Generator Hostel Hamburg Reviews
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The location is good if you want to be by the central station, otherwise it is at a fair distance from the main attractions. However, Hamburg is very easy to get around in so it didn't cause much problems for me. The staff is friendly but not overly so. The three nights I was there, the bar area was basically empty so I was glad to have met some people in my room to hang out with. The roll + coffee deal in the morning is very nice and well-priced.
Very good place to stay ! Easy to find, very close to the central station. Open 24/7. Clean and secure. Breakfast for 4.90 every morning.
Super convenient location, large hostel, pretty clean. Comfy beds. The ensuite bathrooms so not actually fit a human person, be warned. Luckily the additional bathrooms on each floor had a real sink and a nice shower! Staff was helpful as well. You have to log in to the wifi each time you use, but the easy location makes up for it.
Staff were rude and unhelpful. I had to wait 2 hours after the check in time to get in my room. The staff said they'd let me know when it was ready, they didn't and were very rude when I asked about my room. Bathrooms are tiny, airplane size and it's very difficult to maneuver in them. Location is good next to the train station but on the other side is very dodgy and sketchy with questionable people. Will not stay here again
Generator Hostel belongs to the new and large hotel&hostel generation. Simply great!
The smell of the toilet/shower in the room meant that we had to sleep with window open...very noisy. This hostel would rock if there were separate bathroom/toilets rather than having them in-room.
Great hostel! The bar on the first floor is pretty awesome. The hostel is quite large, though, and the size makes it feel a bit like a hotel. It would be nice if Generator Hostel could bring back the traditional, cozy-like atmosphere of a conventional hostel.
I thought the hostel was very clean, and it was well organized.
Liquid soap/gel dispenser in the dorm bathrooms would have made a big difference.
Everything was excellent, the room was really nice decorated and clean. The atmosphere at the bar was great and the food offered on the menu is very good. The location is more than perfect. I definitely recommend this hostel.
I only stayed in Hamburg for 1 night so I wasn't looking for the full hostel experience,. I was treated nicely by the staff, the room was large and clean, the shower and toilet were a bit too small and later hostels I've stayed in have had much bigger bathrooms. I felt towel rental was a bit costly as I received them for free at the two later hostels I stayed in. Overall it was a pleasant stay.
the location is wonderful,1minutes walk to ZOB station,and the appearance of the hotel is great. the hotel is big,staff didn't tell us the way to elevator until we ask but the shower room and wc is too small to be convenient,and the room 603 we stay has problems with water pipes,they r stuck,so the water flows away so slow...
Everything was perfect, except for one minor thing: the sign-up for Wi-fi could be solved more elegantly compared to writing the e-mail address every time you want to log in.
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- Male, 18-24
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The toillets and shower are so small that you can not even move yourself while taking a shower. No towels avaiable, only for selling. Breakfast is nice, but could have more variety.
No soap in the room bathrooms. Bring your own lock for the lockers in the rooms. Bathrooms in the rooms could be bigger, a little claustrophobic
Such a convenient location, nice rooms with private bathrooms, nice common room. Staff were helpful but not overly friendly.
Location right next to main station, friendly helpful staff, food served behind bar, easy social place to meet new people, free walking tours and pub crawls, comfy beds, private and shared toilets available, good showers, backpack sized lockers in room, loads of common room's, good WiFi. Only negative was couldn't get served ravage bar! Stood there for half hour (it wasn't busy either...) gave up and went to buy alcohol elsewhere to bring back - got told off by security!
Evening activities can be better
The hostel was very big and very clean. It was also right next to the train and bus station which was handy but I couldn't find anything to do near by. Also there is a bar in the hostel but there weren't any women at the bar when I went so I felt a little uncomfortable going by myself. The staff were really friendly though!
Bathroom was small, bar/lounge is not cleaned regularly. But the location of this hostel is really excellent!