Part of the Shire Hotel Group, winners of the AA Hotel Group of the year 2003-04 and the RAC Hotel Group of the Year 2004-05. The Hotel also won the prestigious Catey Group Hotel of The Year in 2004. Located just to the east of Leeds, this luxury 4 star Hotel with Spa is perfectly placed for discovering all the delights of Yorkshire - with easy access to the Norths motorway network. Step inside this stylish and contemporary hotel and you will sense flavours of the Mediterranean. The stunning internal courtyard, in French limestone, is a natural centerpiece - with a glass atrium that allows the daylight to dance around the interior of the building. All bedrooms are executive standard, with separate relaxation areas, and air-conditioned throughout. The Spa offers the finest facilities in the area, including 8 health & beauty treatment rooms and extensive wet and dry sports areas.The AA rosette award winning Restaurant serves simple, well prepared dishes - using the highest quality ingredients, with a good selection of local and regional produce. **Please note it is advisable to pre-book any treatments and restaurant bookings to avoid disappointment on arrival.** If you are in the area on business, you will find the hotel well-placed to access the M62 and M1, with Leeds, York and Harrogate all on the doorstep. There are 18 meeting rooms - ideal for training and conference events - and the unique Conference Cafe really does make doing business a pleasure. Not only that but the hotel also offers free high speed wireless internet access to guests, making it easy to go online and stay in touch. Staying at the Hotel gives you the chance to explore a bit further afield - and if its a day at the races you have in mind choose from York, Wetherby, Pontefract or Doncaster. Ample car parking available - £3.00 per car, per night mid week. For guests staying over a weekend night then parking is complimentary.