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Castle Farmhouse B & B
3 out of 5
Main Street, Kirby Muxloe, Leicester, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)

"Lovely place! Proper service to please the customer, now often sadly lacking in the hospitality industry. I will be back when I'm next in the area!"…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2019

Castle Farmhouse B & B
Badgers Mount Hotel
3.5 out of 5
6 Station Road, Leicester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (76 reviews)

"Obviously trying during these times is hard due to the covid restrictions.the hotel made it easy to check in etc via email communication.and food could be ordered via online menu and e mail and it was delivered direct to my room door. Excellent quality food to. Would highly recommend badgers ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 May 2020

Badgers Mount Hotel
Leicester Marriott Hotel
4 out of 5
Smith Way, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester, England
The price is £74 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (807 reviews)

"The decor and ambience was great. It didn’t feel like you were in Leicester."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Leicester Marriott Hotel
College Court
3 out of 5
Knighton Road, Leicester, England
The price is £90 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (530 reviews)

"Great hotel"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

College Court
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
The Bluebell Inn and Lodge
3 out of 5
39 High Street, Leicester, England
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4.2/5Excellent! (94 reviews)

"Nice friendly pub, with lodge next door, great food, and splendid lodgings, I will use again, when I work locally"…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

The Bluebell Inn and Lodge
The Pug & Greyhound
3.5 out of 5
14 London Road, Leicester, England
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4.2/5Very Good! (77 reviews)
A nice place, friendly staff

"Overall it was a pleasant stay, the food was ok albeit a bit dearer that it should be.. but we had no complaints... would we stay again, yes I think we would."…"

Reviewed on 5 Dec 2019

The Pug & Greyhound
Holiday Inn Leicester
4 out of 5
129 Saint Nicholas Circle, Leicester, England
Free cancellation
The price is £51 per night
4/5Very Good! (715 reviews)

"120 year old building in centre of Leicester.A touch of Victorian charm.Modern and comfortable rooms.Ask for a quiet room at weekend."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Leicester
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
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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
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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
Ramada Encore by Wyndham Leicester City Centre
3 out of 5
84-90 Charles St, Leicester, England
The price is £52 per night
4/5Very Good! (711 reviews)
Friends weekend

"My stay was good would go again"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Ramada Encore by Wyndham Leicester City Centre
Castle Hotel by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
Main Street, Kirby Muxloe, Leicester, England
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The price is £40 per night
3.8/5Good! (140 reviews)

"Hotel was very good room a bit small but had everything you needed wonderful pub very busy food was great had evening meal there would definitely recommend and we will definitely be back fantastic location 20 minutes from all the shops staff great 23rd February till 25 2020"…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

Castle Hotel by Greene King Inns
Days Inn by Wyndham Leicester Forest East M1
3 out of 5
Welcome Break Service Area J21, Leicester, England
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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
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The price is £40 per night
3.7/5Good! (350 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
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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
Heritage Hotel
3 out of 5
58 Leicester Road, Narborough, Leicester, England
The price is £58 per night
3.5/5Good! (34 reviews)
good location

"very good location for M1 and Leicester. Hotel rooms are a little basic but was clean and the bed was comfy. The Indian restaurant attached to the hotel was brilliant."…"

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2019

Heritage Hotel
Regency Hotel
3 out of 5
360 London Road, Leicester, England
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The price is £62 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
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Where should we stay in Leicester?

The historic destination of Leicester is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your children. The castle, famous monuments and theatres are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Arrange a flight into East Midlands (EMA), which is located 15.5 mi (25 km) from the city centre. Leicester offers 24 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you'd like to stay.

Families on holiday have good things to say about this accommodation:

Leicester Marriott Hotel: Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and laundry facilities. Guests like the clean rooms at this 4-star hotel.

When should we visit Leicester?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to decide when to pack up the children and head to Leicester.

  • 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
  • Driest months: July, June, May and March, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, January, December and September, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

What should we see and do in Leicester?

Highcross Shopping Centre, New Walk Museum and Haymarket Shopping Centre are interesting attractions that you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Leicester. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Leicester Cathedral, Jewry Wall and Ashby de la Zouch Castle.

Leicester is also well-known for the:
  • Historical sites
  • Theatre
  • University life
  • Monuments
  • Museums
  • Shopping

Getting around Leicester

If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Leicester Station, Syston Station or Leicester Narborough Station. Leicester may not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Frequently asked questions

What's Leicester like for family-friendly holidays?
The historic destination of Leicester is a good choice if you’ve been considering a getaway with your children. The museums, sporting events and art scene are just a few things that make this an attractive place for families. Arrange a flight into East Midlands (EMA), which is located 15.5 mi (25 km) from the city centre.
What's the best place to stay when travelling with children to Leicester?
Hilton Leicester is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices to stay with the children include Leicester Marriott Hotel and The Belmont Hotel.
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's there to see and do with your family in Leicester?
While you are visiting Leicester, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as National Space Centre, Highcross Shopping Centre and Curve Theatre. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Victoria Park, Donington Park Racing Circuit and Twycross Zoo.
What's the best way for us to get around Leicester?
If you want to travel outside the city, take a train from Leicester Station, Syston Station or Leicester Narborough Station. Leicester might not have many public transport options to choose from, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

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