Generator Hostel Dublin

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Average rate: $10 - Hotel class: 1 star
Smithfield Square, Dublin, Ireland

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Generator Hostel Dublin Reviews

jdig0304 jdig0304
35 reviews
Awesome Mar 21, 2012
The only problem with this hostel is location but it is near public transportation and even Temple Bar is within 10 minutes walking. It is located right behind the Old Jameson Distillery, which will probably be a stop for sightseeing anyway. The bar is great and turns into a dance floor on occasion as a DJ spins music. Drinks are average price, pint of Guinness is about 5 euro. The rooms are great and staff is friendly. Easy to meet people if you are travelling alone. Highly Recommend staying here
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dotalina dotalina
1 reviews
Great value, central location, friendly staff Mar 18, 2012
Stayed in Generator Hostel in Dublin over NYE with 2 friends. Given that it was during one of the most popular times of the year, we still had a private room with 4 beds (2 bunk beds).

Basic but comfortable - the decoration in the communal areas (bar, chill out area etc) was amazing - modern and welcoming. Specially liked the lamp fittings made of Jameson Whiskey bottles! :) Room was basic but clean, as was the bathroom. Bedding provided but bring your own towels! Location wise, it is right next to the Jameson Distillery. About 20 minutes to Temple Bar. And right on the tourist bus routes. Also, about 30 seconds walk to nearest tram stop. Perfect for a stay in Dublin if you need something secure, cheap and friendly.
Guillaume084 Guillaum…
4 reviews
Alright, i guess Jan 07, 2012
This hostel was a bit too modern for my taste. When i walked in i felt like i was in some sort of cheap club with all the colorful light and awful music playing. The staff was ok but nothing fancy about them. The room itself was alright. I was in a 6 bed dorm with very unfriendly peoples so it didn't make it better. The beds were great. With each a little light and plug socket, its was well made. The bathroom was not the greatest. It was smelly not very clean.

The location is good tho, close to the tram and a short 5 min walk to the airport bus stop.

I would recommend it if you want to meet young peoples but for sure ill never go there again.
stripes stripes
1 reviews
Brand new Hostel in area currently being improved upon Sep 18, 2011
I have been staying at the brand new Generator Hostel in Dublin for the past few nights which opened in July 2011. Being so new, it is very modern & clean. It has free wi-fi all throughout the building which works great and it also has computers available if you need them. I'm staying in a 6-bed dorm that is actually quite spacious and the bathroom is a good size. Towels are not provided in the rooms but are available for free at the front desk. There is a lot of common area for all the travelers to use and lots of tv's all over to watch which are pretty much all on various sports channels. The only thing I did not really like is that there is no refrigerator in the kitchen which I wish I would have known before I bought things that needed to be kept in one! Also, the kitchen also always seemed to be out of soap so I'm sure the dishes were not so clean. The hostel itself was a little hard to find as it doesn't really have an actual street address and is not really on an actual road. The area is a little sketchy at night and it seems that there are a lot of closed down office/business spaces in the area that are available to let. It's a short walk to the main areas of Dublin. But the hostel is very safe. I arrived late at night on a Friday & there were staff situated outside the hostel keeping an eye on things. Key cards are required to get in to the building, use the elevator and get in your rooms. A basic buffet breakfast is available until 11 every morning for 2.50 Euro which serves fruit, yogurt, toast, a variety of cold cereals, juice, tea & coffee.

Overall, I would definitely stay here again and would highly recommend it!

Generator Hostel Amenities

  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Disabled Access
  • Tour Desk
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Housekeeping
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Medical Assistance Available
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • In Room Movies
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Excursions
  • Walking
  • Nightclubs
  • Computer
  • Direct dial phone
  • Ticket Service
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Disabled Accessible Rooms
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Towels
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Cots
  • Games Available
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Luggage Storage
  • Vending Machines
  • Family Room
  • Self Laundry
  • Doctor on call

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