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Top Ely Family-Friendly Hotels

The Old Hall
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £105 per night from 9 Dec to 10 Dec
4.8/5Exceptional! (91 reviews)

"My wife and I had an incredible time at The Old Hall, and couldn't recommend it enough. The properly is simply stunning and we were made to feel fully at home - the staff were kind and accommodating, the room was extremely comfortable, and breakfast superb. We were looking forward to a quiet, restful ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2020

The Old Hall
Grove Barn Guest Accommodation
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £99 per night from 4 Dec to 5 Dec
4.7/5Exceptional! (114 reviews)

"Lovely safe, clean accomodation with a very friendly host. Super outdoor space. Lovely part of the world. Especially good with Covid restrictions as you are in your own room in the garden. We had a lovely time."…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2020

Grove Barn Guest Accommodation
The Woodlands
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £80 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
4.4/5Wonderful! (119 reviews)

"Vey comfortable, excellent quiet location and attentive host"…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2020

The Woodlands
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The Old School B&B
The price is £76 per night from 31 Dec to 1 Jan
4.1/5Very Good! (30 reviews)
Brief but pleasant stay

"Dorris was on hand to greet us when we arrived and made sure everything was ok with the room etc... It was a flying visit for us so we didn't need much. Breakfast was served at a time of our choosing in the morning with plenty of choice and catered to the family wonderfully."…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov 2019

The Old School B&B
Lamb Hotel by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
3.8/5Good! (294 reviews)

"The Staff the food and the location was excellent we loved the hotel"…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2020

Lamb Hotel by Greene King Inns
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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.

Frequently asked questions

What's Ely like for family-friendly holidays?
The welcoming destination of Ely is a good choice if you’ve been thinking about a trip with your children. The museums, local tours and famous monuments are just a few things that make this an attractive place for families. Take to the air and fly into London (STN-Stansted), which is located 34.8 mi (56 km) from the city centre.
How many family-friendly hotels should I expect to find in Ely?
Expedia has 6 family-friendly hotels and other accommodation options in Ely.
What's the seasonal weather in Ely?
The hottest months are usually July and June, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are January and December, with an average of 4°C. Average annual precipitation for Ely is 586 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Ely?
Jubilee Gardens, Ted Coney’s Family Portraits and Babylon Gallery 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 Newmarket Racecourse, Ely Cathedral and Cambridge Corn Exchange.
What's the best way for us to get around Ely?
If you’d like to explore more of the area, hop on a train from Ely Station, Ely Littleport Station or Shippea Hill Station. Ely may not have many public transport choices, so consider renting a car to explore more.

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