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Riverside Inn

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   8 Annesdale, Ely CB7 4BN, England
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Riverside Inn
Ranked #5 of 35 Ely B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect location and hospitality. Worth every penny. Cannot believe the creaking floorboards review. It is a very old house. And v beautiful. Fantastic hosts and the best breakfasts l have had in 30 years of using such establishments. We will be back. Soon. V soon.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very enjoyable one night stay while visiting friends. Wonderful location overlooking the river and marina. A very warm welcome. We stayed in room 3 (with a view of the river) which had every facility you could possibly need. A comfortable bed and we had a good night's sleep. A lovely breakfast room and a good breakfast. Everything... More

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Milnthorpe, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

you'd have a hard time finding better than this anywhere, not just Ely. The setting on the river, the views, the rooms, breakfast & overall attention to detail - the comfortable bed - all are second to none. Ely centre is within a gentle ten minute stroll, there are great pubs & eateries within a couple of minutes or less.... More

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Farmersville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Our stay could not have been any better. Room was ready early, everything from the owner to the meals were better than expected. Would recommend to everyone. Location is great for touring about town or just watching the water traffic.

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Stayed here for one night to attend our Daughters Graduation. Lovely location. A very warm welcome. The room was very comfortable, clean and with a view of the river. Breakfast is toast, cereals or full english, or all of the above. Nothing is too much trouble. Great location and room. The only downside there isnt a great deal of parking... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Ground floor room booked as my husband is disabled. Mattress of poor quality, sank to half its depth as soon as sat on. Creaked when either of us moved. Building is 19th century which means flooring creaks when someone upstairs walks across the room, hence our sleep was severely disturbed. Location may appear idyllic but the accommodation is between two... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

A small but lovely B&B on the quay on the Ouse River in Ely. Only 3 rooms but beautifully furnished, good bathrooms free wifi. Run by a lovely wife and husband team who are friendly and helpful. Breakfasts beautifully prepared and tasty. Very close to the center of Ely and in easy reach of the station, maybe a 5-10 minute... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in May. The B&B is in a lovely location on the riverside and we had a great view up (or down?) river from our room. The rooms are lavishly decorated and there is everything you need including complementary fruit, nuts and bottled water. We stayed in the "Honeymoon Suite" which had a nice big... More

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We stayed here for three nights and were very well looked after. Excellent location, a very nice room and brilliant breakfast. What more do you want. A great place to stay and would certainly return if in the area

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Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
33 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

...if not THE best we've stayed in and we've stayed in plenty over a number of years. It's five star with a gold award and you can see why. All the lovely little touches mentioned by other reviewers were evident during our 3-night stay. It's not cheap but it's very good value because the quality is there right from start... More

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Address: 8 Annesdale, Ely CB7 4BN, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Ely
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Riverside Inn 5*
Also Known As:
Riverside Hotel Ely

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In the heart of the Fenland, just fifteen miles north of Cambridge lies bustling and vibrant city of Ely. The city is on the River Great Ouse and on the most beautiful stretch of river bank you will find us - Riverside Inn Guest House.This elegant house was built in 1888 and offering a combination of classic and modern styles, warm and relaxing feeling, friendly environment and stunning views across riverside. Just minutes walk from Ely’s railway station, High street and Cathedral the location of Riverside Inn is more than perfect. At any time of the year and whatever you choose to do in Ely, whether it is to enjoy the shops and markets, or to take advantage of the spectacular views and relaxing surroundings, this is the City which is a delight to visit and you always welcome to Riverside Inn, small, friendly, family run guest house ... more   less 
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