With plenty of things to do and a wealth of places to eat, shop and relax, Leicester is a great place to spend a weekend or a longer holiday with family. Hotels in Leicester put you close to its vibrant and buzzing city centre, with all its cultural attractions. Leicester is also home to De Montfort University.
You’ll also find places to stay near Leicester that let you get out and enjoy the best of the region, including Mallory Park, the races at Donnington and the National Space Centre, which are all a short drive away.
Cheap hotels in Leicester
Travelodge Leicester Central is perfectly situated in the heart of Leicester’s town centre, within easy reach of all the city’s key locations, including De Montfort University and many eateries, bars and places to shop. Just a few miles outside town you’ll find Travelodge Leicester Hinckley Road, ideal for those wanting to make the most of the area, but who want to be based just outside the busy city centre.
The Travelodge Leicester Markfield is ideal if you’re looking for a cheap hotel within easy reach of Leicester and sites in the surrounding area, including De Montfort Hall, Donnington Park Racetrack and Snibstone Discovery Park.
Things to do near Leicester
Try and catch a home game at Leicester City FC; there’s a great atmosphere in the family stand, which is the place to enjoy the game with the kids. For a day of shopping and delicious food, head to Highcross Shopping Centre. You’ll find all the best brands there as well as some great boutiques where you can pick up a unique bargain. The place is also packed with places to eat, so whether you want to grab something on the go or want to enjoy a leisurely lunch, you’ll find just the place to suit you. There are regular meetings at Leicester Racecourse, so take a look at the fixtures and plan a fun day out to experience all the rush of the races. Culture vultures should also check out the Curve Theatre which boasts some brilliant productions by touring companies and boasts its own restaurant.