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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 accommodations 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 in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

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

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

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

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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4 reasons to choose Generator Dublin

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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 April 20, 2020
  • Is parking available?
    We have a deal with a carp park nearby. Ask at reception for the latest deals.
    Answered on April 20, 2020
  • Hi is there wifi available in the rooms please? Thanks Elodie
    Wi-Fi is free and available for all guests
    Answered on September 15, 2021
  • Aniy singe rooms
    Yes, we have private rooms with twin or double beds.
    Answered on July 6, 2020
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Sheets are included. Towels cost €3 rental.
    Answered on March 19, 2020
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: International

Travel Proud

Travel Proud

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

Amenities of Generator Dublin
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & 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
  • Safe Additional charge
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Generator Dublin takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 5 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

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 traveling 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 the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

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

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

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

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

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

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

Guests are required to show a photo ID 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

  • Generator Dublin has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Guests staying at Generator Dublin can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

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

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Evening entertainment
    • Bike tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Movie nights
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Live music/Performance
    • Bar crawls
    • Walking tours

  • Check-in at Generator Dublin is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

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

    • Taxi 25min
    • Bus 30min

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

  • The prices at Generator Dublin may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.