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.

The nearest train and bus stations within a 10-minute walk from the property. There is parking available nearby.

This is our guests' favourite part of St Ives, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Cohort Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 14 Aug 2017.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in St Ives, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7


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Room type
1 double bed
2 bunk beds
3 single beds
1 double bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Porthminster Beach

    9.4 Superb beach
    400 yards from property
  • Porthmeor Beach

    9.3 Superb beach
    450 yards from property
  • Bamaluz Beach

    8.9 Fabulous beach
    700 yards from property
  • Porthgwidden Beach

    9.3 Superb beach
    800 yards from property
  • Carbis Bay Beach

    Carbis Bay Beach

    9.3 Superb beach
    1,600 yards from property
  • Porthkidney Beach

    9.2 Superb beach
    1.5 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Sheets yes. Not towels, but they are available to hire from reception.
    Answered on 19 October 2019
  • Hi, we are friends of 5 travel together, can we share one domitrtory? And toilet is included in the room or not?
    Hi, we are currently selling our 6 bed mixed Dormitory rooms as private rooms only. All our facilities are shared so we do not offer any en-suit options.
    Answered on 28 July 2021
  • HI, I see a "budget twin room" for £179 for 2 nights (6-8 Sep) - in the small print, it says "4 single beds". So can I book this room just for a singl..
    Hi, all the rooms are private at the moment, so you will not be sharing the room with anybody else. You can book it just for yourself and the price is..
    Answered on 5 September 2021
  • Hi I see pictures of a communal kitchen but none listed in the description. Is this available?
    Hello, Yes, we have a communal kitchen that is free for guests to use between the hours of 7am and 10pm. Cutlery, crockery and cooking appliances etc..
    Answered on 16 October 2022
  • Hi, are the rooms still 'private' under the covid restrictions (October 2021) or might we find a stranger sharing a four bed room with the three of us?
    Hi :) this season we have opted to only operate private rooms so no guests will be sharing rooms until next year. Thanks, Ash
    Answered on 30 September 2021
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Facilities of Cohort Hostel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Cohort Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 22:00


Until 10:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 3 years are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 3 and older are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Bankcard Cohort Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that any arrivals after 22:00 has to be confirmed with the property prior to arrival.

Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this property will not be accepting cash until further notice.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Cohort Hostel

  • The prices at Cohort Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The nearest beach is just 200 yards from Cohort Hostel.

  • Check-in at Cohort Hostel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Cohort Hostel is 450 yards from the centre of St Ives.

  • Cohort Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Walking tours
    • Bicycle rental
    • Happy hour