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About this property

The Red Lion Hotel is a stunning 15th century Grade I listed Tudor coaching Inn in Colchester, the UK’s oldest medieval town. This charming dog-friendly traditional hotel is perfect for a pet getaway as it is close to Colchester Castle with its dog-friendly grounds as well as a huge array of walking routes for you and your best furry friend to enjoy. With beamed ceilings and roaring log fires in the main rooms, charming bedrooms with original Tudor features, there is also the renowned Parliament restaurant and cosy dog-friendly bar, where your dog can dine with you.  

Dine with Your Dog

You can dine with your dog in the lounge and bar areas of the hotel with the same choice of dishes as in the main Parliament restaurant. Both restaurant and bar area in the original Tudor style and are both super cosy with beamed ceilings. There is a large choice of dishes, all freshly prepared by their team of creative internationally trained chefs. 24-hour room service is also available.

Bow wow factor

Country parks and dog-friendly trails on the doorstep and a lovely dog-friendly atmosphere plus roaring fires for your dog to curl up next to after an active day of walks!

Need to know

Car Parking
Car Parking
Cot Available
Cot Available
Dine With Pet
Dine With Pet
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Family Rooms
Family Rooms
Garden Or Patio
Garden Or Patio
Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Facilities
Pet Amenities Onsite
Pet Amenities Onsite
Pub Within 1 Mile
Pub Within 1 Mile
Restaurant
Restaurant
Rural
Rural
WiFi
WiFi

Bedrooms & Suites

All the bedrooms are dog-friendly and have original Tudor features, with a flat-screen multi-channel TV, complimentary tea and coffee, and a work desk, alongside a private bathroom.

Double Room

The double rooms feature free WiFi, an en suite with a shower over the bath, a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities.
Accommodates

2 adults   2 pets  

Twin Room

The twin rooms feature the Red Lion’s classic, contemporary design of calming neutral tones and bold accents. You’ll also find luxurious little touches including cosy duvets, crisp bed linen, dreamy pillows and fluffy towels.
Accommodates

2 adults   2 pets  

Dog-Friendly Nearby

The hotel can provide maps for the myriad of dog-friendly walking routes that are nearby and the hotel is also close to High Wood Country park which is very dog-friendly with parkland and lakes, Cymbeline Meadow with its glorious walking routes and paths as well as Colchester Castle with its dog-friendly grounds.

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