house boat hotel offers a new concept in accommodation - award winning static houseboats Ruby and Lily May offer apartment style accommodation permanently moored in Sheffield's unique waterfront location... in front of the Hilton on Victoria Quays.A tranquil retreat just a stroll from the heart of the city. Perfect private location for business or leisure stays including access to the adjacent Hilton Livingwell Health Club, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and gym for a special discounted entrance fee of £5. We have two very warm and cosy boats with en-suite bathrooms, shower, toilets, hand basins, constant hot water, fully equipped kitchens for self catering, central heating and for that extra romantic feeling, log wood burners.Lily May is 50ft long and has a fixed double bedroom and a fixed double berth - both have hatches to look out and watch the nights reflections dance on the water. Ruby is 40ft long and has a fixed double bedroom with hatches opening onto the front deck. Doors from the lounge open on to a spacious aft deck with seating for you to relax in the open air. If you are a business traveller weary of the usual four hotel walls and would like a unique and relaxing stay in a central yet peaceful location, try us.You will be welcomed aboard with all the comforts of home.Our boats are bright, modern and well designed with natural woods and colourful textiles, In winter months the warmth of a wood burning stove and radiators create a warm cosy atmosphere. Living quarters have dining area, lounge with television, video and digital radiomicro hi-fi's.To make your experience extra special we can provide a special occasion package incorporating a bouquet of flowers, champagne, hand made chocolates and port aperitif.We provide secure under cover car parking in the Victoria Quays car park We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, please read our customer comments on our website.
By CarLeave M1 at J33 follow signs for Sheffield. You will approach Sheffield along a dual carriageway. After approximately four miles you will need to take the outside lane approaching a set of lights signposted Lower Don Valley (A6109) and Victoria Quays. This takes you through Cutlers Gate. Take the first left after passing over the green bridge, North Quay Drive. This takes you directly to Victoria Quays Car Park. Approach barrier, take ticket and parkthe nearer the centre of B floor the better.You pay each time you leave the car park£3, we leave one exit token on board for your day of departure.You can then access the Quayside through the central doors or the arch nearer the Hilton Hotel. Lily May and Ruby are moored opposite arch 15, near the bridge. ON FOOT FROM SHEFFIELD MIDLAND RAILWAY STATION From platform follow signs to tram stops. Turn left and follow tram tracks.Walk straight ahead passing big bridge and Ponds Forge International Swimming Pool on left. Go down a few steps crossing footbridge over dual carriageway.Walk towards NABARRO NATHANSON offices on R. Go down steps and through red car barrier into VICTORIA QUAYS. Follow cobbled road curving to the right past post boxes on the left.Continue past numbered stone arches on your left. Passing LIVINGWELL HEALTH CLUB, HILTON HOTEL CAFE, STUMPYS (fantastic sandwiches, opens early) RUBY and LILY MAY are moored opposite arch 14 and next to the bridge.Takes about 10mins. It's neither as far nor as difficult as it may appear. Call us if you get stuck. 07974 590264. If you turn left here and go over bridge takes you into the city centre and tram stops.