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Premier Inn Wakefield Central Hotel
Ranked #13 of 19 Hotels in Wakefield
Arthog, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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“What a revelation..............”
Reviewed 19 July 2014

City centre hotels are often bland and situated in rather dull surroundings - not this Premier Inn which is set in a wooded area of a stunning park. It is within easy walking distance of the centre of Wakefield but you could easily be in the middle of the countryside when you wake up to the soft cooing of wood pigeons and the sight of rabbits feeding on the lawn outside. As always at Premier Inns the rooms are large, spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The bathrooms too offer 'proper' baths and lovely thick towels. My only gripe is that the soap dispenser wasn't refilled when it was empty but this is a tiny criticism.
What really makes this Premier Inn outstanding is its link to the Green King Eating Inn Holmfield Arms next door where you eat breakfast and other meals. As you would expect, the Premier Inn breakfast is phenomenally good. Even better however is the Eating Inn dinner menu. In my view they are unsurpassed for quality, quantity and value especially for vegetarians. We were thrilled to be able to have completely different vegetarian evening meals on each of the three nights we were there. It made such a difference to us because in many hotels vegetarian options are a sort of an 'add-on'. But not here where they are imaginative and totally delicious. In addition, the staff in the restaurant are all very well-trained, friendly yet professional, efficient and observant.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

booked 4 rooms for two nights to attend a christening. noise on the saturday night due to a wedding that was 50 feet away from our rooms really spoiled our first night. However the hotel is clean and the restaurant served well cooked value meals, the surroundings were excellent and i would stay here again. just make sure if there is a function on that you are moved to a quiter part of the hotel. music finished at midnight but other guests very noisey outside of room windows.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Blyth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

Stayed here recently for a friends. Just a little walk outside of Wakefield. Value for rooms were fantastic. Rooms very clean and spacious. Staff very friendly. Bar and restaurant downstairs were also brilliant. Food was fantastic and at a good price also. Would recommend this hotel.

Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Mexborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

This is a charming hotel you would not know where it is as it is hidden away from the main road covered by the trees. Not far from the center of wakefield. the room where very clean and so was the bathroom. A nice pub next door . When we left on the Saturday a Wedding was being held. IT cost £29 per room for a friday night a bargin.

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Kingston-upon-hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

Although Wakefield is only an hour away from home I wanted to visit the Hepworth Gallery and Yorkshire Sculpture park. Also a trip to Ikea at Leeds and shopping in Wakefield Ridings centre. A lot to do in 3 days, plus it was our wedding anniversary. The hotel is set in a park, not very far from the city center. Lots of walks, plenty of wildlife, birds and bunny rabbits! The room was very comfortable, I asked for a disabled room and it was on the ground floor and everything was easily accessible. We ate all our meals at the hotel. The bar/restaurant is in what was obviously a very grand house, lots of interesting areas, plenty of tables outside. The food was delicious, and as the restaurant was busy I felt that it was very popular with the locals. I has a gorgeous fish pie and the best coffee ice cream ever. Breakfast was freshly cooked to order. Sadly the weather didn't allow us to get to the sculpture park but we did everything else. I would recommend this hotel and restaurant to anybody planning a trip to Wakefield.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Oshawa, Canada
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Reviewed 31 May 2014

My father-in -law stayed here 1 year ago for 2 weeks. Was very expensive. Last weekend I stayed there, nothing was done in my room. Didn't clean room ,soiled towels left in room and did not make beds. I had to go to front desk to ask for clean towels. I complained to front desk- nothing done. I wrote to hotel management and didn't receive any reply. Wrote to central office and still didn't receive any reply. Planning another visit to this area again, BUT CERTAINLY WILL NOT STAY HERE.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled solo
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WhitbreadHotels, Online Customer Service at Premier Inn Wakefield Central Hotel, responded to this review, 12 June 2014
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. At Premier Inn it remains our main objective to deliver a high standard of customer service and we do apologise that on this occasion we failed to achieve this. Please be assured that your feedback is very important to us as we endeavour to improve standards and meet all our customer’s needs. We hope to welcome you back in the future.
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We recently got married and chose holmfield as the place to hold our reception in their marquee. Right from the start of the planning Michelle was absolutely lovely, no query was every to small to bother her about, she was so pleasant and understanding and I recommend holding any event there! We stayed in the premier inn on the night of our wedding as did numerous members of our families and we all had a perfect nights sleep and the rooms were spotless and very comfortable!! Thank you to all the staff of bother holmfield and premier inn for your perfect customer service and pure kindness.

  • Stayed May 2014
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Additional Information about Premier Inn Wakefield Central Hotel

Property: Premier Inn Wakefield Central Hotel
Address: Denby Dale Road | Thornes Park, Wakefield WF2 8DY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > West Yorkshire > Wakefield
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Wakefield
#5 Family Hotel in Wakefield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Premier Inn Wakefield Central Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An ideal quiet location within easy reach of the M1 and M62. For shops and local amenities Wakefield city centre is only a 10 minute walk away. Conveniently situated for Wakefield Westgate train station. ... more   less 
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