In central London in the vibrant area of Bloomsbury, this large, vibrant hostel is near Russell Square Tube Station. The Generator has an internet cafe, a lounge and a game room with pool tables. The famous Generator Bar has special deals on meals and drinks every night. Entertainment includes karaoke, a live DJ and free movies. The Generator has dormitory-style shared and private rooms with a private bathroom. There is a friendly, cosmopolitan atmosphere. A free walking tour of the city is available.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Generator Hostels
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Located in the real heart of London, this property has an excellent location score of 8.7!


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 bunk beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.1
Facilities
7.1
Cleanliness
7.1
Comfort
7.0
Value for money
7.3
Location
8.7
Free Wifi
7.5
Low score for London
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Area info

Amenities of Generator London

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Elevator
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Heating
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
    Additional charge
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • Bulgarian
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian

House rules

Generator London takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 5 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Generator London accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

GROUP POLICY: Any reservation of 10 people or more per night will be considered a group with different terms and conditions. Groups reservations can only be made through our reservations team, and Generator reserves the right to cancel it otherwise.

AGE RESTRICTIONS: Individuals under the age of 18 can only stay at the Hostel when accompanied by a parent or legal guardian in the same room.

The room must be private.

Unaccompanied under 18's are not allowed to stay in shared rooms, unless they are part of a group that has booked out the entire shared room. The group leader must provide the required documentation to Generator. Failure to comply with these policies will result in automatic cancellation of the booking with no refund. Guests violating these rules will not be permitted to check into the Hostel.

PET POLICY: We would welcome a dog on property but only when staying in a private room, and subject to a fee per dog per Stay. Only Dog under 30lbs/14kg

Kindly note food purchased outside the hostel cannot be brought in or consumed in Generator Hostel London.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Generator London

  • The prices at Generator London may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Generator London is 1.3 miles from the center of London. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Generator London offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Happy hour
    • Bicycle rental
    • Live music/Performance
    • Nightclub/DJ

  • Check-in at Generator London is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.