The Generator Hamburg is in a central location with many attraction site close to it. There is a lounge for meeting people and an in-house bar where you can share drinks with friends. We also have DJ nights where we bring you DJs for your entertainment and warming you up for a great nightlife before stepping out.
Average dorm price: 13.71 €
With superb staff and a clean environment, the Backpackers ST. Pauli is a place to visit. They are poised to serve you and attend to your hostels needs in Hamburg. With activities ranging from live music to clubbing and to cap it all, a movie theatre just opposite the building, you are assured of a great nightlife.
Average dorm price: 18.45 €
Jugendherberge Hamburg Horner Rennbahn
The hostel is unarguably rated as the best value you can possibly get for your money. With lots of amenities on site, lively bar, barbeque facilities, serene garden and mini golf course, you are at the best place you can possibly be at Jugendherberge Hamburg Horner Rennbahn. It's a home away from home
Average dorm price: 26.5 €
Meininger Hamburg City Center
Friendly and social hostel with amazing and helpful staff. The hostel features a spacious common area where guests can meet each other. A cool on-site bar is always bustling from people. If you are too lazy to cook, chose some of the tasty meals prepared in their restaurant.
Average dorm price: 11.0 €
Jugendherberge Hamburg Auf dem Stintfang
Fun social hostel with a great location, nearby the most popular local bars and clubs. Highly recommended for young travellers and groups. The beautiful terrace with nice views is a perfect place where you can chill and meet other backpackers. Lively and buzzing on-site bar, always crowded with people.
Average dorm price: 25.0 €
What are the Party Hostels in Hamburg like?
- Best Party Hostels in Hamburg: Generator Hamburg; Backpackers St.Pauli; Jugendherberge Hamburg Horner Rennbahn
- Party hostel style: Party hostel
- Craziness level: Yes
- Parties on-site: Meininger Bar /Jugendherberge Bar
- Pub Crawls: Yes
Party hostels in Hamburg can get pretty wild. Even though some of them don’t have regular on-site parties, they do serve drinks before taking the guests for a pub crawls
Nightlife in Hamburg
Hamburg is one of the best clubbing hubs in Europe, with the hot clubs and buzzing bars on every corner. Locals are huge fans of beer and techno music, which is why you should visit Hamburg at least once in your lifetime. The city is hosting regular concerts of the world’s most famous musicians and DJs. No matter the season, dynamic Hamburg has always something to offer.
Basic information about nightlife in Hamburg:
Pubs and clubs closing times:
- Bars and pubs: Monday to Thursday until Monday to Thursday until 01 am – Weekends until 02 am
- Clubs: Monday to Thursday until Monday to Thursday until 04am – Friday and Saturday at 05am
- Average cover charge for clubs: free - 10 €
- Average price of pint of beer: 3 €
- Famous neighbourhoods for partying: St. Pauli, Sternschanze
- Famous events or parties: Hamburg Oktoberfest, mid of September
Best Party Areas in Hamburg
St. Pauli is the area where you should start your adventure. Here, you can find a famous Reeperbahn party street and Hamburg’s red light district. Just a short walk away from the popular Reeperbahn street, there is another nice party area, called Sternschanze. Sternschanze is a bit more exclusive, a trendy area with different vibes and atmosphere.
Party in Reeperbahn street
Reeperbahn street is a widely known 1-kilometre long street, crowded with amazing local and international bars and pubs. This is the place where you can try the best German, Jamaican, and even Japanese beer. Side streets offer nothing lee excitement, so feel free to get lost and explore the alternative places as well.
Very popular among the students, Ex-Sparr bar offers the cheapest beer in the neighbourhood, while the fancy Glanz & Gloria have the best cocktails for everyone’s taste. Molly Malone and Thomas Read are famous pubs, with a lively atmosphere and fun Irish spirit.
Party in Sternschanze
Known among the locals as just a ‘Schanze’, the area has a completely different atmosphere compared to the Reeperbahn street. Alternative vibes, designed cafes, and bars will give you a whole new experience of Hamburg’s party scene.
Kulturhaus 73 is a fun mixture of bars, clubs, cinemas, and cafés. Crowded with people during the day and night, the place is hosting daily events and concerts. Another famous party place is a vibrant Absinth Bar, with more than 400 tastes of this bohemian green spirit.
Party in Fishmarkt
After a crazy night out, the Fishmarkt is the inevitable place to visit. Hamburg’s fish market turns into a vibrant afterparty when young people come to taste traditional bun with fish. Of course, the meal is always followed by a good, local beer.
Dress codes & age restrictions
Casual clothes will give you no problem, especially in the easy-going districts like St. Pauli. Some of the guests wear even sneakers and t-shirts in the clubs. However, there are certain places which might require a more sophisticated look than shorts and sandals.
When It comes to age limit, Hamburg is known as one of the most liberal cities around the world. The minimum age for entering the bar, disco, or even striptease clubs is 16.