If you're coming by taxi from the airport, it should cost around €40. If you're arriving by train, take the RER B to Gare du Nord station. Trains run every 6 to 15 minutes and it’ll take about half an hour. A one-way ticket is €9.75.
From Gare du Nord, it's 15 to 20-minute walk to the Paris Generator hostel. Or just hop on The Paris Métro Line 2 at La Chapelle and hop off at Colonel Fabien station.
If you’re using the bus, take the 350 to Gare de Paris-Est. Generator Paris is a 15-minute walk from the station.
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Hip galleries. Boutique shops. Pastoral cafés. Canal St. Martin in the 10th Arrondissement is everything you’d expect from the French capital, but with more than its fair share of contemporary cool.
Generator Paris stands opposite Oscar Niemeyer’s iconic French Communist Headquarters. The hostel is just a few steps from Canal Saint-Martin and Buttes-Chaumont Park and only a 15-minute stroll from Gare du Nord train station. With an intoxicating mix of cinematic design, rich colours, a sparkling reception and the Moroccan chill-out space with artwork by Pieter Ceizer, you’ll feel like you’re on the set of a Parisian art-house movie.
On the hostel’s ground floor you'll find Café Fabien with its canteen and conservatory overlooking the garden. A curved staircase leads down to the vaulted ceilings of Le Club, inspired by the Paris Metro. Head up to the 9th floor to discover Le Rooftop, with its bar and awe-inspiring views of Sacré-Cœur and Montmartre. Our Paris hostel represents the very best of Paris, all under one roof.
Who doesn’t like a room with a view? Try an extraordinary private terrace room and see the city like never before.
For those travelling solo or as a couple. Stylish, spacious and perfectly private
For those who like a little privacy but come in numbers, we recommend a private quad. Perfect for friends and families.
For sharing. Bunk up and get ready to make some new friends in our spacious smaller shared rooms.
Perfect for social butterflies. You’ll be sure to make friends for life. So bunk up in one of our larger shared rooms.
No boys allowed! This one's for girls. Our female shared rooms come complete with hairdryers, toiletries, full length mirrors and of course some new girlfriends.
Le Rooftop opens at 11am, as long as the weather's good.
Mon - Sun
16:00 - 22:00
Rooftop bars are like gold dust in Paris, and we have one of the best. Head up to the 9th floor of the hostel and you'll find Le Rooftop, a spectacular bar where you can catch the sun setting over Montmartre and the Sacré-Cœur while you sip a cocktail. Not a bad way to start your night.
Weekdays and weekend hours
07:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 17:00
17:00 - 22:00
Café Fabien, inspired by the brasserie-lined streets of the city serves the finest French delicacies – with views of the urban garden from the conservatory. Café Fabien is the real icing on the cake of the Generator Paris hostel and the perfect place to stop for a barista-style coffee and something to nibble on.
Mon - Sun
You’re invited to the Metro party. Venture down the curved staircase from Café Fabien to Le Club in the hostel basement and sample the finest local beers and our signature cocktails. Drink and dance around retro Metro seats – and platform tiles by local photographer Ludvic Le Couster.
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