Free WiFi
Private Bathroom
24-hour front desk
Key card access
Daily housekeeping
Non-smoking rooms
Safe
Baggage storage
Heating
Elevator

Directly beside Hamburg Train Station, this hostel offers colorful rooms and dormitories with private bathrooms. It has a 24-hour reception, a large lounge and a bar with outdoor terrace.

Opened in January 2012, Generator Hostel Hamburg is one of the city’s largest hostels. All rooms are fitted with secure key card systems and can be reached by elevator.

The Generator Hostel has a lively bar area, where guests can have a drink and meet friends. Guests can enjoy a snack in the cafe or a meal in the bar. Additionally, there are shops and grocery stores within a 5-minute walk of the hostel.

Busses and trains are just a 1-minute walk from the Generator Hamburg. There are direct connections to the old town, the Reeperbahn and Hamburg Airport.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Generator Hamburg has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 15, 2011
Hotel chain/brand: Generator Hostels

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Buffet, Breakfast to go


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable property
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    sheets are ncluded. You can rent towels for 3€ if needed
    Answered on October 20, 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Yes it is. In case it should be, we do offer earplugs as well.
    Answered on October 20, 2019
  • Does the lockers under the bed come with locks?
    Hello, the lockers under the beds do not have padlocks. You can bring your own or buy one at the reception.
    Answered on November 7, 2021
  • Hello my flight is coming late at night and I would like to know if I can check-in after midnight?
    Hi, Yes you can. There is always someone at the reception to help you with your check in.
    Answered on July 1, 2022
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes we do. We have a free accessible luggsge room. We also offer lockers wich you can rent for 6€ for 24H.
    Answered on September 10, 2019
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Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Amenities of Generator Hamburg
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Darts Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe Additional charge
General
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • Danish
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

House rules

Generator Hamburg takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 10 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa EC-Card American Express Debit card Generator Hamburg accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that all guests require a photo ID upon check-in.

Guests under the age of 18 are not allowed to stay in dormitories. They are only allowed to stay in a single room or else in a double room with an adult. In any case, all guests under 18 require written consent from a parent or guardian to stay here.

Please note that bedding is provided for all guests at the hostel.

Guests staying in the twin rooms, double rooms or single rooms are issued with towels free of charge, but guests staying in the dormitories have to bring their own towels or rent them at the hostel for an additional charge.

Reservations for 10 people or more per night, will be considered group booking. Special group terms and conditions will apply (please contact the hostel for more information).

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Generator Hamburg of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Generator Hamburg

  • Check-in at Generator Hamburg is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Generator Hamburg is 2,300 feet from the center of Hamburg.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Generator Hamburg by:

    • Subway/Metro 25min

  • The prices at Generator Hamburg may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Generator Hamburg offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Ping-pong
    • Darts
    • Evening entertainment
    • Bicycle rental
    • Bar crawls
    • Walking tours

  • Guests staying at Generator Hamburg can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte
    • Breakfast to go