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In true Scandinavian fashion, at Gen Copenhagen less is more. Once a Phillipe Starck development, the six-storey property is complimented by a lively and playful interior complete with intricate lighting and a dashing outdoor terrace. A runway leads you from reception into the swanky bar, with a pristine café and an LED-lit Generator ‘G’ along the way. Head down to Copenhagen’s harbour for captivating views or stay at the hostel for a game of boules in our Petanque bar. Stay in a shared room or go private, we’ve got you covered. Book now.

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Play Petanqué

Join us on our terrace for a game of boules; bring your friends and take advantage of our tasty selection of cocktails and platters while you play. Visit the Petanqué bar website for more info.

Wi-Fi on the Fly

Available across all areas of the hostel so you can always stay connected.


Open 24 hours. Relax, unwind and socialise as late or as early as you like. Sports fans, we show most games on the big screen.

Inspiring Events

Live music, DJ’s, art collaborations and unmissable hostel events featuring the best local talent.


Seize the day with our continental breakfast between 7am – 10am for just 75 DKK (or 65 DKK if booked in advance)


#Genmunch. A choice of authentic and locally influenced food available between 12pm - 10 pm every day in the hostel.


Got the munchies? Graze from our vending machines any time of the day.

Great Rooms

We’ve got a wide selection of contemporary privates, twins and shared rooms with crisp white linen and lockable storage all available at great rates. Twin rooms come with complimentary towels. Our Barcelona, Mitte and Venice properties are all en-suite.


Private showers on every floor of the hostel. En-suite room options also available.


Open 24 hours a day. Washing and drying is 25 DKK each, soap is also 25 DKK. Ask reception if you need an iron.

24 Hour reception 

Reception is open 24 hours a day with a Duty Manager always around to help.

Luggage store

Secure storage room in the hostel to keep your luggage safe from 20 DKK

Good people

Our hostel staff are incredibly friendly, multi lingual and know the city inside out. They’re on hand to help with anything you need, just ask.

Travel shop

Come to our travel shop for city tour tickets and more. We’ve also got a free guided walking tour available daily.


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