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Generator Hostel Hamburg

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have stayed in plenty of hostels but Generator is by far my favourite, and if given the opportunity id visit again. Clean, secure, welcoming and very very modern. Never felt more safe or comfortable in a hostel. Also, USB plug sockets are a great invention!

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. Good to see that Generator was able to convince with security, cleanliness and arcitecture. Hope to see you soon again. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Generator was a great hostel! Clean, safe and extremely architecturally beautiful! Each room has great facilities and the beds are extremely comfy. The breakfast is amazing and has a great variety with a cool communal area downstairs and a bar (happy hour cocktails). The location is a bit dodgy but it is easy to commute with a he central train... More 

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for the fantastic review. I am really happy that your stay was so great. Whenever travelling next, you are very welcome in all Generator. All the best for your travels, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Helsingborg, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hostel is fresh and ok prized. Facilities was nice and the rooms ok. The bar played way to loud music, I think it was there to be some kind of social area, but when the music is so loud early on the afternoon than you can't speak to someone, then it's to loud. Overall a ok experience.

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. I regret that the volume of the music was to intense during your stay. The Hamburg Events Coordinator will check it over the coming weeks to tune it to a level, that most guests will enjoy. Hope to see you soon again in Hamburg. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it is what it is. A good clean hostel, bed rooms are small but adequate. After all you only sleep there. The Hostel is very busy all day and night with people coming and going. The Staff were pleasant at all times. Breakfast is about € 5 which is continental (as much as like). Would consider staying in another Hostel... More 

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hello, good to see that we were able to leave a good picture of us. Thanks for the feedback. Would be great if we can welcome you in another Generator or in Hamburg again. All the best, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A budget hostel with a difference. The Generator had plenty of amenities, a lively bar, breakfast and lunch options. The beds were fine, quite comfy and the room was an ok size. The bathroom and toilet was a bit small but the communal bathrooms were much better, would definitely recommend using these as the showers are better quality and there's... More 

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hi, Good to see that Generator was able to leave a good impression. Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Rainhill, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a 6 berth dorm for lads weekend away, room was fresh and modern, bed was very comfortable (and it was a bunk-bed!!), amenities were excellent, great bar with even better prices, friendly staff, would recommend to anybody planning trip to Hamburg, and location (next to railway station) was great!!

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hi, That is a really nice review. Thank you for sharing your impressions with us and for the kind recommendations. All the best for your travels, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My trip was holiday trip with a bunch of my friends. We had 6 bed room and to all of us, it was pleasure surprise how comfortable can hostel be. Rooms were cleans, staff was very friendly and breakfast was everything you hope for. Also showers, which were located at the hallway, was clean and pretty new. I would recommended... More 

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for the recommendation. I am really glad that we left such a good impression. See you next at Generator Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the hostel was great - being so close to Hauptbahnhof and connected metro stations made getting around the city really easy. The rooms were clean, as was the rest of the hostel, and we had no issues at all with noise. The toilet and shower cubicles were very small (there was clear space to extend these, and... More 

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks you for the very detailed review. I really regret, that you made such a kind of experience. You can be assured that I will follow up on the points you have raised and that I will take the necessary action to prevent the things we have an influence on, of happening again. As I am unable to turn... More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My two mates and I stayed for two nights in one of the 3 bed bedrooms. Location is rather convenient as it is about a 30 second walk from the train station. Room is as to be expected with most Generator's (I've stayed in 4. London, Dublin, Hamburg, Berlin Mitte), although the shower/bathroom was rather small. Overall the staff was... More 

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for the recent stay and the great review. I am very happy that Jane left such an impression. I will forward your great comments to her. Whenever travelling next, I hope you will chose Generator again... Maybe our new GenParis. All the best for your travels, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would stay at this hostel again ! I have been living in different hostel for 6 months and Generator hotels are the best option. It is not the cheapest but are clean, tidy and with a good quality & price ratio. Next time I travel with my family I will consider to stay in a Generator hostel. I love... More 

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for sharing your impressions with us and for recent stay. I am glad that Generator is always your first choice, when you travel. Hope to see you soon again in Hamburg. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

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