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“Last resort” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Sheffield Metropolitan
Ranked #35 of 54 Hotels in Sheffield
York, Yorkshire
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103 reviews
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“Last resort”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2012 via mobile

I had to book here as all others in Sheffield were full.

It was what you expect from a budget hotel. Clean, functional and okay.

The car park is across the main road. The breakfast was not really worth getting up for.

I'd stay again if needed, but for the same price others are better locally

Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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PISheffield, General Manager at Sheffield Metropolitan, responded to this review, December 7, 2012
Thank you forproviding us with feedback regarding your stay, I have noted your comments regarding breakfast, we normally receive very positive comments regarding our breakfast and will follow up with the restaurant team to see how we can further improve our offer.

I hope you will consider us on your future travels to Sheffield
Best Regards
Ian Slater
General Manager
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

Where to begin... firstly, this is no longer a Park Inn by Radisson Hotel. We booked our overnight stay here back in december and booked direct on their website, we entered our visa details and expected that our room was paid for...we found out on the day that actually this was not the case, what would they have done if we didn't have the money to pay for this as we were of the understanding we had ALREADY paid!
Secondly, the location is terrible, fair enough it is off the main road but trying to find ANY car park is not easy, we parked in the NCP car park behind to find the car park is closed on a sunday so we would not have been able to get our car out to get home, the parking is £7.50 per 24 hours YET if you nip out then you have to PAY AGAIN!!!!!!
This hotel was apparently taken over on 1st october to become the "Sheffield Metropolitan" we were never informed of this hence why we could not find the hotel as there were no signs on the hotel building saying park inn, the receptionist did say that we were meant to have been told about the change but never received any communication from them.
The worst part of this hotel is the appearence, (please see the photos I have uploaded) it is shocking, beer bottles everywhere, rubbish everywhere, and there are no signs when you actually do park to say how to get into the building, e.g. Reception signs.

Once we entered the hotel the reception staff were helpful but after all of the above we decided we did not want to leave our car in the car park let alone stay in the building..so we cancelled our room

Overall dreadful hotel and area, would NOT recommend to ANYONE!!!

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Additional Information about Sheffield Metropolitan

Property: Sheffield Metropolitan
Address: Blonk Street, Sheffield S1 2AU, England (Formerly Park Inn by Radisson Sheffield)
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > South Yorkshire > Sheffield
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #35 of 54 Hotels in Sheffield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sheffield Metropolitan 3*
Number of rooms: 111
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel is in a fantastic location. It's easy to get here, and you'll find loads to do. Take a peek at the shops, the theatre or the museums or take a hike to the Peaks or just stay put! You'll have a spacious comfortable bedroom with great room service. And you'll always enjoy the atmosphere, the food and the company in the bar and restaurant. ■111 Bedrooms, standard double and family rooms.■Fully equipped with tea and coffee, Complimentary WiFi, flatscreen TV and freeview channels, hair dryer, trouser press, toiletries, work desk.■In the Quay-Side district, 10 minutes from city centre. The Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel offers modern accommodation in a great location, in the Quay Side quarter of Sheffield, close to the city centre, the train station and motorway. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. The convenient central location makes the hotel a great base, whether you are exploring Sheffield as a tourist or visiting the area on business. The great transport links mean the hotel is well placed for visiting any part of the city or for travelling further afield and exploring the region. Sheffield Arena and the city's theatres, including The Crucible and City Hall, are all within easy reach. The property is within 20 minutes' drive of the Peak District, ideal for walking, cycling and hiking. You can enjoy discounted access to Chatsworth House. All of the modern en suite rooms are stylish and contemporary with all the comforts and facilities you need in a restful, relaxing base. A varied room service menu is also available. The Picasso Restaurant serves brasserie style dishes until 21:00 Monday to Thursday. From Friday to Sunday, freshly prepared Paninis are served until 21:00. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Park Inn By Radisson Sheffield Hotel Sheffield
Sheffield Park Inn

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