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    Generator Hostel Dublin

    28 Smithfield Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
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    “bunk beds” (54 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
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    Reviewed 15 November 2016 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...More

    Thank travelling-ami
    Response from GeneratorDublin1, Manager at Generator Hostel DublinResponded 17 November 2016

    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

    Reviewed 15 November 2016

    We stayed here with a few friends for a couple of nights. The hostel is easy to find, because it's right next to the old Jameson distillery. We booked an 8 bed room, but they put us in a 5 bed room, which was great...More

    Thank Bart S
    Response from GeneratorDublin1, Manager at Generator Hostel DublinResponded 17 November 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your recent review on the Generator Dublin. We are delighted to hear that you and your friends enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards...More

    Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

    I stayed at Generator simply because I was alone and wanted to meet other people which I did by the way. I stayed at two previous hostels before generator and I must say that Generator was my least favorite. I booked an ensuite and the...More

    Thank Judie D
    Response from GeneratorDublin1, Manager at Generator Hostel DublinResponded 17 November 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Dublin. All the bedding for dorm rooms are put together and placed at the end of the bed to make sure that each person is allocated for the correct bed is in the correct...More

    Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

    When I arrived to generator it looked really busy and popular! Great bar and cafe. Interior design is lovely. The room was a bit small for the 6 person dorm and without a bathroom in the room I had to go down the the lower...More

    Thank p3433
    Response from GeneratorDublin1, Manager at Generator Hostel DublinResponded 17 November 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on the Generator Dublin. Great to hear you enjoyed the bar and café however I apologise that you found dust on your bed railing - I have passed your comment on to the housekeeping team. 80% of our...More

    Reviewed 9 November 2016

    Not the first generator hostel I've been to but they are all very good, always central and definitely visit again. I always think of them as a cross between a hotel and hostel room are very nice and well furnished, you can also stay in...More

    Thank Giulio m
    Response from GeneratorDublin1, Manager at Generator Hostel DublinResponded 17 November 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Dublin. Great to hear you enjoy staying at Generators and thank you for your positive comments. We hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager

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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$ 23 - US$ 274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 106
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    joycekhor1995
    10 November 2017|
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    Response from Jose T | Reviewed this property |
    I do not know. We booked a room of 3 people and if there was one. We were about to book one of 4 people that also had its own bathroom
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    Navera H
    6 September 2017|
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    Response from N9247VAkimberlyw | Reviewed this property |
    Not in the room that I stayed in ... I'd double check with the front desk .. there is also a store nearby that may sell a blow dryer .
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    ellkat54
    1 September 2017|
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    Response from Jessika R | Reviewed this property |
    I paid about $50 per night so I would imagine the $141 is for all 3 of you. Try adjusting you settings for 1 person to see what the cost is per person.
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    "Draft from window, ask for a bed not at the window"
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    "Higher level floors may be quieter, but further away from communal facilities."
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    "The room on the ground floor was quieter (unexpectedly, considering the events)"
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