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Hotel Description

Generator Dublin's good location gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Old Jameson Distillery. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus a bar and a coffee shop/café. Built in 1995, this 2-star hostel has 108 rooms over 6 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi in each room.

  • All rooms offer showers
  • Free WiFi
  • Grab something to eat at the coffee shop/café or stop for a drink at the bar/lounge
  • Full breakfast offered for a fee
  • Amenities include a front-desk safe, a meeting room and convenience store
  • Guests have good things to say about the accommodation for the cleanliness and low noise level
  • Steps from Old Jameson Distillery and 7 minutes on foot from Four Courts

5-bed Private Dormitory Room Ensuite

Bed Count 5 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
£83* Per night/room 15 Sep - 16 Sep

10-bed Female Only Private Dormitory Room Ensuite

Bed Count 10 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 10 Max

Standard Room, Ensuite (Private Room 6 Beds)

Bed Count 6 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

8-bed Private Dormitory Room Ensuite

Bed Count 8 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

1 bed in 10-bed Female Only Dormitory Room Ensuite

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

1 bed in 6-bed Female Only Dormitory Room Ensuite

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Generator Dublin ratings based on 26 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Generator Dublin

Everyone (11) Couples (2) Business (2) Family (3) Friends (3) Other (3)
4 out of 5
The hostel is well placed and aesthetical is very appealing. Staff was nice. We had a 5 bed ensuite. The shower / toilet were not clean enough, there was hair in the drain.

Posted by on 31 Jul 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

31 Jul 2019 by Rachel

Hi, thank you for your awesome review. It's great to see you enjoyed your time with us. We love seeing a special mention for our staff - I have proudly shared your comments with the team. I am sorry to hear you had issues with cleanliness in the bathroom - I have passed your comments onto the housekeeping department to prevent this from happening in the future. We hope to welcome you back to Generator Dublin or anyone of our great locations soon. Many thanks, Rachel Generator Dublin :)

5 out of 5
well put together place. would definetly come again

Posted by on 11 Apr 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

13 Apr 2019 by Generator Dublin

5 stars… Thanks for the epic review!

1 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Mar 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Apr 2019 by Generator Dublin

Dear guest, Thank your for your review. We're very sorry to hear that your stay was not up to your expectations.Regards,

4 out of 5

Generator hostel

Everything was amazing the only thing I would have to say was a negative is the rooms get very hot!!

Posted by on 2 Aug 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

27 Sep 2016 by maureen

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent stay and review of Generator Dublin. We are happy to hear that you nejoyed your recent stau. We hope to welcome you back on your next trip to Dublin. Kind Regards

5 out of 5

Great family stay

We were 2 adults and 2 children staying in a family room. The hostel is clean, comfortable and well-run. We would recommend this and would stay here again when in Dublin.

Posted by on 28 Jun 2015

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3 out of 5

Efficient Manager

this hostel is in a location very near the city centre and right beside public transport. the private room is very sparsely furnished indeed but the public seating areas , that is foyer and bar, are comfortable.The beds are very comfortable too.The security is good .There was an error in my payment but the problem was solved after my stay, as swiftly as possible , by Manager Lukas, in a very polite manner.He is to be highly commended.

Posted by on 18 May 2015

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5 out of 5

new year in dublin

this was excellent value for money close to town nice staff

Posted by on 6 Jan 2013

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5 out of 5

Brilliant! Loved it.

The hostel was beautiful, very modern, great location, only a few stops from the city. Very handy! Staff were very polite, beds were extremely comfortable, rooms were very clean, over all, perfect. Would definitley go back.

Posted by on 25 Jun 2012

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4 out of 5

Nice clean and cheap hostel

Modern, clean, basic furniture but good value for money

Posted by on 19 Jun 2012

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4 out of 5

Overnight Stay in Dublin

Simple, clean Twin ensuite room for a great price. Friendly place and good location. Couldn't get better for the price we paid..

Posted by on 23 Feb 2012

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Property Features

Along with a coffee shop/café, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour or ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in common area are also featured at the business-friendly Generator Dublin. This Art Deco Dublin hostel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 108 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • Built in 1995
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Corner/local shop
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Dublin (DUB) (12.2 km / 7.6 mi)
  • Train station: DUBLIN (Station) (2.1 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Metro station: Smithfield Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Generator Dublin offers 108 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Iron and ironing board available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Generator Food – This café serves breakfast, brunch and lunch.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Group Booking Policy: For bookings of 10 guests or more, this property charges a nonrefundable deposit equal to 100% of the full cost of stay. The property will contact guests within 24 hours after booking to receive payment.

The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 16 years old. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates). Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property caters to guests ages 18 and over. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 16 years old. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates). Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 7.50 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-in fee

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.