Set in a vibrant city full of fascinating attractions and countless activities, our hotels in Leicester are a great choice for a city break. Easily accessed by road and by rail, Leicester can be reached on both the M1 and the A47, and is an important stop on the Midland Main Line.
A large, thriving and ethnically diverse city of more than 300,000 people, Leicester is not to be underestimated as a short break destination; with fantastic shopping at both Highcross and Haymarket Shopping Centre and famously good curry houses on Belgrave Road, there�s plenty going on here. Our hotels in Leicester are a great base for a short break in this cosmopolitan and historic city and for exploring its surrounding area.
A must-visit, especially with the family, Leicester is home to the National Space Centre, one of the country�s leading Space Science attractions; the centre houses six exhibition galleries, a dome cinema and a planetarium.
The Curve Theatre � opened in 2008 and designed by architect Rafael Vinoly � is one of the most exciting arts venues in the region, regularly welcoming touring productions and staging new shows.
Our Leicester hotels are also perfect for attending the annual Leicester Comedy Festival � one of the most renowned in the world. The city also plays host to the largest Diwali celebrations outside of India and the UK�s second largest Caribbean Carnival each year.