February 5th, 2018
Last week we attended the HostelWorld Conference in Dublin. We weren’t sure what we were going to get from it, a bit of industry insight maybe, hints and tips on how to be better and what other people were doing… Whatever we expected we got so much more!
January 12th, 2018
We love our planet and being so close to the ocean we are reminded daily of the effect of our business and our lives on this relatively fragile ecosystem; but why do we need to save water? Reduce our energy consumption and go plastic free?
June 12th, 2017
The sun is OUT. The longest day of the year is still in front of us and we all know that Summer is coming.
This is one of THE best times to be in St Ives and there’s a reason these next few months are the busiest of the year. When faced with a day in St Ives however there’s still the big question… WHAT SHALL I DO?
May 10th, 2017
It’s that time of year again – Festival Time in St Ives. As you might know Cornwall has a history of festival shenanigans – we love a good knees up; it’s an excuse to take time off work, hit the beach or harbour and celebrate all things Cornish. Coming up this weekend we have the St Ives Food & Drink Festival followed by the St Ives Literary Festival. Read all about it…
September 12th, 2016
We live in the UK, we know that sometimes – when you’re least expecting it – it rains. It can change plans but don’t let it put you off enjoying your time in St Ives. There’s loads to do from enjoying a leisurely coffee, without the pressure to do a challenging coastal walk, through to a spa day and a visit to the St Ives museum. Our list will keep you busy for at least 2 days of inclement weather.
June 22nd, 2016
In April of this year Cohort Hostel was taken over for two days by a wedding party. They decorated it beautifully, organised fantastic activities and food for the whole party, spending their very special 2 days with their closest friends and family. We were delighted to be a part of their celebrations.
April 11th, 2016
A while ago we bought Jason a beer in exchange for interviewing him about his holiday in St Ives. We were keen to get a guest perspective on the place and – as you all know – when you’re visiting a place most of what you pick up is from other visitors.
March 28th, 2016
St Ives is a great place to spend the Summer doing seasonal work, be it behind a bar, waiting or cleaning. We have a great Jobs Board at Cohort for those of you interested in having a great time with fab people over the summer.
September 5th, 2015
If you’ve never been to St Ives you wouldn’t necessarily know how beautiful it is, how much there is to do and what the surrounding area is like. This postcard from Visit Cornwall gives you a great idea of what you might expect (it obviously misses out the awesome time you’ll have at Cohort!).
August 27th, 2015
We had a great time at the St Ives Beer & Cider Festival. We had free tickets for anyone staying with us and let’s just say that it was a good job we were only seconds from our beds at the end of the night.