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Generator Hostel Hamburg

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The hostel is located right outside the Hamburg main train station. Access to public transport and various cafes. The dormitory rooms are more affordable but be ready to share with mixed sexes. The rooms were clean and entire hostel is very well maintained. However, be ready to be a contortionist when in the bathroom for a shower, the WC are...

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

Hi, thanks for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback. It is good to see that you had a good time in Hamburg. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my 2 friends booked three beds in an 8 bed mixed dorm and we couldn't have asked for anything better. The service was quick and it was literally next door to the train station which was so convenient for us. The room was nice and we had our own little bathroom for the 8 of us but there...

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

Hi, You and your friends are always welcome to stay with us again. Looking forward to a possible next visit. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The hostel was huge and the bar was great, the receptionists didn't give much information other than giving us our key and telling us that our room was on the third floor, we weren't told anything about the hostel when we first arrived which we thought was a bit weird. Other than that it was great, we met a load...

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

Hi, thanks for the excellent feedback. I wish you all the best for your travels. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Stayed at this hostel as part of a stag do group. Staff were friendly enough, and it was quite busy over the course of the weekend, mainly with other groups staying for a weekend. The rooms are all pretty clean, and feel quite fresh. Main criticism is the lack of any form of air conditioning in the rooms. The Windows...

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

Hi, Thanks for sharing your impressions from your recent visit. I regret that you had to suffer under the unusual heatwave. I hope we can still welcome you again in Hamburg. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 12 September 2016

A great place to stay in terms of location and the rooms from a Hotels point of view! Didn't have the feeling of a hostel. Too many school children visit this hostel. Best connectivity to the local transport. Everything is walking distance.

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

Hi, Thanks for the feedback. Hope to see you soon again in Hamburg. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Santa Ana, California
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Stayed here for 4 nights and in general it was a nice stay. Check it is around 2 or 3 but it does seem like if you make the request you can check in a little earlier depending if your bed is already open. Rooms are nice except the bathrooms/showers which are definitely totally small lol. It's a pretty nice...

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

Hello, thanks for the detailed review. It is important for us to get the feedback, because we constantly aim to improve our services and facilities. Some things like the bathrooms cannot be changed easily, but we still take the impressions for new openings, such as Amsterdam and Paris. I hope we get the opportunity to welcome you soon again. Regards,...

Reviewed 7 September 2016

location of this hostel is brilliant across from main train station, really helpful guy (patrick) on reception, although when we tried to get into our room one night our card would'nt work so up and down the stairs 2 times trying the card to be told by a lad on reception called Ali who was very rude and cross that...

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

Hello, Thanks for the nice comments and the recommendations. I will follow up what happened, when you approached our team member. That is definitely up to our standard. I would be happy if you choose Generator also in the future. Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

So Let me start with the positives - 1) it's close to the bus/train stations 2) They do keep it clean 3) It's a secure building and new. The problems are - 1) I had a private room with 2 small beds, the weather outside was at least 15-20 degrees colder outside than in the room. Me and my room...

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

Hi, I deeply regret that you had to suffer under the unusual temperatures in the rooms. Unfortunately we were not able to build in A/C in this historical building, when we fully refurbished it 4years ago. Our new properties, such as Amsterdam have airconditioning, because we want that you have a maximum hostel comfort during your stay. About the price...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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...

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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

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 19 August 2016

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

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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: $40 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Generator Hostel Hamburg 2*
Number of rooms: 161
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“The hostel is near the police station so you hear lots of sirens, but you feel safe.”
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“Quiet, clean and comfy”
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“Make use of the secure lockers too if you arrive early.”
luvleyleah, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I had a room on the fourth floor with electrical blinds. Nice”
sirius052016, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Double check everything with the staff. Not the most professional.”
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