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Poets House
Poets House

40 - 44 St Marys Street, Ely CB7 4EY

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (54 reviews)

Situated on the riverwalk, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Oliver Cromwell's House and Ely Cathedral. Ely …

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The Old Hall
The Old Hall

Stuntney, Ely CB7 5TR

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (17 reviews)

Situated in Ely, this luxury bed & breakfast is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Jubilee Gardens and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Ely Cathedral …

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Riverside Inn Guest House
Riverside Inn Guest House

8 Annesdale, Ely CB7 4BN

2.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Situated on the riverwalk, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Jubilee Gardens and Ely Cathedral. Waterside Antique …

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Anchor Inn
Anchor Inn

Bury Lane, Ely CB6 2BD

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (26 reviews)

Situated in Ely, this inn is within 9 mi (15 km) of Peterborough Cathedral, Ely Cathedral, and Ely City Golf Club. Wisbech an …

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Best Western Heath Court Hotel
Best Western Heath Court Hotel
2.2 mi from Ely
3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (63 reviews)

Located in the heart of Newmarket, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from National Horseracing Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of …

£59
Rutland Arms
Rutland Arms
2.3 mi from Ely
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (250 reviews)

Located in the heart of Newmarket, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from National Horseracing Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of …

£57
Quy Mill Hotel & Spa, BW Premier Collection
Quy Mill Hotel & Spa, BW Premier Collection
4.7 mi from Ely
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (50 reviews)

Situated in Cambridge, this spa hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Anglesey Abbey, Virtual Aviation, and Cambridge City Cemetery. …

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Hotel Felix
Hotel Felix
6.9 mi from Ely
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (173 reviews)

Located in Girton, this romantic hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Ascension Parish Burial Ground, St. John's College, and …

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The Varsity Hotel & Spa
The Varsity Hotel & Spa
7.7 mi from Ely
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (237 reviews)

Located in the heart of Cambridge, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Pepys Library and St. John's College. …

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Lets Cambridge-Cambridge Central Apt
Lets Cambridge-Cambridge Central Apt
7.7 mi from Ely
4.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Cambridge, this apartment is within a 15-minute walk of Midsummer Common and Jesus College. University of …

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Pocket Guide: Ely

Visiting Ely

Ely has accommodation options for budget-minded travellers, though all visitors will enjoy the restaurants and bars. Welcoming and relaxing, this countryside city also attracts visitors with its coffeehouses, monuments, and shopping. A top attraction is Ely Cathedral.
  • There are 14 Ely hotels
  • June is the most expensive month to travel here, while January tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Cambridge (CBG), 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Ely

  • Well-known for its museums, the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences is a popular attraction
  • Its monuments and cathedrals are notable and landmarks to visit include Ely Cathedral, Oliver Cromwell's House, and Church of St Mary the Great
  • The natural beauty of the countryside is picturesque, and places to visit include St Mary's Church, Jesus Green, and Parker's Piece

Getting around Ely

There are plenty of options for getting around Ely. To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Ely Littleport Station.

Staying in Ely

You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • The Gate House, averaging GBP 120.94/night
  • Grove Barn, averaging GBP 134.84/night
The Gate House, a 4-star favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 5 out of 5 user rating. Also Grove Barn has a 5 rating by guests.

Dressing for Ely

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 11°C and the nighttime average to be 1°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 22°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July through September averages 22°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • In October–December, the average temperature is 16°C during the day and 1°C at night
  • About 21 millimetres of rain falls on Ely each year
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