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Generator Hostel Venice

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Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Our room was excellent, it had a lovely view and a great bed set up. Was the same as the experience I've had with Generator previously. Everything was clean and the hostel has a great lounge/bar/restaurant area on the ground floor. It has a great location close to St Marco's Square. The food is good here also and its nice...

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear Monique B, Wow! Thanks for your wonderful feedback after your recent stay with us here in Venice! It’s amazing to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that the recently refreshes facilities exceeded your expectations. We hope to see you back at Generator Venice again soon. Best wishes Generator Venice Team

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights at the hostel, and its location is perfect. We arrived by train, don't be fooled by the €7.50 vaporetti ticket with the a picture of a suitcase, just buy a 24 or 48h ticket straight away, you can still take your bags with you, and you will use this ticket to get around. The hostel...

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Dear S4M1l, Thank you for your very positive comments after your recent stay with us. It’s really pleasing to read that we have met your expectations and that you really enjoyed your stay with us in Venice. We’d love to see you again in the future. Best Wishes Generator Venice Team

Missouri
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This was a little pricey (~40 euros for an all-girls dorm), but the location made it worth every cent. The hostel is just steps from the lagoon and just across from San Marco. The staff was extremely helpful in navigating the water bus timetables so I didn't miss my very early flight.

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear Cheyenne0515, Thanks so much for sharing your Generator experience with us after your recent stay in Venice. I will be sure to share all of your concerns and feedback to the Team here and we hope to be able to welcome you back to Generator Venice again in the near future. All the best, Generator Venice Team

Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I always enjoy going to a Generator Hostel because of their bunk beds. They are solid and comfortable. The staff was nice and the room was clean. The location is perfect, just a couple of minutes from the boat stop and the view is incredible! The only downside was the French school group who appears to be meeting up just...

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear Yessie27, Thank you for recommending us and moreover for taking the time to tell us about your positive experience at the Generator Hostel Venice. Your encouraging words will certainly give us lot of new energy to continuously strive on our commitment to guest satisfaction’s. We will be delighted to welcome you again at #GenVenice soon Best wishes Generator Venice...

San Salvador
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Place was great, location is perfect, and people is very friendly. I would recommend this to others since the experience was totally different because Generator environment is totally a different and unique concept.

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear marcelosH5689ZZ, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Venice. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and found the staff friendly and thank you for all your positive comments. We hope you will take a trip back to see us again in the future. Kind regards Generator Venice Team

Paris, France
Reviewed 27 September 2016

friendly staff, good price, and nice decoration make it a really nice stay. I especially liked the superb view from across piazza san marco. I finished the review but trip advisor wants it longer so I'll just keep writing

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear nicolas_bienville, thank you for your wonderful feedback, we are happy to hear that you loved your stay with us! We hope to welcome back here in Venice or in another location in Europe soon Best wishes Generator Venice Team

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 26 September 2016

It was a nice place to stay at. A bit pricey, but I guess all of Venice is like that. Be sure to buy the 24 hr ferry/water taxi ticket when you board the first ferry to get to the hostel. Per trip cost is quite expensive and will set you back if you take more than 3 trips a...

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear aasthachawla, Thank you for your feedback. We do apologize that you were not satisfied with a lot of elements of your stay. Generator puts a lot of effort into providing good customer service so we are surprised with your comments about the staff. We have passed on all your comments to each relevant department for review for improvement in...

England
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I have stayed there 3 times because it's such a lovely place to stay! It has a very relaxed vibe with helpful staff and comfortable rooms. The common area has a great ambiance and the rooms are clean and safe. It's great if you want to enjoy Venice from a distance! My only criticism is the bathrooms - they are...

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear GracieLiz, Thanks so much for sharing your Generator experience with us after your recent stay in Venice. I will be sure to share all of your concerns and feedback to the Team here and we hope to be able to welcome you back to Generator Venice again in the near future. All the best, Generator Venice Team

Reviewed 21 September 2016

I had a great experience at the Generator Venice! Very cool hostel, awesome surroundings, including the main lounge and dorm rooms. The breakfast wasn't great but the dinners were affordable, fast and delicious. The front desk, while slow with check in, were very helpful with questions about trains and things to do. I would definitely recommend it to others!

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear Zoe H, We were delighted to hear that you had enjoyed your time with us here at Generator Venice, Your comments and feedback will be really well received by the team, who work tirelessly to ensure our guests are getting the best possible service and enjoy a memorable time with us. So pleased to hear we’ve met the mark...

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Lovely vibe in bar area. Lovely decor. Room basic. But ok. Fantastic location. I wish the staff could of been more helpful as this was my first trip to Venice. At times they were dismissive but I do understand how busy they are. You have to pay for towels. Food and drinks are not cheap there. But then it is...

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Dear Sue P, Many thanks for having posted your thoughts on Tripadvisor after your stay in Venice Your comments are greatly appreciated and valued here by the team as they help us to continually improve our service. We hope you will choose Generator Venice again in the future for your next trip in Venice Best wishes Venice Team

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Staying in Giudecca

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Giudecca
Giudecca is a retreat for Venetians away from the crowds. Symbolically, six metal teeth represent Venice’s six sestieri (districts); the seventh, Guidecca, points away from the others – part of Dorsoduro, but separated by the Giudecca Canal. Giudecca evolved from a center of shipyards and factories to a quiet residential area with a sprinkling of restaurants and bars. The majestic harmonious Redentore church stands as thanks for delivering Venice from the plague, hosting an annual heartfelt festival.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Generator VeniceSo you fancy a date with a suave Venetian? well you’ve come to the right place. I’ll make you feel right at home in this floating city of bridges and canals. I open my doors in June to the great and the good, so make sure you navigate your way here soon my little friend. I’m about to show hostels in Venice what a Renaissance really is. See you on my little Island of Giudecca, close enough to see it all happen, far enough to avoid the crowds. Just the way I like it. I am Generator hostel in Venice and I am much, much, much more than a hostel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Generator Hostel Venice

Address: Fondamenta Zitelle, 86, 30133 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Giudecca
Price Range: $52 - $460 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Generator Hostel Venice 1*
Number of rooms: 29
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“clean room”
 of 5 bubbles 731hanym, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“13 beds room not a problem!”
 of 5 bubbles LuliChap, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bring headphones as you cannot control who will be in your shared rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles Cheyenne0515, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“best views, cheap food & drink, lovely food, great staff, clean rooms, ideal location”
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 of 5 bubbles jenniferfT5705KJ, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“As with all hostels, the large dorms are cheaper, small ones are nicer.”
 of 5 bubbles DawnMarieGoz, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
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