Useful Sheffield info:-

Sheffield is a busy, metropolitan city in South Yorkshire. It is one of the eight largest regional English cities that make up the Core Cities Group (self-selected and self-financed regional cities in England and outside Greater London) and is the third largest English district by population. There is a lot to see and do in Sheffield, with something to suit everyone of all ages. For those of you who enjoy an active lifelstyle, why not visit both the Sheffield Cable Waterski Centre and the Sheffield Ice Sports Centre, where you can learn new skills such as wakeboarding or waterskiing with fully qualified instructors and iceskating respectively. This is a brilliant opportunity to try something new and exciting whilst you are visiting Sheffield.

If you are visiting Sheffield with your family, there are plenty of child friendly activities to enjoy. The Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre is an enjoyable, educational day out where your children can get up, close and personal with a huge range of different animals. Quasar is a laser-tag game that can be enjoyed by all ages and is a brilliant family fun adventure. For really young ones, why not take them to Jungle Monkey's, an under 6's indoor soft play area. Jungle Monkeys is an excellent, friendly place to visit, where it allows your children to socialise, communicate and learn through play.

If you enjoy the more historical features of a city, the Crucible Theatre, Cathedral, City Museum, Hillsborough Stadium and the University are all good places to visit, allowing you soak up the history of this ancient city. There are also many relaxing, outdoor adventures that you can enjoy whilst visiting the city. Sheffield Winter Gardens is a beautiful place to relax and take in the views around you. With its large array of shops and restauraunts, this city really does have something for everyone.

Taxis

Mercury Taxis - 0114 3218887
Central Travel Ltd - 0114 3212251 / 0114 3212267
S1 Taxis Ltd - 0114 2555111

 

Restaurants

Silversmith's Restauraunt and Bar - 0114 2706160
BB's Italian Restauraunt - 0114 2799394
Taybarns - 01226 350035

Local Activities

Penistone Paramont
Sheffield Theatres
Sheffield Cable Waterski

Amenities

  • No of rooms: 95
  • 24hr Reception
  • Restaurant/Bar
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities in every room
  • Disabled Access/Lift to all floors
  • Hotel non-smoking throughout
  • Cots available
  • Satellite TV/telephone in every room
  • Off-site Car parking available (£7.50 per 24hrs)
  • Wake up call available
  • Currency Exchange
  • Radio

Ibis Hotel Sheffield City Centre - Rooms from £45

This two star hotel is located right in the heart of the city, situated just a five minute walk from the train and coach station. The hotel is ideally located for the Ponds Forge International Sport Centre as well as all of the major city centre destinations such as the University, gardens and theatres. There is also a tram spot 150 metres away from the hotel and will take you to the door step of the Meadowhall shopping centre, the Arena or the Don Valley Stadium.

All of the 95 rooms in the hotel are en-suite and all have tea/coffee making facilities amongst other essentials. They also have a self-controlled air-cooling system as well as double glazed windows to keep the noise of the hustle and bustle of the city out.

There is free WiFi throughout the hotel.
Although there is no on-site car park, the “Q” car park In Castlegate, which is 50 metres away from the hotel, offers a discounted rate for hotel residents.

 

Amenities

  • No of rooms: 128
  • Wi-Fi available throughout
  • Meeting facilities
  • Restaurant

Hilton Sheffield Hotel - Rooms from £69

The Hilton Sheffield Hotel is set on the quayside, just a 2 minute walk from the city centre, with the Peak District National Park just ten miles away. The hotel is in an ideal location for visiting well known attractions such as, Sheffield Arena and Meadowhall Shopping Centre.

The hotel is perfect for business meetings, with nine meeting rooms, for up to three hundred, as well as a business centre. So whether you are here on business, or to visit Sheffield, the Hilton Sheffield Hotel is the ideal base.

All rooms have Wi-Fi available and guests can come and relax in out swimming pool, gym and restaurant, not to mention dining on modern British cuisine at The Quays restaurant, drinking coffee at the Caffe Cino, or enjoying a beer at The Quays Bar.

The hotel is just a 45 minute drive from East Midland Airport too.

 

Amenities

  • No of rooms: 10
  • TV
  • Hotel non-smoking throughout
  • Wi-Fi available throughout
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms

Sleep Hotel - Rooms from £36

This quality accommodation is located right in the heart of the city centre, allowing you to make the most of the major attractions that Sheffield has to offer. The major transport links are all close to the hotel, as well as the major attractions. Whether you are in Sheffield for business or pleasure, the Sleep Hotel is an ideal base for either.

The hotel hosts ten, recently refurbished rooms, which include as standard, a television and tea and coffee making facilities. As there is not a 24 hr. Reception within the Sleep Hotel, there is a self-check-in, so guests can let themselves in anytime.

PLEASE NOTE: The Sleep Hotel does not serve food. There are café’s and shops within walking distance. Ask at hotel for details.