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The Three Pickerels

19 Bridge Road, Ely CB6 2AR, England
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Ranked #14 of 34 Ely B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a stop-off on a tour of East Anglia this is very convenient, Nice riverside situation and a very good doublle bedroom. The young landlady was very accommodating giving us dinner on the pub's day off and we had a super breakfast next morning with lots of choice. It'd be even nicer in the summer when you could sit ouside... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Stayed at the Three Pickerels after a visit to Ely Cathedral. Comfortable room with a view of the river. Excellent full English cooked breakfast. Great location for Ely and RSPB reserve at Ouse Washes.

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

A comfortable double room above the pub in a quiet village a few miles from Ely. Room was clean, tidy and comfortable, with lovely view onto the riverside. Small but adequately equipped ensuite with strong hot shower. Good breakfast in the morning. Friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

WoW! What an absolute gem! Farm Eggs, Local Ham and Chips all washed down with Red Diesel (guest ale). Great night sleep and a hearty breakfast the next morning! I'll definitely be calling back when I'm next in the area...friendly owners also.

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sydney, australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Very handy to Cambridge, Ely and surrounds. Bedroom well appointed, shower very good. Emily is wonderful host, great breakfast cook and very helpful with our bags on the stairs - a big plus for older couples!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Staying at the inn was an absolute pleasure. Fantastic location next to the river. Very good breakfasts and the evening meals menu is traditional pub fare. The quality of the food was good especially the ham, eggs and chips which was fantastic. Friendly and very hard working staff/owners. Only negative point was the shower which leaked a bit. Beds new... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We were looking to find somewhere to stay that was fairly rural and slightly outside of Cambridge and this place certainly did the job - it's about 20 minutes drive from Cambridge (probably slightly shorter to Ely). Not the easiest place to find despite Mepal being a relatively small village so probably best to have a map for the journey.... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here on a hot and sunny Wednesday 11th June 2014 and couldn't have wished for a better location. Situated by the lazy New Bedford River and just on the edge of the village of Mepal on the old and mostly unused Bridge Road. It's a quiet and peaceful place. As it had been a hot sunny day I... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Stayed here for 1 night in the double room. It's a really lovely, relaxing, friendly and clean place. Fantastic location on the river and short driving distance to Ely. Need a car to get around if staying here, however, the pub and restaurant downstairs was a great place to eat and relax - no need to leave the premises. Vegetarian... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I stayed last weekend at The Three Pickerels on a B & B basis and found it to be very good, clean, comfortable and an ideal place to stay for Ely and surround area. It has decking overlooking the river. I had a twin room as single occupancy which overlooked the rive. It was a very pleasant en-suite room, the... More 

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