Generator Hostel London

37 Tavistock Place, London, United Kingdom, WC1H 9SE  show map
 2 stars
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Generator Hostel London

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking
Kitchen facilities
Air conditioning
Laundry

Self-service laundry

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee shop

Breakfast room

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Elevator

Overview

The budget Generator Hostel London is a 2-star property in London. The hostel occupies 6 floors and was renovated in 2004.

Generator Hostel London is set in a shopping area attracting active tourists with a college, a museum and a theater. Within 50 meters from the venue, North Sea Fish Restaurant and Tavistock Tandoori serve a wide selection of meals.

A 10-minute walk will take you to Russell Square subway station.

Rooms

Guests are offered 214 non-smoking rooms featuring an in-room safe, heating, a dressing area, an iron with ironing board and a work desk. The beds in the rooms including Standard Twin Room, Quadruple Room, Standard Dorm and Single Room comprise facilities as personal lockers and linens. Rooms are fitted with single beds and twin bunk beds. Guests can use large bathrooms. They are appointed with showers and washbasins.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. The 24-hour restaurant provides special meals. The lively lobby bar offers a pool table and table games.

Services

An elevator, a safe deposit box, a conference room, a luggage storage and a business center can be used on-site.

Relax

Guests can also engage in karaoke, live performances and walking tours.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   214.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Karaoke
  • Live entertainment
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom

Media

  • International calls

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hostel Address:

37 Tavistock Place, London, United Kingdom, WC1H 9SE

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City Center
  • London
    2.3 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Saint Pancras International Station
    500 m
  • Euston Station
    500 m
Underground stations
  • Saint Pancras/Kings Cross Station
    600 m
  • Russell Square
    400 m
  • Bus stop
    400 m
Restaurants
  • North Sea Fish Restaurant
    80 m
  • Tavistock Tandoori (cuisine: Indian)
    50 m
Beaches
  • Shell Beach
    1.8 km
  • Rushy Bay
    1.8 km
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    214

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Rooms and availability

Small Shared Bathroom Dormitory Room
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    Shared Facility|Large Dormitory 8-10 beds (Shared Bathroom)

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      Standard Twin Room
      Bed type: 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed or Twin beds
      Size: 29 m²
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        Shared Bathroom Twin Room
        Bed type: 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed or Twin beds
        Size: 9 m²
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          Standard Triple Room
          Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or 1 Single bed and 1 Bunk bed
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            Shared Bathroom Triple Room
            Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or 1 Single bed and 1 Bunk bed
            Size: 9 m²
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              Dormitory Room
              Bed type: Beds in shared room or Bed in shared room
              Size: 29 m²
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              Shared Facility|Standard Single Dormitory for 8-10 people

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                Shared Facility|Single Bed in 4 or 6 Bed Dorm (Shared Facilities)

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                Shared Bathroom Quadruple Room
                Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons or 2 Bunk beds
                Size: 9 m²
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                  Standard Quadruple Room
                  Bed type: 2 Bunk beds or Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
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                  Standard|Quad Room

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                    Private or Shared Bathroom Twin Room
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                      Private Room
                      Bed type: 3 Bunk beds or 2 Single beds or 1 Twin bed
                      Size: 17 m²
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                      Standard|6 Bed Private

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                        Private or Shared Bathroom Triple Room
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                            How to reach hostel

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                            Hostel Address:

                            37 Tavistock Place, London, United Kingdom, WC1H 9SE

                            Get directions
                            City Center
                            • London
                              2.3 km
                            Airports
                            Train Stations
                            • Saint Pancras International Station
                              500 m
                            • Euston Station
                              500 m
                            Underground stations
                            • Saint Pancras/Kings Cross Station
                              600 m
                            • Russell Square
                              400 m
                            • Bus stop
                              400 m
                            Restaurants
                            • North Sea Fish Restaurant
                              80 m
                            • Tavistock Tandoori (cuisine: Indian)
                              50 m
                            Beaches
                            • Shell Beach
                              1.8 km
                            • Rushy Bay
                              1.8 km
                            Hostel information
                            • Check-in:
                              from  2 pm
                            • Check-out:
                              until  10 am
                            • Number of floors:
                              6
                            • Number of rooms:
                              214

                            Hotel Awards

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                            Generator Hostel London Location

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                            What's nearby

                            Tourist attractions

                            • St. Pancras Station - 400 m
                            • Bloomsbury - 700 m

                            Places of interest

                            • The Place - 300 m

                            Train stations

                            • Saint Pancras International Station - 400 m
                            • Euston Station - 400 m
                            • St Pancras Railway Station - 500 m
                            • Kings Cross Station - 500 m
                            • Euston Station - 600 m

                            Convention centers

                            • Bloomsbury - 400 m
                            • Tavistock Square - 400 m

                            Monuments and Landmarks

                            • King's Cross Station - 400 m

                            Museums

                            • UCL Geology Collections - 600 m

                            Libraries

                            • British Library - 300 m

                            Universities, Institutes

                            • University of London - 500 m
                            • Great Ormond Street Hospital - 500 m

                            Underground stations

                            • Russell Square - 300 m
                            • Saint Pancras/Kings Cross Station - 500 m
                            • Kings Cross St. Pancras - 500 m

                            Public parking

                            • British Library - 300 m
                            • Great Ormond Street Hospital - 500 m

                            Local attractions

                            • Covent Garden - 1.6 km
                              Covent Garden, London
                            • Royal Opera House - 1.6 km
                              Covent Garden, London
                            • Royal Institute of British Architects - 1.5 km
                              66 Portland Place, London
                            • St. Clement Danes - 1.5 km
                            • London Transport Museum - 1.5 km
                              Covent Garden Piazza, London

                            Near the hostel

                            • Foundling Museum - 240 m
                              40 Brunswick Square, London
                            • British Library - 370 m
                              96 Euston Road, London
                            • Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology - 610 m
                              Malet Place, London
                            • Wellcome Collection - 650 m
                              183 Euston Rd, London
                            • British Museum - 890 m
                              Great Russell Street, London
                            • St. Pancras Station - 470 m
                              Euston Road, London
                            • The Charles Dickens Museum - 630 m
                              48 Doughty Street, London

                            Restaurants nearby

                            • North Sea Fish Restaurant - 80 m

                              Address: 7-8 Leigh Street
                              Phone: (020)-7387-5892

                              73% likes this, based on 201 reviews

                            • Balfour - 90 m

                              Address: 75-77 Marchmont Street
                              Phone: 020 7713 6111

                              58% likes this, based on 176 reviews

                            • Norfolk Arms - 90 m

                              Address: 28 Leigh Street
                              Phone: 020 7388 3937

                              56% likes this, based on 96 reviews
                              Price Range: CAD 33 - CAD 53

                            • Tavistock Tandoori - 50 m

                              Address: 52 Tavistock Place
                              Phone: +44 20 77130903

                              62% likes this, based on 58 reviews
                              Cuisine: Indian
                              Price Range: CAD 45 - CAD 68

                            • Bloomsbury Street Bar and Restaurant - 80 m

                              Address: Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street
                              Phone: +44 20 7636 5601

                              65% likes this, based on 127 reviews
                              Cuisine: European
                              Price Range: CAD 33 - CAD 55

                            Hostel information
                            • Check-in:
                              from  2 pm
                            • Check-out:
                              until  10 am
                            • Number of floors:
                              6
                            • Number of rooms:
                              214

                            Hotel Awards

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                            Generator Hostel London Reviews

                            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Generator Hostel London

                            Average guest rating

                            6.8out of 10
                            Very good
                            Based on 1032 reviews

                            Guest reviews

                            • Group of friends
                              7.8

                              It was close to the station, shops and tesco. The bar was great value and I liked the music and films that were shown too. It was good to have a sink in the room and the showers were close.

                              The room was very hot at night even with the windows open.

                            • Single
                              6.6

                              Receoptionist is good, nice and efficient. Very near to Euston statio so it is very convenient. Bed is clean.

                              Very noisy, to be honest, as most customers are young teenagers. Roon is not very clean but bed is clean.

                            • Family with children
                              5.8

                              The location is good. Staff is friendly:

                              It is good for young travelers. But beware if you want a quiet night of sleep. Very noisy. All night. Big party place.

                            • Couple
                              5.8

                              Location, extremely good location. 5 minutes walk to Russell Square station. A lot of cafe and shops near hostel. Cheap (for London).

                              Slovenly, disco night on the 1st floor, crowds of people sitting on the stairs, a little lift to the entire hostel. вOuble-decker beds are too low, you cannae sit at low level. Very noisy, no sound insulation in 4 bed private near toilet.

                            • Single
                              3.8

                              Safety deposit lockers. And one girl from staff was really nice.

                              It was filthy, not clean at all, tiny room, Toilet in the hall barely working, I couldn't even find a shower, Every time I came to reception I felt ignored. It took them time to notice me and even then to actually do something. I won't ever stay there again.

                            • Group of friends
                              7.8

                              The night guard service.

                              The attitude of the staff at reception desk is not so warm.

                            • Group of friends
                              5.0

                              It was a decent value for what you get. Staying here is an experience in of itself where you have tons of people to interact with if you so choose. The location is close enough to the Russell Square metro station that will get you to most destinations. The neighborhood this place is located is calm.

                              This is a very busy hostel with people coming and going constantly. It feels very crowded at times, especially in the public areas. The bathrooms will get very busy in the mornings I was there. This problem was exacerbated by the fact that our floor's bathroom was closed. Also, the WI-FI sucks unless you're in the common area at the ground level.

                            • Couple
                              5.8

                              The hostel was very well located.

                              We booked a 4 bed dorm and they placed us in a 6 bed dorm which was disappointing. The room offered only two power outlets for six beds. The showers were beyond disgusting and the toilets were constantly clogged and overflowing.

                            • Group of friends
                              5.0

                              Location.

                              All toilets in bathroom on 5th floor are broken! I cannot believe it!

                            • Single
                              6.6

                              It was in the perfect location for what I wanted to do in the city, staff were very obliging and wifi was free for the first day I stayed. In a lovely neighbourhood, not far from local attractions and train station, friendly atmosphere.

                              The beds were very uncomfortable and the pillow practically non-existent, couldn't leave valuables in the luggage room and "complimentary breakfast" consisted of bread, cereal and milk. Very uncomfortable, couldn't get much sleep during my stay.

                            • Group of friends
                              5.8

                              it's really close to evry more interesting attractions around the centre, but the room are really uncorfortable, for example the position of the light it's far from the bad, during the night only cold water, and windows are so small than the dimension of the room. But all the stuff are really nice, helpful and polite, and you can sleep quite. I met lot of people about 20-20 years old, so it's really good for young people that r travelling alone.

                            • Single
                              10.0

                              its great for me as a base and safe;better and waiting in the cold and wet

                              booking in time i missed hour off gig just needed to get rid off gear but that's really a big problem i'm allways happy with the gen

                            • Single
                              10.0

                              Helpful staff, good location. I was in few hostels in London, this is best, i m staying here all the time when i need it.

                            • Single
                              3.2

                              It is one of few not so expensive staying place if you want to near the London Euston station...

                              It's not very safe to sleep in the dorm. On the day I stay there, one girl under my bed lost her wallet and money while she was sleeping at night. And we found out that because the dorm door wouldn't close completely if we don't shut it down very hard. Therefore, sb. Just came in night and stole the girl's money....not a good experience and way to start you journey in a new country. Besides, the lock under the bed is not safe enough, because it is net-shape, so other people can easily see what you put in the box, unless you put it in another box....and you better bring your own lock to secure your belongings! Most importantly, after the girl reported what happened to her to the hostel staff, they look like don't offer much help, just gave her a sheet to fill in, and did not show much concern for the dorm safety...how to improve the overall safety ... we stay in the hostel doesn't mean we don't care where do we stay.....for the price we pay(19 pounds a night), it looks like it does not worth the money..... And the location is not as convenient as it said, it is located at about 15-20 minutes walk to the main station if you got a big suitcase....and you will have to climb some stairs to get into the hostel....

                            • Single
                              7.4

                              If you just want to have fun and meet people from different places, I highly recommend the hotel. But if you are working and need to rest, this is not the best place for you!

                            How to reach hostel

                            hostel Generator Hostel London London location
                            Show big map »

                            Hostel Address:

                            37 Tavistock Place, London, United Kingdom, WC1H 9SE

                            Get directions
                            City Center
                            • London
                              2.3 km
                            Airports
                            Train Stations
                            • Saint Pancras International Station
                              500 m
                            • Euston Station
                              500 m
                            Underground stations
                            • Saint Pancras/Kings Cross Station
                              600 m
                            • Russell Square
                              400 m
                            • Bus stop
                              400 m
                            Restaurants
                            • North Sea Fish Restaurant
                              80 m
                            • Tavistock Tandoori (cuisine: Indian)
                              50 m
                            Beaches
                            • Shell Beach
                              1.8 km
                            • Rushy Bay
                              1.8 km
                            Hostel information
                            • Check-in:
                              from  2 pm
                            • Check-out:
                              until  10 am
                            • Number of floors:
                              6
                            • Number of rooms:
                              214

                            Hotel Awards

                            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonGenerator Hostel London

                            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                            Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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