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Generator Hostel Dublin

Hostelworld.comUS$ 37*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 111*
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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good place for young people, music, bar, good ambiance, maybe less interessant when you are with your family. The black point : the commercial face : the Wifi is free, but ALL the other services are to be paied (7€ to use the laundry, or the luggage room..)

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I think all the generator hostels are pretty good, Dublin was no exception. The rooms are spacious enough and always clean. The only bad thing I would have too say, is that sometimes there are these students groups from different parts of Europe and in my floor were some Spanish students that were extremely loud until 01 am or more....

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms weren't the best compared to other Generator Hostels I've stayed at, but nonetheless, I enjoyed my experience there. The breakfast was less than desirable, but the coffee was good. The bar was rather enjoyable. Decently priced drinks and friendly staff. The burgers we had for lunch were superb. I would honestly stay back at this hostel just for...

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Lukas K, Front Office Manager at Generator Hostel Dublin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Dublin and all positive comments. Great to hear you enjoyed our burgers and found the staff friendly. We will pass your comments about the breakfast to the relevant department. We hope to welcome you back to Dublin very soon. Best Regards Lukas Kantor Front of House Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great hostel in Dublin, been there with friends and it was very fun to stay at. Staff members are cool, the bar is open late and the room was very clean and well equiped. We booked a room for 4 with private bathroom, and it was just what we need for a week-end in Dublin.

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Lukas K, Front Office 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 found the staff friendly. We hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards Lukas Kantor Front of House Manager

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dublin overall is quite an expensive city first of, and this hostel has no fridge for guests of any sort which kind of forces you to eat out all weekend long, which becomes quite expensive. On the other end, this hostel seems like the best one in Dublin and is very nice and very trendy. Overall, regardless of how I...

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Lukas K, Front Office Manager at Generator Hostel Dublin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Dublin. Thank you for all positive comments and we are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy some elements of your stay. We don't have a self catering kitchen or fridge as we have ample food and beverage options for guests to avail of. Again, thank you for all...

Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't spend the night there, I was only performing. So just an evening. But what a great one! First, there was a conference/viewing/meeting room, warm, with soft sofas and perfect acoustics for the performance. Then, we had some fish&chips at the canteen, and finally some drinks (White Russian and Mojito!) and snooker at the bar. Wonderful, fun-loving staff :)...

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Lukas K, Front Office Manager at Generator Hostel Dublin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Dublin and all positive comments. Great to hear you enjoyed your evening and got to use all the outlets. We hope to welcome you back to Dublin very soon. Best Regards Lukas Kantor Front of House Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Dublin in Feb for a mates birthday. The whole trip was great but just so expensive but that's Dublin for you I guess. The hostel was really nice and modern but more like a hotel than a hostel and i guess for the price we paid we'd of been better getting a budget hotel. It was a great environment...

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Lukas K, Front Office 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 our hostel. Thank you and we hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards Lukas Kantor Front of House Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of three and really got our moneys worth. Helpful staff, nice bar og cheap prices all together made this a good stay. Bunk beds were not the best, but according to the price of course! Satisfied group

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Lukas K, Front Office 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 see you back in Dublin very soon. Kind Regards Lukas Kantor Front of House Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Hostel ever! Young and old alike great coffee bar and nightly music. Washers & dryers and pool tables and supplies in case you forgot something - Airline lost my luggage and Hostel staff signed for it and let me know it had arrived. Wonderful group of people! Oh yah a security guard at the front door - it is...

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Lukas K, Front Office 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 thanks for all the positive comments. We hope to see you again very soon. Best Regards Lukas Kantor Front of House Manager

Brasov, Romania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made my trip in Dublin on 15 February, the same date me and my friend took our room at the Generator Hostel in Dublin. We had a room with 4 beds just for us in excuse they didn't had the right room (we booked a room with 2 beds). It was clan but a little bit cold.All in all...

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Lukas K, Front Office Manager at Generator Hostel Dublin, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Dublin. We do apologize for the room type and will pass your comments to the relevant department. We hope to see you again. Best Regards Lukas Kantor Front of House Manager

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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: ₹ 2,119 - ₹ 19,134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Generator Hostel Dublin 2*
Number of rooms: 106
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