City view
Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Bath
24-hour front desk
Key card access
Daily housekeeping
Non-smoking rooms
Safety deposit box
Luggage storage

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The award-winning Generator Dublin is located right next to the Jameson Distillery and just beside the Smithfield LUAS stop, offering you easy access to every part of the city. Dublin Castle and the Guinness Storehouse are just a short walk away, as is the infamous and lively Temple Bar district.

Generator Dublin offers budget en-suite accommodation and a late night bar. A breakfast menu is available each morning and a delicious evening menu is offered as well. The property features regular DJs, live bands, quizzes, movie nights and live sports.

The reception is open 24 hours a day, located conveniently by the lounge where guests can relax and make use of the free Wi-Fi. There is also an on-site travel shop where guests can book sightseeing tickets, pick up any amenities they may have forgotten, or ask about the laundry and ironing facilities.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

Generator Dublin has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 1 Apr 2011.
Hotel chain/brand: Generator Hostels

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet, Breakfast to go

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Room type
Sleeps
 
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Does deluxe king room Have a private bathroom?
    Yes, all of our deluxe rooms - and most rooms in the building in general - have private bathrooms.
    Answered on 20 April 2020
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Sheets are included. Towels cost €3 rental.
    Answered on 19 March 2020
  • Is parking available?
    We have a deal with a carp park nearby. Ask at reception for the latest deals.
    Answered on 20 April 2020
  • Hi is there wifi available in the rooms please? Thanks Elodie
    Wi-Fi is free and available for all guests
    Answered on 15 September 2021
  • Is there have washing machine?
    Yes, there is a laundry room, where there are washing machines and dryers. It costs €7 and includes everything (soap included)
    Answered on 30 May 2022
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Property surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant

    Cuisine: International

Travel Proud

Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Facilities of Generator Dublin
Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Pub crawls Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Billiards Additional charge
  • Games room
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box Additional charge
General
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian

House rules

Generator Dublin takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 14:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 10:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 5 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Generator Dublin accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Group Bookings:

- Your booking will be considered a group booking if includes 10 or more people.

- The hostel will contact guests after booking.

Kindly note food purchased outside the hostel cannot be brought in or consumed in Generator Hostel Dublin.

Valid photo ID is required for check in - passport or drivers license only.

Guests who are under 18 and travelling without an adult must bring a completed Parental Consent Form and a copy of the signing parent’s ID in order to stay in a private room. Additionally, guests under 18 can only stay in dorms if they are part of a group that has booked out the entire dorm room and each member has the required documentation outlined above.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Generator Dublin in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Generator Dublin

  • Guests staying at Generator Dublin can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte
    • Breakfast to go

  • Generator Dublin has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Generator Dublin is 0.7 miles from the centre of Dublin.

  • Generator Dublin offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Evening entertainment
    • Bike tours
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Movie nights
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Live music/performance
    • Bicycle rental
    • Pub crawls
    • Walking tours

  • The prices at Generator Dublin may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Generator Dublin by:

    • Taxi 25min
    • Bus 30min

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