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Barcelona, Spain
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It'j just too expensive for the poor service received! Everything has an extra cost: towels, soap, even payment lockers to leave your baggage. I understand that it is a hostel, and that's the service expected when you book a bed in a 16 people room. But when you book a double or a triple room you expect to receive a... More 

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

Hello, Thanks for the review. I regret that we were not able to convince you of Generator. I hope you will still considering Generator on another occasion. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Munich, Germany
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Central clean and safe. the bath is too small yet its OK. for few nights its OK to stay in it. The elevator was defekt and I was on the 7th floor had to wait too long for the other elevator to come, lucky didn´t have luggage with me so eventually I took the stairs

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

Hi, we know it has been a hassle with the elevators last week. We had the annual inspection, where we have to take out every elevator, one by one. Sorry that you had some inconveniences. Hope to see you next... Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Gottingen, Germany
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It has a great location and for the normal price of 49€ a night it is probably worth it. However, we paid 100€ a night and were not even allowed to bring food or drink into the private room. Otherwise, the noise level was relatively quiet for being in a busy area and a 'hostel'. And the bed was very... More 

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

Hi, We understand that the ban of food is frustrating, but we had to take this step after we had many complaints from guests in dorms about hygiene and smell of food from other guests. We have a good choice of quality food in our café and bar. Maybe you try it out on a return visit. You and your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hostel! Super friendly! The only bad thing is that it doesn't have a kitchen! Besides that, it's great!! 👏🏼 comfy beds and clean bathrooms! The hostel location it's great because you can walk to the Lake Alster and go to the city central in about 15/20 minutes! If you don't love walking you can always catch a train in... More 

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

Thanks for the nice comment. Whenever you return to Hamburg, we will be happy to be your host again. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Skipton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had seen adverts for 'Generator' hostels in the past and been put off by the industrial-sounding name but this time we decided to book a room for 3 generations of our family for a brief visit to Hamburg and the Miniatur Wunderland. The location by the main train station was very convenient. The atmosphere at the hostel was relaxed... More 

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

Hi, what a nice review. Thanks a lot. I wish you all the best for your travels. Hope to see you soon again at Generator.. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the hostel for a stag do, managed to get a room that slept 8 for just 3 of us, that was a bonus as it was one of the rooms with its own bathroom. The location is great as it is near the central train station, but the city is so easy to navigate with the amazing subway... More 

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

Hi, good to see that you had a good time in Hamburg. Whenever you travel again, Generator will be there for you. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location was great, next to the central station. The neighbourhood felt a bit dodgy in the evening though. There was a short queue at the reception when I checked in. The next day I had to go back to the reception twice, because my keycard didn't work anymore. The rooms were ok. The beds were good, there were handy... More 

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

Hello, I regret that we did not meet your expectations. We are indeed a little bit bigger than other hostels, but we have also some smaller places that are very cosy, such as Venice and soon Rome. Would be great to meet you there or again in Hamburg. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Hostel at a central location! Nice bar and a good chill out area to meet other guests too! :) The only drawback was the toilets in the dorm room. Small like an airplane toilet so was very uncomfortable.

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

Hi, thanks for sharing your impressions with us. Would be great if you choose Generator also in the future. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect Location next to main Train station, simple but clean rooms with linen and seperated toilet and shower, nice staff, simple breakfast. To explore Hamburg and just Need a place to stay it´s a really good choise!

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

Hi, thanks for the recommendation. Hope to see you soon again. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Helsinki, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was right across from the train station which was very convenient! Good wifi, lots of seats and power outlets in the very modern and cool looking common area. Everything was very clean and nice looking. It was very nice to have an elevator with our big backpacks. The beds, blankets, and pillows were all very comfortable as well. Probably... More 

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

Hi, many thanks for the fantastic compliment. I am very happy that we left such a good impression. You are always welcome to stay at Generator again. In the meanwhile I wish you all the best for your travels. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our fresh, brand new Hamburg Hostel opened in January 2012 and is located in the heart of St Georg, next to the central train station "Hauptbahnhof Sued". Many of Hamburg’s great attractions are on our doorstep, such as the Deichtorhallen, the City Hall and the area of Speicherstadt. We know that Hamburg can be expensive, so unlike many other Hamburg hostels we give you: FREE Wi-Fi Internet, FREE bed linen, central location and en-suite Rooms.All our other Generator Hostels are renowned for their famous late nights at Generator Bar which provide a unique atmosphere, entertaining our guests with DJ nights, Karaoke, quizzes and fancy dress evenings: expect this and many many more fun evenings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Generator Hostel Hamburg

Address: Steintorplatz 3, 20099 Hamburg, Germany
Location: Germany > Hamburg
Price Range: $25 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Generator Hostel Hamburg 2*
Number of rooms: 161
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