Mercure Bradford Bankfield Hotel

Mercure Bradford Bankfield Hotel 3 stars

Customer review rating (ALL Rating) 3.8/5 405 reviews

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Hotel extras

  • An ALLSAFE Clifton Environmental certified hotel

  • Within walking distance of the tranquil River Aire

  • 19th century gothic mansion with original features

  • Regularly holds Asian weddings for up to 300 guests

  • Five miles from the famous Haworth & Bronte Parsonage Museum

Hotel location

Mercure Bradford Bankfield Hotel

Bradford Road, West Yorkshire
United Kingdom

  • By plane

    LEEDS BRADFORD At 15.29km / 9.5 miles

  • By train

    BINGLEY At 2.57km / 1.6 miles

GPS:53.834417, -1.815748

Hotel services

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In summary
On site
  • Car park
  • Restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible hotel
  • Wi-Fi
  • Breakfast
  • Bar
  • Meeting rooms


You can really unwind in The Brasserie. Whether you are meeting for a chat over coffee or looking for an informal bite to eat, this individually styled restaurant offers a wide selection of internationally inspired dishes.

Our accommodation(s)

All bedrooms feature a flat-screen TV and complimentary high speed WiFi. Rooms at the front of the hotel have garden views and there are interconnecting rooms for families.In privilege and superior rooms you'll enjoy a Nespresso coffee machine, newsp aper, robe and slippers.

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Mercure Bradford Bankfield Hotel

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ALL Rating  3.8/5  405 reviews

TripAdvisor Rating  3.5/5  1,069 reviews

Beautiful Place 🌻

TripAdvisor rating 5.0/5

Chelseajade23 TripAdvisor review

Absolutely love this place. Quirky, vintage interior and feels very classy and cosy. The staff are so friendly and are always there to help. The grounds are beautiful and you can see all sorts of wildlife from your window. Highly recommend!

Old and tattie

Customer review rating 2.5/5

Anonymous Families - Confirmed reviews ALL

Only 1 on reception took a while to check in. Very dated, hallway stank everytime we walked down like rotten food. Do not stay here if not able bodied as it took us 10 mins to get to room up and down and series of corridors, all with double small doors that are not easy to get through with luggage. Room old and bathroom was awful, bath very worn and didn't want to use it. Breakfast was good though

Well l located

Customer review rating 4.0/5

Stephen L. Business - Confirmed reviews ALL

Decent nights sleep, comp upgrade by reception and great location for the hospital which is where I work for. Only problem is was no soap in the room. Breakfast was good and staff very helpful

Value for money

Customer review rating 4.5/5

Neil H. Business - Confirmed reviews ALL

We stay in here for work all the time, worth the money especially now we come directly via Hannah. Value, spacious and handy for our building site. Always clean and tidy

Great location

Customer review rating 4.5/5

Denise S. Couples - Confirmed reviews ALL

We were attending a funeral and the hotel was perfect. It took the thought of a stressful journey away.

Well located

Customer review rating 2.0/5

Anonymous Friends - Confirmed reviews ALL

My room was very dusty. The toilet was very dirty and when I asked for the toilet to be clean it wasn’t done until after my third request in the evening. Staff were polite

Excellent venue close to Bradford

TripAdvisor rating 5.0/5

MacksieS TripAdvisor review

Welcoming comfortable quiet hotel in own grounds with lovely staff. Good size room with lift access; bird song outside and rabbits in garden. clean and comfortable but a little dated. Breakfasts in dining room overlooking garden with fountains and fast efficient and very friendly staff. Hotel has bus stop outside to get to Saltaire in 10 minutes and central Bradford in 25 mins or to Keighley in similar time. If touring would make good base as Ilkley or Hebden Bridge and Moors easily reached. Bradford has excellent museums and Salts Mill or Cartwight Gallery unmissable for the Hockneys

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are always keen to tell people about the local history of the area and share the local knowledge we have. We hope to see you again soon

Pleasant stay in peaceful Airedale setting

Customer review rating 4.5/5

Fr B. H. Solo - Confirmed reviews ALL

A friendly welcome upon arrival and an enjoyable two-night stay.

Well located. Good sized room. Great shower. Excellent nights sleep.

Customer review rating 4.0/5

David -. C. Business - Confirmed reviews ALL

Top marks for setting/hotel/room/bed/bathroom However trying to order dinner and overall dining experience a shambles.

Always a good stay in my eyes

Customer review rating 4.5/5

Michael M. Business - Confirmed reviews ALL

I travel on business at least once a month and stay at Mercure Bradford for 3 night each time usually and am more than happy with the quality of this hotel for what I need. My only very minor negatives is wifi could be a little better, but solved by downloading things onto lap top to watch, rather than rely on wifi and the room key cards seem to lose their activity at least once each time i visit, but solved by a walk to reception to activate. Other than those two minor issues, I would highly recommend Mercure Bradford.

Good overnight stay.

Customer review rating 4.0/5

Julie Friends - Confirmed reviews ALL

I would say the room was ok for the money. The taps were old and so the water didn’t run freely. Also couldn’t find instructions on how to use the coffee maker. The robes are a nice touch though.

Not happy

Customer review rating 2.0/5

Roxel Business - Confirmed reviews ALL

Rooms need to upgrade, breakfast is cold

The Bankfield Welcome gets better

Customer review rating 4.5/5

William B. B. Couples - Confirmed reviews ALL

The welcome, the room, the breakfast, the overall stay was probably the best to date, which given the number of times I have stayed here is a real positive. The decorations are a tad dated, that though is a minor issue.

Lovely hotel, price extremely good value for money

Customer review rating 5.0/5

Karen M. Couples - Confirmed reviews ALL

Excellent hotel, excellent price , best in the area

Customer review rating 5.0/5

Mandy T. Couples - Confirmed reviews ALL

Lovely, friendly hotel,great rooms and a beautiful breakfast, well done

Tired and poorly run..

Customer review rating 1.5/5

David D. Couples - Confirmed reviews ALL

The general ambience is of a lower class training centre. Painwork is poorly applied in public areas . The bar is sparsely furnished and unwelcoming. The room was tatty: water damage around a radiator. Missing shower controls. Sited next to a service staircase - in use at night. Commercial vehicles parked UNDER our room ( yes, under..)- one of which had a faulty alarm all night . Slip hazard at breakfast. My wife skidded on food and grease left on the floor. When reported, this was not cleaned properly , though the staff had time to stand idle and chat. No process to enter in the accident book.. Overall an experience that we will not repeat

Family short stay

TripAdvisor rating 3.0/5

Erin P TripAdvisor review

I found booking easy and I rang up to check about use of internet in the bar prior to my journey and the reception were extremely helpful. We arrived early as I needed to do some work. We were informed we could check in an hour early which was great. However toilet facilities were not great, the bar was closed and we’d hope to stay and have a drink whilst I did work. Therefore we left to find somewhere until we could check in. We have a clean and lovely family room. However the cot bed had not been placed in the room but the receptionist was very helpful and sorted it out swiftly. They didn’t have a proper mattress for the cot but their alternative was fine but this would not have been appropriate for a child under 1 years. The room was warm and clean and perfect for the family. The dining room was not advertised and we chose to actually go to a local restaurant attacked to another hotel chain. Children had free breakfast as part of the price and we had a reduced rate for booking online. The service we received was extremely friendly and accommodating as we have two children under 5 years. The breakfast was delicious and there was a range to cater for all tastes. The original building of the hotel is lovely but there is sign of wear and tear and the garden area to the front of the hotel where our children wanted to play was a hazard. Empty drinks bottles and glasses. It needed to be cleared of the rubbish. The water feature was a particularly dumping ground. A lovely large car park but lighting did not fill us with confidence for security and having to park so far away from the hotel we found it challenging with the children and bags. However you could drop off in front of the hotel to unload and then park which we started to use and this was fine as long as you had two adults with the children. Overall our stay was warm clean and in general good service. However the price was quite high for the quality beyond that. If you wanted a nice bar and to enjoy the surroundings this would not be appropriate. However as a family stay to provide us a foothold to sleep get changed and fed before going on adventures then it was fine.

Excellent stay again

TripAdvisor rating 5.0/5

Turtonator1975 TripAdvisor review

Another excellent stay at Mercure Bradford Bankfield. The staff on reception are helpful and friendly. Hotel is in a good location and lots of free parking and rooms are spacious and clean. I will be booking again when I am next in the area.

Excellent especially staff

TripAdvisor rating 5.0/5

Trevor36 TripAdvisor review

The hotel is beautiful. We were made very welcome. The staff were all excellent and our room was lovely. Jame was superb and even managed to fix the radiator which was not working. We will definitely stay again.


TripAdvisor rating 1.0/5

Andrew F TripAdvisor review

Have stayed here before and aware its TA reviews are poor, I have always found the rooms clean and comfy for the price, even if the rest of the hotel was a little shabby.. After my last visit I will not be coming back.. After collecting keys etc, went to the room to find the toilet was broken. It would not flush and the pump ran continuedly, the radiator was on full and the thermostat control had been removed, so no way to regulate the heat! I returned to reception to ask for a change of room, to be told the hotel was full, they had no more rooms available and the issues in the room were very minor!! The receptionist had no answers to resolve the situation and appeared to be uninterested in anything apart from getting agitated by the que building behind me in the reception area. I asked to speak to senior management and was given the stock answer "Sorry no one is available" When I realised he was both uninterested and oblivious to my request for a room change. I asked for a refund to my card, which I was assured would be processed in 48 hours .5 days on, still NO refund. Thankfully after a I made a few calls the Ibis Shipley ( Same company as Mercure Bradford. Accor hotel group ) a few miles down the road were extremely welcoming and apologetic over the the way we were treated at their partner hotel and for a similar price has a wonderful evening in a much better equipped and more welcoming hotel.

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