Generator Hostel Hamburg Reviews
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Nice place although not a classic hostel. More tailored to drinking and cafe/pub style food. Nowhere to cook yourself if on a real budget. Still super close to Hamburg Hbf and nice and clean. Seperate toilet and shower in the dorm which are so small it is necessary to inhale deeply if you need to turn around. Could be heaps worse! I'd still recommend it.
Rarely do I give such a high rating but Generator Hamburg definitely deserves it. Centrally located, easy to find and close access to all public transport. Very high security and spacious, clean bedrooms. Laundry, bathroom, restaurant and bar facilities all very good, although 'ensuite' and toilets in rooms are the size of a cubicle. Very popular hostel so expect a lot of people, including large student groups. Good lounge area for people who want to retreat or bar for socialising
Nice hostel in good locatin beside the main train station so very handy. I stayed in the 6 bed dorm which was kept extremely clean as were the bathrooms and showers. As other comments have mentioned the showers were extremely small, but were fine. Also there is a nice little bar in the hostel which was a good area to meet people. One negative I would say is that there were no activites organised for guests to interact with each other which many hostels do.
Great lobby and helpful front desk employees. The location is great-right next to the main train station. The bathrooms are VERY small and the lockers in our room were broken. Otherwise good experience.
my room mate is bad ;;;;;;;;;; So i can sleep and uncomfortable.
Stayed with 8 people and everyone thought it was fantastic! Thanks
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
Very handy location near the Hbf and very modern. Not a fan of the en suite in the room I was staying in, it was so cramped and awkward I used the bathroom outside the room instead.
Excellent facilities. Had to put up with 5 drunk roommates arriving at 3am due to the no-curfew policy, but I guess you take the good with the bad.
Nicely designed modern building, comfortable beds with power outlet and even USB power outlets at each bed. Clean and quiet at night. Great location at the main station while not too loud on the street. Absolutely tiny bathroom and shower in my 6-bed dorm. Reasonable continental breakfast for 5 euro.
Great location. Storage drawers under the bed rather than lockers make the rooms very spacious. Would definitely stay here again.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Overall we enjoyed our stay, and thank you for everything. We found the bathrooms in the room quite small and hard to use. We were glad for the extra bathrooms on the floor but they weren't always free.
The communal area is large, friendly and you have access to free computers... I asked a member of staff where was good and 20minutes later she'd circled a load of interesting spots on a map and how I can get to each... 48 hours packed full of highlights. A few complaints about the size of the bathrooms on here... they are small, real small, but how much space do you need in there?
Good hostel. But dont have kitchen. You cannot make your breakfast because the hostel dont offer any space for that.
I was incredibly impressed with every area of this hostel. Your needs are catered for completely. The bed set up is perfect, frosted glass on 3 sides giving you some privacy, and above your head there's a panel with USB, charger and personal bed light facilities. The hostel is visually outstanding, the staff beyond helpful, the location perfect for getting around. And to top it all off the room was cheaper than I'd expected. This hostel is absolutely a look in. Bravo
Overall a good stay. Located very close to central station. You can often find some dodgy people hanging outside the hostel but the hostel has a doorman and good security so not too much of an issue. Showers in the rooms are tiny and make for an interesting experience (come with your legs shaved girls). I would recommend staying here.
Be prepared to bring a towel (6,70 euros here and you have to buy it, no renting); the staff is super helpful and friendly; rooms are very clean; located 2 min walk from bus station and main train station, so because of that there isn't much to do around it-have to walk far or take metro to get to bars/restaurants; wifi is great; Bfast not included but lots of options throughout the day and great coffee.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Good base location for exploring Hamburg, around a 5-10 minute walk from the centre of town. Rooms are clean with comfy beds. No kitchen unfortunately, but they do have a bar & breakfast you can buy. Will be back for my next stay in Hamburg.
I was only there for a night since that's all I could book it last minute for. However, the only thing separating this hostel from a hotel is the option to pick bunkbeds and the closet they call a bathroom. It looks like a hotel, feels like a hotel, and functions like a hotel. The staff was efficient and nice, the shower was decent, and the beds were comfortable. The location is great. Get off Hamburg HBF, walk outside and look to your right. All in all, good stay.