BASE Leeds

7 Heatons Court, Leeds, United Kingdom, LS1 4LJ

BASE Leeds
audience rating: BASE Leeds, 3.8 out of 5 based on 133 ratings click to vote:
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TOMORROW Students Go Free, 9am-9pm

Occupying a prime city centre location, BASE Leeds features a large dry sauna, steam room, two spa pools and various seating areas. There’s certainly plenty to see and do here.

The onsite café and free internet are tempting too, plus a dedicated floor or ‘resting space’ allowing you to make acquaintances with some of the hot guys who visit here. Open 24/7.

The owners also run Basement Complex in Manchester.

weekday: 24 hours

weekend: 24 hours

venue: Sauna (桑拿) | features: cafe, internet access, steam room, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, relaxing cabins, dark room, spa, free wi-fi, adults-only, cruise / fetish (咖啡馆, 互联网, 蒸汽房, 桑拿, 温泉池, 放松舱, 暗室, 温泉, 免费无线上网)

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last updated: 24-Jan-2019



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based on 6 reviews
  1. Enjoyable visit

    “I work in Leeds on a regular basis and love to spend some 'down' time in Base Leeds. It has improved over recent years with a nice hot tub, new dry sauna and the general up keep seems better. Can be hit and miss in terms of numbers but that's the case in any sauna I suppose. Worth a visit if in Leeds that's for sure!“

     on 12-Apr-2019 | Reply Problem with this review?

  2. Disgusting reception service

    “The guy at the reception was the rudest to me on the phone, Completely ignored my relative asking a question and had an attitude when talking to me, don't bother going because I wanted to slap the guy. So unprofessional.“

     on 18-Mar-2019 | Reply Problem with this review?

  3. Terrible service never aanswer the phone

    “Honestly I planned on going soon but they don't even answer the phone when you need to call them before your visit despite calling 4 times, I spoke to the management team and they were incredibly rude and vulgar, I'm disgusted and going to steam complex instead.“

     on 08-Mar-2019 | Reply Problem with this review?

  4. Entry Denied

    “I wanted to visit on 15th Sept and was told that because of my age the receptionist needed a doctor's certificate! This was stated as being 'policy' to ensure that I wouldn't pass out in the heat! Yes, I am over 70 but am told that I look younger. Perhaps I didn't fit the receptionist's image? Do people habitually pass out at the Base? I have visited many saunas, world wide, including the Base, and have never been asked for a doctor's certificate of fitness to enter. If this is the 'Policy the why is it not stated on this website?“

     on 16-Sep-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?


    “It's much to be said time and time again - either you're luck is in or it isn't. Going to such places is all down to potluck. I have been saunaing for years now but I hate it when u are chasing the man of your dreams down the seedy corridors trying to get his attention but he has his eye on somebody else; before u know where you somebody else gets in first, beats you to it, then its the final countdown - they both go into that cubicle and the door gets slammed shut in your face. “

     on 23-Jun-2018 | Reply Problem with this review?

  6. First sauna

    “I’d never been to a sauna before but as I’m a student and Wednesday is free a friend and I both went and it was better than expected. I thought it would be totally overwhelming action everywhere but it was a small chilled place.

    Upstairs the cruising area plenty of rooms. Downstairs you have the sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, showers and locker room and if you don’t wanna someone I never had an issue when saying no. Just walked around plenty fit guys usually show up about 4pm“


     on 02-Nov-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  7. No Response/Poor Website

    “I have never visited a gay/bi sauna before so was looking for some info. The Base Leeds website is not very helpful at all. It has no basic info of how the place works so I filled in a Contact Us form (twice)and have not had a response. They could take a lesson from Plastic Ivy which has an excellent website giving me all the info I want although, it's a bit further away I will be taking my first "plunge" there.“

     on 06-Sep-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  8. Tired facilities.

    “Receptionist with an attitude, smelly, dirty, no sign of any cleaning ongoing or attempted, tiny jacuzzi, tired facilities. This might be the only place in Leeds but I won't be going ever again.“


     on 24-Aug-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  9. Small but good sauna

    “This is a rather small sauna in one of the railway arches in Leeds city centre about a 2 minute walk from the train station and main shopping area.

    Has a nice modern feel and when I visited on a Wednesday it had a good mixture of guys of all ages in. They have a small jacuzzi and a medium size sauna & steam room. Nice place to relax and meet other guys.“


     on 04-May-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  10. Good Refurbishment

    “Popped in after hearing that they had done the place up and was pleasantly surprised. All the facilities (sauna, steam room and jacuzzi) where working and all clean. It is a little expensive but that is to be expected from a city centre sauna. Good mixture of guys in on a Wednesday afternoon on my visit. Overall I would recommend this sauna.“


     on 23-Jan-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  11. Grubby and cold

    “It was cold in the jacuzzi (the one that was actually working that is) and the locker rooms could have done with a clean.
    If you have a car, there are better places to go.“


     on 09-Jan-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

  12. A great experience for me!

    “I work in Leeds from time to time and have been here around 6 times. It can be hit and miss who is in but last time I was in there was his hot guy from Leeds......... it was a Monday afternoon. There is no pattern to what you will find but for £9 it is great fun!“


     on 14-Mar-2016 | Reply Problem with this review?

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