The Merrion Hotel Leeds is a comfortable 3 star hotel situated in Leeds city centre. Leeds Railway Station is the mainline railway station serving the city centre of Leeds and it is within walking distance of the Merrion Hotel Leeds. Leeds Bradford Airport is only 8 miles from the Merrion Hotel.
Bedrooms & Suites
The Merrion Hotel in Leeds has tastefully decorated and comfortably furnished hotel rooms which include; single, double, twin rooms and suites.
The Starlets Bar and Restaurant provides dining of the highest quality. You will be served by attentive staff in a relaxing atmosphere.
The excellent local transport links mean that the Merrion Hotel in Leeds city centre is an ideal venue for a business meeting or conference. The Merrion Hotel in Leeds has three conference rooms that can be used for wedding receptions, banquets, business meetings and other special private and corporate events.
Leeds is a city in North Yorkshire and one of the largest cities in the UK and therefore there are plenty of hotels in Leeds to choose from as alternatives to The Merrion Hotel.
A popular city break destination with plenty to offer visitors, Leeds is the ideal gateway to the Yorkshire region as the Yorkshire Dales National Park is just 20 miles away. Leeds is located in West Yorkshire on the River Aire, and is the cultural, financial and commercial heart of West Yorkshire, and the UK's largest centre for business, legal, and financial services outside of London.
Leeds city centre has a fantastic selection of retail outlets including Harvey Nichols and other big-brand stores. The vibrant entertainment quarter of Leeds is near-by and offers exciting nightlife.
Popular tourist attractions near to the Merrion Hotel include:-
The Yorkshire Dales, The Royal Armouries, the National Media Museum, Eureka! The National Children's Museum, Thackeray Museum, Harewood House, Tropical World, Leeds Art Gallery, Temple Newsham Park, Middleton Railway, The Grand Theatre, The Play House Theatre, City Varieties Theatre, The Carriage Works Theatre, Elland Road - Home to Leeds United FC & Headingley Stadium.
Home to the UK's national collection of arms and armour including artillery, the Royal Armouries Museum takes you on a journey through history from the Dark Ages to the present day. The museum in Leeds is a multi-million pound purpose built building and displays over 8500 objects throughout its five themed galleries. Discover 3000 years of history and see Guinness World Record breaking 16th century elephant armour, the largest armour in the world!
There is plenty for the whole family to do such as the falconry shows, horse shows, and jousting with knights in armour doing combat in the Tiltyard. After the shows why not visit the animals in the menagerie between the Tiltyard and Craft Court. In the Craft Court you can see our gun maker, armourer and wardrobe mistress at work.
Eureka! The National Children's Museum, Halifax
Eureka! The National Children's Museum is located in Halifax, West Yorkshire and has been Britain's leading interactive museum for children since it opened in 1992. The award-winning attraction and educational charity for children, features over 400 interactive exhibits in six main exhibition areas which inspire children aged 0-11 to learn about themselves and the world around them through imagination, play and discovery.
Opening up a fascinating world of hands-on exploration, you can join Gordon Gnome on a magical journey around the world in the environmental gallery- 'Our Global Garden' or explore the two brand new galleries for children under five. Here you will discover sound and nature in a giant musical 'SoundGarden' and build your own mini desert dwellings in the magical 'Desert Discovery'. With a café and gift shop, special events on weekends and during school holidays, Eureka! membership scheme and children's parties available, learning is an adventure at Eureka!
Visit the home of the Earl and Countess of Harewood in West Yorkshire. Harewood House is a fantastic grade I listed house in the heart of Yorkshire which was designed by the architects John Carr and Robert Adam and built from 1759 to 1771. Often referred to as 'St Petersburg palace on a Yorkshire hill', Harewood House was awarded Enjoy England's Large Visitor Attraction of the Year for 2009.
State rooms at Harewood House include the Ante Room, Cinnamon Drawing Room, Dining Room, Gallery, HRH Princess Mary Display Room, Princess Mary's Dressing Room, Lord Harewood's Sitting Room, Old Library, State Bedroom and Yellow Drawing Room, to name just a few.
The grounds of Harewood House spread over 100 acres, with gardens of plants from all over the world, sculptures and even an ice house, and a Bird Garden with one of England's most important avian collections of over 90 species of birds. Whoever you are, you'll find something to enjoy here; if you love art or gardens or walks in the English countryside, or if you're looking for a family day out, a cultural experience or a romantic afternoon, come to Harewood.
National Media Museum, Bradford
Re-launched and renamed in 2006 to reflect the changing digital age, the National Media Museum in Bradford, Yorkshire, exists to "engage, inspire and educate by promoting an understanding and appreciation of photography, film, television, radio and the web; using our collection and knowledge to deliver a cultural programme accessibly and authoritatively".
Based in a city centre building, the National Media Museum offers a diverse collection of exhibits spread out over seven floors. These include some of the best and important visual material to be found anywhere in the world, comprising of photographic, cinematography and television collections.
The diverse Photography Collection features all major genres and photographic movements, covering the aesthetic and technical developments of photography from the earliest experiments to contemporary digital imaging.