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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for the weekend. The hostel was really modern and clean but the bathrooms in the rooms were really small. We checked in with Patrick, very friendly and very helpful, couldn't have asked for more. Wanted to go out and Christian behind the bar gave us great recommendations and turned out to be a superb night. The main bar was...

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

Hi, the bar that has been under renovation has now opened in a brand new outlet. Helter Skelter is open for everybody to enjoy a nice gin, beer, whiskey accompanied by some great live music. Check it out on a returnvisit. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel can not be faulted on its location... right opposite the Hauptbahnhof it's impossible to miss. Check in was quick and easy and the rooms and beds were clean. We didnt spend much time in the reception area but when we did, the staff were helpful with directions to get Hamburg SV tickets. The beds were comfy and I...

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

Hi, many thanks for the fantastic feedback. I hope we can welcome you soon again in Hamburg. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff need to cheer up a bit, as the whole time we were there they weren't happy at all. The main reception and public areas downstairs are clean and well kept, which is carried on to the rooms, with comfy beds and spacious lockers aswell. The area around it is great, close to the main station and good nightlife....

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

Hi, Thanks for the review and the recommendation. I hope we get the opportunity to welcome you soon again. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Paderborn, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice, big, young hostel with perfect location for a city trip. Friendly stuff. Very clean. But also few loud drunk Brits. Overall nice atmosphere. For a short city trip in Hamburg it is the a great hostel.

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

Hello, many thanks for the nice comment. I regret that the other guests were a little bit disturbing, but unfortunately it is hard to control. Soon we will open our new bar. The atmosphere will be even better than, with fantastic live gigs, a cosy atmosphere and a great offer of drinks and food. Come and check it out. You...

Osnabruck, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay very much! The location was perfect, staff was super friendly and everything was just fine! Even travelling with four little children was possible and we had a quiet night. Met a lot of nice people!

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

Hello, many thanks for the nice feedback. I am very happy that you and your family enjoyed the Generator Hostel Hamburg. You have discovered the real focus of an hostel - to meet new and exciting people. If you ever travel to northern Germany again, all of you will be very welcome to stay with us again. Regards, Sven Heberling...

Arlington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed at other Generator properties and this was pretty consistent for their brand. We wanted a convenient hotel for sightseeing, visiting friends and near the HBF to get to Dusseldorf in two days. This fit the bill. As it turns out there was a big international meeting going to happen, so hotels were hard to come buy from what...

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

Hello, Thanks for the review. We are really happy that you had a good time in Hamburg and it is great to see that you would even recommend us. You and your friends are always welcome in our hostel. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will come back anytime am in Hamburg. The place is affordable and I recommend it to anybody looking for quality stay but affordable, central , clean and friendly sort of place; Well done, Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,Well done,

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

Hi, WOW, what a great review. I can only write: Thank You, Thank You,Thank You,Thank You,Thank You,... I hope we get the opportunity to welcome you soon again. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Short visit to Hamburg. Generator Hostel is very central, in front of Central Train Station and Long Haul bus station. Just 10 minutes walk from city center. The atmosphere is really great and the staff helps you to find the must see stuff in town. Recommend for sure

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

Hello, many thanks for the recommendation. It is great to see that we meet your expectations. I wish you all the best for your travels. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

NJ
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We stayed here for two nights after coming from Berlin. It was a little difficult at first, since we could not figure out how to enter the parking lot. Once we finally figured it out, and unloaded our bags we were instructed to park our car in a parking garage near by which would turn out much cheaper than parking...

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

Hello, many thanks for the review. We do not own parking space, what is way we recommend to park the cars in the "Hauptbahnhof Parkhaus" in the "Borgesch" Street. In front you can only park your car for a short periode of time and it is indeed more pricy. I would be delighted if we could welcome you soon again....

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We had a quad room, booked for 1 night for three people. We arrived a few hours early to drop our things at the lockers. Good value by the way and secure, medium sized locker can be held for 6 hours for 2 euro... held 2 backpacks fine. We were going to rent a bike which is 12 euro an...

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

Hi, thanks for taking the time to give us your detailed feedback. I have to apologize, that we were not up to the usual good Generator experience. I assure you, that we will work on the points, that can be improved and I hope you will give Generator Hamburg another chance in the future. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $39 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Generator Hostel Hamburg 2*
Number of rooms: 161
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“Quiet, clean and comfy”
 of 5 bubbles simonpJ3860QC, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make use of the secure lockers too if you arrive early.”
 of 5 bubbles luvleyleah, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I had a room on the fourth floor with electrical blinds. Nice”
 of 5 bubbles sirius052016, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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