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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.
Plan Ahead save 10%
Good things come to those who plan ahead. Whether you’re planning a business trip, weekend getaway or family trip, book your stay 7 days or more in advance and save 10% off our best available rate.Book Now
Special Occasions Package
Celebrate your birthday, engagement, anniversary or milestone achievement with our bespoke Special Occasions Package. Kick off your stay with a welcome bottle of chilled sparkling wine and chocolates. Enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner in our restaurant followed by a well-deserved night’s sleep in your comfortable bedroom. Breakfast in bed if you want to snuggle under the duvet for that little bit longer. Late Check out on Sundays until 1pm.Book Now
Wine and Dine Offer
Whisk your special someone away for a spontaneous one-night break, including a three-course evening meal and a complimentary bottle of wine for two guests.Book Now