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“A Fantastic New Year's Eve & overnight stay”

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Woodlands Hotel Leeds
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Gildersome
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Reviewed January 2, 2013

We were invited to the evening part of a New Year's Eve wedding. The hotel is tucked away off the A62 only about 1 mile from Junction 27 of the M62. The hotel had been booked exclusively for this function. Arriving early we were able to get a bar snack, even though these were not officially available.
Our room was very comfortable and recently refurbished. The resident DJ provided a high class act during the evening. Full Yorkshire breakfast was a veritable feast.
The staff were courteous and extremely helpful.
This is a Family owned hotel having been purchased in February 2012 after falling into adminsitration. If our stay was anything to go by then the present owners should be very successful.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

We stayed at The Woodlands for one night on Friday 7th December. I had booked quite late on lastminute.com and had got a bargain for my husband's birthday celebration. Upon check in we were warmly welcomed, were told there was a Christmas party in that evening and were immediately given an upgrade! We stayed in Damask - a very unusual but large, comfortable and rather luxurious room. We even had twin baths in the bathroom!

We booked in for dinner and enjoyed a few drinks in the very stylish bar beforehand. We were looked after very graciously by all the staff. We had dinner in the adjacent dining room along with other hotel guests that weren't part of the Christmas party. The food was delicious and all the staff were most concerned to make sure that the noise and music from the Christmas party was not disturbing us.

This was a most surprising but excellent night's stay. My husband and I both commented on how we would like to return one day.

Thank you to all the staff that made us feel so welcome, particularly Simon.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 7, 2012

Stayed for one night with a large group and could not fault this hotel.It is in lovely grounds with superb rooms. The staff were fab and looked after us very well. Stuart at Reception was brilliant and a credit to your hotel.Thanks and would recommend this to anyone looking for a relaxed break.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled on business
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Thank scotEdinburgh
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Reviewed December 6, 2012

The hotel looked amazing on the website and although I was away on business I wanted somewhere nice. I got to the hotel and I think I was given the smallest room in the hotel - the bed filled the room and when I asked if there were any alternatives available I was told no. As I was staying two nights this was not ideal. Ordered breakfast via room service and they forgot it so had to leave it and pick up something on route. Overall.. not a great experience.

  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled on business
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Thank Kirstie H
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Reviewed December 2, 2012

We have just got married at this hotel and everything about it was amazing! The staff were brilliant from start to finish and could not do enough for you, especially shena the manager. Nothing was too much trouble and the organisation of everything was just right.
The canapes went down well and the drinks reception was well looked after. The wedding breakfast itself is one of the most talked about things by our guests. The duck for mains was so tasty and could not recomend it enough.
The marque was a beautiful room and was heated well to say it was so cold outside. All of our guests seems to have a wonderful time and all the rooms were booked out by members of the wedding party so it made it very individual for us. If you are considering this as a venue for your wedding then do not hesitate! It is world class!

Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
Thank Seb M
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Reviewed November 15, 2012

From when you arrive your made to feel welcome we had two courses normal meats to choose but i had seabass the chef came through and talked to the customers to ask haw the food was the bill was no much more than you would pay a toby carvery but the food and staff in the venue is in a different league

  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 12, 2012

We attended a wedding here a while back. It was a brilliant day.The food was amazing, the drinks a little pricey though, but that is to be expected from a hotel of this standard. Beautiful grounds. Would definitely recommend :-)

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with family
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Thank Emma L
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Address: 79 Gelderd Road, Gildersome, Leeds LS27 7LY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > West Yorkshire > Leeds > Gildersome
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Gildersome
Price Range: $79 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Woodlands Hotel Leeds 4*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Woodlands is a stylish contemporary hotel and restaurant set in beautiful landscaped grounds. Consisting of 23 individually designed bedrooms, alongside a popular restaurant and bar and a range of beautiful bespoke meeting rooms and private dining rooms. The hotel is only 3 miles from the vibrant cosmopolitan city centre of Leeds with its superb nightlife, unrivaled shopping and easy access to all motorway links. The entire building can be hired for exclusive use parties and celebrations and whether you visit with friends and colleagues or arrive alone you will enjoy the chic yet comfortable atmosphere of this excellent luxury hotel. Woodlands also offer Free WiFi Internet in all bedrooms and public areas with no restrictions. ... more   less 
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