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Neighbouring the Jameson Distillery, Generator Dublin can be found in the emerging district of Smithfield Square conveniently close to central Dublin. Utilising raw materials like exposed brick and stone, glass, black steel and recycled fixtures, the property boasts an air of uniqueness that only Generator can offer. Have a drink in the bar beneath our one of kind Jameson bottle chandeliers and specially curated art pieces, chill in the lounge complete with leather tufted chesterfields and fluorescent orange Tom Dixon stools or go for a visual experience in our cinema room. Choose a shared room, quad or private en-suite, with LED reading lights and Wi-Fi at your fingertips. Book now.

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Fast & Free Wi-fi

Available across all areas of the hostel so you can always stay connected. 


Open 24 hours. Relax, unwind and socialise as late or as early as you like. Sports fans, we show most games on the big screen.

Inspiring Events

Live music, DJ’s, art collaborations and unmissable hostel events featuring the best local talent.


Head down to the cafe between  8am – 12pm for a freshly made breakfast from €4.00. We'll even rustle you up a traditional Irish breakfast... weekends only.


#Genmunch. A choice of authentic and locally influenced food available between 12pm - 10 pm every day in the hostel.


Got the munchies? Graze from our vending machines any time of the day.

Great Rooms

We’ve got a wide selection of contemporary privates, twins and shared rooms with crisp white linen and lockable storage all available at great rates. Twin rooms come with complimentary towels. Our Barcelona, Mitte and Venice properties are all en-suite.


Private showers on some floors, and en-suite room options also available.


Open 24 hours a day. For a small fee, you can wash (€3.50), dry ( €3.50) or both (€7.00)

24 Hour reception 

Reception is open 24 hours a day with a Duty Manager always around to help.

Luggage store

Secure storage room in the hostel to keep your luggage safe from €2.00.

Good people

Our hostel staff are incredibly friendly, multi lingual and know the city inside out. They’re on hand to help with anything you need, just ask.

Travel shop

Come to our travel shop for city tour tickets and more. We’ve also got a free guided walking tour available daily.

Generator Dublin

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