TripAdvisor Reviews Hilldene Hotel Leeds
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... for Guy Fawkes day. For anyone unfamiliar, a dude named Guy Fawkes tried to blow up parliament in 1605 and failed. To celebrate his torture and execution, the people lit bonfires and the tradition has continued through the years. It's a bit odd, but then again so is Thanksgiving to the British. So anyway, we saw a huge bonfire and fireworks last night.
If anyone is wondering the weather is mid 50's and rain. Everyday. Really, it doesn't change. That just about covers it for now. ...
... feeling going to somewhere that you can't really imagine! I've looked at pictures for months of Vietnam and can't believe we will be there this time tomorrow! First stop is Ho Chi Minh city (formerly Saigon) which by all accounts sounds mental! I'm a bit concerned I may get run over crossing the road! There are even tips online of the best way ...
... My heart was warmed by her genuine desire to learn and help.
My first time at Kings Cross Station was a treat - there's a Real Food Market on Friday nights and, although I was very tired, I did a circuit of it and bought a piece of shortbread for the trip home (it was soggy, having sat out in the air all afternoon - ah well!). I'm aware that I am finally comfortable managing trains and the underground - it feels SO good to ...
Saturday is normally the biggest market day in Otley, but since this is August Bank Holiday weekend, we had no idea if it would be smaller or not. The spring and August bank holidays are simply Monday's that the banks, factories, offices and government close down so workers can have a 3 day weekend. Unlike the US, a lot of retail stores and restaurants also close over the weekend or at least on the Monday so their employees can enjoy the holiday as well.
So I ...
... br> Emotions running high, much higher than being 35,000 feet in the air above the UK on an Ethihad Airways airbus. But the reams of entertainment at my fingertips made the eight hour flight to Abu Dabi more than bearable. Further entertainment performed by the Australian woman sleeping next to me in a not-so-elegant, catching flies sort of way.
THE JOURNEY IS THE REWARD. LET THE JOURNEY BEGIN!....
April 14, 2009
Other places to stay in Leeds
Hunslet, Waynesboro | 4 star b&bfrom $87
- Terrible experience for business travel
- Good location and price
- Great base for weekend in Leeds
Armley, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $87
- Good value, little to fault
- False economy if you plan to go into the centre
- My Second Stay - Some Better Some Worse
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $113
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $126
- Superb & Central
- Super Hotel - Ideal for weekend break
- Hard to find but worth the effort
City & Holbeck, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $109
- Make sure you don't get room 309!
- Very Impressed
Wortley, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $81
- Lovely Hotel
- Not bad at all!
- Great Hotel
City & Holbeck, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- It's OK
- Excellent Stay
- Disappointed from Manchester
City & Holbeck, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Modern Spacious central hotel
Chapeltown, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- The management were superb
- Clean & modern hotel, great location
Wellington Street, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- It put a 'Damp'ner on the weekend
- Great weekend in Leeds
Hunslet, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $71
Hyde Park, San Francisco | 1 star hotelfrom $89
Weetwood, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $83
- Overpriced and undermaintained
Otley & Wharfedale, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $92
University, East Haddam | B&Bfrom $57
University, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $97
Whinmoor, Leeds | 2 star hotelfrom $64
Tingley, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $92
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 2 star hotelfrom $57
Leeds City Centre, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $87
Halton, Leeds | 4 star hotelfrom $169
- High quality hotel
- Spectacular - Best in the UK if not beyond
Holbeck, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- Suite no so sweet!
- Very classy indeed
City & Holbeck, Leeds | Hotelfrom $34
City & Holbeck, Leeds | Hotelfrom $61