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Featured Ely Family-Friendly Hotels

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Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

The Old School B&B
The Old School B&B
3.0 out of 5.0
Free cancellation
4.0/5 (24 reviews)
£76/ night for 2 guests

The property owner was very friendly, helpful and accommodating. The property was extremely accommodating for dogs. The bedroom was great and the beds comfortable with plenty of additional covers available. The breakfast was superb and the owner catered for all personal choices - we didn't need any ...

Reviewed on 7 May 2019
Anchor Inn
Anchor Inn
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4/5 (41 reviews)
£90/ night for 2 guests

Really nice place, great food, staff very friendly stayed for business so could not really explore but the view of the river in the morning was very pretty. Wifi not so great.

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2019
Grove Barn
Grove Barn
4.0 out of 5.0
Free cancellation
4.7/5 (105 reviews)
£95/ night for 2 guests

Lovely room and bathroom, quiet environment, friendly host and good breakfast. Recommended. Also very good pub just up the road.

Reviewed on 22 Jun 2019
The Lazy Otter
The Lazy Otter
4.0 out of 5.0
Free cancellation
4.5/5 (38 reviews)
£140/ night for 2 guests

The room was very nice

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2019
The Old Hall
The Old Hall
4.0 out of 5.0
Free cancellation
4.8/5 (67 reviews)
£110/ night for 2 guests

B&B only but 2 miles from Ely town centre taxi ride for excellent restaurants in evening! Beautifully appointed with high quality furnishings. Location quite and peaceful- except for the occasional military jets. Very good welcome from lovely staff. Breakfast superb - freshly prepared from good ingredients. ...

Reviewed on 16 May 2019
Lamb Hotel by Greene King Inns
Lamb Hotel by Greene King Inns
3.0 out of 5.0
Free cancellation
3.7/5 (241 reviews)
£75/ night for 2 guests

Helpful staff in bar and restaurant areas. Clean throughout.

Reviewed on 9 Jun 2019
The Woodlands
The Woodlands
3.0 out of 5.0 Grunty Fen Road, Witchford, Ely, England
Free cancellation
4.4/5 (107 reviews)
£80/ night for 2 guests

Fabulous hosts in an idyllic country setting. Used this lovely B&B while attending a wedding at the Old Hall.

Reviewed on 14 Jul 2019
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Where should we stay in Ely?


If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the welcoming destination of Ely is a good choice. The museums, golfing and local tours are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Arrange a flight into Cambridge (CBG), which is located 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from the city centre. Ely has 7 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have a variety of choices when choosing where you'd like to stay.


Holidaying families have good things to say about these places to stay:

The Old School B&B: Offers free parking, laundry facilities and in-room fridges. Guests like the breakfast options at this 3-star bed & breakfast.

Anchor Inn – Features a restaurant, free parking and free full breakfast. The comfy beds and central location make this 4-star inn popular with guests.

The Lazy Otter – Features a restaurant, free English breakfast and free WiFi. The central location and breakfast options make this 4-star inn popular with guests.


When should we visit Ely?


You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Ely.


  • Hottest months: July, June, August and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February and March, with an average temperature of 1°F
  • Driest months: September, March, February and December, with an average rainfall of 1.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: December, April, August and November, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

What should we see and do in Ely?


Babylon Gallery, Ely Museum and Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences are interesting attractions that you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Ely. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Ely Cathedral and Church of St Mary the Great.


Ely is also known for its:
  • Temples
  • Museums
  • Tours
  • Historical sites
  • Monuments
  • Countryside
  • Golfing

Getting around Ely


If you want to journey outside of the city, hop aboard a train from Ely Station, Ely Littleport Station or Shippea Hill Station. Ely may not have many public transport options so consider a car rental to maximise your time.