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Auckland, New Zealand
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77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is ok. It's average for a hostel. It ticks all the boxes but is nothing special. Also everything was a bit worn (as in the furnishings) and needs an upgrade. My partner and I stayed in a double room. It was small but that's understandable for Europe. The room was warm and quiet due to the double glazed... More 

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

Hello, Many thanks for the review. I regret that we just left an average impression. We constantly aim to exceed the expectations in terms of design, hospitality and service. We take your comment serious and will search for ways to improve the points in the future. I wish you all the best for your travels. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General... More 

London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this hostel. It was very clean, and had everything you needed ! there was a bar, and food 24 hours. I loved the space you have to place the bags under the bed. It makes your life way easier. The mattress were super comfortable and clean. I would defo come back

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

Hello, Thanks for the review. We are looking forward to your next visit. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we booked as a couple a room with the bathroom inside the room - very humide, bad smell it was just ok for the two nights - but for what it is the price is quite high - service was friendly -can't rate the food - we didn't eat there

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

Hello, Thanks for the overview. The Cleanliness is normally a strength of the Generator Hamburg. We take your comment very serious and work on improvement, to prevent other guests making the same experience. I would be delighted if you choose Generator also on your next journey. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Siena, Italia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seems new very young as the personnel . Check out is at 10 am which is ridiculous. Breakfast stops at 09.59 and you are offered to buy breakfast if you are late even of 1 minute. The price of a room is very expensive to be a hostel and for hamburg.

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

Hi, Thanks for the feedback. I feel sad that you left with such an impression. Have you not been advised of the option to book a late check out? I hope we get the chance to welcome you again. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very close to the Central Train Station, making it easy to get to the airport or elsewhere. Clean with comfy beds, en-suite showers and toilet are quite small. Big and modern which means it doesn't have the classic hostel atmosphere/character (could be a good or bad thing for you). Bar was well priced during happy hour (6-8) and OK the... More 

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

Hi, many thanks for the review. Whenever you are around again, come and visit us. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time at the Generator. Very convenient location and good bunk beds. Breakfast was also nice. Close to the Hauptbahnhof and all kinds of restaurants. Nice view from the topfloor. Would definitely go here again.

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

Hello, many thanks for the excellent review. I hope we get the opportunity to welcome you soon again in Hamburg. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Berlin, Germany
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Security was great, but had a guy standing there making sure no outside food came in. Beds were VERY comfortable and clean! The toilet and shower rooms located within the rooms were tiny!! Staff was nice, average. Being next to the train station there were homeless people outside. There were lots of food options in the train station and the... More 

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

Hi, Thanks for the review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and it is great to see that you would recommend us to others. That is the best compliment. Still we will continue to work on our facilities and the service. Whenever you are around, come and stay with us again. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General... More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

It is very ideal for travelers on a couple of nights stay. Conveniently located nearby main point of transportation. Beds are comfortable and clean. Fun place for single travelers. Facilities and restaurants are reasonably organized.

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

Hello, Thanks for the review. I am very happy that you had a good time in our Hostel and I hope you will visit Generator soon again - if not in Hamburg, than maybe in one of our other exiting destinations. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager More 

Groningen, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

New building, nice bar. Beds were good, room was clean, but the shower and toilet a little bit too small. Why aren't they bigger? There's enough space in the room. But, for a weekend it's good. We liked the hostel, good location (close to the trainstation), so it was easy for us go take a metro to de Reeperbahn and... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for your review. The question in regards to the size of the bathrooms is understandable. I agree that they are small. We had limited choice, when we refurbished the hostel 2011, as it is protected under heritage (even the "Beatles" were making music in our historical building!). Still we wanted to offer comfort beyond the regular hostel... More 

Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Rooms too small. I could not even sit in my bed without hitting the one on top. Bathrooms ensuit, even impossible to get in. Had to share a single DIRTY bath in the hall with too many people. Too expensive for a backpacker, and had to pay for lockers, padlocks... Cannot take even food or drinks inside. The bar/restaurant was... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for your review. Every feedback is important for us, because we constantly aim to improve our services and facilities. The bathrooms were mentioned often and I agree that they are small. We had limited choice, when we refurbished the hostel, as it is protected under heritage (even the "Beatles" were making music in our building!). Still we... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: Germany > Hamburg
Price Range: $34 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Generator Hostel Hamburg 2*
Number of rooms: 161
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“Double check everything with the staff. Not the most professional.”
 of 5 bubbles , 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are nicer, however you may be walking up so choose a lower floor”
 of 5 bubbles SarthakNag, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book as early as possible to avoid $30 a night prices...”
 of 5 bubbles 785samyt, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you can get a bigger room then go for it, the bathroom/toilets are pretty small”
 of 5 bubbles Chris15Leeds, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't forget earplugs, since the hotel is just in front of the central station and it can be a bit noisy at night.”
 of 5 bubbles chlo_b683, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
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