Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds

Hotels near the First Direct Arena and o2 academy

If you are attending an event at the First Direct Arena or o2 Academy in Leeds, and you are looking for hotels near these excellent venues, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds is the ideal option.

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds is conveniently close to many of the city's main attractions and shopping districts, so you can watch your favourite artist perform and then explore this fascinating city.

First Direct Arena is the new major entertainment venue located in the vibrant city centre of Leeds, hosting live music, comedy, entertainment shows and sporting events. Recently voted Best New Venue in the World 2014 at the Stadium Business Awards, First Direct Arena has played host to some incredible artists since opening in September 2013, including Sir Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Bublé, Sports Personality of the Year, Gary Barlow, Prince, Miley Cyrus, Le Tour De France Grand Depart, and Lee Evans. It will continue to show excellent artists throughout 2015, including the likes of Queen + Adam Lambert, Fleetwood Mac, Lionel Richie, 5 Seconds of Summer, Pharrell Williams and John Legend.

The Arena’s unique "super theatre" style configuration is designed to enhance the arena experience, with all seats facing the stage and high quality acoustics providing the best sound experience in the UK. Spectators and performers alike, will enjoy a more intimate atmosphere with reduced viewing distances inside the venue which has a capacity of 13,000.

This chic hotel is located within The Light Complex, in the heart of Leeds city centre. It's within walking distance of the o2 Academy and First Direct Arena, and is also within easy reach of Leeds Metropolitan University, Elland Road, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds City Museum and Leeds Armouries.

Looking for hotels near the o2 Academy or First Direct Arena in Leeds? Book a room at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds.