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BEST WESTERN Marks Tey Hotel

4.0 of 5 London Rd, Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1DU, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

Nice hotel in a good location for nearby Colchester and Ipswich , plenty to do in the area whatever your tastes and not far from the lovely beaches of Frinton and Walton-on the Naze,Bar food is nice good value for a hotel ,staff helpful and friendly.

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Quite expensive considering what it has to offer. Rooms pleasant enough but nothing special. Evening meals were not brilliant and uninspiring. The self-service breakfast was, however, excellent. The hotel interior is quite tired and could do with a major makeover. Certainly not 4 star, more like an average 3 in my opinion.

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

Dear Chris, Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed our full buffet breakfast! We are constantly upgrading all areas and are set to do alot more in the year ahead! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes, Darren. More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
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141 reviews 141 reviews
110 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Staeyed for one night in Feb. Good parking. Quick check in. Exec room nice and clean and bed very comfy. Decent sized bath and good towels. Room service was good and reasonable prices. Had a peaceful good nights sleep. Breakfast was good except I thought the sausages tasted cheap quality. The only compaint I had is that the wi-fi was... More 

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

Dear SteBrizz, Great to have you staying with us again and thank you for your delightful review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Please don't forget to sign up to Best Western Rewards! Best wishes, Darren. More 

Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this hotel to be very nicely presented inside in constrast to the the dated 1960s-style flat roofed exterior. Staff were attentive and welcoming. But what on earth have Best Western done with their branding? The typeface chosen for literature is appalling, a font which looked like it was designed by a 6 year old. Dreadful! The only other... More 

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

Dear James, Thank you for your kind review and your observations regarding our lack of publicity about how close we are to the Marks Tey rail station. You are absolutely correct and I have set the team the task of improving this on our relevant websites. Thank you for pointing this out and we hope that you will be returning... More 

Windsor UK
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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights B&B on 'Sunday Saver' and happy with choice, although would probably rate this hotel as 'not quite a 4' - as décor/maintenance/presentation is a touch tired Likes * Comfy bed, quiet room once heating sorted * Convenient for zoo, about 10 mins drive into Colchester * Friendly, pleasant staff - although some are clearly trainees * Indoor... More 

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

Dear Elaine, Thank you for your review. I am pleased that we managed to assist you with the radiator problem and obviously pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Our proximity to the Colchester Zoo is a great benefit and we do have many families stay with us to enjoy this great attraction. We look forward to your return. Best wishes,... More 

Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at this hotel as we were attending a family funeral in the area. I initially rang Best Western reservation line to enquire it they had a lift as my Mother cannot use stairs. I was told that this particular hotel did not have a lift but the reservations officer rang the hotel and arranged for us to... More 

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

Dear Carol. Thank you for your delightful review. I am sorry about the sad circumstances that led to you needing to stay with us but I am pleased that we did could look after you well. You are very kind in all that you have said and our team will certainly appreciate the praise regarding their friendliness and professionalism. Wishing... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for friends Surprise 60th birthday which happened to be a Friday Christmas party evening during December.Very busy with various work parties but never the less everything was perfect.Staff did an excellent job/food was all delicious and served piping hot/ disco played a great selection of music keeping us dancing all night/ and drinks not too expensive tarrif. We... More 

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

Dear Hols, Thank you for your great review and I am delighted that you appear to have enjoyed every aspect of your stay. Thank you for your loyalty to the hotel and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Yours sincerely, Darren. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice stay. Stayed here as it was close to the zoo (Colchester) only about 10/15 minute drive. Bar seemed to be very inviting.. a shame that there were no drinks available to order for room service. Bed was comfy, hotel was clean, nice decor. Easy to book, decent price. No dramas :)

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

Dear Mundo, Thank you for your kind review and I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will certainly look into the room service drink problem and apologise for this not being available to you. Colchester Zoo is certainly well worth a visit and is, as you say, so close! Come back in the summer! Yours sincerely,... More 

Camberley, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed i this hotel for business purposes and found it to be a tired and rather old fashioned hotel. The downstairs public areas smell of mildew. The room, which was an executive room, was shabby, a light fitting was broken (a member of the maintenane team came to fix it while I was in the room and gave himself an... More 

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

Dear Chris, Thank you for your review. Our new menus have received excellent reviews and I am sorry that your particular dish was not to your satisfaction. I will review this with our Head Chef and look to make improvements where we can. Thank you for letting me know. Yours sincerely, Darren. More 

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Address: London Rd, Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1DU, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester > Marks Tey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Marks Tey Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 110
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