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Generator Hamburg
2 stars

Generator Hamburg

Steintorplatz 3, 20099 Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Hamburg, Germany
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About Generator Hamburg

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    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
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.

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Amenities at Generator Hamburg

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Laundry facilities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Roll-in shower
  • Lift
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by lift
  • Adapted bath
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Designated smoking area


  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Things to do

  • Bicycle hire
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Darts
  • Evening entertainment
  • Table tennis


  • Reading light
  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Cleaning products


  • Family rooms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Lockers
  • Storage available


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Media and entertainment

  • TV


  • Terrace/Patio


  • Laundry facilities

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Reviews of Generator Hamburg

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8.8Very Good
Anonymous, Apr 2017

Pros. Clean and comfortable!

Cons. The bathroom and shower in room are too small. Not enough space to turn around for a small person of 125 lbs and 5' 4" tall.

Anonymous, Nov 2015

Pros. Great location, right next to Hamburg HBF train station. Safe and secure. Clean rooms and friendly staff.

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What are the main amenities offered at Generator Hamburg?

Generator Hamburg offers a variety of amenities including daily housekeeping, contactless check-in/check-out, a bar/lounge, and a terrace/patio for guests to enjoy.

What can I expect from the cleanliness at Generator Hamburg?

Guests can expect pristinely clean rooms and high hygiene standards at Generator Hamburg, ensuring a cozy and welcoming space after a day of exploring Hamburg.

When is the best time to visit Generator Hamburg?

The low season at Generator Hamburg is in January, while the high season is in December, making it an ideal time to visit for those seeking budget-friendly accommodations.

How is the customer service at Generator Hamburg?

The hotel staff at Generator Hamburg leave a lasting impression with their kindness and hospitality, ensuring a memorable and positive experience for guests.

What practical information should I know about the rooms at Generator Hamburg?

The rooms at Generator Hamburg are warm, quiet, and dark, with comfortable beds and the option to request changes such as feather duvets and pillows.

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Opt for a Room with a Private Bathroom

Several guests recommended choosing a room with a private bathroom for added comfort and convenience, despite the compact size.

Consider Noise Levels

Some guests noted that the hotel can be noisy, especially in common areas and corridors, so light sleepers may want to take this into account when booking.

Take Advantage of the Central Location

The hotel's proximity to the main train station and public transportation was highlighted as a major advantage, making it convenient for exploring the city and accessing nearby attractions.

Be Mindful of Surroundings

While the hotel's location near the main station was praised for its convenience, some guests mentioned the presence of homeless individuals in the area, advising others to be cautious, especially at night.

Check Room Configuration

Guests mentioned that the beds in some rooms were not as expected, with some twin rooms having two single beds pushed together instead of a double bed, so it's advisable to clarify bed configurations when booking.

Consider Noise from Other Guests

Several guests mentioned that the presence of children and noisy guests in the hotel, especially in common areas and corridors, could affect the overall stay, particularly for those sensitive to noise.

Evaluate the Bathroom Size

The compact size of the bathrooms was highlighted by multiple guests, suggesting that individuals with mobility issues or those who prefer more spacious facilities may find it inconvenient.

Note the Cleanliness and Staff Hospitality

Many guests praised the cleanliness of the rooms and the friendly nature of the staff, emphasizing these as positive aspects of their stay.

Be Prepared for Basic Accommodation

Some guests described the accommodation as basic but clean and suitable for short stays, making it ideal for budget-conscious travelers.

Consider Security Measures

Despite the mention of visible substance abuse issues in the vicinity, guests appreciated the hotel's security measures and the overall positive aspects of their stay, which overshadowed minor concerns.


Steintorplatz 3, 20099 Hamburg, Hamburg

What's nearby

  • Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg170 m
  • Hamburger Kunsthalle0.5 km
  • Speicherstadt1.2 km
  • Hamburger Rathaus1.2 km
  • Internationales Maritimes Museum Hamburg1.3 km
  • Miniatur Wunderland1.7 km
  • Hauptkirche Sankt Michaelis2.1 km
  • Elbphilharmonie2.1 km
  • Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg2.2 km
  • Planten un Blomen2.3 km
  • Alsterpark2.4 km
  • Hamburger Hafen2.4 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 10:00


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FAQs when booking at Generator Hamburg

  • Where is Generator Hamburg located?

    Generator Hamburg is located at Steintorplatz 3 in Mitte, 0.9 km from the centre of Hamburg. Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg is the closest landmark to Generator Hamburg.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Generator Hamburg?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Generator Hamburg.

  • Does Generator Hamburg offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Generator Hamburg offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Generator Hamburg from the airport?

    Generator Hamburg is 9.3 km from Hamburg. Generator Hamburg is 54.7 km from Hamburg Luebeck-Blankensee.

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Value for money


Distance to city centre

0.9 km

Nearest airport


Distance to airport

8.7 km