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Colchester, England CO6 1DU
Great Britain


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Hotel Overview

The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel offers convenience near Colchester, the oldest recorded town in Great Britain! In one of the country's most picturesque areas (immortalized in Constable's paintings), our accommodation consists of 110 excellent bedrooms, 12 meeting and function rooms and the Lifestyle Health and Leisure Club with an indoor pool, spa, sauna, steam room, gym and outdoor tennis courts. The Roman Room restaurant menu offers an extensive choice of modern cuisine and an excellent wine list. The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel is ideally located just four miles from Colchester - Britain’s oldest recorded town.

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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 town’s 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.

The 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 you’ll soon discover the attraction too. Restaurant has limited availability Friday nights, dinner is still available in the bar or room service. Please advise hotel if late for check-in. Family rooms are double room interconnecting with a twin room, supplement applies.

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed
Very Good
Sleep Quality

Latest Reviews


Traveler Reviews

By n3dsd
Sheffield UK on 19-Sep-17

Just really OK. The room was comfortable and clean.. Needs a bit better soundproofing.. We didn't really have time to test the facilities... Tip though.. DON'T rely on a Sat nav to get there as it...

“London stay”
By Sinead W
on 19-Sep-17

Stayed here in August with husband and kids. Lovely hotel in a nice location. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Hotel is clean and food is good. Used it as a base to visit London. Less than 10...

“A relaxing weekend”
By Norman I
Cambridge, United Kingdom on 17-Sep-17

I have read all the negative reports about this hotel and cannot agree with them. My wife and I found everything fine and would certainly return. If I really must search for a...

“Comfortable stay in slightly dated hotel”
By David C
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom on 17-Sep-17

We stayed here for 3 nights. This is quite a large hotel with perhaps 100 rooms. The decor, furniture and fittings are rather dated and some things are showing signs of wear. But the room was...

“Good for a 1 night stay”
By dan o
Nottingham, United Kingdom on 11-Sep-17

Beautiful entrance to the hotel and lobby.. hallways are nice leading to the rooms.. Rooms are ok, bathrooms could be cleaner, toilet seat scrached and staines, tiles loose but comfort of the bed...


Hotel Amenities


  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Breakfast available, fee applies
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Steam room, sauna
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Universal gym
  • Stationary bike
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porterage/bell services
  • Baggage hold
  • Guest laundry
  • Safe deposit box
  • Doctor on-call
  • Shoe shine
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Conference services
  • Coffee shop
  • Tennis courts
  • Air-conditioning
  • Exercise facility, open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Parking for the physically challenged, two spaces available
  • Free parking
  • Rowing machine
  • Locker room
  • Interior corridor
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Outdoor parking, 24-hour, free
  • Electronic key
  • Civil ceremony license
  • Drinking water
  • Babysitting, available
  • Evening reception
  • Local police telephone number, available
  • Newspaper lounge
  • No elevator
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  • Cable or satellite television, news channels, sports channels
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Desk/work area
  • Bathrobe, in executive rooms
  • Room service, 24 hours
  • Air-conditioning
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • In-room safe available in executive rooms
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Wake-up calls
  • Adjoining rooms, available
  • Vanity packs
  • Plugs near mirrors
  • Teletext
  • Shaving socket
  • Crib
  • Mini-bar available
  • Iron, ironing board
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