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ibis budget Leicester
3 out of 5
Leicester North Services, Leicester, England
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The price is $50 per night
3.75 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (350 reviews)

"Basic but affordable, clean and modern."…"

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2020

ibis budget Leicester
ibis Leicester City
3 out of 5
St. George's Way, Constitution Hill, Leicester, England
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The price is $61 per night
0.46 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (759 reviews)

"Our dog loved it"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

ibis Leicester City
Showcase Apartments Kimberley House
3 out of 5
47 Vaughan Way, Leicester, England
The price is $52 per night
0.31 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (54 reviews)
Good price good value

"All clean nice bathroom lovely sofa would recommend"…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Showcase Apartments Kimberley House
Hilton Leicester
4 out of 5
Junction 21 Approach, Leicester, England
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The price is $77 per night
3.22 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (959 reviews)
Fantastic

"Fantastic staff in all departments. Very nice hotel and facilities and location. Enjoyed every minute of my stay."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Hilton Leicester
Leicester Marriott Hotel
4 out of 5
Smith Way, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester, England
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The price is $92 per night
3.62 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (807 reviews)

"The decor and ambience was great. It didn’t feel like you were in Leicester."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Leicester Marriott Hotel
Showcase Apartments - Highcross House Apart Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Highcross House, 125-127 Vaughan Way, Leicester, England
The price is $54 per night
0.26 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (29 reviews)
Stay

"My stay was good over all, some stains on the sofa."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Showcase Apartments - Highcross House Apart Hotel
Holiday Inn Leicester
4 out of 5
129 Saint Nicholas Circle, Leicester, England
Free Cancellation
The price is $63 per night
0.37 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (715 reviews)

"120 year old building in centre of Leicester.A touch of Victorian charm.Modern and comfortable rooms.Ask for a quiet room at weekend."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Holiday Inn Leicester
Holiday Inn Express Leicester - City
3 out of 5
Filbert Way, Raw Dykes Road, Leicester, England
Free Cancellation
The price is $54 per night
1.02 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (851 reviews)

"Staff on reception really pleasant and informative, good size room and at last a decent sized shower cubicle"…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Leicester - City
Badgers Mount Hotel
3.5 out of 5
6 Station Road, Leicester, England
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The price is $90 per night
9.1 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (76 reviews)

"Obviously trying during these times is hard due to the covid restrictions.the hotel made it easy to check in etc via email communication.and food could be ordered via online menu and e mail and it was delivered direct to my room door. Excellent quality food to. Would highly recommend badgers ..."…"

Reviewed on May 2, 2020

Badgers Mount Hotel
Rothley Court Hotel by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
Westfield Lane, Rothley, Leicester, England
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The price is $75 per night
4.83 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (343 reviews)

"Overall, a very good hotel. I enjoyed a good nights sleep in a comfortable bed, a good selection of food and a lovely surroundings."…"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Rothley Court Hotel by Greene King Inns
Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel
4 out of 5
Granby Street, Leicester, England
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The price is $73 per night
0.24 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (646 reviews)
Pros and Cons

"A good location for us to travel by train and visit Richard111 Centre and van Gogh exhibition.Bar/lounge pleasant and staff helpful and welcoming. Sadly we were given a very cold room with a non functioning radiator. The second room was the same but number 3 was ok. We met another guest who told ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel
The Villare Hotel
4 out of 5
19 St. Nicholas Place, Leicester, England
The price is $87 per night
0.25 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (29 reviews)

"Nice stay, although floorboards are a bit creaky. Ideal location for restaurants bars etc."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

The Villare Hotel
Syston Guest House
3 out of 5
111 Fosse Way, Leicester, England
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4.54 mi from city center
3.1/5 (24 reviews)

"Cheap, good accommodation, friendly, good location."…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Syston Guest House
Deluxe City Apartment
3.5 out of 5
New Street, Flat B, Leicester, England
The price is $82 per night
0.22 mi from city center
Deluxe City Apartment
Days Inn by Wyndham Leicester Forest East M1
3 out of 5
Welcome Break Service Area J21, Leicester, England
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The price is $40 per night
3.3 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (544 reviews)

"The rooms are very clean and quite large, and very good value for the price. But for that price you don't get stylish rooms, they are quite bland looking, and the bathrooms have an institutional feel. However, the bath towels are really big, which is important . Very often they are tiny things but ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Leicester Forest East M1
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Visiting Leicester

Budget-minded travelers will find good deals in Leicester, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, college vibe, and fun sporting events. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its museums and theaters. Top sights in the city include Highcross Shopping Centre, Leicester Cathedral, and Jewry Wall.

  • There are 84 hotels and other accommodations in Leicester
  • The closest major airport is in East Midlands (EMA), 15.5 mi (25 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Nottingham (NQT), 19.6 mi (31.6 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Leicester

The city is well known for its museums and theaters, and cultural venues include New Walk Museum, Curve Theatre, and Phoenix Arts Centre. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Leicester Cathedral, Jewry Wall, and Haymarket Memorial Clock Tower. Shopping is a favorite activity, so consider an excursion to Highcross Shopping Centre and Haymarket Shopping Centre.

In Leicester, you'll be able to select from 84 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Below are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Winstanley House - This 4-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and helpful staff.
  • The Star Inn 1744 - Our customers like the breakfast and helpful staff at this inn. This 4-star inn features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi.
  • Badgers Mount Hotel - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and breakfast.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include Ashby de la Zouch Castle, located 15.8 mi (25.5 km) from the city center, and National Water Sports Centre, which is 21.1 mi/34 km away.

Getting Around Leicester

If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Leicester Station, Syston Station, or Leicester Narborough Station. Leicester may not have many public transportation choices so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Leicester

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 51°F and the nighttime average to be 34°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 68°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • July through September averages 70°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 59°F during the day and 36°F at night
  • Leicester gets about 0.79 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 68°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 35°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Leicester?
Winstanley House is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Novotel Leicester and Badgers Mount Hotel as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Leicester, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Leicester.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Leicester?
For more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Leicester, click here.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Leicester?
Based on reviews, ibis budget Leicester is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Hotel Campanile Leicester and Days Inn by Wyndham Leicester Forest East M1.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in Leicester City Centre?
With 43 lodging options to choose from in this neighborhood, you should find the perfect place for your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Castle Park Hotel is the highest ranked property in Leicester City Centre. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 3-minute walk from Leicester Cathedral. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Ramada Encore by Wyndham Leicester City Centre and Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel.
What's the best place to stay when traveling with kids to Leicester?
Hilton Leicester is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices for your family trip include Leicester Marriott Hotel and The Belmont Hotel. Attractions like National Space Centre and Stoney Cove Diving Centre are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Leicester?
The Belmont Hotel is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a restaurant and a bar. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Rothley Court Hotel by Greene King Inns and Leicester Marriott Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Leicester?
The Bluebell Inn and Lodge is a top B&B for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and 2 bars/lounges for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Hotel Campanile Leicester and ibis budget Leicester.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to De Montfort University?
Adjacent to De Montfort University, Castle Park Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options within a short distance include Holiday Inn Leicester and Holiday Inn Express Leicester - City.
What about the best place to stay close to National Space Centre?
One of the top choices for your stay is Jaylets Budget Leicester, located next to National Space Centre, and this 3-star guesthouse offers free WiFi and free parking. Abbey Hotel by Trivelles and Hotel Campanile Leicester are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best high-end hotel in Leicester?
The Belmont Hotel is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale option for your trip is Hilton Leicester.
What are some accommodations with pools in Leicester?
Hilton Leicester is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a restaurant, and a sauna. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Badgers Mount Hotel and Castle Farmhouse B & B.

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