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The University of Sheffield
  Sheffield, July 25-29

 

Accommodation

Please note that a large sporting event is taking place in Sheffield from the 29th of July. The only city centre accommodation now available is in Halifax Hall (see picture below), a student hall of residence, about 1 mile from the conference site. When filling in the accommodation form please do not specify any other accommodation, as we will not be able to help you with this.

For people who have already booked accommodation, locations of the hotels and conference venues are shown on the following maps: central sheffield, city centre, university precincts.

To make a reservation, please download the booking form, complete it and return it by fax (to +44 (0)114 281 4042 - DIFFERENT FROM REGISTRATIONS FORM) and we'll make a reservation for you.

Students and researchers with 10 years of research experience or less may qualify for financial support, and can apply using the following application form.

 

 

 

Halifax Hall of Residence

Rooms: £42.65 (single rooms only).
Location: 1.5 miles west of city centre.
Distance from conference venue: Approx 1 mile.
Car Parking: Free on-site parking.

 

Single study bedrooms with en-suite shower room. Tea and coffee making facilities and direct dial telephone are provided in each room. High-speed Internet access in each room is planned, and should be available on prior request. Please note, reservations at Halifax Hall will be charged to credit card prior to arrival - transactions will be processed by University of Sheffield.

 

 

 

Ibis Sheffield (now full)

Rooms: Mon - Thurs: £46.95 (room only), Fri - Sun: £42.95 (room only).
Location: City centre.
Distance from conference venue: Approx 1.5 miles (easy access by tram network).
Car Parking: Close by (negotiated rates).

Restaurant (serving light snacks) and bar on site. Access to all city centre amenities within walking distance. Good transport links to conference venue.

 

 

 

Travel Inn Metro (now full)

Rooms: Mon - Thur: £49.95 (room only), Fri - Sun: £46.95 (room only).
Location: City centre.
Distance from conference venue: Approx. 1.5 miles (easy access by tram network).
Car Parking: £5.60 per 24 hrs (on site).

Restaurant and bar on site. Immediate access to all city centre amenities. Good transport links to conference venue. All rooms can sleep up to 2 adults + 2 children under 16 yrs; please specify occupancy at time of booking.

 

 

 

Hotel Bristol

 

(now full)

Rooms: £60.00 (single) £65 (double).
Location: City centre.
Distance from conference venue: Approx 1.5 miles (easy access by tram network).
Car Parking: £3 per day (on site).

 

Restaurant and bar on site. Access to all city centre amenities within walking distance. Good transport links to conference venue.

 

 

 

Rutland Hotel

 

(now full)

Rooms: £65.00 (single) £79.50 (double).
Location: 1 mile from city centre.
Distance from conference venue: Approx 1 mile (easy access by public transport).
Car Parking: Free parking (on site).

 

Restaurant and bar on site. Good access to city centre amenities using public transport. Located in popular suburb with immediate access to bars, shops, eating places.

 

 

 

Novotel Sheffield

 

(now full)

Rooms: £80 (single) £90.00 (double).
Location: City centre.
Distance from conference venue: Approx 1.5 miles (easy access by tram network).
Car Parking: Free parking (on site).

 

Restaurant and bar on site, immediate access to all city centre amenities. Good transport links to conference venue. Indoor pool for guests use.

 

 

 

 

All prices quoted are per night, and unless otherwise stated, are for Bed and full English Breakfast, in en-suite rooms with rates fully inclusive of VAT. The number of rooms offered at the rates listed are limited and can only be guaranteed until 11th June 2004. Reservations made after this date cannot be guaranteed to be at the same rate, or in the hotels listed.

Hotel and guest accommodation which does not feature in this list can be booked, subject to availability, please contact us by telephone: +44 (0)114 201 1025 or e-mail: visitor@sheffield.gov.uk. We will be happy to discuss any additional requirements you may have.


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