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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I stayed here while travelling through Italy. The hostel was worth every euro, very modern and clean with a very young vibe. The lobby downstairs is actually a bar and they serve cheap food and drinks. Amazing location as it is just 2 Vaporetto stops away from Piazza San Marco (main bit), and you get GREAT views from the water...

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

Dear RuthSena, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Venice. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and great to see all the positive comments. Hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Generator Venice Team

Plympton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

It's pretty big for Venice. It has an awesome location, not far from everything. Really easy to find from the main station. Breakfast is over priced and average. The whole place is clean tidy modern. Dorms are cramped and small and if you're on the third floor you have to carry your suitcase up the last flight of stairs as...

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

Dear EFEE1, We really appreciate your constructive feedback and have shared this with our team here to discuss. It would be great to have the opportunity to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Generator Venice Team

Zuricj
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Me and my friend got a double bed instead of two beds, expwct from this it was quitr good. The bar under the hostel is awsome, and you meet alot of interesting people there, i might go there again....

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We checked in only to realize that my friend and I were not in the same room, or floor, even though we had booked the beds together. The front desk person told us to go up to one of our rooms and wait and hope the 20 other people that were still planning to arrive that night, would not show...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Being a Generator, this hostel is obviously super swanky - the lobby/bar/restaurant area is great and pretty lively at all times. It's a big hostel, so not a very home-y vibe. The receptionists weren't the friendliest bunch and my 10-person room was REALLY tight (no room for luggage - lockers are good though). Be warned - catching the Vaporetto boat...

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

Dear Bianca V, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Venice. We appreciate all your comments good or bad as it gives us a great guide on how we can improve our customer service and facilities. All your comments will be shared with the relevant departments for review. We hope to welcome you back to Venice in the...

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

I arrived at Generator Hostel well past midnight, during a terrible rainstorm. Luckily, the hostel was very easy to find and not far from the Vaporetto stop. One of my fondest memories of Venice was right outside the hostel, where I just reading a book right outside the hostel, Bathrooms could be a little cleaner though.

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

Dear rachelsaputro, Thank you so much for your great comments following your stay with us in Venice, its always amazing to hear that we’ve made someone’s stay in Venice really enjoyable. Hope to welcome you back in the near future. Best regards Generator Venice Team

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This hostel was located on a small island called guidecca and you have to get a bus boat there which costs 7.50 which wasnt too much of a problem. It was built in an old warehouse and the decor was fitting with this, it had a nice lounge area and a beautiful view from outside although there was no seating...

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

Dear Caitlin995, Thank you for your feedback We assure you that your complaint and feedback will give the opportunity to remedy any problem that may exist and help to improve our service further. We hope to welcome you back here in another occasion Best wishes Generator Venice Team

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The room and bedding was dirty. The whole hostel felt damp. It was disgusting. The elevator smelled like piss. No room between the beds, the least space provided per bed I have ever seen in a hostel. Our flight was changed by our airline because of the Air France strikes between 7/27-8/2. We informed the hostel upon check in and...

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Tingsryd, Sweden
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Super great location, but rooms are a bit tight with not much of an option as to where to put your luggage. Not outrageously expensive considering its location. One nice upside is the bar with some options as to snack food, but the breakfast was disappointing considering you had to pay for it...

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

Dear X2371JHjessicac, Thank you for taking the time to post your review after your stay with us in Venice. We appreciate all your comments, the hostel is located 5 minutes away from the city center and is the right place for enjoying amazing landscapes. Our cafe' and restaurant provide a wide range of plates for all the tastes, that is...

Reviewed 28 July 2016

My friend and I stayed in the Generator Hostel Venice whilst backpacking through Europe. The best part of this hostel is that it's located on La Giudecca (a smaller island, and welcomed break from more touristy areas) feet from the vaporetto stop Zitelle, and only one stop (5/10 minutes) to St. Mark's Square. We could even see the square from...

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

Dear Kyleigh M, 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...

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Staying in Giudecca

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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: €27 - €286 (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!”
 of 5 bubbles LuliChap, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bring headphones as you cannot control who will be in your shared rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles Cheyenne0515, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“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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“Just ask the reception”
 of 5 bubbles KevinSaey, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
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