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Review of Premier Inn Leicester Central (A50) Hotel

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Premier Inn Leicester Central (A50) Hotel
Ranked #3 of 41 Hotels in Leicester
Certificate of Excellence
Durham, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
“Always up to scratch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2013

We try to get this Premier Inn rather than any of the other 299 that Whitbread have in Leicester because we like it!

Stayed on Friday were very late (11.45pm) in arriving. Surprised to get a mobile phone call from the hotel whilst we were travelling down the M1 asking if we were on the way... perhaps they could have flogged the room again if I said that we were not!

Good reception by Matt.

Room was clean and tidy but very warm. Stayed warm all night to the point where we opened the window to get some air in (very cold outside!)

Slept OK (because the heat- we like a cooler room) and had the usual cold buffet breakfast. This was a little more noisy than usual due a large party of young lads having breakfast at the same time but hey- they were excited!

Only complaint is the horrendous radio station that they play in the restaurant. We don't travel down from the North-East to but cars or take out instant loans in Leicester or listen to rave music at 9.30am. It wasn't even pop music- it was loud, nasty and off-putting. Staff confirmed that may customers comment but that they were contractually obliged to play it!

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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Markfield, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
30 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2013

As always in Premier Inns the staff were very friendly and helpful. We were booked in for four nights and changed room after the second night as every time toilets were flushed we seemed to hear the result passing our room which was number 3. When we asked to change rooms it was dealt with really quickly, so thanks to the lady on the front desk for sorting that.

The prices at the Fayre & Square pub in front where you have breakfast were very good value for money, hard to argue with at all. One suggestion, they owners need to change whatever they use to clean the tables as they all seemed to get very sticky.

So, in summary you get what you pay for and in terms of value for money this is pretty good.

Room Tip: Avoid room number 3 if you can.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank amwathome
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2013

Came here overnight on a business trip. Comfortable room, spacious, no noise problems, good breakfast.

We arrived very late and were a bit stressed. I would have to say the reception staff were very good - friendly and efficient. Likewise the staff at breakfast were good. I am not a big fan in general of chain hotels but I have had similar positive experiences on business trips to Premier Inns before.

No problems with noise that others have commented on. Room and bathroom both spotlessly clean.

Room is nicely presented but bathroom is a wee bit spartan and I wouldnt use Premier Inn for a romantic trip. For business however, ticks the boxes.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank pf79
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250 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013

I have stayed there a number of times now on business, cannot get into breakfast as they are still getting it ready so had leave without! Guests last night came in at 12. 45 and the racket continued until 2.30 am and the reception wouldn't deal with it, there policy is to be considerate to others when returning after a night out!!! Last time my company will use this hotel!! And we use this hotel 2-3 times a month!

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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Sandra P
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WhitbreadHotels, Online Customer Service at Premier Inn Leicester Central (A50) Hotel, responded to this review, 25 November 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at our hotel. At Premier Inn we endeavour to ensure all our guests have a quiet stay in a comfortable environment and do apologise that on this occasion we failed to provide this. Please email your booking details including your reservation number to talktous@premierinn.com and we will follow this up with the Management Team. Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel.
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2013

Me and my partner usually travel together for occasions, we used to stay at other hotels until we found this one! Since we first came here we have never gone anywhere else! The hotel is fabulous, the rooms are beautiful, all the facilities you could possibly need are in the rooms.
We particularly love that there is a pub right next to the hotel that do a lovely breakfast, an option of a continental or a cooked, both all you can eat! All the staff are attentive and friendly! I would definitely recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank darshna92
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oldbury
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2013

We stayed for two nights, family room, great size, but a lot of noise in early hours around 3am, woke my children up so didn't get a good night sleep during our stay,avoid staying in room 3, but excellent staff, very polite.

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ma51h
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

Booked hotel well in advance so got very reasonably priced. Best room we've had for a family stay at premier inn (tried lots of other premier inns and not been disappointed yet)Huge room with great beds for all the family and sitting area too!! Clean and comfortable. Biggest plus was the reception staff - no matter day or night the staff were friendly and helpful - even presented my 13 year old a birthday card on his special teenager day - to which he was chuffed!! Couldn't ask for more! Heathly park restaurant and bar opposite does good pub grub at a great price. Definitely intend to stay here again.

  • Stayed November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Clan-mcambasana
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Property: Premier Inn Leicester Central (A50) Hotel
Address: Groby Road | Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Leicestershire > Leicester
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 41 Hotels in Leicester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Premier Inn Leicester Central (A50) Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 76
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Premier Inn Leicester Central (A50) is situated in picturesque surroundings although located on the main road leading to town. Ample free car parking facilities and easy access to The National Space Centre and the famous High Cross Shopping Centre. All of our rooms are ensuite, tea and coffee making facilities, flat screen TV's with Freeview and the famous premier inn bed.At Leicester Central (A50) you will be greeted by people that genuinely care that you have a great stay with us. ... more   less 
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