Generator Hostels

A warm welcome to Generator Hostels, one of Europe’s fastest growing boutique accommodation brand located in the most central locations across Europe and USA.

Below you will find a complete list of Generator Hostels and their locations.

Generator Hostels offer an affordable luxury and social experience, with all properties boasting an onsite bar, cafe/restaurant, chill-out areas and a wide array of room types, from shared to private, luxury to budget.

They are also one of the top hostel chains in Europe.

Where are Generator Hostels located?

You can find Generator Hostels spread across Europe and USA. Their hostels can be found in the following major cities.

Also, we’ve added links directly to each of the hostels so you can check them out in more detail and book your stay.

In fact, Generator Dublin is our #2 hostel choice in our guide to the best hostels in Dublin.

We also handpicked Generator Hamburg as our #3 – check out all the best hostels in Hamburg for more info.

To make life easier for you, we’ve created a map for you which pinpoints every single Generator Hostel.

Can you currently travel and stay at Selina? (Covid Talk)

Yes, it is currently possible to stay at Generator Hostels in Europe and USA. Of course, these parts of the world are alway changing in relation to Covid-19, so it’s always best to double check on the official Generator Hostels website.

The Generator team have implemented many great health and safety protocols to ensure your stay is safe. They follow all of the CDC, WHO and local governments advice, adjusting their operational and cancellation systems as the situation develops.

For instance, they now offer an online check-in, as well as maintaining social distancing in public areas, plus masks and other hygiene products are available at their onsite travel shops and vending machines.

Please make sure you check your personal requirements. iVisa.com is a great resource to see how you can currently travel to countries in USA and Europe.

Our Favourite Generator Hostels

As part of our “Best Hostels in” guides, you will discover that we’ve selected certain Generator Hostels as our #1 choice in that destination. Here is a quick overview of our favourite Generator Hostels in Europe and USA to give you an idea of what to expect from this trendy hostel brand.

Generator Paris

Over in France, the Generator Paris team are eager to introduce you to an impressive rooftop bar on the 9th floor, outstanding food from the on-site restaurant and a stylish lounge area with games room.

This is easily the best pick for solo travellers and small groups visiting the city.

Location: In the lively 10th district of Paris aka TOP location!

This is our #1 choice in our guide to the best hostels in Paris.

Book Generator Paris here

Generator Rome

How does sleeping in a 19th century building with practical, modern facilities and 78 rooms to choose from sound? Dorm rooms are super spacious, and the views up on the 7th floor rooftop cannot be missed.

Female solo travellers and groups of friend especially love it here.

Location: An easy 10-minute walk from Roma Termini Central Station in the Monti neighborhood.

This is our #1 choice in our guide to the best hostels in Rome.

Book Generator Rome here

Generator Stockholm

Over in Sweden, Generator Stockholm has included beautiful ensuite bathrooms in every room! Bar Hilma is part of the hostel and happens to be full of great cocktails, food and fun events. Otherwise, chill in the lovely lounge area – it’s a great place to get some work done, too.

This is popular with small groups as the hostel specialises in group bookings.

Location: In the chic neighborhood of Torsgaten. Central Station is a quick 5-minute walk from here.

This is our #1 choice in our guide to the best hostels in Stockholm.

Book Generator Stockholm here

Generator Miami

It’s pretty easy to see why Generator Miami is our #1 choice when it comes to the best hostels in Miami:

  • Location 100 feet from the beach
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Poolside bar open until 2am

As there is a capacity of 300 people, this is perfect for social solo travellers that love to mingle.

Location: In South Beach District just seconds from the iconic Miami beach front.

Book Generator Miami here

Who stays at Generator Hostels?

Honestly, it’s difficult to pick out a traveller type that would not enjoy staying at Generator Hostels. Seeing as they provide curated events, varied room types, trendy design and central locations, these hostels are popular with a wide range of people.

As long as you’re after boutique hostel-hotel style and social vibes, we pretty sure you’ll love Generator!

Usually there is a mix of

  • Solo travellers + female solo traveller
  • Couples
  • Groups

Also, Generator knows how to party. There is usually always a launch party at a newly opened hostel, plus regular themed parties at all of their locations.

FYI: Generator London is one of the best party hostels in the world!

Who does not stay at Generator? If you’re a budget backpacker on a tight budget, you probably won’t stay here. Generator Hostels are located in central locations in the hottest destinations in Europe and USA. That means a higher price tag already, plus the boutique design and modern amenities that add to the cost.

Therefore, if your budget is super tight, this hostel brand may not be the most affordable for you.

The Ultimate Hostel Experience

Above all, Generator’s successful hostel concept offers an extraordinary stay during your travels around Europe and USA.

The award winning interior design, merged together with carefully curated events, seriously yummy food and the best night’s sleep in bespoke beds = a unique hostel-hotel hybrid experience.

Get ready for accommodations that are contemporary, central, stylish, social and safe!

How to book Generator Hostels?

You can book all Generator Hostels on the major booking portals like Hostelworld and Booking.com. We wrote a complete guide on the best hostel booking sites with all its pros and cons.

Generator Hostels Promo Code

We all love discounts. And we all love a promo code on such cool hostels, obviously. At the moment we do not have any special Generator Hostels Promo Code. On our site “Hostel Discounts” we always collect all of them, including Generator Hostel discounts.

You can bookmark this page or subscribe to our newsletter. Our newsletter is the quickest way to receive special promos we receive by so many hostels for our community.

In fact, our newsletter is the absolute best way to receive them and even more. There are some discount codes we are only allowed to share via email. It is completely free and we will let you know as soon as we receive a discount for Generator Hostels.

Generator vs Other Hostels

Below you find our detailed hostel guides for all major cities and destinations in the world. We compare only the absolute 3 best hostels in each destination. After all, you only need ONE great hostel!

We compare Generator vs other great hostels in cities like Rome, Venice and Amsterdam.

Common Questions / FAQ

Below we collected the most common questions about Generator Hotels, also known as Frequently Asked Questions.

Do Generator Hostels provide towels?

All the rooms in Miami and Washington DC hostels come with towels.

In hostels in Europe, all private single, twin and king rooms come with towels. If you’re staying in a shared room, towels can be rented at reception for a small charge.

How to book Generator Hostels?

You can book all Generator Hostels on the major booking portals like Hostelworld and Booking.com.

Are Generator Hostels worth it?

Absolutely! Generator Hostels are a high-standard boutique hostel brand offering a trendy design, social spaces, onsite bar-restaurant and an array of room types. It is recommended for solo travellers, couples and groups.

Does Generator accept pets?

Yes! Small and medium sized dogs are allowed in private rooms for an extra fee (this changes depending on the location).

Who owns Generator Hostels?

Generator began in 1995 as a brother and sister partnership, owned and ran by Louise and Kingsley Duffey. They started out with just two properties in London and Berlin. Since then, in 2017 Queensgate Investments acquired Generator with plans to build its reputation as a leader in hospitality, investing €300m into more hostels & assets!