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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 23 April 2016

The location is great and the general ambience was relax and fine. Bathroom very very small, but i was aware of that. Staff was not particularly helpful. There was no one attending at the bar (i was there around 4pm) and the reception staff did nothing to help. The lady controlling the breakfast treated everyone like school kid... Didn't appreciate...

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for sharing your impressions with us from your recent visit. There are some points we need to follow up, to prevent that of happening in the future. I would be delighted to welcome you soon again in Hamburg. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Nice clean hostel, with good bar and food facilities! Poor service as we wanted a late check out 1pm and pay €40. Only to be kicked out of our room by the cleaner at 10:30. The desk still tried to charge us €40 and wouldn't accept that their cleaner had kicked us out. They said that we had to have...

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hello, thanks for the feedback. I need to apologize for the inconvenience you had with the late check out. That does definitely not reflect our regular standard and you can be assured that I will do an appropriate follow up. As I am unable to turn back the clock, I hope you will give us another chance in the future....

Karlsruhe, Germany
Reviewed 19 April 2016

It is probably the most easy hostel to find from the train station, which helps it a lot in being the defacto hostel for staying overnight when changing trains. As most other generator hostels, it has a modern clean touch.

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the comment. We will continue our works on getting also the fifth point. Would be great if we could welcome you soon again in Hamburg. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Visited on a rugby tour with 22 others. Generator is in the centre of the the city and a 2 minute walk from the central station. Check in was easy and the room was clean with a small shower and wc en suite. If you like more room in the shower there is a communal on in each hall. Breakfast...

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for this Review. Good to see that you had a good time in Hamburg. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We attended this Hostel as a group for 12 guys for my stag do :) The hostel was perfect for us. The rooms were as expected for the price, but considering the state we returned in we would have slept anywhere. The bar downstairs was great and you could have stayed all night, however the transport to the Reeperbahn was...

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your recent stay and the excellent feedback. We wish you all the best and would be very happy to welcome you and your wife in the future. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 9 April 2016

I spent a weekend (3 nights) here at Generator hostel and i liked it so-so: Location is perfect Rooms / floors / common areas are clean Stuff is friendly Great bar and music BUT: the toilets and showers in the rooms are EXTREMELY small, you better are a not too big person in order to fit in it. Bar itself,...

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for giving us your feedback on your recent stay. There are some points we will work on to make our Hostel even more the place to be. I hope you will chose Generator again in the future. If not in Hamburg, than hopefully in one of our other interesting destinations. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Great location - 24 hr reception - friendly staff and a funky vibe - we loved it! Our room was quite although hostel was busy. Food and drink was cheap and bar always buzzing. Directly opposite the station so easy to hop on train or metro - taxi rank outside also.

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hi, Wow, that is a fantastic feedback. Thanks a lot! Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 7 April 2016

This is my first try on Generator hostel chain and I was in for treat. Very vibrant hostel one could expect for a youth hostel but given the very well-equipped facilities and systematic room cleaning, I noticed some business travelers staying in the place. Huge bar and social area with foosball table and a cozy courtyard. Bean bags are everywhere...

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hi, many thanks for sharing your impressions with us. Hope to see you soon again in Hamburg. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 April 2016

First of all I think my attention should have been brought to the availability of the free maps they had on offer. Secondly as a man of 6'2 I barely fit in the showers that they had, they were tiny! I could barely dry myself. I also thought the breakfast wasn't very good with little choice

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GeneratorHamburg, Manager at Generator Hostel Hamburg, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the feedback. I regret that we were not able to confince you totally of Generator. I hope you will still chose one of your individual hostels on your next trip. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

Bohemia, Czech Republic
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This hostel provides hotel standard service with guests. The location is at the very city center. The rooms are clean. The Staffs are very kind and helpful. I can reccommend this hostel other tourists definitely.

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Hello, thanks for the review and the recommendation. Hope to see you soon again in Hamburg. Regards, Sven Heberling Assistant General Manager

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our fresh, brand new Hamburg Hostel opened in January 2012 and is located in the heart of St Georg, next to the central train station "Hauptbahnhof Sued". Many of Hamburg’s great attractions are on our doorstep, such as the Deichtorhallen, the City Hall and the area of Speicherstadt. We know that Hamburg can be expensive, so unlike many other Hamburg hostels we give you: FREE Wi-Fi Internet, FREE bed linen, central location and en-suite Rooms.All our other Generator Hostels are renowned for their famous late nights at Generator Bar which provide a unique atmosphere, entertaining our guests with DJ nights, Karaoke, quizzes and fancy dress evenings: expect this and many many more fun evenings. ... more   less 

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Address: Steintorplatz 3, 20099 Hamburg, Germany
Region: Germany > Hamburg
Price Range: ₹ 1,961 - ₹ 9,296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Generator Hostel Hamburg 2*
Number of rooms: 161
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