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Generator Hostel Dublin

2.0 of 5 28 Smithfield Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really liked Dublin, and I think half of the reason why is because of this hostel. The location is fairly central, anything is an easy 10 minutes walk away (shorter if you don't have midget legs like mine). It's really close to the LUAS line so if you take the aircoach it's really accessible. The vibe is great, people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have not done a lot of hostel travel on my trips but this particular accommodation was new and comfortable. Helpful staff and clean rooms were fantastic, obviously there was noise however that is all part and parcel of any hostel. The bar was enjoyable and fairly priced. The only downside being that the hostel was lacking kitchen options for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hostel this week. Was very clean and modern, but i would have liked kitchen facilities. If you are planning to eat out for every meal, then I would highly recommend this hostel. But as a backpacker, I expect facilities to prepare some of my own meals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't fault Generator, esp the hostel in Dublin. The bar staff- esp Alan were incredibly friendly, as were the other staff on duty. The food and facilities were always of a top standard. I really liked their coffee. The bathrooms were cleaned regularly and there was a DJ and band on the nights I stayed. I would recommend Generator... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The layout and design are good, comfortable beds with just enough space for a person and their luggage. The staff in general are mixed, there are some very good and others that do not give a warm irish welcome feeling. With Security you feel that they are wathing your every move, especially when you arrive back at the property late... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent great two weeks in Generator hostel, had a lot of fun, excellent food, comfy room. Guest service stuff were so helpful, especially Noemi. She made my trip even more exceptional. My recomendation.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed my stay at the hostel as it was lively and what I was looking for but the service let the experience down. security treated you like an intruder whenever coming in and out of the building, made me feel very uncomfortable. Myself and a friend brought a bottle of bulmers cider to share in our room before going... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights in a 4 person private room. Service-Helpful and always smiling. They were always willing to help us out to find a place to eat or see. Staff- Here i have a problem. When we didn't have toilet-paper, we asked the cleaning lady to give us a new roll, she came back in 15 minutes.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool bar, great atmosphere! The private twin room blew us away it was so clean and large. This place exceeded my expectations on quick trip to Dublin. The price was very good as well. Highly recommended!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very positive review on the Generator Dublin. Really glad that you enjoyed your stay and that you liked your spacious room. Hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel itself was very clean and the staff was very polite and helpful. It was my first time in Dublin and the staff was able to recommend where to go and what to see -- all of which was great in the amount of time we had. Hostel was pricey, everything we needed that is usually complimentary at other... 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. Really glad to hear you found the staff helpful and they helped you find places of interest for you to visit. We provide excellent ancillary services here at the hostel and our main aim is to ensure that guests have a comfortable, safe and enjoyable stay, thus our... 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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