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Ely Guest House

3.0 of 5
6 St. Marys Street, Ely CB7 4ES, England
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Ranked #29 of 34 Ely B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ely Guest House has a convenient location in Ely, but offers only a basic room with no frills. There is no lift to the 3rd floor rooms, the rooms on the back facing the courtyard can hear the rock band from the adjacent pub, and there is a rooster that crows each morning.We were supplied with 3 small towels for... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
17 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I booked this before checking TripAdvisor, and expected a real dive after the bad comments! I even took the precaution of bringing a loo roll...but it was no problem. It is NOT a hotel, nor is it a B&B. It is rented bedroom area, some of them en-suite. The good point is its location - right by the traffic lights... More 

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Belgium
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The location of the ely guesthouse was very good. So close to everything i need. Not too far from train station. Clean, tidy, lovely staff. I come to sing in choir in cathedral from Belgium. My eenglish not good but they very friendly. Nice, good place to stay.

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Norfolk
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

A very basic room with minimal facilities, although the room was quite large. However, the room was quite dark as it only had a small window which faced a very narrow alley.No bottled water as advertised, although there were tea and coffee making facilities. No car-parking facilities on site, although because I am a "blue badge" holder, I was able... More 

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Marske-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Accomodated in annexe, room quite large but bed not very comfortable & only one pillow per person. Shower screen was broken, toilet seat was loose as was the towel rail. Getting hold of "reception" not easy. In its favour, very close to High Street & Cathedral.

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Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Ely Guest House is in a great location very close to the main part of town. It is a very old building and should be a fabulous place to stay but there are none of the comforts one would like. You enter via a narrow red door. If no one answers the bell you visit the Thai restaurant next door... More 

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Lndom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Ely guesthouse is a lovely guesthouse in the central of Ely and is run by a lovely young couple. It is but a short walk from the Cathedral and town centre is not difficult to find. The bedroom was first class with tea and coffee making facilities and there was a large flat screen tv on the wall. Car parking... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The room was quite nice, but even though I booked both at the at the same time under my name , they put my friends in ANOTHER LOCKED BUILDING and then refused to give either party a key to each others' building, so we couldn't even pound on each others' doors in order to communicate about plans for the next... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

The customer service I received at this place merits a 5 star big fail negative. I booked this believing it to be a B&B. Arrived to find this isn't a hotel or a B & B, its a private door accessed set of unserviced rooms above a Thai restaurant. Perhaps once it was a sort of pub or hotel in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I stayed here overnight as attended a friends wedding reception in Ely. Not many hotels so I took pot luck. this is what I found. Shared bathroom was untidy dirty, liquid soap container clogged up. Room - TV remote not working, TV stuck on one channel and couldn't be changed as buttons broken. Carpet made up of three pieces put... More 

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