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Generator Venice

Via Fondamenta delle Zitelle 86, 30133 Venice, Italy (Dorsoduro)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My boyfriend and I stopped here for 2 nights as part of an interrailing trip. The hostel itself is fantastic. The design is great, the staff are friendly and helpful, facilities great, the bar is reasonably priced and there's a variety of activities for people to do for free. The beds have plugs and lights so you dont need to... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The dude working behind the counter was the rudest person i've ever encountered at a hostel. He also took so long to sort out simple bookings, at least 5 times as long as it would in any other hostel. I didn't stay here, I just went to see if they had a free room, and get information. la persona chi... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the Generator hostel for two nights and had a wonderful stay. The beds are clean, the sheets are fluffy and the service is pretty great. Dorms are somehow quiet despite having 16 people in some. All the beds have convenient outlets, reading lamps (though a few were out) and under bed lockers. The bathrooms are clean though... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The generator has a great vibe and may have been nice to spend a few nights in. As it was I stayed there one night only and found it to be okay but a little cramped in terms of room and bathroom space. On the other hand it was really clean and very secure. Good bar and location. However it... More

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Venice, responded to this review

Dear Suhi-im thanks very much for your review It's great to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us TRAVEL TIP - The Giudecca Island is connected to the train station by 2 vaporetto lines. The fastest is the line 4.2 that within 25 max will take you to destination Best regards Fabio Moccia General Manger More

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling as a pair, our main requirement in a hostel was that it had a friendly atmosphere where we could meet fellow travellers. Unfortunately, Generator struggled to provide this - the bar was rarely busy, and guests tended to keep themselves to themselves. It felt a lot more like a hotel than a hostel. Having said this, the facilities and... More

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Venice, responded to this review

Dear TomBatsto, thanks very much for taking the time to review us following your recent stay. It is great to hear that you had a pleasant stay and loved the place too. We look forward welcoming you back again in our beautiful city Best regards Fabio Moccia General Manager More

Melbourne
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great, clean renovated hostel with lockers under your bed. Issue is the paucity of shower and toilets which were small, wet, nowhere to put your stuff, and the automatic lights kept turning off, plunging you into darkness. The internet is slow and dodgy and the staff are variable - the bar staff had a pile of attitude and would make... More

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Venice, responded to this review

Dear Melbourne, thanks very much for taking the time to review us following your recent stay. I am glad to hear that you had a great stay, but I have also noted your comment on the light. I also take the opportunity to say that our internet line has not had any major issue over the past month. Occasional and... More

Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit difficult to get to but with that all the negative is said about this hostel. Very nice bar with good prices for Venice (breakfast packages are really cheap), View from the window on the canal. Cleverly divided dorms with very comfortable beds. After our hostel in Rome, this place was really amazing. Friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere.... More

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Fabio M, General Manager at Generator Venice, responded to this review

Hi Camerawithlegs, thanks very much for posting a review following your stay with us. We are located on the Giudecca Island, which is 20 away from the station, but minutes from St Mark square. It's fantastic to hear that you had a fab stay. Looking forward welcoming you back againg Best regards Fabio Moccia General Manager More

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

The hostel is very beautiful downstairs and the rooms are very cleverly designed, but I couldn't help but think it was designed by a man! This is because the rooms were great. We stayed in a big dorm but it felt smaller because some of the beds had sort of walls on one side, so the room felt like it... More

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Venice, responded to this review

Dear Wonderlan thanks very much for taking the time to write a well detailed review. Every single part of your comment has been noted. The hostel has re-opened just over one year ago after a full renovation, and we acknowledge that we have to intervene in some of the bathrooms, so that the facilities will look at their best all... More

Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel cost my boyfriend and I $347 Australian dollars (242 euro) for two nights, two beds in an 8 share room. We thought it was incredibly over priced, but we had heard positive things from friends staying at other Generator hostels, and the facilities seemed good, and we wanted to be around travellers our own age. There were plenty... More

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Venice, responded to this review

Dear Kyah94, Thank you for posting your long and details review. We are disappointed to read your comments about the stay. I understand that you have arrived in one of the most important city events called “Festa del Redentore”, that we also celebrate with all guests since the late 50s. On that particular night, and as widely promoted, we offered... More

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Address: Via Fondamenta delle Zitelle 86, 30133 Venice, Italy
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Location: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Dorsoduro , Giudecca
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