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Brentwood Hotel (Rotherham)

(Show map) Tel: 01709 382772
Hotel Policies
Check-in From 14:00 hours
Check-Out 07:00 – 12:00 hours
Cancellation/Prepayment Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.
Children Up to two Children under the age of 16 sharing a room with adults stay free of charge subject to the availability of a suitable room. Cots are available at most of our Hotels and at no extra charge. Please specify at the time of booking if a cot is required.  Any request for additional extra beds needs to be confirmed by management as this will be subject to availability and a room supplement may apply. Room supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay. Please ring the hotel directly for further information.
Pets Pets are not allowed.
Accepted Credit Cards American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro, Solo, Switch. The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

 

Facilities
Bar/Lounge On-site bar & lounge
Restaurant Pub restaurant on-site
Room Service 24 hour room service available
Wheelchair Access Wheelchair access to the hotel
Hairdryer In-room hairdryer
Free Wi-Fi Unlimited free Wi-Fi available
Television Flat-screen digital TV
Free Parking Ample on-site free parking
Tea & Coffee Making Facilities In-room tea & coffee making facilities
Telephone Facilities In-room telephone facilities
Functions

Special Occasions at The Brentwood Hotel

Our function suite and banqueting facilities let us cater for your special occasions or business meetings with equal ease, while the spacious rear gardens allow guests to enjoy the beautiful gardens and there’s a play area for children.

About the Hotel

The ideal hotel for visiting Sheffield

Less than 6 miles separates Rotherham from Sheffield. Whether you’re in the area on business or for pleasure, excellent road and rail links let you enjoy everything this fast-emerging city has to offer. Whether you’re going to an event at Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield Arena or watching a sporting event at The Crucible, we’re close enough for you to travel to and from your chosen event easily.

 

The best of South Yorkshire on your doorstep

If you want to explore South Yorkshire, the Brentwood Hotel is perfectly placed to be your base. The road adjoining the grounds is one of the main highways out of Rotherham, leading directly to Whiston, a picturesque rural village with pleasant walks. Further afield, you’ll find the countryside has several attractions – including the ruined Conisbrough Castle and the remains of Roche Abbey. The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is also close by, so too is the incredible Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

How to get here

Free Parking for guests

If you’re travelling by car and want to use our hotel as a base for business meetings or sightseeing in the Midlands, you can park your car here free of charge.

 

How to get here 

The Brentwood Hotel is just over 2 miles off the M1 at junction 33, in the direction of Rotherham on the A618 Moorgate Road. To find use using satnav, use the postcode S60 2TY.

Area & Hotel History

The tree-lined road the hotel stands back from was once a popular residential area for the merchants in coal and steel – the two industries that led to Rotherham’s rapid expansion during the 19th century. Dating back over 100 years, The Brentwood Hotel’s classic Georgian-style front with a pilaster entrance looks out across a beautiful tree-lined street.

 

To the rear of the hotel stands Boston Park, now a public park but once owned by the Earls of Effingham, who built a hunting lodge here known as Boston Castle. The Earl was a supporter of the American War of Independence, and Boston Park was given over to the people of Rotherham in 1876, to mark 100 years of American independence.

 

Prior to its industrial period, Rotherham had been a successful market town for over 800 years, following the granting of a charter by King John in 1207. The early town grew up on the banks of the River Don and River Rother and the chapel on Rotherham Bridge, the Chapel of Our Lady, is one of only four surviving examples of a medieval bridge chapel in the UK. Built in 1483, thought to have been funded by the Rotherham-born Archbishop of York, Thomas Rotherham, pilgrims prayed there for a safe journey. The bridge was the site of an English Civil War battle in 1643, when Rotherham was a Parliamentarian town.

 

With the arrival of the Industrial Revolution, the town built a reputation for high-quality iron production. Soon famous for making the nation’s earliest iron bridges, the town also produced the best and most reliable British cannon – including guns used by Nelson on HMS Victory.

 

The famous Guest & Chrimes Foundry, one of Rotherham’s flourishing 19th century foundries, was responsible for inventions such as the screw-down tap, leading to a monopoly on the most advanced taps, pumps and water meters of the time. They also manufactured the iconic New York City fire hydrants.

 

Today, it’s possible to explore the town’s historic sites – including its industrial past – with the help of walking guides freely available from the town’s visitor centre.

Local Attractions

About Rotherham

Rotherham gets its name from the Old English word hām ‘homestead, estate’, so it literally means ‘homestead on the river Rother’. Thanks to its convenient location just outside the busier surroundings of Sheffield, Rotherham is popular with those visiting the area on business and people here to enjoy the region’s places of interest.

 

Sheffield (6 miles)

The bustling city of Sheffield may be known as Steel City, but over one third of the city lies within the Peak District National Park, and it is the ideal gateway to the glorious moorland landscapes of the Peaks. Sheffield itself offers many attractions including the Millennium Art Gallery, the iconic Sheffield Winter Garden, the largest urban glass house in Europe, and the magnificent Sheffield Cathedral. Getting round the city centre is easy on the Supertram network, which also connects with the Meadowhall shopping centre.

 

Meadowhall (2 miles)

Just 2 miles outside Rotherham is Meadowhall, the largest indoor shopping centre in the Yorkshire and the Humber regions. From Apple to Armani, Zara to Zen Gifts – the complex houses over 280 stores and a multiplex cinema.

 

Sheffield Arena (4 miles)

Big name music acts, comedy legends, and sporting icons – the Motorsport Arena Sheffield has played host to them all. Home to the mighty Sheffield Steelers ice hockey team, there is always something going on at South Yorkshire’s premier arena venue.

 

Magna Science Adventure Centre (2 miles)

If you’re visiting The Brentwood Hotel as a family, the Magna Science Adventure Centre is well worth a visit. Aimed squarely at kids, this award-winning educational attraction is divided into five pavilions – Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Power.

 

Conisbrough Castle (8.5 miles)

The remains of this 13th century castle are dominated by a 97-foot high circular keep. Recently restored with a wooden roof and floors, audio and visual displays let visitors of all ages imagine what life would have been like in the golden age of knights. An English Heritage attraction, the castle famously featured in Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe.

 

Roche Abbey (8 miles)

Set in a beautiful valley landscaped by the renowned Capability Brown, Roche Abbey’s excavated foundations reveal the most complete ground plans of any English Cistercian monastery. Managed by English Heritage, the Gothic ruins are ranked among the finest in Britain, and can be best admired while picnicking by the stream.

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