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  • Hampton by Hilton is on the beat with former Sheffield police station hotel

    Daniel Fountain
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    Hampton by Hilton has announced the opening of its latest UK hotel, Hampton by Hilton Sheffield, which joins Hilton Worldwide’s global value brand of more than 1,900 mid-priced hotels.Located in a former police station, the 142 guest room hotel, which is on Sheffield’s West Bar Green, has undergone an extensive multi-million renovation to offer guests comfortable, and affordable accommodations, as well as a complimentary 24-hour fitness centre, a 24/7 snack area and two meeting rooms that can seat up to 12 delegates each.

    Located less than 30 kilometres from the international Doncaster Sheffield Airport, in Sheffield’s city centre, the hotel provides guests with the opportunity to enjoy a city break within easy reach of some of South Yorkshire’s most well-known historic places of interest, music and sport venues and family attractions, including the renowned Crucible Theatre, the International Sports Centre, Ponds Forge, and the area’s top free attraction, Millennium Gallery*.

    Ranging from standard doubles, twin and family rooms, to mobility accessible rooms, all accommodation at Hampton by Hilton Sheffield includes a 32″ LCD TV, air conditioning, coffee and tea maker, an iron and ironing board, a Hampton clock radio, a work desk with task chair, a lap desk and a spacious well-lit bathroom with walk-in shower.

    Peter Hendry has been appointed as general manager of the hotel, bringing a wealth of industry experience to the role. Peter said, “The new Hampton by Hilton Sheffield hotel is a fantastic addition to Hilton Worldwide’s UK portfolio. Sheffield is a wonderful city which I’m now proud to call my home. As the UK’s first ever City of Culture it has great range of things to do and attractions to see, no matter what kind of break our guests are after.”

    *According to VisitEngland Attractions Survey, 2011

    Daniel Fountain / 23.03.2014

    Editor, Hotel Designs

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