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“Good value for money, great location, clean” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Generator Copenhagen
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Good value for money, great location, clean”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2014

No problems with noise from the bar. Clean sheets and bathroom. Huge chilled bar and free use of computers. Beds had a little lamp and charging station. Slap bang in the middle of central Copenhagen and the walking tour, that started at 10am, was top notch. Best thing about my trip.
I would definitly come back. Not tried the food here yet. My room mates told me it wasn't amazing.
7Eleven nearby.

Room Tip: I forgot to ask for a bottom bunk. My bad.
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
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Thank cosmoticentity
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Alison D, Front Office Manager at Generator Copenhagen, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Hi cosmoticentity,
Thanks for the feedback. We are expanding our food menu and drinks menu too. We agree, the walking tour is great, and now there is another extra walking tour of the Christianshabour area on the weekend. A couple reasons to come back we hope and look forward to seeing you next time!
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Franz Josef, New Zealand
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2014

This was my first time in a hostel and first time travelling alone.
Check in was quick and easy.
The rooms were clean and tidy. There is under bed storage for everyone, which is large enough for a bit case, and plugs in the beds.
The bar downstairs was really good, and everyone was really friendly, But is was overpriced!
Copenhagen itself is lovely, and I would recommend it to everyone! The hostel is right near the centre of the city, and near the metro - which is 35DKK (about £4.50) from the airport

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
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Thank Emily G
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Alison D, Front Office Manager at Generator Copenhagen, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Dear emilyx93,
Thanks for staying with us. If you are travelling alone, then hostels are a great place to make new friends. We try to keep the prices down for you, with daily drinks specials, happy hour, breakfast buffet, and free events. Hope to see you back here soon!
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2014

The location is good, the staff is helpful and friendly, and the hostel is clean. I stayed in a 6 person mixed dorm. The room was large and came with a large storage locker that fit a carry on suit case and backpack. I liked the en suite toilets and showers. The fewer people sharing the facilities the cleaner they stay.
The bar area is usually well populated with guests working on their computers and hanging out. The food at the bar is decent, but over priced. My one complaint is that you can't bring outside food into the hostel. There isn't a kitchen and you can't prepare your own meals. Guests are forced to either eat from the hostel bar (which closes at 9 p.m.) or go to one of the many restaurants within walking distance from the hostel. This can get very expensive very quickly. I have stayed at other hostels that provided kitchens yet remained very clean so I know it's possible.
The hostel offers social activities everyday (movie nights, karaoke, etc.). I didn't participate, but if you're looking for people to meet or something to do it's worth it to check it out.
Miscellaneous thoughts: Sheets come included in the room price, which is a nice bonus. Towels aren't offered but you can buy one for about $10 at the front desk. The wi-fi is free but requires a sign in with your email. No big deal, just an added step before you can get online. The common areas can get a bit cold so bring a warm sweater if you're planning to hang out in the hostel. The hostel offers a discounted day pass to the gym next door. It costs about $17. If you're jonesing for a workout then it's worth it. It's also pretty easy to go for a jog around town (sidewalks, light traffic, etc.).

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
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Thank NappyBandit
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Alison D, Front Office Manager at Generator Copenhagen, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Hi NappyBandit,
Thanks for your feedback. We aim to make your stay a great one, with a good location, friendly service, clean, spacious and secure rooms, and lively atmosphere with events and chill out space. If the common area is cold, then we are happy to turn up the heat, just let us know. The bar serves hot food till 9pm and snacks till 10pm but there are also a lot of cheap tasty places just around the corner, we can show you the way. Thanks fro the team here and see you next time.
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Aarhus, Denmark
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59 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2014

The staff was really friendly, except perhaps the guy that took me in the reception at 3:30am but I forgive him for that on the grounds that: he was Danish, and it was late and I was grumpy myself. Other than that, the beds in shared rooms were quite nice and comfty, though the bathroom smelled terrible (the roomates had a thing or two to do with that). The common room is amazing and I've heard partying here is great - except I didn't stay enough to watch that unfold.
What pissed me was that there are signs in the common room telling you it's forbidden to bring your own food in, as it is forbidden by Danish law, but I've stayed in other hostels in Denmark where it's perfectly fine. The fact that they don't have a kitchen can be challenging for some budget travellers, also because they would even charge me for hot water for my teabags, so have some Danish crowns in hand. Really close to the main sights in CPH, though.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
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Thank lebarrueto
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Alison D, Front Office Manager at Generator Copenhagen, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Hi lebarrueto,
Thanks for staying with us. We really aim to give all our guests a friendly service and make your stay a great one. Also happy to hear you enjoyed comfy beds, the common areas and the location. Cleanliness is a priority for us, so if anything is not up to scratch, let us know and we will do our best to solve it. Guests are not allowed to bring their own food in as we have a cafe and bar on site and no guest kitchen. This is down the the hygiene laws here, and as for other hostels you have stayed at I'm unsure of their policies. Hope however that you come back again and we can make a better impression next time. :)
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2014

Great location, staff very helpful and nice. The room was big, bright and very clean. The common area very spacious and cosy with sofas and comfy chairs. Breakfast with wide range of cereals, yogurt, bread, etc.Every day there is some evening entertainment organized, dj, movie projection, yoga classes... everyone can find something interesting.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank RysiaA
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Alison D, Front Office Manager at Generator Copenhagen, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Hi RysiaA
Thanks for reviewing us. Happy to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere, the rooms, the buffet breakfast, movie night and yoga, and more... There is always something going on here at Generator Copenhagen, that's the way we like it :) Hope to see you again sometime soon!
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Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2014

This is a wonderful hostel very centrally located (less than 5 mins from the metro and the new harbour). Great value for money and lovely, clean rooms. We stayed in a private twin room (with the beds pushed together to make a double) and it was a good size for the 2 of us, with a nice en-suite. The bar and lounge area is lovely and modern, with a relaxed feel to it. Food and drink selection is good, and wifi access throughout the building is a definite plus! I would recommend this hostel to anyone visiting! The staff were friendly and knowledgeable too.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Jo T
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Alison D, Front Office Manager at Generator Copenhagen, responded to this review, February 7, 2014
Hi Jo T,
Thanks for reviewing us. Happy you enjoyed your stay here, our central location, clean rooms, friendly service and chill out lounge. We hope to see you next time you are in Copenhagen!
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Terni, Italy
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67 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

Really close to the center of Copenhagen.
I slept here for 2 night and I loved it. The room was clean and in the morning you can make a very fully breakfast for free in a wonderful big room with a lot of sofa and tables.
The wifi connection works really good.
If you want visiting Copenhagen with a low budget this is the perfect location for you!!

Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
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Thank D389
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Alison D, Front Office Manager at Generator Copenhagen, responded to this review, January 24, 2014
Hi D389
Thanks for reviewing us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. The breakfast is buffet style scandivanian (cereals, fresh bread, cheese, meats, eggs, veggies, fruit, yoghurt, milk, juice, coffee, tea) but it is not free, it costs 75 DKK. We also offer a special 10 DKK discount off every breakfast if you pre-purchase the breakfast on the day of arrival. The lounge is full of sofas and areas to chill plus our latest additions, dart lanes, and cinema room. Hope to see you back sometime soon!
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Property: Generator 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 #3 of 36 Specialty Lodging in Copenhagen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Generator 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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