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Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our room was nice and comfortable, the staff were very friendly and helpful. The only downside was the noise that the water pipes made at around 5AM in our room (No.405), I can only assume someone was enjoying and early morning shower. Other than this enjoyed the experience and would likely stay again for a similar weekend break with friends.

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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 with us and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While staying here, I really enjoy the common place. People chatting, quite loud music (nothing extreme :) and so so so good hamburgers. One night was also Christmas market in here - lovely <3 Point of just 4* from me is heating on my room which made so much noise I couldn't believe it. Even if I turn it down,... 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 however I do apologise re: the heating, I have passed it on to maintenance. We hope to see you back again very soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my stay at here. I did find the price a bit much in a 6 bed dorm, but I did book only a few days in advance. The hostel is nice and clean with new furniture. It is slightly away from the centre of dublin but dublin is small so only about a 20min walk to other... 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 overall and we hope to welcome you back very soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Portland, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Generator Hostel was a really nice place with great food, comfy beds, and an awesome lounge area with live music and a bar! It was only about a 20 minute walk from the shopping areas and sights like Trinity College, etc. I recommend 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 enjoyed your stay and thank you for the recommendation. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lacked a few home comforts,, needed a bigger sink in room and somewhere to put toiletries. General ambience very good as were staff and cleanliness. Location was good,, not too far from Temple Bar in quite a trendy area with a 'lighthouse cinema' opposite , near a tram stop--shame the Jameson factory wasn't open (refurb)

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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 with us and we hope to welcome you back to Dublin very soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with 4 friends whilst we were having a weekend away. Stayed in a two bed and three bed private bedroom with ensuites. Rooms were very comfortable and relatively clean and tidy. The hostel also had decent entertainment and reasonably priced foods i.e. 8 or 9 Euros for a burger or pizza. Would definately stay there again next time... 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 friends enjoyed your stay here with us and we hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first hostel experience and I was really impressed. My friend and I were in a 6 bed female only dorm with ensuite. The room was basic but that was expected given the low price. The staff were friendly and helpful, even printing our plane tickets free of charge. Although not a very central location, 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 Generator Dublin. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay overall and thank you for your comments. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for around 5nights was ok, food was around €10 a meal but that's what you pay in any hostel.... Was near a tram line to get back to city centre so that was a bonus... I just found the staff were a little rude some of them are but overall was alright

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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 overall however I do apologise that you found some of the staff a little rude, your comments have been passed to the relevant personnel. Again, thanks for your comments. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Galway, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great space, wonderful staff so friendly and helpful. Easy access to town, everyone was so considerate and respectful. Super clean. Lovely and warm, great activities and lovely food at cafe and the bar.

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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 found the staff friendly. We hope to welcome you back very soon to Dublin for another flying visit. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night at the Generator and had a great time. We were 6 girls staying in one room with bunk beds and bathroom. Room was clean and spacious, check in desk were friendly and polite. The Generator had a facility for a luggage locker which was cheaply priced and good sized - 6 of us only needed 2... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Dublin. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you and your friends back in the near future. 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: ₹ 1,841 - ₹ 14,592 (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”
 of 5 bubbles Saintphil23, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
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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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