Generator Hostel Dublin Smithfield Square, Dublin, Ireland

Hotel Description


This hotel is conveniently located in Smithfield Village, Dublin's new ‘cultural quarter’, a 10-minute walk or a 2-minute ride by tram from Temple Bar and O'Connell Street. The hotel is also a 5-minute walk from Heuston station, while Dublin airport is located 12 km away and can easily be reached by bus or a taxi. Phoenix Park is 500 m from the hotel whilst Trinity College lies 1 km away.


Originally part of the Old Jameson Distillery this hotel combines a unique mix of stunning old brickwork and modern design with an industrial feel, while the unique chimney viewing tower which is over 50 m high offers guests stunning panoramic views of Dublin city and the surrounding area. The hotel provides a café and bar, 24-hour room service and meeting rooms. Also provided is a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out services, hotel safe, lift access, café, breakfast room plus room and laundry services.


The hotel offers bright and airy rooms with a contemporary design. All the rooms offer en-suite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities, multi-channel TV, stereo system, in-room safe, hairdryer, an iron and ironing board, double beds, direct dial telephone and wireless Internet access (fees apply) as standard.


The café bar/restaurant is open daily for food. A carvery lunch is served Monday to Friday and a bar menu is also available at lunchtime. An à la carte menu is available in the evenings.


American Express, MasterCard and VISA are all accepted as methods of payment as are Laser and Switch.


The hotel provides 24-hour reception.

How to get there

From Dublin airport, follow the N1/M1 and follow the sign posts to Dublin City. At Church Street take a left on the quays and go through the next set of traffic lights. Then take the 2nd left turning (very small turn) following the road over the tram tracks and taking the next left. Then turn right and the hotel is on the right-hand side. The number 747 airport bus will drop guests close to the hotel on the north quays. Follow the signs for Jameson Distillery and Smithfield.

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