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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

Colchester Zoo packages available on 01206 210001 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.
Bars, Free WIFI, Gym, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Sauna, Tennis, Twenty Four Hour Service, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
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.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 10:30
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 947 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 205
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Rating

Overnight stay

18/07/2017 Christine071249, Aldershot, United Kingdom

The hotel was clean and the rooms were good, The beds were particularly comfortable. The staff were very welcoming and helpful, and for the price we paid for the room very good value. Breakfast was no... more

Rating

Dirty

11/07/2017 Brian D, Llandeilo, United Kingdom

This place is beyond very grubby the water dispenser in the pool area has green algae in the drip tray 2 days on the trot just not cleaned! staff on there mobile phones not working! Poor poor show, an... more

Rating

Lovingly maintained older property with fantastic service

09/07/2017 Richard W, Frankfurt, Germany

Overall, no major complaints on a one night stay, hotel is ca. 45 years old and in very good condition, clean and well maintained. If you are looking for something new and shiny give this place a pass... more

Rating

Relaxing, Great Customer Service

04/07/2017 Kevin J, Playas de Orihuela

I booked the Best Western Marks Tey for a break for my wife and I to "just get away" for a weekend but not having to travel far. We booked on the Best Western web site a 2 night stay with afternoon ... more

Rating

OK but no thrills

02/07/2017 Aeon_Flux2, London

Positives: - decent breakfast - lovely reception staff - clean - easy to find - the hotel respected my request to locate us in a quiet and accessible room Negatives: - feels like a 2/3 star hotel (... more