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    Poets House

    St Marys Street, Ely CB7 4EY, England
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    • Excellent63%
    • Very good22%
    • Average9%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible1%
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    1 - 5 of 656 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    My wife and I stayed here just before Valentines day for a weekend away and to see a concert at Ely Cathedral. We were made to feel very welcome and given a map to the car park that is off site and a short 5...More

    1  Thank wilnik
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Spent the weekend at Poets House to beat the January blues & had a fabulous break in Ely with the husband. The hotel staff are wonderful and the room was exquisite. Would definitely return again in the Summer.

    1  Thank Alifox71
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    My wife and I stayed at this hotel for a birthday treat. We found it excellent in every way and I simply cannot understand some of the negative reviews below. We paid a little extra for a master bedroom and were delighted with it. It...More

    Thank Wurzel847
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Fantastic room, great food and beautiful area, right by Ely Cathedral. This place is somewhere I'd recommend for couple and families staying in the area. We stayed for Christmas with friendly staff and lovely location. We went to the Cathedral for the Xmas service which...More

    1  Thank Richard M
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We visited Poets House for lunch, the food was enjoyable, & we were very impressed by the faultless service we recieved by our waiter. Places like the Poets House are rare in Ely, so I would recommend visiting.

    1  Thank Sam_Norman97
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$214 - US$298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    Shane S
    6 November 2017|
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    10 April 2017|
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    Response from trippers087 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, as a very local person I can say that all the above answers are correct. Some days/nights though the parking across the street is very limited (ie you have to just be very lucky to get a slot) However, there are other... More
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    "Rooms on the ground floor could be looked into unless curtains were pulled, recommend first or second floor..."
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    "Suite 8 with a spectacular copper bath in the room"
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    "Ask for a view of Ely Cathedral"
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