We have reserved rooms for delegates at the University of Leicester's College Court, a former hall of residence recently refurbished into high quality conference accommodation. Eighty rooms have been reserved for 14 and 15 May, of which 25 have been additionally reserved for 13 and 16 May to cater for overseas delegates.


The bed and breakfast rates are:

  • Standard Bedroom, £65 per night
  • Executive Bedroom, £75 per night

Please book your accommodation directly with College Court on 0116 244 9669.

College Court is on Knighton Road LE2 3UF, approximately 1.2 miles from Stamford Court, the conference venue. Please note that neither College Court nor Stamford Court are on the actual University of Leicester campus.

Other accommodation in Leicester

Please check directly with each hotel for room rates. Those marked with an asterisk have a special university rate so be sure to state that you are attending a University of Leicester conference.

* The Regency Hotel, 360 London Road LE2 2PL
1.1 miles from venue

* Best Western Stage Hotel, 299 Leicester Road, Oadby LE18 1JW
2.1 miles from venue

* The Belmont Hotel, De Montfort Street LE1 7GR
Close to Railway Station, 2.4 miles from venue

* Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel, Granby Street LE1 6ES
Close to Railway Station, 2.8 miles from venue

Ramada Encore Leicester, 84-90 Charles Street LE1 1GE
Near to Curve theatre, 2.8 miles from venue

Hotel Ibis Leicester City, St George's Way LE1 1PL
Close to Railway Station, 2.9 miles from venue

* Premier Inn Leicester City Centre, 1 St George's Way LE1 1AA
Close to Railway Station (the 'Blue Tower'), 3.3 miles from venue

* Holiday Inn Leicester, 129 St Nicholas Circle LE1 5LX
Close to Cathedral and Richard III Visitor Centre, 3.3 miles from venue

* Holiday Inn Express Leicester City, Filbert Way LE2 7FL
Next to King Power Stadium, 3.4 miles from venue

Maiyango, 13-21 St Nicholas Place LE1 4LD
Close to Cathedral and Richard III Visitor Centre, 3.5 miles from venue

Self-catering accommodation

Citybase Apartments
Various locations around the city

Quality City Apartments, 102 Roman Wall LE3 5BD
Close to Cathedral and Richard III Visitor Centre, 3.6 miles from venue

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