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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.

This is our guests' favorite part of London, according to independent reviews.

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

Generator London has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 1, 2006
Hotel chain/brand: Generator Hostels

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Buffet


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4 reasons to choose Generator London

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • The Brunswick
    0.1 miles
  • BMA House
    0.2 miles
  • The Place
    0.2 miles
  • British Library
    0.2 miles
  • Tavistock Square
    0.3 miles
  • Gordon Square
    0.3 miles
  • Bloomsbury
    0.3 miles
  • University of London
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Euston Train Station
    0.4 miles
  • Piccadilly Circus
    1.2 miles
  • Trafalgar Square
    1.2 miles
  • London Eye
    1.6 miles
  • Big Ben
    1.8 miles
  • Houses of Parliament
    1.8 miles
  • Buckingham Palace
    1.9 miles
  • Tower of London
    2.4 miles
  • O2 Arena
    5.7 miles
  • Wembley Stadium
    7 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Russell Square Tube Station
    0.2 miles
  • Train St Pancras Train Station
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • London City Airport
    7.7 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    14.6 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    25.5 miles
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Travel Proud

Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Amenities of Generator London
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • 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.
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
  • 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
  • Key card access
  • Safe Additional charge
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • 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
Languages Spoken
  • Bulgarian
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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 are considered 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 by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking for more than 10 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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

The fine print

Group Bookings:

- Your booking will be considered a group booking if includes 10 or more people.

- The hostel will contact guests after booking.

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

Valid photo ID is required for check in - passport or drivers license only.

Guests who are under 18 and traveling without an adult must bring a completed Parental Consent Form and a copy of the signing parent’s ID in order to stay in a private room. Additionally, guests under 18 can only stay in dorms if they are part of a group that has booked out the entire dorm room and each member has the required documentation outlined above.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

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.

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

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

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

  • Generator London is 1.3 miles from the center of London.

  • Guests staying at Generator London can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Generator London by:

    • Subway/Metro 1h