Nottingham is a beautiful city in the south-west part of England, most famous for its relations to the Robin Hood legend. It offers a wide variety of activities to its visitors from theatres and museums, and clubs and gourmet restaurants to sports stadiums and beautiful parks. That is why anyone visiting England (if they have the time) should visit this amazing city and explore its rich history and numerous entertainment options.
But where to stay if we’re on a budget?
The Grantham Hotel
The Grantham Hotel is located on 24-26 Radcliffe Road within walking distance of the Trent Bridge Cricket Grounds, the Nottingham Forest Football Club, the Holme Pierrepont National Water Sports Centre and the City Centre. All rooms are equipped with en-suites, tea and coffee making facilities and colour TVs. The restaurant offers a great atmosphere of contemporary lines and rustic charm combined. There are rooms for parties of up to 4 people, as well as of course, single and double rooms.
The Acorn is located on 4 Radcliffe Road in close proximity to Trent Bridge & The River Trent, as well as many restaurants and ATMs. The Acorn is a family run hotel situated in an internally modernised Victorian building with a history of over 100 years. All rooms are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, remote controlled colour TVs and free Wi-Fi. You can also use ironing facilities and laundry facilities upon request. There are single, double, triple and quadruple rooms available.
Gallery Hotel B/B
Gallery Hotel B/B is located on 8-10 Radcliffe Road very close to the Trent Bridge Cricket Grounds, the Nottingham Forest Football Grounds, the Holme Pierrepont National Water Sports Centre and the Nottingham Race Course. The hotel is family run and has been awarded 2 stars. There are single, twin, double and triple rooms, as well as 6-person rooms available, all equipped with TV, Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, Freeview and free toiletries.
Igloo Backpackers Hostel
Igloo Backpackers Hostel is located on 110 Mansfield Rd in very close proximity to the town square as well as many shops, restaurants, pubs, clubs, shopping centres and supermarkets. The hostel is very environmentally friendly, recycling all their waste, conserving water and energy and using organic cleaning products. You can enjoy many available facilities in all rooms like TV and movies, comfortable beds with the bed linen provided and free Wi-Fi, as well as a fully-equipped kitchen, a social lounge, laundry facilities and a social room with table tennis, a pool table, music, games and cosy sofas. The Igloo Backpackers Hostel is most famous for being a favourite among backpackers, weekenders, overseas job-seekers and tourists with both private and shared rooms that can house up to 12 people.
Midtown Hostel is located on 5A Thurland Street and as the name suggests, it is really close to absolutely everything. There are plenty of available rooms that can house up to 7 people and offer free tea and coffee, as well as sugar and milk. You can use the communal kitchen for cooking, or the lounge for watching TV, relaxing, playing on the PS2 console, playing Monopoly or chess, or just using the free Wi-Fi.
Victoria Centre Apartments
Victoria Centre Apartments is located Milton Street within walking distance of the Victoria Shopping Centre, as well as many theatres, shops, restaurants, casinos, cinemas, bus stops, The Lace Market and much more. It offers a selection of self-catering short stay apartments equipped with TVs, free Wi-Fi a fully-equipped kitchen, bath and shower, a 24-hour gym and parking.
All these venues are exceptionally affordable and offer a very home-like atmosphere. So if you are really interested in seeing Nottingham but are afraid that your budget cannot handle it, one of these is sure to accommodate you without breaking the bank.
Rita Rova is a budget travel writer for www.LoveMyVouchers.co.uk; the voucher code and discount site that lists top travel offers from UK travel companies.