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Bru Bar & Hostel

57 MacCurtain Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland, Distance from city centre: 2.1km

Rating: 82% from 19 reviews

  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 85%Staff
  • 83%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 87%Location
  • 82%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities

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  • Too expensive for what they offer. I've travelled all around Europe and stay always in hostels and this is one of the worsts I've been. Really expensive for a little room with a terrible bathroom not really clean and a extremely dirty kitchen. Also you can't check in until 13 pm which is absurd in a hostel. Not staying here again.
  • 51%
  • 20 Aug 2015 Anonymous Spain
  • Staff really didn't have time to help answer questions over all as they were overwhelmed-but the person who checked me in was great. Room was clean and the hostel is close to everything including the train station. Noise wasn't an issue. Lack of WiFi was one. No WiFi in the room itself. Downstairs, I couldn't get it to work and after asking tons of questions, no one would help. Cleaning staff were nice.
  • 80%
  • 11 Jul 2015 Jennifer USA
  • Very impressed. This is a great place!!! 4 bedroom hostel with a bathroom/shower! Common / kitchen areas are huge! Bar is HAPPENING! Great experience!
  • 91%
  • 10 Jul 2015 Michael USA
  • A nice kitchen and common area to watch TV and relax. Dorm rooms are very small and cramped.
  • 63%
  • 25 Jun 2015 Anonymous USA
  • The staff was so helpful and accomadating and the atmosphere was so fun. Loved staying here !
  • 89%
  • 24 Jun 2015 Kristen USA
  • The hostel is located above a bar, on a main street, across the river from the main tourist attractions. Those are about a ten - twenty minute walk away. The bar is a good place to hang out; the evening I was there they were having an open mike night. Internet access worked well, 5 euros per day. Parking is not provided, but there were spots available on the next block. Although it may seem odd to walk through a bar - certainly was to me - I recommend this hostel without any concerns at all.
  • 91%
  • 11 May 2015 Anonymous Canada
  • VERY LOUD with the bar downstairs.
  • 69%
  • 11 May 2015 Anonymous Canada
  • the staff were lovely people
  • 100%
  • 24 Apr 2015 Patricia France
  • We stayed for just one night but everything was good. Clean, with a good big kitchen. The staff are really friendly and honest. We forgot some personal belongings on the room and they called us to let us know, keeping it safe until we were able to comeback and pick them up.
  • 89%
  • 13 Oct 2014 Anonymous Brazil
  • Not too far from anything. Having a bar downstairs was great for meeting other travellers staying at the hostel.
  • 100%
  • 07 Oct 2014 Anonymous USA
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