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Cohort Hostel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cumbria, UK
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

The Cohort is ideally positioned in the centre of the town. The old building has been superbly refurbished, although the quirky layout took a bit of learning. I paid the extra for sole occupation of a two bunk room. It was inside the building with no external window, but a quiet electric fan kept it comfortable.

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leerotbart, Manager at Cohort Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday.

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Excellent value for money. Staff are amazingly friendly and the whole hostel is extremely well run. Free tea and coffee before 10. The rooms are spotless. I am a big chap and the beds, showers and toilets were just big enough to be on the edge of comfort which considering the price is outstanding. Great low cost solution in the...

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CohortHostel, Manager at Cohort Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review, we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Really chuffed that you found us good value as we are committed to keeping St Ives affordable on a budget without sacrificing much in the way of facilities and comfort.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stayed for two nights in one of the dorm rooms for New Year's Eve. The hostel was fantastic and modern. We were in one of the old rooms that hadn't been refurbished yet but it was still clean and comfortable. The owners Leigh (sorry if I've spelled that wrong) and Dan we're so lovely and helpful. They've really thought...

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CohortHostel, Owner at Cohort Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review and we're delighted you enjoyed your stay at Cohort - NYE is a superb time to be in the town and there was a great atmosphere in the hostel. Really look forward to seeing you again in the summer - hopefully things will be even better post this winter's...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Comfortable beds with good under bed storage (locked). I found the rooms and bathrooms pretty clean for how busy it was. So close to the beaches at a great price made this a perfect alternative to the expensive hotels on St. Ives. Only draw back is that it was really loud outside of the hostel on the weekend and because...

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CohortHostel, Manager at Cohort Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and we're pleased that we could provide a good budget alternative to the other options in the area. Yes, it can be rather noisy at the front of the hostel, especially on a Saturday night, however we are currently renovating the rooms at the back (ready for March 2017) which we...

Canton of Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 November 2016

at this hostel. Beds were superdeluxe with a curtain. we had a sink in our six bedded female dorm room. nice showers with enough hooks to hang your staff and things. free shelf in the kitchen provided tea, sugar, oil and salt to me.

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CohortHostel, Manager at Cohort Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review; we're so pleased you liked the dorm and found the shower block facilities just right. Maybe see you again sometime :-).

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The staff were really friendly and helpful as to places to visit as well as activities to engage in around St Ives. There is a nice cozy common room with a TV. Also the hostel is nicely decorated with bright colours.

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CohortHostel, Manager at Cohort Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and we're really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Great place whether your staying with friends, family or by yourself either visiting, surfing or just chilling. From the room to the kitchen, toilets and chilling area all clean & tidy. Nice staff. Miss C will go extra mile and likes chocolates. Definitely will be returning.

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CohortHostel, Manager at Cohort Hostel, responded to this review

We look forward to seeing you again and delighted you enjoyed your stay! (PS. We ALL like chocolates! ;-)).

St Albans
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Great location in the heart of beautiful Sty Ives. Travelling solo and the staff and guests were incredibly friendly. Gave loads of great tips re where to go and things to see. The facilities were first class, very clean and comfortable with everything you need! Best accommodation I stayed in during a tour of the Cornwall coast. Thanks guys :)

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CohortHostel, Manager at Cohort Hostel, responded to this review

You're most welcome, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again sometime. Thanks for taking the time to write us a review.

London
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Exceptionally friendly staff and an amazing central location just 5min walk to the beaches in St. Ives! It was a weekend getaway for us and the staff guided us to the best sites around Cornwall region.

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CohortHostel, Owner at Cohort Hostel, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your stay, Cohort is a great place to base yourself to see some amazing Cornish sights. Maybe see you again sometime and thanks for taking the time to write us a review.

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Booked the whole hostel for a birthday bash, did'nt dissapoint one bit, hostel, staff , facilities all brilliant. Perfect location as well ,close to the harbour yet far enough away for peace and quiet, would highly recommend this hostel to anyone,

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CohortHostel, Owner at Cohort Hostel, responded to this review

It was lovely to host you guys and we're delighted that your birthday bash was everything you wanted it to be :-). Hope it got your year off to a good start!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chilled and cheap backpackers accommodation in the centre of St Ives. Beds from £15/night. Free WiFi, Private courtyard, Bar, Lounge, TV Room with free Netflix, Self-catering kitchen, Secure dorms, Private rooms, Storage for boards, bikes & bags. Just 5 minutes from train/bus stations and lots of parking nearby. Less than a minute's walk to over 50 cafes, bars, galleries and 4 spectacular beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cohort Hostel

Address: The Stennack | Town Centre, St Ives TR26 1FF, England (Formerly St. Ives Backpackers)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > St Ives
Price Range: RM240 - RM280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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St. Ives Backpackers Hotel St Ives
Cohort Hostel St Ives, Cornwall
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“All good rooms, beds really comfortable which was a surprise.👍👍”
jimmygreenarmy, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms were clean and it was nice to have a curtain around one's bunk for a bit of privacy. Haven't seen that in any YHA bunk rooms.”
louiseqs, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you travelling on your own, check room availability. We booked a room for all of us”
SalisburySimon, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Mixed sex rooms. Don't forget card key if leaving room. Padlock for storage needed to secure luggage/backpack.”
gingellh, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in 6-bed dorm room, the other ladies we were staying with were a bit messy as some point but other than that the rest was fine.”
anjas63, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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