We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 35 Ely B&Bs / inns

Ely Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   6 St. Marys Street, Ely CB7 4ES, England
Hotel amenities
Ely Guest House
Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Save Saved
You added Ely Guest House to your Saves list
26%
Ranked #30 of 35 Ely B&B and Inns
Write a Review

30 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    3
    4
    7
    8
    8
See reviews for
1
15
3
4
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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (12)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (30)
  • Mar-May only
    (7)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (11)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (8)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (4)
All months
Exeter, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
16 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Norfolk
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Marske-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lndom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Apart from location everything was terrible . Had a twin room booked for one night (lucky us ). The house was so dated ,dark and gloomy with extremely low ceiling on staircase . Our room had two single beds with fabric headboards which were filthy, the green carpet was dirty and a rail on the wall as a wardrobe !... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Been to Ely Guest House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Ely Guest House

Address: 6 St. Marys Street, Ely CB7 4ES, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Ely
Amenities:
Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 35 B&Bs / Inns in Ely
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ely Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, Priceline, Travelocity, Venere and Tingo so you can book your Ely Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Ely Guest House, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.