Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 216
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by iandp A little worn round the edges
A great place to stay near Leeds and Bradford. Ate in the local pub so cannot comment on food in the hotel. Suited us during the recent RWC as somewhere close to Leeds where we could park our car and not pay city centre rates. Hotel is a little tired and staff don't always get it right but they were a lovely bunch of people who were always polite and helpful. Hotel was clean and rooms adequate, although could probably be doing with a makeover. Location excellent and lovely building.
October 7, 2015
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Bobbiti Mr
Not unto normal standardThere were too many points wrong with the accommodation and the hotel is in general need of a facelift.
September 25, 2015
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by RossMacs Leeds - Bradford
From the outside this is a 'spectacular' building and not typical of a Holiday Inn. So much potential - lovely building, lovely location.
However, the interior, in particular the room I was in, falls short of what we might expect of a 21st century Holiday Inn.
The common areas are OK. But my room, which was an upgrade to an Executive was simply not up to the Holiday Inn standard. Very poor lighting, tired furniture all in need of a refit. The room was big and if decorated in modern standard would be fantastic. There is a small dressing room where the wardrobe is - the ceiling light that was in this room was so under powered it was like an old 40W bulb struggling to light anything and providing that dull, yellowy light that you associate with 1950's!
The bathroom in particular was well below par. Cracked floor tiles, badly cracked wash basin, grout between tile that was stained and mouldy, bath taps that were broken. The whole room just looked tired and worn out.
On a very picky note - as a very regular user of Holiday Inns and a Platinum IHG member it is the norm to get perhaps, a couple of small bottles of drinking water in the drinks fridge. This room had a very nice drinks cooler but nothing in it. What is the point of that.
So I'm afraid I didn't really enjoy my stay. This site could be fantastic; if decorated properly in a modern way the room I was in could be a Hotel Indigo room - it was certainly larger than some of the Indigo rooms I've stayed in. Go have a look at Scotch Corner - a 'traditional' building refurbished to a good standard.
Finally the staff were very good - when I mentioned the points that I've mentioned here on check out there was definitely a feeling of 'yes, we know'.
So Holiday Inn next time I stay at Tong Lane I hope it will be in a new, modern tastefully refurbished room. I certainly won't be staying there again until the hotel is refurbished.
September 15, 2015