Generator Hostel Dublin

Smithfield Square, Dublin, Ireland, 7  show map
 2 stars
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Generator Hostel Dublin

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid parking

Kitchen facilities
Air conditioning
Laundry

Self-service laundry

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

TV

Television in lobby

Elevator

Overview

The modern Generator Hostel Dublin is set in the center of Dublin. Founded in 1995, the hostel underwent a complete renovation in 2011. Such hostel facilities as a business center, a luggage storage, a convenience store, an elevator and a safe deposit box can be found on site.

Its location steps away from a tram stop allows to see a church, a castle and a cathedral in Dublin. Guests can enjoy a meal in Third Space and Cinnamon Cafe, which are located in a trendy area, just about 5 minutes’ walk from Generator Hostel Dublin.

Fast access to Dublin airport within 10 km is provided.

Rooms

Fashionable rooms include Private Room, Family Room, Double Room and Twin Room stocked with a personal computer, satellite TV, a seating area, an iron with ironing board and climate control. The guestrooms offer a contemporary interior and a wooden floor. Beds are appointed with lockers, reading lights and individual power sockets to suit the individual needs. The hostel has en suite bathrooms with hairdryers and towels.

Eat & Drink

A continental breakfast is offered at the bar.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of EUR 4 per person per night. 

Services

Guests of Generator Hostel Dublin can take advantage of room service, 24-hour reception and 24-hour security.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   106.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Entertainment
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Mirror
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

Smithfield Square, Dublin, Ireland, 7

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City Center
  • Dublin
    900 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Gallery Zozimus
    900 m
  • Rockarchive Gallery
    1.1 km
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Christophe's (cuisine: French)
    50 m
  • 3rd Still Restaurant (The Old Jameson Distillery) (cuisine: Irish)
    60 m
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    106

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
Size: 19 m²
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  • Private bathroom
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Room facilities
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    Dormitory Room
    Bed type: Bed in shared room or Beds in shared room
    Size: 19 m²
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    • Private bathroom
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    Bed in 6-8 Bed Mixed Dormitory (En Suite) Room

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      Shared Bathroom Dormitory Room
      Bed type: Bed in shared room
      Size: 19 m²
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        Quadruple Room
        Bed type: 2 Bunk beds or Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
        Size: 19 m²
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          Dorm Dormitory Room
          Bed type: Bed in shared room
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          Bunk bed in mixed dorm

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            Family Room
            Bed type: Double bed or Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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            Private Room
            Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
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            Standard|Standard Room, Ensuite (Private Room 6 Beds)

            Room facilities
              Private Quadruple Room
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              Quad Room Private Facilties

              How to reach hostel

              hostel Generator Hostel Dublin Dublin location
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              Hostel Address:

              Smithfield Square, Dublin, Ireland, 7

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Dublin
                900 m
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Gallery Zozimus
                900 m
              • Rockarchive Gallery
                1.1 km
              • Bus stop
                300 m
              Restaurants
              • Christophe's (cuisine: French)
                50 m
              • 3rd Still Restaurant (The Old Jameson Distillery) (cuisine: Irish)
                60 m
              Hostel information
              • Check-in:
                from  12 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of floors:
                5
              • Number of rooms:
                106

              Hotel Awards

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              Best Family Hotels in Ireland

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              Generator Hostel Dublin Location

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • National Photographic Archive - 500 m
              • Gallery Number One - 700 m
              • Dublins Viking Adventure - 700 m

              Popular areas

              • Smithfield - 100 m
              • Italian Quarter - 700 m

              Places of interest

              • St. Michan's Church - 200 m
              • Saint Michans Church - 200 m
              • The Four Courts Building - 400 m
              • Saint Mary's Abbey - 500 m
              • St. Audoen's Park - 500 m
              • St Audeon's Church - 500 m
              • Saint Audoen's Church - 500 m
              • St. Mary's Abbey - 500 m
              • St. Audoen's Church - 500 m
              • Nationalheiligtum Guinness - 700 m

              Convention centers

              • Smithfield - 100 m
              • Italian Quarter - 700 m

              Shopping areas

              • Old Jameson Distillery - 100 m
              • James Joyce House of the Dead - 400 m
              • National Museum of Ireland - 500 m
              • Dublinia & The Viking World - 700 m

              Amusement

              • Cook Street Park - 500 m

              Monuments and Landmarks

              • Chimney Viewing Tower - 100 m
              • Christ Church Cathedral - 700 m

              Museums

              • Dublinia Museum - 700 m
              • The National Leprechaun Museum - 700 m

              Universities, Institutes

              • Temple Street - The Children's Hospital - 700 m

              Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

              • Dr Declan Murray - 800 m

              Food and meals

              Local attractions

              • Trinity College Library Dublin - 1.5 km
                College St, Dublin
              • The Book of Kells - 1.5 km
                Long Library, Dublin
              • St. Stephen's Green - 1.7 km
                at the top end of Grafton St, Dublin
              • Trinity College - 1.6 km
                Grafton St., Dublin
              • St. Ann's Church - 1.5 km
                Dawson St., Dublin

              Near the hostel

              • Smithfield Chimney - 10 m
                Smithfield Village, Dublin
              • Four Courts - 380 m
                Inns Quay, Dublin
              • Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin - 710 m
                St. Michael's Hill, Dublin
              • Liberties - 700 m
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              • St. Michan's Church - 190 m
                Church St. Lower, Dublin
              • St. Audeon's Church - 570 m
                Cornmarket, Dublin
              • Christ Church Cathedral - 700 m
                Christchurch Place, Dublin

              Restaurants nearby

              • Christophe's - 50 m

                Address: Duck Lane, Smithfield

                71% likes this, based on 13 reviews
                Cuisine: French

              • Fresh - The Good Food Market - 60 m

                Address: Smithfield

                Cuisine: Irish

              • Bel Cibo Deli Pizzeria - 80 m

                Address: Smithfield Market Square

                51% likes this, based on 49 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian

              • 3rd Still Restaurant (The Old Jameson Distillery) - 60 m

                Address: Bow Street

                62% likes this, based on 64 reviews
                Cuisine: Irish

              • Third Space - 80 m

                Address: 14 Smithfield Market

                71% likes this, based on 68 reviews
                Cuisine: Irish

              Hostel information
              • Check-in:
                from  12 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of floors:
                5
              • Number of rooms:
                106

              Hotel Awards

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              Generator Hostel Dublin Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Generator Hostel Dublin

              Average guest rating

              8.2out of 10
              Fabulous
              Based on 550 reviews

              Guest reviews

              • Family with children
                10.0

                The beds were so comforatble and the linen very fresh, new and clean. The rooms are massive, plenty of room to move around in. The ensuites were large and always hot water. The staff were super friendly and very helpful with directions. Buffet continental breakfast was only 2.50 Euros and was perfect!! Rooms were quiet, you couldnt hear anything of the bar downstairs or from outside! The hostel is very secure by having card access only to the hostel itself and rooms. Highly recommended hostel!!

                There were many computers that were out of action so the line for computers to use the internet was a long one which was made worse by young children taking up computers to play games or people watching clips on You Tube!! I think the hostel should put up signs about the computer usage or limit the amount of time people can be on the computers. Those of us with our own laptops couldnt connect ot the wi fi for our entire stay. This need to be addressed!!

              • Single
                9.6

                The location was great, with easy access to the tram line and the hostel was extremely nice.

              • Couple
                10.0

                The hostel was excellent - very cheap but clean and the room was lovely. It was very secure and the staff were very helpful.

              • Group of friends
                9.2

                everything!!!!!!!!!! Rooms are sooooo clean, bathroom also, staff is very, very nice, its perfect!! l would live there if l could!!

              • Group of friends
                9.2

                We payed 54 euros for two nights at this new hostel. It was amazingly fresh and really good value for the money. We stayed in a 2 bed ensuite room that had better standard than a budget hotel. There are big public areas downstairs with computers, wifi, pooltables and a large bar area. A basic but cheap breakfast is served for 2,50 euros until 11 in the mornings. It's a 15 minute walk to the center of downtown or five minutes by tram. I really don't have anything to complain about!

              • Family with children
                7.8

                Funky and fun.

                No towels in the room and parking is tough.

              • Single
                9.2

                fantastic room, clean and I got what I paid for. Wanted to stay longer but there was no room on the day, staff were great in helping me find an alternative but it was no where near as good and was more expensive, plus I didn't get what I was promised when I arrived and they tried to charge me more. I was thankful generator did not do business that way

                The rooms doors closed too loudly, both the firedoors from the lift and individual room doors. Too many people came in and out of the firedoors so they did cause a nuisance and could be clearly heard by all room occupants. It can be stopped by putting sliding stoppers on the doors so they don't slam. Also directions to the place need to be clearer as I had trouble finding the place. Perhaps directing people from smithfield station rather than putting the address as smithfield sq might help?

              • Group of friends
                9.4

                A chic and cool new hostel, just what Dublin needs. Every city should have one! My friends and I had an absolute ball and were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the hostel. Breakfast for €2.50 and reasonably priced alcohol sure what more would you want! Thanks to all the staff who were great!

                Very warm in the bedroom

              • Single
                9.2

                Very cheap but very modern hostel.

                Booked for three nights but the cleaners assumed I had left after two. Came back on the third day to find all my stuff gone from the room. Got it back though with many apologies.

              • Single
                9.2

                It was perfectly clean and all new. Staff was very nice and helpful. It is very close to the Dublin center.

                People in the room arrived one by one until late in the night so it was a bit difficult to sleep though.

              • Older travelers
                9.6

                We were pleasently suprised, very clean, freindly helpful staff, excellent facilities and quiet on a night, I would highly recommend this hostel.

              • Single
                5.4

                It was very clean.

                lack of heat, wash cloths, soap and shampoo and customer care.

              • Single
                7.4

                Very good location in the centre of Dublin for a good price.

                I requested a 1 person room, instead I was given a 4 person room to myself. I did not enjoy sleeping in a bunkbed even though the bed was clean and comfortable enough.

              • Couple
                8.8

                Price, close to centre

                not enough furniture to clothes

              • Family with children
                7.8

                The atmosphere of the hostel was lovely- i particulrly liked the lively bar and cafe.

              How to reach hostel

              hostel Generator Hostel Dublin Dublin location
              Show big map »

              Hostel Address:

              Smithfield Square, Dublin, Ireland, 7

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Dublin
                900 m
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Gallery Zozimus
                900 m
              • Rockarchive Gallery
                1.1 km
              • Bus stop
                300 m
              Restaurants
              • Christophe's (cuisine: French)
                50 m
              • 3rd Still Restaurant (The Old Jameson Distillery) (cuisine: Irish)
                60 m
              Hostel information
              • Check-in:
                from  12 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of floors:
                5
              • Number of rooms:
                106

              Hotel Awards

              IrishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedDublinGenerator Hostel Dublin

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Family Hotels in Ireland

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