The central location of Generator London in the heart of the capital is hard to beat, the hostel offers private and dormitory rooms to cater for all.


Generator Hostel London is located a stone’s throw from King’s Cross and St Pancras International train stations, as well as Russell Square tube station on the Piccadilly Line, making it a breeze to get around and explore the city’s sights and sounds.

Vibrant, stylish and spacious accommodation, every room in Generator London is designed to be enjoyed with a huge array of perks for those travelling solo, as a couple or with a group of friends. From hairdryers in the shared female-only rooms to bedside lamps in all private rooms for those who like to unwind with a good book. Choose Generator London for an ideal hostel stay in Central London.

In case of no show of a non-refundable reservation, all nights will be cancelled with penalty unless the property is informed of late arrival by the guest.

Food and Drinks

Head to Generator London’s bar for late-night drinks. There’s catwalk lighting, wooden high-top tables, cosy booths and an authentic London Routemaster Bus. Sample ice-cold local beers or signature cocktails and graze on tasty bar snacks.
Happy Hour every day from 17:00 to 19:00.

In the café, with its zinc bar and tin-panel ceiling. Lounge on leather egg chairs, sit and chat at the communal wooden tables. 

  • Continental breakfast; 07:00 - 10:00
  • Cafe breakfast; 08:00 - 11:00
  • Lunch & Dinner; 12:00 - 23:00
  • Serving hot and cold fresh sandwiches from 08:00

Other facilities

  • Chill Out Cinema Room; Open Tuesday and Saturday from 8 pm for regular and classic movie nights. With tiered seating and custom games tables, it’s a great spot for plugging in, connecting or just lazing about. 
  • Laundry 
  • Luggage Store
  • Event Space
  • 24 Hour Reception 
  • Travel Shop
  • Free WI-FI


Disabled access available


Free broadband access (wifi)


Luggage storage

24 hour security

Linen included

Common room


Central heating

Food and Drinks



Nearby Recreations

Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Historic houses


Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)


Public car parking for a charge (nearby)

No parking onsite

No smoking

Bed only (no kitchen facilities)


Age restrictions

Minimum age 18

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Arrival Info

Address: 37 Tavistock Place, London, LondonWC1H 9SE, United Kingdom

Check In: From 2.00 pm  Check Out: by 10.00 am

All guests will require proof-of-age photo ID upon check-in. 

Location: Travelling from Stansted Airport, take the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street. Get on the tube and take the Central line to Holborn then change onto the Piccadilly line and get off at Russell Square. It’s a brief walk from there to the hostel. A single fare on the Stansted Express is £21.50 and the journey takes about 47 minutes.

Flying into Heathrow Airport, take the Piccadilly line to King’s Cross. Then it’s a 5-minute walk to Generator London. A single fare is £5.50 and it’ll take about an hour.

Arriving into Gatwick Airport, take the Southern Railway or Gatwick Express to London Victoria station. From there, get on the tube and take the Victoria line to King’s Cross. Then it’s a 5-minute walk.