Generator Hostel Hamburg Reviews
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very nice hostel. very close to the main station. nice bar and rooms
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
It's in a business area an far from the party places .. It's a big hostel almost looks like a hotel and extremely close to the train station but if you want to go out you need to take a taxi
Great. Great atmosphere. ALOT OF PEOPLE I would recomand it if you want those stuff. Really big hostel, the bar is great and its a great place to check up with other travelers. Also theres no age limitation but the place is so big it doesnt metter at all. Highly recomanded!
I had a comfortable stay here. It was super clean and quiet in the rooms and the beds were comfy. Literally right next to the train/bus station. Very secure with big metal lockers under the bunks. However, no kitchen and no outside drinks allowed. Staff was less than enthused about their jobs. The nicest staff member was the security guard :) This is one of the those European hostels that is only interested in generating money (note the pun haha).
A good hostel with everything you need for a great stay
Brilliant hostel, loved everything about it was a great place to chill out and great rooms. Everything was great, also had such a good time there, just the toilets inside the rooms were weird and really small and out of place.
Great place, nice and clean, and has a everything you need and is good value for money
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
This is a really big hostel but it still manages to have a great atmosphere. Cool bar, cafe and chill out areas. Rooms were very clean and had ensuite, which was great, although they were pretty small. The pub crawl and free walking tours pick you up from generator hostel which is fantastic! And it's literally next to central train station, although a little bit of a walk (or few train stops) from the cool areas like as St Pauli.
Hostel was full of a school group which didn't help the atmosphere. The staff weren't friendly or helpful. The rooms don't have air conditioning or windows that open very far - low air flow! The toilet and shower rooms were tiny! Saving grace is the security. There is a guard at the door, to access the rooms you need a keycard and each bed has lockers that can fit a pack. Each bed had its own light and charging socket but mine didn't work. It was conveniently near train station but that's all.
The hostel's bar was one of my favorites, great place to meet people. Pretty regular/good hostel besides that.
El hostel es muy lindo! Lástima que es el staff no sabe tratar con turistas! Me dejo un gusto amargo de nuestra estadia! Con una simple sonrisa las cosas hubieran sido distintas. No te dejan llevar comida de afuera, pero cuando pides SU comida te miran con mala cara! Lo mismo en recepción! No lo recomiendo!
Though my room was mistakenly booked twice, they were very nice compensate me with free breakfast. The hostel is in general pretty good, but the showers are quite narrow and in summers, it can be very hot. It would have been too to at least have a fan. The location isn't bad, since the Main Station is right near by, but the area can seem a bit sketchy in the evening.
On the one hand it seemed lively though on the other it seemed understaffed with only one person serving at the bar (hardly enough for a party). Ensuite bathrooms are tiny, only good enough to get wet in - shaving or cleaning your teeth is a challenge. Every floor has larger private bathrooms too though. Good location, although if you're a party animal you might like it better nearer Reeperbahn / St Pauli on the otherside of town.
It is located just next to the main station which is great if your just in Hamburg to transfer for the bext train. Facilities are good with lockers under the bed that can fit a large backpack. There a keycards to every entrance at the hostel so you feel secure even the area outside is a bit dodgy at night.
we were so disappointed the staff was very unfriendly, the bathrooms are really small, there wasnt air conditioner the room was very hot and everybody was angry about. the price we paid was not as we tougth it would be
Great location and friendly staff. TINY showers but lockers in rooms were great. Rooms were incredibly hot in the summer as our window was broken
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
They charge me internet, and it is a free facility, also they are a lot of homeless in front the hostel, location is perfect near the Hbf . Friendly staff.
Very nice hostel! Buy the breakfast for 4.90€ and be there at 8 or earlier, so worth it!
Generator Hostel was great. Great location; in middle of Hamburg close to Hauptbahnhof, tours of city available, lots to do in hostel common area and people to meet, quite in the rooms (when not talking to roommates). I'll stay here again if in Hamburg again!