Did you know that Leeds is the UK’s third largest city? Visit it once, and you’ll wonder why you left it until now. It’s the city break destination with a bit of everything. Cotton industry prosperity gave it not only some fine architecture but also a commercial significance it retains to this day. Our hotels near Leeds Arena give you access to the area’s major live music venue as well as other cultural and sporting events.
Book hotels near Leeds Arena
Book a hotel near Leeds Arena, and you’re spoiled for choice. Our Leeds Central hotel is less than a mile from First Direct Arena, a major venue that features the best touring acts, from rock and pop to comedy and sport. If you’re here with the children around Chistmas, you could take in a festive pantomime perhaps? Nothing on you fancy? Check the listings for the City Varieties Music Hall or the quaint, historic Grand Theatre. Alternatively, there’s the city’s first loves — Leeds United (football) at Elland Road and Leeds Rhinos (rugby) at Headingley or if it’s summer, the Yorkshire Cricket Ground just next door. If you’re making a sporting weekend of it, both Headingley venues are just six miles from our Leeds Bradford Airport Hotel.
Things to do near Leeds Arena
A 13-minute walk across town from our Leeds Central Hotel will take you to the Royal Armouries, home to over 8,500 mostly shiny objects throughout its six themed galleries. Shoppers will love the Trinity Centre, the mammoth shopping mall in the heart of Leeds – just a few minutes’ walk from our Leeds Central Hotel. If you want to extend your walk, why not go for a hike around the beautiful Yorkshire Dales? Malham Cove, Malham Tarn and Gordale are all just a 20-mile drive from our Keighley Hotel.