With such history attached to thehotel (it hosted the rich and famous during its heyday, including Laurel and Hardy, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones), today sees a property that has undergone a full transformation - with investment to all areas of the building - thus restoring its original greatness. Step back into an era long gone, but with all the facilities of the 21st Century. With an AA Merit score of 79%, this is an excellent first class property with location to match. Free car Parking is available for residents on site. (GW 05/2009)
Situated in the heart of Bradford, 100m from Bradford Forster Square Station - this is the best location in town.
13 kms to the nearest airport (leeds/bradford)
Close to the station (forster square)
20 km to the nearest fair site (harrogate)
There are 90 spacious en suite bedrooms (a mixture of Premium and Standard) all fully equipped with en suite facilities, Sky TV, and Ironing and Trouser Press. There is also free Wireless Broadband access
The Midland Grill Room Restaurant's style is one of a traditional dining venue, with elegant high ceilings, tailed curtains and crisp white linen. Head Chef Simon Thomas provides a superb menu of contemporary British cuisine served with flair and imagination
The hotel was built between 1885 and 1890 by the Midland Railway Company. It was a showpiece for the railway companies northern operations, and is of particular architectural interest, with some of the finest Victorian interiors in the city. It is a unique builiding with fine Victorian features.
The lobby is bright and welcoming.