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 public areas

Parking

No 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 2-star Generator Hostel Dublin provides quick access to a church, a castle and a cathedral nearby. Contemporary decor distinguishes this hostel.

The hostel is located in Saint Stephen's Green district, 1450 meters from Busaras, Trinity College and Temple Street . Serving different delicacies, Third Space is situated in a trendy area, about 100 meters from the property.

10 minutes by car from Dublin airport.

Rooms

There are 106 fashionable rooms with a seating area, satellite TV, a dressing area, an iron with ironing board and climate control. The beds in the rooms including Family Room, Standard Room, 6-bed mixed Dorm and Standard Twin Room comprise facilities as lockers, reading lights and individual power sockets. Rooms are fitted with single beds, double beds and bunk beds. Some of the rooms provide en suite bathrooms with hairdryers and towels.

Eat & Drink

A continental breakfast is offered at the bar. Irish dishes are served in the lounge restaurant. The modern café bar features live music and free Wi-Fi.

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

Services

Guests are welcome to use a business center, a convenience shop and an elevator for general purposes.

Relax

A play area, walking tours and a safe deposit box will make a stay in Dublin a very pleasant one.

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 in public areas
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • 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
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Entertainment
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Mirror
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

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
    3000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Heuston Train Station
    4000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • 3rd Still Restaurant (The Old Jameson Distillery) (cuisine: Irish)
    200 ft
  • Christophe's (cuisine: French)
    200 ft
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

Small Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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Standard Single Room
  • Room size:

    205 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
Room Description:

Standard|SINGLE STANDARD

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Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
Shared Bathroom Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room, 2 Beds in shared room

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Room Description:

Shared Facility|Shared Room with shared facilities

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Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room, 2 Beds in shared room

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
Room Description:

Dormitory Room for 6 with bunk beds and en suite bathroom. Includes bed linen and individual lockers.

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Quadruple Room
  • Room size:

    205 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons, 2 Bunk beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • In-house movie
  • Radio
Room Description:

This room has 2 sets of bunk beds and an en-suite bathroom with shower.

Dorm Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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Room Description:

Shared Facility|1 bunk bed mixed dorm (6 bed) ensuite

Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    8 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|FAMILY ROOM CAPACITY 6

Medium Shared Bathroom Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Beds in shared room

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Medium Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Beds in shared room

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Private Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Kitchenette
Room Description:

Private Twin Room with a private bathroom, a hanging unit or locker, bed linen, and towels. Please note room may have 2 single beds or a set of bunk beds.

Private Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Quad Room Private Facilties

Generator Hostel Dublin Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • National Photographic Archive1700 ft
  • Gallery Number One2300 ft
  • Dublins Viking Adventure2300 ft

Popular areas

  • Smithfield400 ft
  • Smithfield400 ft
  • Italian Quarter2300 ft
  • Italian Quarter2300 ft

Places of interest

  • Saint Michans Church700 ft
  • St. Michan's Church700 ft
  • The Four Courts Building1400 ft
  • Saint Audoen's Church1700 ft
  • St. Audoen's Park1700 ft
  • Saint Mary's Abbey1700 ft
  • St. Mary's Abbey1700 ft
  • St Audeon's Church1700 ft
  • St. Audoen's Church1700 ft
  • Nationalheiligtum Guinness2300 ft

Amusement

  • Cook Street Park1700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Chimney Viewing Tower400 ft
  • Christ Church Cathedral2300 ft

Museums

  • Old Jameson Distillery400 ft
  • James Joyce House of the Dead1400 ft
  • National Museum of Ireland1700 ft
  • Dublinia Museum2300 ft
  • Dublinia & The Viking World2300 ft
  • The National Leprechaun Museum2300 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • Temple Street - The Children's Hospital2300 ft

Theaters

Food and meals

  • Vicar Street2000 ft

Local attractions

  • Trinity College Library Dublin5100 ft
    College St, Dublin
  • The Book of Kells5000 ft
    Long Library, Dublin
  • St. Stephen's Green1.1 mi
    at the top end of Grafton St, Dublin
  • Trinity College1.0 mi
    Grafton St., Dublin
  • St. Ann's Church5000 ft
    Dawson St., Dublin

Near the hostel

  • Smithfield Chimney100 ft
    Smithfield Village, Dublin
  • Four Courts1300 ft
    Inns Quay, Dublin
  • Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin2300 ft
    St. Michael's Hill, Dublin
  • Liberties2300 ft
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  • St. Michan's Church600 ft
    Church St. Lower, Dublin
  • St. Audeon's Church1900 ft
    Cornmarket, Dublin
  • Christ Church Cathedral2300 ft
    Christchurch Place, Dublin

Restaurants nearby

  • 3rd Still Restaurant (The Old Jameson Distillery)200 ft

    Address: Bow Street

    71% likes this, based on 39 reviews
    Cuisine: Irish

  • Fresh - The Good Food Market300 ft

    Address: Smithfield

    Cuisine: Irish

  • Bel Cibo Deli Pizzeria300 ft

    Address: Smithfield Market Square

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

  • Christophe's200 ft

    Address: Duck Lane, Smithfield

    62% likes this, based on 38 reviews
    Cuisine: French

  • Third Space300 ft

    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
    3000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Heuston Train Station
    4000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • 3rd Still Restaurant (The Old Jameson Distillery) (cuisine: Irish)
    200 ft
  • Christophe's (cuisine: French)
    200 ft
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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