Stay in the heart of Copenhagen Excellent location - show map

Situated 150 yards from Kongens Nytorv Square, Generator Copenhagen offers budget accommodation, a late-night bar and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Kongens Nytorv Metro Station is 5 minutes’ walk away.

Each room at Generator features modern decor and a mirror. The private rooms have a TV with Chromecast channels. Bathroom facilities are either private or shared. Bed linen are included in all rooms.

Generator Bar serves drinks, and has a chill-out lounge with TV and a pool table. DJ nights, karaoke and other events are arranged regularly.

The hostel offers a convenient 24-hour reception. Laundry facilities and luggage storage is available on site.

This hostel is within 10 minutes’ walk of Strøget pedestrian street. The vibrant Nyhavn waterfront district is 0.6 miles away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Copenhagen, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Generator Copenhagen has been welcoming guests since 17 Mar 2011.
Hotel chain/brand: Generator Hostels

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Copenhagen, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Buffet


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Generator Copenhagen

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
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
  • How far from CPH airport ?
    Hi Getting to us from the airport takes about 20 minutes with the metro and then a 5 minute walk from the stop (the stop is Kongens Nytorv). The metro...
    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • Do you provide towels?
    Hi, Yes we do provide towels for free in private rooms.
    Answered on 28 November 2019
  • Do you rent bicycles?
    Hi, yes we do. They can be rented from 70 DKK. Just stop by reception and we'll be to happy to assist you. Best regards, Maria, Front Office
    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    Hi We do have some events in our bar, for example live music on Wednesdays and DJs on the weekends. You're always welcome to have a chat with our staf...
    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • If we book this for our group of 3 people, another person will come stay with us or not?
    Hi If you book the entire room, it will only be your group. Best regards, Maria, Front Office
    Answered on 20 October 2019
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Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
1 restaurant on site

    Petanque & Shuffleboard

    Cuisine: International

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Travel Proud

Travel Proud

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

Facilities of Generator Copenhagen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
  • Live music/performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Pub crawls
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Billiards Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage Additional charge
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box Additional charge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • Czech
  • Welsh
  • Danish
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Portuguese
  • Slovak
  • Slovenian

House rules Generator Copenhagen takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 10:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 3 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.


When booking for more than 14 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Generator Copenhagen accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that guests under 18 years of age cannot be accommodated in the dormitory rooms.

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).

Please not that pets are allowed on request, in private rooms only. Charges may be applicable

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

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

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

FAQs about Generator Copenhagen

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

    • Billiards
    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Happy hour
    • Pub crawls
    • Live music/performance
    • Bike tours
    • Nightclub/DJ

  • Generator Copenhagen has 1 restaurant:

    • Petanque & Shuffleboard

  • Guests staying at Generator Copenhagen can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet

  • Generator Copenhagen is 550 yards from the centre of Copenhagen.

  • Check-in at Generator Copenhagen is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • The prices at Generator Copenhagen may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

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

    • Metro 18min