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Generator Hostel London
Ranked #41 of 946 Specialty Lodging in London
Reviewed March 23, 2014

I stayed in Generator for 1 night & it was the best experience ever had in London,I met the manager name Belandi was so Cooperative and all staff incloding security was great I'm going to Recommend this hostel to all of ma friends :)

  • Stayed: February 2014
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1  Thank armaan00025
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Genlon, General Manager at Generator Hostel London, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2014

Hey there,

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience after your recent departure.

Its really great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Generator London, and I will definitely be passing on your comments to Brilandi and the rest of the team.

We look forward to seeing you and your friends again in the future, please keep spreading the word.

Thanks again

Lenny Hughes – GM Generator London

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Reviewed March 23, 2014

Generator was way better than I was expecting for the price, great bar and food. Security was really friendly, discreet but visible enough to be reassuring with regular patrols meant we got plenty of sleep. Would definitely recommend for young people in London looking for a place to stay.

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  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled on business
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2  Thank 84Ivan
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Genlon, General Manager at Generator Hostel London, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2014

Hello!

Thank you so much for taking some time to write your review on Generator London.

Your comments about our security team are much appreciated. Here at Generator we understand that the security and comfort of our guests is a priority to ensure they have a great and relaxing experience.

We’d love to see you back at Generator London again in the future and please keep spreading the word on Generator.

Thanks again

Lenny Hughes –GM Generator London

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Reviewed March 22, 2014

Overall the generator was a great hostel. Stayed over spring break and had showers and no complaints with roommates. Great security and service especially Atta, who took great care to attend to our needs and ensure our safety. Only a mile walk from main attractions, overll great experience.

  • Stayed: March 2014
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1  Thank Jconns27
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Genlon, General Manager at Generator Hostel London, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2014

Hello Jconns27,

It’s fantastic to get your feedback after your recent stay with us in London.

We’re all very pleased you enjoyed your stay and I will be passing along your compliments to the team here, who I know will be thrilled to hear such positive comments.

Of course we would love to see you again soon, and please keep spreading the Generator word to all your friends.

Best Wishes

Lenny Hughes- GM Generator London

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Reviewed March 22, 2014

The generator was a great hostel. Even with random roommates we never had any problems. I have to say the best part about the generator was the security. There was always security standing outside making sure those that were not staying in the generator weren't allows in. Atta was one security guard in particular that took great care to ensure our safety. He was friendly and welcoming and always had a smile on his face.

  • Stayed: March 2014
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1  Thank Jbassi
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Genlon, General Manager at Generator Hostel London, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2014

Hey Jbassi,

Great review! Thank you so much for taking some time to share your Generator experience.

We’re super thrilled to hear that our security team impressed you and I will be passing your compliments on to Atta, who I know will be very pleased.

We would love to have you back in London soon and please keep spreading the Generator Word to all your friends!

Best Wishes

Lenny Hughes – GM Generator London

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Reviewed March 22, 2014

Generator is nothing short of a fun and eclectic poshtel!

The concept of combining an interesting, exciting, social connectedness that is sought after by most travelers together with tasteful hotel allure (through design and real genuine staff) really sets an enjoyable tone throughout your stay.

You can expect to feel well accommodated, secure and impressed by the cleanliness at Generator which is a true rarity sometimes in the hostel world.

Generator has no doubt set the vibe and overall bar high in their take on revolutionizing the typical hostel experience into something fresh... A modern gem that should easily lead the way by example for all other hostels to come.

  • Stayed: March 2014
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Genlon, General Manager at Generator Hostel London, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2014

Wow! What an outstanding review, thank you so much for your kind words about Generator London and the team here!

You have really “hit the nail on the head” and have, from what I can see, experienced Generator London exactly as we had intended…#poshtel

We can’t wait to see you again for your next trip to London and please keep spreading the #genlove

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Lenny Hughes – GM Generator London

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Reviewed March 18, 2014

I stayed at The Generator Hostel for 3 nights in March 2014, and was very satisfied. It has very high value for money as it is sittuated in a very good place in London, 5 minutes walk from Russel Square. The staff was very friendly and every request was responded to my satisfaction.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 10, 2014

I've been travelling Europe on and off now for the past 2 years, staying in a wide array of hostels; although this one would have to take the cake as one of the best hostels I have had the opportunity of staying at. In terms of location, you cannot beat it as it is located two minutes away from the Russell Square Underground as well as a ten minute walk from King's Cross Station. With the recent renovations, the lobby and cafe/bar area are very warm and welcoming, providing a great first experience for any guest. Other amenities and the rooms were very clean and well maintained. The staff was very helpful throughout my stay, providing a quick check in process and also a big shout out to Darren who runs the cafe, as he went out of his way and was able to acquire a ticket for me for the Chelsea vs. Spurs match which was sold out everywhere. Overall, I would rate this hostel as excellent and I will not hesitate at rebooking upon my next visit to London. I have made the mistake in the past of staying at cheaper hostels within London and by no means would make that mistake again after having stayed at the Generator Hostel. Enjoy!

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  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with friends
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Genlon, General Manager at Generator Hostel London, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2014

Hey Kostahfx,

Wow! #winning #genlove

Thank you so much for your great feedback after your recent stay, its always fantastic to hear such good comments from our guests.

I will pass on your comments to the whole team here, especially Darren, who I know will be thrilled to hear that he has made your stay so memorable.

We’d love to see you back again soon, and we hope you enjoyed the football! #maythebestteamwin

Best Wishes

Lenny Hughes – GM Generator London

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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
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #41 of 946 Specialty Lodging in London
Price Range: $32 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Generator Hostel London 2*
Number of rooms: 214
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 
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