Cohort Hostel, The Stennack, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1FF

Call Reception on 01736 791664


Cohort is a multi-award winning accommodation provider housed in a stunning, Grade II listed building in the centre of St Ives. Specialising in school trip accommodation and perfect for families it has spectacular original features and comfortable, contemporary rooms with custom built pod beds. Facilities include free, super fast WiFi, an in-house bar, lounge, private courtyard, dining room, movie/TV room and a fully equipped kitchen with a small supermarket open 7 days a week next door. Sleeping accommodation is in private rooms and shared dorms. Storage for (surf) boards, bikes & bags is available along with laundry facilities. Helpful staff will be delighted to share with you all the delights that South West Cornwall and St Ives have to offer and are on hand to help and support school trip organisers with all aspects of their planning. Our specialist website: has an online itinerary planner tool and downloadable risk assessments. Cohort offers accommodation-only options through to full board for all organised groups and schools. Situated just 5 minutes from train/bus stations and the SW Coast Path, with lots of parking nearby. Less than a minute's walk to over 50 cafés, bars and galleries, Tate St Ives, Leach Pottery, unique landscape and just seconds away from St Ives' four spectacular beaches. With great eco credentials Cohort Hostel now boasts a GOLD green tourism award!

This accommodation is featured on our map of Devon, Cornwall and the West Country and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    60: 1x8, 7x6, 1x4, 2x twin, 1x twin/double/triple
  • Open:

    Open all year
  • Price per night:

    From £17
  • Booking:

    Book via website. Groups should email or phone.
  • Directions:

    From A30 take A3074 (St Ives), follow the road for about 2 miles into St Ives. At the Harbour Hotel turn right into the main town and follow the road until it turns sharply to the right and goes downhill. Turn left onto Gabriel Street just before the library. Cohort is past the Co-op on the right. NO PARKING. Please use local car parks.
  • Public Transport :

    From Penzance train get off at St Erth, take branch line to St Ives. Also National Express coach from London and Newquay. Nearest airports: Newquay (45 minutes) or Exeter (1.45 hours).
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Land's End Trail and Mary Michael Pilgrim's Way South West Coast Path
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aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
8Green Tourism Award: Gold
vWithin 5 miles of NCN
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Cohort Hostel

Enjoy the empty beaches, spectacular coastline, fresh air and sunlight in stunning St Ives.

September 3rd 2020

Winter is an amazing time of year to be in St Ives. The crowds have dispersed and the beaches are empty. Amazing for wild swimming, walking, indulging in world famous art, shopping and eating.

St Ives really does have something for everyone and in a world where we could all do with a recharge this is most definitely the place to do it. Get on top of your mental health and breathe the Atlantic Ocean in deep.

We have a good amount of availability in private rooms only for the coming winter months. Cohort Hostel is an award winning hostel with the all-important Covid Secure ‘We’re Good To Go’ accreditation. Trust us to keep you safe while you enjoy this beautiful part of the world.


Geography Trips to St Ives in Cornwall

March 10th 2020

The physical and human geography of the region; its coastline, geology and industrial heritage make Cornwall a great destination for geography field trips. Stay at award winning hostel Cohort.

Geography trips to St Ives not only benefit from the town itself, with all its facilities and activites, but also from its location in a truly diverse part of Cornwall. St Ives is the jewel in Cornwall’s crown; with stunning beaches, a vibrant town and a phenomenal history which charts its rise from tiny, fishing village to the centre of international modern art to one of Britain’s most popular tourist destinations. Visit for more information.

Cohort Hostel is right in the centre of town offering award winning facilities for groups of all sizes. Accommodation-only options through to full board along with classroom facilities if needed.


Award winning hostel in St Ives just minutes from the South West Coast Path

February 15th 2020

Walking the SW Coast Path? Why not book a stopover at the chic and trendy Cohort Hostel?

Situated in the vibrant centre of St Ives and housed in a grade II building, Cohort’s cool and contemporary feel will be a real change from most of the other accommodation you will find on the route.  Quality budget accommodation for the young and the young at heart.

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