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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to The Bru for drinks and live music, what a great place! With music playing and people enjoying a drink listening away I was greeted by 2 great bar maidens ( Mide and Aoife ) who were a great laugh and happy to serve us, my wife and I had a drink or two and would come back here... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed in a private room with a friend. The room was clean and comfortable. The staff were mostly helpful and friendly. Breakfast included was good. The bar was cool and welcoming with discounts for residents. The hostel has a good feel. Would recommend to those visiting in Cork.

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Thank Mel F
Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What can i say it is a hostel with everything that you need. It was clean tidy, room are en-suit. there is free breakfast and late bar, for a stag weekend is is perfect. It is in the center of cork city and there is plenty of other bars nearby. Staff are friendly too, enjoyed my stay.

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Thank John B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of its rooms are nice, others less so. There is a lack of (rightly placed) sockets so make sure to bring an extra long cable... Also, I had been moved to another room halfway my stay (without notification beforehand). This was, including my 35kg luggage and the tons of stairs that they have, not a very nice experience. Room... More 

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Thank Jurjen H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at this hostel for one night as I was travelling from Dublin to Galway . Bit pricey for the basic room you'll get. The rooms are really noisy, it was smelly and to fall asleep was almost impossible. Our bathroom was small and smelled like fish. It is good for a short term stay or for younger people. Reception... More 

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Agrate Brianza, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed the days spent there. Lovely hostel, clean and comfotable. The staff is amazing and if you wanna listen to some good live music while drinking a beer you can stay downstairs at the bar. Near to the bus station, and less than 10 min walk to the train station and to the city centre.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is excellent (less than 5min walk from the bus station and main streets). I stayed in a 6bed room on the last floor (no lift!). It was clean and bed was quite comfy. 2 bathrooms were shared with another 6 bed room but it was not an issue. Maybe a few more plugs in the room would have... More 

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Athens, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

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 August 9, 2016 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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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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: $21 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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