• City view
  • Pet friendly
  • Washing machine
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Bathroom
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe

The Generator Venice offers stylish rooms and dormitories on Giudecca Island, with views of Saint Mark's Square in the distance. It is a 10-minute ride by water bus to San Marco district with lines 4.1, 4.2 and 2. The property has free WiFi, a 24-hour reception, a cafè and views of the Grand Canal. The Generator set in a 3-story building of the 19th century. The dorms come with cool tiled floors and 1 locker per bed. Rooms with attached bathroom are also available. Friendly staff can assist you with tourist and travel information. The bar is a great place to socialize over a few drinks.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

Generator Venice has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 30, 2012
Hotel chain/brand:
Generator Hostels

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.1)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Vegetarian, Gluten-free


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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
4 bunk beds
1 twin bed
4 bunk beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
This property is taking steps towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
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  • Anup
    Calm, serene place after a lot of traveling. Just dit by the sea and have your dinner , you'll feel amazing
  • Deirdre
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Really friendly hostel, very easy to meet people and make friends as a solo traveller. The beds are very sturdy and comfy, you have a decent amount of space given that it's such a condensed room!
  • Eva
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Great location (super easy to get around if you buy the ferry pass) and very clean, modern facilities.
  • Ali
    The staff team did great welcoming, Room was clean, quiet, and the people who were living there were very nice and friendly people,
  • Moez
    It’s actually a clean hostel, a big reception and a big bar with football games going and place too chill and play even billard
  • Kyle
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The island that it is on is really nice and has good food places right next to this place. The view is amazing right out the front door and the staff was really nice.
  • Namig
    Absolutely was clean, very comfortable bed and etc.
  • Mónica
    I like the place a lot, the people and the location. It’s true that you have to pay transport to get to the city center, but it’s part of the price and the location (personally I think that the location is great). The water bus station is around a...
  • Daisy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Really friendly & helpful reception staff. They answered my questions about how to use the vaporetto & didn't make a big deal when I misplaced my card key. They just gave me a new one (other hostels charge $$ for lost cards). The bunk beds had...
  • Patricia
    for Venice standards it was alright. But definitely expensive compared to other hostel I have been around Europe and definitely not worth the price. Again, Summer + Venice = Expensive
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Property questions and answers
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  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Sheets are always included in the price of the reservation; towels are included only in private Double, Quad and 5 beds room. Otherwise we can rent it..
    Answered on 12 October 2019
  • Will there be water buses early in the morning? I need to get to Marco Polo airport by 7:30am. And how late do they run at night?

    Hello there! Water bussess work all night long. When you will be here just ask at the reception what's the best combination for you. Regards, Generator Venice
    Answered on 7 February 2020
  • Hi! How much is the ferry back and forth??

    Hello, we suggest buy a boat pass cover your entire stay. 1 way valid 75 minutes cost 7.50€ 24 hours pass cost 21€ 48h/30€ 72h/40€ but if you are unde..
    Answered on 14 July 2022
  • Hello, I am looking to book but my flight gets into Marco Polo 22:55 and I will be using public transportation. Will it be possible to get to the host..

    Hello, Yes it's possible. Bus number 5 to Piazzale Roma. Once there, boat number "2" or "N" direction GIUDECCA stop named ZITELLE> Kind Regards
    Answered on 9 July 2022
  • how do i get from treviso airport to the hostel please?

    Hello, from Treviso airport there are shuttle bus ATVO to Piazzale Roma terminal bus of Venice . Once you get there you have to catch boat (vaporetto)..
    Answered on 1 September 2021
  • How can I get to the hostel from Santa Lucia train station?

    Hello, from Santa Lucia station you have to take the n 4.1 waterbus to Giudecca direction. The closest stop to us is Giudecca Zitelle, about 100 meter..
    Answered on 14 December 2022
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Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Generator Venice

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Chinese

House rules

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


From 2:00 PM

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


Until 10:00 AM



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 4 and above will be charged as 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

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 25 per child, per night
Crib upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 25 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card JCB Diners Club Cash ATM card Generator Venice accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

For Advance Purchase rates/Non Refundable rates, we require the payment card used for booking to be presented upon check in.

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

Pets are allowed on request, in private rooms only. Charges may be applicable.

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 Venice 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.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Generator Venice

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

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

  • Guests staying at Generator Venice can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free

  • Generator Venice has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

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

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Themed dinners
    • Happy hour
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Generator Venice is 3,100 feet from the center of Venice. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.