Hotels in Leicester, North Carolina

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Leicester overview

Leicester is an inviting destination that has something for everyone. Though Leicester might not have many well-known attractions, you don't need to venture far to visit Old Pressley Sapphire Mine and Sandy Bottom Trail Rides. While you're in town, don't miss out on other sights including Addison Farms Vineyard.

Where to stay in Leicester

A city welcoming to all, Leicester has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. There are 16 hotels in Leicester and you can shop as many as 338 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 75%. We have room prices as low as 59 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Leicester as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 3 5-star hotels from 265 USD per night
  • • 40 4-star hotels from 139 USD per night
  • • 77 3-star hotels from 80 USD per night
  • • 31 2-star hotels from 60 USD per night

How to get to Leicester

Fly into Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), 19.4 mi (31.3 km) from the heart of Leicester.

What to see around Leicester

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Addison Farms Vineyard
  • • Asheville Treetops Adventure Park
  • • Aston Park
  • • Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
  • • Navitat Canopy Adventures
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Botanical Gardens at Asheville
  • • Asheville's Fun Depot
  • • Western North Carolina Nature Center
  • • Waynesville Recreation Center
  • • Queen's Farm Stables
The area's art scene and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Bender Gallery
  • • LoneBackpacker Gallery of World Photography
Its mountain views and hiking trails are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Beaver Lake View Park
  • • North Carolina Arboretum
  • • Bent Creek Experimental Forest
  • • Mt. Pisgah
  • • Blue Ridge Recreation Park
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Old Pressley Sapphire Mine (6.7 mi/10.8 km from the city center)
  • • Sandy Bottom Trail Rides (7.6 mi/12.2 km from the city center)

When to visit Leicester

Wondering what time of year to travel or what you should pack? Here are some typical temperatures to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 63°F day, 26°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 39°F night
  • • July-September: 84°F day, 50°F night
  • • October-December: 72°F day, 27°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 11.38 inches
  • • April-June: 11.65 inches
  • • July-September: 12.52 inches
  • • October-December: 10.16 inches