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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed in the Generator Hamburg, thinking that it would be another big generic hostel... I was pleasantly surprised, the staff here were great and all really friendly... Especially Jane in the cafe!! Vielen vielen dank Generator Hamburg!!! Try the waffles!!!

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

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to give us a feedback. It is really great to see that our Team was able to "wow" you that much and that especcially our hero from the Cafe, Jane, left such a good impression. If you come back to Hamburg, hope we will see you again at Generator. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General... More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked a bed in a mixed 6 bed dorm a first in my 49 yrs on this Earth,but was bumped up into a 4 bed dorm.They didn't pay any attention to my request of a top bunk though.A massive lockable (bring your own,or buy at reception) locker under the bunks,big enough for a medium suitcase. The hostel is located... More 

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

Hi, Thanks for sharing your impressions with us. I really regret that your request could not be honored. We have made a note for your next visit, to hold a top bunk bed. It would be great if the leak of service does not prevent you of visiting Generator in the future. All the best for your travels, Sven Heberling... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stopped at Generator for two nights in January. I booked online via booking.com for a bed within a female dorm, and requested to have a bottom bunk. However after check-in I was disappointed that I was assigned a top deck, as this was due to medical reasons. But I didn't complain or make a fuss over the matter. I... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for the very detailed review. It is really helpful to gain an overview of your impressions, because we aime to improve our services and facilities all the time. Whenever travelling next I hope you will chose Generator again. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here for a Uni Trip back in November, when i was told i was staying in a hostel, i was mortified at the prospect after hearing so many negative reviews about hostels in general. however i take that back!!!! this is a clean friendly hostel with very good food, reasonable prices, brilliant free WIFI, clean rooms and excellent staff... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for the great review. I especcially love to hear that our team was able to wow you! Whenever travelling next, we would be happy if you chose to stay at Generator again. All the best for your studies.. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty good hostel, excellent location (really close from Hamburg central station) and friendly staff, specially Gabriel from security who helped a friend of mine from being pick-pocketed. I would definitely recommend this to other people if they want to have a pleasant stay in Hamburg.

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

Thanks for your fantastic feedback. I know the team, especially Gabriel, will appreciate hearing your kind words. Generator is a great secure location to stay while you play in the lively nightlife. Hope to have you with us again soon. Florian Bauer General Manager More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From airport, pay 3 Euro take the train to the station in front of the hostel. This hostel is clean, simple, many young people stay in this hostel. And they using card system to open all the door, so if you are not stay in this hostel you will not able to enter the hostel. The room we book is... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for your detailed review. It is always got to know the impressions of the guest, as we always aime to improve our services. I hope you will visit us again in the future. All the best for your travels, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Hamburg Generator hostel for 3 days and thoroughly enjoyed the services! The free walking tour is a great way to get an understanding of the city. After the walking tour, I wanted to explore the city more in depth by getting out of the touristy sections. The extra tips and tricks provided by the very approachable... More 

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

Hi, Thank you for the fantastic review. I am really happy that our team and in specicif the three named heros, were able to make your stay unique. I would be delighted if we get the oppurtunity to welcome you soon again at Generator. You and your friends are always welcome. All the best for your travels, Sven Heberling Assistant... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: very good location (next to Hamburg bus station and hamburg train station) comfortable bed with reading light, socket and usb ports on head Friendly staff free walking tour in hostel Cons: very small bathroom

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

Hello, Thank you for the positiv Feedback. I am especially proud of the comment about the team and I am happy that they were able to convince you of our service. I hope the bathrooms will not prevent you of coming again in the future. You are always welcome. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

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

Very hip and modern hostel! Fun bar and big lounge areas. Laundry and breakfast are available as well. Stayed two nights in an 8 bed dorm. Bunks were quiet and comfortable, and each bed had a reading light, outlet, and 2 USB ports in the headboard. Toilet and shower in each room, plus more in the halls. Across the street... More 

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

Hi, wow! Thank you for the great comments. I am delighted to see that the Generator Hamburg was fazinating you. Hope to see you soon again. All the best for your travels, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hey, Generator Hostels in Hamburg is probably the best hostels !! I experienced a couple of hostels in Hamburg – for a few nights – and they were "okay" (except one) ; and usually i don't take even 2mn to leave a review about them because there is nothing special to say about it ! But Generator is simply TERRIFIC... More 

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

Hi, Thank you for the fantastic review. I am very happy that we were able to "wow" you that much. It is a special pleasure to read the comments about the the team, because they make the place what it is. Whenever travelling next, you are very welcome at Generator. I wish you a good start into 2015. Regards, Sven... 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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