More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great the day we 1st bought it, nachos had lots of cheese, pizza was big. We then ordered the same thing the following night, almost no cheese on the nachos and half of it consisted of crumbs, and the pizza was twice as small about the size of a pancake. The toilets on our floor were consistently... More

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

Hey Gtrguitar, Firstly can I thank you for your comments after your stay with us, it’s always great to get feedback. I’m disappointed to hear that you felt the food you ordered wasn’t consistent and I have already passed on this information to our head chef who will be looking into this. Our Housekeeping team work around the clock to... More

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Address: 37 Tavistock Place | Russell Square, London WC1H 9SE, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Camden / Primrose Hill , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Generator Hostel London 3*
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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 
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