Red Lion 3* 72%

01206 577986
High Street
Co1 1DJ
Situated in the Heart of Colchester, on the High Street, the Red Lion Hotel is a Grade 1 listed building. The building has original Tudor features. Ask for one of our original bedrooms and enjoy wattle and daub walls, mullioned windows, ancient beams. Enjoy a little history in the second oldest hostelry in England.The individually decorated en suite rooms mix traditional charm with modern comforts, including flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi & tea and coffee making facilities.

The Red Lion's old banqueting hall is now the Parliament Restaurant. The restaurant offers classic dishes and still has the original wood-beamed ceiling. There is also a bar and 24-hour room service is available.The hotel is opposite Colchester's Town Hall and a short walk from a multitude of shops, bars and restaurants. Colchester Town Rail Station is 5 minutes away and the University of Essex a further 10 minutes.

Parking is available at a discounted rate in the public car park 700 metres away.

Occupying a prime position in Colchester, we aim to provide the location and service you expect at an affordable rate. We believe that our guests shouldn't have to pay extra for their home from home comforts. We're pleased to include free Wi-Fi and a choice of soft or firm pillows in all of our rates as standard. If you're visiting us for business, we can provide a dedicated onsite meeting and conference room, which will accommodate all of your needs. Just speak to our friendly team, and they’ll arrange conference lunches or block book rooms for all of your guests.