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Cathedral House

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Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Cathedral House is perfect for visiting Ely Cathedral, the Stained Glass Museum and the Cromwell House. The B&B rooms are really suites delightfully furnished in the Georgian period, as are all the other rooms and stairs, to match the house and full breakfasts are taken with other guests round a large table leading to convivial conversations. Jenny and Robin...

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coralthecat, Owner at Cathedral House, responded to this review

It was good of you to take the time and give us such a generous review. We are pleased the alternative accommodation we offered worked out well. Delighted too you enjoyed the conversation and company at breakfast. Thank you very much for being such considerate and charming guests. We hope we may see you again.

Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from a four night stay at Cathedral House, and were absolutely delighted with our visit. On arriving in Ely, we did not find Cathedral House the first time we drove down St Mary's Street, but once we spotted the flower shop on the left, and saw the parking on the right, we chanced it, and parked....

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Ripon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We rented the Coach House for a week whilst staying in the area and what a little gem. It was like stepping back in time, there were so many unique features that dated back to the original building. This made for a very interesting as well as a comfortable stay here, the bedrooms were a delight. Robin and Jenny were...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We booked a very spacious room at Jenny and Robin's b and b so we could have a look around Ely. Everything was as one would hope for and we had an excellent stay. The house is a grade 2 listed building and there are many interesting artefacts around the house. We liked this. Jenny and Robin are good hosts...

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coralthecat, Owner at Cathedral House, responded to this review

We greatly appreciated your generous review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is a delightful B and B run by a retired couple. The room was very comfortable and clean with plenty of hot water. The cooked breakfast was delicious and as was the fruit salad. Cathedral House is very centrally situated within a very short distance walk to the High Street and the magnificent Cathedral. My only very slight criticism...

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coralthecat, Owner at Cathedral House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the trouble to give us a review - much appreciated. So sorry you found it rather warm. There are adjustable valves on the radiators. It is one of the problems with our country's erratic climate ie: today it is 8c and tomorrow the forecast is 20c!!!

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 14 May 2016

A beautiful listed house close to the Cathedral with lovely rooms. Robin and Jenny gave me a warm welcome and showed me to such a pleasantly decorated, light filled room. Breakfast was delicious and served in a cosy, antique filled breakfast room. My hosts were very knowledgeable and helpful and I couldn't have asked for a better first stay on...

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coralthecat, Owner at Cathedral House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your generous review. So pleased we made your first stay in the UK so enjoyable. We hope the rest of your visit was as pleasant.

Sheffield
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is a B&B for antique lovers. This is a lovely building with some nice antiques but in my opinion more functional antiques would be preferable. This is my personal opinion but I believe it is particularly necessary in a B&B with limited space. The Oriel Suite consisted of a hallway, off which was a sitting room and bedroom, with...

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coralthecat, Owner at Cathedral House, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to give us such a detailed review with many useful comments. We will bear them in mind and follow some of them up.

Hexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Very comfortable B&B in central Ely, just around the corner from the cathedral and Cromwell's House. Large, light, warm and comfortable twin room with ensuite bathroom. Shower spray in bath was fine for me but may be awkward if anyone has limited mobility and prefers to stand in an overhead shower. Breakfast was very good with good choice of food...

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coralthecat, Owner at Cathedral House, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review highlighting our breakfast selection. We will take your comments on board and were pleased you enjoyed the conversation with fellow guests.

Reviewed 22 February 2016

This cottage was the most beautiful place to stay for our friends wedding. The owners were so helpful and friendly - thank you so much for staying up late on Friday night to let us in! There is wifi which is really useful as due to the insulation signal within the cottage can be tricky to find depending on who...

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coralthecat, Owner at Cathedral House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a glowing review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2016

In Ely for 3 days and stayed 2 nights in the Cathedral house. The owners were welcoming and the room, with a sitting room, was delightful. There are only 2 rooms. ours had a large double bed. The other room has twin beds. Situated nearly in the centre of Ely, everything was within walking distance. Free parking is available off...

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coralthecat, Owner at Cathedral House, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay in our Oriel suite and the breakfasts. It is always rewarding to know our guests had a pleasant stay.

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traditional English bed & breakfast in historic house two minutes from Ely's medieval cathedral.One luxury suite and a twin en suite decorated with an eclectic mix of furnishings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cathedral House

Address: 17 St. Marys Street, Ely CB7 4ER, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Ely
Price Range: $42 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“I thought that all the rooms were perfectly appointed. The only choice would be the preference of a double or twin bedded room.”
 of 5 bubbles xerxest2015, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“Twin room overlooked quiet side garden.”
 of 5 bubbles H8956MEcarolh, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The Oriel room has a small sitting room - nice for your preprandial glass of wine!”
 of 5 bubbles B8932ILpeters, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“all seemed adequate and most are very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles M9543ZPbarrym, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The Oriel suite has a little sitting room with a charming bay window.”
 of 5 bubbles MarionA342, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
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