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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 3 days ago via mobile

    My advice is not to bother dealing with this hotel in any way. We thought they were okay and agreed to have wedding reception there and paid the deposit. However we were very badly let down with staff changes, staff capability and rudeness. They then...More

    Thank Ann F
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Sandwiches were dry and had mediocre fillings. No hot water offered for teapot. Plenty of cakes but also rather stale. Warm scones with clotted cream were lovely. Very nice setting in a cosy room with fireplace but unfortunately I wouldn't recommend the afternoon tea.

    Thank Matthew W
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Saw an advertisement for a wedding deal at a cost of £1,000 with everything included,my son was interested in this so we decided to get more information, we met the hotel manager Sylvia, she told us that she would put a “ package “ together...More

    1  Thank smoothiund
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    booked afternoon tea with presecco for myself and 3 friends at 1pm, we left at 5pm. It was so relaxed and in a wonderful setting with all the local history, the building was fasinating. Although we tried we were unable to finish the wonderful selection...More

    Thank Mel B
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    I was in 2 minds about staying in the Red Lion after reading some of the awful reviews, but I'm glad I wasn't put off by them. So what, if there's duct tape on the stair carpet, I would much rather that money was spent...More

    Thank ChrisM88822
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    • US$65 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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