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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

“Bad fitness, pool”
By julianv382
Staffordshire, United Kingdom on 18-Nov-17

This hotel need updating and a big overhaul, the pool, sauna, stream room and changing areas are well below standards and look like a good cleaning would help. Noise from A12 kept me awake most of...

“large afternoon tea booking for 40 people”
By Andrea T
Colchester, United Kingdom on 16-Nov-17

I am still waiting with no response from the general manager after a large booking went badly wrong. After 2 emails and 4 phone calls later i have had an appaling afterservice with issues throughout...

“Good hotel”
By parsley2013
Colchester, United Kingdom on 16-Nov-17

Just used for a one night stay. Room good and clean. Breakfast was included within the price of the room, very good value. Had dinner in the bar good value for money. Free wifi which is also great...

“Best for beds!”
By CambridgeCat
Cambridge, United Kingdom on 12-Nov-17

Room very clean, warm & relaxing if slightly dated fittings. Super comfortable bed, slept well. Could have done with another ceiling light as sometimes difficult to read. Good blackout curtains...

“Clean and nice room!”
By NikEastAnglia
East Anglia on 05-Nov-17

My husband and I stayed here on our wedding night. When we arrived the check in was smooth and our room was nice. All we wanted was somewhere nice to stay for the night after a long but lovely day...


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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