The 2017 Doc/Fest attracted a record number of delegates, and every year Sheffield's hotels completely sell out during the festival week. Be sure to book early to avoid disappointment.

Budget Accommodation Festival Passes

For filmmakers on a budget, the 7-Day and 4-Day Budget Accommodation Passes comprises one full registration to Doc/Fest 2018 and 7 or 4 nights hotel with light breakfast JONAS Hotel in Sheffield. This pass includes full access to the Film programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks & Sessions, Marketplace & Talent, Doc/Player and all social events and networking.

The 7-Day pass offers accommodation from Wednesday 6 June to Wednesday 13 June. The 4-Day pass offers accommodation from either Wednesday 6 June – Sunday 10 June OR Saturday 9 June – Wednesday 13 June.


Built for the modern traveller, whether you’re a student, business executive, or amateur trapeze artist on tour; your room comes equipped with everything to make your stay away from home comfortable and memorable. Each room features 3/4 bed, free tv and wifi, wardrobe, desk and free coffee and pastry each morning. With a communal kitchen on each floor, plenty of areas for socialising and private meeting spaces, JONAS is the perfect base for your 2018 Doc/Fest.

To access this pass, we require proof of concession status. Please see forms of proof on Concession Pass information. There is limited availability. Please email registration [at] to enquire.

Marketing Sheffield

Each year Sheffield Doc/Fest work with Marketing Sheffield to offer discount hotel rates at a number of hotels across the city. For more information and to access the discounted hotel rates for 2018 please click here. Please note that reservations can be made through Marketing Sheffield until 10 May. The site will close fully on 24 May.

Click here for a map of hotels in Sheffield.

If you have any questions about accommodation please email hospitality [at]

Sheffield Hotels
*Discounts offered through Marketing Sheffield

Best Western Cutlers Hotel*
George Street
Sheffield, S1 2PF
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Copthorne Hotel*
Bramhall Lane
Sheffield, S2 4SU
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Hampton by Hilton*
West Bar Green
Sheffield, S1 2DA
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Holiday Inn Express City Centre*
Blonk Street
Sheffield, S1 2AB
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Holiday Inn Royal Victoria Quays*
Victoria Station Road
Sheffield, S4 7YE
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Ibis Sheffield*
Shude Hill
Sheffield, S1 2AR
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Jurys Inn
119 Eyre St
Sheffield S1 4QW
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Kenwood Hall Hotel
Kenwood Road 
Sheffield, S7 1NQ
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Leopold Hotel*
Leopold Square / Leopold Street
Sheffield, S1 2GZ
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Mercure St Paul's Hotel & Spa
119 Norfolk St
Sheffield, S1 2JE
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Novotel City Centre*
50 Arundel Gate
Sheffield, S1 2PR
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Rutland Hotel*
452 Glossop Road
Sheffield, S10 2PY
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Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel
Blonk Street
Sheffield, S1 2AU
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Other Accommodation Options


Sheffield is the outdoor city so why not take advantage and sleep under the stars? 

Fox Hagg Farm
Lodge Lane
Sheffield, S6 5SN

Fox Hagg Farm is a lovely camping and caravan site with stunning views of the Peak District and offers a relaxing alternative to the vibrant nightlife of Sheffield City Centre. And for just £30 for 5 nights – what could be better?

Hesley Wood Scout Activity Centre
White Lane
Sheffield, S35 2YH

Hesley Wood has 132 acres to explore, so you'll have lots of room! Offering a range of sites and accommodation buildings, you'll find something for you. They also offer a lodge with cooking and toilet facilities so all you'll need is your tent! 

North Lees Campsite
Birley Lane
Hathersage, Hope Valley
S32 1DY

Wake up each morning to incredible views of Stanage Edge. Owned and operated by Peak District National Park Authority, North Lees Campsite comprises of three gently sloping fields with 60 campsites with shower, toilet and car park facilities.

Windy Bank Hall
Hill Top Lane, Green Moor
Sheffield, S35 7DQ

A short drive from Sheffield lies Windy Bank Hall for caravans and motorhomes on a true countryside location. Alternatively, they offer holiday cottages for those who prefer glamping! Pitch your motorhome or caravan for just £10 per night. 

Serviced Apartments
Enjoy the convenience of a serviced apartment while in Sheffield with a full kitchen and extra rooms for multiple people. A few places to get you started on your search:

Homely Apartments

Halo Apartments

City Crash Pad

K-Space Apartments


Sheffield has a thriving Couchsurfing community which is a great option if you want to stay with someone friendly and locally for free!

Air BnB

Looking for just a room? Check out Air BnB for Sheffield residents offering rooms in their home and enjoy Sheffield from a local's angle. 

Russell's Bicycle Shed

Sheffield Doc/Fest brings thousands of people to the Sheffield every year. To encourage people visiting the city to improve their carbon footprint, we would like to suggest hiring a bike from Russell’s Bicycle Shed, as a handy and economical way to get around the City.

Russell’s Bicycle Shed

Sheffield Railway Station
Sheaf Street
Sheffield, S1 2BP
Tel: 0114 273 0539

Flash your delegate pass to receive a 25% discount on all hire prices including their electric bikes. Making it just £5.60 to hire a bike for a day and £11.20 for any overnight hires.

Opening Hours:  Monday – Friday, 7am – 7pm

                           Saturday – 10am – 4pm

                           Sunday – Closed

Bikes are limited, so be sure to book in advance!