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Alara Bed and Breakfast

981 - 987 Penistone Road | Hillsborough, Sheffield S6 2DH, England
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Ranked #24 of 39 Sheffield B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Alara B & B for a 1 night stay in May. On arrival we were shown to our room by Katie, who was very pleasant and explained where things were situated and told us about breakfast the next morning. Our room was on the top floor and overlooked a busy main road. However, the glazing in... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually stay in a travel Lodge when we visit Sheffield a couple of times a year as this is my home town and we live in Cyprus. We were overall very happy with the hotel , The staff were very friendly helpful people and so were the management. We had the en suite room and the shower was always... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The depressing view on arrival next to a football ground did not improve when shown to my room on the second floor up two flights of very steep stairs (not for the faint hearted) especially as the bathroom was on the first floor. The room was clean but cold, slept in my fleece to keep warm, the wifi signal on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with my fiancé for 1 night. We went to watch the Snooker in Sheffield & all the hotels where full. I booked it on Laterooms at 9pm & we arrived at 9:20pm. Cost was £70 for Double Room with bathroom, parking, Wifi & breakfast included. Our room was on the 1st floor at the back. We didn't... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I stayed here with my friends we had two rooms both rooms cost £64 each one was en suit and the other was a room with a sink it was freezing cold and the bed was terribly uncomfortable the rooms were dusty and the man who worked there was rude! We paid for breakfast and he said we hadn't although... More 

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Henfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This B&B is in a good area for transport into Sheffield, trams running every few minutes and less than 5 mins walk from the Alara. I had a good nights sleep and for the good price I got for my room I had an en suite. Breakfast was good, there is a choice of cereals, toast and a full english,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Just got back from 5 night stay as was in sheffield visiting friends. found a nice clean cosy room toliets/showers downstairs clean. staff were friendly. Didnt have breakfast as didn't want to be up at certain time as was on holiday from work. But overall found it a nice b+b will probably stay again as enjoyed it shareen

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North East - UK
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I was very disappointed with my recent stay here. The bedroom was freezing cold and the owner just shrugged his shoulders when I mentioned it. He was unhappy I wouldn't pay cash when I wanted to pay by debit card. At breakfast there was no milk for my cereal and no butter for my toast and not a staff member... More 

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Cobham, Surrey
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88 reviews 88 reviews
38 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Life is full of contradictions... Like... "Never judge a book by it's cover" or "first impressions count" Hmmm... The cover of this book says grotty. On a busy main road, tiny car park, noisy. When I arrived I wandered around for a good five minutes as there was no one there to greet me. But then I saw a lady... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

WOW, what a fantastic find. Extremely friendly service from Tina on booking and Katie with the very warm welcome and back to Tina again for accomodating us at breakfast just before 10am (as one of us had been participating in the Hillsborough Park parkrun). The rooms were clean and well presented and Katie was very helpful with giving directions to... More 

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