Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a question you will often find the answer here

Yes, The Cedars Hotel is entirely non smoking. Smoking in bedrooms will incur an immediate fumigation charge of £100.

Yes, the hotel has 40 parking spaces. These are complimentary to all our guests. We can also accommodate large vans and buses.

Yes, the hotel is open 24 hours a day and there is always a member of staff on duty.

Yes, all our public areas are accessible. We also offer an accessible bedroom with wet room en suite.

Guests can check in from 2pm. Earlier check in may be possible by prior arrangement. Guests may also arrive earlier & store bags with us until check-in if required.

We kindly requests that guests check out of the hotel by 11am. Late checkouts may be available by prior arrangement for a small fee.

Although we do not have a dedicated concierge service, a member of our team would always be more than happy to arrange taxis, dinner reservations, offer local information, check flights and trains, and help in any other way we can.

Of course. Housekeeping will be notified & a do not disturb sign is provided as a reminder. Fresh towels, tea and coffee will be replenished for you on a daily basis.

Yes, we offer complimentary high speed Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

Whether you are in the area for a wedding, a sports meeting, or a family reunion, we are always happy to offer special rates for parties booking more than 10 bedrooms for one night or more.

The homely nature of The Cedars Hotel makes it perfect for guests who are away for long periods or for a number of weeks, months, and sometimes years! We can of course offer special rates, just click here.

Unfortunately, in consideration of other guests who may be allergic, we can only accept guide dogs at the hotel.

We serve food every day. The kitchen is open from 5pm Monday to Friday, and from 12pm on Saturdays and Sundays, with last orders at 8.45pm.  After this, a member of our team will be happy to offer local recommendations or order something in for you.

We would always recommend reserving a table to avoid disappointment.

We do not offer room service but we do offer a room tray service which can be prepared for you for an agreed time and made ready for you to collect to eat in your room.

The lounge bar is open to guests until 1pm. The Cedars Hotel is a warm and relaxing hotel with a friendly and positive vibe: Please note that loud, loutish, or drunken behaviour will result in refusal to be served.

Breakfast is served between:

7am and 9am Monday- Friday
8am and 10am Weekends and Bank Holidays

A delicious continental breakfast is available in the lounge before this time for guests wishing to head off early. Just ask on check in.

We can cater for teas for a minimum of 25 guests.
We can cater for teas up to 200 people.

Room hire is already included in our prices so you only pay the cost per person that is stated on our menus. This also includes VAT.

We require an estimate of the number of guests attending at the time of booking but this can be amended up to the day before the event.
It is of course possible to add or remove items from our menus. We also offer a range of extras including hearty soups, fruit, meat , or cheese, platters, and a selection of cakes. Just speak to a member of our team for further information.
No, we can also offer a more formal sit down meal option if preferred. This can be a very special way of getting family together to remember a loved one after a funeral and we can offer special menus to suit your own tastes and budget
Although tea and coffee and provided as part of the buffets, many people like to offer a a glass of fizz or juice on arrival. We would be happy to provide this or to open a tab for first or all drinks throughout the afternoon If required.
Although tea and coffee and provided as part of the buffets, many people like to offer a a glass of fizz or juice on arrival. We would be happy to provide this or to open a tab for first or all drinks throughout the afternoon If required.
Many people like to have a display of flowers from the service, or prepare photographs, a video slide show and other remembrances to put in the function rooms. We would be delighted to assist with this, please ask a member of our team

There is usually a charge for room hire for all evening functions. This depends on the size of the function, the time of year and the day of the week.

We offer a full decorating service from table settings, runners and candle settings to full balloon archways and customised event signs.

We have an excellent relationship with a number of local disco providers and would be happy to arrange this for you.

If you prefer, it may be possible to hold an event where bring your own food. Room hire charges are usually much higher for this and it may be necessary to provide catering documentation or to sign an appropriate insurance waiver.

The hotel provides a well stocked bar and therefore we do not allow any drinks t be brought in from outside. If there is a particular wine that you like, it may be possible to bring this only, which will incur a small corkage fee. Under no circumstances is it acceptable for anyone organizing a function or any guests of that function to bring in any other alcoholic drinks from outside, and if this is found to be the case a termination of the function of heavy penalty may be imposed.

We can offer space to cater for buffets for between 150 and 200 guests and we can offer space for sit down meals for up to 50 guests.

We offer ample free parking for anybody attending a function at the hotel.

We are always happy to set up a preferential rate for anybody who will be attending a party of function at the hotel. This must be discussed at the time of confirming the booking and rooms booked by telephone or email. a minimum number of rooms or nights may be required.

Providing we have free availability on the day, this will not be a problem. Please confirm this at the time of guaranteeing the reservation.

All areas of the hotel are available for use by anybody attending a function with us and this includes the comfortable lounge bar and delightful beer garden.

Anything from one on one interviews, to much larger training sessions, workshops or even exams. The hotel holds a number of training, recruitment, business breakfasts and annual company meetings, and our team is highly experienced at delivering a friendly, professional atmosphere at all times.

We can offer meetings and conferencing rooms offering total blackout, natural daylight, and can provide flipcharts and pens, a 42 LCD screen for laptop connectivity, a projector screen, pads and pens, and ongoing refreshments.

Please request a copy of our room sizes pdf for further information on our conferencing facilities.

The hotel is 1 mile from Loughborough town centre.

The university is 2 miles from the hotel. This can take up between 5 and 15 minutes in a car depending upon traffic.

The hotel is 2 miles from the train station and the best way to reach us from there is in a taxi. It is also possible to walk from the station to the town centre and get a short bus directly to the hotel.

Are there bus stops outside the hotel?

There are bus stops outside the hotel for buses going to Loughborough, Leicester and surrounding villages. (click here for timetable information).

Yes, though please inform a member of our team if you wish to do this so that we are at the hotel