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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
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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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 660 traveller reviews
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We were looked after so well

06/10/2015 beejay236, Bunbury, Australia

We had a great 7 day stay at this hotel. Stacey at the front desk was so friendly and helpful. Our room was very clean and comfortable and the pool was a delight to use. We had dinner and room service... more


Should be knocked down...

05/10/2015 Eatsoutplenty,

Absolutely terrible stay, room is tired and dilapidated, it also had a distinct smell of damp or pee...the bathroom was also falling to pieces and the fan did not work. There was a wedding and a 50t... more


'The Mad Chefs Tea Party'

26/09/2015 PECK843, East Bergholt, United Kingdom

My wife and I wanted to treat her brother and his wife to 'afternoon tea', and found The Best Western Hotel at Marks Tey offered a menu that attracted our tummies! We booked a table for 4 around 1.30p... more


Fab fitness facilities

21/09/2015 S N, Essex, United Kingdom

The fitness facilities are great, lovely pool, sauna and steam room and well equipped gym. However it is the gym staff that make it, all so friendly and professional, especially Tom. Nothing is too ... more



16/09/2015 freddiefrosty, Newmarket, United Kingdom

We were so pleased with all aspects of our stay last Christmas when we stayed at Marks Tey that we have just booked again for 2 nights this year. Thank you Kirsty for your excellent customer service.... more