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- Generator Hostel
- Independent Hostel
- Quality Hostel
- 217 rooms
- 37 Tavistock Place Bloomsbury London WC1H 9SE England
As well as being the winner of 2010's Best London Accommodation Award, Generator Hostel is one of Europe's largest hostels with over 800 beds. Located in Russell Square, you will be able to experience the exciting nightlife of Leicester Square, Covent Garden and Piccadilly Circus, all within easy walking distance. Facilities at Generator Hostel include an internet room, tourist information centre and study room.
Generator Hostel is a lively place to stay. The two bars, The Generator Bar and The Turbine provide exciting entertainment for the guests. Drinks are reasonably priced and there are pool tables and table football for your enjoyment. The rooms at Generator Hostel are basic and comfortable. All are equipped with washbasins and there are ample shared bathroom facilities on all floors.
Bar / Coffee/Tea Maker / Concierge / Games Room / Internet Terminal / Pay-Phones / Shared bathroom / Television Lounge / Tour Desk / Tourist Information / Wash Basin / Wireless Internet Access / Wireless Internet Access in Rooms
Breakfast options: Room only or continental breakfast.
Continental Breakfast includes: Cereal, Coffee, Tea, Preserves. Breakfast Roll - Sausage or Tomato with a cappuccino available.
Food and Drink
The Generator Bar offers special deals on drinks and meals each evening.
Generator Hostel offers FREE WiFi in public areas, and wired internet at a cost of GBP1.50 per hour.
Communal areas and activities
Spend time having fun with friends in the games room, play billiards and sing karaoke at Generator Hostel.
Children over 18 years of age are welcome at Generator Hostel. Extra rollaway beds are not available.
Check in / Check out
Check in time: 14:00
Check out time: 10:00
Generator Hostel has the benefit of being near an array of London attractions. The British Museum is close if you fancy a exploring the vast collection of artefacts from around the world. The British Library is also nearby and is home to the famous Magna Carta. Charles Dickens’ House is less than five minutes away and Covent Garden, with its variety of shops and restaurants, is close by.
London Walking Tours are included in the price of your booking when you book on TravelStay.com! Daily tours start at 10:30am from the Generator Hostel reception.
TravelStay Prices and Discounts
Our Long Stay Discount
The best way to get to Generator Hostel is to take a tube to Euston Station, which is a 5-10 minute walk away. Euston is on the Northern and Victoria lines of the London Underground.
Generator Hostel is only a 4 minute walk from Russell Square Tube Station (Piccadilly line) and only 6 minutes from London Euston Tube Station (Northern, Victoria, London Overground and London Midland lines).
Exit Euston Station and turn left onto Euston Road. Walk down this road until you get to Mabledon Place, where you’ll see a travel agent on the corner. Turn right here and continue straight on through Cartwright Gardens and on to Marchmont Street. When you come to the Snappy Snaps photo shop, turn left onto Tavistock Place. You will soon see Generator Hostel on the left – there is a sign in the window.
Really friendly atmosphere and staff at Generator Hostel. Clean rooms, toilets weren't as good, but everything else was really good
Excellent value for money, helpful staff, very comfy beds, would definitely stay again
All positive feedback. A nice hostel to stay in with clean rooms, nice people to meet, good location and a nice bar
We stayed in Generator Hostel for 3 nights and it was nice. Good location, easy to walk to train station, a lot restaurant around, very centre. The hostel is clean and staffs are nice. Good place to stay