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Athens, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The hostel was clean, the beds were comfortable and the bathroom was attached to the room. The bar downstairs was fun and inviting and stayed open late with live music every night, which made it loud for those who might want to go to sleep early, which we did not. The wifi worked well throughout the bar and room. Got... More 

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Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of 4 stayed one night - great location for exploring Cork. Good price for the area. We had a room with 4 beds (2 bunks) and a private bathroom, which worked well for us. Place is well managed and the staff is friendly. There is a windowless breakfast area with cereal and bread available. Upper rooms are probably quieter... More 

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went over to cork for a long weekend for a friends birthday. Group of lads just wanting a place to get showered and somewhere for a few hours sleep. Wasn't expecting anything special. On arrival we was checked in no problem. Staff were a cracking a laugh and clearly liked to party. Rooms was average bunk bed style dorms. The... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a private bunk bed room with attached shower and toilet. Our room faced the main street which, along with the bar music downstairs, made for a loud night. Beds were comfy and rooms were clean. Kitchen was accessible and rather large that allowed for multiple people to cook meals all at once. Wifi did not work in the... More 

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night however unfortunately if you are on the 2nd level of higher there is no wifi connection which kinda ruins that "I just wanna sit in my bed and listen to music" vibe for those who use the internet for music or youtube etc Apart from that its a cool place with a bar straight downstairs. Id... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to go through a bar to get to the reception area of the hostel and to get to the stairs to the rooms (no elevator) because something's up with the outside door that lets you into the outside entrance of just the hostel. Not bad if you're coming in before the bar gets busy, but that would have... More 

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Samarate, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

PROS: - Located very close to the city centre, it has all the facilities nearby. - Overall clean, even the bar's toilet which is open to the public. - The bed I slept in was sufficiently comfortable. - Live music every night at the bar (you get 10% off at the bar if you show your room key). - Free... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Rooms quite small but friendly staff, really close to city centre and breakfast included! Using your room key card you can get discount on bars and food places near by which makes the holiday that bit cheaper. Would recommend for a weekend/3-4 days stay

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

The Bru bar and hostel was not as good as other hostels I've stayed at. The staff was friendly, but the atmosphere was not very welcoming. You'd think the bar would make the atmosphere inviting, but was actually harder to meet people. Facility was clean, but not roomy. Good for one night

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Thank Hunter B
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Bru is decently located in Cork. Overall it wasn't bad, but the rooms are extremely cramped and there is no air conditioning and very little ventilation. The windows don't open very wide and with 6 people packed into a tiny space, it gets unpleasantly hot very rapidly in the room. There is also 1 bathroom for 6 people, which is... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Brú Hostel, we pride ourselves on ensuring that a consistently high standard is maintained. A team of house keepers ensure that every inch of the hostel is maintained in a pristine condition. The least any hostel can provide is a comfortable bed and clean sheets but in addition, we also provide: * FREE high-speed Internet access/ WiFi * FREE breakfast * FREE bicycle storage * FREE luggage storage * Laundry service for €5! (Cheapest in Ireland) * Card phones * TV / DVD room * 10% discounts at various restaurants * 10% discounts at the major tourist attractions with Bru room key! * Discounted entry into Corks Top Nightclubs.We also have a full Bar/Pub check out our web page! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bru Bar and Hostel

Address: 57 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Montenotte
Price Range: $22 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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