Igloo Annexe & Pods are perfectly situated for your visit to the compact and vibrant city of Nottingham. Our reception is located on the northern side of Nottingham's compact city centre at 100 Mansfield Road (NG1 3HD). We are in the same building as Hot Knife Media. As of August 5th 2014, 100 Mansfield Road is the new home of our reception. So even if some places on-line or in-print still say '110 Mansfield Road' for our address, please note that it definitely now 100 Mansfield Road. Definitely.

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Depending on what time you arrive in Nottingham, your best option of getting to us (i.e. the cheapest and easiest) will be to catch the FREE CentreLink bus  from Canal Street. It is a 5 min walk from the bus stop and a 3 min walk from the train station. This bus runs every 10 minutes from 7am - 7 pm, Mon - Sat (sorry… it doesn't run on Sundays) and will take you to Victoria Bus Station. Which is then only a 2 minute walk to the hostel.

If you are going to walk from either station, here is what google suggest from the bus station and from the train station. Here is what we suggest:

From either station, walk to the city tourism centre off Market Square (check the maps on the station walls). Turn right out of the doors of the tourism centre, take the first left (Clumber Street) and walk straight ahead for 10-12 minutes, past the Victoria Shopping Centre and halfway up the hill on the right-hand side) (here's the google maps from the tourism centre). Keep an eye out for the sign below.


If you have trouble finding us call us +44(0)115 9475250 and we will guide you to us. For Train booking/timetable information call +44(0)8457 484 950. For Bus Bookings and info call +44(0)8705 808 080.


From the North (Junction 26) see this link
From the South (Junction 25) see this link

ileage: London (131), York (87), Birmingham (54), Liverpool (109), Edinburgh (273).


A taxi will cost £3.50 - £5.00 from the stations and market square. The driver will take a circular route because much of the city centre is pedestrianised. If the driver does not know the Igloo ask to be dropped at the Golden Fleece. The hostel is just across the street. You can always flag down a black cab, but if you're looking to save a quid or two, we recommend giving Trent Cars a call at 0115 950 5050.


There is metered street parking on Fulforth street (in front of the Igloo) that is free from 8pm – 8am

  • Mon – Sun / 8pm – 8am = FREE
  • Mon – Sat / 8am – 6pm = £1.00 for first hour, 50p for each additional 30mins.
  • Mon – Sat / 6pm – 8pm = £1.00 
  • Sun / 8am – 8pm = £1.00 All day

We also have 3 parking spots behind our Pod building, which are free to use for guests (but are on a 'first come, first served' basis).

If you would prefer a car park , you can check this website for different options.


Skylink busses operate 24 hours a day and run every 30 mins. It takes 45 mins to the last stop on Friar Lane by Market Square. Walk across the sqaure to the tourism centre on your right and then follow the directions mentioned earlier.

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