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Generator London, London, Bloomsbury

Generator London

1 star hotel in Bloomsbury   37 Tavistock Place , Bloomsbury, London , WC1H 9SE

Hotel Information

Generator London is a 214 room, 1 star hostel in Bloomsbury, Central London. The nearest tube station to the Generator London is Russell Square tube in zone 1 of the Underground and is served by the following line(s): Piccadilly. Russell Square station is 0.41 miles from the Generator London. The nearest rail station to the hostel is London St Pancras Station which is 0.47 miles away.

Generator London, London



The Generator is one of the world's largest hostels, by far the biggest in the UK and has regularly been voted in the top ten hostels in the world.

It's a must-stay hostel for all backpackers if you want to meet loads of people from all over the world and party the night away whenever you want.

We aim to provide everything you need under one roof, in a great central location in Russell Square.

Our staff are renowned for being friendly and welcoming - and you'll probably see most of them in the bar when they are off duty! (well most of them were guests before they were staff!)

Information: The UK's largest, liveliest and funkiest hostel - 854 beds! Has regularly been voted in the top ten hostels in the world!

Very central location in Russell Square, Bloomsbury - 5 minutes walk from the British Museum.

The famous Generator Bar open 6pm-2am every night with Happy Hour 6pm-9pm! Events in the bar every night including Karaoke, DJ's, quizzes, pool comps & drinking games. All events are free to guests.

Themed parties every month.

Free continental breakfast 'all you can eat' for everyone plus low cost English breakfast now available. 7am-11am

Free bed linen and towel for everyone Free drink for every new guest Free luggage storage on arrival and departure Free lockers in all dorm rooms

Great value dinners 6pm-9pm, daily specials plus pizzas, burgers, salads and vegetarian options. 24 hour internet cafe 24 hour reception - no lock out or curfew 24 hour laundry 24 hour lounge and games room 24 hour pool tables and TVs 24 hour snacks and drinks available.

Generator Shop for all your essentials plus travel and tours, sandwiches, beers etc open 8am-3am Fantastic, friendly staff on hand 24 hours a day

Please don't forget to book early to avoid disappointment - particularly if you want to stay on a Thursday, Friday or Saturday night!

Hotel Features

Luggage storage on arrival and departure in locked luggage room

24-hour hot showers

Bed-linen & towels


basic hostel rooms with private wash-basin, shower and toilet on every floor

Famous London Generator bar open 6pm-2am every night!

Satellite TV

24 Hour Internet Cafe

24 Hour Reception

Evening meals available

'Fuel Stop' restaurant open 6pm-9pm every night.

Boiling water, toasters and microwaves available 24 hours a day.

'Turbine' lounge area open 24 hours with games, refreshments & TVs Pool table Sega Rally

Regular FREE events in the Generator London Bar and Turbine: Karaoke, Movie Nights, DJs, Quizzes and Pool Competitions.

Lockers in every hostel dorm room


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Guest Comments
walked everywhere  really good experience  helpfull and friendly
very cheap option  central London
Interesting experience
clean, with good bed    security was really good
good value  Good basic accommodation  cheap!
Generator London Reviews

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Generator London " Interesting"

Ratings scored out of 6
Overall Score: 6
Value for money: rated 6/6
Location: rated 6/6
Cleanliness: rated 6/6
Staff Rating: rated 6/6

security was really good with 24 CCTV camera everywhere, except restrooms, free one first hour wifi, good beds, well secured, breakfast was also good,
Would I Stay Again? Yes
Would I Recommend Generator London to a friend? Yes
SA, Bradford

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Bloomsbury Guide
London Hotels near Bloomsbury   If you are looking for a hotel near Bloomsbury then you are probably looking to access all the attractions of central London. Bloomsbury covers the area north-west of Tottenham Court Road up to Kings Cross and centres on Russell Square and the British Museum. If you are looking for a hotel close to Bloomsbury there are many to choose from as this is a prime West End area for accessing shops and theatres. Bloomsbury is the best known for the green area of Russell Square and of course the British Museum which is is the southern part of Bloomsbury close to Holborn.. Hotels around Bloomsbury are geared towards the leisure visitor to London who wishes to en [more...] ....continue
Bloomsbury Attractions

British Museum, Tottenham Court Road,  British Museum, Russell Square, Bedford Square, Bloomsbury Square, Dominion Theatre, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, British Medical Association, University of Londons Senate House Library, University College London, Birkbeck, Institute of Education, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, School of Pharmacy, School of Oriental and African Studies and the Royal Veterinary College, Great Ormond Street Hospital, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College Hospital, Royal London Homoeopathic Hospital

Tube StationZoneLine(s)Distance
Russell Square1Piccadilly0.41 miles
Kings Cross St. Pancras1Metropolitan - Northern - Piccadilly - Circle line - Victoria - Hammersmith & City0.43 miles
Euston1Northern - Victoria0.81 miles
Euston Square1Metropolitan - Circle line - Hammersmith & City0.94 miles
Holborn1Central - Piccadilly1.05 miles

Rail StationDistance
London St Pancras Station0.47 miles
Kings Cross Thameslink Station0.48 miles
London Kings Cross Station0.64 miles
London Euston Station0.87 miles
Farringdon Station1.33 miles
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