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Generator Hostel Dublin Hostel

Smithfield Square, Dublin 7, Dublin, Ireland

You’ll find Generator Dublin in the heart of Smithfield Square in central Dublin. Next door you’ll find the Jameson Distillery, one of the most popular attractions in the city. 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. Read more

87% Overall Rating 518 out of 561 customers would recommend this property based on 561 reviews

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 91%

Facilities 89%

Location 79%

Safety 95%

Staff 86%

Value 88%

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Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bar APM-96
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Games Room
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Important Information

Breakfast available 7am to 11am for an extra charge.

Generator does not accept bookings made by those under the age of 16. Under 18’s cannot stay in any shared rooms, however they can stay in private rooms when accompanied by an adult over 18 years. If you’re between 16-18 and want to stay in a private room, you’ll need written consent from your parent or guardian.

Bookings of 10 people or more will be contacted in advance with our Group T&C's which include prepayment 4 weeks prior to arrival.

In case of no show or late cancellation, the total amount of the full booking will be charged unless the property is informed of late arrival by the guest.

Please note: No outside food or drinks allowed in the hostel

Please note the hostel may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Dublin?

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You’ll find Generator Dublin in the heart of Smithfield Square in central Dublin. Next door you’ll find the Jameson Distillery, one of the most popular attractions in the city. 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. Read more

Shared Rooms

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Private Rooms

4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Single Private Ensuite

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

6 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

About Generator Hostel Dublin

FREE WI-FI
Stay connected. Free across most areas. Internet terminals also available for a small charge. Needing to print, we can help with that also.

THE BAR
With a wide range of both local and world renowned beers, spirits and soft beverages, entertainment nights and events. Open daily from 11:30am and closing late most nights

THE LOUNGE
Open 24 hours a day to relax, unwind and socialize in. There are also full size pool tables to show off your skills.

BREAKFAST
Enjoy breakfast between 7am – 10am

DINNER.
Delicious meals available between 3-10pm , on Friday and Saturday till 1am.

SNACKS
Vending machines available for night owls to satisfy the midnight munchies.

ROOMS TO AMAZE
A wide selection of contemporary Privates, Twins, Dorms, fully made beds with crisp white linen and lockable storage all available at great rates. Towels included complimentary in Twin rooms only.
Guests Under the age of 18 years are NOT permitted in shared rooms, only private room bookings will be accepted.

BATHROOMS
Private showers available. Some rooms are also available with en-suite.

LAUNDRY
Open 24 hours a day where you can wash, dry and iron for a small fee.

24 HOUR RECEPTION
No need to worry about arriving late or early. The Generator Reception is open 24 hours a day with a duty manager who’s always around to help.

LUGGAGE STORE
Secure luggage room to let it all go. We’ve also got a selection of safety deposit boxes available to secure those smaller valuables.

GREAT STAFF
All our staff are multi lingual and on hand to help you with whatever info you need.

TRAVEL SHOP
Purchase tickets, tours and a whole lot more including mobile sim cards, and toiletries. We will help you make the most of your stay. Undecided? Take advantage of our complimentary guided walking tour available daily.


USP’s
• Central location – Situated in Smithfield Square
• Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
• Internet terminals
• Travel Desk
• Games area
• Luggage Store Available
• Laundry Room
• Bar & Chill Out Areas
• Nightly Events & Entertainment
• Dining facilities for breakfast, lunch, dinner and all day snacks
• Female Dormitories
• Private en-suite rooms
• Dormitories for 4, 6 & 8
• Group bookings

Accommodation Information

Private rooms
Singles or Twins are available with en-suite bathrooms (towels with single / twins only)
Quad, six and eight bed dormitories are available with en-suite bathrooms. All bunks have a privacy screen.
All rooms include:
• Power sockets
• LED bed light
• Linen & bedding
• Lockable Storage
• Full length mirrors

Dorms
Quad, six & eight bed dormitories are available as well as luxury female dormitories. All bunks have a privacy screen. Shared bathrooms with showers and toilets are available on each floor.
All rooms include:
• Power sockets
• LED bed light
• Linen & bedding
• Personal Lockable Storage locker
• Full length mirrors

Location Information

Location
Generator is easy to find. Situated in Smithfield Square in the central Dublin.

Directions
By Taxi
There are plenty of taxis leaving Dublin Airport. It will take about 25 minutes by taxi to the hostel and cost about €30. We have negotiated set return fares for you to the Airport from Generator, ask reception about these and to book.

By Bus
The Airlink 747 Bus takes you straight from the airport to Ushers Quay in less than 35 minutes.

By Tram
The Tram system or Luas as it is known in Dublin runs through Smithfield with a red line stop on the bottom of the square. Connecting to the main railway stations and central bus station, with loads of super shopping choices also along the routes. Fares range from €1.80 single in 1 zone and tickets can be purchased at all stops.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.