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3-star Colchester inn with restaurant

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Business center
Laundry facilities

Location

Located in the heart of Colchester, this inn is steps from Colchester Town Hall and Tymperleys Clock Museum. Colchester Castle Museum and Colchester Natural History Museum are also within 5 minutes. Colchester Town Station is 8 minutes by foot and Colchester Station is 19 minutes.

Property Features

A restaurant, a nightclub, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free inn. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include self parking, 24-hour room service, and a business center.

Room Amenities

All 24 individually furnished rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Flat-screen TVs, coffee makers, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for to-go breakfast: GBP 10 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 7.50 per night
  • Pet fee: GBP 15 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Parties and events are allowed on site

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Parties and events are allowed on site. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Security system

Protective clothing is available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Gloves are available to guests

Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Events/parties allowed

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

LGBTQIA friendly

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Parking height restrictions apply

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours

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Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 15.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 15 per pet, per night
  • Food and water bowls are available

We should mention

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Parking height restrictions apply.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Hotel Names

  • Brook Red Lion
  • Brook Red Lion Colchester
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  • Brook Red Lion Hotel Colchester, Essex
  • Colchester Red Lion
  • Red Lion Colchester
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  • Brook Red Lion Hotel Colchester
  • Brook Red Lion Hotel Inn Colchester

Hotel Amenities

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)

Property Features

The inn offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A business center is on site at this 3-star property.

Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Tudor inn also offers a nightclub, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Brook Red Lion Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1465
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Nightclub
  • Breakfast service
  • Food and water bowls
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 24
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Room Amenities

Brook Red Lion Hotel offers 24 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. These individually furnished accommodations include desks. Flat-screen televisions come with pay movies. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Colchester inn provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Television
  • Free newspaper
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Desk
  • Pay movies
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Shower only
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually furnished
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Heating
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Bed sheets available - no
  • Bed sheets not available

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Offsite parking discounted rates available

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

To-go breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 4:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

The Parliament Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby

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