Holiday Inn Express Leeds - East
2 Aberford Road, Oulton
LS26 8EJ
United Kingdom

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It may be a bit nippy outside but winter is still a great season to visit the exciting city of Leeds. There’s a huge range of things on offer to kick off 2019, so here are a few of our Leeds hotel’s top picks:


Chinese New Year

2019 is the year of the pig and this year Chinese New Year falls on February 5th. Leeds is a great place to celebrate Chinese New Year in all its vibrant glory. Check out what’s on near our hotel in Leeds here.

Chinese New Year

Ice Cube

If you’re looking for something to do with the kids during February half-term then Ice Cube is the ideal way to entertain the whole family. Yorkshire’s coolest wintertime attraction, close to our Leeds hotel, will be returning to Millennium Square so don your skates for some ice-skating or have a go on the winter-themed rides!

Find out more here.

Ice Cube

Wharfest 7

If you have a bit of summer blues missing all of the incredible music festivals then fear not because on the 2nd February you can enjoy Wharfest 7 organised by Ossett Brewery in the heart of Leeds! From 3pm experience live music across three venues, Craft Asylum, Archie’s Bar and The Hop.

Find out more here.

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Cocktails in the City

Mixology enthusiasts rejoice because the UKs leading cocktail festival, Cocktails in the City, is back in Leeds Town Hall on March 1-2nd. The event celebrates Leeds’ world-class cocktail culture and brings together 16 of the city’s most innovative and talented cocktail bars under one roof for two nights of cocktail culture.

Find out more here.

Cocktails in the city

Holiday Inn Express Leeds-East is a comfortable and affordable hotel near Leeds city centre. To check availability, contact our Leeds hotel team on or call 0845 112 6039.

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Holiday Inn Express Leeds - East Reviews


Galway, Ireland

I stayed here for 2 nights in one of the disabled access rooms. I was staying alone as a wheelchair user, so a little worried about coping with things.

I had no problems whatsoever. The staff were extremely helpful and made my stay a pleasant and comfortable experience. I would certainly stay here again.



No kidding, but within 30 minutes of our arrival we had booked a further visit for later in the year. The surrounding area is very pleasant, the location appears quiet and is convenient for many local sites and attractions. The room, including bed was very comfortable, the staff most helpful.

Breakfast is included in your price here and much to choose from including bacon, sausage, egg, porridge, cereal, muesli, fruit, yogurt etc etc. I find this, for what we paid, hard to beat. We have family nearby so this is a good location and what we paid for what we received excellent value.



On arrival we were greeted by a lovely lady at reception who sorted everything out. Once we were checked in and got to our rooms, the room was all set out and was very clean. Beds very comfy and price was right, would definitely recommend.



I have had the pleasure of staying here three times now and it never fails to impress! The hotel itself is well kept, very clean and tidy. The staff are amazing and just can’t do enough to make you feel welcome.

Breakfast is always hot and fresh, be it yogurt and fruit or full English you will enjoy! Beds are really comfy and the room its-self is great with good blackout curtains.



I get to stay in a lot of different Holiday Inn's up and down the country, and this surely is one of the best. Great location, spotlessly clean and wonderful staff that couldn't do enough for you. Comfortable refurbished rooms and a great breakfast. What more could you ask for!


Melbourne, Australia

A friendly place to stay with nice rooms, good breakfast and most importantly great staff. Handy for Leeds and York with easy parking and a carvery nearby. What more could you want. Once again I want to stress the really good staff.



A varied group of 5 but the hotel met our requirements well. The bedrooms were clean and comfortable, great having free WiFi, and breakfast included. The staff were very helpful and we found it an ideal location for touring around Yorkshire.



Recently stayed at the Holiday Inn East Leeds. Lovely friendly staff and a nice warm welcome. Beautiful clean and cosy rooms. Not one fault with this hotel, free breakfast and a Toby carvery joined on to the hotel, perfect. Paid £55 per night. Well worth it. Will definitely recommend and will stay again.



Nice and spacious rooms, bathroom very clean, everything in working order and free breakfast!

Location about 25 mins from Leeds city centre, however worked well for us as just off the motorway so able to get to other locations quickly. Staff very friendly, would definitely come again.



Spent a couple of nights here. We stayed in an accessible ground floor room which was great. Very spacious. The bed was very comfortable and we slept really well.

Continental breakfast is included in the price which was very reasonable. Staff were lovely - sorting out our key card when it stopped working and finding me a nail file when I asked for one.

We went for a meal in Leeds one night and to a reception at Oulton Hall on the other. Staff arranged taxis both times without fuss. A small but perfectly functioning bar was welcome too!

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