World Congress of Cycling Science



Recommended hotels within close proximity to the conference venue include:

Kirkstall Brewery

During the summer the converted Kirkstall Brewery property provides accommodation in a number of attractive blocks and there are both standard bedrooms and en-suite bedrooms.

With the capacity to accommodate over 500 delegates the site has great transport links to both the Headingley Campus and Leeds city centre, making it an ideal base for residential conferences or group stays that want to explore what Leeds has to offer on a budget. There is also a large hall area that groups can use for evening activities and as a social space to relax.


£30 per night + VAT (B&B)

Please book via the Leeds Met conferencing website.

Alternatively you can book directly by contacting Gemma Gore. T: 0113 812 7731; Email:


There is the possibility that you can extend your stay for the Tour de France weekend. Please contact Gemma Gore for availability.


The Met Hotel

The Met is a stunning four star establishment in the centre of Leeds. It is based in Leeds' business district but also just a short stroll from a plethora of shops, restaurants and bars including the Trinity Shopping Centre and Arena. It is also short walking distance of Leeds Train Station, and a brief car journey from Leeds Bradford International Airport.


The Queens

The Queens is the most famous landmark hotel in Leeds and is proudly positioned in the heart of the City Square. Physically attached to Leeds Rail Station (with exclusive private access), the hotel provides a stylish and ideally located city centre base, with Leeds' plethora of designer shops, chic restaurants and vibrant nightlife literally on your doorstep! The hotel is also within easy reach of both the M1 (for north/south travel) and the M62 (for east/west travel) and is just 12 miles from Leeds-Bradford Airport.


The Radisson Blu

The Radisson Blu is a four-star city centre hotel that enjoys an excellent location adjacent to the Town Hall and close to the main business districts, shopping areas, bars, restaurants and train station. Affording added convenience, the hotel is housed in The Light complex, where guests can enjoy a wide range of shops and leisure facilities.
This Leeds hotel is located in the city centre and is 14 kilometres from Leeds Bradford Airport.



Novotel Leeds Centre hotel, located in central Leeds. Walking distance to the train station, and close to businesses, shopping and nightlife of central Leeds. Each of the 196 bedrooms features Wifi and Internet TV. Elements restaurant has an international cuisine and you can relax in a modern bar. Work out in the fitness centre and wind down in the sauna.


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Last Updated: 22/05/2014