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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've stayed at 3 Generator hostels, and London was really disappointing compared to the others. I arrived at the hostel fresh off a 24 hour flight at 10am and check in wasn't til 2. The staff simply told me they wouldn't help me til then. I asked if I could store my luggage somewhere at least and they pointed me... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

London can be very expensive for accommodation so when we stumbled upon generator hostel my friend and I were delighted. We had a private twin room with ensuite, although the room was very very small it was fine for the amount of time we spent there. The room, linen and bathroom were all clean. I would definitely stay here again,... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After staying here two times in just four months (ten nights) I am VERY pleased with everything and I won't even think of staying anywhere else, as long as I am travel alone to London. Booking through Agoda gives me a remarkable price (about 18 pounds/night) and I can not think of a better or more fun place to stay.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

good hostel, bar serving food and drinks all day, clean rooms and showers, luggage room, secure at night, security guard on site and you need to show your key to get in, closest station is russell square on the piccadilly line(leicester square/covent garden) but also walkable to/from Euston/Kings Cross/St Pancras, I didnt sleep well but mainly cos of the weather,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location was good and pretty near King's Cross and Russell Square station. The hostel has a restaurant within which sells decent food, although the choices are rather limited. Room-wise, there is no air-conditioning which made my stay there terrible (especially since it is summer now and hence the room was very hot), and the rooms are very small (I slept... More 

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Milan, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The room was dirty. They don't give you towels, so we bought them, but they were damp and smelled moldy. The location is central and that' good point. Breakfast isn't unforgettable. Dear Generators, you can do much better! I wouldn't recommend this hostel to my friends.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Need to be attentive to look out for the entrance route to the hostel. A vibrant place for young people to hang out and meet new people. Check in time is strictly from 2pm onwards but there is locker available for rental to store your belongings. Could be noisy if people are hanging out on the street.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Pretty good hostel, clean. Offers a restaurant (surprisingly good food!)/bar/coffee place. If your booking with breakfast you should know the basic one is quite tiny/basic but ok. Service is not bad. Offers free walking tours in London (really cool).

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed in a 4 bed dorm which was incredibly small. Just enough room for 4 beds with no charging points for the top bunks. The bathrooms were a fair treck from our room as well. This hostel is huge so expect every kind of person at every age possible. The bathrooms were immaculate and the shower pressure was great... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my stay at the Generator London. Central location, clean facilities & friendly staff. However I would've liked to have a plug/socket beside my bed & room got very hot and humid at times. Would love to go back, the pros definitely outweighed the cons!

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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 throughout the week.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Generator Hostel London

Address: 37 Tavistock Place | Russell Square, London WC1H 9SE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury , Euston / Kings Cross /St Pancras
Price Range: $34 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Generator Hostel London 3*
Number of rooms: 214
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