Places to Stay in Sheffield
The city of Sheffield has a rich history and tourist attractions that draw a huge number of tourists. From boutique hotels to family run bed and breakfasts, there is always an affordable option for anyone visiting the city. Below are some of the versatile accommodation options available in this fourth largest city in England and each caters to the unique needs of its visitors.
Hotels are the most traditional accommodation options for most tourists. Sheffield is home to hotels that feature period and modern charm. You can expect first class accommodation in the four-star hotels some of which are housed in buildings that date as far back as the 17th century.
Most hotels, although the epitome of modern designs and amenities, have retained the Yorkshire charm and character. Most are also a walking distance from Sheffield city centre or have a shuttle to the city centre.
Great recommendations include the Holiday Inn Express Sheffield City Centre, Jurys Inn Sheffield, Novotel Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel, just to name but a few.
Apartments and Cottages
With more and more people opting for a more personalized vacation environment, the option of self-catering units has become increasingly popular. In Sheffield, you can expect anything from converted farm houses on the outskirts of the city to converted barns within peak district which allow you to explore the countryside at your pleasure or indulge in horse riding or cycling.
Within the city centre you will find apartments with close proximity to famous tourist attractions like the botanical gardens or the historic Kelhamisland area. For those who prefer a combination of hotel services within a homely comfortable space, you can opt for the apartments that offer onsite business services among other hotel amenities.
Rosa Cottage, the Millhouse’s Flat, Bluebell Cottage are among some of the most booked cottages and apartments in Sheffield.
Caravans and Campsite
The city of Sheffield is home to some of the best-camping sites and caravan sites in all English countrysides. Some campsites are family run and offer activities like being able to observe events while others sites offer spa and therapy services.
Caravan sites located along the silver lake provide exceptional facilities for fishing. These type of sites are exclusive to touring caravans and motorhomes only. There are sites that allow both campers and caravans but the two are sited separately.
Most caravan and campsites are located within the countryside to allow you to enjoy the beautiful scenery and outdoor activities.
Campuses and hostels
Several campuses like the University of Sheffield and the Wilson Carlile Centre which are located conveniently within the heart of the city offer exceptional accommodation. The Wilson Carlilecentre is a great venue if you want close proximity to the cultural attractions or sporting activities that are regularly hosted in Sheffield.
The University of Sheffield’s facilities are only available mid-June to September. The en-suite bedrooms which are all available in one block of apartments are open to the public during this period. The apartments have great living areas and are very close to the city centre.
Hostels offer excellent value for money and have incredible flexibility with regard to the facilities. Most provide free WiFi, Fully fitted kitchens, free parking, free lockers, and free continental breakfast for in-house guests.
Sheffield is accustomed to large numbers of people thronging the city periodically owing to the many musical and cultural events on its calendar.
The above options allow various groups to be adequately catered to at all times. Just remember to book well in advance to secure yourself a place.