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    Generator Hostel London

    37 Tavistock Place | Russell Square, London WC1H 9SE, England
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Stayed here for 5 nights before I headed off on a tour and explore around Europe. This place actually made me feel very home sick as I was alone, and didn't create an environment for me which made me meet other people, like other hostels...More

    Thank Annika D
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Really great hostel. Awesome environment, especially for somebody by themselves who might need a place to go back to with wifi and stuff to do. Nice bar and restaurant area with events every night. Felt very safe, and the staff and security were super nice....More

    Thank Lauren P
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Having stayed at generator hostels before I decided to stay at this hostel whilst in London. Not bad, but mixed feelings. Pros: -Location. Not far from Kings Cross or St Pancras underground. -Lots of common space including lounge area, cafe and bar. Makes for very...More

    Thank Kate V
    Response from Genlon, Manager at Generator Hostel LondonResponded 2 days ago

    Hi Kate V, Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback with us, we will share your thoughts with our team. Our laundry is open 24hours a day so hopefully our guests will have a time to use this facility, we apologize if you...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I reckon this place to any age and gender, very clean rooms and baths, with great facilities. The staff are friendly and keen to support and address any requests. I enjoyed my stay and breakfasts there. Plus, it is not far the metro station, walking...More

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    Thank Remah G
    Response from Genlon, Manager at Generator Hostel LondonResponded 4 days ago

    Hi Remah G, Thanks for recommending us! Our staff will be so happy to read your feedback. Hopefully you can come and stay with us again in the future. Best wishes - Generator London

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We stayed in a double room with an ensuite on the third floor for 6 nights, and we were pleasantly surprised. We had just finished a 3 week bus tour where we stayed in 3 star hotels, and this room was on par with most...More

    Thank EmLouNz
    Response from Genlon, Manager at Generator Hostel LondonResponded 5 days ago

    Hi EmLouNz, We are so happy we could be a part of your London experience and that you enjoyed you time with us. Our team love to our guests review we hope we have the chance to see you again soon in any Generator.

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    13 July 2017|
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    Response from Luke S | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there is a lift!
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    29 April 2017|
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    Response from ciara817 | Reviewed this property |
    a) Yes there are safes provided downstairs at a cost however not situated in the room. b) Most likely you will be unable to show up and get a room the same day considering its London. c) Yes there are locker situated... More
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