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Bru Bar and Hostel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great weekend, hostel near airport bus stop, lots of places to eat breakfast nearby and town is only a 5-10 min walk. We booked two 3 person rooms, both en-suit, for a very reasonable €50 a night per room, towels cost €5 to rent, but you get €3 deposit return. Bar was open late 3pm and a great atmosphere, staff...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best bar in cork... music 7 nights a week...always a great atmosphere and good crowd... pints of draught lager are always good...staff very friendly..love watching rubgy matches in here..so if your in cork please check it out...room rates also very reasonable

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1Thank Dave2050
Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I was over for Paddys day and we really enjoyed the hostel, it had nice beds, a bar downstairs with live music and a pool table. The staff were really nice and friendly, helpful and most importantly they was a laugh. I'd go back to this hostel when I return to Cork

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1Thank Seanie H
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The hostel is beds are basic but it's above a bar which can noisy if you're at the lower levels. They kick you out of the common room at 12 pm which is a shame since that the only place with power sockets, table and working wifi. Wifi is also weird with parental lock blocking things like using Facebook messenger...

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Thank Yanye
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I wasn't expecting much since it's a hostel- but this was my friend and my first hostel experience. The location is great- close to bus stations and the city center. We arrived very early, so they held our luggage. We were extremely jetlagged but the front desk staff was very helpful about telling us where to go/what to do in...

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Thank Alexandra R
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I didn't stay in the hostel my review is on the bar downstairs. We planned to meet friends on Sunday afternoon to watch the match and then go for dinner in Isaacs. My friends were there before me with their two kids so I joined with my little girl. We went up to the bar to get drinks only be...

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3Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The location is great, walking distance from the bus station. Staff polite and friendly. Excellent atmosphere, the bar located on the ground floor, is busy and it's nice to meet people. The room is clean as well as the bathroom. Overall, I don't have any complaint, the only thing; the Wi-Fi just works on the ground floor. For people carrying...

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Thank isvani
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Was here for a drink with my pals yesterday. It's a quaint little spot and I would have liked to be there on a Monday as they have a live mike and you can sing for a beer! Anyway, it's perfect for a pit stop!

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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I spent about 2 days there in February. It was a great hostel and great bar but I was sick during my stay and couldn't enjoy as much. Great people and music. Would like to have a drink there and maybe something to eat.

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Ireland
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Stayed here with 2 mates on a boozy weekend away. It's not the Ritz. It's somewhere to put your head down after the sesh. There's a Hillbillies chicken shop only a few yards down the road, so for that alone you should consider staying here. Don't expect much and you won't be disappointed.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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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
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Montenotte
Price Range: €20 - €60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Bring your own towel.”
DarrenDev, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hard to get a good night sleep due to loud bar and very bad mattresses.”
padraigbuckley2013, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms are quiet.”
steveandanne2016, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“we had a private room which was small but did the job, rooms at the front can be quite noisy as they face onto the street/above the bar”
866hannahj, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Wifi was not available in the rooms, you had to be downstairs.”
453amandae, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
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