Hostel in Sheffield, England

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Get to know Sheffield (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Sheffield. To help you make friends with Sheffield before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Sheffield is located in the county of Yorkshire, in the north of England, United Kingdom. Sheffield is a large city, located just off one of the UK's major motorways, the M1. There are regular buses and trains running to other nearby cities, including Manchester, York, and Birmingham (all of which are an hour away), and London (which is three hours away).

Sheffield is a great place to base yourself for exploring the nearby Peak District, which extends through to the city's western boundaries. The Peak District is popular for its hiking trail, camping, and horse riding.

The city itself has all the usual city amenities, such as banks, supermarkets, universities, post offices, and hospitals. Sheffield is known for its green spaces, parks, and gardens, and also has a city tram which operates between some the city's major sights and attractions.

Hostels in Sheffield are clean, social, and relatively cheap for European standards. Free Wi-Fi and a complimentary breakfast is usually included in the price. Sheffield hostel staff are usually more than happy to provide guests with information about local events, activities, and special deals. Some Sheffield hostels also organise day trips to nearby attractions.

The city center is the most popular area to stay in Sheffield, as it is close to all the city's main attractions as well as being a safe district, with many restaurants, bars, and clubs. Though safe, it is still recommended to take care when walking around at night; watch out for pickpockets in busy areas, particularly on busy buses and trains.

Written by local enthusiast for Sheffield hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Sheffield hostels Kelly Sheldrick

FAQ about Sheffield Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Sheffield. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Sheffield. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Sheffield costs on average $24 for a dorm. A hostel in Sheffield with private rooms costs on average $56.
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Your Packing List for Sheffield

Your Packing List for Sheffield

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Sheffield and England.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Sheffield Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Sheffield, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$24 Average dorm price
$56 Average private room price
$24 Cheapest hostel in Sheffield
1 Party hostels in Sheffield
6.9 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Chesterfield (15 Km / 9 mi.)
Peak District (22 Km / 14 mi.)
Derby (25 Km / 16 mi.)
Matlock (28 Km / 17 mi.)
Doncaster (27 Km / 17 mi.)
Buxton (33 Km / 20 mi.)
Alfreton (32 Km / 20 mi.)

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