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The luxury quality of a boutique hotel with the comfort and flexibility of apartment living.

Flying Time

Dublin (DUB) > East Midlands Airport (EMA)


Bus Journey

East Midlands Airport (EMA) > St Margaret's Bus Station



St Margaret's Bus Station > The Gresham


15-minute walking

5-minute Taxi 

TRAVEL - Dublin to Leicester

TRAVEL - Dublin to Leicester

Flights from Dublin to East Midlands Airport take just over an hour.

There is a connecting bus from EMA to Leicester, arriving a 15 minute walk from The Gresham Aparthotel.


Dublin > Flighty 1hr > EMA > Bus 1hr > St Margarets > Walk 15 / Taxi 5 > The Gresham Aparthotel.


All of our stylish rooms are designed so you can feel at home. Each room includes an en-suite, small kitchen, dining area, high speed WiFI, air conditioning, sofa, and smart TV as standard.

Our Studios are large and spacious for a long weekend in Leicester. The apartments are ideal for long-term stays with separate lounge and sleeping areas.




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Black Iron Social

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Arrive in Leicester and drop your luggage off at The Gresham. St Martin's Square is perfect for lunch before you tour King Richard III Visitor Centre. A games night at Roxy Ballroom is calling.


Enjoy a lazy brunch in your room and spot some of the architectural sights in the city. There's lots of entertainment on offer before Leicester Tigers kick off at Welford Road, and plenty of places to celebrate with the locals afterwards.


London is too close not to visit. It's only a 90 minute train away and you can visit all the top attractions including Big Ben, Tower Bridge and Buckingham Palace.


Spend the morning shopping for any last minute purchases then depart for the airport. We'll see you again soon.



Leicester Tigers

A match day at Welford Road, the largest club rugby stadium in England, is unlike any other. Enjoy pre-match entertainment around the stadium before international players take to the field. There's always live music after the game, and the bars remain open, to socialise with home and away fans.

King Richard III Visitor Centre

Discover the incredible story of the last English king to die in battle and how, 500 years later, his long lost remains were discovered in a Leicester car park.

King Richard III Visitor Centre

The National Space Centre

With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, and the iconic 42m high Rocket
Tower, the award-winning National Space Centre is an out of this world experience.

Everards Brewery & Meadows

The Beer Hall at Everards Brewery and Meadows offers a spacious and relaxing place to eat and drink. The shop is stocked with all your favourite Everards beers. Brewery tours will also be available soon.


Shop until you drop across 80 highstreet names under one roof, including John Lewis, Apple, Zara and Reiss. Open until late, there's 40 different cafes and restaurants plus a cinema and jungle-themed crazy golf for an all day, one-stop shopping experience.

Duffy's & Katie's

Leicester's local Irish bars bring a taste of Dublin and great craic to the city centre. Both offer live music, traditional drinks and a classic tavern feel.

Leicester City FC

Infamous Premier League Champions against the odds, Foxes fans create an atmosphere

not to be missed.

Roxy's Ballroom

Step through the doors beneath the 150-foot chimney to discover how the Victorians tackled some of the biggest issues of the day - including how to keep clean water flowing. Exhibits encourage all the family to get hands on with science, industry, transport, health and hygiene.

 Lane 7

Bowling, crazy golf, karaoke, arcade games, big screens, street food, it has everything you need for fun afternoon with family and friends.


Curve is a spectacular state-of-the-art theatre based in the heart of Leicester’s vibrant Cultural Quarter. The theatre has developed a reputation for producing and programming a diverse and critically-acclaimed programme of musicals, plays, new work, dance and opera.

Curve Leicester


Enjoy a stress free stay at The Gresham with an onsite gym and laundry facilities, and an independent bar & restaurant.

Staff will be on reception 24 hours a day for anything you need.

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