Hilton Leeds City
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After the taxi ride to Scarborough railway station we all had a cuppa before saying good-bye to Enzo and Sue. They were the first to catch a train on to the next leg of their journey.
The rest of us caught a later train to York.
Cathy and I had tickets through to Leeds, Tracy & Greg had tickets through to London.
Cathy and I …
... managed to spot about 15 of them.
We did much walking and criss crossed the old city numerous times. Lunch was spent eating sandwiches at Kings Square drinking "real" lemonade. We had afternoon tea at "Wildes Cafe" where Jeed and I enjoyed a pint of Guinness. We had dinner at a Thai restaurant that evening. We arrived back at the hotel after 9 pm. The further north we travel the longer the days get. Next stop Edinburgh.
... gardens and take a walk down the river. We sat by some ruins and ate fresh strawberries in the sun. Next we walked along the top of the old city wall, enjoying the views and learning about the history of the city. At one of the old towers there was a small museum that we entered and learnt all about King Richard II and the war of roses (the York family vs the Lancasters) and the brutal ...
... at home with anyone else in the room. This time it was my niece and her boyfriend and his son. The only downside for them was to suffer through a long tutorial on bike racing tactics, ethics and history according to the Gavin brothers. The main event of the day was the ride up to Holme Moss that evening. He will stay there overnight to organize the bike storage at party ...
... did not want her children to hear her pain.
She was canonised in 1970 by Pope Paul VI along with other martyrs from England.
How lucky are we now, that we can chose what religion we want to belong to and if we want to follow religion at all.
The next story that was one that stuck with me was about a little girl with plague. She lived in a house with her mum and dad and 20 other people. These 20 others died of the plague.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Historical Traveler Reviews Hilton Leeds City
I thought this place was fine. Clean with decent furnishings and a good breakfast - What more do you want?
I recently stayed at this hotel, after staying last year. The restaurant and bar areas have been completely redone and the food and service was excellent. Staff were very friendly and pool was great. I will return
Disappointed from Manchester
A very disappointing Easter break. Very off putting being forced to queue for meals and being shunted into the bar like cattle whilst a table was ready. Restricted menu due to late availabilty of table in restaurant. Rooms noisy at back of Hotel but we were given a change of room on request. Leisure facility good but hotel services very disappointing.
My Fiance and I were looking forward to a luxury weekend away and decided to stay in the Hilton as a treat, however upon our arrival the reception staff were rude and unhelpful, then upon ordering room service the "waiter" was also rude and unhelpful. Perhaps this is one of the desirable qualities you must have in order to work here. All in all the room was dated although clean and tidy. We have stayed in travel lodges and been looked after better, for half of the price!!!!!
Central but dull
Central location, within easy walking distance of the railway station, although not in an especially pleasant area of the city.
Nice entrance area: two escalators leading up to a well-designed and modern lobby. Leisure club. Friendly receptionists.
But truly the worst room service meal I've ordered in years. A slightly dated room. And very expensive for what it is. Ultimately very mediocre; nothing special at all.
Fabulous Festive Party
I attended a Christmas Party at the hotel last week, and thought that the hotel was fantastic.
The food served at the party was excellent, as was the entertainment, and the overall atmosphere was very festive - everyone I spoke to enjoyed themselves immensely (some maybe a little too much!). My bedroom was clean, and well equipped, and the breakfast was particularly good, with lots of choice.
Having stayed in a few different hotels recently with work, the thing that impressed me most was the standard of service, and the efficiency and friendliness of the staff - nothing was too much trouble, and everything was done with a smile. I would definitely recommend this hotel, and will certainly be returning myself!
The food at the Leeds Hilton was awful. I stayed as part of a group of 125 people who generally thought the same. From frozen quiche served on several occasions to waitresses thinking that pepperoni pizza, scampi and gelatine are all 'vegetarian'. Very unprofessional catering!! Won't be back
This is a bit of a mixed bag. The outside needs updating. The reception and bar areas are very good and stylish. Pool area ok but room for improvement. The hotel has 2 room standards: Standard rooms and Suites.
The suits are nothing special - they are just like a large room with a lounge area. I have never stayed in a standard room but have heard mixed reports.
Staff are friendly and attentive. The location is realativley central and near to the train station.
Although this hotel is not perfect, it is often good value and among the best in the surrounding area.
Did we stay at the same hotel?
The room was too hot and the thermostat didn't respond, the twin beds were bouncy and cheap, the decor was like a pub, the shower didn't work very well, drawer knobs came of in my hands, there was no minibar. All for £96 per night.
this is one of the best hotels to stay in when you are in leeds staff are excellent food is great and the craic is great