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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was booked 1 nights stay through work. Filled in the tablet at reception for my vehicle registration. 1 month later I have received a parking fine for £100. The times given for the fine I was at work. Now I have to gather evidence too support this. I have better things to be doing with my spare time. Also... More 

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Marks Tey H, Manager at BEST WESTERN Marks Tey Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon Please accept my apologies that you inadvertently received a parking charge notice whilst using the hotel and its facilities. It is not our intention to penalise any genuine user of the hotel so to that end if you would care to contact us and give us your details we will be happy to assist you with your charge.... More 

Brightlingsea, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hidden gem, the afternoon tea was outstanding and certainly under priced. We had tea for 7, 5 adults & 2 children and there was plenty of food, which included sandwiches and cakes with a lovely scone, we had a choice of 6 loose leaf teas, delicious and choices of other tea bagged tea. It was not rushed... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been going to the Marks Tey hotel for years to the events evenings and parties. Great Nights and we would book a room. We often pop in for a Bar meal with our Sons and grandchildren. Now they have decide that booking you car in at reception for just an evening meal is a great... More 

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Northop Hall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancee and I came to Colchester for a two night stay, to visit her nephew who is in the army. First impressions are indeed of the Crossroads Motel! It looks and feels dated, I would rate it a 3 star personally, we didn't use the pool and gym so can't comment on that. On arrival we went for a... More 

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from an overnight stay here. Have to echo most of the recent reviews, staff helpful and friendly, clean hotel with visible cleaners, comfy beds, nice swimming pool, steam room and sauna but the room we stayed in could do with updating - just a bit dated. From the looks of it some rooms have been done so... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night early November. First thoughts were the hotel looks like crossroads motel from the outside! Paid extra for an executive double. You get water and one towelling robe for the extra money!? Room very dated and depressing, although the bed was very comfy and the shower very powerful. Breakfast perfectly adequate. Did not use the pool. I hope... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a couple of nights in October and although the Leisure facilities were fantastic the actual bedroom could do with a revamp (threadbare carpets, screw holes in the walls and soggy mattress). On the plus side the breakfast was fantastic in both choice and quality so top marks to the kitchen staff

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Marks Tey H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Marks Tey Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest Many thanks for your review and comments. We appreciate your feedback and will certainly take your points on board and action where possible. We will shortly begin a bedroom refurbishment which will incorporate the carpets and decor mentioned in your review. On the plus side I am pleased you enjoyed the breakfast and leisure facilities. Kind regards Paul... More 

chelmsford, essex
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you to Alison and Connor for their courtesy and helpfulness. Great sleep on comfortable bed would stay there again. Stayed there for wedding reception. Food good and buffet excellent shame left over food was binned and not given to staff

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Marks Tey H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Marks Tey Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. I will be sure to pass your comments on to the team members who assisted in making your stay more welcoming. We hope to welcome you back sometime in the not too distant future. As always to get the best rates available please contact us directly.... More 

harrogate
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped on business and was upgraded. Room was spotlessly clean even though it needs updating. Comfy bed powerful shower. Ate in the bar and the food was good quality and the service was good. The hotel is now showing wear and tear and is need of money spent on it and in need of modernisation. I would happily return on... More 

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Marks Tey H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Marks Tey Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind comments and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate that certain aspects of the hotel require attention and we are currently embarking on a refurbishment program within the hotel. It would be my pleasure to welcome you back in the near future. As always please contact us directly to gain... More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel for over 3 months every week from July to October 2016. I stayed in both standard and executive rooms and tried out much of what this hotel has to offer at a competitive rate. First the good points. Above all else the fabulous staff. From the super efficient breakfast front-of house supremo Clair, to the... More 

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Marks Tey H, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Marks Tey Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind comments and detail regarding your stay. We are indeed embarking on a refurbishment program of the guest areas and some works around the plant are already scheduled as security towards their continued operation. I hope we can welcome you back in the not too distant future and as always please contact us for your accommodation... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A delightful hotel and leisure club situated on the outskirts of Britain's oldest recorded town. The BEST WESTERN Marks Tey provides 110 comfortable bedrooms, a range of meeting and events rooms able to accommodate up to 200 people, The Brasserie Restaurant, Lounge & Bar, and extensive leisure club facilities including indoor pool, hair & beauty salon, tennis courts, steam room, sauna and air conditioned gym. Free wifi and parking are available for guests. Within easy reach of Colchester Zoo, Witham, Tiptree, Coggeshall and the Eastways, and Braintree Business Parks, the BEST WESTERN Marks Tey is the ideal choice for business and leisure travellers looking for a hotel in Colchester near to the A12 and Marks Tey railway station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Marks Tey Hotel

Address: London Road, Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1DU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester > Marks Tey
Price Range: $74 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Marks Tey Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 110
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“We didn't stay in the hotel, just used the tea room.”
 of 5 bubbles 129MarleneC, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“keep away from south facing rooms in the summer.”
 of 5 bubbles alastairrr, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“stay on the bottom floor nearish to reception & was quite &[plesent enough”
 of 5 bubbles sharon3121, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Overlooking the carpark at front was quiet.”
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“Eny rooms from the right of entrance to the hotel”
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