Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

London Road, Marks Tey, Colchester, Essex, CO6 1DU, England
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Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

Conveniently located near Colchester.

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 show more

Hotel requires credit/debit card pre-authorisation on check-in. Please contact hotel for further details.
Hotel staff wear PPE and face masks. Guests are asked to wear face masks on arrival and in public areas. NHS check in signage at hotel entrance.
Due to COVID-19 we give guests the choice how frequently they would like their room to be serviced. This information will be provided on the Welcome letter and would require 24 hours notice.
Breakfast is a staff served Full English or Continental buffet station. Pre-booking is essential for evening meals, this can be booked via the front desk or opentable. A 24/7 menu is available via the app for room service.
Disposable cups and cutlery is still used for bedrooms and room service to manage COVID related risk.
24 Hour Room Service, Bars, Electric Car Charge, Free WIFI, Gym, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Tennis, No Lift
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets accepted
£30 supplement per night applies
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out15:00 | 11:00

COVID Safety

We have taken extra steps to ensure your health and safety during your stay at our hotel. Click here for further details

London Road, Marks Tey, Colchester, Essex, CO6 1DU, England
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Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From breakfasts that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered.

Chef Paul Willis

  • Brasserie Restaurant
  • Cocktail Bar

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. At the weekend breakfast is available from 8.00 am until 10.00 am.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:00
Lunch: 12:30 - 15:30
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

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
Weekend times may vary


Need some extra inspiration or just fancy a little bit more from your stay? We've got you covered with our exclusive packages! Take a closer look at our tailor-made packages, created to make your stay even better so you can sit back and relax, knowing you're in for a real treat.

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Marks Tey Colchester Zoo BB Package 1 Night
1 Night
1 Night Bed & Breakfast stay for 2 adults in our Standard Double rooms including access to Colchester Zoo.
Check availability


Licensed for civil ceremonies and with a selection of suites where you can hold a celebration, the Marks Tey Hotel makes for a wonderful wedding venue near Colchester.

For any enquiries please call The Events Team on 01206 210001


Registry office:
Colchester District Registry Office
0345 603 7632

Golf Off Site

The 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.


3.00 miles away in Colchester

Course information

  • Driving range
  • Practice ground golf facilities
  • Putting green golf facilites
  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type



Off Site






6000 Yards


No handicap required


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

Spa & Leisure facilities

Hands up who needs a pamper? We’ll provide the top-notch facilities and relaxing atmosphere, and you just turn up and enjoy. Deal?

Spa Facilities

Opening Times

Monday - Friday: 06:30 - 19:00
Saturday: 07:00 - 19:00
Sunday: 08:00 - 17:30

Make the most of our leisure facilities and enjoy some down time

Leisure times are Monday - Friday 06:30 - 19:00, Saturday 07:00 - 19:00 and Sunday 08:00 - 17:30. Towels will be provided to guests. Adult Times Only are available Monday - Friday 09:00 - 11:00 and 13:30 - 15:30.

Meetings & Events

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 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. For further information please contact the hotel on 01206 210001. 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 you'll 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. For further information please contact the hotel on 01206 210001.

Available Room Set Ups

The below information shows the capcity of each meeting room based on the room setup type.

Room Name 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

Reviews of Marks Tey Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

Traveller Overview:
3.5 Rating: 1303 reviews
Excellent 22%
Very Good 30%
Average 23%
Poor 11%
Terrible 11%

OnAir53327, wrote review 30/06/2022

Very rude staff and rooms not ready

2 rooms were booked 5 months ago for a wedding at Houchins as it is close to the venue. I booked an early check-in which is £30 per room. Arriving for the early check in time to be rudely told we ha... more


CECTaylor, wrote review 28/06/2022

Comfortable and clean

We stayed for 3 nights, hand gel at entrance and a no contact check in. Anti bacterial wipe in the room, an added extra. Comfortable bed and a much needed fan, the hottest time of the year. We were... more


Dave W, wrote review 24/06/2022

Pleasant stay

Recently spent a 2 night stay here and found the hotel to be enjoyable. Large room with comfortable bed and nice bathroom. The full cooked was also very enjoyable. Also the location is absolutely idea... more


R2552YHianb, wrote review 23/06/2022

Real life Fawlty Towers.. A few friendly members of staff are holding this ‘Train Wreck’ of a hotel together!

This hotel is tired and not the cleanest. There’s a handful of staff that stand out but overall, the staff are miserable and not very knowledgable. The eating area, menu and food quality is shocking! ... more


Jonathan D, wrote review 19/06/2022


Disappointed isn’t sufficient. Without overstating things, the rooms were dirty (bathroom especially) and the communal areas need improving. The hotel had failed to provide the type of room we booke... more


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