A grand art deco hotel in Leeds

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds City Centre is set in a meticulously restored building that once served as the main office of the Leeds Permanent Building Society. This grand building has preserved its original art deco style.

From exploration to relaxation

Located in The Light shopping and entertainment complex, our Leeds city-centre hotel offers easy access to bars, restaurants, and shops, plus attractions such as the First Direct Arena. Unwind in one of 147 stylish rooms and suites, complete with amenities such as coffee and tea facilities, flat-screen televisions, and quality toiletries. The on-site Fire Lake Grill House and Cocktail Bar boasts an open kitchen and a great selection of grilled dishes, unique starters, and handcrafted drinks. 

Business facilities, special events, and more 

Take advantage of the free high-speed wireless internet during your stay, as well as a discounted pass for the nearby Nuffield Health Leeds Fitness and Wellbeing Gym - please note age restrictions are in place and not for use for those under 18 years of age. If you're traveling for work, ask the staff about our business center. Our planners can help choose the best venue for work events from one of 10 meeting rooms. 

Weddings and special occasions 

If you're considering a wedding in Leeds, our hotel is the perfect venue. We have several different suitable spaces, including the elegant White Rose suite. The historic ambience of this Grade II listed building adds a touch of sophistication to any gathering, making it ideal for birthday parties and other family celebrations, too.

Modern meets Art Deco within our stylish rooms in the Victorian city of Leeds

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds City Centre features 147 rooms for business or leisure travelers, complete with free Wi-Fi and in-room coffee and tea facilities.
  •  24 m²
  • 2 twin or 1 queen
  • 2 adults
With our Standard Room, you will have everything you need for a comfortable stay and a good night's sleep.
  •  28 m²
  • 2 twin or 1 queen
  • 2 adults
For extra space, book one of our Superior Rooms. Everything you need is already in the room.
  •  31 m²
  • 2 twin or 1 king
  • 3 adults
Our Premium Rooms are ideal if you enjoy spacious surroundings with extra comfort.
  •  35 m²
  • 2 twin or 1 king
  • 3 adults
These suites feature open-plan sleeping and living areas, ideal for guests who are planning an extended stay.
  •  44 m²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
These suites feature open-plan sleeping and living areas, ideal for guests who are planning an extended stay.
  •  31 m²
  • 2 twin or 1 king
  • 4 adults
Family Rooms boast extra space for families traveling together, in addition to all Standard Room amenities.

Host your next meeting or event in one of our ten versatile, 70 delegate capacity meeting rooms. Our dedicated team will adapt room settings to meet your needs, for any type of conference or event. The rooms are located over two purpose-designed conference floors. On the mezzanine and lower ground levels, delegates can enjoy a stylish space well suited for anything from intimate meetings to training sessions to private dining. Discounted parking at Q Park and free Wi-Fi are also available.


Our on-site restaurant, FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar, brings to you great food, outstanding wines, and exceptionally fresh ingredients, all brought together by passionate and innovative chefs. Bringing the open-flame cooking tradition of North America to Leeds and combining it with a menu influenced by produce grown in and around Yorkshire, the restaurant is open for our signature breakfast buffet and dinner from 5 pm. We also offer 24-hour room service.

From art galleries and shops to bars and live music venues, there are plenty of exciting attractions near the Radisson Blu Hotel in Leeds. The unmistakable Yorkshire charisma and friendly locals make the city a joy to explore. Discover a mix of historical and urban charm as you wander the hilly streets, and be sure to visit plenty of attractions along the way.

First Direct Arena

0.32 mi / 0.52 km from the hotel
Experience a performance of a lifetime with up to 13,500 other fans at this world-class venue and local favorite. First Direct Arena is a sight all on its own.
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Harewood House

6.75 mi / 10.86 km from the hotel
Enjoy a family-friendly farm experience filled with art, culture, and heritage at the former home of the Earl and Countess of Harewood.
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John Lewis Leeds

0.42 mi / 0.67 km from the hotel
Located inside Victoria Leeds, this high-end department store with 4 floors filled with shops is the largest John Lewis store outside London.
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Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House

0.23 mi / 0.37 km from the hotel
After an early dinner in Chino Latino, put on your fancy theater outfit and head out for a fabulous live show at this 100-year-old Leeds landmark.
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Roundhay Park

3.33 mi / 5.36 km from the hotel
Walk the green pastures of this vibrant park boasting beautiful gardens, the famous Tropical World of exotic animals, and the annual Magical Lantern Festival.
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Temple Newsam House

3.72 mi / 5.98 km from the hotel
Explore 500 years of history at one of the most celebrated historic houses in the UK. This Tudor-Jacobean mansion boasts a conservation farm and quaint tea rooms.
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No. 1 The Light, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 8TL, United Kingdom

Leeds is home to top financial institutions and businesses, as well as historic landmarks and a variety of leisure attractions. Part of the lively The Light complex, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds City Centre provides easy access to the complex's restaurants, nightlife hotspots, and more.

The First Direct Arena, a popular entertainment venue, is just a 3-minute walk from our city center location. If you're over 18, enjoy discounted access to the Nuffield Health Leeds Fitness and Wellbeing Gym. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds City Centre is easily accessible from all major motorways. Leeds railway station is a 5-minute walk from the hotel, and Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is about 14 kilometers away. Manchester International Airport (MAN) lies about 90 kilometers from the hotel, and a direct train service is available from the airport to Leeds station. Speak to our reception team for Leeds taxi information, or simply ask them to call a taxi for you.


You'll receive a discount when parking at Q-Park The Light, a secure underground car park. The postcode for your GPS is LS2 8BD. On entry to the car park, you will receive an entry ticket, present this ticket to our reception staff when checking out to get the electronic discount.

Parking is reduced for guests to GBP 18.20 per 24 hours, please ensure you get your ticket validated by the hotel front desk team.


•The road in front of the hotel, Cookridge Street will not be accessible and a diversion will therefore be in place.
•The Q-Park within The Light is still available for guest parking and can be reached using the postcode LS2 8BD.
•Alternative parking is available in surrounding areas however the discounted rate will not apply.

From Leeds Bradford Airport

By bus:

Take the Flying A1 bus route from Leeds Bradford Airport and get off at The Headrow (stop Y5). The hotel is just steps away (130m).

By taxi:

A taxi takes around 30 minutes depending on traffic. Apollo is a great local taxi company. The hotel's reception team can provide alternative taxi firms or call a taxi for you.

By car:

The hotel is only about half an hour away from the airport by car.

The fastest route is typically via A65, which is a 14.1-kilometer trip. Follow signs for the A658, Leeds city centre onto the B6152. Turn left onto the A65 until it joins the inner ring road, and keep to the left. Take the first exit onto Westgate. Turn left at the Town Hall and then take the first right onto Great George Street. Continue straight through the traffic lights until the next right into The Light complex car park.

From Leeds Station

On foot:

Exit the station into City Square, heading north up Park Row for a quick 500-meter walk to the hotel from Leeds' central train station. The hotel is straight ahead at the corner of Headrow and Cookridge Street, within The Light complex. It's about a 10-minute walk.

From Manchester Airport

By train:

Trains are available from the airport to Leeds Station, which is a short 500-meter walk from the hotel.

By car:

Travel via M60 and M62 to make the 91.2-kilometer trip from Manchester Airport to the hotel.

Frequently Asked Questions

At Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds City Centre, check in is at 15:00 and check out is at 12:00.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds City Centre has 1 onsite meeting and conference room.
Rooms offered at Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds City Centre are Family Room - 1 king, Family Room - 2 twin, Junior Suite - 1 king, Junior Suite - 2 twin, Junior Suite - Cathedral View, Premium Room - 1 king, Premium Room - 1 queen, Premium Room - 2 twin, Standard Room - 1 queen, Standard Room - 2 twin, Superior Room - 1 queen, Superior Room - 2 twin
All Radisson hotels have cleanliness and sanitization measures in place to ensure the health, safety, and security of our guests. Learn more here: https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/social-responsibility/health-safety
Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds City Centre is located at No. 1 The Light, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8TL, United Kingdom.
Yes, there is air conditioning at Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds City Centre.
Yes, baggage storage is available at Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds City Centre.