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Generator Venice

Via Fondamenta delle Zitelle 86, 30133 Venice, Italy (Dorsoduro)
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Ranked #21 of 159 Specialty lodging in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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

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12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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

Chester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view is amazing from outside, right on the waterfront looking over to the main part of Venice. The reception and bar area is all very modern and swanky, but drinks are very expensive. Staff were friendly enough too. Although the hostel may look really good and new, they've tried too hard to make it look good and forgotten about... More

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

Dear Mattfjone, thanks very much for taking the time to review us. The whole hostel has been redesigned in favour of creating a unique environment it's great to hear that you had a good stay and look forward to be back one day. All your comments have been taken on board, but in fairness I am a disappointed to hear... More

Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hostel, great view, great lobby, great ambiance, nice staff, well-designed. But had to share one shower with 40 people! Plus you could not lock the shower, so, anybody could just get in accidentally and admire your precipus body. Sounds more funny than it actually is... This is just a negative point but for the rest this hostel is great... More

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

Dear 19artic96 thanks for taking the time to let us know your feedback, and let me say that it's great to hear that your stay was great. I have read your comment about the shower, and please let me say for future travellers, that all guests staying in the sharing rooms can have access to all facilities in the hostel.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Value for money if you want to travel in the high season. Staff were ok but often times standoffish. We paid for a double room which was good however, the room was warm. They said the airconditioning was on but the corridor outside the room was colder by far. Bring mosquito repellent in summer. The island giudecca is lovely but... More

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

Dear Cavecaude, thank for sharing your feedback. It's good to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us. All our room have the air-co, that can be used at guest discretion. What might have happened is that it has taken a little longer to get the room cool enough for you due to the external hot temperatures. We look... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved everything about this place basically a hotel with a bunch of 20 year olds! Right on the grand canal one stop to saint marco and the front desk is very helpful. Very nice bartenders and drink options. We brought wine and he opened if for us and gave us cups free of charge overall loved it

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

Dear Lindssss7, thanks for your great review on the Generator Venice. Delighted to hear you had a great stay and found it value for money and loved the location. Hope you will return soon so that you can also enjoy one of our special drinks. Again thanks for taking the time to post your comments. Regards Fabio Moccia General Manager More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really liked the Generator, it's a very modern hostel, and everything is brand new. The bar/common room was really cool, and very nicely decorated. We stayed in a 16 bed female dorm, the beds were very comfortable and the people in our dorm were friendly and considerate.The bathrooms are clean, although the floors get a bit wet towards the... More

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

Dear Rachelw19 Thanks for your review following your stay. I do however apologise that you felt our staff were not as friendly as you would have liked as we focus a lot on customer service over the property. I have passed your comments over to all front line staff and more focus will be placed on customer attention. Look forward... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel looks beautiful and the beds and linen are super comfy and clean. If you go to the bathrooms after they have been cleaned then they are ok. The food is good value for money. However, you won't get a good night's sleep if you are in a larger dorm as other guests can be really inconsiderate (younger ones... More

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

Dear Whatuuuuup, thanks for taking the time to review us. I fully appreciate your detailed feedback, and mostly the fact that overall you had a great stay. Personally, I am disappointed for not matching the customer service standards, and your comment will be shared with the bar team so that it won't happen again. I truly hope to have the... 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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Ostello Venezia Hotel Venice

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Generator VeniceSo you fancy a date with a suave Venetian? well you’ve come to the right place. I’ll make you feel right at home in this floating city of bridges and canals. I open my doors in June to the great and the good, so make sure you navigate your way here soon my little friend. I’m about to show hostels in Venice what a Renaissance really is. See you on my little Island of Giudecca, close enough to see it all happen, far enough to avoid the crowds. Just the way I like it. I am Generator hostel in Venice and I am much, much, much more than a hostel. ... more   less 
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