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Generator Hostel Dublin

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28 Smithfield Street, Dublin 7 Ireland See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great location, easy to spot. Painless sign in, and sign out. No free breakfast for such a high price. Expensive food in the cafe, not much of a selection. Close to a dozen other restaurants and cafes. Tram and bus stop les then 5 min...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I chose this largely based on reviews but it did not reach up to my expectations. I stayed in a dorm bed. There was two different small girl groups in the same dorm, one from England and one from Spain. They started to talk to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Horrible. Stayed here 5 nights, 2 with a girlfriend who was promised the same room but was then told we would be separate upon arrival. Was greeted warmly by a staff member saying people from my country don’t stay often enough and promised a respectful...More

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Response from LukasK1730, Front Office Manager at Generator Hostel DublinResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tcre_91,thanks for taking the time to leave your review.I am concerned about some aspects - please email me directly at fo.gedub@generatorhostels.com if you wish to discuss things further.Many thanks.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right next to the Jameson distillery, 15 minute walk to Guiness Storeroom, lots of restaurants and shops nearby. No shortage of pubs but the lobby bar and cafe was a great spot to grab a drink. John F. Kennedy the Irishman was hilarious. Thanks for...More

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Response from LukasK1730, Front Office Manager at Generator Hostel DublinResponded 1 week ago

Dear JessicaLain73,thanks so much for the great review and feedback!!!! All the best :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in a private room and was very impressed by the standard of this hostel. The atmosphere here is vibrant and the staff and customers are all very friendly. I would definitely stay here again in future.

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Response from LukasK1730, Front Office Manager at Generator Hostel DublinResponded 1 week ago

Dear duinenua,thanks so much for your kind words - we very much hope to see you again soon :)

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You’ll find Generator Dublin in the heart of Smithfield Square in central Dublin. This newly fashionable area located between the developing museum district and the Four Courts District has plenty to do ...More and see. Next door you’ll find the Jameson Distillery, one of the most popular attractions in the city. Dublin is a compact city and the best way to explore is on foot, so you don’t miss a thing. You’re a short walk from the infamous Guinness Storehouse with its un-missable 360 degree gravity bar, Temple Bar and the Spire. But while you are here make sure you soak up the atmosphere of the hostel. It’s a destination in its own right. Head to the bar and chill out areas and get yourself a well deserved drink or two and soak up the most eclectic and authentic entertainment for miles around. We have recently added a wide range of specialist craft beers both from local and afar. We’ve also great beds for sleepy heads and of course you’ll be enjoying Dublin life in the most stylish and authentic surroundings. Choose from a great selection of rooms, from Dorms, to Quads, to Private en-suites with innovative mod cons. Fast and free Wi-Fi is all yours too. To get the most out of your stay speak with any member of our team, their city expertise will help you devise an itinerary that will take you to all the hidden treasures this dynamic city has to offer. We’ll see you there soon. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$32 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Generator Hostel Dublin Hotel Dublin
Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
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19 August 2018|
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Response from M1Pais | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sammy, When you book your stay, you can add the breakfast option for € 7,50 a day. I know you can get some things as buffet and you can also order hot items, like scrambled eggs. I don't know if you can have the buffet... More
Steve H
28 March 2018|
Response from Murphymelling | Reviewed this property |
If I remember the bar rpriice was about 4 euros
27 March 2018|
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Response from TerryAnt84 | Reviewed this property |
yes very
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