Generator Hostel London

Compton Place, Off 37 Tavistock Place, WC1, London, England, Distance from city centre: 3km

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Great hostel! Really enjoyed my stay here and it isn't far from Kings Cross Station. Only negative was the power... more...

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Rating: 70%from 3 reviews

  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 66%Staff
  • 73%Security
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 66%Location
  • 73%Value for money
  • 66%Facilities
Our Central London Location in Russell Square, Bloomsbury, our famous bar and our huge range of facilities for travelers are just 3 reasons why we are one of London´s best hostels.

The largest hostel in London with over 850 beds - the perfect place to meet other travellers,

Other amenities and services include:
• 24 hr friendly staff at hand for any queries
• Internet cafe, laundry services, lounge and games room, snacks and drinks are all available to guests at all time, 24 hour, during their stay.
• There is great entertainment available to guests in the Generator Bar such as Karaoke, DJ's quizzes, pool comps & drinking games
• Luggage storage is free on arrival/departure
• High standard Bathroom Facilities
• Great value meals from 6pm-9pm are available
• Free locker is available; your own lock is required
• There is no curfew
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Age Restriction
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Mini Supermarket
  • Nightclub
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Pool Table
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam Room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Guest can store their bags in a luggage room which we have where its like a safety deposit box, which starts from £2.00 for a small locker for 6 hours up to £6.00 for a large locker for 24 hours. A large locker can store a 50 Litres ruck sack.

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From the airport

Heathrow hop on the Piccadilly line and head straight to Russell Square, dont change.

Gatwick Board the Gatwick Express train, it will take you straight to Victoria station where you can pick up the tube. Take the Victoria Line one stop to Green park and change onto the Piccadilly line which will take you up to Russell Square.

Luton From the airport there is a bus to Luton Parkway train station. From here take a direct train to London Kings Cross. On arrival at Kings Cross you can then take the Piccadilly line to Russell Square.

Stansted The Stansted Express will take you straight to Liverpool Street. From there take the Central Line tube to Holborn and then change to the Piccadilly Line and head to Russell Square.

Coming out off Russell Square tube station walk across the road onto Marchmont Street. Follow this street for 200 metres until you're at the traffic lights, then turn right onto Tavistock Place, we're just off number 37 in Compton Place. You can also walk to us from King's Cross - and Euston Station. Please email us if you would like further directions.

Located Near

YouÂll find Generator in the heart of the West End. The nearest spot is Russell Square. Only a few minutes by tube from Covent Garden, Leicester Square and Piccadilly, and we are only a short walk away from the British Museum and Oxford Street.

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