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Poets House Hotel and Restaurant

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Guests1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Traveler (256)
Room & Suite (103)
Dining (35)
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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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Free private parking nearby
Free internet
Public wifi
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Non-smoking hotel
Butler service
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Ironing service
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Room features
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Good to know
Great View
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian and 1 more


Full view
93Great for walkers
Grade: 93 out of 100
32Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
23Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
100Room tips
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My in-laws were visiting for the weekend. So we thought we'd give the restaurant a try. Lovely surroundings and decor, v.modern and clean. Although my mother in law thought they needed more flowers on the table and mantlepiece, (you cant please everyone). My husband ordered the
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I had seen the review in the Times and was keen to try this place out since I was in the area. I was a single woman travelling on business and I arrived during the opening night celebrations. The hotel had been open for some time but this was the official opening. I felt like a
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We had to try this new hotel for lunch as it promised to be like nothing else in Ely. The dining room looked stunning, contemporary and clearly with a fair budget for quality decoration. Some of the staff seemed slightly nervous and inexperienced but this is to be expected in a
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OK so its their flagship enterprise and everything is brand new but Poets House Ely must now be setting the gold standard for provincial boutique hotels. Still in their honeymoon period with everything simply perfect, it remains to be seen how long they can maintain this perhaps
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Response from David T, Owner at Poets House Hotel and Restaurant
Responded May 27, 2013
Dear Ad the lad Thank you for your feedback and kind comments. We are grateful for such support in the city and will very much look forward to welcoming you back with us in the future. Best regards, Poets House Management Team
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We were lucky enough to be invited to the opening night of The Poets House in Ely on 1 May 2013 and decided to take the opportunity to stay for dinner and overnight. This meant free flowing champagne and a new hotel welcome but we were fee paying guests for dinner and indeed
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Response from Tiltil, Owner at Poets House Hotel and Restaurant
Responded May 19, 2013
Dear Sijo Thank you for your review and kind words regarding the opening and your stay with us. This time of soft opening and settling is always challenging and to receive such praise is very well received at this early stage of Poets House. Thank you for taking the time to post the review and I hope we will be welcoming you back to Poets House very soon. Best regards David
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$159 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandEly
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