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Conveniently located near Colchester.

Best Western Marks Tey Hotel is ideally located just four miles from Colchester - Britains oldest recorded town.

When you stay at this lovely hotel near Colchester, you'll be a brushstroke away from the painterly landscapes of Constable Country, while Colchester Zoo, the towns impressive Norman castle and wider Suffolk are all within easy reach too.

This superb Colchester accommodation offers 110 comfortable bedrooms - not to mention its own swimming pool, gym and spa. Our 'Aimez-Vouz' hair and beauty salon was also given a 5-star review by the Good Salon Guide - so if you want to look fabulous, the only way is Essex.

Best Western Marks Tey Hotel is also a fantastic conference venue in Essex. With Marks Tey railway station on the hotel's doorstep, you can travel to and from central London inside an hour via direct rail link. We also have no less than 10 suites available where you can hold business meetings, large or small.

This well-situated hotel near Colchester can also be the perfect spot for a wedding celebration. As this Essex hotel is not too far from the South Coast, it makes a great base for a day out too.

It's not hard to see why people have been deciding that Colchester is an ideal place to stay, even as far back as the Romans. Visit the Best Western Marks Tey Hotel and youll soon discover the attraction too.

Having undergone refurbishments in recent months we can't wait to greet our guests old and new to the Marks Tey Hotel.

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Location

London Road
Marks Tey

Colchester
Essex
CO6 1DU
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6263*

Summary

Having undergone refurbishments in recent months we can't wait to greet our guests old and new to the Marks Tey Hotel. Check is from 2pm - Midnight, if checking in later then this please call and advise before hand as room will then be cancelled as a no show. Family rooms are double room interconnecting with a twin room and they carry a supplement
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
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00

Facilities

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 from our delicious a la carte menu or tuck into an informal meal from our comfort food or specials menu. We take pride in preparing fresh food made from locally-sourced ingredients and our friendly staff believe in service with a smile. Youll find that our Brasserie restaurant is a place youll love to dine in - morning, noon or night.

***Please note*** our restaurant has limited availability on various Friday nights due to events. On these nights dinner will still be available from the bar or room service menu. For more details please contact reception.

***Breakfast in the weekend is available from 7.00 am until 10.30 am***

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:30 - 15:30
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary
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Cocktail Bar

Our lounge area is a comfortable place to relax and unwind - whether it's with afternoon tea or a well-earned drink after a busy day. We serve a wide range of beers and lagers on draft and a selection of fine wines. Enjoy sporting events on the big screen, as well as bar snacks from our extensive menu of freshly prepared sandwiches and meals. With complimentary Wi-Fi access too, you can settle in and feel right at home.

Opening hours

10:00-24:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Playgolf

The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel has friendly and welcoming golf facilities within easy reach.

Whether you're a keen amateur or a pro golfer, you find much to enjoy at this relatively new course with its extensive leisure facilities for all the family.
Three miles from the hotel, this 6000-yard parkland course has 18 holes and a par of 70.

Course information

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

Location

3.00 miles away in Colchester

Facilities

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

Prices

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

Spa & Leisure

The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel near Colchester 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 and steam room where you can lose the cares of the day.

Spa Facilities

Say goodbye to the stresses and strains of life and say hello to Aimez Vous. Rated 5 stars by the Good Salon Guide, you can rest assured that youre in good hands when you trust your stresses to our experts - especially if youre attending a wedding celebration at the hotel. Unwind with a massage or enjoy a relaxing beauty treatment. 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.

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

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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

Work up an appetite in our well-equipped on-site gym. We have all the equipment you need for a good workout, as well as qualified assistants to offer advice, should you need it. Or you may prefer a dip in our 15-metre swimming pool, before settling back in one of luxurious poolside loungers. Still have energy to burn? How about an exhilarating game of tennis on our floodlit courts? It's all here at the Best Western Marks Tey Hotel.

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Treatments

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:

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Weddings

With an extensive selection of suites where you can hold a celebration, the Best Western Marks Tey Hotel makes for a wonderful wedding venue near Colchester.

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Wedding service and reception venue

The 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 10 function rooms of various sizes, the hotel is the ideal venue for a small and intimate ceremony or a larger traditional wedding. Talk to our expert team about what you have in mind and well recommend the perfect choice of room for you.

Catering

We have created a range of menus to suit every taste, so just pop the question and we'll see what we can do. We offer a range of wedding packages to suit every budget. Plus well take care of any special requirements you might have, like vegetarian or childrens menus. Our wedding planner will be on hand to guide you through the arrangements and personally look after all the tiny details that can make such a big difference.

Honeymoon Suite

Why not spend your wedding night in the lap of luxury at the Best Western Marks Tey Hotel? Our bridal suite is furnished to a high standard, has a top-of-the-range TV in the lounge and all the extra facilities you might need such as hairdryer, trouser press, bathrobes, bottled water, fridge and much more. Your guests can also stay overnight at special rates and give you a great send off for your honeymoon holiday the following day.

Registrar

Registry office:
Colchester District Registry Office

01206 572926




Additional Info

For any enquiries please call Sharon Burke on 01206 210001

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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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)

Address
London Road
Marks Tey
Colchester
Essex
CO6 1DU
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • 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)

Shopping

  • 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

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Conveniently located adjacent to the A12 and with excellent transportation links to East Anglia, London and the M25, the Best Western Marks Tey Hotel is the perfect conference venue in Colchester.


Venue

The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel offers remarkable choice with as many as 10 suites to choose from. The largest is our Balkan suite which can accommodate up to 200 delegates. The mid-sized option is the Claudius suite and for more intimate or one-to-one meetings, we have a range of flexible smaller rooms. All rooms have the advantage of free parking for delegates and there is free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the hotel.

Packages

We have a range of packages to suit your budget and your event will be assigned a conference co-ordinator who will ensure it all runs smoothly. Our packages include all the essentials youll need, like flipcharts and projectors. You'll also be served with limitless refreshments throughout the day. If delegates wish to stay overnight, we offer special rates which include all meals and full use of the extensive hotel leisure facilities.

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
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

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1058 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 235
Rating: 4 336
Rating: 3 258
Rating: 2 129
Rating: 1 100
Rating

Saturday 19/5/18

21/05/2018 Michelle H,

Marks Tey is found at side of A12 towards Colchester. Best Western is easily located through sat nav. We booked on Friday evening 18/5/18 spontaneous visit to Colchester .... we arrived approx 2pm Sa... more

Rating

Breakfast is of poor quality

18/05/2018 irsw, Dartford, United Kingdom

All the meats at breakfast were all well under cooked....ie raw relating to the bacon sauages!!!......they did not do anything about it all either when I made my complaint, I suggest you call me to di... more

Rating

Good hotel

16/05/2018 beattiec1, Leicester, United Kingdom

Forget the negitive reviews and try this hotel you won't be dissapointed. The staff are very helpfull and friendly. The hotel is clean and the rooms very comfortable, the food in the bar was very good... more

Owner Response
Marks Tey H, Reservations at Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, responded to this review
Dear beattiec1, Thank you very much for your lovely review regarding the Marks Tey Hotel. It is so great to hear that you enjoyed the service provided by our staff members. We are very proud of our quality of food and im very happy to read that you enjoyed this, I will ensure I pass your lovely comments onto our dedicated chefs. With much appreciation, The Marks Tey Hotel Team
Rating

Tired and in need of renovation.

11/05/2018 Barry C, France

I stayed here for two nights in early May. The hotel is tired and in need of renovation. The doors had been removed from the built in wardrobe in the bedroom so clothing and luggage were always on vie... more

Owner Response
Marks Tey H, General Manager at Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Barry C, Thank you very much for your candid review of your recent stay at the Best Western Marks Tey. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. I greatly appreciate your comments about aspects of the room that need updating. It is a pleasure to announce that we will be implementing many of these upgrades to the property within the next few months. Our rooms will be getting new mattresses, bed skirts, window treatments, carpeting, in-room accessories, and much more! In taking great care of our charming hotel, our main priority is to be able to offer a very well-maintained and comfortable atmosphere. I hope that I can convince you to change your mind about another visit to our property. Please reach out to me directly at gm@marksteyhotel.co.uk if you would be willing to give us a chance to turn your experience around. It would be such a pleasure to personally welcome you back to our new and improved hotel! With much appreciation,
Rating

Great one night stay

10/05/2018 sareva7,

Breakfast included and leisure access! Really lovely hotel and a nice room too. Great secure parking and the staff seemed friendly. Really busy when we went as there was a wedding on but you couldn't ... more

Owner Response
Marks Tey H, Reservations at Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, responded to this review
Dear sareva7, Thank you for completing a review about your stay with us. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon. Yours sincerely, The Marks Tey Hotel Team