THE POCKLINGTON HOTEL

LUXURY ACCOMMODATION IN THE HEART OF LEICESTER.

Welcome to The Pocklington, a luxurious sanctuary steeped in history and architectural splendor, nestled in the heart of Leicester.

WHERE HISTORIC CHARM MEETS LUXURY…

Discover the timeless elegance of The Pocklington. Each unique apartment boasts en-suite bedrooms, authentic stone floors, grand staircases, and intricate cast-iron balustrades. Located adjacent to the historic former Leicester Register Office and nestled within the Market Street conservation area, The Pocklington invites you to immerse yourself in a world of sophistication and indulgence. Book your stay today, and experience the enchanting allure of The Pocklington.

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THE ELEGANT COLLECTION.

Welcome to the Elegant Collection at The Pocklington, where timeless romance meets luxurious comfort. Our meticulously designed apartments cater to couples seeking an unforgettable getaway in the heart of Leicester. Located within our historic Grade II-listed building, these sophisticated retreats offer a one-of-a-kind experience that combines intimacy, opulence, and enchanting history.

Each apartment in the Elegant Collection is specifically tailored for couples, featuring en-suite bedrooms, sumptuous linens, and thoughtful touches that create a warm, inviting atmosphere. Authentic stone floors, grand staircases, and intricate cast-iron balustrades further enhance the romantic ambiance.

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THE GRADUATE SUITE

The history of universities in Leicester begins in the early 20th century with the founding of the University of Leicester. Leicester remains a thriving university city and hosts more than 25,000 undergraduates and postgraduates each year. De Montfort University is only a few hundred metres away from The Pocklington.

This apartment, aptly named “The Graduate Suite”, in recognition of the importance of university life in Leicester, is a luxurious escape designed with unique features to make your stay unforgettable.

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THE GUILD SUITE

Leicester is renowned for the discovery of the remains of King Richard III, which are now permanently preserved at Leicester’s historic Guildhall, situated close to the site where they were found.

“The Guild Suite” derives its name from this nearby attraction. This apartment has a luxurious feel, with its large leather sofa & armchair and open plan kitchen/diner. It has been designed with unique features to make your stay unforgettable.

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THE NEW WALK SUITE

The New Walk is a celebrated promenade in Leicester City, dating back to 1785. Designed by architect William Oldfield, it was created to provide a fashionable promenade for the city’s wealthy residents.

The “New Walk Suite” is designed with distinctive features, including a large & very comfortable corner suite. It has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and the option to accommodate a further 2 people in the large lounge area.

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THE FILBERT SUITE

Leicester City Football Club was founded in 1884. They moved to Filbert Street in 1891 and were elected to the Football League in 1894. Leicester has a large community of football supporters; hence, the name of this apartment is in fond memory of Leicester City Football Club’s old stadium.

The Filbert Suite features 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, having the facility to sleep up to 6 people. With a large and very comfortable corner suite, this apartment is ideal for families or a small group of friends. This is a luxurious escape to the heart of Leicester, designed with distinctive features to make your stay special.

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THE ABBEY SUITE

The Abbey Park is a historic park located in the heart of Leicester. Its history dates back to the 12th century when the park was home to a medieval abbey. The Abbey was founded by Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester, and his wife Amice in 1143. 

The Abbey Suite reflects the bright colours found in Abbey Park with its multi-coloured interior & plush finish. This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment is designed with unique features synonymous with a country park whilst maintaining the vintage feel, aligning with the stature of this Grade II Listed Building.

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THE BRADGATE SUITE

Bradgate Park is another iconic public park in Leicester, which covers an area of over 800 acres. The park was first enclosed as a deer park in the 13th Century, and it has a rich and varied history. It was owned by the Grey family for several centuries and was the birthplace of Lady Jane Grey, who was famously proclaimed Queen of England for nine days in 1553. 

The Bradgate Suite features one bedroom, a large bathroom, and a lounge with a luxurious leather Chesterfield sofa that doubles as a sofa bed for those wanting to stay with family or friends. The apartment provides all the amenities needed for a home-from-home experience.

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TESTIMONIAL

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“THE BEST PLACE I’VE STAYED THIS YEAR”

It’s a beautiful property. The furnishings were well thought out. The kitchen was big and airy. The bedrooms were simply glorious! There was even a purpose bathtub in one room that added a wonderfully romantic touch

Annette Black

London

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THE SOPHISTICATED COLLECTION.

Introducing the Sophisticated Collection at The Pocklington, where families can experience a delightful fusion of historic charm and modern luxury. These spacious and thoughtfully designed apartments offer a comfortable and memorable stay for families looking to explore the heart of Leicester. Set within our iconic Grade II-listed building, each apartment provides a unique and inviting home-away-from-home experience.

Each apartment in the Sophisticated Collection is designed with families in mind, featuring en-suite bedrooms, versatile living spaces, and cosy furnishings to ensure a memorable stay. Authentic stone floors, grand staircases, and intricate cast-iron balustrades add to the enchanting ambiance.

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THE CEREMONIAL SUITE

In the 20th century, the building that now houses The Pocklington Aparthotel became home to the Leicester Register Office, which served as a location for weddings, civil partnerships, and other events. The building’s unique character and historic charm make it a popular choice for those looking for a unique and memorable location for their special day & The Ceremonial suite certainly offers that.

This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment offers the most luxurious of interiors, as it boasts a huge free-standing bath in the primary bedroom, complete with an ensuite bathroom, making this the ideal choice for couples on a romantic getaway or those wanting a night of pure indulgence.

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THE RICHARD III SUITE

Richard III was the last Plantagenet King of England, and his death at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 marked the end of the Wars of the Roses and the beginning of the Tudor dynasty.  In 2012, a team of archaeologists discovered what they believed to be Richard III’s remains buried beneath a development site in Leicester City. Hence the name of this apartment is Richard III Suite in recognition of this link to Leicester City.

The Richard III Suite provides chic design features that give this apartment a wide appeal. This apartment boasts a beautiful glass balcony for those hazy summer evenings or those wanting access to some outside space during their stay.

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THE GOLDEN MILE SUITE

The Golden Mile is a famous stretch of road in Leicester known for Indian culture and commerce. The road was originally called Belgrave Road and was home to many small businesses and shops selling everything from textiles to spices. Over the years, the area became synonymous with Leicester’s Indian community, and the road was renamed ‘The Golden Mile’ due to its reputation as a vibrant and bustling area.

The Golden Mile Suite is a great representation of Leicester’s “Golden mile” due to the vibrant colours, within this luxuriously furnished apartment.

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THE MAGISTRATES SUITE

The Pocklington Aparthotel building was constructed in the early 19th century and was originally used as a school. In the early 20th century, the building was converted into a courthouse and served as the location for The Magistrates’ Courts for over a century.

The aptly named Magistrates Suite is a sumptuous two-bedroom, two-bath apartment, beautifully designed with a chic modern interior that still captures that vintage feel. The apartment boasts a remote control “hole in the wall” fireplace, which oozes 5-star luxury.

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EXPLORE

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THE LOCATION

Discover the vibrant city of Leicester, where history, culture, and modernity converge to create an unforgettable experience for all who visit. The Pocklington, nestled within this bustling city, provides the perfect starting point for guests to explore the myriad of attractions and experiences that Leicester has to offer.

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Historic Landmarks

Unearth the rich history of Leicester, from the medieval Leicester Castle to the impressive King Richard III Visitor Centre, and marvel at the city’s captivating past.

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Cultural Experiences

Immerse yourself in Leicester’s thriving cultural scene, with visits to the New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Curve Theatre, and numerous art and music venues throughout the city.

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Shopping & Dining

Indulge in a diverse array of retail and culinary delights at Highcross Shopping Centre, St. Martin’s Square, and the charming boutiques and eateries that line the city’s quaint streets.

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