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Generator Hostel Dublin

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28 Smithfield Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
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Calne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just stayed the one night en route to the west coast , we arrived late and received a fine warm welcome and a very quick check in process , we had a twin room with en suite , which was of good size clean and tidy, we then had an early flawless check out after a good nights sleep, what... More 

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Brandon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked for a total of 5 people and all 5 of us went away satisfied with out stay. We loved having the restaurant and bar right there, as well as a bus stop near by. I would go back again but probably not in the summer as our room got pretty warm.

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Toronto, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pros: ensuite bathroom, warm duvet, good outlets and lights at each bunk, spacious and secure closed lockers underneath bunks (best ones I encountered on my trip), excellent wifi on 2nd floor, hostel not in touristy area, funky decor Cons: no soap at sink in bathroom (bring hand sanitizer!), loud people yelling outside at night (heard despite my earplugs!), people yelling... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spent one night (07.07.16) at the Generator and loved it. Took the 747 bus from the airport and a short walk to hostel. Registration will not check you in until 2 pm but there are lockers for a fee downstairs to store your belongings. Registration was easy and we booked a private room with bathroom. Access is secure keys required... 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. We hope you will come back and visit us again soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Double charged. I was told me, upon check out, that my booking company I paid through went bankrupt. They then required me to pay the cost of my stay again, despite telling them this was money I needed for my return home. I feel a more reputable company would shoulder the unfortunate responsibility, as they did accept the booking company's... More 

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

Dear Sara, Thank you for your recent review and comments. As you now know my reservations manager has been in touch with you and has resolved the unfortunate incident. I hope this has restored your faith in Generator and you will return to Dublin or one of our sister properties. Again, I do apologise for any inconvenience. Kind regards Maureen... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some friends and I stayed here for a few nights while in Dublin, and we didn't even feel like we were staying in a hostel. Attached to the old Jameson distillery, Generator has a really cool aesthetic. The rooms are fairly large and clean, and the hostel is only a short walk to the main areas of town.

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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 enjoyed your stay liked the atmosphere of the hostel. We hope to welcome you back to Dublin very soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Vassar, Michigan
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59 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Dublin for 3 nights at the hostel. Very good location and free wifi. Staff very friendly and the front desk had everything you made need if forgotten! Decent prices too. Very clean. Would stay again!

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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 found the staff friendly and helpful and that you would consider staying again. See you soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Madrid, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a traveler on a budget, this is possibly the worst place to go. They don't have a kitchen for customers to cook their own food, and they don't even allow you to keep food on the premises. They force you to either eat out, or choose from the small selection of burgers that they serve almost all day. 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. We do not provide a self catering kitchen as there are over 540 beds and we have our own food and beverage outlets to avail of. We are glad to hear that you found the staff friendly and there was a good atmosphere in your room. Kind regards... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would not stay anywhere else. I am a frquent visitor to Dublin and have stayed in other places only to be extremely disappointed. They have best service, friendly staff, location... Could not ask for more really!

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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 your stay was so positive and we hope you will be a frequent guest when your in Dublin. See you soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Dublin, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here before a concert a few weeks ago for a few beers. Very decent place, ordered burgers and chips. Probably one of the best burgers I've had in Dublin. Juicy and not overly cooked with a very healthy portion of chips too! Good selection of craft beers to top it all off. Will definitely be going back.

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your recent review on the Food and Beverage outlets at Generator Dublin. Delighted to hear you enjoyed our famous burgers and sampled our range of craft beers. See you again very soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You’ll find Generator Dublin in the heart of Smithfield Square in central Dublin. This newly fashionable area located between the developing museum district and the Four Courts District has plenty to do and see. Next door you’ll find the Jameson Distillery, one of the most popular attractions in the city. Dublin is a compact city and the best way to explore is on foot, so you don’t miss a thing. You’re a short walk from the infamous Guinness Storehouse with its un-missable 360 degree gravity bar, Temple Bar and the Spire. But while you are here make sure you soak up the atmosphere of the hostel. It’s a destination in its own right. Head to the bar and chill out areas and get yourself a well deserved drink or two and soak up the most eclectic and authentic entertainment for miles around. We have recently added a wide range of specialist craft beers both from local and afar. We’ve also great beds for sleepy heads and of course you’ll be enjoying Dublin life in the most stylish and authentic surroundings. Choose from a great selection of rooms, from Dorms, to Quads, to Private en-suites with innovative mod cons. Fast and free Wi-Fi is all yours too. To get the most out of your stay speak with any member of our team, their city expertise will help you devise an itinerary that will take you to all the hidden treasures this dynamic city has to offer. We’ll see you there soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Generator Hostel Dublin

Address: 28 Smithfield Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $25 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Generator Hostel Dublin 2*
Number of rooms: 106
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