Editor Picks: Cheap Hotels in Sheffield

by Gareth Jones  |  Published March 22, 2022

One of northern England’s gems, Sheffield’s history and cultural offerings are some of the regions’ best.

Hampton by Hilton, Sheffield (Photo: Booking.com)

Sheffield’s long-held reputation as an industrial workhorse is well-deserved. Yet, the city has transformed itself into a modern city that has a vibrant culture. Sheffield has nurtured some of pop’s biggest players; think Human League, Pulp and Arctic Monkeys. It’s no surprise then, that the city harbours a swathe of bars, clubs and live venues dedicated to audio pleasures. Using a number of key factors, like value and amenities, here, we have highlighted our choices of the best cheap-stay hotels in Sheffield.

Hampton by Hilton Sheffield

Set in one of the prime spots for shopping and entertainment in Sheffield, Hampton by Hilton Sheffield offers its residents easy access to a diverse range of shops, galleries and museums. The hotel’s layout is spacious and easy to navigate. The reception and bar area are decked out in clean, modern décor. Guest rooms are comfortable and roomy, and are each kitted out with flat-screen TV, internet connection and air conditioning. Snacks are available 24 hours a day, and there’s a small gym and conference room. Rooms from £63.

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Best Western Sheffield City Centre Cutlers Hotel

Bar & Lounge at Best Western Sheffield City Centre Cutlers Hotel (Photo: Booking.com)

Set 200m from Sheffield Cathedral, Best Western Sheffield possesses an understated style and charm. Rooms are soundproofed and graced with warm, neutral tones and complimentary patterns. The furniture is simple, yet plush and comfortable, and all rooms are equipped with TVs and tea and coffee making facilities. Best Western serves a continental breakfast daily in a clean and cosy restaurant area. It also has a business centre and a welcoming bar for relaxation after a day exploring the Sheffield sights. Rooms from £67 per night.

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Sycamore Suites

Adjacent to the Sheffield’s “Peace Gardens” and the nearby the “Sheffield Winter Garden”, Sycamore Suites is ideally located for those who enjoy a spot of nature. The building itself has retained its industrial heritage by merging the original brick-work with bright white walls and modern décor. Apartments are individually styled, boast underfloor heating and come with their own kitchenette, microwave, refrigerator, and private bathroom. For shopping, the Orchard Square Shopping Centre is a short step away, where you’ll also find a hive of restaurants, bars and clubs. Rooms from £55 per night.

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 ibis Budget Sheffield Centre St Marys Gate

Bar & Lounge at ibis Budget Sheffield Centre (Photo: Booking.com)

Don’t let the chain hotel moniker fool you, Ibis Budget Sheffield has quite some character. With a warm and homely spirit, it pays homage to the city’s industrial past by displaying raw piping and steel columns with flourishes of colour and pattern. Cosy vintage sofas and an open plan space in the bar area encourage conviviality and conversation. Rooms are simple yet striking, clean and compact and have a contemporary style. Bathrooms are roomy and highly modern. Nearby popular points of interest include Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield Archives. Rooms from £30 per night.

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Easy Hotel Sheffield

For those concerned with making their Sheffield stay economical, and are unconcerned with surrounding themselves with plush furniture and tasteful views, Easy Hotel Sheffield is a safe bet. Functionality is the name of the game here. Rooms are crisp, clean and compact, and bathrooms follow suit. A continental breakfast is available at the hotel’s restaurant. The hotel is around a 4-minute walk from the Crucible Theatre, 800m from The Chimney House and 3km from Don Valley Stadium. A good bolt-hole from which to explore the city-centre with all the major attractions on your doorstep, or within easy reach. Rooms from £29 per night.

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