Generator Hostel Hamburg Reviews
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Great location, great security. Everything was very clean. A lot of comfortable places in the hostel where you can hang out and relax. I would definitely stay there again and recommend is to my friends.
Staff come across a bit cold. Rooms are standard, it's a chain hostel after all. En suite bathroom is nice, though incredibly tiny! Overall average experience.
Wifi strength was poor in our room on level 5.
The only downside of this hostel is that the bathroom inside the room is just so tiny but there is the bigger in the hallway
Great location right at the center, comfy beds own plug next to the bed and excellent wifi, didn't like that there was no kitchen but I knew that going in for a short stay is great
Generator Hostel is highly recommended.
Know exactly what to expect with Generator and had a pleasant stay. Somewhere between a hostel and hotel. Great location - walking distance from everything touristy in Hamburg! Facilities are great - wifi is powerful, separate power board for each bed, a toilet and shower in room and free city walking tours leave directly from hostel. Unfortunately laundry facilities are quite limited in comparison to the size of the hostel. Overall, a nice stay!
Thr showers in the room waa extra small. I could not even move inside
First impressions mean a lot to me and when I arrived the check in lady was rude, snappy, miserable and unhelpful. We then made our way up to our room to find we had been placed on the top bunk of 2 beds with people already in them, as we are travelling as a couple it made life very difficult. The beds had dead skin and toe clippings all through them, we slept on our own towels they were that disgusting. Otherwise an ok place to stay, I wouldn't go back though.
I put security in average because the luggage store room is not watched by the reception. When I went there it was around 10am and a lot people checking in and out. In the entrance hall, really not in good order. Though the room is locked, it seems any one can access to it. The other parts are good. Really close to the Hbf, It's clean and comfortable.
The hostel stay near from Haupbanhof, excellent!!!
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Hostel is ridiculously near the central train station. It stands out and is so much easy to find. Lovely spot! Really convenient for travellers. 100% I will stay here again if I ever come back to Hamburg.
This hostel probably has the best bunk beds. They have plugs and even USB ports attached at the end of the beds so you can be within distance of your phone without having to get out and finding a plug. Pia and Jane were really cool people to talk to and the other staff were friendly. The location is great, especially for people getting off at the main station as the hostel is literally across the street. I would definitely come back to this hostel when I am back in Hamburg.
Was an average hostel. Run like a hotel and so you don't really get that hostel feel. Staff always seem very moody. Nice lounge area to relax. Every single person that comes here always goes the wrong way to the bedrooms first, up the stairs. Get a sign!! Also brought late checkout only to be woken up by staff to checkout. They didn't know I had purchased late checkout. Defeats the purpose a little. Beds were super comfortable, everything was super clean. Thanks
Fine hostel in general but I found a couple of small details annoying: If you don't have your own towel you cannot rent one but have to buy a whole towel, which not something a backpacker with little luggage space is happy to do. Under the dorm beds there were some kinds of lockers but you needed to have your own lock to be able to close them.
My friend´s wallet was stolled in the common area of the hostel, while we were playing foosball. The location of the hostel is really good, but anyone can get inside.
Problems with keycard - it didn't work properly, staff had to re-code it several times. Bathroom IS tiny, but if you are of regular height and weight it's ok. It's a hostel, not a spa ;) Great cocktails!!
Generator is perfectly located! Just across the street from the bus station and the train station and where all tube lines pass. The atmosphere is really nice and it's really clean. Breakfast is not included but you can pay €4,90 for their buffet (coffee/juice/bread/cheese/cereal...). The only negative thing is the really (r e a l l y) small bathroom. Also, the staff is not that welcoming. I would definetely stay there again.
Just next to the train and bus station! It was super easy to find it. There is a security person always at the entrance, there is a bar with food and drinks all the time and great environment! The beds were nice and you actually feel with privacy due to the type of beds. Internet was great everywhere, and they even have computers for everyone to use.
Great place to stay in Hamburg. It's clean, easy to find (right next to train and bus station), and great services.