Famed for awarding winning attractions and historic links to King Richard III, Leicester celebrates in its diversity of culture. A cosmopolitan city, it cannot fail to inspire you whether you’re a culture vulture, night-time owl or wanting to treat the family to a weekend away. Whatever your reason for a visit, you’ll be hard pushed to fit it all in! To help you save more time planning your holiday, here’s a highly recommended list of where to stay in Leicester, UK.
Glenfield Lodge is a perfectly located guest house in the heart of Leicester which offers their guests budget accommodation at affordable rates. It’s an ideal choice for business or solo guests and families with older children. Rooms have free WiFi, a flat screen TV, fridge and refreshment facilities. There are 2 shower rooms and on the second floor there’s a complete bathroom, all of which are shared, as are the common living areas. Your host, Robert is applauded for his friendliness and helpfulness by previous guests who have stayed there.
Guest House close to city centre. Listing 1Leicester, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsbut the room i got was nice anyway with all the amenities necessaryit’s an amazing place but just try to get the top room (the one without the patio doors)i like how the room had it's own sink and kettle tea made me feel like homejust a nice simple room good for an overnight stay in leicestera very spacious room including everything you need for a good nights sleeproom was clean and spaciousnice accommodation clean and warmclean and convenient accommodation for leicestervery clean easy to findeverything was clean and as descripted
Host:host was friendly and informativethe host was friendly very helpful and attentiverob was a brilliant host who made me feel welcome and provided me with excellent servicewelcoming host making it a great staybob was really helpful and a great hostRead more reviewsexcellent location close to city centergreat place and perfect locationas a student revising or doing work it is an ideal locationlocation is great near dmu and the city centrehe helped us about near by places to eat easy way to travel to town
Where else better to stay than right in the cultural district of Leicester City Center, topped off with recently refurbished luxury accommodation? Within just a 5 minute walk, you’ll find yourself taking in the views of the Cathedral, visiting the famous Golden Mile or you can choose to hang out at one of the many restaurants, bars and pubs.
Complete with modern furnishings, there’s a comfortable double bed or twin single, both with a private bathroom. A modern open plan kitchen with all the mod cons, luxury living and dining areas and even an office area covers you for all the creature comforts you need on your visit.
City Center Double Ensuite next to Cathedral
Price: from 50 USD
Number of Guests: 2
If it’s city living you’re craving, then this unique mill conversion in a safe, centrally located area of Leicester is a fabulous option. Converted from a former Textile Mill dating back to the Industrial Revolution, this flat is full of character and perfect for all types of travelers. It houses up to 4 people within a comfortable double room and with a double sofa bed, and has a truly amazing open plan living area with huge windows right up to the ceiling in each room.
The flat is designed with everything you need: a fully equipped kitchen, Freeview TV and even car parking space. Both Highcross and The Clock Tower shopping areas are close by, as well as trendy pubs and restaurants and great transport links if you want to venture further afield.
Mill conversion, 2 bedroom, modern, spacious, by Highcross in Central Leicester
Price: from 70 USD
Number of Guests: 6
Located in the heart of Leicester’s bustling centre, this charming Victorian conversion is close to everything you need to make the most out of your visit. For culture vultures, the New Walk Museum, Curve Theater and Richard III Visitor Center are all a short distance away. If you chose to stay here, you’ll get to enjoy the comfort of 2 double bedrooms with the option of 2 sofa beds in the living area which makes it a great choice if you’re in a group. With its spacious kitchen, living and dining areas, all fully equipped to make your stay a relaxed one, you’ll easily feel like it’s a home away from home.
Victorian Towers Apartment
Price: from 135 USD
Number of Guests: 6
In a prime location in Leicester, the family run, boutique Belmont Hotel is situated in a quiet, conservation area with easy access to the center of the city. Owned by the same family since the 1930s, this elegant Victorian town house provides stylish en suite rooms incorporating both modern and traditional decor. Perfect for business and leisure travelers, choose from single and executive rooms, or larger suites for maximum comfort. Popular landmarks and the De Monfort Hall are not far away but if you decide to stay in for the night, take advantage of their stylish, onsite David Ferguson Restaurant.
You’re in for treat if you book a room at this beautiful Georgian Grade I Listed Building as luxury is the order of the day here! For great value for money you can stay in one of their boutique hotel suites, perfect for a romantic getaway. Having been meticulously restored recently with great attention to detail, The City Rooms has high standards and the little extras of tea and coffee, breakfast bars and orange juice are a fab touch. Close to all the local amenities in the city center, you’re never that far away from your hotel.
One of the best rated hotels in Leicester, the Ramada Encore is a vibrant and modern hotel, ideal for business or leisure stays. With only a 5 minute walk from Leicester Rail Station, shops and restaurants, there’s plenty to occupy you during your stay. When you want to chill out back at the hotel, your comfortable room will be a welcoming treat and includes a flat-screen TV, WiFi and hot drink facilities. To help you relax further, there’s a spa and wellness center on site along with a ground-floor bar and bistro restaurant.
Ramada Encore Leicester City Centre
Address: 86-90 Charles Street
Delivered food is securely covered Cashless payment available Physical distancing rules followed Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities First aid kit available CCTV outside property Dry cleaning Newspapers
If you’re looking for the maximum amount of private luxury during your stay in Leicester, then this Manhattan style loft apartment is a great choice for a weekend break, or longer! Conveniently located close to the center, transport amenities and the Highcross shopping centre, you have everything within a few steps away. The whole apartment is made up of two double bedrooms and a bathroom, although there is an option to use a double sofa bed too.
You’ll love cooking up your favorite meal in this large kitchen and then kicking back in a trendy designed lounge after. Unique features include exposed brickwork, cast iron columns, high ceilings and huge windows! Tim’s apartment also comes with free parking.
Central loft apartment - free parking!
Find the right place for your vacation
Leicester is a great city to visit with plenty of museums, attractions and a thriving night life. If you choose one of these great places to stay, then you’ll never be too far away from the city’s culture, shopping and food scene so if you fancy one of these hotels or private accommodations, book today and have yourself a fantastic break.
Get Trip101 in your inbox