The brilliant and inspiring naturalist and researcher Sir David Attenborough once remarked that 'An understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.'
When you look at Leicester you can see both his inspiration and his influence all over the town with a pleasant amount of frequency. Many Leicester hotels will even point you in the direction of the man's home if you ask and there is a many a pub in the town that appeals to his fan. The town itself is quaint and filled with polite people who respect all culture holding Caribbean Carnivals and Diwali festivals every year.
A Cheap Lesson on Nature
If you happen to be visiting the birthplace of Sir Attenborough on a budget then you have some options in the Leicester. The town has several comfortable cheap hotels where visitors can lay their heads like the Premier Inn Leicester City Centre. As the name implies this hotel is located right in the middle of town and offers its guests a short walk to the Leicester railway station. The amenities at the hotel include free Wi-Fi, TVs, tea & coffee making facilities, ensuite bathrooms, and children under 15 can eat and stay at the hotel for free giving you extra value. Another one of the cheap hotels in town is the Hotel ibis Leicester City. This hotel is part of a chain and like the others; it offers a low price point along with flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and minimalistic decor.
Luxury in Leicester
Anyone looking for a more expensive experience in a charming city with a smart history and can try one of the many luxury hotels in Leicester. One of the more charming hotels that fit these high expectations is the Leicester Marriott Hotel. This hotel is of a contemporary design which is juxtaposed well against the simple village charm of some of the town and it offers guests access to the Fosse Shopping Park and, of course, the Leicester city center. Guests also get evening appetizers, continental breakfast, flat-screen TVs in their rooms. Another one of the luxury hotels in Leicester is The Belmont Hotel this hotel feature an extravagant leafy Victorian and many amenities including flat-screen TVs in each room, free Wi-Fi, and iPod docks.
The View from Kilworth House
If you are in Leicester there are numerous things to do in a town with a rich history and also when it comes to the city's heritage when it comes to drama. One of them is to have a stay in the Kilworth House Hotel and Theatre which is not like any of the other Leicester hotels. This boutique hotel offers history and a new lens to see the town through that is informed by the role that the theater has played there. The hotel features DVD players, 38 acres of landscaped parkland, luxuriant period furnishings and decor, free Wi-Fi, TVs and 4-poster beds. All of this together creates a sense of being in the theater when it was still up and running and makes for an interesting stay.