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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whilst in Sheffield for the snooker, I ended up stuck for a place to stay due to most hotels and B&Bs being sold out. Looking desperately for a room, I came across the hostel on Booking.com. Room was clean and tidy, shared bathrooms and toilets were clean and hygienic. Staff member really friendly on-site and very helpful when it came...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As expected, it was as friendly as the Leeds Hostel by "Russell Scott" , but a much more down to earth, the big common room was a very busy chatty place, enough for you to put your tablet away?? Rooms were OK , clean and comfortable, good sleep The place is a way away and up a steep hill in...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to get to Sheffield and be told you have no room to stay in and then to be lied to by the ''manager'' that they tried to contact you, then this is the place for you. AWFUL customer service, the manager hasn't got a clue what she's doing and clearly just over books and doesn't have the...

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Where to start with this place.... On our way to Sheffield the hostel called me, but i missed the call, i called back 4 times and no one answered, i left a voicemail, but i never did find out what they wanted. It looks like its about to have a long over due refurbish as there was boxes of flooring...

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Greenock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Booked for a two day stay on a busy weekend of the year (large sports competition is on) only for our booking to be cancelled due to refurbishment. Already rude to take a booking and not honour it, but I wasn't given an option for other accommodation despite sounding on the phone that I didn't know what to do and...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I should have read the reviews. The rude guy on reception said he had no record of the booking, even though i had my booking reference on my phone. No apology or concern at all. And the place did look filthy, so he did us a favour! This seems to be very common, so please avoid at all costs.

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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Was a bit worried after seeing so many negative reviews...but the worry was unfounded and the negative reviews very harsh... the hostel was very clean, the doors did lock and the lovely guy Manning the desk was friendly and helpful the other guests were friendly aswell a very pleasant weekend

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I visited this hostel as a group on a busy Saturday night. Truth be told all other places in affordable range were booked up. We had booked two rooms in advance for the whole group and paid a holding deposit. The reception it said was 24hrs and there was no mention of having to check in at a particular time....

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I'd give this place zero if I could. We booked 2 rooms of 6 and 4 beds each for our sports team to stay when we were in Sheffield for the weekend. Deposit paid and credit card details handed over for security. Check in is advertised as 24 hours however when we arrived late after our last game and dinner,...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I visited here with one friend on a Saturday night. Close to city centre. Room fine. Hostel quiet and was full. Staff helpful and friendly. For what you pay it is perfect If your paying hostel prices don't expect 5 star hotels. I would stay again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We at Russell Scott Hostels also known as R S Hostels offer our guests safe, secure, clean, spacious budget accommodation being the only backpackers hostel in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. We are not profit driven. With you having a great time in Sheffield and staying with us, is all we wish for! We do not believe in making extra from you, your basic needs are all taken care of - internet access, washing machine, bed linen, breakfast all inclusive in the room/bed rate.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. For example our dorms have single beds in them and the maximum no of people in our dorm is six even though the room could easily accommodate eight people. 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Russell Scott Hostel

Address: 28 Brandreth Road, Sheffield S6 3JU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > South Yorkshire > Sheffield
Price Range: €15 - €45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Seemed good to me”
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“Stay well away”
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“I'd be taking my own bedding, that way it'll be warm and clean.”
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