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Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

This place is a pretty legit place to stay! I can see why some people say it has a hotel not a hostel kinda feel.. but I like that kinda thing!! Everything is nice and clean, the beds are comfortable and the staff is very nice! However I did get sick something bad from the restaurant downstairs.. Maybe it's a... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Lovely Dublin people good hostel recommended please stay here in Ireland this hoistel has everything that you want from the moment you walk in best hostel I have stayed at Good rates No complaints ........... Only comment bit far from beach but we knew that

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Warm friendly welcome, impressive communal area with plenty to see/do..rooms were clean and comfortable... No negatives whatsoever..live bands, seperate dining area, games lounge, decent priced drinks at the bar, loved it!

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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 liked your stay so much and thank you for your positive comments. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Groningen, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Excellent location , clean and thats it. But i think they are more focus on the bar than the hostel experience . I went before St Patricks day and they told me that night they had a big celebration(like the entire country) and it would be crowded and drinks will be expensive , i asked how much and the guy... 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. Glad to hear you found it clean and liked the location. I am sure that the staff member was just trying to inform you that it was expensive and booked out for your benefit but I do apologise if you think they didn't care. We hope to see... More 

Ireland
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

I would not stay here again for the following reasons: There were no kitchen facilities. I was informed that hot food consumed on the premises has to be provided by the in-house cafe/restaurant. There was only a sink in the six-bed dorm. Showers/toilets were on the next floor! The showers/toilets were generally unclean with blood-stained tissues at the sinks on... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review. As we have ample food and beverage facilities for our guests to enjoy we do not have a self-catering kitchen. We also have dorm rooms with a bathroom included that might have suited you better for a small price extra. The public showers are cleaned 3 times a day and checked regularly... More 

Manaus, AM
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

I simply love this place.. Has a great location, clean ambient (rooms, lobby and bathrooms), has a restaurant and a pub.. I stayed here for 2 weeks and I would go back everytime to have some pints and enjoy the music. You have restaurants and markets right outside, and the Jameson Brewery is just outside the door, a great place... 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. Great to hear you enjoyed your two weeks here and we hope to see you for a pint very soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We've stayed here several times and we love it! It's trendy and there's a great atmosphere. The rooms are stylishly decorated. Lovely food too. For its location and quality it is very cheap. I've always enjoyed myself when I've stayed here so definitely be back!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the recent review on the Generator Dublin. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the positive comments. We are delighted that you will be back. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

First of all, yes, it's a trendy hostel, so it looks nice and has a lot of activities. I initially booked a mixed dorm, but I arrived very early in the morning and realized majority of guests checking out were males, some in big groups. So I requested to change to an all-female dorm, and the staff was kind enough... 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 room and got to stay in an all female dorm. We allocate female dorms according to the amount of people requesting it so you should always be able to reserve one unless the hostel is fully booked. As we have over 540... More 

Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

Only stayed a night, good beds incl charger docks and massive under bed locker.plenty of showers& toilets. Everywhere was clean and the bar area seemed like good fun.unfortunately had no time to go there. def will 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. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back to Dublin very soon and hopefully next time you can get to enjoyed the bar and activities. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Generator for a few nights at the end of our last Ireland trip. It's clean and the room we had was quite large for the number of beds in it. It was also quiet, which was a relief to those of us who like our sleep. The bathroom was not the most practical however, and 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. Great to hear you found your room clean and quiet however I do apologise re: the shower, our maintenance team are aware and our constantly checking showers daily at the moment. We hope to welcome you back to Dublin 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
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $36 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Generator Hostel Dublin 2*
Number of rooms: 106
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“Private rooms on the 4th floor seemed very quiet considering this was a hostel”
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“get ground level and avoid the lifts, grocery store across the square with good food and drinks.”
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“Bring a towel, or else you have to "rent" one for a couple of euros.”
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“Nice staff, great atmosphere and has a nice bar inside!!”
 of 5 bubbles AgustinLagresta, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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