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Generator Hostel Copenhagen
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London
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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“Excellent place to stay”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

A stones throw away from many attractions, comfortable rooms, plenty of evening entertainment, helpful staff and a right bargain. Great for young travellers and city breakers. The hostel is very clean and well set out, i felt very comfortable and relaxed at all times. Well worth a stay here. Checkout the free walking tour too - leaflets in repection.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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GMGENCPH, Guest Relations Manager at Generator Hostel Copenhagen, responded to this review, November 15, 2012
Dear guest - the staff at Generator thank you for your nice comments. It is with comments like yours we can maintain, improve and develop our product and services, to make sure we meet our guests expectations.
We appreciate and thank you for taking your time to give us your opinion regarding your stay with us, and we hope to see you back in Generator Copenhagen some day.
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New York City, New York
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2012

Very clean and organized hostel. A bit too big for my preference, but nothing wrong with the place. Nice bar area to use wifi and meet other travelers. Also, nice that a walking tour meets at the hostel. The big lockers under the bed were able to hold all my luggage and the fact that the rooms are on separate floors than the common area, means there is no noise disruption and still a good party to be had in the same building.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
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Thank peterTnomad
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GMGENCPH, Guest Relations Manager at Generator Hostel Copenhagen, responded to this review, November 15, 2012
Dear guest - the staff at Generator thank you for your nice comments. It is with comments like yours we can maintain, improve and develop our product and services, to make sure we meet our guests expectations.
We appreciate and thank you for taking your time to give us your opinion regarding your stay with us, and we hope to see you back in Generator Copenhagen some day.
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Milano, Italia
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

Excellent position in the very downtown of the city, friendly and professional staff, clean and accessorized rooms & bathrooms, lowest prices in the area, great bar with cheap drinks, lot of activities (disco, soccer matches, cinema, live music) and lots of great people from all around the world! Perfect for a short staying in Copenhagen, the best hostel chain!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank giorgiom707
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GMGENCPH, Guest Relations Manager at Generator Hostel Copenhagen, responded to this review, December 2, 2012
Dear guest - the staff at Generator thank you for your nice comments. It is with comments like yours we can maintain, improve and develop our product and services, to make sure we meet our guests expectations.
We appreciate and thank you for taking your time to give us your opinion regarding your stay with us, and we hope to see you back in Generator Copenhagen some day.
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Dublin, Ireland
Level 6 Contributor
95 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed November 7, 2012

Pleasantly surprised at this hostel, that has a hotel standard (as I shared a twin room with bathroom with a friend).
The location is perfect, minutes walk to the main shopping street and the metro station that will take you to the airport in 15/20 minutes.
The hostel has its own bar and has entertainment every night (Sunday= movie night, Tuesday=karaoke etc) as well as a dancefloor. Great too, the drinks in that bar are not that expensive! 5€ a cocktail, 2€ a shot of Fisk...
It can be a tad noisy the Saturday night with the disco at level 1 of the hostel, but nothing that can prevent you from sleeping.
Breakfast is a buffet, so you can eat as much as you want for 6/7€ with enough variety (ham, cheese, honey, jam, different breads, coffee/cappucino/tea/latte, milk cereals etc)
The hostel is very clean - only issue for me is that I am allergic to dust mites and I don't think the bedding is anti-allergic as my allergies started acting up - but to be fair I never thought of asking them before the trip.
I would definitely recommend to anybody that wants to stay in central Copenhagen for cheap!

Room Tip: try to stay at level 5 or 6, away from the disco/bar on level 1
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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GMGENCPH, Guest Relations Manager at Generator Hostel Copenhagen, responded to this review, November 15, 2012
Dear guest - the staff at Generator thank you for your nice comments. It is with comments like yours we can maintain, improve and develop our product and services, to make sure we meet our guests expectations.
We appreciate and thank you for taking your time to give us your opinion regarding your stay with us, and we hope to see you back in Generator Copenhagen some day.
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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed November 5, 2012

I stayed at "Generator" at the beginning of November 2012. My friend and I shared a private room, with the luxury of a private bathroom.
The hostel is located within easy walking distance of everything Copenhagen has to offer, including many food options and a variety of nightlife.
The hostel itself was very well presented, clean and well maintained. The staff were polite and courteous and informed us of local amenities and events when we checked in. We also enjoyed a few drinks in the lively first floor bar, each evening before we hit the town.
"Generator" is definitely geared up towards the younger (18-25) traveller, but is certainly suitable for a person/people above this age bracket, that enjoy a hostel style environment.

Overall a very enjoyable, fun and convenient place to stay, in a wonderful city. Superb value for money.

Thank You Generator!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank Adam C
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GMGENCPH, Guest Relations Manager at Generator Hostel Copenhagen, responded to this review, November 6, 2012
Dear guest - the staff at Generator thank you for your nice comments. It is with comments like yours we can maintain, improve and develop our product and services, to make sure we meet our guests expectations.
We appreciate and thank you for taking your time to give us your opinion regarding your stay with us, and we hope to see you back in Generator Copenhagen some day.
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Montreal
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2012 via mobile

You can beat a 30$ bed in that central area in CPH, close to absolutely everything.
The facilities are well maintained, it looks new, and they serve cheap beers at the bar. Staff is very helpful.
If you sleep in a dorm, just be aware that during the w-e (Fri-Sat) you will very likely share the room with young (<23) party pple, that are sometimes loud / self-centered.
Wifi works fine in the lobby and the shared areas, can be iffy in the rooms.

  • Stayed October 2012
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Thank Theretiredbackpacker
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GMGENCPH, Guest Relations Manager at Generator Hostel Copenhagen, responded to this review, November 5, 2012
Dear guest - the staff at Generator thank you for your nice comments. It is with comments like yours we can maintain, improve and develop our product and services, to make sure we meet our guests expectations.
We appreciate and thank you for taking your time to give us your opinion regarding your stay with us, and we hope to see you back in Generator Copenhagen some day.
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New Delhi, India
Level 6 Contributor
234 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2012

The hostel is located approx 500 mtr from the Kongens Nytorv Metro and is close to the major attractions like Nyhavn, Rosenborg Palace and Amelienborg palace. Its full of fun loving people. We had booked a twin bed with private facilities and it never felt like we were in a hostel - it is as good as any hotel. The security system and eco-friendly systems used are excellent. The bar is a great hangout place during weekends as we found out during our 4 day stay. The surrounding area is full of budget eateries to cafes to upscale restaurants. The reception staff is very friendly with everyone considering the number of people checking in daily.
A great place to stay.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Niloy_12
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GMGENCPH, Guest Relations Manager at Generator Hostel Copenhagen, responded to this review, November 5, 2012
Dear guest - the staff at Generator thank you for your nice comments. It is with comments like yours we can maintain, improve and develop our product and services, to make sure we meet our guests expectations.
We appreciate and thank you for taking your time to give us your opinion regarding your stay with us, and we hope to see you back in Generator Copenhagen some day.
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Property: Generator Hostel Copenhagen
Address: Adelgade 5-7, Copenhagen 1304, Denmark
Location: Denmark > Zealand > Copenhagen > Indre By (Inner City)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 41 Specialty Lodging in Copenhagen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Generator Hostel Copenhagen 2*
Number of rooms: 175
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
You’ll find Generator Copenhagen just off Kongens Nytorv, the largest square in the city. Centrally located and an ideal location for anyone wanting to be a hop, skip and a jump from everything that is a must see in this great city. The best way to see and do it all is by foot, and when you need to rest your tired feet Generator is the perfect place of refuge, with great beds for sleepy heads, a bar and lounge that serves the best drinks and entertainment for miles around, and of course you’ll be enjoying Copenhagen life in the most stylish and authentic surroundings. Choose from a great selection of rooms, from Dorms, to Private en-suites Twins, Double & Quads with innovative mod cons like individual power points and your own LED light for late night reading. Fast and free Wi-Fi is all yours too. To get the most out of your stay visit the travel shop and our city experts will help you devise an itinerary that will take you to all the hidden treasures this dynamic city has to offer. This really is a city worth discovering. We’ll see you there soon. ... more   less 
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