Where to stay

Where to stay

If you are planning on attending a course or a workshop at the National Design Academy and need somewhere to stay, we have a list of hotel and guest house accommodation, available from only £45 per night.

Don't worry about being on your own, as most of the students on your course will be staying at the same listed address, they often spend evenings together. An accommodation list will be sent with your booking confirmation, but here are a few that have been recommended by former students based on price, accessibility or style.

All bookings should be made directly with the Hotel or Guest House.

All prices are correct at the time of publishing. Facilities & rooms sizes may vary from each Hotel & Guest House. Please check these at the time of booking.

Approximate travelling times (via car) to the Academy depending upon traffic are:

West Bridgford 10 mins
Holme Pierrepont 15 mins
Radcliffe-on-Trent 20 mins
City Centre 10 mins

Thorpe House

Situated approximately 3 miles from Nottingham City Centre in a quiet residential area. Offers high quality bed and breakfast accommodation. All rooms have a double bed, en suite bath or shower, tea/coffee making facilities, free wireless broadband, flat screen TV and hairdryer. Laundy service available. Thorpe House also offer beauty salon treatments. Rates from £45 including breakfast.

Address Contact details
Contact: Sally Walton
Thorpe House
7 Albemarle Road
Tel: 0115 962 3424
Thorpe House website

Jurys Inn

This modern, 264-room hotel situated in Nottingham City Centre has air-conditioned, en-suite bedrooms and internet access from £55 per night. There are telephone and televisions in rooms, tea and coffee making facilities as well as hairdryers.

Address Contact details
Jurys Inn Nottingham Hotel
Waterfront Plaza
Station Street
Tel: 0115 901 6700
Fax: 0115 901 6777
Web: Jurys Inn website

Harts Hotel

Harts Hotel stands on the site of the ramparts of Nottingham's Medieval Castle. Just 5 minutes walk from the City Centre. The hotel is located in a quiet, traffic free cul de sac with stunning views over the city. A stunning purpose built boutique hotel designed by Julian Marsh, four times Royal Institute of British Architects award winner, this contemporary yet comfortable hotel is one of the few in the city to have its own residents' garden. The 32 bedrooms comprise two suites and 30 double rooms. Six of the rooms on the Garden Level have French windows that open out onto the garden and 24 of the 32 bedrooms have fantastic panoramic views of the City. The Suites have two bathrooms and Bose DVD/CDs. Expect to pay from £110 for a Double Room, £140 for a Superior Room, £150 for a Garden Room and £260 for a suite.

Address Contact details
Hart's Hotel
Standard Hill
Park Row
Tel: 0115 988 1900
Fax: 0115 947 7600
Web: Harts Hotel website

Seymour Road Studios


Seymour Road Studios

42 Seymour Rd, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 5EF

Tel: 0115 982 2681
Web: www.seymourroadstudios.co.uk

Seymour Road Studios is a unique bed and breakfast and art studios located in the quiet but convenient Lady Bay area in West Bridgford.

Single (Linen room / Snug {single occupancy}: £38 per night (with a £15 supplement for stays of one night only)Double (Celadon Room / Blue Room): £58 per night (with a £15 supplement for stays of one night only)

NB Double occupancy of the Snug is charged at a discounted rate of £53 per night


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