Red Lion Hotel

A Historic Hotel in Colchester, Essex

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High Street
Colchester
Essex
England
CO1 1DJ

Red Lion Hotel, Colchester

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Accommodation Description:

The Red Lion Hotel is an historical Grade 1 listed building (1465) located in the town centre of historic Colchester. The hotel is one of the oldest inns in East Anglia and has been described as a fine example of Tudor England.The hotel is located in the town centre and has excellent transport links to the M11, M25, Stansted Airport, Cambridge and Harwich. There are numerous shops nearby including well known chain stores and smaller, boutique-style shops.

A quiet retreat from the modern world outside, the hotels Tudor features and warm red and gold fabrics provide a luxurious and relaxing environment in which to enjoy your stay. The old Banqueting Hall, which is now the Parliament Restaurant, has a remarkable beamed ceiling. The bedrooms are individually furnished with antiques and have a wealth of original exposed beams and wattle and daub walls.

Please note that there is no car park attached to the hotel and the NCP car park is 5 minutes walk away. Parking in the NCP is £8.50 overnight and is to be paid directly at the NCP car park. We suggest that you stop in the loading area and off load your baggage into the hotel before parking.

2 star rating

From: £55.00

Facilities

  • Hotel Non-Smoking Throughout
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Wi-Fi Available
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Restaurant
  • TV
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Iron And Board In Each Room
  • Telephone In Each Room
  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • Wake Up Call Available
  • Doctor on call
  • Car Parking Available Offsite
  • In-room Broadband
  • Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas
  • Private dining services
  • Lounge Menu
  • Bar
  • Radio

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Colchester Travel and Heritage Information

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