Located in the picturesque village of Layham on the edge of Dedham Vale, The Marquis is a refurbished 16th century building boasting views across the Brett river and offers easy access to the A12.

The spacious rooms with attached bathroom and suites all include a work desk and chairs, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, bathrobes, hairdryer, a Nespresso coffee machine with free tea/coffee, complimentary toiletries, free WiFi throughout and free on-site parking.

The Marquis Hotel's restaurant consists of a cozy bar, fireplaces, seating areas and 2 patios where guests can enjoy views of the surrounding area. The restaurant offers international cuisine and a wide variety of wines from the cellar.

Ipswich is 9.9 mi from The Marquis, while historic Colchester with its Norman castle is 12 mi away. The area is popular for walking and golfing, with Hintlesham Golf Club only 5.5 mi away. The nearest airport is London Stansted Airport, 32 mi from The Marquis.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

The Marquis has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 7, 2017

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose The Marquis

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi is there air conditioning in the rooms
    Good morning, We offer freestanding air conditioning units. Kind regards The Marquis team
    Answered on September 16, 2021
  • Hello, we travel with a 1 year old baby, will it be possible to provide cot (or possible for us to put our own cot up?)
    Hi, we do have cots that we can place in the room for you if required, just let us know when you book and we will arrange it for you.
    Answered on March 17, 2021
  • If i wanted a room with a large bathtub which room would i need to book?
    Thank you for your message! We have 2 rooms with free standing bathtubs: Room 3 (which is called Suite with Garden View) or Room 8 (which is called ...
    Answered on February 19, 2020
  • what is the policy regarding pets?
    Thank you for your enquiry! We don't allow pets in our hotel rooms, only our bar area and patio areas.
    Answered on December 17, 2021
  • Do you offer room service for dinner & breakfast?
    We offer room service for dinner, lunch, breakfast and drinks.
    Answered on May 5, 2021
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: International

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of The Marquis
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Romanian

House rules The Marquis takes special requests – add in the next step!


4:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
3+ years
Extra bed by request
£50 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express The Marquis accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

All guests are required to provide photo identification and the card used for making the booking upon check-in.

Check-in time is from 15:00 until 20:00 on the day of arrival. If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform The Marquis in advance.

Check-out time is up until 11:00. If you depart after this time late check-out fees would apply starting from GBP 35.

An extra bed is available and is an electric blowup mattress.

" Please note that construction work is taking place on site (from 24th of January 2022 to 31st of December 2023) and some rooms may be affected by noise."

Guests will be required to provide a £25 pre authorization upon Check In. This will require a Credit/Debit Card.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Marquis

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Marquis by:

    • Car 1h

  • The prices at The Marquis may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at The Marquis is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Marquis offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Walking tours

  • The Marquis is 8.1 miles from the center of Ipswich.

  • Room options at The Marquis include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • The Marquis has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant