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9 Hotels Near Leeds Train Station

· Emma Cooke · Living

Jump off the train and straight into your hotel.

The Queens Hotel

You can get to these hotels within minutes off getting off the train, so they’re the perfect way to dump your bags and make the most of Leeds.

Found slap-bang-wallop in the centre of Leeds, the train station is just a few minutes away from hotels that act as the perfect base for romantic getaways, family jaunts and work trips alike. From spacious apartment hotels to cheap and cheerful numbers, each with countless landmarks and attractions on your doorstep, these are the best hotels near Leeds train station.

Malmaison

Malmaison

Malmaison is one of the city’s finest luxury hotels and you can find it in under five minutes from the station. You’ll be met by a grand historic exterior that dominates the street corner. The grandeur continues inside as the rooms are decked out with extravagant wallpaper, flat-screen TVs and power showers. Downstairs you can dine at Chez Mal, their brasserie and restaurant before you head out for the night – it’s just a stone’s throw away from popular nightlife hub Call Lane.

Malmaison Hotel, 1 Swinegate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AG. Prices start from £75 a night.

Discovery Inn

Discovery Inn

If you’re on a budget and you’re wondering where to stay in Leeds, Discovery Inn is a no-brainer. It’ll take you approximately two minutes to reach it, as it’s right opposite the station. They offer everything from single rooms to ‘quads’, which sleep four adults, so whether you’re here for business or for pleasure, you’ll find something to suit your city escapades. Expect all the usual facilities like WiFi, a TV and ensuite, all without breaking the bank, and you couldn’t be much closer to all the fun of the city centre.

Discovery Inn, Bishopgate Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5DY. Prices start from £35 a night.

Leeds Marriott Hotel

Leeds Marriott

As you exit the station, take a short 4-minute walk along Boar Lane to reach Leeds Marriott Hotel in its prime spot next to Trinity Leeds. Each of the 236 rooms reflect the grand yet homely feel of the hotel and should you want a bite to eat, head downstairs to Cast Iron Bar and Grill to dig into their steakhouse menu or buffet breakfast. Although it has the city’s largest shopping hub on its doorstep, it’s tucked away from the chaos, nestled in its own private courtyard.

Leeds Marriott Hotel, Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6ET. Prices start from £75 a night.

The Queens Hotel

The Queens Hotel

You can enter the 4-star The Queens Hotel from within the station concourse so you can escape the chaos in seconds – in terms of convenience, it’s easily one of the best hotels near Leeds train station. You’ll be met with a smart art-deco interior that shows off the building’s original features from 1937. It overlooks City Square and boasts unrivalled views of the city, which you can view from your modern yet comfortable room. Food-wise, you can tuck into dainty dishes at Grilled at the Queens or even treat yourself to their afternoon tea in the Queen’s Bar.

The Queen’s Hotel, City Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 1PJ. Prices start from £58.65 a night.

Hotel Novotel

Hotel Novotel

Credit: Luke Zurke

It’ll take you less than five minutes to walk to Hotel Novotel, where a queen-sized bed will be waiting in each stylish room. It’s the perfect venue for business or leisure trips, with a flat screen TV filled with kids’ channels, a spacious working desk and tea-making facilities. Fancy a tipple? Head downstairs to their cocktail lounge and restaurant, The Soap Factory. And to top it off, each guest gets free access to the gym and sauna.

Hotel Novotel Leeds Centre, 4 Whitehall Quay, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4HR. Prices start from £124 a night.

Double Tree by Hilton

Double Tree Hilton

Double Tree by Hilton is one of the most luxurious hotels near Leeds train station. Use the Southern Entrance and you’ll be there in two minutes. It’s a waterside hotel on Granary Wharf with sleek, contemporary rooms and if you upgrade to a high-floor suite, you can enjoy spectacular views through floor-to-ceiling windows. If you’re peckish, head to The Lock and Kitchen Bar where you can dine alfresco on the waterside terrace. Or for a real treat, head to Sky Lounge where you can enjoy cocktails at Leeds’ highest rooftop bar.

Double Tree by Hilton, Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4BR. Prices start from £99 a night.

Roomzzz

Roomzzz, Liberty Suite

The contemporary apartment hotel Roomzzz is just four minutes from the station and it’s perfect for longer stays in the city. From smartly designed studios with a full kitchenette to spacious suites with space for an open-plan living room, you can enjoy top class self-catering facilities with rooms for all kinds of trips. Why not upgrade to a room with a balcony to enjoy views across the city during your stay? And be sure to pick up a free grab-and-go breakfast, before you set out for the day.

Roomzzz, 10 Swinegate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AG. Prices start from £58 a night.

Hilton Leeds City

Hilton Leeds City

Head down Neville Street to reach Hilton Leeds City in a grand total of three minutes. Rooms are comfortable with views of the river and the city’s rooftops. It’s kitted out with loads of facilities too. You can take a dip in the pool, work up a sweat in the gym or find a quiet spot in the coffee shop. Then in the evening, make your way to the brasserie-style restaurant or kickstart your night out in the bar before you explore Granary Wharf.

Hilton Leeds City, Neville Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4BX. Prices start from £68 a night.

Park Plaza

Park Plaza Leeds

Credit: Matthew Shaw, Park Plaza

Park Plaza’s prime spot facing City Square is just minutes from the bars of Greek Street and the shops of Trinity, which makes it one of the best hotels near Leeds train station. It’s a functional hotel with everything you need in one place, from spacious family rooms to its own well-equipped gym. If you need somewhere to eat, check out Chino Latino, the connected Asian-fusion restaurant where kids can eat for free or you can take a trip to the bar, which serves up a cracking selection of cocktails.

Park Plaza, City Square, Boar Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5NS. Prices start from £129 a night.