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Generator Hostel Hamburg

2.0 of 5 Steintorplatz 3, 20099 Hamburg, Germany
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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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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We don't normally stay at hostels, but found ourselves here when our booked accommodation was messed up. We found the hostel very comfortable, clean and hospitable. The area it is on is not that nice. In fact Hamburg is not that great for a tourist, but I recommend the hostel.

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

Hello, thank you for sharing your impressions with us. I am really glad that we were able to convince you of Generator. Whenever traveling next, we hope to get the pleasure to welcome you again All the best for your travels, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hostel sucks. Ok, its decently clean, but they didn't clean our bathroom, shower or floors today. Sure the cleaning ladies came into the room, but nothing got cleaned...They do not allow food into the building so you can buy their overpriced, old food instead. The lounge is nice, the rooms are decent, but it just doesn't feel good here.... More

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

Hello, Thank you for sharing your impressions with us. I really regret that your experience with Generator was that fustrating and would like to apologize for the leak of cleaning. Please be assured that we have already taken the necessary steps to prevent other guests of having the same issues with our housekeeping. Our own food offer gets reviewed as... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So the location is nice if you like hookers. After getting back from a long day of walking around town sightseeing and what not I went to there bar. It was 10:30 and the bartender just told me they were closed. I then left to find one of the late night shops to try and find a beer. The neighborhood... More

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

Hello, Thank you for your feedback. I really regret that you have been inconvienced by the by the "neighbourhood" in your room and arround the hostel. The city of Hamburg is intensivly working on improving the quarter "St. George", where we are in, because it has a great history and is a fantastic spot. It would really be great if... More

Perth, United Kingdom
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307 reviews 307 reviews
80 hotel reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The 9 "Rodney" boys (RTC) had elected Hamburg for their Halloween weekend tour. The RTC was in revolt in September when das Tour Direktor (Fras - alias FairCityFrasie) and das Tour Direktor Depute (Bruce - alias the CityDetective) recommended the mighty Generator for our Hamburg abode. But the troops' jaws were agape when first they set eyes on the Generator... More

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

Hey "Rodney" boys, Thank you for sharing your impressions with us. I am really glad that you had such a good time im Hamburg. Whenever travelling next, Generator will be happy to be your host again. Maybe try out our brand new Generator Paris that is due to open in 2015. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager (also of the Sauna... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nearby Hamburg Train Station - really good location. great staffs. Excellent wifi connection. The bathroom/toilet TOO SMALL- pls do something. The room not so clean, the bed so dusty. Loud noise from outside the hostel.

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

Hello, Thank you for the very detailed feedback. I am glad that our staff left such a good impression. Nevertheless I really regret, that the cleanliness was not to your satisfaction. Internally we are working on an improvement. Unfortunately we are unable to change the bathrooms. When refurbishing the building 2012, we had only limited options for the installations, due... More

Liverpool
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our second stay with Generator (prev Copenhagen) and again a friendly, clean & vibrant hostel perfectly situated for visiting the sights of Hamburg. Trains, buses and underground all easily accessible from the hostel. Friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast basic and good value for money and the coffee was lovely. Would definitely recommend and would stay again.

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

Hello, Great to see that you have chosen Generator again. Thank you for sharing your impressions. Whenever traveling next you are very welcome at Generator. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never stayed in a hostel before and when i found out we would be staying in a hostel for this trip I wasn't sure what to expect but it turned out to be a great place to stay. It is in the perfect location whether you want to travel by foot to all the main attractions (which I... More

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

Hello, wow, thank you for the great review. I am really happy that your stay was such a success. You said already that you want to return, so I will answer, that you are always welcome at Generator. All the best for your travels, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Generator Hostel for 3 nights whilst away with uni. The hostel is suitable for a few days but not for any longer. The rooms are clean, staff are very friendly, the facilities on offer are good i.e the bar, restaurant and complimentary internet area, the food in the hostels restaurant consists of big portions at very... More

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Martin M, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for review. We are happy that you enjoyed our delicious bar food. It is true that our bathrooms are not as big, but we wanted to be over the hostel standard that’s why every room has it’s own bathroom. There are also shared bathrooms on each floor which are bigger. We already forwarded your email to our... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For me it was a great place for one night stay. Hostel located right in front of ZOB and central railway station. To the main sightseeing you can go by foot - no need to use underground. Room (for girls only) was clean and light, though pretty small. Was surprised with small shower, but that was not such a big... More

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Markus K, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your feedback. It is really nice to see that you had a good stay with us. We hope to see you again, you are always welcome. Best regards Martin Major Front of House Manager More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Rodney Travel Club (RTC) decided to spend Halloween in Hamburg this year and despite some reservations by our "I'm in Management and only go 5 star - Vince" club members I booked the mighty Generator Hostel for our weekend of culture. There were nine RTC members and we had three twins and a triple all on the second floor.... More

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Martin M, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for you honest feedback. It is a pleasure to read your comment and I am really happy that you and your mates enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you again any time soon. Best regards Martin Major Front of House Manager More

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Address: Steintorplatz 3, 20099 Hamburg, Germany
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Location: Germany > Hamburg
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Hotel Class:2 star — Generator Hostel Hamburg 2*
Number of rooms: 161
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