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Cathedral House

17 St. Mary's St., Ely CB7 4ER, England
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Cathedral House
Ranked #15 of 35 Ely B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cowes, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

My partner and I wanted somewhere nice to stay for the weekend in Ely, and we found just that. We traveled by train, and were fairly tight for time to make it to the Cathedral for a concert. Jenny and Robin couldn't have been more helpful, settled us in smoothly so we even had time for a quick drink before... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

What an amazing place to stay! We booked the self catering cottage and found it most delightful! It was full of character, antiques and many books. The garden was magical, just like a secret garden! The cottage was well equipped and the beds really comfortable. It was brilliant to have en-suites for each room, so no queuing for the bathroom!!... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Cathedral House is a delightful B and B with so much charm. The house was full of interesting ornaments, pictures and mirrors. The room was immaculate and overlooked the garden. Hosts Jenny and Robin were charming and Robin was a font of useful information and so charming too!! Perfect position for the cathedral-literally just round the corner but once you... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

This was an amazing place to stay, it is like a secret world hidden in a walled garden. The house if full of character and great antigues and ornaments all over the place. It has so much charm and is really cosy. Each room has an on-suit, so there are 4 toilets in the house! We booked the self-catering cottage,... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Went to Ely for the weekend with other half. There's 'enough' to do for the weekend but you might want to drive to be able to go furthur afield, we went to Cambridge for the day. Great position with parking. There's plenty of places to eat although the places do get busy at the weekend so might consider pre booking,... More

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Ilkley
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

We stayed here in mid June. Cathedral House is an elegant house, reached through a door in the wall off the street. Entering, one feels a little overpowered by the trees encroaching from the garden. Our room was clean and tidy, and well maintained. However, it could do with a bit of a spruce up paint-wise, and especially in our... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

Make sure you're the right class when booking here. I phoned to place a booking yesterday and everything was going well before I mentioned I was working in the area, at which point the proprietor said, 'oh, oh, hang on a minute', and returned to say, 'oh, I'm sorry, my husband took a booking and didn't put it in the... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

Lovely central position and delightful period house. Having a suite was a delight and the room had everthing one might need. Jenny was a gracious hostess and the breakfast was lovely. A small gripe is that, as vegetarians, we always feel a bit cheated that breakfast is the same as meat eaters would have, minus meat. At the top end... More

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011

Cathedral House was a great start to our tour of the UK-very nice accomodation,great little city with good places to eat and a great cathedral,plus easy access to Cambridge,Newmarket and the fens. Jenny and Robin were super hosts,giving us great advice along with tasty breakfasts.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

It is a large space double room with guest room, and the surrounding is very beauteful. The breakfast is very nice, especially the hosts are very kindly.

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Address: 17 St. Mary's St., Ely CB7 4ER, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Ely
Amenities:
Free Parking
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Ranked #15 of 35 B&Bs / Inns in Ely
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