Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Leicester, Great Britain - Updated 2021

airbnb Leicester, Great Britain

Leicester is a city where old meets new. Ancient Roman baths and a steam train can be found here, along with National Space Centre and modern-day bars and pubs. The city has a lot to offer its guests. Finding the right accommodation can go a long way in making sure that you enjoy your trip to one of the biggest cities in the country. Check out this list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals if you’re looking for a place to stay in the city.

1. Double bedroom in the heart of Leicester (from USD 37)

This room for rent, which can comfortably fit two people, is found at the city center of Leicester and conveniently near supermarkets and eateries. Guests have access to the bathroom, the kitchen, and the backyard. For those who will be staying for over four days can use the washing machine without cost. Also, WiFi is available on the property. Guests can avail of the coffee, tea, and cereals during their stay. Lastly, a free overnight parking slot can be found about a minute away from the house.

580 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
so easy to check in and good facilities - fast wifi and good tea selection
very comfortable bed mattress and my colleague and i had a very peaceful night
i would like to book the room again in when i will back to leicester in future
the beds were "stretched out" comfortable and the room setup was cosy
i would like to book this room again when i come back to leicester in future
please clean up your own dishes glasses ect
mo's house is spotless; sparkly clean
very clean relaxing and quiet room
great space nice and quiet and so clean and stylish
really pretty clean bright and stylish
the host is always so nice
noor is such a lovely host always happy to help and offers quick responses
mo is a great host
really nice accommodation and host
noor is a friendly host
great location for visiting the cathedral and old town
nice room and close to town
it's in a good location fairly close to town
good location and clear instructions for check in
the location of the apartment is also really perfect
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2. Owls Rest Sulby Reservoir Retreat (from USD 179)

Owls Rest at Northamptonshire features log houses along the banks of Sulby Reservoir. Despite its rough exterior, it actually has cozy interiors with modern amenities, including a fully-equipped kitchen and a wood-fired Sauna Pod. Environmentalists will like the fact that these homes are eco-friendly: solar panels are installed for electricity and a biomass boiler is available to keep guests warm. Accessibility features are installed on the property for wheelchair users. Do note that there is no WiFi here.

Owl's Rest Reservoir Retreat (now with Hot-tub)
Welford, Northampton, United Kingdom
365 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely amount of space and great facilities
a comfortable cabin with essentials such as coffee provided plus the extra touches of shortbread and wine
a lovely comfortable peaceful retreat with a warm friendly welcome
perfectly clean and immaculately tidy and minimal yet homely and comfortable
the house is absolutely clean tidy and comfortable
we were warmly welcomed and the place was clean and cosy
the cabin itself was immaculately clean and beautiful both inside and out
everything was as described and clean
great hosts and highly recommended
but he was a great host without being too invasive
ian and sylvia were fantastic hosts
great hosts lovely place with everything you need
ian and sylvia are really brilliant hosts and very responsive
amazing location and very peaceful
beautiful location and great value
amazing stunning place and location
gorgeous cabin in a gorgeous location
such a wonderful stay in a lovey cabin located in a beautiful tranquil location
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3. Private comfy room in a trendy area (from USD 34)

The room for rent, which is good for one person, is in a Victorian home with furnishings inspired by or dating from this historic period. However, visitors can still stay connected as there is WiFi access here.Guests can avail of the unlimited coffee and tea while staying in this property. They also have shared access to the bathroom. Last, but not least, guests can park along the street in front of the house for free.

Private Comfy room in a trendy area
Leicester, United Kingdom
204 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and the wifi worked brilliantly
room and bed very comfortable and local amenities parks shops bars etc excellent
the bedroom with its spring bed was a nice size and comfortable enough with a nice rustic decor
the house is clean comes with a single bed two cushions toiletries i
the bathroom downstairs had an amazing shower
very clean nice quiet big room
bee's is really nice clean and quiet
the room is quiet clean and comfortable
the room is very comfortable and clean and nice
her house is nice and clean
she is a lovely host
great facilities and great host
bee was a great host and has a lovely home
bee is an amazing host
responsive and helpful host
very handy location and a nice walk through the park from the station
also close to a lovely park that is adjacent to the university
easy to get to from train station or by bus
lovely house in great location
very quiet and nice location
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4. Twin bedroom in a peaceful neighborhood (from USD 38)

This cozy room, which can fit two people, might not be the biggest place on this list, but its location makes this a place worth checking out. The house is just a 10-minute walk away from the city and just 12 minutes away from the Tigers Rugby Stadium. There are restaurants near the neighborhood where the property is, so food won’t be a problem. Rates are inclusive of breakfast.

Tranquil, Quiet Twin Bedroom
97 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
parking easily organised power sockets for laptop wifi code helpfully on the wall
and in your room there is a kettle milk etc and a complimentary bottle of water
the stay included a nice continental breakfast
they made me feel very welcome and over breakfast i had a lovely conversation
moreover i had an unexpected breakfast that was better than many i had in hotels so far
clean and tidy rooms & bathroom
the house is clean tidy & beautiful
great place to stay clean and very comfortable
the house is extremely tidy and clean
her place is clean and tidy lovely place highly recommended
lovely host in hannah
the host and her parents were kind
the breakfast provided was good and the hosts were very welcoming
friendly informative and awesome hosts
great stay lovely host and very nice accommodation
excellent location near the thriving university district and within easy walking distance of the city centre
great location to explore and experience the city
such a great place and would definitely choose to come here again
lovely room in my favourite neighbourhood of leicester
i was interested in accessing de montfort university which was a pretty and short walk away
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5. Detached double-bedroom house with parking (from USD 27)

The room for rent, which is in an Edwardian home, can accommodate a maximum of three people. Guests have shared access to the lounge, kitchen, and bathroom. The city center is accessible either by walking or by public transport for those who do not have cars. It is also near the bus and train stations. Meanwhile, those who bring their cars to the property have free parking space on the premises.

R2 Double Bedroom Detached House with Parking
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
258 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was as described and very comfortable sleeping
tea coffee and bathroom soaps included and a very comfortable bed with many pillows
fantastically comfortable bed as well
comfortable and quiet room in a residential part of leicester
clean and tidy as always
place clean and well kept
the house is clean and secure
very spacious clean and homely
rooms were clean and fresh linen available
stuart is always helpful
stewart is a very nice host
the host himself was very friendly and accommodating
amazing value and a lovely host
the host was so great and very welcoming
great sized bedroom in good location
excellent location and great value for money
this listing was in a great location and had very secure private parking
for the price it was great and within walking distance of the city centre
had a nice stay at a convenient location easy walk into town
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6. Luxury studio flat in city center

The studio apartment, which can fit a maximum of two people, can be found in the city center, making just about every part of Leicester accessible to guests. The apartment offers a kitchen, a washer, an iron, and a hairdryer. Parking is available for a fee. Meanwhile, public transport is also available to those who will be commuting during their stay in Leicester. The coach station is just a five-minute walk away, while the train station is just 10 minutes away. Shops, bars, and restaurants can be found along the same street as the apartment, while supermarkets are nearby. Finally, the shopping district of Leicester is just three minutes away.

Safe Move (Flat 2) - Luxury Cosy Studio Apartment
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
191 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
however the heater that was working heated up the room very well
free wifi just ask for code
“soap” in shower was more like shampoo and one heater wasn’t working
would have made it more comfortable
it is a walking distance from the city center and has all the amenities required for a comfortable stay
clean and cosy room
clean modern and very comfortable
place was clean and quiet
lovely clean and hospitable host with great communication highly recommended
very clean and tidy place would recommend staying there
host very helpful and charming
amandeep is a great host too
the host is very responsive and helpful too
good value for money and host was quick
amandeep is a fantastic host
great location in the city
lovely studio in walking distance of the train station
great location in the middle of the city
the location is pretty central which is great
the location was very good and close to the center
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7. Cozy room available in Clarendon Park

The room for rent, which can fit two people, is conveniently located in Clarendon Park, a trendy district in Leicester. Guests have access to the communal spaces in the house, including the bathroom, the kitchen, and the garden. Guests can park their car along the street that runs in front of the house. Commuters, meanwhile, will be pleased to know that there are buses in the area they can take to get to the city center.

Cosy room available in Clarendon Park
Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
182 reviews
Private room in house 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable room friendly hosts and easy access to clarendon park and the rest of leicester
the room is neat and organized
the room was very quiet and i had a lovely night's sleep in the extremely comfortable bed
the room is cosy and it is comfortable enough for a couple of nights in the city
would happily recommend this truly "cosy room" to anyone looking for a warm welcome and excellent facilities
the place was very clean and quiet
a small clean room great for work
it’s clean quiet & comfortable
clean and good condition of shower room
the room is small but very clean and comfortable
sophia was an amazing host
she is a great host
host know how to welcoming guest
sophia was an excellent host and very responsive
lovely host would recommend 10/10
location was also great
easy access to the train station
perfect location for a 1 night stop
great location in a quiet area no far from city center
close to queens road for nice restaurants and a nice walk to university
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8. West-end spaciousness - Comfy room with bathroom

The room is located in a beautiful Victorian home with a terrace. Guests have shared access to the bathroom. You can also make use of the kitchen in case you would like to prepare your own food. However, if you want to try out the local cuisine, there are a number of restaurants in close proximity from the house. There are also some supermarkets within the vicinity for those who may need to pick up some items.

Leicester spaciousness - comfy room with bathroom
Leicester, United Kingdom
169 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my son of 10 months old enjoyed crawling in the room
the room is specious and has everything needed for study and relaxing
lovely room now with a brand new double bed too
the room was really bright and the bathroom was suprisingly ‘posh’
large comfortable room with two beds desk chair and wardrobe; nice large bathroom with walk-in shower and slipper bath
it’s a really clean house
the rooms are nice clean and spacious
muriel’s place was super clean and stylish
besides that the place is super clean and spacious
a lovely space very clean and welcoming
she was also a great host
muriel was a charming host
muriel was a fantastic host
muriel is a great host
muriel is a great host
the location is very good
good location as close to restaurants and shops
amazing value for money very close to leicester dmu and the city stadium
a lovely place to stay in a really central location
great house location and host
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9. Trendy one-bedroom flat close to city center

The room for rent can fit two persons. The bed there is equipped with an anti-allergy mattress protector, good news for those prone to allergies. Guests can have WiFi access while here. The house, which is located in a quiet neighborhood, is just a 10- to 15-minute walk away from the city center and 2 minutes away from a grocery store. It is also near a number of restaurants. Please be aware that pets are not allowed here.

Nr DMU-WestEnd Double bed-Zen vibe
Leicester, United Kingdom
115 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Whole apartment in quiet area

This apartment is located in Old Aylestone Village, a historic part of Leicester. The fully-furnished apartment can accommodate a maximum of two people. Its kitchen can be used by those who want to prepare their own meals (a supermarket where you can buy ingredients is just nearby). Guests can request to have access to the washer and dryer should they need to take care of their laundry. The apartment, which is near the city center, is accessible by bus. Those who have a car, meanwhile, can park within the premises.

Whole Apartment in Quiet Area
Leicester, United Kingdom
110 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment quite small with little natural light but nice decor and all the amenities necessary for a comfortable stay
paul's welcome & fully self-contained private apartment made our stay very comfortable
comfortable bed extra heater bath and thoughtful touches like organic milk and great local tips
as well as tea coffee milk and breakfast cereal which we really appreciated
enjoyed having the kitchen handy for preparing light meals
otherwise very clean and comfortable
clean tidy and very well equipped
paul ‘s self- contained apartment is well equipped very clean and tastefully decorated
lovely clean and comfortable mini apartment
the apartment is very pleasant spotlessly clean and very comfortable and convenient
paul is a great host
very nice host and friendly and helpful
hosts very friendly welcoming and helpful
they are very good hosts and nice people
paul and graeme are friendly hosts and responded immediately with any requests or suggestions
super easy to get into central leicester by bus or a lovely walk
great place plus superb local pub a short walk away
location good as is the parking
and the trail close by is a lovely way to get into the heart of the city
location is excellent not far from city but quiet cul de sac near to river and canal
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Cozy comfort at Leicester

Leicester might not be the conventional tourist drawer, but it has its own share of quaint attractions that attract travelers who want to explore places beyond the beaten frequently by tourists. The accommodations on this list perfectly match what Leicester has to offer: a homey, cozy place that invites people to come back for more.

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