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Generator Hostel Dublin

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28 Smithfield Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I really enjoyed the atmosphere at the Generator in Dublin. People attending front desk, the cleaning team and people working at the restaurant, café and bar are amazingly nice, There are a lot of activities available for all taste (yoga, whiskey class, etc) Plenty of facilities: you will never run out of electrical outlets or wait for an available shower,... More 

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Saarbrucken, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wifi was very good, there is no common kitchen. The common room was VERY loud, especially from 8 p.m. The toilets and shower were not cleaned daily, therefore the hygiene conditions were not the best.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Only stayed for a night but was very clean and tidy! Loved listening to the live music down in the bar and having a few beers before heading out in Dublin! Highly recommend this hostel! One of my favorites, will definitely be back!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here during a weekendtrip to Dublin. The staff was really friendly, the rooms were simple but clean and the food was really good! It's only a 10 minute walk to the city centre and you're only 1 minute away from the Jameson destilery. There was live music every night we where there! Good hostel for a good price!... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here at the Generator Hostel beginning of March. I was quite wary about staying in hostels because of the things you hear about them however it was one of the best times i have ever had !!! The hostel was very smart and funky! It was all very clean and tidy and did not feel like a hostel... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff was rude from the minute we walked in. Treated us like younger kids than needed lectures despite being a married couple over thirty. We had construction outside (I mean directly right beside) our room, and got left a fairly rude note about it. No one at the desk had the guts to actually tell us before we got... More 

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Grande Prairie, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a nice hostel (previously a hotel which they converted I believe) the people we met there were very nice and the hostel was clean and well kept, a little far from where we were visiting but super close to a train station if you're looking.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very clean, beds are quite comfortable. The prepaid breakfast isn't very good: just bread (no toaster), boiled eggs, corn flakes and crisped rice cereal. I was in room 226 and music and talking from the bar was very loud and continued until after 2am.

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Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent atmosphere, good location, services and facilities. People from all over the world and any kind of facilities around the area. Good connections for the Luas and bus to the airport. A variety of restaurants and cafes in the surroundings.

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GeneratorDublin1, Manager at Generator Hostel Dublin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Dublin. Great to hear you enjoyed the facilities and services. We hope to welcome you back to Dublin in the near future for another visit. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is so much more than a Hostel. The facilities here are great. There is a 24 hour Reception, plenty of seating in the Foyer, a Bar, Restaurant and Game areas with Pool Tables and suchlike. Located in Smithfields it is ideally sited for the City Centre and there is the Luas (Tram) within 100 yards along with a stop... More 

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GeneratorDublin1, Manager at Generator Hostel Dublin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Dublin. Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay so much and made full use of all the facilities. We hope to see you back again in the near future. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

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