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b2ong
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Clean. Good location with water bus day pass, else too costly to travel between hostel and venice. 4.50 buffet breakfast is decent but lack variety. Bread, jam, ham, cheese, can fruit, yogurt, corn flakes, juice, coffee. No kitchen, hot water, microwave... facility not friendly for budget traveller.

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear b2ong, We really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback and for highlighting the areas we could look at improving. Your comments regarding the breakfast have already been shared with our team and our food and beverage manager will be continuing to monitor this. We will thrilled to welcome you back here in Venice Best wishes Generator...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Normally a hostel checks credit card info before confirming the reservation. Not the case here. Family room was confirmed 2 months before, only to be cancelled by the hostel the day of our arrival, due to a typing mistake in the expiry date. Our room was given to others and we were sent to a hotel elsewhere on "their expense"....

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Giudecca at an apartment for a long weekend. We discovered the Generator Hostel which was about 20 minute walk from our apartment. They have free WiFi and a funky bar area. Although we didn't stay at the hostel we decided to use it as our base each day to plan our activities and grab a bite to...

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear Tina, thank you for your wonderful feedback, we are happy to hear that you loved your stay with us! We hope to welcome back here in Venice or in another location in Europe soon Best wishes Venice Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Generator Venice is quite a place! My colleagues and I brought a large group of schoolchildren here for almost a week. The staff were superb and so patient with us: we arrived very tired and confused but were looked after so well. The lady at reception must have thought we were idiots - we couldn't even tell her how many...

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear Alfred T, It was a pleasure having you staying with us and we are delighted that your holiday was made so memorable. We very much hope to welcome you back soon. Thank you for choosing Generator for your stay here in Venice Warm regards, Generator Venice Team

Curitiba, Brazil
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Good price for venice, nice location, staff just ok (not very helpful), no kitchen, the breakfast is really poor, clean rooms, only a few bathrooms for the amount of beds, and they treat you as an idiot because they even charge you when you ask for a city map

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear dviencl, Thanks so much for sharing your Generator experience with us after your recent stay in Venice. I will be sure to share all of your concerns and feedback to the Team here and we hope to be able to welcome you back to Generator Venice again in the near future. All the best, Generator Venice Team

Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Excellent hostel. Good service, kind people, and overall clean and trendy. The bathroom was a little iffy, but still better than most hostels. There was a little dust on the shelf next to my bed and the floors were a bit dusty, but clean sheets and high quality. Very stylish as well. The location is off of the main venice...

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear Claire K, thank you for your fabulous review here on TripAdvisor We are thrilled to hear that we have been able to meet your expectations and be a part of your Venice adventure. We will be sharing your 4 star review with the Team Thank you for choosing Generator Venice and we hope we will see you again in...

Hamilton
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Very clean space, but out of the way. If you're staying more than a day or two, definitely get the pass so the water bus is cheaper. Hostel has great ambiance and decor on main floor with the cafe/bar/lounge space, though outlets to charge devices are sparse. Bathrooms are awkward, as there is only one hook for each shower, and...

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear DaCrup, Thank you for your review and feedback after your recent stay with us. We take on board all guest feedback and suggestions and we greatly appreciate the opportunity to continually work with our guests to improve the service and facilities we provide. Your comments will be shared with our team here I’d like to thank you for choosing...

Reviewed 12 October 2016

The hostel is in a really great location, two minutes away from the Zitelle stop (two stops from San Marco and 40 min from Piazzale Roma). The hostel is clean and modern, it's a little pricey but it's Venice... The staff were nice and the beds are good, the bunk beds are solid and they all have a light and...

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear Heloise A, Thank you for sharing your Generator experience with us after your recent stay. We appreciate all of your comments and suggestions and will be sharing these with the whole team here in Venice. We were delighted to hear that, for the most part, you had enjoyed your time with us and very much hope we will be...

Pilar, Argentina
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Dont feel scared about not being on the side of the central Plaza. It is really easy to move by boat and people on the hostel are really helpful. Location its really good.We like the common rooms but we would preferred to have a kitchen or microwave in order to cook a late meal (The hostel has a really suitable...

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear LuliChap, Many thanks for having posted your thoughts on Tripadvisor after your stay in Venice Your comments are greatly appreciated and valued here by the team as they help us to continually improve our service. We hope you will choose Generator Venice again in the future for your next trip in Venice Best wishes Venice Team

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Here is what's good about the hostel: Location is excellent. Design is cool. What's bad: It's just dirty. Bathrooms up on the floors, toilets down at the restaurant...simply dirty. You want to try not to touch anything - sink gets clogged, used paper towels pile up. And the breakfast is sad. It's basically the most processed and cheap stuff you...

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Fabio M, Direttore at Generator Hostel Venice, responded to this review

Dear CCansu, Firstly can I thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us after your recent stay. As I am sure you can imagine, with so many guests it’s great to get individual feedback to help us continually improve the service we provide. I am disappointed to hear your feedback as we have a team who...

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Giudecca
Giudecca is a retreat for Venetians away from the crowds. Symbolically, six metal teeth represent Venice’s six sestieri (districts); the seventh, Guidecca, points away from the others – part of Dorsoduro, but separated by the Giudecca Canal. Giudecca evolved from a center of shipyards and factories to a quiet residential area with a sprinkling of restaurants and bars. The majestic harmonious Redentore church stands as thanks for delivering Venice from the plague, hosting an annual heartfelt festival.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Generator VeniceSo you fancy a date with a suave Venetian? well you’ve come to the right place. I’ll make you feel right at home in this floating city of bridges and canals. I open my doors in June to the great and the good, so make sure you navigate your way here soon my little friend. I’m about to show hostels in Venice what a Renaissance really is. See you on my little Island of Giudecca, close enough to see it all happen, far enough to avoid the crowds. Just the way I like it. I am Generator hostel in Venice and I am much, much, much more than a hostel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Generator Hostel Venice

Address: Fondamenta Zitelle, 86, 30133 Venice, Italy
Region: Italy > Veneto > Province of Venice > City of Venice > Venice > Giudecca
Price Range: €28 - €288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Generator Hostel Venice 1*
Number of rooms: 29
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“13 beds room not a problem!”
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“Bring headphones as you cannot control who will be in your shared rooms!”
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“best views, cheap food & drink, lovely food, great staff, clean rooms, ideal location”
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“As with all hostels, the large dorms are cheaper, small ones are nicer.”
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