Generator Hostel Hamburg Reviews
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I only stayed for one night, and I have no complaints. The lounge was really cool, and made it easy meeting new people. The breakfast was not too expensive. I would definitely recommend it.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
I am a coeliac and would appreciate the availability of either some GF bread or cereal with the breakfasts. Maybe I should have asked your staff but I did not.
The place is penny pinching, room too small for 8, toilet door handle broken, the bed moved everytime someone walked past, everything overpriced. Will be avoiding Generator Hostels from now on.
Very nice hostel. The location can't be better, in the street opposite to the central station. The place is clean and the facilities are great - restroom and shower in (each?) room. The bar and terrace will make you want to stay at the hostel for hours. The staff was not specially cool or friendly, but they did their job.
I have visited several hostels in my life and this one was simply the best. cheap, safe, modern, well located. perfect!
I believe there must be a flat rate for a bed in a hostel irrespective of the day of the week or current events in the city. However hostels in Germany, including the Generator, tend to increase the rate on weekends by at least 50%, and sometimes triple it in case of important local events.
Great hostel, very good facilities and super location. Great Wi-Fi connection and very clean, while the bar downstairs had a great atmosphere. The staff could lighten up a bit and be a bit more friendly though. Would definitely recommend!
This was not a hostel, but a cheap hotel in a terrible location. If you love to be welcomed with rude people working at reception, very expensive breakfast for what you get, and the inability to order food at their bar (which they advertise as a super neato thing) because their cook was sick for 3 nights in a row (without a replacement), then this place is for you. Would not come back.
It's close to central station. Rooms are big and clean. Toilet and shower are way too small.
Would not stay there again
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
One of the best hostels I've ever used! I would recommend this hostel to anybody! The only thing that I was not so happy about was that lavatory and bathroom are TOO small...
Staff is nice and facilities are clean. I stayed in a 8 bed dorm and I had the chance to socialize with other guests. The bar is nice but beers/drinks are a bit overpriced, maybe Hamburg's prices. Downside is that there's no common kitchen or fridge for the guests. Patio is a plus. Generator looks more like a hotel than a hostel, but in general I was happy with the service. I will recommend this hostel.
Almost excellent everything. Bathroom cleaning everyday would be my suggestion, for an "excellent" rate in "cleanliness"!
Really nice and clean hostel with plenty of activities on a nighttime. The hostel even has a doorman. We had a problem with our shower light being broken but we were able to use the communal showers and the light was fixed when we got back that night. Great staff and really clean rooms. The hostel is literally opposite the train station, in a great location with a metro really close by.
Generator hostels are always pretty great. I love the location too!
Really big and busy hostel. There's not really any quiet chill out areas, only the large bar area and Cafe booths at reception. Didn't have a meet people/backpacker vibe. The rooms and clean, bunks comfortable and bathroom fine. Great location Didn't like how there wasn't a kitchen
Felt a bit more like a hotel than a hostel. Security on the door searching bags for alcohol was not a great first impression, but it was very clean and easy to get to. Prices in the bar/cafe are a bit extortionate however...
Was great staying at this hostel. Although they kept us waiting for 2 hours after the check in time room was great. Located very close to station. Really easy to talk to people in common area and has a decent bar.
I was in a dorm and the shower/toilet was suuuuper small! It was also inside the room, so it was quite noisy. You could barely turn around. Even the sink was too small to properly brush your teeth or wash your hands. Apart from that everything was fine. Good wifi and location.