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4.1 out of 5

"Easy accessible good value. Great location. Breakfast could have had more healthy options. Room could have been bit cleaner. " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 24 Dec 2019

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Hotel Description

Generator Dublin's great location gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Abbey Street. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus a restaurant and a bar. Built in 1995, this 2-star hostel has 108 rooms over 6 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi.

  • All rooms offer showers
  • Free WiFi
  • Options for a bite to eat or a relaxing drink include a restaurant, a coffee shop and a bar/lounge
  • Full breakfast offered for a fee
  • Amenities include a front-desk safe, locker space and a meeting room
  • Guests speak favourably about the breakfast and the helpful staff
  • Steps from Old Jameson Distillery and 14 minutes on foot from Dublin Castle
  • Dogs welcome for a fee

Deluxe Twin

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£71* Per night/room 15 Jun - 16 Jun

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 32 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 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Generator Dublin

Everyone (15) Couples (2) Business (2) Family (5) Friends (3) Other (3)
4 out of 5
Easy accessible good value. Great location. Breakfast could have had more healthy options. Room could have been bit cleaner.

Posted by on 24 Dec 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Dec 2019 by Generator

HI thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It's great to see you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to welcome you back to Generator soon. Many thanks, Rachel Generator Dublin

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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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. An arcade/games room, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in common area are also featured at the family-friendly Generator Dublin. This Art Deco Dublin hostel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 108 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • Built in 1995
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Front desk safe
  • Games room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Corner/local shop
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site
  • Locker space

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Dublin (DUB) (11.8 km / 7.3 mi)
  • Train station: Dublin Drumcondra Station (2.3 km / 1.4 mi)
  • Metro station: Smithfield Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

Generator Dublin offers 108 forms of accommodation. This Dublin hostel provides 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 in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

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. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

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.

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact 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.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: EUR 10 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed Service animals are exempt from fees.

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 may be 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. 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. Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.For traveller safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast. 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.

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 may be 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. 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. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.For traveller safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guests' stays

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)
  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 27 per day (open 7:00 AM to midnight)
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

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

Hotel Names

  • Dublin Generator
  • Dublin Generator Hostel
  • Dublin Hostel Generator
  • Generator Dublin
  • Generator Dublin Hostel
  • Generator Hostel
  • Generator Hostel Dublin
  • Hostel Dublin Generator
  • Hostel Generator
  • Hostel Generator Dublin
  • Generator Hostel Dublin Hotel Dublin
  • Generator Dublin Dublin
  • Generator Dublin Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Generator Dublin Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Dublin

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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