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Generator Hostel Hamburg

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Steintorplatz 3, 20099 Hamburg, Germany
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed a very pleasurable stay. Had our own 7 person private room that was safe and secure. Lovely bar area and decking (for pre drinks.) Cheap drinks and lovely omelettes! Great value for money and would highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hostel is ok, we sleept in six beds room and we had a good stay, maybe the bathroom was a little bit small, but it was clean. The staff was nice, the location was good, near the bus station and 10 minutes walk to the center. Recomendable.

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

Hello, many thanks for the good review. I am happy that you enjoyed the stay and now even be able to recommend us. Whenever you are around again, just get visit us again. You are very welcome. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

To start off: Generator is a 'party' hostel. Theres nothing necessarily wrong with this, although its not my first choice of accommodation. Its a lot like student halls, and the people it attracts on the majority, regardless of age, seem to treat it as such. I stayed at the Hamburg one for two nights, over a weekend (in hindsight, BIG... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for the very detailed feedback of your recent stay. I really regret the incident. We always try to keep the security-and comfortstandards on a level beyond many other hostels. Unfortunately the behaviour of other guests in a dorm is often out of our control. Still our inhouse security service tries to minimise disturbances by doing floor walks... More 

Budapest, Hungary
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect location (right at the central bus and train station), huge and spacious old building - modernised. professional and smooth management of the huge hostel, practically equipped rooms for 21st century backpackers (usb chargers, sockets to each bed, free wifi in the whole building, etc), clean bathrooms on each floor plus ensuite as well (very small though - but very... More 

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

Hi, Thanks for the nice review and the recommendation... Hope to see you soon again. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right across from the train station, couldn't be easer with heavy bags! Wifi is great, service is great, rooms are great, very clean and modern, each bed has a lamp/power ports, safe, good common areas and very nice to stay in after you have checked out too if you have to wait for a connection - has cafe and... More 

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

Hey Amy, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It is great that you enjoyed your stay and also the public areas after your check out. We look forward to welcome you again. All the best from Hamburg Janina Balunovic Assistant Reservations Manager More 

Perth, Australia
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about this hostel is the location, super convenient as its only across from bus station and train station and walking distance to city centre. Theres a tiny little bathroom inside the room. Great facilities but its pricey esp the weekend rate is just over the top in my opinion.

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

Hi, many thanks for your review. We try to stay in line with the city-average. In spring and end of year we have really good specials. It would be great if you visit us again in the future, maybe in one these seasons. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay in the Generator Hostel was dictated by a necessity - I wasn't planning on spending a night in Hamburg. When it turned out I actually had to stay, I needed something cheap and close to the bus station where I was staying. That's how I found myself in this hostel, and to be honest I was very positively... More 

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

Hey Szymon, Thanks a lot for your great feedback. It is great that you came across the Generator and had a good time even if it was only for one night. You are always welcome to stay with us again if you want to explore the city or our daily events. All the best from Hamburg Janina Balunovic Assistant Reservations... More 

St. Petersburg, Russia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't expect to see in the hostel something extra-ordinary, but the Generator has surprised me! Really comfortable rooms and beds, free WI-FI in the whole building and free computers on the second floor, cheep bike rent and parking for the bikes, bar&cafe on the first floor with disco and other events on weekend and many other things, that make... More 

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

Hey, Wow, thanks a lot for taking the time to write us such a fantastic review. We are very happy that you had a great time and enjoyed everything the Generator had to offer. We hope to welcome you again. All the best from Hamburg Janina Balunovic Assistant Reservations Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really like this hostel. The location is perfect, just beside the main station. The rooms are clean and there are bathrooms in the rooms. Actually I did not like the bathrooms, you were in a plastic box and it felt strange, but that is just my opionion. Everything else was great. We met some friendly and nice people in... More 

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

Hey Anna, Thanks for your feedback. We are really happy that you had such a great stay with us. We would like to welcome you again at one of the Generator Hostels. All the best from Hamburg Janina Balunovic Assistant Reservations Manager More 

Austria
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

clean, spacious rooms. trendy backpacker hostel. good also for city trips. we stayed only for one night choosing this hostel cuz of it's convenient location at the train station. we found it to be just the place to stay for a city trip. true, it's a bit of a walk to the city center but you'll find yourself walking through... More 

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

Hello, Thanks for the good detailed review. Hope to see you soon again. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

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