Accommodation in Leicester

Conference attendees need to arrange their own accommodation in Leicester. On this page you will find some of the options for University accommodation, as well as special rates for off-campus accommodation (which can be found towards the end of the page).

University Accommodation

University based accommodation is available for booking at any time, but we recommend you do so at the same time as you register for COCE 2017.

For support in booking or to answer any questions relating to the University based accommodation on this page email: conferences@le.ac.uk

Oadby Campus

John Foster Hall and Southmeads Court are on our Oadby Campus, located approx. 3 miles/5 km from the main campus and the COCE venue, and set within landscaped grounds providing a relaxed environment to wander and sit.

The prices include transport from Oadby to the COCE Conference venue and a return journey each day.

Limited free car parking is provided on site (as we are in a conservation area we ask you not to park on the main roads).

Laundry onsite, please bring washing powder

24 hour reception at John Foster Hall.

John Foster Hall

john_foster_hall.pngJohn Foster Hall consists of single en-suite accommodation.  

  • Free internet access is available in all rooms
  • Bath and hand towels, and tea and coffee making facilities are provided in your room
  • There is a shared kitchen/lounge area for four or five bedrooms
  • All accommodation is accessible by stairs and/or lift. Ground floor rooms are available.

As a result of its excellent standard, John Foster Hall is awarded 4* campus accreditation by Quality in Tourism.

Prices for John Foster per night including breakfast and VAT are: £42.00 Single en-suite

For support in booking or to answer any questions relating to the University based accommodation on this page email: conferences@le.ac.uk

Southmeads Court

Southmeads Court consists of single en-suite accommodation.

  • Free internet access is available in all rooms
  • Bath and hand towels, and tea and coffee making facilities are provided in your room
  • There is a shared kitchen/lounge area for four or five bedrooms
  • All accommodation is accessible by stairs

Prices for Southmeads Court per night including breakfast and VAT are: £38.00 Single en-suite

For support in booking or to answer any questions relating to the University based accommodation on this page email: conferences@le.ac.uk


 

College Court - 4* Hotel Standard Accommodation run in conjunction with University of Leicester

college_court.pngCollege Court is a 15-20 minute walk from the main University campus/COCE Conference venue

We have a range of 4 star rooms, all en-suite and fully equipped with a range of different amenities.  All of our guests are able to choose from our standard rooms, executive rooms and suites.  Each one reflects our dedication to great style and service with all our guests able to experience the very best in four star accommodation. Our 24 hour Reception offers excellent customer service with help and advice on offer at any occasion. We pride ourselves on a warm welcome and a friendly face in the modern and open reception building. Our bedrooms are located across three buildings meaning that whatever event may be happening on site you can sleep soundly enjoying the peace and quiet our location offers.

All rooms have: Tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary toiletries, LCD TV, desk chair and table, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, wardrobe, double bed and free broadband with 1GB lines offering 100MB speed bandwidth.

Rooms are available in College Court on the 30 June, 1st and 2nd July. There is no availability on the 29th June.

The standard room for sole occupancy including full breakfast and VAT is: £70.00 per night.

The Executive room for sole occupancy including full breakfast and VAT is: £80.00 per night.

For support in booking or to answer any questions relating to the University based accommodation on this page email: conferences@le.ac.uk

 


 

Off-Campus Accommodation

Leicester offers a warm welcome to participants and visitors to the 2017 Conference on Communication and Environment (COCE). We are working in partnership with Leicester Shire Promotions – the Tourism Organisation for Leicester and Leicestershire who are bringing COCE 2017 participants hotel accommodation, train travel discounts with East Midlands Trains and social tours for participants and partners to enjoy during conference.

Leicester Shire Promotions have negotiated rates with a selection of hotels, ranging from budget to 4 star, within the city. 

To book your off-campus accommodation, optional social activities and tours, and East Midlands Trains travel discount please visit Go Leicestershire.

Below are links to a few of the nearby hotel options. You can also choose from a selection of affordable and high-quality on-campus options (please see ‘University Accommodation’ section above).

For any help booking this accommodation or to answer any questions relating to the off-campus accommodation on this page please email: Helen Bevins

Belmont Hotel

Character Town House Hotel, situated in the conservation area of New Walk. Located only a short walk from Leicester train station and the shopping centres of the city. To book this hotel, click here.

This hotel is a 10 minute walk to the conference.

Ramada Encore Leicester

The Ramada Encore offers modern styling in the heart of Leicester's Cultural Quarter. This hotel is a 20-25 minute walk or a 5 minute taxi ride to the conference. To book this hotel, click here.

Mercure Leicester, The Grand Hotel

Centrally located in the vibrant city centre, the Mercure Leicester, The Grand Hotel offers a combination of modern and Victorian styling. This hotel is a 15-20 minute walk or a 5 minute taxi ride to the conference. To book this hotel, click here.

Holiday Inn Express - Leicester City

Located next to the home of Leicester City Football Club (who are currently at the top of the Premiership Football League!) the Holiday Inn Express offers good budget accommodation. This hotel is a 20-25 minute walk or a 5 minute taxi ride to the conference. To book this hotel, click here.

Holiday Inn - Leicester

The Holiday Inn Leicester is situated just outside of the main retail quarter in Leicester city centre and offers everything you would expect from a good Holiday Inn. This hotel is a 20-25 minute walk or a 5 minute taxi ride to the conference. To book this hotel, click here.

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