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The Old School B&B

The Old School, School Lane, Coveney, Ely CB6 2DB, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Suffolk UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stayed at The Old School B&B for the weekend as a base of Ely Folk Festival which was only a short drive away. Doris was a great host being very attentive & always helpful. Old School B&B is perfectly placed in the quiet village of Coveney a few of miles north the A10 far enough away from traffic for... More 

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Bundaberg, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Stayed here for 3 night during a recent visit to the UK. Doris is such a wag, on for a chat at any time and nothing was too much trouble. Doris is a dog lover and so are we. We got on great. Lot of knowledge of the local area and booked us in to a local pub nearby to... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I stayed at the Old School while exploring Cambridgeshire for a possible move there, and I could not have had a better introduction to the area. Doris was a very warm, helpful host, going well beyond the call of duty to help out. The cooked breakfast was just perfect (using local sausages). The place is rural and peaceful, and I... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We, a middle-age American couple, arranged our stay at The old School at the last minute, and it worked out perfectly for us. The drive to Coveney from Ely delighted us, and Doris welcomed us and got us settled right in. I wish we had asked more questions about the history of the Old Schoolhouse! She converted this old schoolhouse... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Had a short break at The Old School House over the easter weekend. We were warmly welcomed by Doris. Had a comfortable stay, nice cooked breakfast in the morning. Lovely quiet retreat but near to Ely and other places. Lovely views. Harley our dog enjoyed his stay and was warmly welcomed as well.

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Our host Doris could not have been more friendly or welcoming. breakfast was superb and nothing was too much trouble.Highly recommended. We would use this accommodation again. Room was very welcoming and comfortable. The Suttons

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We broke our journey south here for one night and it made a very good start to our holiday. Doris was so obliging, putting a bike in her horsebox so we could go into Ely without it on back of car. We were able to make our own meal in the area outside our room, and the dining room and... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

I was there on a little business trip. The B&B is quite far off the main town of Ely, but I was taken care at the B&B very very well! Very caring and welcoming atmosphere. The staff all introduced themselves to me and I shouldn't hesitate to ak wether I needed anything. The B&B is very spacey and allows

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

My wife and I plus our 9 year old daughter needed a night's accommodation near Ely which is only 4 miles away. The Old School B&B was ideal and Coveney is such a pretty village. Doris could not have been more kind and welcoming. We felt at home right away and Francesca loved the ducks, the ponies, the dogs, the... More 

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Bude, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Old School for one night with our 2 dogs, It was lovely an clean and the owner is very friendly and helpful. Plenty of parking space, nice clean room with even a mat for the dog bowls and a blanket for them!! Good shower with complimentary toiletries. Breakfast was very tasty, with an... More 

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