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Reviews of Generator Berlin Mitte

Hostel | Oranienburger Straße 65, Berlin, Germany 10117

93.5% Overall Rating

207 out of 217 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (12/08/2014)

Andrej Purgaj thinks…

"Hostel has really good location, than is quite nice, stuff that work there is very nice and helpful. You can also get all tips. Also hostel by itself is very modern and good quality for money that…"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bicycle hire
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 6.63
  • Towel USD 7.96

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

Don’t forget that everyone checking in to Generator will need photo ID and Generator Berlin Mitte only accepts guests who are aged 18 or over We reserve the right to collect a full deposit for bookings from 30th December 2014 to 1st of January 2015. These period is also non-refundable. A team member will contact you after you book to arrange for payment. Important Terms & Conditions (for group bookings) • A group booking consists of 10 people or more • VAT is included at the current level (accommodation 7%, meals/services 19%). In case of tax changes, we reserve the right to adjust the room rate. • Should a group be cancelled after the requested deposit has been paid this payment falls to Generator Berlin but can be re-used for a new booking. • The following charges apply if a group is cancelled within 28 days: same day 75%, 1-4 days 60%, 5-7 days 50%, 8-14 days 35%, 15-21 days 20%, 22-28 days 10%. • Cancellations of confirmed bookings should be made by fax and must be counter signed and faxed back to you by us. If you do not have a document signed by us reconfirmed a cancellation then that cancellation is not valid and charges will apply as above. • No charges will generally apply if a group is cancelled more than 28 days prior to arrival. • Reductions in size of up to 10% of a group can be made without charge any time prior to the day of arrival. Groups arriving with fewer persons than we have been notified of will however be subject to full charges as if the whole group had stayed. • Reductions in size in excess of 10% of a group within 28 days of arrival will be treated as if they were cancellations and charges will be levied on the whole reduction, i.e. There is no concession on the first 10% cancelled as applied above. • Where a group is booked for a large number of nights it is the date of arrival (relative to time of cancellation) that determines the charge to be applied to all nights. • We reserve the right to request a security deposit on arrival. FULL pre-payment is required when booking for stays between 30th – 1st January 2015 inclusive (for all bookings). Generator Berlin Mitte will contact you on the e-mail given when booking in order to arrange payment. A receipt for this payment will be given upon request. No cancellations, amendments, refunds or cash alternatives for the booking are applicable * A 5% City Tax will be collected at Check-in for all bookings made after January 1st 2014 (Exceptions apply for business travelers with appropriate proof, please contact the hostel directly for additional information)

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93.5%

Overall Rating

207 out of 217 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Generator Berlin Mitte'

Atmosphere
94.4%
Location
92.8%
Facilities
90.4%
Cleanliness
94.4%
Staff
96.0%
Value
89.6%
Safety
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88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

16 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, good bar area.

Disliked: Water from shower splashes into bathroom and no bathmat to clean up.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Andrej Purgaj

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

12 August 2014 Andrej would recommend this property

Liked: Hostel has really good location, than is quite nice, stuff that work there is very nice and helpful. You can also get all tips. Also hostel by itself is very modern and good quality for money that you pay.

Disliked: It was summer time and it was hot in the room and guys did not let us to open the windows because somebody might jump over on the courtyard, because somebody did this in past. I mean it was really to hot inside, even they gave as ventilator and this is not enough to get room cooler. Tip for future: give to the same room people that you think they can jump through the window.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

10 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very good

Disliked: nothing

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

09 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and the staff were friendly.

Disliked: The rooms were quite cramped.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

08 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, facilities and character.

Disliked: The room itself was extremely hot - either the A/C was not working or non-existent. Not a pleasant environment to try sleep in.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Carl Åberg

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

04 August 2014 Carl would recommend this property

Liked: Really cool place with nice service and offers.

Disliked: Carl left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice dorms, large lockers and clean. Private showers were good. Nice atmosphere in the hostel, a lot of young travellers, easy to meet new people :)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

The property's response is...

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Paul Tulip

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

31 July 2014 Paul would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly and helpful staff. Clean. All facilities excellent.

Disliked: Na

The property's response is...

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Anna Groen

With friends / other travellers

City break

21 July 2014 Anna would recommend this property

Liked: Perfect location! Easy to het around. Nice, spacious rooms.

Disliked: Noisey because of the hostel bar downstairs. No airco and verry hot a nigth. Asked staff a few times were to go, but they die send ys to the wrong places..

The property's response is...

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

20 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The party and events organised

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

The property's response is...

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Yik Kan Chan

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

04 July 2014 Yik Kan would recommend this property

Liked: very clean and people are kind and helpful

Disliked: a little bit far away from main station

The property's response is...

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Bertil Bartholdson

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Events / festivals

03 July 2014 Bertil would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, clean and secure.

Disliked: This is nothing that I blame this properti for, but I dislike that there was prostitution going on in the vicinity, actually on the street outside near the building

The property's response is...

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

23 June 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clealiness and safety. The bed was comfortable and there was a bed lamp, charging point as well as mini-shelf space at the head-area of the bed.

Disliked: The 12 bed room was slightly small. Had to share the toilet and shower with 11 other travellers.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

19 June 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I stayed at the all-female 6 bed dorm with private shower & toilet, hair-dryer in the room, each bed has a lamp & outlet. Very clean. Staff are extremely friendly & helpful. Breakfast costs 4.50 Eur. Cafe & lounge. BBQ pork neck steak(3.50 Eur ) they serve in the courtyard every evening are delicious, although pork sausages(2.50) just so so. This place is like a hotel. Best hostel I've stayed so far.

Disliked: Storage drawer under bed makes too much noise every time you pull it out or push it back.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

paul harris

As a family with children

Family Holiday

02 June 2014 paul would recommend this property

Liked: all staff helpful,keeping site very clean . the signage was first class

Disliked: cannot think of any dislikes

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

29 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: lcatioon. Toilette and showers.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

25 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great atmosphere and positioning. The staff were also very helpful.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Jackson Lo

Alone

Relaxation/spa
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

20 May 2014 Jackson would recommend this property

Liked: Good internet, lots of centralized spaces within the building...close to tram and connections to everything.

Disliked: Nothing, to be honest.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

16 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great staff and location. Awesome bar.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Olena Moroz

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

15 May 2014 Olena would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, good location

Disliked: Nothing

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Iain Laidlaw

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

02 May 2014 Iain would recommend this property

Liked: Not here for long but i noticed a bar area and cafe. Heard a dj as well so good for socialising. There is a ping pong table as well if that's your thing.

Disliked: I was in a 4 bed room and it was very small. Barely enough space between the beds for two people to walk past at the same time. I am also sure i booked an 8 bed room so was confused when i walked in. However i believe this happened because other guests in my room had booked an all female room when they were in fact a m/f couple. This was maybe an attempt to fix the situation but i don't see why it meant i was moved to a smaller room. I would guess the 8 bed room would be even tighter for space. I was not charged any extra for being i. The smaller room so it did not bother me.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

28 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: As other Generators, nice and clean and new. Right by the underground. The guy at the front desk was soo nice and funny! He reminded me a lot of the actor Justin Long. The hangout room was AMAZING, really comfortable and cool feeling.

Disliked: Other ladies that worked there were rude as can be..cleaning ladies and other general staff involved with them. Some didn't speak English. I guess we're not meant to interact with these people but they were AWFUL. And unbelievably priced drinks at the bar.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break

23 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location was great. Our room was very clean and the beds were comfortable.

Disliked: The beds were very close to each other and there was not much free space in our room.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Ignacio Iglesias Raggio

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

23 April 2014 Ignacio would recommend this property

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Check in

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

21 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location, extremely clean, was more like hotel standards than hostels, great atmosphere.

Disliked: Service of staff really depends on who serves you, some were helpful others were not so much. Wish there was a bigger chill area that offered movies etc. not everyone wants to drink at the bar


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