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Generator Hostel Hamburg Reviews

Steinorplatz 3, Hamburg, Germany

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84%

Rating
1841 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 81%Staff
  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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94%

Very good. £37 for a night is kinda expensive for a 6-people dorm though.


77%

Very small toilet with no soap. In the "morning" (10) the cleaning staff came into the room, and left without doing anything, but slamming the door. Great location, though.


97%

one of the nicest hostels I've visited. the only bad thing is that the staff. as costumed in big hostels, the staff is very busy and not so friendly, but that doesn't really matter - everything else is really good


91%

Overall great hostel. Close to the ZOB and trains ( across the street), showers were amazing! Downside is no kitchen. Would definetly stay here if I'm ever in hamburg again.


74%

Since there is a hostel staff here, they should be more concerned/courteous towards the visitors and spend more time attending to them. Helps increase the quality of stay. The ensuite bathroom was so tiny that we ended up using the common bathrooms more often. Would not recommend a private room to anyone.

  • 19th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great place! It's better than lots of hotels I've been to. Has everything you need!

  • 18th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


34%

If you look for noise and party this is the place for you. If you want to rest after an intense day you should not go to Generator Hamburg. I stayed there in the Easter Holiday and it was crowded, a lot of drunk "kids" inside the hostel, screaming and disrespecting women, with NO reaction of the staff. If you are a woman I do not recommend you to stay in a shared dorm. If you are a man, I wish you good luck with your room. Nice but expensive breakfast and good location.


100%

A stones throw from bus station. Great ammenities!


83%

It's more like a hotel than a hostel. No kitchen. The bathroom of my room (6-bed mixed) was really small.


69%

The hostel is central, WiFi was always working, the rooms are modern and there are spacious lockers (don't forget your padlock); also it was quiet during the nights. But the bathrooms are really tiny and weren't cleaned even once, and it took ages to get warm water.. There were also spacious bathrooms on the floor, but they were dirty. The keycards usually didn't work, and the breakfast wan't worth its price. The lounge closes really early and its staff was rude.


94%

Great location, everything in the hostel was great some of the staff seemed a bit disinterested but the rest were great. The bar is really cool but still quite expensive for food and drink but overall was a great hostel.


80%

The common areas at this hostel are great, and the staff is relatively helpful, although not really frendly. We stayed at an 8 bed dorm and the facilities were ok, even if the rooms are small, but it was really dirty: it smelled awful (like they hadn't cleaned or ventilated in a few days; I've often stayed in dorms, but never in one that smelled like this one) and the bathroom was disgusting. However, they did clean it right away when we asked.


94%

Fantastic location, easy to get to from the central station. Great lobbies and central areas, although rooms are quite cramped and prefabricated. Wifi is good.


60%

It is ok for a nigth or two if your idea is visiting the city and just using the hostel for sleeping and having a shower. It has nothing pretty bad but nothing pretty good, either. The staff is really unkind. The location is really close to the center.


86%

I used your ATM with a German EC Card (Maestro) from the Sparkasse, and it said NOWHERE that there would be a fee. I was shocked to see that they charged me 5 Euro ! There are plenty of ATMs around Hamburg where I could have withdrawn money for free, so this was particularly annoying. I would suggest: put up a SIGN that says that there's a fee - or get a new ATM contractor. Cheers, Kilian otherwise - fine Hostel!


86%

I really liked the stay! The hostel is modern and comfortable:)

  • 6th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

Bathroom door lock was broken. Otherwise it was a good place to stay :)

  • 27th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Very modern and enjoyable hostel at good location

  • 26th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


77%

close to the train station, and all facilities and rooms are new and modern. Staff were ok. Unfortunately it seems I stayed at a time when the place was full of German school students making it very hard to meet people my age. Also I ended up sharing a room with the loudest snorer I have ever heard who would fall a sleep at 3pm and snore until 6 am when he woke up turned on all the lights, open the curtains and made lots of noise. Not the hostels fault but made for an unpleasant experience


69%

the place is really near the main train station. and it is quiet even it is so closed to the main streets. the only disappointing thing is the bathroom is very small.


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