Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel
Victorian magnificence meets urban contemporary; a convenient and stylish setting for your central Leicester business event, big or small. A choice of 7 meeting rooms to suit awards ceremonies, presentations, conferences, exhibitions, glittering banquets, parties and smaller executive gatherings – wow your guests at this impressive venue.
Behind the imposing façade you’ll find sleek and stylish interiors with stunning period features, sweeping staircases, and quirky furniture. The largest room, is the splendorous Kings Hall, the original Victorian Ballroom; it’s all sparkling chandeliers, big marble fireplaces, beautifully painted ceilings - and a balcony! A gorgeous space for events for up to 350 guests in theatre style, or 180 in cabaret layout. The Queen’s Hall, with its dance floor and private cloakrooms is often used with the ballroom and can accommodate 250 delegates in theatre set up, or 144 in cabaret style. The Charnwood Room seats a maximum of 70 people and can connect to the Tudor Room to give more space. It’s a good spot for board meetings for up to 26 executives, or cabaret configured events for 48. The Tudor, Alexandra, and Empress Rooms also hold 70 guests, whilst the slightly smaller Cromwell Room seats up to 60. The hotel also offers team building activities such as company fun days and cocktail classes.
All meeting rooms are wheelchair friendly, have complimentary high speed wifi, and top notch audio-visual equipment. There’s packages available for both Day and 24-Hour Delegates; they come reasonably priced and offer quite a range of refreshments and menu options. A well-versed events team will attend to the details of your business function and they’ll go the extra mile to ensure that all runs smoothly.
Your overnight delegates can snooze the night away in individually styled en-suite guest bedrooms; all have free wifi, HD TVs, and tea and coffee making facilities. Tuck into fine Italian fare at the in-house restaurant - New York Italian by Marco Pierre White, followed by a relaxing drink or two in the lounge. Fitness fanatics should head to the well-equipped on-site gym for a post conference workout.
Mercure Leicester, The Grand Hotel has 120 charged car parking spaces and is located on Granby Street. Leicester train station is just a five-minute stroll away and Great Central station is also within easy walking distance. The nearest airport is East Midlands Airport, approximately 25 miles away.
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Venue Features (14)
- AV Equipment
- Disability Access
- Family Friendly
- In-house Catering
- Late Licence
- Licensed Bar
- Local Public Transport
- Music Licence
- Self Catering Allowed
- Smoking Area
- Wedding License
- Wi-Fi Access