Boutique Hotels in Leeds

Ian Jones, Food and Drink Editor

If you’re looking for a place to stay in style, you won’t go far wrong with one of its many of  the boutique hotels in Leeds. Small enough to give that personal touch, but with a focus on quality, professionalism and luxury, these will provide those all-important bragging rights when you return from your vacation.

Here are five of the most stylish small-scale boutique hotels in Leeds and its surrounding areas.

Our top picks

The Chambers

The Chambers, 30 Park Place, Leeds, LS1 2SP - Visit now

A few minutes walk from both the train station and Leeds’ main shopping district, The Chambers boasts 58 rooms, all individually styled with chic, modern decor. This is first class luxury in a gorgeous old turn-of-the-century building, restored and refitted but retaining plenty of that old world charm.

The Chambers Leeds

Mercure Leeds Centre

Mercure Leeds Centre, 23-25 York Pl, Leeds, LS1 2EY - Visit now

Yes, you guessed it – this jazz-themed hotel takes its inspiration from Duke Ellington himself, who played at the Leeds Music Festival in the late 1950s. Jazzy touches are dotted throughout the 30-odd rooms, with framed sheet music and appropriately-named cocktails. As Nat King Cole might say, if he’d lived to the ripe old age of 99, unforgettable.

Mercure Leeds Centre

Art Hostel in Leeds

Art Hostel in Leeds, 83 Kirkgate, Leeds, LS2 7DJ - Visit now

If you’re after something unique and cutting edge, look no further. The Art Hostel is a project backed by East Street Arts, commissioning artists to style each bedroom with no small amount of creativity and imagination.

Courtesy of Art Hostel / NAME

Malmaison Leeds

Malmaison Leeds, 1 Swinegate, Leeds, LS1 4AG - Visit now

You can’t go far wrong with a Malmaison hotel room, and the Leeds arm is one of the best around. It’s based in a converted Victorian office block and boasts gorgeous rooms, with every stylish mod con you could possibly wish for. Not to mention the best-smelling range of toiletries of any hotel ever – trust us on this.

Malmaison Leeds

Woodlands Hotel

Woodlands Hotel, 79 Gelderd Road, Leeds, LS27 7LY - Visit now

The Woodlands Hotel might be slightly outside of the city centre, but it’s well worth the trip to stay in this stunning grade II listed building. Wander the grounds, lonely as a cloud, and you’ll soon realise why this is one of Leeds’ most popular wedding venues.

Woodlands Estate Leeds
Image courtesy of Woodlands Hotel

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Novotel Leeds Centre

Hotel Novotel is a clean, featureful, short-stay hotel with a locally famed breakfast. It features an indoor pool, brasserie, gym, and sauna. Located in Leeds’ city centre, it is less than a mile from Leeds City Museum

Marriot Leeds
Marriott Hotel

Marriott Hotel is a contemporary hotel in the city centre of Leeds. It boasts the largest indoor swimming pool in Leeds, a well-equipped fitness centre, and a sauna.

Weetwood Hall Estate

Weetwood Hall Estate is 17th century manor house that has been repurposed into a modern luxury hotel. It is set on 9 acres of garden and features a golf course, cobbled courtyards and 35 meeting rooms.

42 The Calls Leeds
42 The Calls

42 The Calls is a modernised boutique hotel that sits beside the River Aire, minutes walk from the Royal Armouries Museum.

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Queens Hotel

Queens is a massive, art-deco styled, luxury hotel for those who want something a little different.

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Quebecs Hotel

Quebecs Hotel is a stately, 19th century hotel in walking distance of the Leeds’ Grand Theatre and Opera House.

Dakota Deluxe Leeds
Dakota Leeds

Dakota Deluxe is arguably Leeds’ most luxurious hotel, featuring rainfall showers, lush suites and rustic drawing rooms.

Clayton Hotel Leeds
Clayton Hotel

Modern and family-friendly hotel in the centre of Leeds, complete with classy restaurant and in-house fitness rooms.

Park Plaza Leeds
Park Plaza

The highest hotel in Leeds, boasting every convenience you could possibly want, and probably a few more.

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The Chambers

A chic, modern boutique hotel in the heart of Leeds, offering every amenity in stylish surroundings.

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Hilton Doubletree is a upscale chain hotel with great, floor-to-ceiling views over the Leeds skyline. Its amenities are incomparably modern, paired with more traditional features, Hilton Doubletree stands out from the rest.

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