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At Brú Hostel, we pride ourselves on ensuring that a consistently high standard is maintained. A team of housekeepers 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 Cork's top nightclubs. We also have a full Bar/Pub.
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Property amenities
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
389Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
144Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews bru bar live music every night hostel guests private bathroom close to the train station would stay again across the river tea and coffee craic pubs
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was beyond disappointing. Tiny cramped rooms with hardly any space to put your suitcase or move. Very uncomfortable beds, and tiny and unclean showers and toilets. The only bonus was the location - central and close to bus connections. I would definetly not stay...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Kimr527
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I had no great expectations of this place. Pluses are the closeness to the rail station and having a few bars nearby. Minuses are there was no towel given out at check in or in the room, a lousy view from my room save for...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank bruce h
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Into week 3 now. I was under the impression they were good because two of the people in the staff did what is expected in any hospitality property. Boy was I wrong. The prices are always inflated. They charged me €165 a week for a...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Sakura D
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for just one night in Cork, but wish we stayed longer. Staff working here are amazing and rooms are excellent. Well kept and taken care of. Also, having a bar right down in the main floor was a plus, before heading out for...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank AyMarVybz
Reviewed 11 August 2018

For those that want cool live music every night with the bar just downstairs, it's really perfect. Staff are friendly and the city centre is literally about five minutes walk away. You meet all kinds of people, tourists and locals alike and it's never boring....More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank CarolineS3015
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elainew748
17 January 2017|
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Response from Bruhostel | Property representative |
We recommend our guests park in the train station over flow car park. This is situated at the rear of the train station on Railway Street and is only a 4 minute walk from the Hostel. The cost is €9.00 for 24 hours. Please... More
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"Good location"
Agusgt21
19 Jun 2018
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"Avoid the place at all costs"
kevinmD3151GP
10 Oct 2017
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"Bring your own towel."
DarrenDev
21 Nov 2016
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"Hard to get a good night sleep due to loud bar and very bad mattresses."
padraigbuckley2013
7 Oct 2016
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PRICE RANGE
US$26 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IrelandProvince of MunsterCorkMontenotte
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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