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Leonardo Hotel Bradford, Bradford

2 Thornton Road, Bradford, BD1 2DH, UK
Leonardo Hotel Bradford, Bradford Leonardo Hotel Bradford, Bradford 01274 848500 2 Thornton Road Bradford
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  • Free Wifi
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Lift
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Gym

Leonardo Hotel Bradford offers a superb base right at the heart of the city, close to City Park and the Alhambra Theatre. This modern hotel boasts well-lit spacious bedrooms suitable for everyone as well as the delicious bar and grill at Leonardo’s.

Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Lift
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Gym

Number of Bedrooms: 198

Parking Spaces: 0

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Leonardo Hotel in Bradford (formerly the Jurys Inn) enjoys a prime location in the city centre, particularly convenient for travellers arriving via public transport. A mere 10-minute stroll leads to Bradford Interchange, while those driving can utilise the nearby NCP car park situated just behind the hotel. Bradford is a vibrant melting pot of diverse cultures and holds the prestigious title of 'Curry Capital of Britain,' rendering it an excellent choice for a staycation filled with cultural experiences, entertainment, and culinary delights.

Each of the 198 bedrooms at the Leonardo Hotel Bradford are more spacious than you would expect from a city centre hotel. Many rooms can comfortably accommodate three adults, a combination of two adults and two children under twelve, or even just one guest. Designed with guests' comfort in mind, each bedroom features ample lighting and an airy, welcoming atmosphere. Wheelchair accessible rooms are also available at the Leonardo Hotel Bradford.

The Bar and Grill at Leonardo's is the perfect spot to indulge in a two or three-course meal right within the hotel premises. Families visiting can take advantage of the kids' menu as well. After a bustling day exploring the city, the on-site bar provides the ideal setting for unwinding with a refreshing drink. For those seeking a caffeine boost, the illy coffee bar serves up exquisite teas and coffees throughout the day.

The Leonardo Hotel Bradford offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year



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The Leonardo Hotel Bradford offers a total of 198 bedrooms, each surprisingly spacious and designed to cater to guests' comfort. In-room amenities include free Wi-Fi, a flatscreen TV with Freeview, a hairdryer, a tea/coffee refreshment dock, ensuite bathroom with complimentary toiletries and a selection of pillows for personalised comfort.

For guests requiring wheelchair access, the Leonardo Hotel Bradford provides specially designed bedrooms featuring:

  • Lowered beds for easy wheelchair transfer
  • Wide doorways and sufficient floor space for manoeuvring
  • Fully accessible bathrooms with either roll-in showers or baths, along with additional handrails, lower sinks, grab rails, and pull cords
  • Selected rooms with remote-controlled doors

Throughout the hotel, additional accessibility features include:

  • Accessible toilets in public areas
  • Elevators providing access to all floors

Families of up to 4 can easily be accommodated at the Leonardo Hotel Bradford. 


Bar & Restaurant

tick Outdoor Dining Terrace

At the Leonardo Hotel Bradford, enjoy a delightful meal while watching the world pass by through the restaurant's floor-to-ceiling windows, offering captivating views below. The open-plan dining area accommodates up to 120 guests and exudes a welcoming, relaxed ambience, making it the perfect spot to unwind after an adventurous day.

The versatile restaurant caters to groups of all sizes, from individual diners to larger parties of up to 16. The Bar and Grill at Leonardo’s presents all-day dining options, featuring an extensive grill selection alongside burgers, pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and beloved classics. Why not complement your meal with a glass of wine or a refreshing cocktail?
In the morning, start your day off right by visiting the on-site illy Coffee bar for a velvety flat white or a robust espresso to fuel you for the day ahead.

As well as serving tasty dinner options, this Bradford restaurant also provides a fantastic breakfast menu. The breakfast offering includes a hot buffet, cereal, fruit and pastries. Not to mention plenty of juice, tea and coffee.

The bar features comfortable seating for up to 75 people and TV screens showing sports. The bar serves food and a range of wines, draught beers and local ales, including Black Sheep from nearby Masham and Saltaire Blonde, brewed less than 5 miles away. Head here in the evening to reflect on the day while enjoying your favourite tipple.


Location & Directions

Directions to the Leonardo Hotel in Bradford

Leonardo Hotel Bradford in the heart of the city centre on Thornton Road

From M26 (15 minutes, 5 miles) 
Leave the M62 at Junction 26 and take Bradford M606. On M606, keep left and take A6177 Ring Road (West).

At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto the A6177 (West), Mayo Avenue, keeping the Total petrol station on your left. Keep in the right hand lane and at the second set of traffic lights, turn right onto the A641, Manchester Road.

Continue on the A641 for just over a mile to Jacobs Well roundabout and take the first exit. Go straight ahead through the traffic lights and then keep left, in the lane for B6145.

Turn left and Leonardo Hotel Bradford is on your right, adjoining Provident Financial Take the right turn immediately after the hotel and park in the NCP car park straight ahead.

Parking Information
Parking available at the NCP car park, situated 100m to the rear of the hotel, current charge £12 overnight parking. Opens – 06:00am & Closes – 12:00am. During these times the guest will not be able to access the car park.

From Leeds-Bradford Airport
Bus – from bus station at Bradford Airport to Bradford Interchange (Bus & Rail)

By Car
Approximately 20 minutes drive and 8 miles away.
Out of the airport turn left. At the roundabout turn left onto the A658. At the first junction go straight ahead at the lights. About a quarter of a mile further ahead, turn right onto Green Lane. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit back onto the A658. You will follow this road for approximately 5 miles always heading for Bradford City Centre. Follow signs for the National Media Museum and Alhambra Theatre. Once you go past these two buildings you will take a left turn onto Thornton Road where you will see the hotel immediately on the Right. We share a complex with the Provident Financial Group.

Nearest Bus Stops
Bus Links to surrounding cities and districts are close by and the Bradford Bus Station is less than 5 minutes walk away.

From Bradford Interchange Bus & Train Station (0.4 miles , 8 minutes walk)
Come out of the station and turn left on to Bridge Street. Cross over the road (Hall Ings) and walk past City Hall. Immediately left, walk diagonally through Centenary Square. You will pass a number of restaurants, bars and coffee shops on your right. Once you pass these you will see the hotel on the opposite side of the road (We share a building complex with Provident Financial Group). The hotel entrance is on Thornton Road.

Things to See and Do

While staying at the Leonardo Hotel Bradford you can enjoy visiting all that Bradford has to boast about, including a distinctive blend of two UNESCO sites—Saltaire and City of Film—each offering captivating experiences. It's also the former abode of literary celebrities ranging from the Brontës to Priestley. Additionally, it's conveniently located near two breathtakingly picturesque moorlands, adding to its allure.

Away from the city centre, the wider region is packed with green spaces and inviting countryside for you and the family to explore, from Ilkley and Wharfedale to the rolling hills and rugged moors of Brontë Country – there are walks and cycle routes to suit all preferences.

Things to see and do while staying at the Leonardo Hotel Bradford
Denso Marston Nature Reserve
The Great Northern Railway Trail
Saltaire World Hertiage
Skipton Castle
Herwood House
National Media Museum
Bradford Cathedral
Bradford Industrial Museum
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery
Bradford Bazaar
Kirkgate Shopping Centre


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