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Generator Hostel Dublin

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28 Smithfield Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
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Danbury, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Eleven 40-somethings from Essex! We didn't have very high expectations as we'd only paid £12.50/night. But we were thrilled! The rooms were basic but clean and just what we needed for the weekend. Didn't fancy the breakfast but went to the cafe next door for a great brunch. Sometimes noisy but that's to be expected. It had everything we needed.... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently stayed at the Generator Hostel for my stag do, and overall the value and service was fantastic. It's in an excellent location (or at least it was for what we wanted) and the rooms and facilities were very good. The only disappointing thing was the breakfast service - we waited 15 minutes for more food to arrive before... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was on a filming job in Ireland and myself and the film crew stayed here for one night whilst in Dublin. There were 3 of us plus our gear so the producer booked a private 4 bed room for us which cost about €130 at the time for the room and breakfast for each of us. Split 4 ways... More 

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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a great stay at Generator in an 8-bed dorm. Bathroom and shower facilities were very good. The only negative was the service at breakfast. There were a lot of items sold out when we arrived at the counter and we were advised to come back in 10-15 mins when more would be ready. We were happy enough to do... 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. Great to hear you found the bathroom and shower facilities very good however I do apologise with the service you experienced in the café. I have forwarded this to the F & B team for review and to try and come up with a system to eliminate the... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at a quadruple room with a bathroom and we all were very pleased. We didn't spend much time in the hostel but we saw a nice big meeting area/bar/ restaurant full of people. It was affordable sine we only paid approximately £10 (15€) a night, breakfast included (although to be honest we found it quite poor... But it... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on the Generator Dublin. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay, breakfast is just a light continental but the option to upgrade to a full Irish is there if needed in the café. We hope to welcome you back to Dublin in the near future. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came for three nights. Had a private room with an en suite and the room was much bigger than I was expecting and contained twin beds, a table and a small hanging area for clothes. Basic but it's everything you need. It's also spotlessly clean. On the first night we were woken up by some inconsiderate douche bags above us... 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. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay so much and thank you for your positive comments. We hope to see you back in Dublin very soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and a group of my very best friends decided to go for a few drinks at this place as it looked nice. Unfortunately the experience was tarred by the sub bar barman :(. The beer also smelled like bum . Bar staff just need to be polite and know what they are selling. This person had neither skills. Really... 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 Bar. I do apologise that you found the bar sub standard. I actually remember your group and I believe you were given fresh pints of another beer immediately following your complaint, we also had a rep test the beer that evening which he found it to be perfectly fine... More 

Paris, France
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The staff were absolutely amazing and really helpful. The bathrooms were always nice and clean and the showers were really good. The location wasn't the best, although it was close to the bus and tram, it was about 1.5km walk to Temple Bar and other popular areas.

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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 found the staff helpful and the bathrooms clean - two top priorities. We hope to welcome you back to Dublin very soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Belmullet, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful place in a easy location to find and get to. staff are brilliant, really helpful, friendly, pleasant and always smiling. rooms and facilities are always clean. beautiful place to stay a and i have recommended this place to friends and family already

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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 found the staff friendly, that is one of our top priorities. Thank you for the recommendation and we will see you soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location and great facilities. The room and bathroom were clean.Breakfast was also good. You can leave your luggage in lockers before checking in but found them a little bit expensive. Have some Euros coins ready. Do not miss the vintage shop on the same square!

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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. Delighted to hear you found the facilities clean and enjoyed Breakfast. I agree - great vintage shop! Hope to see you back in Dublin very soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

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