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BEST WESTERN Marks Tey Hotel.

Conveniently located near Colchester.

BEST WESTERN Marks Tey Hotel is ideally located just 4 miles from Colchester, Britains oldest recorded town!

When you stay here, you'll be a brushstroke away from Constable Country, while Colchester Zoo, the Norman Castle and wider Suffolk are all within easy reach too.With excellent bedrooms, a huge choice of meeting and function rooms as well as a fantastic Lifestyle Health & Leisure Club, we have everything you might need here at the BEST WESTERN Marks Tey Hotel.

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London Road
Marks Tey


2015 dinner inclusive rates offer a £20 à la carte allowance We are offering 1000 bonus rewards points (per stay) on all rewards eligible bookings in November 2015
Bars, Free WIFI, Gym, Indoor Pool, Restaurants, Sauna, Tennis, Twenty Four Hour Service, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Chef Julian Shuter

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Brasserie Restaurant

Our brasserie - style food is served with a modern twist. Enjoy a leisurely 3-course meal or tuck in to an informal meal from our Comfort Food or Specials menu!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 10:30
Lunch: 12:30 - 15:30
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

Cocktail Bar

Our bar offers an extensive menu ranging from freshly prepared sandwiches and bar meals or delicious a la carte. The lounge area is a comfortable place to relax and unwind with a range of beverages.Sky sports is projected onto a screen or showing the news coverage.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary



Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 6000 Yards
No handicap required


3.00 miles away in Colchester


Driving range
Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes Yes
Trolley hire Yes
Club hire Yes
Buggy hire Yes
Tuition Yes
Driving Range Yes

Five Lakes Golf & Country Club

Course information

Course Type:
Location: Off Site
Holes: 0
Distance: 0 Yards
No handicap required


7.00 miles away in Colchester


Practice ground golf facilities
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes Yes
Trolley hire Yes
Club hire Yes
Buggy hire Yes

Spa & Leisure

The BEST WESTERN Marks Tey Hotel is a haven of calm, and the perfect place to unwind with a treatment or two. Whatever you decide to indulge in, you'll have the added luxury of a sauna & steam room.

Spa Facilities

Say goodbye to the stresses and strains of life and say hello to Aimez Vous . Unwind with a massage. Or if you are attending a wedding in the hotel then take advantage of the in house hairdresser

No. of treatment rooms: 1
Minimum guests (per booking): 1
Maximum guests (per booking): 2


Opening times

Monday: 09:00- 18:00
Wednesday: 09:00- 21:00
Thursday: 12:00- 21:00
Friday: 09:00- 18:00
Saturday: - 17:30
Sunday: 10:00- 16:00

Leisure Facilities

  • Steam room and Sauna

  • Flood lit tennis courts

  • Leisure pool (15m)

  • Air-conditioned gym

  • Luxurious poolside loungers

Gym and Swimming Pool Leisure Facilities

Our gym is ideal for toning up and winding down, while the 15 metre pool is hard to resist.



We offer a range of treatments to make your me time more memorable. From head to toe, we'll take care of you in style:

Type Treatment Time (mins) price (from)


To make sure your day is just as you always imagined, we'll appoint a Wedding Planner to be your direct point of contact throughout the planning and preparation. They'll be on hand to guide you through the arrangements and personally look after all the tiny details that can make such a big difference!


Wedding service and reception venue

Best Western Marks Tey Hotel is the perfect setting for wedding reception for up to 180 seated guests. With extensive grounds for stunning photographs and a great choice of function rooms, the hotel is the ideal setting for a small and intimate ceremony or a larger traditional wedding.


We have created a range of menus to suit every taste, so just pop the question and we'll see what we can do!

Honeymoon Suite

Our bridal suite is furnished to a high standard, has a top of the range flat screen TV in the lounge and with the standard amenities and faciltities such as hairdryer, trouser press, bathrobes, bottled water, fridge, air conditioning, in room safe, extra pillows and duvet.


Registry office:
Colchester District Registry Office
Stanwell House, Stanwell Street,Colchester,CO2 7DL
01206 572926

Additional Info

For any enquiries please call Sharon Burke on 01206 210001

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type CO6 1DU

Send to Tom Tom

Nearest motorway: A12, JA120, 35.00 miles
Nearest train station: Marks Tey, 0.50 miles
Nearest airport: London Stansted, 26.00 miles
Free parking on site (200 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

London Road
Marks Tey

What's nearby?


  • Colchester FC (4 miles)

  • Essex County Cricket (25 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Colchester Zoo (3 miles)

  • Wilkins Tiptree Jam Factory (8 miles)

  • RHS Hyde Hall (29 miles)

  • Constable Country Villages (7 miles)

  • Colchester Castle (5 miles)


  • Lakeside, Thurrock (38 miles)

  • Bluewater (57 miles)

  • Braintree Freeport designer outlet (15 miles)

  • Colchester Red Lion Walk (5 miles)

  • Westfield (0 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


The hotel has a range of meeting rooms suitable for small intimate meetings, one on one interviews or larger conferences for up to 200 delegates. Great Value delegate packages and FREE wifi included in the price. That's what we call taking care of business!

Available room set ups

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Claudius 70 40 30 30 70
Constable 0 20 18 20 0
Gainsborough 0 18 16 18 0
Dedham 0 0 10 11 0
Chelmer 0 0 10 12 0
Balkan 200 100 50 60 180
Colne 20 12 10 0 0
Orwell 20 12 10 0 0
Deben 8 6 0 0 0
Stour 8 6 0 0 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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22/11/2015 Zita C, peterborough, United Kingdom

recently stayed, got an upgrade on room.... very nice and clean and bed very comfortabe......areas always seemed to have people cleaning or hoovering.... courtesy newspaper was available.... plenty of... more


Overnight Stay

16/11/2015 Jeffroyals, London, United Kingdom

I stayed for one night due to a meeting in Colchester. The room was clean and tidy. The bath was large and deep and there was plenty of hot water. The bed was firm and very comfortable. We did not eat... more


Served a purpose

16/11/2015 LondonDjh42, London

I am reviewing this hotel based on the reasonable price that I paid for 2 nights rather than the 4 star rating that the hotel has. For what we paid it was OK, the bedrooms were of a reasonable size an... more


Lovely Stay

16/11/2015 Callum1988, Chelmsford, United Kingdom

******************** Before I say anything else being a Travel Agent myself I would like to say that I am giving a fair and reasonable review as i work within the industry and not leaving a 'spite' re... more



16/11/2015 Emily2309,

We had a very nice stay at this hotel. The facilities were great, the swimming pool/steam room and sauna were enjoyed. The rooms were nice and the beds were comfy. We only had one problem, and that wa... more