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    Brook Red Lion Hotel

    43 High Street, Colchester CO1 1DJ, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent22%
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Visited Colchester for the weekend to see friends and booked in at the Red Lion. Have stayed there several times as it's close to the town centre. The staff are very friendly and helpful, (I decided to change my room once I had checked in...More

    Thank mickdeene
    Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Red Lion HotelResponded 4 days ago

    Dear mickdeene Thank you for returning to stay with us once again at The Brook Red Lion Hotel and for your kind comments and feedback today. I am delighted that Angela and her team looked after you so well and of course we hope to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed on a Saturday night in October. We were in the room just behind reception, with a bay window facing onto the High Street. Now, yes, there is noise from the High Street that can be heard in the front facing rooms (may be...More

    Thank Ellen J
    Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Red Lion HotelResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Ellen J Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your wonderful feedback today. I am pleased to read that you found the hotel ideal for your break away in Colchester and look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Kind...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This hotel was reputedly built originally in 1495 and retains many features from this period including a bedroom with four-poster bed and Tudor dining room. The more modern rooms are in need of some attention but perfectly adequately equipped. We did, however, have a leak...More

    Thank Weald
    Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Red Lion HotelResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Weald I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Brook Red Lion Hotel and thank you for your kind comments and feedback today. I am sorry that you experienced a leak from a neighbouring bathroom , this has...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    TripAdvisor needs to have minus scores, it really does. Understaffed, filthy, worn out, grubby. Some of the furniture seems to have been around as long as the building. Without doubt the worst hotel I've ever walked into. Staff doing their best, but some things just...More

    Thank JSC2003
    Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Red Lion HotelResponded 4 days ago

    Dear JSC2003 I can only apologise for your current perception of the Brook Red Lion Hotel and for any disappointment that resulted in you posting such a negative review. However, as you can see from this site the hotel usually receives positive and complimentary reviews....More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Though definitely a 3 star hotel the Red Lion has a great deal of charm. It's a beautiful period building surrounded by more modern shops and businesses. Very central which was what I wanted. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay...More

    Thank PaphosPipster101
    Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Red Lion HotelResponded 4 days ago

    Dear PaphosPipster101 Thank you for your comments and feedback today and I am delighted to read that Mrs Abell and her team looked after you so well throughout your stay . It is always wonderful for us to read that our guests will revisit us...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$68 - US$128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    Kerrie W
    20 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
    31 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
    27 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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