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Generator Hostel Dublin

2.0 of 5 28 Smithfield Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

very happy with my stay at generator dublin, the staff were friendly and welcoming. I had stayed at a couple of generator hostel prior to my stay at dublin and i was not disappointed the interior was great, the rooms clean and functional. very happy with my stay. definitely will be coming back :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was really happy with the location of this Hostel. It is a block away from the Jameson Distillery, close to public transportation, and has a grocery store across the street. I had a lot of fun staying here as the front desk staff directed my anywhere I needed to go. They set me up with a tour, which was... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for a few nights last week, great value, good wifi, nice craft beers, clean rooms and large storage lockers. Located close to LUAS line with easy access to Dublin city centre (3 minutes). Enjoyed it and will return again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We accidentally came across this hostel on a previous visit to Dublin so were aware of its position, not the nearest to the city centre but within easy walking distance (or tram if wet). We used it as a bed and breakfast hotel rather than a hostel and were not displeased. On arrival our private room was not ready but... 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. Thank you for listing all your points about the bedroom they have been noted. In reference to external food we do not allow this as we provide extensive food and beverage offerings of our own. Hope to welcome you back to this Generator or indeed one of our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for one night at the generator after a terrible two night stay at the abbey courts hostel. The generator staff were so welcoming and although I was early to check in as soon as I entered the lobby I was immediately at ease the place was bright welcoming and relaxing. Once I got to my room it was... More

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

Dear Siobhan, Thanks so much for your recent review on the Generator Dublin. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and found the hostel homely. We will be your saving grace anytime! See you soon. Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I walked in I was greeted by some of the kindest and most helpful people in the world. The rooms are very clean and modern. Location is perfect, not too close or too far from the city centre. And the Smithfield area is has so much with a fabulous independent film cinema, a grocery store, two good restaurants for... More

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for your recent review on the Generator. Glad to hear you thought it was the best hostel you have ever stayed in. Great to read all your points really helps fellow travellers. Hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't normally leave reviews but I feel this needs to become known. Hostel and accommodation aside the cafe service here is so below par it is ridiculous. I had breakfast here 2 or 3 times during my stay. Each time I was never greeted with a good morning let alone a hello. Nobody looked like they wanted to be... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your recent review on the Generator Dublin. I do apologise that you felt the service in the cafe was sub standard. I have passed your comments over to the food and beverage team to make action immediately. We feel very strongly about our customer service and would like all guests... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trendy modern reception and bar.Staff is very helpfull. Comfortable beds in a spacy though very noisy room. clean Take granola with berrys for breakfast, stay away from the expensive full irish breakfast. Location is ok for visiting Dublin.

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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. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and thanks for the recomendation for the homemade granola with berries. Check out one of our other Generators across Europe you won't be disappointed. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More

Glengarriff, Irland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i suppose everybody who goes to a hostel has earplugs in his luggage. armed with those useful devices you can be sure this is a first place accommodation for price conscious tourists (check prices before booking, we five "girls" sharing the room payed from 30 to 70 euros - the cheapest was the girl who had booked just two days... More

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

Dear guest, Thanks you for leaving your recent review on the Generator Dublin. Great to hear you enjoyed all elements of your stay and thank you for leaving such a detailed review. I am sorry to hear about your kindle - I do hope the duty manager investigated it for you at the time. Hope to see you back very... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped off at the generator for a drink and a sit down after covering some miles in Dublin. The staff were lovely and the cocktails were just as nice, two for ten euro!! We hadn't realised it was a hostel, just thought it was an Internet cafe/bar... So cannot comment on the rooms or facilities, but the bar was... More

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

Dear Danielle, Thanks for putting up a review on the Generator Bar. Great to hear you enjoyed the cocktails and found the staff friendly. We are open to the General public for food and drinks as well as providing accommodation. Hopefully you will come back to Dublin in the future and stay with us. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More

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Address: 28 Smithfield Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Generator Hostel Dublin 2*
Number of rooms: 106
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