Christmas in Sheffield for solo travellers
- No fly
- Solo Travellers
- Full board
A Yorkshire Christmas with a difference....
The Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria is a 19th-century hotel near Sheffield's lively city centre offering a traditional retreat for solo travellers. Get to know your dedicated solos host and fellow guests during a welcome drink after you arrive, then enjoy dinner followed by entertainment.
On Christmas Eve join an excursion to Kelham Island Museum, a fascinating journey back in time detailing the city’s industrial past. Spend a relaxing afternoon at leisure and another festive evening with a drinks reception and entertainment before dinner. Start Christmas Day with a Buck's Fizz breakfast then celebrate with a traditional lunch followed by afternoon tea and entertainment this evening. Perhaps explore Sheffield with your companions on Boxing Day and discover some of its many parks and gardens. A farewell dinner and entertainment will round off your Christmas break. Bid your new friends goodbye as you depart after breakfast the following day.
4 nights at your hotel
All breakfasts, lunches and dinners including Christmas day dinner with all the trimmings
Dedicated Saga Host
- Welcome drink
- Wi-Fi at the hotel
- Porterage at your hotel
- Cancellation rights
- Kelham Island Museum
Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria Sheffield, Victoria Station Road, Sheffield, Yorkshire S4 7YE (S1 2AU - helps to find entrance of hotel) Tel: 0114 276 8822
Situated at the end of a private drive and just under a mile or about twenty minutes’ walk from the city centre, the 4-star Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria (4Q) (formerly the Holiday Inn Royal Victoria) is a Grade II-listed building offering charm and character while being tastefully and sympathetically decorated throughout. Being just seven miles from the Peak District, it is also wonderfully suited to visit the national park.
All 105 rooms come with a private bath and/or shower, a television, tea and coffee-making facilities, a safe, hairdryer and free Wi-Fi for Saga guests. Room service is available for an extra charge, and for a touch of luxury and a great night’s sleep you can choose whether you would like a firm or soft pillow from the pillow menu.
Upgrade to a deluxe room from £60 per person per stay, subject to availability (based on a single room).
Tea coffee making facilities
Food and Drink
Relax in the Grand Lounge Bar and enjoy a variety of drinks and cocktails, before dining in Cunningham’s restaurant.
Approaching from the M1, exit at Junction 33 and follow signs for Sheffield City Centre for about six miles. On reaching Park Square roundabout follow signs for A61N. Exit the roundabout in the far right lane of the A61N Barnsley. Follow tourism signs for the hotel and turn right onto Furnival Road at the first set of traffic lights (50 yards from roundabout). The hotel is situated on your immediate left, located at the end of a private drive. If you use a satellite navigation system, please direct it to Victoria Station Road, as due to a glitch in the satellite system, using the postcode will not take you to the hotel!
There will be free parking at the hotel for Saga guests. Please register your vehicle when you check-in.
The closest rail station to the Holiday Inn Royal Victoria is Sheffield Railway Station, just under a mile from the hotel and about a 20-minute walk. Details of train services may be obtained from National Rail Enquiries on 03457 484950 or through their website. Taxis are available outside the station and will cost approximately £6.
By National Express coach
The nearest National Express coach stop is in Sheffield city centre coach station, which is also just under a mile from the hotel and about a 20 minute walk. For details of services please telephone 08705 808080.
Transfers to and from the hotel are not included. Your Saga host will meet you on arrival at the hotel. If you wish to pre book a taxi the hotel recommends City Taxis, telephone number 0114 239 3939. City Taxis are not associated with Saga, any contract is between you and them. All queries about their service must be referred directly to them.
Once you arrive Your room will be ready to check into from 2pm onwards. If you arrive earlier than this, your room may not be ready. Porterage of luggage from reception to your room on arrival and from your room to reception on departure has been arranged by Saga.
Kelham Island Museum
Located in one of the city’s oldest industrial districts, this fascinating museum dedicated to the city’s rich industrial heritage stands on a man-made island over 900 years old. The museum was opened in 1982 to house artefacts, pictures and archive material documenting Sheffield’s industrial story. State of the art interactive galleries tell the story from light trades and skilled workmanship to mass production allowing you to discover what it was like to live and work in Sheffield during the Industrial Revolution.
Follow the growth of the steel city through the Victorian Era and two world wars to see how steel-making impacted not only Sheffield but the world. Before returning to your hotel be sure to visit the atmospheric Victorian Christmas Market too for a glimpse of Christmas Past.
Included on 4 nights itinerary