We now have a dedicated accommodation page provided by Creative Sheffield. A special allocation of accommodation has been secured with a variety of accommodation providers across the city at negotiated rates. Go to the D4H Accommodation page for more details, or contact

Details of budget student accommodation can be found at the bottom of this page. Please contact the team for any queries at:

The following hotels are in the city and closest to the conference venue, but please contact for assistance in securing the best rates.

Novotel Sheffield is a 4 star hotel, located in central Sheffield. The hotel has 144 modern guest rooms, each with wireless internet and satellite TV. Elements Restaurant and Bar serve a wide range of international dishes and drinks.
Novotel Sheffield Centre
50 Arundel Gate
Sheffield S1 2PR
T: +44(0)114 2781781
F: +44(0)114 2787744

The Leopold is Sheffield’s first boutique hotel and is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Sheffield’s new revitalized Leopold Square sits within the city centre’s latest retail quarter and skillfully combines historic buildings with contemporary stores, stylish bars and a choice of many restaurants.
Leopold Hotel Sheffield
2 Leopold Street
Leopold Square
Sheffield S1 2GZ
T:+44(0)8450 780067
F:+44(0)8450 780068

The Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s Hotel and Spa is a 163 room property in Sheffield. This 4 star hotel is close to the Lyceum and Crucible theatres, as well as Hallam University. Your hotel booking gives you chic rooms overlooking the city centre, and all have satellite TV and internet access. The Yard restaurant offers contemporary cuisine, and the Champagne Bar is a stylish spot for a nightcap.
Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s Hotel and Spa
119 Norfolk street
Sheffield S1 2JE
T: +44(0)114 2782000
F: +44(0)114 2782013

Jurys Inn Sheffield is modern 3 star hotel centrally located close to Sheffield Hallam University, the city centre and a 5 minute walk from the train station.
Jurys Inn Sheffield
119 Eyre Street
Sheffield S1 4QW
T:+44(0)114 291 2222
F:+44(0)114 291 2211

There are several Premier Inn hotels in Sheffield, which is a budget hotel chain. For the conference we recommend either:

Premier Inn Angel Street is in the City Centre, close to the shops and markets.
Angel/Bank Street
Sheffield S3 8LN
T: 0871 527 8970
F: 0871 527 8971


Premier Inn St Mary’s Gate is a 10 minute walk from the city centre and within walking distance of the fashionable Ecclesall Road area of shops, bars and restaurants.
Young Street
Sheffield S1 4UP
T: 0871 527 8972
F: 0871 527 8973

Budget accommodation in student halls of residence is also available at Woodville Halls of Residence at the University’s Collegiate Crescent campus, which is a short bus ride or 20 minute walk away from the conference venue. This is basic self-catering student accommodation, located close to the shops, bars and cafes of the popular Ecclesall Road area. Woodville Halls of Residence provides accommodation in single study bedrooms with shared mixed gender bathrooms and kitchen facilities where small snacks can be prepared. For pictures of the accommodation, please refer to the following website:
For two nights’ stay, the cost is £40 (+VAT except students). Additional nights are £15 per night. Rooms are limited, so early booking is advised. Please contact for details and booking forms.

Here’s a handy map which shows the location of some of the city centre hotels and here is a map of the university’s city campus map.

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