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Abinger Guest House
Ranked #2 of 22 Leicester B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 24 July 2012

Abinger is situated a little bit away from the center but it has a bus stop near the door that carries us up to the town center in 15 minutes. If you buy a all day ticket to the driver you can visit Leicester with a guaranteed return trip (before 9PM). The breakfast is awesome, the beds are clean, the restrooms are even cleaner.
Me and my wife slept for two nights and, in my case, I've been returning for the past three years. If I'm going to Leicester I don't even search for another place to stay. Bob and Theresa are almost family to us.

Room Tip: To choose a good room just ask Bob Welland (the owner) for a room. Every room is a good room. Believ...
  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled with family
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yodekid, Owner at Abinger Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2012

Hi Paulo
Glad to see we kept you and your wife happy once again. I must say that I am disappointed with your profile picture, which would benefit greatly from a dash of orange and a silly hat. Congratulations on your PHD, and good luck with the Portuguese economic catastrophe.

Bob

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Reviewed 19 July 2012

We stayed at Abinger Guest House for three nights due to family graduation events at Leicester University and we can say that it is ideal for anyone seeking quality and personal attention. We booked two rooms plus shower/toilet, excellent for a small family... located at top floor of house and this gave us a lot of privacy.

Comfortable beds, very good breakfast (well done Theresa and Pauline) and helpful environment are all positive features of this guest house. We highly recommend it for those visiting Leicester.

Abinger is also located in a quite area but but walking distance from center of town. However taxis are always available.

Room Tip: We booked two rooms plus shower/toilet, excellently located for a small family... located at top flo...
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Reviewed 13 June 2012

Great guesthouse. A bunch of us stayed here, and there were quite a few changes to our bookings - the owner was very patient and accommodating. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled with friends
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yodekid, Owner at Abinger Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2012

Thanks Nick.
I'm glad you all enjoyed your stay and hope the wedding went off without a hitch

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Reviewed 9 May 2012

This is a lovely friendly guest house with good facilities and a warm welcoming staff. Breakfast was great, full range of options and the room was comfy and surprisingly quiet despite being on a main road into town. Would definitely recommend this over some hotels we have stayed in in Leiceste; this place was quieter, more comfy and a bargain considering breakfast was included. Thank you for a lovely stay.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
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yodekid, Owner at Abinger Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2012

Hi Sally
Thanks for your very flattering review. I'm always happy to hear that we compare very favourably with some of the city hotels, but, being a family business with a small and exceptionally dedicated crew, we appreciate the choices available to visitors, and never take anything for granted. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Bob

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Reviewed 19 April 2012

This was a nice place to stay. Rooms were clean and quiet. Breakfast was great. Although I did not meet the owners (due to my late arrival), I found the checking in and out procedure quite effortless.
I would stay here again.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 5 March 2012

very nice guest rooms well worth a trip, breakfast very nice and filling and easy access into city centre

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 February 2012

Has all the things you need right on your doorstep. Within easy walking distance of the center of town and perfect for a night's stay. Rooms were exceptionally clean and well-fitted. Freeview was a nice touch too!

In the morning, a cooked breakfast is just what was needed and it lived up to expectations! Thank you also for the morning chat as it was very entertaining and made us feel right at home. Great value for money and I thoroughly recommend this! Thank you for a great stay.
Flo

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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yodekid, Owner at Abinger Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2012

Hi Flo
As much as you enjoyed your stay, it was a pleasure looking after you both, and, I enjoy a natter over breakfast too! Thanks for the compliments and I look forward to welcoming you back at Abinger again soon.

Bob

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Additional Information about Abinger Guest House

Address: 175 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Leicestershire > Leicester
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in Leicester
Price Range: £47 - £61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Abinger Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Consistently ranked top of the guest houses within walking distance of Leicester City Centre, Abinger continues to deliver excellent comfort, cleanliness, technical specification and value for money. ... more   less 
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