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 multi-award willing hostel also specialises in school groups, from accommodation-only through to full board options and as much help as needed with itinerary planning. 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:

    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 Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, 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, the SW Coast Path and the Visit Britain COVID-19 Risk Assessment Good to Go scheme.

It has availability at August Bank Holiday, Autumn Half Term, May Bank Holiday and Easter.


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
8Green Tourism Award: Gold
vWithin 5 miles of NCN
9Best Price Guarantee



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News & Offers from Cohort Hostel

We’re Good to Go and ready to greet you!

July 3rd 2020

Here at Cohort we have been busy planning our re-opening. We’re opening rooms for private occupancy with each room having it’s only shower within the shower blocks. Rooms are available for 1-6 occupancy of people adhering to govt guidelines.

The kitchen is currently closed but we are working hard to open it as soon as we can. Our reception will be open with distancing measures in place. Sorry no cash, no laundrette or drying room.  There will be a limit to how many can use the lounge at any one time.  Only 2 people (or one bubble) allowed in the shower block at any one time.  There’s lots more information on Cohort’s website.




Cohort Hostel in St Ives is re-opening from the 4th July

June 19th 2020

Get booking now to secure your summer holiday. In a Covid-19 world we understand that there is a new normal. Read about everything Cohort is doing to ensure you have a great stay.

*Private rooms only, for 1 – 6 people*
*Flexible booking terms*
*Enhanced cleaning measures*
*Social distancing measures*
*Traffic system around the building*

TRUST that we are doing everything possible to ensure you have a superb and SAFE stay. After all… we all need a holiday!

See everything we are doing here:

TRUST, TRUST, TRUST. In a Covid-19 world we understand that there is a new normal. Read about everything we are doing to ensure you have a great stay.

Find other accommodation re-opening here.

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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.


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