Marquis Motorhomes

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  1. golly

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    This has been sat in the directory for almost a year without rating or comment. Does anyone have anything good or bad to say about Marquis Motorhomes?
     
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    We bought a second hand Globecar from Marquis Preston last year and had no problems, they did exactly what they said they would on time and were very helpful.

    No problems with the vehicle so cannot say about warranty or servicing though.

    I think that some Marquis depots have had bad reviews but as it is a large organisation standards may vary from branch to branch.
     
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  4. TheBig1

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    having purchased a brand new van from them that was so badly put together that the roof rattled in the wind and the interior fit and finish was amateurish at best, marquis was even less than useless. they refused to do warranty work and what they did under sufferance took months. after taking legal advice I opted to take a huge financial loss and sold the van into the trade.
     
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    Had excellent service from Marquis but it did need a bit of firm leverage initially to get them to take us seriously.Jointly and severally liability managed by the bank works amazing wonders!
    Wonder if their new French owners will change them positively!
     
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    Sales excellent but you would expect that. Service average to weak. Phone calls not returned. Forgot we were waiting for the van in their waiting room. Called home number to say it was ready! Poor cosmetic repair that we could have done better.
     
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    Preston Marquis poor.
     
  8. Howard H

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    Second that !
     
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    Golden Cross East Sussex branch Very good sales dept but the service dept lets it down badly.
     
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    Bought from Marquis at Chieveley. Have absolutely no complaints about either sales or service, just a very happy customer.
     
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    First motorhome was one of their "Majestic" brand although not bought from them.

    The 9 months or so I owned that van has ensured I'll never consider a British built one again.
     
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    I used to work for them and as with all companies, it's the staff and their interpretation of company rules which can make or break a company. As with all companies trying to make money in a very cut throat business they sometimes get it very wrong but sometimes they excel at customer service.
     
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    Marquis at golden cross is very good at sales but after sales absolutely awful!!
     
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    Any one needing service in East Sussex is always welcome to come to Johns Cross and find out what a proper mortorhome dealer is like

    Peter
     
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    Surprised you haven't mentioned that before Peter.:LOL:
     
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    Marquis at Ipswich...excellent warranty service.
     
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    Your neck of the woods has got Becks

    Peter
     
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    That's good to know, I may be passing by to see about a few things because you are closer. I have had no issues with Marquis in Southampton and found them to be a little "old fashioned" but what do you expect in the UK motorhome industry??, To me its a cottage industry mostly. But they have done ok once you have a positive attitude and understand they are not Apple, Sainsburys, or Ford
     
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    Coming from West London M25 then A21 but watch out for the turn off to A21 as its easily missed, leave after 10am ish and miss the worst of the traffic, worst bit is around Heathrow, come back after 4, worst bit again is after M3 turn off and the M25 going up to the M1 join

    Coming from East or Central London, join M25 well after Heathrow!

    Peter
     
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    After the experiences my Dad has had with them, you have been very fortunate.
     
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