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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
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ennis, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great room...tried to stay an extra night but not surprisingly they were booked. I slept SO well- SUPER comfortable beds! REALLY appreciated the blackout curtains. Everything was SO clean. Thank you for having such a good, inexpensive breakfast downstairs.

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Rice Lake, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was an amazing hostel. I would definitely recommend this hostel to anyone. Very clean hostel with a friendly and fun atmosphere. Also great location. In a very nice area of Dublin. Close to bars and close to food.

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Columbus, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clean, bright, and full of all the convenient things you need while on vacation. Of course it's a hostel, so this caters to a younger clientele, but people seem to be respectful of other guests (and the generator staff have many signs up reminding those staying there to be quiet in halls, etc which is nice). Single room for around... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hostel is excellent. Very clean and very cool vibe at the place. There is a really good bar on the ground floor which is great for meeting people and they often host events there as well. It is also really close to a tram stop and also an airlink bus stop which goes to the airport which is convenient.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don't get scared when you read this place is a hostel because it is more like a quirky, fun hotel that cater to literally everyone. The decoration itself has been cleverly done and really brings out the vibe in the place. The hostel staff are outgoing and always willing to help. I went with a group of like 8 girls... More 

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Oklahoma City, OK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I were pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness and atmosphere of this hostel. In a lot of ways, it is more like a hotel. There is a cafe, bar, and restaurant inside, they bring in live entertainment, which we really enjoyed, and the reception staff was pleasant and helpful. We could hear the music downstairs when we were... 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 and your husband enjoyed your stay so much and thank you for your comments on the friendly staff. We hope to welcome you back to Dublin in the future. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Belfast
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

hostel very well located for public transport and also within reasonable walking distance from city centre. stayed in a private twin room for one night. price of room was 51 euros. security and cleanliness good and beds comfortable. but no tv no tea/coffee making facility no bedside lamps no table in the room in other words very basic room indeed... 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 and thank your for your comments. We hope to welcome you back to Dublin in the near future. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Pescara, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Generator hostel is a great building near the st james wiskey factory, It is located on the opposite side of the river of the temple bar and is simply achievable by tram. It is clean, secure, and its staff is always friendly and available. There is everything you need in every moment of your day. i travelled a lot around... 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 kind comments about our friendly staff. Check out one of our other Generators across Europe for an equally great stay. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed my stay here. The hostel is brand new.. We stayed in a 6 bunk room with private ensuite and all clean and tidy. Cool vibes in the hostel.. Friendly staff. The bar area is modern/ industrial look and has sofas etc for chilling on. Really slow serving breakfast in the cafe area but hey it is a hostel.... 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 with us and thank you for your positive comments. We hope to welcome you back to Dublin in the near future. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in an 8 bedroom for 3 nights. The hostel itself is new, and has newer setups for the beds: lockers that fit all your stuff, outlets in every bed, a bar and a restaurant/cafe. My room was outrageously hot, though, and no one ever came to sweep it or clean up the trash during my 3 days. Between the... 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. I am sorry to hear that your stay was not as a pleasant as it should be. We have one member of staff deciated to cleaning stayover rooms on a daily basis so I am surprised that your room wasn't cleaned in 3 days. I have passed this... More 

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