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3.8 out of 5

"I really enjoyed staying here. Clean and nice rooms. I stayed in a room with 10 beds in it and the people who stayed there while i did were very res ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 01 Dec 2018

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Hotel Description

At Generator London you'll be within just a 15-minute stroll of popular places like Russell Square and The British Museum. Highlights at this hostel include a restaurant, a nightclub, and a bar/lounge.

Free WiFi are featured in all 214 rooms. Housekeeping is available on request.

This hostel has free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk, and a game room. Other amenities include laundry facilities, express check-out, and tour/ticket assistance. Buffet breakfast is available on weekdays between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM and on weekends between 7:00 AM and noon. There's also the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 20-minute walk of this London City Centre hostel include Oxford Street and University College London.

Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

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AU$65* Per night/room 23 Nov. - 24 Nov.

6-bed Private Dormitory room ensuite

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8-bed Private Dormitory room ensuite

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1 Bed in a 6-Bed Dorm

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Shared Dormitory, Women only (10-12 Beds)

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Shared Dormitory, Women only (8-12 Beds) - shared bathroom facilities

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Generator London ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Generator London

Everyone (3) Students (1)
5 out of 5
I really enjoyed staying here. Clean and nice rooms. I stayed in a room with 10 beds in it and the people who stayed there while i did were very respectful. The shower was my favorite part because it was like being under a waterfall. Amazing. I would recommend people to come here. Central. Cheap. Awesome.

Posted by on 1 Dec. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Dec. 2018 by Johnny

Dear guest, We are happy that you had a great time at Generator. We hope we will see you again in the future. Kind Regards, Guest Relations Team

2 out of 5
The front entrance were all steps. The lift was broken for 3 days and we had to carry our heavy suitcase up 4 flights of stairs. If you were tall then the shower facilities would be a problem. Some of the shower heads were very low. Cheap accommodation for a cheap stay. Don't spend too long here.

Posted by on 29 Sep. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Sep. 2018 by Jess

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to give us a feedback! We are sorry to know you didn't quite enjoy your stay with us! Unfortunately this is an old building so sometimes spaces are limited. About the lift, we fixed it recently and I'm sorry you were here when it wasn't working. Regards, Reception team

4 out of 5

Friendly and attentive staff

When we arrived there were a few minor issues with our room. I emailed the staff and within minutes they responded saying they’d have someone fix them that afternoon. Service was very prompt and all issues were quickly rectified which was great!

Posted by , from Australia on 5 Dec. 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Dec. 2017 by The Reception Team

Dear Mel, Thank you for your thoughts about Generator staff! We try our best!! Come back to see us! Best Wishes,

4 out of 5

Good London Hostel

Pros: Lots of activities, information and atmosphere. Great place to meet people.
This is a hostel so you can't expect a hotel, but for a hostel it is great and I'd highly recommend it.

Posted by on 16 Jul. 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Jul. 2017 by Michelle

Dear guest, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and the activities that we have going on everyday. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Best wishes

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. A nightclub, tour/ticket assistance, and an arcade/game room are also featured at Generator London. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this London hostel.

  • 214 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Nightclub
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Game room or arcade
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Heathrow Airport (LHR) (30.2 km / 18.7 mi)
  • Train station: London St. Pancras Station (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Metro station: Russell Square Underground Station (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle

Room Amenities

Generator London offers 214 accommodations. This London hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Heating

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to noon.

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival.

To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates). For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Towels/sheets: GBP 4

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 8.50 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.