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Phil Hopkins
Arts & Travel Editor
10:18 AM 4th July 2020

Oulton Hall and ‘The Queens’ Re-Open Today

Oulton Hall and the iconic The Queens Hotel, both in Leeds, re-open today as the government reduces hotel restrictions on what’s been dubbed ‘Super Saturday’.

“We are going to celebrate the return from lockdown by offering spectacular quality, supreme service and unrepeatable value,” says Queens Hotel General Manager Paul Rogers. “We absolutely know that although our guests rightly expect to us to provide a clean and safe environment, they don’t wish to be constrained at every step. We are being both safe and clean and utterly responsible for both staff and guests, but above all we are going to offer a fun experience for everyone.”

The Hotel team has devised a series of high quality and keenly priced offers under The Great British Breakaway banner that has been in the planning for the last three months. Rogers expects a strong take-up of this opportunity to visit the hotel based in the centre of Leeds with direct private access from the main railway station.

Offers include Two-Night Bed & Breakfast stays from just £66.50 per guest, Two-night Family Breaks from £193 per room including breakfast and packed lunch. Two-night Couples Breaks are from just £74 per person including a bottle of wine in room. Children under 16 stay free and the hotel is dog friendly.

Oulton Hall
In complete contrast and just five miles away is Oulton Hall. Set in rolling parkland, the property has two golf courses, extensive spa and leisure areas and even Butler services for some rooms.

Great British Breakaway offers include Two-Night Bed & Breakfast stays from just £91 per guest, Two-night Family Breaks from £250 per room including breakfast and packed lunch. Two-night Couples breaks are from just £205 per person including a bottle of wine in room. Children under 16 stay free and the hotel is dog friendly. An outstanding one night golf offer includes 36 holes, a packed lunch and a bucket of beers in the room.

“We understand that in these unusual circumstance our guests, and our staff, will place safety at the top of their checklist when choosing their hotel,” said Claire Steven the hotel’s General Manager.

Having studied the various cleaning and safety standard programmes available, Q Hotels Group, including both The Queens and Oulton Hall, has decided to go its own way with a detailed programme under the name Clean+Safe.

Every aspect of the programme will be independently audited by acknowledged industry expert ‘Shield Safety Group’. This will ensure that hotels are listed on the ‘Safe to Trade Register’, available to local authorities.

“Inviting people into our hotels demands a degree of mutual trust,” says Steven. “We trust our customers to be responsible in respect of their own health and others, and they trust us to provide a safe environment. We have set very high standards of cleanliness and safety together with practical guidance for our teams on how best to implement.”