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42 The Calls
Ranked #43 of 87 Hotels in Leeds
Reviewed August 2, 2013

The hotel is in a great location overlooking the river within easy walking of the city centre. We had to be away by 8 in the morning so could park for free on the street outside. Staff were friendly and welcoming - a complimentary glass of wine on arrival was a nice touch - and our room had a view over the River Aire at the back of the hotel. The room was billed as a small double room but was light and spacious with nice furnishings, quirky touches and original artwork. Many original features from the former warehouse have been retained and well integrated into modern facilities, giving it a contemporary feel. We'll definitely be back!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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MissHelenBradshaw, Operations Manager at 42 The Calls, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2013

Thank you for your review.

I am delighted you found your standard room to be light and spacious with nice furnishings.

As a conversion, you will see all around the building the original features and I am glad you were able to appreciate these.

We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Kind regards

Helen Bradshaw
Operations Manager

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Reviewed August 1, 2013

Visiting Leeds for the Springsteen concert at the newly opened Leeds Arena I checked into this hotel for the night. The location is great, being on the banks of the River Aire and close to the Corn Exchange and the city centre shops. The room had what you might expect and it is a relaxed sort of place. One slight point was that there was some noise from late night revellers crossing the nearby footbridge across the river, but I don't want to overstate this. The inclusive English breakfast was more than adequate with a selection of English sausage types on offer.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
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MissHelenBradshaw, Operations Manaer at 42 The Calls, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2013

Thank you for posting your review.

I am pleased that you got to see Bruce Springsteen; the first act to have played the new arena and that you enjoyed your short stay.

Should you be in Leeds again for any reason, we would be delighted to have you stay with us.

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Helen Bradshaw
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

What a fantastic short stay we had, from the complimentary glass of wine on arrival to a lovely river view room. I had booked the standard room and had to ask a member of staff whether we had been upgraded I was that impressed. Room 107, very quiet and well laid out.
We'll be back

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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MissHelenBradshaw, Operations Manager at 42 The Calls, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2013

Thank you for such a lovely review.

It is always great to read a guest has thoroughly enjoyed their stay and will return.

Room 107 is a standard room so I am impressed that you thought you were upgraded and enjoyed the view, this room is the closest to the river as it is located down the stairs.

On your next visit if you would like to request this room or another river view room then please do ask the reservations team on booking.

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Helen Bradshaw
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Reviewed July 26, 2013

We stayed at this hotel as part of a Red Letter Day. The reviews were good so thought we would give it a try. We are so glad that we did. From the first arrival, with the complimentary glass of wine through to booking out things could not have gone any smoother. The staff were so attentive throughout and were always on hand to answer any questions. They had a nice idea of an honesty bar, with a wide choice of drinks to choose from including wine which we ended up having. The room was very spacious and clean, with a lovely view over the River Aire. Breakfast was massive with a choice of ten different sausages to choose your two from. Booking out once again was so easy. Overall a wonderful experience and one that we will undertake again when we get the opportunity.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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MissHelenBradshaw, Operations Manager at 42 The Calls, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to post your review.

The team and I are very happy that you described your experience at 42 The Calls as wonderful and that you will return when you get the opportunity.

If you need any assistance with your next booking then please do not hesitate to contact the reservations team, who will run through the different offers.

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Helen Bradshaw
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

My wife and I stayed here as part of a visit to Leeds for the inaugral concert at the new Leeds Arena - Bruce Springsteen (and the E Street Band).
Ideally located by the side of the river, a short walk from the station and close to the many bars and restaurants near the Corn Exchange. A very pleasant welcome which included a glass of wine whilst our room was prepared. The room was extremely comfortable, with all the amenities one could wish for, plus a 7 foot bed with more than enough pillows.
Finally, the proverbial cherry on the top was the quality of the breakfast - sausage heaven!
If you're ever in Leeds, check this place out.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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MissHelenBradshaw, Operations Manager at 42 The Calls, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2013

Thank you for posting your review.

Wow, a lucky guest who got to see Bruce Springsteen at the First Direct Arena, tickets were like gold dust!! From what I hear it was a night to remember and Bruce loved the new arena.

With breakfast, the most important meal of the day, sausage heaven we are, with twelve different types to choose from, I am glad you enjoyed this breakfast experience.

If you are in Leeds again you know where we are, we would love to have you back.

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Reviewed July 21, 2013

Second time me and my girlfriend stayed in this amazing hotel. I booked a junior suite and was upgraded free of charge to the beautiful penthouse suite. From the second you arrive to the second you leave you are treat like an individual person and not like another number as you are in most expensive chain hotels. Nothing was to much bother for the lovely receptionist who greated us with a glass of wine upon arrival and organised a fan for our room. The rooms have so much character and are not just 4 walls with a bed and tv! This was our second visit in 5 months and I know we will be back atleast another three times this year!
My girlfriend absolutley adores this little place.
Oh and the breakfast Is beautiful too.
Thanks for another unforgettable stay.

  • Stayed: July 2013
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MissHelenBradshaw, Operations Manager at 42 The Calls, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2013

Thank you for such a wonderful review.

We do like to make our guests feel very welcome and give a home from home feel.

We love the buildings features and history, it is a popular aspect of the hotel which we love to talk about.

The team and I are all very happy that you and your girlfriend keep coming back and look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed July 19, 2013

Lovely hotel attentive staff, beautiful room overlooking the river. great complimentary glass of wine on arrival. nothing too much bother. was particularly pleased to have an automatic upgrade when we arrived at the hotel. Only down side no air conditioning, but it is an old cotton mill not easy to add modern air conditioning. could consider providing fans although we were there in the longest heat wave for many years!

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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MissHelenBradshaw, Operations Manager at 42 The Calls, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to post your review.

It is always nice to read that a guest has really enjoyed their stay and I do hope we will be able to welcome you back on your next visit to Leeds.

We certainly have had some hot weather and although we do not have air conditioning we can provide fans upon request.

If you are due to stay again in the summer months and we have this brilliant, yet somewhat humid weather again, then please advise the reservations team to place a fan in your room.

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Helen Bradshaw
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Address: 42 The Calls, Leeds LS2 7EW, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > West Yorkshire > Leeds
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Business Hotel in Leeds
#18 Romantic Hotel in Leeds
#23 Luxury Hotel in Leeds
Price Range: $81 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 42 The Calls 4*
Number of rooms: 41
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In 1991 a riverside corn mill in Leeds was converted into a refreshingly different designer hotel with exceptional service and modern English interiors. With just 41 bedrooms and suites, 42 The Calls is a unique and exceptional establishment. Handmade beds with luxury cotton linen, carefully selected paintings and drawings and friendly touches such as homemade shortbread and fudge make these spaces havens of relaxation combined with up to the minute technology. ... more   less 
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