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All the facilities you need to enjoy your stay. Be sociable or chill out as you see fit and take advantage of our free WiFi to email, Facebook, tweet or upload photos


Open 8am – 10pm daily; the guys who work at Cohort love St Ives and are keen to share their top tips and locals’ secrets with you. Just ask.

At reception we also stock a small selection of convenient items such as ear plugs, painkillers, snacks, shampoo and shower gel; all at hostel prices.

Bar & Lounge

Chill out or socialise in the main lounge. Social hour is daily between 5 -7pm where you can get drinks at even better prices than usual. We have a good selection of beers, ciders and local ales along with a few spirits, soft drinks, hot drinks and snacks.

Free tea & coffee

Before 10am every morning. Join us in the main lounge for a pick-me-up to start your day.

Superfast WiFi

Available for free throughout the entire building.

Luggage store

There is a secure luggage room for you to leave your bags if you check in early or are catching a late bus or train out of St Ives.

TV / Movie Room

Accessible 24/7, chill out and relax in a quiet side room off the main lounge.

iPad & Printing

We have an iPad in the lounge for communal use and just ask reception if you need to print off boarding passes, tickets, etc.

Fully equipped kitchen

Microwaves, toasters, pots & pans, cutlery, crockery, you need it – we’ll have it.


If the weather’s good then chill out in the courtyard, it’s just off the kitchen so the perfect place to eat.

Outdoor shower

We have a HOT shower in the courtyard so you can hose down yourself, your wetsuits and boards.

Storage for bikes & boards

We have secure storage in the courtyard for your bicycles and boards (surf boards, body boards, etc.).

Showers & Toilets

There are two shower blocks at the front of the building consisting of 3 male and 3 female toilets & showers. There is a unisex shower / toilet block which services the dorm rooms in the far building (Rooms 11, 12 & 13).

Dorm rooms 1, 2, 4, 5 and Private rooms 3, 9 & 10 have a hand basin en suite.

Towel, padlock & pillow hire

We do not provide towels but you can hire them from reception for £1.50/towel. Please note that these towels are only for use in the hostel and not to be taken outside or to the beach. A £5 deposit will be required which you will get back at the end of your stay.

Each bed has its own storage facility which requires a padlock, if you do not have your own then you can hire or buy one from reception. They are £2 to hire (£3 deposit required) and £5 to buy.

Each bed has one pillow, if you’d like an extra one pillows are available to hire from reception. £2 to hire with a £5 deposit.

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Pod dorm beds From £20/person/night
Twin rooms From £42/night
Triple rooms From £63/night

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