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The 10 Best Cornwall Hostels – Hostels in Cornwall, United Kingdom

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Land's End Hostel, Trevescan

Sennen

Land's End Hostel is a converted Mill Barn, set in the hamlet of Trevescan, just half a mile from Lands End landmark and the South West Coastal Path.

This 5-star rated hostel offers a shared kitchen, inside and outside dining areas and a summer house with seating. All rooms have flat-screen TVs and complimentary WiFi. The place exceeded our expectations. It was very clean and cosy. The breakfast was excellent!

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9.6
Exceptional
129 reviews

Cohort Hostel

St Ives

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Cohort Hostel offers accommodation in the centre of St Ives. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar, private courtyard, TV room and large communal lounge.

There is free luggage storage space at the property. Very modern facilities and upbeat hostel with amazing free coffee, large lounge to chill in, lovely cosy shared rooms with curtains, private lights and plugs with each bed and a sink in the rooms with mirror. Great location right nextdoor to the theatre

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9.3
Awesome
188 reviews

Eden's Yard Backpackers Car Free Hostel

St Austell

Offering a barbecue and terrace, Eden's Yard Backpackers Car Free Hostel is situated in St Austell in the Cornwall Region, 700 metres from Eden Project. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant.

You will find a kettle in the room. All rooms come with a shared bathroom equipped with a shower. Eden's Yard Backpackers Car Free Hostel features free WiFi . Julia and Neil are great hosts and have created a friendly and comfortable environment where fellow travelers can get to know each other. Room was cosy, beds comfortable, Julia cooks delicious evening meals (cooked veggie breakfast also highly recommended!) and there's plenty of local Cornish beers available en-site too. The hostel is an easy walk to the Eden Project and close to transport links - alternatively, Neil provides car rides for a very reasonable rate. Excellent value. Definitely recommended.

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9.5
Exceptional
177 reviews

YHA Treyarnon Bay

Padstow

Located in the picturesque Cornwall village of Treyarnon, this YHA hostel is just 50 metres from the sandy beach. This beautiful country house-style building offers affordable accommodation and a restaurant. Breakfast was good cooked to order and plenty of cereals, toast fruit juice too

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9
Awesome
232 reviews

YHA Lizard

Lizard

A former Victorian hotel with fantastic sea views, YHA Lizard is just a minute’s walk from the scenic coast and beaches. It includes a self-catering kitchen and a shop for guests.

Laundry facilities are available at the hostel, with washing machines for use by guests.The majority of bedrooms contain bunk beds. The YHA Lizard was awesome. Eat at the Witch Ball and Coast Coffee. Go see the location on the point, just go.

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9.1
Awesome
205 reviews

Smarties Surf Lodge

Newquay

Boasting a shared lounge, Smarties Surf Lodge is situated in Newquay in the Cornwall region, 500 metres from Towan Beach and 500 metres from The Harbour Beach. The property is around 2.9 km from Newquay Zoo, 7 km from Oasis Fun Pools and 9 km from DairyLand Farm World. The hostel has family rooms. Jackie was an amazing host. Very accommodating and provided arrival beers and Home made banana cake! What more could you ask for! The facilities where so clean and comfy also. I would definitely reccomend and return here when back in Newquay. The location is perfect within fistral and town also. Thanks Jackie!

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9.3
Awesome
30 reviews

YHA Eden Project

Par

With rooms made from shipping containers, YHA Eden Project is located 15 minutes’ walk from the world’s largest indoor rainforest.

Local activities include hiking, cycling and watersports, Situated on Cornwall’s south coast, the town of St Austell is just a 15-minute drive away from the hostel. The price, the location, the staff, the cafe, the pizza, the shared kitchen facilities. We had a fab stay really, thoroughly recommended. We will be coming back for Eden project as it's ideal .

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8.4
Very Good
552 reviews

St Christopher's Inn Newquay

Newquay

The hostel offers a variety of rooms, including dormitories and private rooms. Most rooms feature spectacular sea views and en suite bathrooms. Bed linen is supplied.

A continental breakfast is available daily at St Christopher's Newquay and the Belushi’s Bar offers guests a 25% discount on food, as well as a state of the art sound system and regular live music nights. The staff, the location was amazing, on a cliff overlooking the ocean, couldn't ask for better, everything was really clean too.

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8.4
Very Good
352 reviews

YHA Coverack

Coverack

The Victorian country house offers private and dormitory bedrooms, some with private bathrooms or wonderful views. The majority of rooms contain bunk beds. There is also a games room, library and a lounge. this place has a spacious car park, room and bathroom are clean, staff are so friendly. suitable for family stay

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8.8
Excellent
122 reviews

YHA Boswinger

Boswinger

This YHA hostel is located on the beautiful Roseland Peninsula with views of the Cornish coast and countryside. The South West Coast Path is just on the doorstep and Heligan Gardens and the Eden Project are a short drive or bus journey away.

The majority of rooms contain bunk beds and there is a choice of private rooms or shared single-sex dormitories. Beautiful outdoor and view. Toilets,showers and rooms are clean. Staff are kind and helpful.

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8.8
Excellent
121 reviews

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