The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Leeds City Centre is ideally placed in the centre of the vibrant city of Leeds. Nestled between the working Leeds Liverpool canal and Leeds Railway Station, this brand new contemporary building has quickly become the place to stay in Leeds. Complementing the fantastic meeting and events spaces are a selection of eating and drinking areas that include a relaxing canal-side terrace that serves light meals and delicious draft beers, lagers and wines. The City Caf?? serves a wide range of local and international dishes throughout the day, and the spectacular SkyLounge located on the 13th Floor overlooking Leeds and the Yorkshire Dales, the perfect place to enjoy the best cocktails in town. Whether staying for business or pleasure the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Leeds City Centre is the ideal location.
Hotels in Leeds
Weather, the best time to travel:
The beautiful city of Leeds situated in West Yorkshire of England is famous for its museums, galleries, churches, gardens and historic buildings reflecting the city's culture, art and architecture. The cultural hub boasts various fun things to do such as Leeds Festival in Bramham Park, Leads International Film Festival and Leeds International Concert Season featuring more than 200 concerts. The city is also the hub of universities such as the University of Leeds, Leeds College of Music etc. attracting thousands of international students every year. The city experiences four seasons - spring, that lasts from March through May, summer from June through August, fall from September through November and winter from December through February. January is considered to be the coldest month with the temperature dropping to 3 degrees. The average temperature in July which is the hottest month is about 17 degrees. You can visit Leeds depending on which season you enjoy most.
Airport / nearby airport:
Leeds Bradford Airport is the main international and domestic airport of the city located on Whitehouse Ln, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7TU, UK, about 7.8 miles from the city centre. It is the highest airport in England located at a height of 681 feet above sea level. The other major airport is Manchester (42.5 miles), Liverpool (62.7 miles), East Midlands (68.1 miles) and Birmingham (93.7 miles). Getting to Leeds from Leeds Bradford Airport is quite easy with multiple transport options available at the airport. There are buses, taxis and town cars available at the airport. A cheap and feasible option is to board the Line 757 bus from the bus point at the airport that takes about 40 minutes to reach the city centre and hotels in Leeds located within the city centre. The frequency of the bus service is every 30 minutes. Contactless payment such as Google pay, Apple pay etc is used in buses and a one-way ticket to the city costs about £4. The official taxi partners of the Leeds Bradford airport are Arrow Cars providing pick up and drop off service right at the terminal front of the airport. These cabs can be booked in person, on the telephone, online through their app or on the website. It takes about 15 minutes to reach the city centre and costs £23.24 one way if you book a standard car. Uber (cab) is also available at the airport.
Getting around places in Leeds is made convenient for tourists and travellers with the huge local bus and train network operated by the Metro. West Yorkshire Metro is the information hub for bus and train times, locations of stops and stations, route maps and ticket prices. The buses run from 5 am to 11 pm and can be used to commute to the city or to the other parts of the city. The train is another option for travel, particularly for visitors. Leeds Train Station is the main train station of the city located within the city centre. Within the city, there are private taxis and Uber cabs available for hire that can be booked at any time of the day.
How to get to the destination:
There are mostly connecting flights from Asia, Europe and America to Leeds such as KLM, Qantas, British Airways, Air France, Aer Lingus, Delta Airline etc. The city is also well connected to Turkey and Egypt by airlines such as Flybe, Thomson Airways, Ryanair, Monarch Airline and British Airways. The rail network is well connected to all the major cities and towns in England. Cross Country and Virgin Trains are two important rail services. Road transport in Leeds is very efficient and a lot of people prefer travelling by bus. The National Express and Megabus coaches can be hired for the same. The city is connected through the M1 highway, M62 highway and A1 highway.
Hotels, prices for different hotel range:
- 4 Star Hotels: Crown Plaza is located on Wellington St, Leeds, LS1 4DL, West Yorkshire which is about 800 meters from the city centre. It can be booked at £79 per night per person. Park Plaza, Thorpe Park Hotel and Leeds Marriot are some of the other Leeds hotels located within the city centre.
- 3 Star Hotels: Ibis Styles Leeds City Center Arena can be booked at £55 per person per night and is located about 300 meters from the city centre. The Wrens, Clayton Hotel and Holiday Inn Express Leeds City Centre - Armouries are also cheap hotels in Leeds providing good amenities located at a walking distance from the city centre.
- 2 Star Hotels: The George Hotel, The Avenue Hotel, Hampton by Hilton Leeds City Center and Discovery Hotel can be booked for £30-£35 per night per person or even cheaper through Leeds hotel deals if booked in advanced.
Leeds Tourist Information:
Top tourist destination in Leeds:
1. Civic Quarter, the hub of Leeds also known as City Square comprising of statues of figures such as Black Prince and inventor James Watt. It is located in City Square/Millennium Square, Leeds. Nearby is the Leeds Art Gallery displaying the work of famous Italian and French masters and Leeds City Museum having departments of archaeology, zoology and geology.
2. Harrogate, Britain's Floral Resort is a spa town is significant for the medicinal springs discovered in the 16th century. Its popular attraction is the RHS Garden Harlow Carr located in 32 Cheltenham Parade, Harrogate.
3. The Royal Armouries Museum is one of Leeds attractions and popular for its national collection of arms and armour. It comprises of six galleries covering 3,000 years of weaponry across the globe. It is located at a walking distance from the Leeds city centre on Armouries Drive, Leeds.
Top food places in Leeds:
1. Crafthouse is an award-winning restaurant located in the heart of the city on Level 5, Trinity, 70 Boar Lane, Leeds, England, LS1 6HW, United Kingdom. It serves European cuisine such as the Bridlington crab and lamb, meat and fish prepared in the Josper oven chargrilled at 480 degrees on charcoal.
2. Brasserie Forty 4 serves some of the finest British and Mediterranean cuisines Its signature dishes include Portobello mushrooms with spinach, goat cheese, pine nuts and tomato sauce. It is located in 44 The Calls, Leeds, England, LS2 7EW, United Kingdom. It is a perfect spot for weekend dinners providing a subtle decor and sophisticated atmosphere.
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