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The Lazy Otter

Star Rating
4 out of 5



4.4 / 5Excellent
43 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking
  • Pet Friendly


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Ely Cathedral
    8 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Abbey Stadium
    14 min drive
  • Restaurant
    The Lazy Otter
    1 min walk
  • Restaurant
    8 min drive
  • Airport
    London (STN-Stansted)
    43 min drive

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    About this area


    The Lazy Otter is located in Ely. Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and Cambridge Corn Exchange are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Ely Cathedral and Church of St Mary the Great. Jubilee Gardens and Cambridge University Lawn Tennis Club are also worth visiting.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Ely Cathedral - 8 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Abbey Stadium - 14 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Jesus College - 15 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Anglesey Abbey - 16 min drive
    • Popular Location
      The River Cam - 16 min drive

    Getting around

    • Cambridge Waterbeach Station - 8 min drive
    • London (STN-Stansted) - 43 min drive


    • The Lazy Otter — 1 min walk
    • Dominos — 8 min drive
    • The Old Fire Engine — 8 min drive
    • Fortune Garden — 8 min drive
    • Millennium Pizza — 8 min drive

    About this property

    The Lazy Otter

    This smoke-free inn features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and tour/ticket assistance. Free English breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a garden. All 3 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and iPod docks. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with digital channels and DVD players, and other amenities include Egyptian cotton sheets and coffee makers.

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    • Free self parking

    Food and drink

    • Free English breakfast
    • 1 restaurant
    • 1 bar

    Things to do

    • Playground

    Family friendly

    • DVD player
    • Playground

    Guest services

    • Tour/ticket assistance


    • Garden


    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    • Egyptian cotton sheets


    • Free toiletries
    • Hairdryer (on request)
    • Shower


    • digital channels
    • DVD player
    • flat-screen TV
    • iPod dock

    Food and drink

    • Coffee/tea maker


    • Desk
    • Individually decorated
    • Iron/ironing board (on request)

    Nearby things to do

    Where to eat

    • On-site dining venue – Restaurant offering local cuisine. Serves breakfast and lunch, happy hour available. Kids' menu available.


    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition



    After an extremely long day driving we didn't realise that the check in had closed before we had booked so turned up to a closed hotel

    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

    4/5 Good

    Great Stay at the Lazy Otter

    Great people, local place with local customers Accommodation is simple but clean and efficient Staff and Owner service and customer interaction above expectation Brekkie was GREAT, balance of food also good and good service in restaurant. All rooms are upstairs, if tall, might be best if you ask for the room without the beam. Note that the Lazy Otter is remote, not other places in walking distance. Will recommend to friends and work associates

    Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2019

    4/5 Good

    Overall - Good stay

    Rooms are well presented. Shower is a little weak and slightly small but all in all a good stay - problem free.

    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in May 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

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