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Generator Hostel Berlin Prenzlauer Berg

Storkower Strasse 160 | Prenzlauer Berg, 10407 Berlin, Germany
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Generator Hostel Berlin Prenzlauer Berg
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Ranked #68 of 331 Specialty Lodging in Berlin
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I recently travelled here as part of a large group. We were an older group of students and found ourselves to be some of, if not the oldest there; the place is crawling with kids who are always in reception - as this happens to be the only place that the wifi works. It was constantly noisy with kids running... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Hostel is well managed and should be on many School and academic institutions lists, because of the reasonable and steady room rates. Moreover, the rooms are bright and furnished with large individual lockers, and the beds have crisp white sheets for comfort. It is a situated in a reasonable good location, within 10 minutes to the Centre of Alexandra... More 

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Nina B, Leiter Front Office at Generator Hostel Berlin Prenzlauer Berg, responded to this review

Dear Host and Traveler. On behalf of the Generator and our Hostel we thank you for your recent visit! It is with special appreciation that we have received these kind words about our hostel and our services. We wait for your return! Yours sincerely, Nina - Front Office Manager More 

Rimavska Sobota, Slovakia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hostel to stay. I have stayed here with my girlfriend, our room was very comfortable and nice. Hostel staff were very friendly and helpfull also the food was delicious. It is near the city center so you can walk there or take metre which is in front of hostel.

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Nina B, Leiter Front Office at Generator Hostel Berlin Prenzlauer Berg, responded to this review

Dear Rimavska. Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. I am very happy you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you again soon at Generator Berlin Prenzlauer Berg or one of our Generators across Europe. Best wishes, Nina - Front Office Manager More 

Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall good...the staff is perfect....it matters a lot....they were at every point there to help and always smiling and yes we can do kind of approach .... This will be good value for money product for people....

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Nina B, Leiter Front Office at Generator Hostel Berlin Prenzlauer Berg, responded to this review

Dear Chetan. We would like to thank you on behalf of all the staff your recent visit and the time spent in providing us with your opinion and experience. It is extremely flattering and appreciated from you, we will continue the excellent work to the satisfaction of our guests. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you in the... More 

Llandudno, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights as part of a study trip to Berlin. Hands down one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in. Will definitely be returning. Staff couldn't have been more helpful. Has it's own bar which has a great atmosphere and cocktails.

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Nina B, Leiter Front Office at Generator Hostel Berlin Prenzlauer Berg, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for sharing your experience in our hostel. I'm very delighted to read that you've enjoyed your stay. We hope we're able to welcome you in our hostel soon. Sunny greetings from Berlin. Nina - Front Office Manager More 

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is good because you can rich the centre of Berlin just walking by the one street, rooms are cleaned, beds are amazingly comfortable (that's actually exactly what you need after the long day in Berlin). Showers are... ok. There is a cool bar, also there's a cafe, but menu is pretty poor... And the only thing i didn't like... More 

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Nina B, Leiter Front Office at Generator Hostel Berlin Prenzlauer Berg, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your detailled feedback. It's nice to read that you've enjoyed your stay in our hostel even we don't offer wifi in the rooms. But I'm very delighted to tell you that we already assigned a company to replace all network cables by end of April so we're able to provide that kind of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is the best hostel I have stayed at so far while traveling around Europe and it just so happened to be one of the cheapest too. The hostel was not centrally located but it did not matter because it is "a stones throw" away from the subway station, literally. It was very easy to get to the center... More 

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Nina B, Leiter Front Office at Generator Hostel Berlin Prenzlauer Berg, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We would like to thank you on behalf of all the staff your recent visit and the time spent in providing us with your opinion and experience. It is extremely flattering and appreciated from you, we will continue the excellent work to the satisfaction of our guests. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you in the... More 

Athens, Greece
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

the hostel is quite good,it is clean and the staff was at my disposal. the only problem was that one employee found my pronunciation of english strange and he gave me an underestimating look and he spoke to me boredly. also the lockers are expensive , i paid 4 euros for a medium size locker for 24 hours

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SabineJRanft, Front Office Manager at Generator Hostel Berlin Prenzlauer Berg, responded to this review

Dear Dimitrios, thank you very much for your great feedback! I'm very delighted to hear, that you've enjoyed your stay in our hostel. I really want to apology for the situation at your check in, even I'm quiet sure that it wasn't his intention to discriminate you! So sorry for that. We hope to have you here soon again and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I stayed here solo Its good for - extremely goddamn cheap I paid like £3.50 a night for a 8 dorm , with this you can't be picky The dorms were clean ( unless like me you were sharing with Mr stinky cheese feet) though the floors were dusty so no dropping your clothes like I did :( The cleaning... More 

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SabineJRanft, Front Office Manager at Generator Hostel Berlin Prenzlauer Berg, responded to this review

Dear Meme, thank you very much for your detailed feedback. I really appreciate that because that helps us as lot to improve facilities, procedures etc. I'm very delighted to tell you that the replacement of the wifi provider and the pipes is already in process and is hopefully finished by end of next month. You definately need to come back... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Best part is i would say location, very close to metro line. Stay was cheap but food and beverages were not. Room was clean same with sheets n towels etc. One of the guy at front desk was very helpful he not only gave maps but associated info too. Recommended if you are traveling on budget.

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SabineJRanft, General Manager at Generator Hostel Berlin Prenzlauer Berg, responded to this review

Dear Sachin_IN, Many thanks for reviewing your stay with us. I'm glad you rated our cleanliness so highly and will be passing on your comments on the food and beverage prices. The team here are in fact already looking into this. We do hope to see you again soon, here in Berlin Prenzlauer Berg or at one of our other... More 

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Prenzlauer Berg
No Berlin neighborhood has undergone a greater change than Prenzlauer Berg. The artists and non-conformists that defined the district’s intriguing subculture in the 1980s and 90s have been replaced by a young, hip crowd that frequents the many cafes. Where there were once run-down houses in the shadow of the Berlin Wall, there are now designer shops. Beautiful old homes have been modernized and renovated, and on Sundays, thousands turn the park next to remnants of the wall into a playground for street artists, musicians, and flea market shoppers. This attracts young urban families who enjoy the balance of big city life and small-town comfort. Meanwhile, trendy, young, upper-class visitors from all over the world are attracted to the local high-end shops, cafés, and sophisticated bars and restaurants. The merits of this transformation are a favorite topic of debate around the city, but it makes for some of the best people-watching Berlin has to offer.
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