Hotels in Leicester, United Kingdom

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Leicester overview

You can learn about the local heritage of Leicester at top landmarks like Leicester Cathedral and Jewry Wall. Make plans to visit other popular sights like Highcross Shopping Centre and New Walk Museum. Leicester is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Leicester

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Leicester has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Leicester with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Leicester hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Leicester hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Leicester

Fly in to East Midlands (EMA), 15.5 mi (25 km) from downtown Leicester. Nottingham (NQT) is the next closest major airport, 19.6 mi (31.6 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Leicester Station
  • • Leicester Narborough Station

What to see around Leicester

A top draw is the area's cultural scene including places like:
  • • New Walk Museum
  • • Curve Theatre
  • • Phoenix Arts Centre
  • • De Montford Hall
  • • National Space Centre
Distinguished for its landmarks such as:
  • • Leicester Cathedral
  • • Jewry Wall
Here are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Highcross Shopping Centre
  • • Haymarket Shopping Centre
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • De Montfort University
  • • University of Leicester
Some recommended sights include:
  • • Leicester Town Hall
  • • Athena Conference Centre
  • • Walkers Stadium
  • • Victoria Park
  • • Grace Road

When to visit Leicester

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 51°F day, 34°F night
  • • April-June: 68°F day, 38°F night
  • • July-September: 70°F day, 47°F night
  • • October-December: 59°F day, 36°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.20 inches
  • • April-June: 0.16 inches
  • • July-September: 0.20 inches
  • • October-December: 0.24 inches

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