Leicester hotels

Leicester hotels

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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Low season May
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  Average price (weeknight): R1 020
  Average price (weekend night): R935

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Top tips for finding the perfect Leicester hotel

The Grand Hotel by Mercure is a sophisticated 4-star pick for couples looking to stay right in heart of Leicester city centre, with stylish modern interiors set inside a Grade II-listed Victorian building on Granby Street. Complimentary bathrobes and slippers plus the city’s famous Marco’s New York-style Italian Restaurant ensure a comfy and intimate stay.
Business travellers will find several good chain hotels in Leicester city centre, including the stylish Ramada Encore on Charles Street, which has free Wi-Fi, two meeting rooms and plenty of bars and restaurants right on your doorstep. Perched on Constitution Hill, the ibis Hotel on St Georges Way is a great budget option, offering modern, comfortable rooms and a 24-hour restaurant and is just a 5-minute walk from Leicester Railway Station.
For sport lovers, a stay at the Holiday Inn Express along Filbert Way is perfectly placed, offering cheap rooms, a bar and grill restaurant, and with free parking right next door to King Power Stadium (home of Leicester City Football Club) and a 5-minute drive from Leicestershire County Cricket Ground.
Leicester’s main bus and coach station is known as St Margaret’s and is located on Gravel Street north of the city centre. Hotels near Leicester bus station include Hotel Campanile on Bedford street, which offers clean, modern rooms opposite St Matthew’s Way flyover and less than a 10-minute walk from the bus station.
Cheap accommodation in Leicester is found south of the city centre, close to the University of Leicester campus, and includes the 3-star Croft Hotel inside a former Victorian schoolhouse and the no-frills, 3-star Stonecroft Hotel on Elmfield Avenue.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Leicester

How much is a cheap hotel in Leicester?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Leicester for as cheap as R454 in the last 3 days. The average price is R1 189.
How much is a hotel in Leicester for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Leicester hotels for tonight for as low as R454. Users have also found 3-star hotels from R510 and 4-star hotels from R932.
How can I find hotels near me?
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Are there any hotels in Leicester with gym facilities?
The Holiday Inn in St Nicholas Circle, just outside of Leicester city centre’s ring road, offers guests unlimited access to its gym and personal trainers, as well as its pool, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi.
Are there any hotels in Leicester with a swimming pool?
The 4-star Marriott on Smith Way in Enderby, just off Junction 21 of the M1 motorway and opposite Fosse Park Retail Centre, has a lovely indoor pool that is free for guests to use, as well as a sauna and steam room. The 4-star Hilton, just on the opposite side of the road on Junction Approach, also has an indoor pool that is 18 metres long and includes steam and sauna.
Which hotels in Leicester have great facilities for families?
The Belmont Hotel overlooking De Montfort Square, in a leafy area just a 5-minute walk from the train station, is an independent hotel with family-sized rooms that come with an adjoining bunk bedroom for younger children (check out their Richard III and Space Centre-themed rooms). Free extras including children-sized bathrobes and activity packs make this one of Leicester’s most kid-friendly hotels. The Premier Inn on St Georges Way, located in the eastern part of the city centre, also has family rooms, with breakfast free for up to two kids and a restaurant with a kids’ menu.
Are there hotels near the King Richard III Visitor Centre in the Leicester city centre?
The City Rooms are situated slap bang on Hotel Street, with four chic boutique-style bedrooms in a heritage building that is within a 2-minute walk of the visitor centre. Within the same distance is the budget-friendly Castle Park Hotel, a red brick-terraced house tucked away on Millstone Way and offering stylishly designed bedrooms and a free continental breakfast.

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Best Leicester hotels

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The Star Inn 1744 - Leicester - Building
8,9 Excellent (425 reviews)
R1 788+
Leicester Marriott Hotel - Leicester - Building
8,8 Excellent (2 220 reviews)
R1 903+
College Court - Leicester - Building
8,8 Excellent (1 693 reviews)
R1 500+
Steve's Place - Leicester - Bedroom
9,0 Excellent (61 reviews)
R1 226+
The Belmont Hotel - Leicester - Building
8,7 Excellent (2 641 reviews)
R1 442+
Sunshine Cottage - Leicester - Building
9,2 Excellent (31 reviews)
R1 269+
Holiday Inn Leicester - Leicester - Building
8,5 Excellent (2 392 reviews)
R1 716+
Holiday Inn Express Leicester City - Leicester - Building
8,4 Excellent (2 107 reviews)
R1 442+
The City Rooms - Leicester - Building
8,4 Excellent (226 reviews)
R1 586+
ibis Leicester City - Leicester - Building
8,2 Excellent (3 467 reviews)
R1 067+
Sketchley Grange Hotel & Spa - Leicester - Building
8,1 Excellent (2 492 reviews)
R1 572+
The Fieldhead Hotel By Greene King Inns - Leicester - Building
8,1 Excellent (1 057 reviews)
R1 500+
Hilton Leicester - Leicester - Building
8,0 Excellent (2 248 reviews)
R1 629+
Charnwood Lodge - Leicester - Building
8,0 Excellent (169 reviews)
R1 298+
Castle Hotel By Greene King Inns - Leicester - Building
7,9 Good (825 reviews)
R1 067+

Best rooms in Leicester

Leicester Marriott Hotel - Leicester - Building
8,8 Excellent (2 220 reviews)
R1 903+
The Star Inn 1744 - Leicester - Building
8,9 Excellent (425 reviews)
R1 788+
Travelodge Leicester - Leicester - Building
7,7 Good (308 reviews)