Generator Dublin

Generator Dublin

Smithfield Square Dublin 7, Ireland, Dublin 7, Ireland
+353 1901 0222
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7.5
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based on 4,219 reviews

Generator Dublin
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About Generator Dublin

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Within a two minute walk of Smithfield, Generator Dublin is located in the heart of Dublin. It is conveniently located for those wishing to visit local attractions. There are a variety of facilities available to those staying at the hostel, such as free Wi-Fi, a coffee bar and meeting facilities. Guests can enjoy the recreational activities on offer, such as bicycle rental and billiards. Generator Dublin offers 106 comfortable rooms that are ideal for backpackers on a budget. Bed linen and towels are available at a surcharge. In-house dining options include a restaurant, which is an ideal place to have a meal. Each evening, guests are welcome to wind down in the comfortable lounge bar. Additionally, the hostel offers a daily buffet breakfast. Generator Dublin is close to shops, dining and Dublin's nightlife. Temple Bar, Christ Church Cathedral and Dublin Castle are a brief stroll away.

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Amenities at Generator Dublin

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Night club

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Safe

Basics

  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Walk-in shower

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Dining

  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Snack bar
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Evening entertainment
  • Pool table
  • Night club
  • Foosball table

General

  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Lockers
  • Storage available
  • City view

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Bedroom

  • Feather pillow
  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed

Workspace

  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio

Reviews of Generator Dublin

7.5
GoodBased on 4,219 verified guest reviews
7.5Solo
7.5Friends
7.3Families
7.2Couples

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6.0 Okay
Pros:The facilities are modern and relatively clean. Rooms are well maintained and mattresses are pretty comfortable. The bar area is nice and live music is a plus. Building and rooms are also secure. Swipe cards are required to go anywhere and there’s security at the door.
Cons:Upon arrival, the staff was more concerned with being cool than with being courteous. Morning staff was much better. What rubbed me the wrong way about this place is that they fail to provide any kind of secure storage for even the smallest of items. There are lock boxes under the beds, but require you bring your own padlock or pay a ridiculous amount of money to use the luggage storage in the basement. Plan ahead or snuggle your valuables. Also, no outside food is allowed. Strange for a hostel. The reason given is that plenty of food is available on site for purchase. Most things on the menu were expensive for a backpacker. The restaurants and supermarket across the way are the best options. Also, the provided shower gel dispenser is always empty and make sure you double check the toilet paper before you sit down. This place clearly has its eye on being trendy to attract the young, party crowd. It’s nothing similar to what backpackers are used to from every other hostel on the planet and fails to provide the community experience and chance to meet new people that solo travelers look for. Considering the price isn’t even on the lower end, there are better places in Dublin.
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8.0 Great
Pros:Location and atmosphere were fun.
Cons:I can’t say too much here since it IS a hostel, but the walls and doors are very thin and you can hear the loud, drunk patrons coming in all night. It made for a good daytime nap, but not the best nights sleep.
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5.1 Passable
Pros:Location was really good and the place was very clean. If you wanted to eat meals at the hostel and spend a lot of your time there, it's a nice place for that, although overpriced as far as hostels go (even in Dublin). Definitely a party hostel but I was just surprised at how expensive it is.
Cons:Staff were really unhelpful and made my stay somewhat negative.
M
10.0 Excellent
Pros:Fabulous value for the money. €52 for two people in a spotlessly clean double private room w bathroom. Right in Smithfield steps away from great restaurants, cinema, pubs cafes and live Irish Music. Right above the Jameson Brewery Tasting Rooms. Laundry facilities, on site pub and cafe and luggage storeage. Room and bathroom were spotlessly clean, warm and quiet. Felt very safe also.
Cons:Nothing. It was all good!
A
9.4 Excellent
Pros:The staff here is absolutely wonderful and very friendly! You can ask for suggestions on places to go and things see and to do and they give out detailed descriptions on what you should expect to experience at each destination! The Night Staff was equally wonderful! To my surprise the night guards/security we're very friendly and helpful and happy to give good directions to near by places. The bartenders are cheerful, funny and have great suggestions for local restaurants and nightlife activities. The reception team is outstanding! They are warm and welcoming and available 24/7! They can help you with any delemas or concerns may come up during your stay. On my next trip to Dublin I will stay at the generator and the staff has a HUGE part to play in desire to book a room with the generator again!
Cons:The only things that I can complain about is the fact that the laundry room often has a line waiting because the dryers take too long to dry. Just for one load it can take up to two to three hours before your clothes become dry, but even then they may not be dry and this leaves people will still be waiting to take their turn while their clothespecially sit soaking wet. Also the bar could be open later.
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9.4 Excellent
Pros:Based on the price point we got it at, it was a great stay. We stayed in a 6 bed unit which was surprisingly comfortable. The hotel bar was good, and great atmosphere while the Eurocup was on. Overall the place was always clean, lots of staff around which was nice. The demographic was crazy... People of all ages which was fantastic! It couldn't be closer to Jameson. Great bars and restaurants around it as well. It's about a 15 minute walk to temple bar area. 10 minute walk to Guinness.
Cons:The bar as good as it is, a bit of a tourist trap... It shouldn't be €5-6 for a pint... The rooms were hot as hell, the window barely opened and only at the end of stay did we find out we could request a fan... Not much else to complain about.
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9.1 Excellent
Pros:Easy to feel included and apart of something as a solo traveller. The staff and environment in general make the hostel have a home like feel. Convenient plugs and lights with every bed. Good food at breakfast and for lunch/dinner. Close enough to walk to city center, temple bar area etc but far enough that you feel safe because you don't have to deal with drunk strangers, and the loud streets of the city centre.
Cons:Beds were comfortable but creaked. Every time you turned or moved, the whole bed would creak and move. Also it was very hot at night due to having a very small window in the room.
J
9.4 Excellent
Pros:The hostel was very clean and well kept. Had a bar and cafe which made it much easy to find to find food and drinks. The food was reasonably priced. I don't see why I wouldn't use Generator again whether it was in Dublin or somewhere else.
D
9.6 Excellent
Pros:I got upgraded to an all female ensuite room, which was fantastic, bright and big. All the bathrooms in the whole building were clean from what I saw, fantastic bar, friendly staff, loved my stay! Each bed came with a huge lockable storage box, if you didn't have your own lock they were 5 euro at reception.
Cons:The regular rooms were very small and cramped and windowless.

Location

Smithfield Square Dublin 7, Ireland, Dublin 7

What's nearby

  • Jameson Distillery63 m
  • Christ Church Cathedral0.7 km
  • Guinness Storehouse0.9 km
  • Dublin Castle0.9 km
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral1.1 km
  • Dublin Writers Museum1.2 km
  • General Post Office1.2 km
  • James Joyce Centre1.4 km
  • Abbey Theatre1.4 km
  • Grafton Street1.4 km
  • Trinity College1.5 km
  • Trinity College Library1.5 km

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Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 10:00

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FAQs when booking at Generator Dublin

  • Generator Dublin is located at Smithfield Square Dublin 7, Ireland in Inn's Quay - Four Courts, 1.2 km from the center of Dublin. Jameson Distillery is the closest landmark to Generator Dublin.

  • Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Generator Dublin.

  • Yes, Generator Dublin offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Generator Dublin is 8.9 km from Dublin. Generator Dublin is 116.3 km from Holyhead Anglesey.

  • Yes, Generator Dublin is a pet-friendly hotel.

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Value for money

7.4

Distance to city center

1.2 km

Location rating

8.5

Nearest Airport

Dublin

Distance to airport

8.9 km