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Riverside Inn

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8 Annesdale, Ely CB7 4BN, England
Riverside Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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london
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here with my two sisters, who had travelled over from Dublin for the weekend. I found the Riverside Inn via TripAdvisor, which can be dubious at times in it's ratings, so I was reserving judgement. All aspects of the stay were fantastic. Beautifully decorated rooms, luxurious touches throughout. Breakfast was sumptuous, with plenty of choice. We had a... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Well, we'll not be going there then. My wife rang tonight to try and book a room for one night in June. She was informed that the room would be £129 not as stated in the web site but that they could not do breakfast so would offer a discount. Further questioning revealed that they would not be able to... More 

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

On our way to Holt we wished to see the cathedral at Ely .Looked on T/A must do it moore often best advice ever. Underfloor heating in the bathroom!! (November morning) especially after looking out on to the river and seeing the mist rise. Excelent service and food

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in the honeymoon suite to get away from the world. Can only say that this is the best B&B I have ever visited. We couldn't believe how nice it was. The decor and attention to detail is second to none. Views and location is excellent and a lovely breakfast in the morning. Owner very... More 

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Leeds
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I stayed at the Riverside Inn on a work trip. I couldn't fault it in any way - the quality of the room was perfect: beautiful bed linen, quality furniture, very comfortable bed, peaceful, modern bathroom and just lovely touches everywhere. The lady that served me throughout was extremely helpful and made me feel very welcome. Breakfast was stunning -... More 

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dutlas midwales
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Very comfortable indeed. A lovely breakfast with a fantastic view of the river and it's activity. Our hostess was very helpful and the service was excellent. Close to all amenities and a pleasant walk both in to town and around the guest house

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

We only left this morning, and stayed for just one night. This was not enough.....I would just like to back up previous reviews. My wife and have stayed in many Pubs with rooms, Hotels with B & B and normal b & B. This is the most comfortable room we have had. We could not fault it. Lovely room, great... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights at the Riverside. The owner was so helpful sorting out parking for us and very welcoming on arrival, without being intrusive. The room was furnished with high quality furniture, the bed linen was lovely, and the room was extremely comfortable. The bathroom was a good size with a bath and shower over the top. There was... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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52 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is a lovely old home, situated in a pretty spot on the river. It’s very convenient to the train, and a pleasant walk to the cathedral or along the river. The room and bathroom are spacious and filled with little extras to make your stay more comfortable. Breakfast includes excellent espresso-based coffees handmade by Lily. We arranged in advance... More 

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London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We booked this for a 2 night stay whilst we were visiting Ely for our niece's wedding, what a little gem it is. The room was large and classically decorated with touches of opulence and overlooking the bend in the river but made private by the presence of a beautiful tree outside. The bathroom was pristine and we are fussy,... More 

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