Cohort Hostel, St Ives, Cornwall for Youth and Schools

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Youth Property Type: 
Large youth group accommodation for 50 with indoor and outdoor social spaces, near surf beaches of St Ives

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Cohort Hostel, St Ives, Cornwall, sleeps 8-50 in 12 bedrooms.

Cohort is stylish and secure with contemporary accommodation facilities which students and youth groups love.

Superfast WiFi, unique indoor and outdoor communal spaces and its superb location in the centre of St Ives makes it the perfect place to stay while you explore St Ives and other parts of South West Cornwall.

There is a large lounge, private courtyard, TV room, cinema facilities and both shared dorm accommodation and private rooms for groups with leaders, supervisors and/or teachers.

The communal kitchen is fully equipped with crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils, catering sized pots and pans and has an oven, 2 microwaves, toasters and kettles. It is large enough for groups to cook and group dining is available in the lounge, dining room or outside in the courtyard.

Areas can be sectioned off for group discussions and socialising if the hostel is occupied by other guests; exclusive use is also available October - May.

Full risk assessments are available on request and once the booking is made a free planning stay for youth leaders / teachers is available. Electronic key cards provide groups with total security and during a period of exclusive use the front door remains locked to non-guests so groups with younger children can feel completely safe. First aid trained staff are on site overnight and reception is open 9am - 10pm.

Cohort has connections with all the local organisations so can assist in organising surf lessons (and/or other water sports), art workshops, walking tours, etc. Discounts at local eateries are also available on a group or individual basis.

Breakfasts, packed lunches and evening meals are offered as an option for groups. Breakfast is £1.75 per person per day, packed lunches £3.80 per person per day and 2 course evening meals from £9/person.


Fully equipped communal kitchen with crockery and cutlery, pots and pans, microwaves, ovens, toasters and hobs.
There is a small, indoor dining room and large, private courtyard next to the kitchen or you can dine in the lounge / bar area.
Large lounge / bar / reception area along with a TV room and cinema facilities for groups who take the whole place.
TV room which is free to use. The cinema screen in the main lounge can be used for movie nights if a group has the whole hostel.
Superfast WiFi (up to 200MB) throughout the property, along with plenty of plugs and USB ports to charge up and use personal equipment.
There is no games room but there is a foosball table in the courtyard and a wide selection of board games in the lounge.
Central heating throughout the building.
Six x 6 & one x 8 bed dorm + 3 private rooms which can accommodate singles, twins, triples or doubles. All bathroom facilities are shared.
Bed linen is provided free of charge. Towels are available to hire.
There are 3 shower blocks, 1 x female, 1 x male and 1 x unisex. There are also (hot) outdoor facilities for showering off surf / outdoor equipment.
There is a disabled toilet and wheelchair access to some parts of the building.
Accommodation for children aged 3 and over if the hostel is being used by other guests; with exclusive use there is no minimum age requirement.
Private courtyard with tables. Storage for surf boards and bikes. Washing lines available. Hot, outdoor shower. Wet suit hangers. Foosball table.
There is no swimming pool.
There are 3 large car parks all within a short walking distance of the hostel. These are all subject to a fee and available on a 24hr basis.
Smoking is permitted outside the front of the building and in the courtyard only. There is no smoking or vaping within the building.
Pets are not allowed.



Cohort is just minutes from over 50 bars, cafes and restaurants and 5 minutes from St Ives' breathtaking beaches. It is a 5 minute walk to both the bus station and train station.
St Ives.
Osbornes grocery store is just steps from the doorstep, a Co-op supermarket is next door and other independent shops, including bakeries and cafes, are less than 2 minutes from the front door.
Mexican and Indian restaurants over the road; about 5 cafes within a 30 second walk; Fish & Chip shop round the corner.

Booking Information

Prices shown are per person per night. Exclusive use price is from £600/night (low season) for a group of up to 60 people. Please email for more information or to make a group booking enquiry.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

The Stennack
St Ives
TR26 1FF
United Kingdom
St Ives train station is a 5-7 minute walk from Cohort.
St Ives bus station is less than a 5 minute walk from Cohort.
Newquay is a 50 minute drive from Cohort.

Rental Rates

Prices from £17 p.p.p.n in the dorms and from £25 p.p.p.n in private rooms. Exclusive use prices start at £600/night in low season (up to 50 people) and go to £995/night at more popular times of year. Occasionally (Nov - March) we can host up to 60 people so please ask if you need more beds.

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Cohort Hostel, St Ives, Cornwall

Lee Strickland

Joined us: 2015
+44 (0)1736 791 664
The Stennack
St Ives
TR26 1FF
United Kingdom