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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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Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

After following a stay at Berlin Mitte Generator I boarded my train to Hamburg, upon arrival it was hard to miss as it is right next to the station. Great location. Down sides; arriving at 7:30 it seemed the staff weren't very enthusiastic especially compared to Berlin where they told me all the activities I could get up to for... More 

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Sabro, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place, Nice People, very central, good beds. You Can Walk around to the museums etc. A tv could be missing in the room, if stay is more han A few days, AS Well AS Dark Bread to breakfast. Otherwise it is a fine hotel.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed in a private double room, facilities were basic but more than adequate as a base for a days exploring. In the evenings the hostel seemed very safe with a bouncer attending to the main entrance at all times. Communal areas were fantastic, free access to wifi as well as several static PC's. The bar and cafe area were both... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to give us a feedback. We are delighted to see that you had a pleasant stay with us. We hope to welcome you again soon. Best wishes from Hamburg Martin Major Front of House Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location, 1 minute away from the central station and near the center. I was in a single room, very quiet and clean. It has a cool bar, 3.5 euros a 0.5 l beer. It has activities at night such as movie night, beer pong, karaoke which is great is you are with friends or want to make friends.

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

Hello, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you had a good time. You are always welcome. Best wishes from Hamburg Martin Major Front of House Manager More 

Nuremberg, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location of the hostel is directly in the centrum --> super The stay itself is very cheap --> perfect for a family The rooms are very simple, but all you need is there The Breakfast is simple, cheap and tasty; all to have a good start Sometimes there was a long waiting time at the bar, due to less... More 

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

Hello, thank you for your comment on Tripadvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you also liked our cleanliness. We are looking forward to welcome you again. Best wishes from Hamburg Martin Major Front of House Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
11 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is huge and looks more like a hotel than a hostel in terms the sheer size of the place. But it's definitely a hostel. The beds were nice: they had outlets, chargers, and built-in reading lights in them. They also have in-room bathrooms, which is convenient. Yeah they're small, but it's better than having to leave the room... More 

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

Hello, Thanks for the great feedback. I am very happy that your stay was a success. Generator will always be happy to be your host! Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here withe 8 of my mates for a stag do, brilliant staff, very accommodating to us. Good bar with entertainment on every night and live sports. Pretty much in the middle of everything. Station is next door and trains to airport run every 10 mins. very modern, friendly staff. Helpful, had a good vibe about the place. Thanks very... More 

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

Hi, It is good to see that you had an exellent time with us. Whenever you are travelling next hope to see you again at Generator. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Domodossola, Italy
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and modern hostel, cool view of the Hbf from the room, best location (very close to the U-Bahn Station and the Central Station as well). Only problem: no towels! You have to buy one, which is not the best option. (6,5 euro)

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

Hello, many thanks for the review. Prise and critics are always welcome, because that helps to improve the services. We are actually working on a different concept with the towels, As this will only be implemented in the future, I hope you will visit us on your next trip again. All the best for your travels, Sven Heberling Assistant General... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will not be staying here again and I will not recommend the place. Bed broke, new room view of industry and pipes and crap. Walls were disgusting. Bathroom like an airplane toilet, were the sink blocked. For the price its not worth it. I have stayed in much better places in Hamburg for the same price. The beds were... More 

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

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to share your impressions of your recent visit. I really regret that you gained such a picture. There are many points we will have to work on. As I am unable to turn back the clock, I can only apologize for the experience. I hope you will give Generator another chance. If you consider... More 

Osnabrück
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spend a weekend at this hostel and there was nothing to complain about. It has a modern design, it's clean and the drinks at the bar are excellent! I would like to highlight the staff of the hostel. They are all very nice and helpful. Especially, Luisa from the reception who showed me where to go out in Hamburg... More 

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

Hi, Wow, thank you for the great review. A special thanks for mentioning the two team member. I will def. share your comments with them. Hopefully Generator will be your first choice for your next travels. All the best, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

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Address: Steintorplatz 3, 20099 Hamburg, Germany
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Location: Germany > Hamburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Generator Hostel Hamburg 2*
Number of rooms: 161
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