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Poets House Hotel and Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence


#2 of 4 hotels in Ely
Certificate of Excellence
Located in the heart of Ely’s historic city centre, Poets House commands superb views of the magnificent Cathedral, and having undergone a sensitive, design-led transformation is set to become one of the city’s premier Hotel, Restaurant and Event destinations.You can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in The Dining Room, an elegant space where you’ll enjoy the perfect combination of a warm and friendly welcome, top-class service and traditional dishes served with a twist. Alternatively, The Study, overlooking the tranquil courtyard garden, is the perfect venue in which to enjoy an expertly-mixed cocktail, an informal platter, or an indulgent afternoon tea. If you want to stay over, each of our 21 guest-rooms consists of a spacious suite, in which period features and restful views blend seamlessly with the latest technology, elegant free-standing Copper baths and the last word in luxury beds. Whether you’re planning to stay, want to book a meal, or would just like to know more, we’re here to give you all the help you need and look forward to talking to you soon.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
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Non-smoking hotel
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Grade: 93 out of 100
31Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
22Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Overnight stay meal and drinks at the poetshouse Ely arrive mid afternoon booked into rooms a selection of well appointed rooms tastefully decorated comfortable free standing bath in room shower in a modern bathroom really impressive clean tidy rooms various snacks in
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Gorgeous boutique hotel. Every comfort. The bathrooms are extraordinary. Lovely garden. Quiet yet central. My only quibble would be too many emails and urgings on arrival to book dinner and breakfast with them. Guys, no thanks means no thanks. That being said the bar and dining
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Stayed for one night whilst visiting Ely Cathedral. Lovely hotel and very welcoming staff, our room was upgraded without request and we stayed in suite 16 overlooking the Cathedral.Spotlessly clean and a good size without traffic disturbance. Very comfortable bed and good
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From the moment we arrived for our stay to when we left the service at The Poets House was outstanding. We arrived early but nothing was too much trouble, luggage looked after, car valet parked, early check in. Lunch in the bar was great (ham sandwiches had hand carved ham).
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My wife and I stayed at this hotel whilst attending a wedding in Ely Cathedral. The hotel is generally well appointed with a nice garden at the rear of the courtyard. Unfortunately there is no on-site parking, however, there is a private car park for the hotel approx 5 minutes
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$170 - $325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandEly
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