Generator London

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Generator London

Generator London

2.0 star property
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
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37 Tavistock Place, Russel Square, London, England, WC1H 9SE

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationThe British Museum13 min walk
  • Popular LocationOxford Street16 min walk
  • Popular LocationPiccadilly Circus14 min drive
  • AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)50 min drive

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About this area

London

Generator London is located in London City Centre, a neighbourhood in London, and is near a metro station. Oxford Street and Liverpool Street are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Regent's Park and Hyde Park. Consider O2 Forum Kentish Town for a night out, and don't miss London Eye, a top local attraction. Guests appreciate the hostel's convenience for public transportation: Russell Square Underground Station is 4 minutes on foot and King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station is 10 minutes.

What's nearby

  • The British Museum - 13 min walk
  • Oxford Street - 16 min walk
  • St. Paul's Cathedral - 10 min drive
  • Trafalgar Square - 14 min drive
  • Piccadilly Circus - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Russell Square Underground Station - 4 min walk
  • London (QQS-St. Pancras International Train Station) - 9 min walk
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 50 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bloomsbury Coffee House - 2 min walk
  • Marquis Cornwallis - 2 min walk
  • Hare & Tortoise - 4 min walk
  • Pret A Manger - 5 min walk
  • Woburn Tandoori - 5 min walk

About this property

Generator London

London hostel in London City Centre, walk to Russell Square
A restaurant, a nightclub and a bar/lounge are available at this hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and an arcade/games room are on-site. Rooms offer free WiFi and showers.
Generator London offers 214 accommodations. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: GBP 7.50 for adults and GBP 4.50 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Nightclub

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Lockers available
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Shower

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express checkout

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
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.
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.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 5 per pet, per night

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Bed sheets fee: GBP 4 per person

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 7.50 for adults and GBP 4.50 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 5 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates)
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

3.6

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 196 out of 984 reviews
5 - Excellent 20%
Rating 4 - Good. 407 out of 984 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 238 out of 984 reviews
3 - Okay 24%
Rating 2 - Poor. 81 out of 984 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 62 out of 984 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

3.6/5

Cleanliness

3.8/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.2/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
The beds are good for a hostel. I prefer the Generator in Barcelona overall. The bathrooms could do with some work. Rather dark an dingy despite being clean for the most part. Horrible shower curtains that are too small etc…
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

3/5 Okay

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I’m a solo female traveler and I enjoyed the cleanliness and safety this hostel provided. The staff were also kind and professional.
Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
Pleasant enough for a short stay with great location! (Shared) Showers could be a little better
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2021