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What We Love

  • Sleek monochromatic style in a Grade II-listed building dating back to the 1900sViewing the cathedral and Oliver Cromwell's House from the premises
  • Exploring historic Ely from the heart of this charming Cambridgeshire town
  • Treating yourself to a delicious dinner served in the stylish surroundings of The Dining Room

What To Know

  • Make time for a soak in your freestanding copper bath
  • The Dining Room offers a vegan and vegetarian menu along with their regular dinner menu
  • Free WiFi is available
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A luxury Grade II-listed hotel dating back to the early 1900s in the heart of historic Ely, with beautiful monochromatic interiors

The Lowdown

Situated in the historic centre of Ely, Poets House is perfectly placed for soaking up picturesque views of the cathedral and Oliver Cromwell’s House. Exquisite authentic charm coupled with luxurious and innovative monochromatic design define this haven of comfort and tranquillity.
Throughout each of the guest rooms – which feature freestanding copper baths to soak in, sumptuous beds to sleep in, and views of the garden or the cathedral to meditate over – the building’s period features have been carefully preserved. Luxurious duvets line the beds and you’ve tea and coffee facilities to make the most of, should you decide to put the ‘Do not disturb’ sign out on your door.
The Dining Room is central to any experience at Poets House. Choose from a range of delicious dishes, such as seared chicken with broccoli, potato cake and radishes or rolled beef with gem lettuce, aubergines and parsley sauce, and save room for dessert! You’ll also wake up to a rather special full English each morning. Why not complete the set with a traditional afternoon tea served in The Study?

How to Get There

Poets House
St Marys Street
Ely, CB7 4EY United Kingdom


love the copper bath !

fantastic sunday night stay. Great room with view of the Cathedral. The best rooms are very large with a huge bathroom, great copper bath and plenty of space in the bedroom. Had a great stay, definitely going back to explore more of Ely !

Reminiscing Trip

We moved away from Ely 20 years ago and came back to see the old haunts for my birthday and wedding anniversary. The Poets House is lovely and in a central location. I asked for a room with a view and overlooked the Cathedral. The room itself was fantastic, lovely large room, comfy bed and the copper bath in our huge bathroom was the icing on the cake. Check in and out was easy with the lovely, friendly receptionists, parking was offsite but not a problem for us. I would thoroughly recommend this hotel.

Just excellent!
Ian S

With a view of the cathedral, easy access to the city, comfy bed, iron, hairdryer, all tea and coffee making items, a very large shower, quality furniture and finishings and a stand alone cooper bath, we had a wonderful stay. The staff were friendly and helpful, and just loved this hotel.