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Generator Hostel Hamburg

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Steintorplatz 3, 20099 Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Norwich
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really Impressed by this hostel. Literally next door to the station and still walking distance to all attractions, so great location. Our room was beautiful!! Pink suede chairs, ensuite shower and toilet, clean, plenty of plugs including USB plugs on your bed. Small screen on the bed too so feels more private! Security on the door most of the time,... More

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

Hello Freybe, Thank you for taking the time and writing us a comment. We are very happy that you had a good time here in generator Hamburg. We hope to welcome you again. Best regards Martin Major Front of House Manager More

stranraer, scotland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here last year for a weekend away with my husband, 11month old and mum and dad. It is straight across from the train station which was great as we got the train from the airport. We had a private room rather than a dorm and they were quite small especially with a baby and travel cot but for... More

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

Hello, Thank you for comment. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with. We hope to see you again. Best regards Martin Major Front of House Manager More

Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Positives - very close to the station, large rooms, very clean and somewhat new interior, good bar Negatives - no kitchen, some staff not very friendly, small bathrooms and showers in the room (like an air plane). In short, it'll do and its probably the best hostel in Hamburg, its just not a great generator hostel compared to London/Berlin/Dublin etc.

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

Hello Emma, First of all we want to thank you for your comment here on Tripadvisor. Your satisfaction is very important to us, if you have more details/information’s for me about the unfriendliness of our staff I would be very happy if you could send me an e-mail. (martin.major@generatorhostels.com ) We would be happy to welcome you again. Best regards... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hostel as a group of men on a bachelor weekend. The hostel is conveniently located across the street from the main train station in Hamburg. The rooms are basic and the toilets are pretty small but we basically used the rooms for sleeping only and in this respect they were up to the job. The beds... More

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

Hello, thank you for your comment here on tripadvisor. we are very happy to see that you had a great time with us. We hope to see you anytime soon again, you are always welcome in Generator Hamburg. Best regards Martin Major Front of House Manager More

Brisbane
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good spot to stay. Can be a little noise if you leave your windows open. Across the road from Central Station make is a handy spot to stay. Clean rooms with Wifi. Bring your own towel. Friendly staff and close to the mall

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

Hello, Thank you for your review. I am very glad that your stay was to your satisfaction. Especcially I am happy that our Team left such a good impression. Whenever travelling next I hope that you will chose to stay in a Generator again. You are always welcome. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location right in the heart of Hamburg, near the central rail station. In all honesty it is more a hotel than a hostel, the decor is extremely modern, everything is spotless and although rooms are basic they have everything that is needed for a comfortable stay. The front door has burly security and anyone who enters has to show... More

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

Hello, Thank you for your exellent review. Still I regret that you have not been satisfied with the bathroom. You might have seen in other comments that previous guests were mentioning our little bathrooms as well. When we redesigned this historical building two years ago, we had to follow a lot of restrictions. Still we wanted to have the highest... More

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

We stayed at this hostel for three days. The location of the hostel is really great, really close to the central station and the centre. The hostel has a modern and clean look and has free wifi. The bathroom was really, really compact and (too) small, but it had all the necessary facilities. The one thing I absolutely didn't like... 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 regret that your sleeping comfort was not to your satisfaction. You have recommended it to others and I would suggest to do so as well, to ask for a room at the end of the corridor. We are known for the unique atmosphere, that unfortunatlely really brings some sound with... More

Manchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well positioned hostel at a very cheap price! Albeit with an important history (the Beatles stayed here!) rooms are basic, hard beds and bathrooms are as small as a caravans (had a twin room with bathroom) but breakfast is great the location is central to the centre of the city and atmosphere is buzzing. Just outside there... More

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

Hello, Thank you for this very positiv Feedback. We are glad that you liked your stay. It would be great to see you soon again in Hamburg. All the best for your travels, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More

London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed as a family of four for an overnight stop on our way through to Sweden. For an overnight, it was fine, and quite cheap. It's a big place and felt like there was a lot of hustle and bustle. We arrived quite late but there was still a bit of a queue for check-in. There seemed to be... More

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

Hello, Thank you for letting us know about your Generator-experience. I regret that our location was not convinient for you as it is normally our strength. You are right, that the area can be irritating, but it has gone through a good development and is improving every day. It even has become a little "hidden secret" in Hamburg. But I... More

Queretaro, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best hostel I stayed at during my trip in Germany. Yeah, it's a hostel where one shares a room and bunk beds, but a hostel is a hostel and should be reviewed like one. There's free wifi, and there are computers downstairs for those who aren't travelling with computers. If arriving by train, the hostel is literally... More

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

Hello, Wow! This is really a fantastic review. Many thanks for that. I would be delighted if you chose to stay with us on your next trip to Hamburg. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General 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*
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