An elegant Grade II listed Victorian Hotel situated in the town centre of Huddersfield, The 3 Star George Hotel is the third hotel built on the site; the first was built in 1687, the second in 1787 and this one opened in 1851. The Victorian building offers space, craftsmanship and elegance and has been sympathetically modernised over the years to preserve its Victorian charm.
Ideally located in the town centre of Huddersfield, The George Hotel has excellent transport links. The railway station is situated opposite the hotel, and easily accessible are Leeds/Bradford Airport and Manchester Airport and just a 10 minute drive away is the M62 motorway.
The George Hotel is famous as the birth place of Rugby League Football because the meeting that founded it was held at the hotel in 1895. There is an interesting museum at the hotel commemorating this and Rugby League Football history. The hotel is also ideal for matches at the Galpharm Stadium, home to Huddersfield Giants RLFC and Huddersfield Town FC, and for Manchester United matches at Old Trafford.
The George Hotel Restaurant boasts one of the most beautiful dining rooms in Huddersfield and the restaurant is renowned for its excellent cuisine. Serving traditional English dishes and Yorkshire specialities, it will leave an unforgettable impression on all who dine here.
The George Hotel has a range of tastefully decorated accommodation which is spacious and well-facilitated to make you feel at home.
Room types include: single, double, twin and four poster bedrooms, so there is a wide variety of room type to suit all.
Wedings and Conference Venue
The George Hotel in Huddersfield has four conference rooms that can be used for wedding receptions, banquets, business meetings and other special private and corporate events.
Huddersfield is a town in West Yorkshire and Huddersfield is the birth place of Rugby League Football. The Huddersfield Giants (rugby) play their home games at the Galpharm Stadium.
Popular tourist attractions include Ripley Castle, Yorkshire Dales, Eureka! The National Children's Museum, National Media Museum, Royal Armouries, Galpharm Stadium and Rugby League Museum. Castle Hill in Huddersfield is also an interesting place to visit as is the Rugby League Heritage Centre.
Ripley Castle in Harrogate, North Yorkshire has been home to the Ingilby family for 26 generations and in 2009 celebrated seven hundred years at the Castle. The family is one of the oldest in the country to still live in the same residence, and as you walk along the castle terrace you get fantastic views over the lakes and deer park beyond.
Yorkshire Dales - 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'
The Yorkshire Dales in North Yorkshire are designated an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' and offers some of the finest scenery in the UK. The Yorkshire Dales offer spectacular scenery whatever the time of year and make a fantastic holiday destination for families. The Dales are full of quirky, picturesque towns and villages, castles, museums, steam railways and art galleries, there is plenty for the whole family to enjoy.
Home to the UK's national collection of arms and armour including artillery, the Royal Armouries Museum takes you on a journey through history from the Dark Ages to the present day. The museum in Leeds is a multi-million pound purpose built building and displays over 8500 objects throughout its five themed galleries. Discover 3000 years of history and see Guinness World Record breaking 16th century elephant armour, the largest armour in the world!
National Media Museum
Re-launched and renamed in 2006 to reflect the changing digital age, the National Media Museum in Bradford, Yorkshire, exists to "engage, inspire and educate by promoting an understanding and appreciation of photography, film, television, radio and the web; using our collection and knowledge to deliver a cultural programme accessibly and authoritatively". Based in a city centre building, the National Media Museum offers a diverse collection of exhibits spread out over seven floors. These include some of the best and important visual material to be found anywhere in the world, comprising of photographic, cinematography and television collections.
Eureka! The National Children's Museum, Halifax
Eureka! The National Children's Museum is located in Halifax, West Yorkshire and has been Britain's leading interactive museum for children since it opened in 1992. The award-winning attraction and educational charity for children, features over 400 interactive exhibits in six main exhibition areas which inspire children aged 0-11 to learn about themselves and the world around them through imagination, play and discovery.
Hotel near Galpharm Stadium
The George Hotel, Huddersfield is one of the nearest hotels to Galpharm Stadium (0.7 miles), home to Huddersfield Giants RLFC and Huddersfield Town FC.
- Huddersfield Railway Station (0.5 miles)
- Near Galpharm Stadium (0.7 miles)
- M62 is 10 minutes drive
- Leeds/Bradford Airport (22 miles)
- Yorkshire Dales (32.2 miles)
- Old Trafford (37 miles)
- Manchester Airport (42 miles)