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Russell Scott Hostels

Hostel | No 28, Brandreth Road, Sheffield, England S6 3JU.

64.5% Overall Rating

60 out of 89 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (05/11/2015)

Márton Molnár thinks…

"All day breakfast was really great, I've never seen such a wide selection of really good cereals and jams in any hostel before. No matter how poblematic situations needed to be solved, the staff was…"

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  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 1.51
  • Towel USD 1.51

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sheffield?

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With a hillside location in the residential area of Upperthorpe, Russell Scott Hostels offers smart, secure, affordable accommodation that has a communal fully functional self catering kitchen and lounge area. A 24-hour front desk is provided and local shops are within 5 minutes’ walk. Free Parking facilities available.
A continental breakfast is served at the Russell Scott and free tea and coffee is available to guests throughout the day. 2 cookers and 2 fridges feature in the spacious communal kitchen. Laundry facilities are also available.
Free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms. Each room has a neutral decor and shared bathroom facilities. Male and female only washrooms are also provided.
Ruskin Park and Western Park are within 1-mile of the hostel. Sheffield city centre and rail station are less than 10 min drive away. Sheffield University is a 15-minute by walk and Sheffield Botanical Gardens are just 2 miles from the hostel. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

8 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Twin (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering

Single (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering

Double (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering

Triple (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering

4 person (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering

About Russell Scott Hostels

We believe that small is beautiful. We pride ourselves in offering cheap accommodation by which we don't mean over crowding the place or reduce the facilities we offer.
Knowing what it is like to be a backpacker/traveller and knowing little needs go a long way, we decided to provide value for money accommodation with no compromise whatsoever on the quality or most of the perks that you would enjoy in a star hotel for one third of the price.
We have proved popular with backpackers, travellers and students visiting Sheffield on short visits for travelling ,seminars or on work.We have been a major attraction for people who wants to enjoy there stay home away from home at one third the price of staying in a star hotel or a B&B with no compromise on the perks offered (Free complimentary breakfast included in price). We have a whole range of rooms available including Single private,Double private, Triple private and dorms to cater your needs.Each room is spacious and very clean and tidy and we do not believe in over crowding the place.

Accommodation Information

a) Please not that a Photo ID is required to stay with us - Passport Copy or Drivers License
b) You must be 16 years or older to stay in our hostels
c) Please note that 2/3/4 bed dorms are of equal value and are interchangeable subject to availability
d) Group of more than 10 people can contact us via email or telephone for bookings
e) Cancellation must be made before 12 PM on the day before arrival, else you will be charged for 1 night for late cancellations for No shows we will charge the full amount of booking.
f) Please note if you do not check out (return the keys back) after you have moved you will be charged 50 pounds.
g) The total amount due is payable in advance at the time of check-in and no refunds will be made unless otherwise specified.Please be advised that there is a 3.5% card processing fee if you pay by card or you can pay by cash in GDP at the time of check in to avoid the charges we apologise for the inconvenience.

Location Information

Russell Scott Hostels is situated on a hillside in the popular residential area of Upperthorpe off infirmary road,near walkley . There are good transport links (bus & tram) to the University campus and city centre. The University campus is also within walking distance or two stops by Tram which is 4 minutes . Local shops, including major chain supermarkets, are conveniently located only a few minutes' walk away.

Sheffield City Center: 8 min by car / 15 min by walk / 10 min by tram
University of Sheffield: 5 min by car / 13 min by walk / 6 min by tram
Sheffield Arena : 12 min by car / 18 min by tram