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  • Type And Size
  • 3 Star Accommodation
  • Independent Accommodation
  • 217 rooms
37 Tavistock Place London Bloomsbury WC1H 9SE

Generator London

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.


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.

Generator London Facilities


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

Food and Drink

The Generator Bar offers special deals on drinks and meals each evening.


Generator London offers FREE WiFi in public areas, and wired internet at a cost of GBP 1.50 per hour.

Communal areas and activities

Spend time having fun with friends in the games room, play billiards and sing karaoke at Generator London.


Children under 18 years of age are not accepted at Generator London.

Leisure Areas / Leisure Activities

London Walking Tours are included in the price of your booking when you book on! Daily tours start at 10:30 from the Generator Hostel reception.

Check in / Check out

Check in from: 14:00 GMT
Check out by: 10:00 GMT

Breakfast Info at Generator London

SPECIAL OFFER: Breakfast options: Room only or continental breakfast.

Continental Breakfast includes: Cereal, Coffee, Tea, Preserves. Breakfast Roll - Sausage or Tomato with a cappuccino available.


By Tube

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.

On Foot

Generator London 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.

Generator London Reviews

Average Guest Rating: 4.2'Very Good' Based on 56 Hotel Reviews
Harriett, British

Excellent value for money, helpful staff, very comfy beds, would definitely stay again.

Christopher Merrien, British

Generator Hostel is very good value for money. Comfortable and easy to stay at

Syeda Batool, British

Great customer service at Generator Hostel and perfect arrangements for everything

Michael, British

Very pleased with the stay, price was excellent for London, facilities at the hostel were clean and plenty of them, staff were helpful, and the room and bed were perfect. Very clean, and peaceful, cleaned every day. Would book Generator Hostel again

Richard, Irish

Generator Hostel is a great place to stay and friendly helpful staff

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