The Red Lion Hotel is located in the heart of Colchester, East Anglia. A Grade I listed Building built in 1465. The hotel is one of the oldest inns in East Anglia and has been described as 'a fine example of Tudor England'. The Red Lion Hotel is positioned in the town centre of Britain's oldest recorded town, and because it is located just off the A12, close to Stansted Airport, Cambridge and Harwich. There are numerous shops nearby including well known chain stores and smaller, boutique-style shops.