Generator Hostel London

London, United Kingdom

7 K reviews
Good budget hostel. Close to Kings Cross. Close to public transportation and the train station. Awesome vibe.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Central Heating
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Lounge
    • Carpeting
  • Facility
    • Bicycle Cellar
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Newspaper stand
    • WLAN access
    • Game room
    • Bar(s)
    • Nightclub
    • TV Room
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Small supermarket
    • Public Internet Access
    • Coatroom
  • Food
    • Evening Buffet
    • Special Diet
    • Breakfast Served
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Special Offers
    • Set menu dinner
    • Entertainment Program
    • Billiards/Snooker
37 Tavistock Place Russell Square WC1H 9SE London


This simple hotel is located in Compton Place, close to London's City district. Given the excellent tube connections, it is very easy to reach the most popular tourist attractions, as well as the numerous shopping centres and other entertainment venues.


Guests can enjoy a pleasant stay in one of the 214 rooms. Most of the storeys can be reached by lift. Amenities include a cloakroom, a baggage storage service and a safe. Wireless internet access in public areas allows travellers to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the hostel are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room, a café and a bar. Various shops are available, including a supermarket. Additional features at the accommodation include a newspaper stand, a TV room and a playroom. Bicycles can be left in the bicycle storage area. Facilities include a laundry service.


Each of the rooms is appointed with central heating. All rooms feature a safe and WiFi. Amenities in the bathrooms include a shower.


The establishment offers attractions including sport and entertainment opportunities. A range of options are available, including a gym and billiards. The hostel offers an entertainment programme for adults.


Bed and breakfast is bookable. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast or dinner. Staff are also happy to provide special dietary cuisine. Special catering options can be enjoyed at the accommodation.


The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: VISA, JCB and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Excellent environment. Great restaurants nearby. Great pub crawl.

    "Great location with good access by car." "Near public transport, airport, and train station." "Centrally located, near restaurants, bars, and shopping."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar is awesome"

    Guinness on tap. Cheap booze. Awesome bar area.

    "Bar is awesome." "Standard beverage prices."

  • WiFi
    "Good internet service"

    Internet work perfectly. Good internet access. Good wi-fi.

    "Good wifi quality." "Free internet."

  • Vibe
    "Awesome vibe"

    Well-appointed hostel. Modern furnishings. Awesome interior design.

    "Awesome vibe." "Friendly atmosphere." "Modern Hotel." "Stylish hotel." "Entrance area is ok." "Fine for a budget trip." "Good for traveling with friends." "Suitable for solo travelers."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Staff flawless. Excellent security. Awesome staff members.

    "Reception is decent, with overall friendly and professional service."

  • Amenities
    "Ordinary amenities"

    Excellent public areas. Sticky floors. Dirty hall.

    "Entrance area is ok." "Handicap accessible facilities are all right."

  • Value for money
    "Fairly good value for money"

    Expensive luggage storage. Expensive towels. You have to pay for locker.

    "Fairly good value for money." "High priced breakfast." "Normally priced food." "Free internet." "Standard beverage prices."

  • Room
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Terrible nights sleep. Stained bed sheets. Dirty towels.

    "Poorly maintained kitchenettes and rooms, with subpar A/C." "Small but relatively clean bathrooms." "Decent beds, TVs, and furniture." "Small rooms and badly rated minibars." "Shower can be a problem." "New rooms."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast can be improved"

    No eggs. Breakfast was small. No free breakfast.

    "Some complaints about quality and price of breakfast."