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Sycamore House

91 Cambridge Road, Ely CB7 4HX, England
Sycamore House
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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55 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

We went to Ely for the weekend, and after calling a few different people we ended up staying at Sycamore House. On the plus side: Linda and her husband were very friendly and accommodating, lots of parking available and the breakfast was excellent. The walk to the centre was about 15 minutes, so fairly manageable. On the negative side: I... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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30 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

The only faults I could find with Sycamore House is that it is difficult to find in daylight, let alone in the dark, and it is a fair walk from the centre of town. That said, the rooms were clean, warm and tidy, the breakfast was delicious and served by lovely and generous hosts who are genuinely interested in their... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

The description of Sycamore House in the Visit Ely brochure is, at best, woolly and self-congratulatory. Mature gardens adjoining a golf course do not make a B & B, neither does an elegant dining-room, The alk from the city centre or railway station is far from short, at least 20mins, and mainly uphill. My bedroom did not have a comfortable... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

I recently stayed at the Sycamore for one night as I was going to a 50th birthday party. I stayed in the Potting shed and it was exceptionally clean and well equipped. The breakfast the next morning consisted of full flavoured meat sausages and bacon and was beautifully cooked. The dining room looks out onto a fabulous well maintained garden.... More 

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Reykjavík, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

We stayed at Sycamore house for five days, thoroughly enjoying Linda and John's hospitality and helpfulness. Without doubt, their warm and friendly attitude towards guests makes Sycamore house a very appealing place to stay in. Breakfast at the large dining table overlooking the wonderful garden was no less a feast for the eyes than mouth. Our room was spacious, tastily... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

All accomodation is self contained in annexes which I found delightful. Plenty of room and comfortable beds in our room (The Tackroom) efficient shower etc. Decor and furnishings were definately at the luxury end of the market. Our hosts were very friendly and knowledgable about the town and gave you the feeling that you were staying with friends. Perhaps the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

I stayed at Sycamore House recently while visiting Ely for a conference. I was looking for a clean, comfortable and quiet place to stay, and Sycamore House provided this. My room (the 'Tack Room'), located in a separate building from the main house, was spacious, clean and comfortable, and very quiet. Breakfast was served at a large table in the... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Arrived early at 11am and left our car in their ample car park which was a bonus as we could then walk into town for the day. Lovely room (tack room) and as good an English breakfast as you could have anywhere (and I've had a few!). We travel extensively both in the UK and abroad and thought very highly... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

Positives - Place run by helpful and pleasant couple. Really nice view over large lawned garden. Annexe where we stayed was mainly quiet, clean, warm and comfy. Vegetarian breakfast was average rather than great but plenty of toast and coffee supplied. Negatives - Toilet was cold as it had no heating source. Blockage in toilet (not caused by us!). Space... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

Wanted a place to stay for one night as attending a friends wedding in Ely. Sycamore was one of a few recommended places to stay by friends who lives in the area. Many places won't accommodate a one night stay in Ely during peak season and we were glad they didn't as we were lucky to find the Sycamore. Stayed... More 

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