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Brook Red Lion Hotel

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Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Golf Course
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Location for the town is excellent. Angela, Dan and the 3rd guy whose name I cannot recall were brilliant. They made our evening fantastic. They couldn't have been more helpful. They joined in with us the whole evening and were there whenever we needed anything....More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank nuttyrita
Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Red Lion HotelResponded 4 days ago

Dear nuttyrita Thank you for choosing to welcome in 2019 with us at The Brook Red Lion Hotel and for letting us know how much you enjoyed the evening. I will pass your kind words on to all the team and we hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was clean,warm and comfortable but the plumbing needs updating.The sink took an awful long time to drain and the shower in the morning was no more than a dribble and lukewarm. The "buffet" on Christmas Day evening was no more than 8 plates of...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank tonyclarey
Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Red Lion HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Tonyclarey We are sorry that we were unable to provide the Xmas package service you were expecting and apologise for this un foreseen circumstance of both our chefs being very ill. Chef himself was very upset at not being able to continue on this...More

Reviewed 1 December 2018

We chose this for our last stay in England because of its location. The hotel is right in town, on the High Street. Parking is off-site (discounted by half from the hotel, so 4.50 pounds/24 hours) and a bit of a hike to the hotel....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank ZuzuMaine
Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Red Lion HotelResponded 7 December 2018

Dear ZuzuMaine We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that Mrs Abell and her team looked after you so well. I hope that Colchester and all the history of the town was an interesting experience before your return home. We hope that you...More

Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Hotel is lovely and has charming old world appeal. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Only drawbacks were that the shower was set on scalding hot and had very weak pressure. Bathrooms need to be improved. However the rooms are comfortable and clean.More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Christina M
Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Red Lion HotelResponded 1 December 2018

Dear Christina M Thank you for choosing to stay with us whilst visiting Colchester and we are delighted to read that you loved our Grade1 historic property. I am sorry to read that the shower pressure and temperature was variable and will get the GM...More

Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

For the price we paid I was more than happy. Very characterful hotel, did request a haunted room; gave us room 5 which is said to be haunted by a Miss Millar murdered in 1638. My friend reckons he heard her but I was asleep....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank markdriscoll22
Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Red Lion HotelResponded 12 November 2018

Dear Mark Thank you for your kind and generous review and we can only apologise that you did not hear the ghost on this occasion ! Such sitings are difficult to predict but we are pleased that the hotel was perfectly located for your stay...More

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About
Description
The Red Lion Hotel was built in 1465 and is in the centre of Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town. The historical building has original Tudor features, including wooden beams.The Red Lion Hotel is one of More the oldest inns in the area. The hotel is a short walk from the shops and Colchester Town Rail Station is 500 metres away. Hotel Rooms: 24 Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf Course
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
US$63 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Red Lion Colchester
,
Colchester Red Lion
Location
United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
US$63 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Red Lion Colchester
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Colchester Red Lion
Location
United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester
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Kerrie W
19 July 2017|
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Response from briancT4411DN | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is in the high street
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Mick P
30 May 2016|
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Response from redli0n1 | Property representative |
Hi Mick We usually take bookings up until 9.30pm. With regards to last orders - if there is no-one in the restaurant it could close as early as 8.30pm. Best to book and guarantee a table!
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anton610872
26 April 2015|
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Response from RLHGeneralManager | Property representative |
Check in is any time after 2pm and the reception is manned 24/7
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"Best to ask to see a room.Mine had a wall 15 feet away."
tonyclarey
2 weeks ago
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"Avoid rooms with main road frontage."
stephenn608
04 Sep 2018
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"Some rooms are supposedly haunted howeve, doesn't that make things more exciting?!"
tinacarri
12 Jun 2018
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"Rooms over the alley/lane a noisy"
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10 Jun 2018
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