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

Call Reception on 01736 791664


Cohort is a sytlish and comfortable hostel housed in a stunning, Grade II listed building in the centre of St Ives. 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. 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 and just seconds away from St Ives' four spectacular beaches.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    61: 1x8, 7x6, 1x4, 2x twin, 1x twin/double/triple
  • Open:

    Feb-Dec. Reception 8am-11pm.
  • 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 St Ives 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

This accommodation is by the sea, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, is a Green Business Award Winner and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the map of accommodation for school groups, the The Land's End Trail & Mary Michael Pilgrim's Way Map, the City, Backpacker and Boutique Hostels map and the SW Coast Path.


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
sComputer with internet
7Green Tourism Award: Silver
vWithin 5 miles of NCN
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Cohort Hostel

New Years Eve in St Ives is not to be missed.

October 7th 2019

This beautiful town boasts the 3rd largest firework display in the country (after London and Edinburgh). No one needs tickets for anything and dressing up is compulsary. With friendly central accommodation at Cohort Hostel, what’s stopping you? Welcome to the UK’s largest fancy-dress, street party.

Welcome to the UK’s largest fancy-dress, street party.   St Ives on New Years Eve.

Right in the centre of the action, Cohort is  cool and convivial, chilled out and arty.  Have a drink in the bar or chill out and read in your room; cook in the kitchen; watch TV or join in the New Year’s Eve fun. It’s completely up to you…

Minimum of two nights stay for New Year bookings.

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Don’t miss out on spending a few days in St Ives this Summer at Cohort Hostel

June 27th 2019

Why have all the hassle of going abroad when you can come down to the Mediterranean-like beaches in West Cornwall. If you’ve never been to St Ives put it on your list RIGHT NOW for this summer.

St Ives is a spectacular destination whether you like watersports, shopping, visiting art galleries (Tate St Ives is award winning and right on the beach) or just chilling on the beach. Cohort Hostel is right in the centre of town, minutes from the bus, train stations, parking and most importantly – the beach. From £26/person/night you can’t get a better deal for this summer.


Summer in St Ives

June 27th 2019

Spectacular beaches, world famous art galleries & museums, phenomenal walking, great surf, water sports galore, beautiful shops and picturesque streets… and that’s just St Ives!

If you’ve never visited Cornwall before now is the time; use St Ives and Cohort Hostel as your base to explore this spectacularly beautiful part of the UK.

Use Cohort Hostel as your base to explore St Ives and the surrounds; we recommend 3 – 5 days to get the most out of SW Cornwall. From St Ives you can easily get to Lands End, St Michael’s Mount, the Eden Project, the Minack Theatre and even the Scilly Isles on a day trip.

St Ives itself is the home of the Tate, Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden and Leach Pottery. You can do boat trips out to seal colonies, take a motorboat out on the ocean and see St Ives from the water, eat and drink to your hearts content and don’t forget the all important pasty and cream tea.

See you soon!

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