Design-led hotel in Hamburg city centre

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Get ready to Rock’n’Roll at Generator Hamburg

From its iconic canals and charming bridges to its unusual connection to The Beatles, this city is a true gem waiting to be explored. And what better way to dive into the music, culture, and buzz of the city than by staying at Generator Hamburg? Our design-led hotel, nestled right in the heart of the action, is your gateway to an unforgettable adventure in this dynamic city. 

Generator Hamburg isn’t just a place to rest your head; our place is jam-packed with stuff to do, and that’s before you even step outside. Think bar, café, music venue and more. Even the locals hang out here, so we must be doing something right.

Look around and you’ll find work by one of our favourite local artists, Till Keifer, exposed brick and floor-to-ceiling windows. We’ve created a cool, cosy place to stay so that you can enjoy every minute of your stay in the city of Hamburg. And don’t worry, our windows aren't just for spying on the neighbours; they offer some fantastic views too! Whether you’re travelling alone, coming with your partner or bringing the family, our hostel has a place for you. Choose from private, family or shared rooms that’ll suit any style or budget.




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Take the hassle out of making a group booking and let us do it for you. Our dedicated team in Hamburg will make sure that your group stay is booked and managed with ease.



A Hamburg Hostel with an interesting history

Generator Hamburg is your ultimate affordable destination, ready and waiting to welcome everyone from solo adventurers to couples, friends, families, and even strangers who will soon become your friends! Our hotel is a true gem where the legendary Beatles once recorded before they skyrocketed to fame. Now it's your cosy home away from home. 

At our hostel in Hamburg you can expect clean and contemporary private rooms, shared rooms perfect for bonding with fellow travellers, and all-female dorms for added comfort and security.  You’ll find free WiFi to stay connected with your mates back home, bike hire to explore the streets of Hamburg, laundry facilities to keep your clothes fresh, and luggage storage for a hassle-free experience So, pack your bags, get ready for an adventure, and join us at Generator Hamburg.

The ride of your life at Helter Skelter

Generator Hamburg attracts artsy-types and creatives from all over the city. At Helter Skelter you’ll find an art gallery, café and bar all in one. You’ll never be short of entertainment at our bar in Hamburg where local bands and musicians keep the party going into the night. Take your pick from our selection of local beers and feed those hunger pangs with our street food-inspired menu.

Our events calendar is full all year round, so no matter when you’re planning your stay, you just know that something exciting is going on in our Hamburg hostel. Check out Parallel to find out about the latest events and parties in Hamburg.

Your gateway to Hamburg

Generator is the place to stay in Hamburg, right in the heart of the city, and strategically located just a stone's throw away from Hauptbahnhof station and Carl-Legien-Platz - making it the perfect place to start your Hamburg adventure. With easy access to public transport, you'll be able to discover every corner of Germany’s second biggest city effortlessly.

Generator Hamburg isn't just a place to crash; it's your VIP pass to a cultural playground. Yes, we have a great bar, café and music venue right within our walls, but Hamburg is bursting with theatres, museums and restaurants just waiting for you to explore. Check out the futuristic music scene at The Elbphilharmonie, the nightlife at Reeperbahn and over sixty museums where you can dive into the world of history, art, and science right on our doorstep.