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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank The_Dreamist
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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1Thank DarrenDev
New Zealand
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The beds were comfortable, the bathroom was clean, and we couldn't hear all the noise from the bar beneath us - which was nice. Check in was easy, and they offered discounted drinks at the bar! There was one guy staying here while we were here who made us uncomfortable, but luckily, we weren't sharing a room with him.

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Province of Cordoba, Argentina
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The place is just one block away from the river that crosses the city, pretty close to the bus station, next to the city centre, but I found hard to sleep over there because of the fleas on the beds, the hostel has one pub inside and it could be noise sometimes, still s one of the most popular hostel...

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County Kerry, Ireland
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Booked the Bru Hostel for a night as I was in Cork. Unfortunately, and I speak as someone who has stayed in countless hostels both in Cork and throughout Ireland and the UK I encountered very poor service from start to finish of my stay at Bru. Stay at nearby Siles Hostel if your going to Cork its cheaper and...

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Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my night in this hostel. All the staff were really lovely, and went out of their way to help. The dorm rooms were good value for money, and were spotlessly clean. The kitchen was really useful, and had free wifi, free hot drinks and free breakfast as well as a seating area with vending machines. The bar...

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Put in Bay, Ohio
Reviewed 7 October 2016

As far as a hostel goes Bru has everything your looking for. Clean rooms, friendly staff close location to bus and train stations, and a great bar with live music every night downstairs. For the price and what you get, really no where better in Cork to stay.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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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: €17 - €55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Bring your own towel.”
 of 5 bubbles DarrenDev, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hard to get a good night sleep due to loud bar and very bad mattresses.”
 of 5 bubbles padraigbuckley2013, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles 866hannahj, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Wifi was not available in the rooms, you had to be downstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 453amandae, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
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