Accommodation close to Football Club, Music Concerts

Abingdon & St. George's Guest House

SR6 9LX, Sunderland, 5 St Georges Terrace

The 3-star Abingdon Guest House offers comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation on the north east coast of England. This Sunderland guest house offers en suite rooms, a full English breakfast and free parking and Wi-Fi.... read more

320 reviews 9.3
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£ 30.00

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mayfield guesthouse

SR6 8EE, Sunderland, Sea Lane Seaburn Sunderland

Mayfield guesthouse is situated on the beachfront in Sunderland, 3.3 km from Stadium of Light and 6 km from Hylton Castle. At the guest house, rooms have a wardrobe and a flat-screen TV. Featuring a... read more

74 reviews 9.4
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£ 34.11

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Roker View Guest House

SR6 0NX, Sunderland, 2 benedict road roker

Roker View Guest House is located on the beachfront in Sunderland, 2.3 km from Stadium of Light and 9 km from Hylton Castle. Featuring an ATM, this property also provides guests with a water park.... read more

313 reviews 9.2
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£ 35.00

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Boars Head Boutique Hotel

SR1 2BL, Sunderland, 134 High Street East Sunderland

Located in Sunderland, Boars Head Boutique Hotel provides a restaurant, river views and free WiFi, 2.1 km from Stadium of Light and 7 km from Hylton Castle. The bed and breakfast offers a flat-screen TV... read more

395 reviews 8.7
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£ 39.00

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The Acorn Guest House

SR2 8EN, Sunderland, 10 Mowbray Road

The Acorn Guest House in the heart of Sunderland is a family run, well established business. The large Victorian house contains many original features and offers excellent accommodation for all with free parking, free WiFi... read more

337 reviews 9.6
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£ 40.00

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Grand Hotel Sunderland

SR68DB, Sunderland, Queens Parade

Overlooking Whitburn Sands and 3.2 km from Sunderland city centre, this hotel offers sea-front views, spacious accommodation and an indoor swimming pool. Grand Hotel Sunderland provides limited free parking for registered guests, as well as... read more

1973 reviews 8.9
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£ 41.00

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Alexander Apartments Villiers

SR1 1EJ, Sunderland, 32 Villiers Street Apartment 4

Set in Sunderland, Alexander Apartments Villiers offers city views and free WiFi, 2 km from Stadium of Light and 7 km from Hylton Castle. The nearest airport is Newcastle International Airport, 38 km from the... read more

51 reviews 7.1
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£ 45.00

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Alexander Apartments Sunderland

SR1 1XD, Sunderland, West Wear Street 40 Echo Building

Located within 2 km of Stadium of Light and 8 km of Hylton Castle in Sunderland, Alexander Apartments Sunderland provides accommodation with free WiFi and flat-screen TV. Each unit features a fully equipped kitchen with... read more

99 reviews 7.3
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£ 45.00

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Lemonfield Guest House

SR6 8EE, Sunderland, Sea Lane, Seaburn

Lemonfield Guest House is located on the seafront in Sunderland's Seaburn. Free Wi-Fi access is available. Rooms include a TV, tea and coffee-making facilities and a private bathroom. Some rooms have a sea view. The... read more

196 reviews 9.6
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£ 45.00

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AA Lets Riverside

SR1 2AT, Sunderland, Low Street

AA Lets Riverside in Sunderland offers accommodation with free WiFi, 1.9 km from Stadium of Light and 7 km from Hylton Castle. The apartment is fitted with 2 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV and a fully... read more

16 reviews 7.3
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£ 45.00

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Hilton Garden Inn Sunderland

SR5 1SU, Sunderland, Vaux Brewery Way

Located next to the Stadium of Light, the home of Sunderland Football Club, Hilton Garden Inn is situated 15 minutes' walk from Sunderland city centre and 5 minutes' drive from the sandy beaches of Roker... read more

2137 reviews 9.1
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£ 51.85

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City centre park lane apartment

SR2 7BN, Sunderland, 2 Grange crescent Sunderland

Located within 3.2 km of Stadium of Light and 8 km of Hylton Castle in Sunderland, City centre park lane apartment provides accommodation with seating area. Each unit is fully fitted with a washing machine,... read more

12 reviews 7.9
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£ 73.00

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Dwell Living - Mowbray

SR2 8EW, Sunderland, 36 Mowbray Road

Set in Sunderland, 3.3 km from Stadium of Light and 8 km from Hylton Castle, Dwell Living - Mowbray offers accommodation with free WiFi and a garden. Each unit is fitted with a patio, a... read more

13 reviews 7.8
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£ 74.25

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City Centre Penthouse Apartment

SR1 1XD, Sunderland, City Centre Penthouse Apartment SR11XD

Boasting city views, City Centre Penthouse Apartment features accommodation with a balcony and a kettle, around 1.2 km from Stadium of Light. Featuring river and sea views, this apartment also comes with free WiFi. The... read more

59 reviews 9.2
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£ 98.00

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Low Street

SR1 2AT, Sunderland, Low Street

Located in Sunderland, 1.9 km from Stadium of Light, Low Street provides accommodation with a bar, free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and room service. This apartment offers air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony. The apartment... read more

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£ 283.00

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Sunderland AFC Football Ground – Stadium of Light


sunderland accommodationA football club with history dating back to 1879, Sunderland Association Football Club has its roots in Tyne and Wear County, which is in North East England. With their home team colours of red and black they have consistently proven to be a competitive and fierce club winning championships over the years. The most recently awarded recognition was being named the Football League Cup finalists for 2014.

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The football club plays in the Stadium of Light which as of 2002 has a capacity of 49,000 seats and was built from the ground up in the middle of the 1990’s. Average attendance on match day is 40,000. When not in use for a game, the Stadium of Light facility is used for conferences, concerts, and even weddings.

Out-of-Towners will find that cheap hotels and b&b’s are not available extremely close to the stadium, but that the transportation offered is more than sufficient to get to and from any accommodation.

If you do not want to stay in one of the handful of b&b’s or cheap hotels in the direct vicinity, you can also head to the North Sea coast to Roker Beach. Still within a half an hour walk to the stadium, guests can find rooms in chain establishments, cheap hotels, and bed and breakfast lodgings as examples of alternative accommodation. If all else fails, staying in nearby Newcastle and catching a metro to the stadium is an option where there are also several b&b’s and low cost hotels to stay in. Keep in mind that some places require a minimum reservation time for the rooms they rent, so it would be in your best interest to check out what the area around the Stadium of Light has to offer.

How to get to

It is fairly convenient to reach the stadium, which is a short stroll away from the Sunderland city centre ground. When first coming into the city via train, the National Rail has a stop (Sunderland) which is located nearby to the football stadium. Furthermore the St Peter’s and Stadium of Light Metro stops were constructed to benefit the stadium.

Quite convenient for highway travellers, a park and ride system is available on match days to enable viewers to park a further distance away from the stadium and avoid traffic headaches.

Dining and Pubs

As the ground is located in a bustling city, this allows guests to have their choosing of places to dine and drink. The dining and night entertainment scene extends to the marina and includes a range of gastronomes from local pubs, to gourmet restaurants, and takeaway.

Whether you crave Thai, Italian, or classic English cuisine something diverse can be found in the city centre for all tastes and budgets. For the adventurer, lively restaurants are also found on the outskirts.

Sunderland has loads to offer football fans and general tourists alike. With its beach coastal location, green outdoor spaces, and cultural pride there is always an array of fun activities and interesting sights that make the town appealing. Bed and breakfast lodging is only part of the charm. Let’s not forget the plethora of art be it contemporary or grass roots music, the city has something for everyone.

Some Facts and Location of the Ground (SR5 1SU area)


Name : Stadium of Light

Location : on the northern river bank of the River Wear, a 15 minutes walk from the city centre.

Address : Sunderland, SR5 1SU, England United Kingdom

Club : Sunderland Association Football Club (SAFC)

Nickname : The Black Cats

Capacity : 48,700 seating places (football), 60,000 for concerts

Stands : South Stand, West Stand, East Stand and North Stand.

Postcode district : SR5

Region : North East England

County : Tyne and Wear

Tel : +44 871 911 1200

Nearest Hotels : to the north of central Sunderland UK.

Stadium Tours


Sunderland AFC offer guided stadium tours around the ground. A visit includes a stop at the players’ lounge, dressing room, players’ tunnel, and dugouts. Tours takes approximately 60-70 minutes and run most days of the week except matchdays.

More information.