Hotels near Leicester Train Station

Travelodge Leicester Central
Leicester Central
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Travelodge Leicester Hinckley Road
Leicester Hinckley Road
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Travelodge Leicester Markfield
Leicester Markfield
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Travelodge Loughborough Central
Loughborough Central
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Travelodge Lutterworth
Lutterworth
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Travelodge Market Harborough
Market Harborough
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Travelodge Nuneaton
Nuneaton
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Travelodge Nottingham EM Airport Donington Park M1
Nottingham EM Airport Donington Park M1
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Travelodge Nuneaton Bedworth
Nuneaton Bedworth
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Travelodge Rugby Central
Rugby Central
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Originality and charm at Leicester Train Station

Originally named Midland Counties Railway, Leicester Train Station was opened in 1840, rebuilt in 1894 and again in 1978.

It has a red brick and faced stone exterior with a domed clock tower, that it's famous for.

The original building cost £15,000 to build, or around approximately £1.25 million today and the architecture was initially quite plain, and so Grecian columns were added as decoration to the front. The clock is the only hand-wound station clock in the UK.

Nearby culture to explore

As a busy station, there are many facilities including coffee shops, places to eat and newsagents.

The New Walk museum and Art Gallery is a five-minute drive from the rail station and its exterior is similar to the original Leicester Train station. There is also More restaurant within walking distance, which is a modern establishment serving an international selection of dishes and great cocktails.

An outer space adventure

Just a few miles away, The National Space Centre is a museum centre of research, where the whole family can learn about space science and astronomy.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near Leicester Train Station? Travelodge Leicester Central Hotel is less than a mile away, or Travelodge Leicester Hinckley Road Hotel is only a 15-minute drive.