Generator Hostel Hamburg Reviews
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Great and very laid back staff who even upgraded me to a smaller dorm my short stay (which again was due to my late arrival)
The bathrooms in the rooms are to small to actually. I've or clean yourself
Great Location to see the city. Great atmosphere, very clean, a bit small, but overall great
- Novice Nomad
- All Male Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
The only things that let down this hostel is the fact that the bathrooms are far too small and designed in such a way that they're barely useable, and that during happy hour they had the slowest bartender in history working solo and most people just left.
A really nice, modern hostel - very friendly and easy to make friends with other travellers. Only thing is, if you're an inexperienced hosteller, never underestimate the value of a kitchen when booking hostels before your trip! This was the only hostel (out of 6) we stayed in that didn't have one and we didn't realise how useful it'd be before we left. However, we still managed to eat fairly inexpensively and everything else about the hostel was great! Great decor too.
We stayed here for 2 nights in a private room. It's a good bed and that is all. The location is really good but it shows the worse of Hamburg. The room is small, the windows surpriselly blocks all the sound from outside witch is a bus station. The bathroom is really small and the shower was low for my husband that is 1,90m tall.WiFi is good. Staff not really helpfull. There is a bar in the main floor that it seems a point for the locals. In the second night there was a security guard by the door
Nice clean hostel! Easy to get to from the train station, and easy to reach popular tourist places.
The central location at the Hbf makes it easy to go everywhere in the city. I had a single room and it was nice and comfortabel. Read a lot of people complaining about the size of the bathrooms. Ok, it's not big, but as it was sufficient for me, a person of 186 cm and well-built, it should be for most others, too ;-). There is a fun atmosphere in the hostel, especially in the evening at the bar. Makes it easy to meet people. I had a great time at Generator Hostel in Hamburg and can recommend it
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Had a great time here! They had so many things offered each night that gave the opportunity to meet people easier.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Hostel very close to Central station which is helpful- not the nicest area but quick to get to main sights etc. good room size, each bed has usbs, plugs and a light. Everything is clean, shower room/toilet are tiny though. Staff not particularly helpful/friendly but atmosphere of hostel is nice due to lots of communal spaces.
Very clean. Not a backpackers hostel! Has a lot of young kids and old people staying at it. If you are looking to meet other young travellers stay somewhere else! Saying that it is clean and has good security. Poor location and below average staff...ran like a hotel not a hostel.
To my discredit, I only stayed one night, and there was a group of 100 teenagers staying. It is a huge place, sort of like a factory. I like smaller places, but if you don't mind large hostels it's fine. The breakfast was okay.
So this hostel has its pros and cons. Typical chain hostel though, they charge for everything like earplugs and such. There was no kitchen, which I always hate, because I'm vegan and so I usually prepare my own food. I don't trust other people to know what being vegan Truly means. But yeah each bed has an outlet which is handy. Really easy to find right out of the Hauptbahnhof (Central train station). Nice bar too. Always felt safe.
Loved my stay here. Free tour was provided as well. Great facilities, friendly and helpful staff. The only problem was that there was a big group of students or kids on the same floor and they were running around and making noises at night. But it wasn't that bad when we closed our door. Anyway, will definitely visit again. Great location!
Great! Good localization, good staff
Good location. Prob the only hostel in Hamburg, or maybe there was another one but it was too far away. Weekend price was very expensive which was a bummer. Staff was very nice and friendly to me and definitely helped me out at every instance. Even when I checked out late, they were super nice and chill about it. Only prob is a lot of stag parties stay there so it can get annoying sometimes in the bar area.
Nice hostel and all, but, my word is Hamburg a dirty city. Pick pockets, beggers, and homeless right outside the door. The hostel itself was nice, but couldn't wait to leave Hamburg.
i had no place to securly place my guitar. only donwside to this hostel
Nice and clean, but the room toilets are unusable. Some people might have trouble fitting into them.
As usual, the Generator hostel chain prides itself on being more of an upmarket hostel. However, that being said, the prices are still cheap along with some great staff and atmosphere. Close to the train station and a 5 minute walk into the city centre.