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“Best B&B in Leicester by a mile” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Abinger Guest House
Ranked #3 of 23 Leicester B&B and Inns
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Best B&B in Leicester by a mile”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2012 via mobile

Stayed in a lot of B&B s in my time, but never one as good as this one .stayed at these digs for 10 weeks or so , while we worked on tesco's .Bob the owner, is the nicest bloke you'll ever meet.And Pauline the lovely lady who makes you the perfect breakfast ,is a real gem .perfect digs x

  • Stayed May 2012
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1 Thank Marky1975ish
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yodekid, Owner at Abinger Guest House, responded to this review, 26 July 2012
Steady on, I won't be able to get my head through the door, and if Pauline reads this she'll want even more money.

Thanks for your excellent review and compliments. It's great to know that our guests truly appreciate our efforts and enjoy our hospitality.
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank pjpinto
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yodekid, Owner at Abinger Guest House, responded to this review, 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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Malta
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Raymond A
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Nick P
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yodekid, Owner at Abinger Guest House, responded to this review, 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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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Sal_777100
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yodekid, Owner at Abinger Guest House, responded to this review, 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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Lancaster
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank LancasterRuza_C
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank carl h
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Property: Abinger Guest House
Address: 175 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TF, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Leicestershire > Leicester
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Leicester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
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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