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4.5 out of 5

"Poets house was lovely and quiet and really well located opposite Ely Cathedral. Was disappointed to have no mini bar fridge in the room " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 26 Jul 2019

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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in the heart of Ely awaits you at Poets House. Within steps you'll find Oliver Cromwell's House and Ely Cathedral within a short 5-minute stroll. Highlights at this boutique hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and all 21 individually decorated rooms feature separate bathtubs and showers, coffee/tea makers, and free bottled water. Premium linens invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like rainfall showerheads and bathrobes. 24-hour room service, safes, and phones are also available.

The restaurant, The Dining Room, serves local and international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Study is the hotel's own bar, serving drinks along with lunch. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Full breakfast is available daily. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

With a stay at this 4-star Ely hotel, you'll be 26.4 km (16.4 mi) from Newmarket Racecourse.

Standard Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Poets House ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Poets House

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4 out of 5
Poets house was lovely and quiet and really well located opposite Ely Cathedral. Was disappointed to have no mini bar fridge in the room

Posted by on 26 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Aug. 2019 by Poets House Team

Thank you for your review, we hope that you will return to the hotel soon! Kind regards

5 out of 5
This is one of the most delightful hotels I have ever stayed at. The room was spacious & smartly decorated, & had a wonderful outlook onto a small park & a view towards the tower of Ely Cathedral. We had a first class meal in the hotel restaurant. Look forward to returning some day.

Posted by , from Melbourne, Australia on 24 Nov. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

27 Nov. 2018 by Poets Team

Dear Peter, Thank you so much for your lovely review - we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards Poets House Team !

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Poets House. The hotel can provide concierge services and wedding services. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. A complete renovation of Poets House was completed in January 2014. This 4-star Ely hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 21 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces) , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: London (STN-Stansted) (76.5 km / 47.5 mi)
  • Train station: Ely Station (1.4 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Poets House offers 21 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This Ely hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and complimentary toiletries. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily.

The Dining Room - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Study - This bar serves lunch only.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 20.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 10 and GBP 17 for adults, GBP 10 and GBP 17 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 15.00 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 0 per day
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 50.00 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
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