Huddersfield luxury hotel offering accommodation with spacious en-suite rooms and an on-site restaurant and bar. Wedding and conference facilities. Room service available.
Centrally located, this elegant Grade II listed building boasts an exquisite restaurant, WI-FI hotspots, on-site parking available (chargable) and is renowned as the birthplace of Rugby League, and features its' own well-stocked Rugby museum. Originally dating back to 1851, this Victorian Hotel has been lovingly modernised yet still retains its' sense of historic grandeur and charm. An iconic landmark in its' own right, it is conveniently positioned close to a wealth of attractions and tourist spots.
Indeed, in 1895 the building itself was famously host to the meeting that founded Rugby League and has since become a popular pilgrimage site for sporting enthusiasts.Each of the 60 en-suite bedrooms are tastefully decorated and furnished, perfectly complimenting the aesthetic qualities of the rest of the building. All rooms have been attentively appointed with all the modern amenities one would expect from a hotel of this calibre, including flat screen TV, trouser press, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. There are a range of room types available including Singles, Doubles and Twins and spacious Executives. Whatever their choice, guests are assured of a comfortable, relaxing experience and a memorable stay.St George's, the prestigious on-site restaurant, boasts a beautiful dining room with a classical elegance and a refined atmosphere. Such splendid settings are sure to leave an unforgettable impression on all who dine there. Specialising in traditional English and Yorkshire delicacies, every effort is taken to ensure that all dishes are freshly prepared using the finest high quality ingredients and produce. There is also a bar and lounge area, decorated with an array of Rugby memorabilia, it is perfect for relaxing and enjoying anything from a quick sandwich or a hot snack to a full meal.The George Hotel is home to the world's only Rugby League Heritage Museum, which features a vast collection of memorabilia and artefacts from the history of the sport. The Hotel also has four conference rooms which can be used for wedding receptions, banquets, business meetings and other special private and corporate events.George Hotel is located right in the heart of Huddersfield. Being only a 6 minute drive from Junction 24 off the M62, it is both easily accessible and convenient. Huddersfield Rail Station is only a stone's throw from the building and offers excellent transport links to the rest of the country. For those flying in, the nearest major Airport is at Manchester, roughly a 50 minute drive away, or there's Leeds Bradford International Airport, a little over 30 minutes by car. The George Hotel is privileged enough to have everything the town of Huddersfield has to offer right on its' doorstep. A true Yorkshire town, it is home to strong traditions, exciting festivals and some impressive architecture. It is also the spiritual home of Rugby League and the nearby Galpharm Stadium is the home ground of local team the Huddersfield Giants as well as Huddersfield Town F.C. The Lawrence Batley Theatre features a stunning array of different productions, from classic theatrical productions and Opera to rib-tickling comedy and contemporary dance. Greenhead Park is only half a mile from the town centre and is the perfect place to unwind, relax and enjoy the scenic beauty or the fantastic leisure facilities.A 16 minute drive from the hotel is Eureka! The National Museum for Children in the town of Halifax. It features over 400 interactive exhibits designed to inspire children to learn about themselves and the world around them through imagination, plan and discovery. Further afield is the windswept region of heather and wild moors known as Bronte Country, famous for inspiring the Bronte sisters' classic works of literature. Visitors can discover more about their lives and novels at the Bronte Parsonage Museum in the village of Haworth. Heading south, less than 7 miles from Huddersfield is the picturesque town of Holmfirth famous as the location of the popular BBC series Last of the Summer Wine'. There's more to Holmfirth than just Compo, Cleggy and Foggy, including many delightful gift shops and craft galleries as well as a wide variety of eateries, restaurants and traditional English public houses.