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Generator Hostel Dublin

2.0 of 5 28 Smithfield Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
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Vienna, Austria
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed there for three nights in two different rooms. The rooms were completely ok and the beds comfortable. The bathrooms already show mold even though the hostel is quite new. WIFI worked well, also in the rooms. I don't like their policy of charging for every extra though! No free luggage storage, no breakfast included. No place to prepare a... 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. The hostel provides extensive Food and Beverage options at competive prices alongside nightly entertainment for our guests to enjoy, hence why we don't have facilities to cook. I will also look into your comment re: the bathroom. We welcome all comments positive and negative as we always strive... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here for St Patrick's weekend, the accommodation and a amenities are exceptional, everything was clean and modern. It was a well thought out hostel with light and plug socket on every bed, the shower facilities and toilets were spotless. I had such a happy stay here.

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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 St. Patricks weekend with us - always a fun time - lots of events going on. Hope you will be returning for round two next year!! Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More

Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hostel was very easy to find and only a 2 minute walk away from the tram stop. Just opposite a cinema. In we went to be greeted by very friendly staff, we were given our room keys and up we went. What we found was beyond our wildest dreams. What can only be described as 2 triple sized beds... 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. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay, liked the food and found the staff friendly. Hope you can make another trip across the water very soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked by a friend for a party of six, I was very pleasantly surprised at the hostel's interior, rooms, location and value. It has a funky vibe to its reception with extremely helpful staff. If you have forgotten a towel then you can pick one up for reception for 2 euros for the whole of your stay. Room was comfortable... More

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to post your recent review on the Generator Hostel Dublin. Glad to hear you and your friends enjoyed your stay. Check out one of our other Generator hostels around Europe you will not be disappointed. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the minute we walked through the door we were 'wowed' we had only paid £14 a night, in Dublin so we really weren't expecting much at all but everything about this place was great. The decoration was fun but not tacky. This was from the front door to the bedrooms. I loved the contrast of graffiti and bricks and... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review. Really glad to hear you had such a nice stay and the staff were helpful when you friend was ill. Hope to welcome you back in the future and thanks again. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More

Port Aransas, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I want to give a big shout out to the Generator Hostel in Dublin. They helped me tell my now new boyfriend that I wanted to be with him. Back story so ya'll are not confused. He sent me flowers asking me to be his girlfriend and I had originally said I was not ready, but by the time he... More

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

Good afternoon, Thanks for the kind words. We were happy to help you get a message to your now boyfriend :) Hope to see you in Dublin sometime. #Genlove Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More

Sao Paulo, SP
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this hostel with a friend of mine for a short stay of 2 nights at Dublin. I honestly did not hear good things from friends who have stayed in hostels before so I was actually expecting the worst, but it turned out that this hostel was as good as a hotel but iat a more affordable rate.... 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. Really glad to hear you and your friend enjoyed your stay. All the Generator's are designed for both high quality and comfort, happy to hear you were pleasantly surprised! Hope you will join us again for another stay in the future. Kind regards... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Through my travels this is by far the best hostel I have stayed at. The hostel was clean and livable. I was in a 6 person room and it was huge. The staff was great and helped me plan a day trip to Northern Ireland and was able to answer all of my questions. The food at the hostel was... 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 Dublin Generator. Great to hear such nice comments and really glad to hear the staff were friendly and able to answer all your questions. Hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More

Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last year around Christmas time and I have wanted to go back ever since. Hands down the best hostel I've ever stayed in - fun, affordable and stylish. The bar downstairs is great and the food was good too.

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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 like the hostel and you were looking forward to coming back. See you again soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More

Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here this past weekend with a group. Great hostel, very lively and clean. The staff was great, incredibly friendly and helpful. I felt very safe at this hostel, and will definitely look to return soon. Thanks!

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for your recent review on the Generator Dublin. Great to hear you found the staff friendly as that is our main focus. Hope to welcome you back in the near future. 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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