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Bru Bar And Hostel

57 MacCurtain Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland


Book a few days in Bru and see what Cork has to offer. Great pubs (we have one on the ground floor!), restaurants, festivals and 50,000 students always looking for a good time. Historical sites, famous tourist attractions and the best weather in Ireland!We have live bands/solo artists on stage in the bar 7 nights a week! Monday is open mic night (play for ya pint!) so bring your guitar etc:)All guests get a 20% discount on Bulmers beer and cider range between 4pm & 8pm Sunday to Thursday!All rooms feature private bathrooms, most are en-suite. LADS, THE 3 BED PRIVATE ROOMS HAVE A DOUBLE BED WITH A SINGLE OVER HEAD BUNK! Bru also features free wi fi & internet access as well as a full bar where you can relax and enjoy a pint of the black stuff and live gigs with fellow travellers.Our all local, experienced and friendly staff will assist you with all enquiries and tours can be arranged at the front desk. Please note that we will lock all laptops, sums of money or anything you wish in our safe room. We also have left luggage facilities. All for free of course!In essence, Bru Bar & Hostel takes all the worry out of the accommodation aspect of your visit to Cork as it is simply as good as you will find anywhere.We can help you organise almost anything! nights out, buses, guides, tours, etc etc etc. 24 hour bar / reception.Hen's and Stags are welcome! But we ask that all bookings over 6 people book directly with us. Large bookings may be cancelled if they aren't booked directly through us. Please contact us directly for group bookings larger than 6 people. 


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVD's
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine



Traveler Reviews

“Grand aul spot”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on February 29, 2020

If you coming to cork for the weekend and just going out with mates this spot is great. It's relatively cheap and close to everything. Beds are bit crap but wasn't to big of a deal. We got woke up at...

“Dont understand the bad reviews...”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on January 28, 2020

I stayed at Bru with 3 other friends so we had a room to ourselves with an en suite bathroom. The room was clean and warm, not overly big but it served its purpose. The beds were comfy cages were...

“Awful will never go back!”

Rating: 1 Reviewed on January 19, 2020

Paid for a room, spent money in the bar for my friend and I, Glass broke because of the heat off the candle cleaned it up and was told I wasn't being served alcohol anymore after sitting there...


From the train station, turn left and continue walking until you see the LeisurePlex in front of you. Bru Bar & Hostel is across the street.From the bus station, cross the bridge and walk towards an old church up on the hill in front of you. When you pass the LeisurePlex on your left, walk around the corner and you will see Bru Bar & Hostel across the road.From the airport hop on a bus and get off at the bus station, follow the above directions.


24 hours cancellation.

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