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Generator Hostel London

3.0 of 5 37 Tavistock Place | Russell Square, London WC1H 9SE, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've spent couple of days in this hostel while exploring London for the first time. The location was great, staff was very helpful and kind and at the end, me and my friend were put into the room for only 4 people, even though we payed less as the room for 6 people was full and they didn't know where... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been in and out of the Generator London since mid July and have loved every stay every time! It has an awesome party atmosphere, with cool social areas, every night the bar goes off and I've made awesome friends from all around the world in there, it's a great hostel if you're travelling by yourself! The Staff in all... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here 1 night before getting a train to Paris. Great location, although you may walk by it as there needs to be more signage. Check in was simple and very polite. Stayed in an 8 bed mix dorm, made new friends and went to the pub in the hostel. Prices were good in the pub, had a lager... More

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

Hello CashMoneyMorgan, Many thanks for your comments after your recent stay. I’m delighted to hear that overall you had a great stay with us, and will be passing along your feedback to the whole team here in London. I hope we see you in London again soon. Best Wishes Lenny Hughes – GM Generator London More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for four nights and the whole stay was absolutely fantastic. The room was very clean and nice. And the beds there are certainly magnificent! The public toilet and shower room was clean. The only small disadvantage was that the toilets were clogged quite often. But they always fixed this problem quickly. You really should try the full... More

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

Hey el_zu_12, Yippeeeeeee! Thank you so much for your awesome review after your recent stay. It’s so great to hear that you had a fab time while you were with us. Please come back and see us again soon and in the meantime keep spreading the #genlove See you soon, Lenny Hughes – GM Generator London More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only stayed here for one night, but from everything I saw it was a great place. I stayed with a friend in a quad private room (as all the twin rooms were booked), but it was great to have the extra beds to store our luggage. Had dinner in the bar downstairs, the prices were fantastic for the portions, with... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't have a good experience in this hostel.Small rooms,bathrooms out of order so you had to go to other floor.The staff wasn't friendly but if I had to mention something positive,besides the price,it would be that it was clean. Breakfast was enough but the bar clesed very early so uou can't enjoy.

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

Dear Txarly D, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us after your stay way back in October 2013. You may have noted when you were staying with us that at the time, we were going through an extensive refurbishment and full restyle of our property. During the process, all work activity was carefully phased to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night between flights at Heathrow. It's located just off Russell square which makes it very convenient for the tube. My dorm was in the basement and I didn't find the noise from the bar too bad actually. The rooms were quite spacious and clean. I'd stay here again if I had to do another overnight in... More

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

Hey GrainneBaker, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your feedback. We hope to see you again when you are next in London, thank you for choosing Generator. Best Wishes Lenny Hughes – GM Generator London More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a large clean hostel! Loved our stay here! We were in a private room & were very impressed compared to previous hostels! This was luxury! Great atmosphere with the chill out room & breakfast was nice & easy too! Security was fantastic! Made you feel very safe! Location was easy to get to and a short tube ride into... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic location between Kings Cross o Russell Square bar at the hostel is nice, but a bit noisy open to 02; 00 .. The rooms have sinks but shower and toilet as well as a bedside lamp is missing. The hostel lets vicinity are good breakfast restaurants and bars that close 22 or 23 .The area feels secure and... More

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

Hi there Reinhold_Sweden, Many thanks for your recent review after your stay with us. We appreciate all feedback and comments from our guests and would like to thank you for taking the time to highlight your thoughts. I hope we see you again at Generator London in the future. Best Wishes Lenny Hughes - GM Generator London More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great facilities and friendly staff. Much nicer rooms than other hostels I've stayed in (4 person shared). Great location, 5 min walk to Kings Cross station - the tube system is fantastic. Awesome drink specials and a really decent bar.

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

Hello DamianStevens2014, Thank you for your awesome feedback! It’s great to hear you had such a terrific stay with us. We hope to see you again in London really soon. Best Wishes Lenny Hughes – GM Generator London 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*
Number of rooms: 214
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