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Family Room for 4 | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Overview of Generator Dublin

Generator Dublin

2.0 star property
Art Deco hostel with restaurant, near Jameson Distillery Bow St.

7.8/10 Good

983 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Child-friendly activities
The price is £92
Price available on 2/1/2023
Map
Smithfield Square, Smithfield, Dublin, Dublin, 7
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Nightclub
  • Breakfast available
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Arcade/games room
  • Computer station
  • Front desk safe
  • Corner/local shop
  • Snack bar/deli
Feel at home
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Arcade/games room
  • Free self-parking
  • Snack bar/deli

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In City Centre Dublin
  • Guinness Storehouse - 15 min walk
  • Trinity College - 21 min walk
  • St. Stephen's Green - 23 min walk
  • Croke Park - 33 min walk
  • Dublin Port - 42 min walk
  • Dublin Castle - 7 min drive
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral - 8 min drive
  • O'Connell Street - 10 min drive
  • Grafton Street - 7 min drive
  • 3Arena - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Dublin Airport (DUB) - 25 min drive
  • Connolly Station - 24 min walk
  • Dublin Tara Street Station - 27 min walk
  • Dublin Drumcondra Station - 28 min walk
  • Smithfield Station - 2 min walk
  • Four Courts Station - 5 min walk
  • Museum Station - 9 min walk

Restaurants

  • The Cobblestone - 2 min walk
  • Cinnamon Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Urbanity - 2 min walk
  • Proper Order Coffee Co - 3 min walk
  • Token - 3 min walk

About this property

Generator Dublin

Generator Dublin features a nightclub and puts you within a 10-minute drive of Dublin Port and Aviva Stadium. Guests looking for a bite to eat can visit Generator Food, which serves breakfast and lunch. Other highlights at this Art Deco hostel include a bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli. Fellow travellers say good things about the comfortable beds and helpful staff. Public transportation is only a short walk: Smithfield Station is 2 minutes and Four Courts Station is 5 minutes.

Languages

Dutch, English, German, Irish, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 109 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • 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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only)*
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Off-site parking within 328 ft (EUR 27 per day), from 7:00 AM to midnight

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) on weekday mornings 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Local/corner shop

What to do

  • Concerts/live shows
  • Pool table
  • Table football
  • Winery tours nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bike hire

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2011
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Arcade/games room
  • Nightclub
  • Vegan dining options
  • Vegetarian dining options
  • Locally owned and organised tours and activities
  • Local artist showcase
  • Local culture and ecosystem education
  • Double-glazed windows
  • At least 80% of lighting from LEDs
  • No plastic soft drinks bottles
  • No plastic coffee stirrers
  • No plastic drinking straws
  • No plastic water bottles
  • Reusable cups only
  • Reusable tableware only

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Step-free path to entrance

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Irish
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Eco-friendly toiletries

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Bulk dispenser for toiletries
  • Energy-saving features in guest rooms
  • LED light bulbs

Special features

Dining

Generator Food – This café serves breakfast, brunch and lunch.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 7 for adults and EUR 3.75 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 5 per pet, per night

Parking

  • Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 27 per day (328 ft away; open 7:00 AM to midnight)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates).

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property caters to guests ages 18 and over.

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Frequently asked questions

Does Generator Dublin offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Generator Dublin does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Generator Dublin?
As of 7 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Generator Dublin on 2 Jan 2023 start from £92, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Generator Dublin?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Generator Dublin?
Yes, dogs are welcome. There's a charge of EUR 5 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Generator Dublin?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Generator Dublin?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Generator Dublin and nearby?
Generator Dublin has a nightclub and an arcade.
Are there restaurants at or near Generator Dublin?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant, Generator Food. Nearby restaurants include Token (3-min walk), Frank Ryans (3-min walk) and Cafe Oasis (4-min walk).
What's the area around Generator Dublin like?
Generator Dublin is in City Centre Dublin, a short 2-minute walk from Smithfield Station and 14 minutes' walk from Dublin Castle. Travellers say that the hostel is in a great location.

Overall score and ratings

7.8

Good

8.0/10

Cleanliness

8.1/10

Staff & service

7.3/10

Amenities

8.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.7/10

Eco-friendliness

6/10 Good

Colin, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

2/10 Poor

Thirunavukkarasu, 4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Safa, 2-night business trip
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4/10 Fair

James, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Loud doors
My only complaint is how loudly the doors close. I got woken up several times by a group of very loud people who were slamming doors all night and yelling in the hallway.
Megan, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Claire, 3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

I really enjoyed my stay, the hostel overall was really nice, great facilities and options. But it was extremely hot in the bed rooms, opening windows or doors and having an fan didn’t help at all. Some of the other guests were rude in regards to room etiquette. The person on the bunk below me decided the middle of the night was the perfect time to grind all of his weed and make joints. The staff was super accommodating, and responded to every need. You CAN ask for another pillow:)
Chloe, 10-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful stay
Everything was wonderful. We were right downtown in Dublin so everything was a walk away, including parking! Service was great.
Abby, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Clean and safe, great area good walking distance to many popular areas and food closeby. Large lockers and friendly atmosphere. Would definitely stay again!
Jessica, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Nice place
Christopher, 1-night trip
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