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Overview of Russell Scott Hostel

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Fridge, microwave, oven, hob
Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Fridge, microwave, oven, hob
Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Russell Scott Hostel

2 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • 24/7 front desk

Explore the area

    Popular LocationUniversity of Sheffield18 min walk
    Popular LocationKelham Island Museum19 min walk
    Popular LocationNational Emergency Services Museum20 min walk
    AirportDoncaster (DSA-Robin Hood)40 min drive

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About this area


Russell Scott Hostel is located in Sheffield. Sheffield City Hall and Crucible Theatre are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Meadowhall Shopping Centre. Check out an event or a game at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, and consider making time for Magna Science Adventure Centre, a top attraction not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • University of Sheffield - 18 min walk
  • Kelham Island Museum - 19 min walk
  • National Emergency Services Museum - 20 min walk
  • Sheffield Cathedral - 3 min drive
  • Sheffield City Hall - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Chapeltown Station - 10 min drive
  • Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood) - 40 min drive


  • Hillsborough Hotel - 8 min walk
  • Wok this Way - 8 min walk
  • Rajput - 9 min walk
  • Chez Lahlou - 9 min walk
  • New Cod on the Block - 9 min walk

About this property

Russell Scott Hostel

Hostel with free breakfast, near University of Sheffield
A 24-hour front desk, free breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are available at this smoke-free hostel. Other amenities include a reception hall. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and showers. Hobs, electric kettles and desks are among the other amenities available to guests. Bathrooms are shared and limited housekeeping is available.
Russell Scott Hostel offers 8 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Microwaves, fridges and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Free off-site parking

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily

Family friendly

  • Microwave (on request)
  • Fridge (on request)
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Luggage storage


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Heating


  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Oven
  • Fridge (on request)
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Hob


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Soundproofing



Check-in from 2 PM - 11 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 9 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 9 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

Children 9 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Russell Scott Hotel Sheffield
Russell Scott Hotel
Russell Scott Sheffield
Russell Scott Hostel Sheffield
Russell Scott Hostel Sheffield
Russell Scott Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Russell Scott Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Sheffield

Frequently asked questions

Rating 5 - Excellent. 8 out of 26 reviews
5 - Excellent 31%
Rating 4 - Good. 11 out of 26 reviews
4 - Good 42%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 26 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 26 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 26 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hostel was great value for money. The staff were excellent and very friendly.
Stayed 6 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
The staff was great--Carlos was a super nice guy who got stuck in England during all of this Covid-19 Stuff.. The hostel has been running as a homeless/council hostel not a backpacker hostel and it was uncomfortable---but if this place was running like it was in the past I imagine it would be OK for a night or two. Good value but I would not recommend until the situation improves.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Much better than I expected.
A warm welcome. Very clean. Free breakfast was an unexpected bonus. Would stay again.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Pit Stop.
Just spent one night. Basic clean hostel. Friendly people there. Good self service breakfast. Local pub ,The Blake, just up the road is excellent.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020