Directly beside Hamburg Train Station, this hostel offers colourful 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.

Buses 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 particularly like the location — they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM machine on site.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free


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4 reasons to choose Generator Hamburg

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Hansa Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Deutsches Schauspielhaus
    0.1 miles
  • Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe
    0.1 miles
  • Ohnsorg Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Hühnerposten events location
    0.2 miles
  • Levantehaus Hamburg
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Mönckebergstraße
    0.4 miles
  • Dialog im Dunkeln
    0.5 miles
  • Inner Alster Lake
    0.6 miles
  • Town Hall Hamburg
    0.7 miles
  • Jungfernstieg
    0.7 miles
  • Hamburg Dammtor Station
    1 miles
  • St. Pauli Piers
    1.7 miles
  • Port of Hamburg
    1.8 miles
  • Old Elbe Tunnel
    1.9 miles
  • Fish Market Hamburg
    2.9 miles
Natural beauty
  • River Elbe
    0 miles
Public transport
  • Train Hamburg Central Station
    0.1 miles
  • Metro Hauptbahnhof Süd underground station
    0.1 miles
  • Train Hamburg Central Bus Station
    0.1 miles
  • Metro Steinstraße underground station
    0.3 miles
Closest airports
  • Hamburg Airport
    5.5 miles
  • Lübeck Airport
    33.3 miles
  • Bremen Airport
    60.9 miles
Travel Proud

Travel Proud

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

Facilities of Generator Hamburg
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Pub crawls Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Darts Additional charge
  • Table tennis
  • Games room
Food & Drink
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transport
  • Public transport tickets Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box Additional charge
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • Danish
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

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

Check-in

From 14:00 hours

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

Check-out

Until 10:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 12 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

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

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

Maestro Mastercard Visa EC-Card American Express Bankcard 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.

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

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help 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 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 Hamburg 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 Hamburg

  • The prices at Generator Hamburg 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 Hamburg by:

    • Metro 25min

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

    • Cycling
    • Games room
    • Table tennis
    • Darts
    • Evening entertainment
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Walking tours
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Pub crawls
    • Happy hour

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

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

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free

  • Generator Hamburg is 750 yards from the centre of Hamburg.