Located in the town centre of Colchester, the Grade I-listed Brook Red Lion Hotel is 2.4 km from the Merville Barracks and 3.2 km from the University of Essex. The Red Lion is ideal for Colchester Hospital, Colchester Castle, town centre shopping and Colchester Zoo.

All 24 bedrooms, with original Tudor features, have a flat-screen multi-channel TV, complementary tea and coffee and a work desk, alongside a private bathroom.

Dating back to 1485, the Parliament Restaurant has a large choice of dishes, all freshly prepared by a team of chefs. There is a 24-hour front desk, residents bar, free WiFi and discounted car parking.

Colchester town train station is a 2 minute walk away and it offers direct routes to London Liverpool Street.