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Top Leicester Cheap Hotels

The Belmont Hotel
4 out of 5
20 De Montfort Square, Leicester, England
The price is £70 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (894 reviews)

"We chose this hotel as it is close to the De Montfort Hall. It did not disappoint. The only negative was that the room was too hot."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

The Belmont Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Leicester - City
3 out of 5
Filbert Way, Raw Dykes Road, Leicester, England
Free cancellation
The price is £43 per night
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 11 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Express Leicester - City
Hilton Leicester
4 out of 5
Junction 21 Approach, Leicester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £62 per night
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 23 Mar 2020

Hilton Leicester
Rothley Court Hotel by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
Westfield Lane, Rothley, Leicester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night
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 31 Jul 2020

Rothley Court Hotel by Greene King Inns
ibis Leicester City
3 out of 5
St. George's Way, Constitution Hill, Leicester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £44 per night
3.9/5Good! (759 reviews)

"Our dog loved it"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

ibis Leicester City
Days Inn by Wyndham Leicester Forest East M1
3 out of 5
Welcome Break Service Area J21, Leicester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £32 per night
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 2 Feb 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Leicester Forest East M1
ibis budget Leicester
3 out of 5
Leicester North Services, Leicester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £38 per night
3.7/5Good! (351 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020

ibis budget Leicester
Castle Park Hotel
3 out of 5
12 Millstone Lane, Leicester, England
The price is £63 per night
3.7/5Good! (244 reviews)

"Clean, tidy, good continental breakfast, nice room and shower, good valye for money, great location. Windows don't block noise outside and not keen on tv in breakfast room"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Castle Park Hotel
Hotel Campanile Leicester
3 out of 5
St Matthews Way, Bedford Street North, Leicester, England
The price is £38 per night
3.5/5Good! (921 reviews)

"At the time of our visit, the hotel had had only one day to assimilate the government instructions to close restaurants and bars. Despite this, the staff had organised themselves to allow guests to prepare a takeaway breakfast, to collect this without close contact with either staff or other guests ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Hotel Campanile Leicester
Mill on the Soar by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
Coventry Road, Broughton Astley, Leicester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £48 per night
3.5/5Good! (69 reviews)

"Fine for working away given the current situation. Nice pleasant staff"…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2020

Mill on the Soar by Greene King Inns
Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel
4 out of 5
Granby Street, Leicester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £58 per night
3.5/5Good! (647 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 19 Mar 2020

Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel
OYO Sunrise Hotel
2.5 out of 5
A46 Thrussington, Green Acres, Fosse Way, Leicester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £36 per night
3.3/5 (55 reviews)

"I have very impressed with facilities and most importantly the staff on duty - very helpful."…"

Reviewed on 27 Apr 2020

OYO Sunrise Hotel
Regency Hotel
3 out of 5
360 London Road, Leicester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £57 per night
3.3/5 (282 reviews)
Good service s

"Service is generally great in this place, but condition of the place isn’t great at all, a little bit of money should be spent on this place especially in relation to their showers, and just generally, a little bit of decoration wouldn’t go a miss."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Regency Hotel
Grafton House B&B
2 out of 5
7-13 Saxby Street, Leicester, England
The price is £38 per night
3.1/5 (164 reviews)

"I mean you get what you pay for. I stayed for a week with no complaints. Shared bathroom isn’t the best and the shower could use updating but the room was perfect! Big room with a massive bed what else do you need? Breakfast every morning and a bar area with selective drinks with reasonable ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Nov 2019

Grafton House B&B
Campbell's Guest House
2.5 out of 5
17-19 Westleigh Road, Westcotes, Leicester, England
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3.1/5 (31 reviews)

"the curtains are grey and look like they have never been washed"…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2019

Campbell's Guest House
Stoneycroft Hotel
2.5 out of 5
5-7 Elmfield Avenue, Leicester, England
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2.5/5 (173 reviews)

"Amazing great staff, clean room, good breakfast , heaters working"…"

Reviewed on 5 Nov 2019

Stoneycroft Hotel
Travellers Inn
3 out of 5
32 Wood Street, Earl Shilton, Leicester, England
The price is £40 per night
2.1/5 (192 reviews)

"We turned up at the hotel, as per our booking - to find the hotel has closed down. No one informed us of this!!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2019

Travellers Inn
Victoria Hotel
3 out of 5
125 London Road, Leicester, England
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2/5 (96 reviews)
Worst hotel ever

"It's the dirtiest scummiest place I have ever stayed at I was a fool to book this place didn't realise what kind of poo hole this is"…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec 2019

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Cheap Hotels in Leicester

Leicester offers a variety of cheap accommodation options and things to do, making it a great holiday choice for budget-conscious travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Highcross Shopping Centre, this destination is home to Victoria Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're looking for affordable lodging choices in Leicester, you can book your choice of the 21 budget accommodation options in the area. These options offer competitive rates and have earned good reviews from Expedia travellers in search of a bargain:

Ibis budget Leicester - 3-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking and air conditioning at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable beds and convenient parking.

Victoria Hotel - 3-star hotel. It offers free English breakfast and free WiFi.

Grafton House B&B - At this 2-star bed & breakfast, you can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking and a bar. Reviews mention the proximity to shops and clean rooms.

Ibis Leicester City - 3-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its central location and comfortable rooms.

Hilton Leicester - Customers like this hotel for its comfortable rooms and helpful staff. It offers free WiFi, an indoor pool and a restaurant.

Planning Your Trip to Leicester

Haven't picked your travel dates? Use these temperature and rainfall averages to get an idea of the best months to visit so you can plan around good weather.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 20°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Rainiest months: February, January, December and September, with an average rainfall of 2 inches
  • Driest months: July, June, May and March, with an average rainfall of 1 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Leicester

Leicester draws tourists with its major shopping area and historic sites, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Highcross Shopping Centre and Leicester Cathedral, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Take in the local culture at New Walk Museum and Curve Theatre, or enjoy the area's natural beauty at Victoria Park.

Leicester is also notable for its:
  • Theatre
  • University
  • Museums

Getting around Leicester

The most convenient airport is 15.5 mi (25 km) away from the city centre in East Midlands (EMA). If that doesn't suit your budget, you can book a flight to Nottingham (NQT), located 19.6 mi (31.6 km) away. If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Leicester Station, Syston Station or Leicester Narborough Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Leicester like for travellers on a budget?
Leicester has cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions such as National Space Centre and Victoria Park, this destination is home to University of Leicester Botanic Garden and Watermead Country Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Leicester?
Based on reviews, ibis budget Leicester is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers 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.
What's the seasonal weather like in Leicester?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 4°C. Average annual rainfall for Leicester is 602 mm.
What is there to see and do in Leicester?
Leicester draws tourists with its major shopping area and historic sites, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as National Space Centre and Victoria Park, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Leicester Guildhall and Jewry Wall, or pay a visit to Abbey Pumping Station.
What's the best way to get around Leicester?
The closest airport is 15.5 mi (25 km) from the centre in East Midlands (EMA). However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can look into flights to Birmingham (BHX), which is 28.2 mi (45.4 km) away. If you want to travel outside the area, hop on a train from Leicester Station, Syston Station or Leicester Narborough Station.

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What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Leicester?

Based on reviews, ibis budget Leicester is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options to stay on the cheap include Holiday Inn Express Leicester - City and Stoneycroft Hotel.

What is staying in Leicester like?

Budget-minded travellers 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 theatres. Top sights in the city include Highcross Shopping Centre, Leicester Cathedral, and Jewry Wall. In Leicester, there are 139 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

What's the best place to stay in Leicester?

Winstanley House is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other favourite options based on reviews include The Star Inn 1744 and The Pug & Greyhound.

Leicester City Centre is a walkable neighbourhood known for its array of dining options.

What's the best place to stay in Leicester City Centre?

With 43 lodging options to choose from in this neighbourhood, 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 neighbourhood include Ramada Encore by Wyndham Leicester City Centre and Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel.

What is there to see in Leicester?

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

What's the best place to stay near De Montfort University?

Adjacent to De Montfort University, Castle Park Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller 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.