‘Beautiful and tranquil’ Hinsley Hall gets star rating in survey of top hotels in Leeds

From the Famous DoubleTree Hilton by the city’s railway station, to the cheque modernism of the Dakota or the historic Quebecs, Leeds is a city packed with top class hotels.

Heading in search of the the top 15 hotels in Leeds, the Yorkshire Evening Post scoured Google ratings, and the Leeds Pastoral Centre, Hinsley Hall has grabbed the number 5 slot, ahead of a number of other prestigious hotels.

“Hinsley Hall is a beautiful and tranquil hotel in Headingly. Just 1.5 miles from Leeds city centre,” said the Post.

“It offers free Wi-Fi, buffet breakfasts and refurbished en-suite bedrooms.”

As well as general guests, the centre regularly welcomes meetings of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales (CBCEW), religious retreats, ecumenical groups and secular organisations from around the world.

As well as its Yorkshire Evening Post and Google ratings, Hinsley Hall has also been rated 4.5 out of 5 by recent reviewers on TripAdviser.

“Hinsley Hall is a beautiful and tranquil hotel in Headingly,” said one reviewer.

“The grounds are fabulous and so well kept. The staff were all extremely helpful and friendly. The whole hotel was immaculately clean.”

“This hotel would be my first choice on another visit to Leeds. Thank you for a lovely stay,” said another.

A spokesperson for the Diocese of Leeds said that the recognition from customers “is not surprising.”

“As well as being a popular conference venue and its role as our Diocesan Pastoral Centre, its quiet location within easy walking distance of Headingley Village and regular rail and ‘bus links into central Leeds all contribute to making Hinsley Hall a ‘country retreat in the city’!”