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The Royal Standard

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Overview of The Royal Standard

The Royal Standard

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTed Coney's Family Portraits3 min walk
  • Popular LocationEly Museum5 min walk
  • Popular LocationEly Cathedral6 min walk
  • AirportCambridge (CBG)22 min drive

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About this area


The Royal Standard is located in Ely. Ely Cathedral and Ely Museum are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve and WWT Welney Wetland Centre. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Newmarket Racecourse or Mildenhall Stadium. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as fishing and other activities like birdwatching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Ted Coney's Family Portraits - 3 min walk
  • Ely Museum - 5 min walk
  • Ely Cathedral - 6 min walk
  • Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve - 13 min drive
  • WWT Welney Wetland Centre - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Ely Station - 12 min walk
  • Cambridge (CBG) - 30 min drive


  • Julia's Tea Rooms - 4 min walk
  • Prezzo - 4 min walk
  • Caffe Nero - 4 min walk
  • Market Street Brasserie - 4 min walk
  • Sylhet - 4 min walk

About this property

The Royal Standard

4-star inn, walk to Ely Cathedral
This smoke-free inn features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and an outdoor tennis court. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include multilingual staff. All 5 rooms offer free WiFi and coffee/tea makers.
The Royal Standard offers 5 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.
Recreational amenities at the inn include an outdoor tennis court.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free off-site parking

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Outdoor tennis court


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • No housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

Property is also known as

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 59 out of 88 reviews
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Rating 4 - Good. 27 out of 88 reviews
4 - Good 31%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 88 reviews
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
the property had alot of character and was very clean. The only down side is that you are by a road and this can cause noise but it wouldnt put me off staying there again.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent food at every meal, so you mustn’t be deterred by the dining room decor. The staff were always friendly and keen to help. The bathrooms were sparkling with new fittings. If your hips aren’t young, be sure you ask for a room on the ground or first floor. The bedrooms have attractive and comfortable furnishing. It is a historic building with lattice windows, so there is traffic noise from about 6:30 a.m. but evenings are quiet. Parking is immediately behind the hotel and is free, such a treat. Altogether this offers low priced and welcoming accommodation where you will be very well fed.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice overnight stay.
An overnight stay at this delightful pub. Good service, clean and comfortable. Great full English breakfast. Will return when next in the area
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great venue for a nice night away, lovely location near the Cathedral - highly recommended
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service
Ely break
Quaint old pub with modern rework. Some attention to detail needed: basin sink plug missing, stained and dusty windowsills, bedside lights so energy saving so as to be next to useless. Food OK, but service a bit haphazard: it is useful to have cutlery before the food arrives rather than waiting and watching the meal cool down! Otherwise not bad.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020