Poets House

Charming Grade II listed boutique hotel in the heart of historic Ely

Member since April 2019


Just £132.50 per person £265 per room

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Originally consisting of three properties and the home of a renowned local author, Poets House is a uniquely stylish hotel, restaurant and events venue. Coupling the buildings' original charm with stunning views of Ely's cathedral, elegant interiors, pretty courtyard garden, and lovingly prepared food, Poets House affords guests the perfect blend of luxury and comfort.

  • 21 stylish suites
  • Courtyard garden
  • Cathedral views
  • Located in the centre of historic Ely, just 1 hour from London
  • Relaxing Sonnet Bar & Lounge

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Luxury Sparkling Escape - Master

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Stay in a Master Double room and receive:

  • A pre-dinner Cocktail or glass of Champagne per person, each evening
  • Dinner for two each evening in the restaurant (£30 pp allowance for use towards food only)
  • 20% off any wines by the bottle taken with dinner
  • Full English breakfast daily
  • Late check out at noon

1 night stay

Package Price: £132.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £265 per room

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2 night stay

Package Price: £265 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £530 per room

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3 night stay

Package Price: £397.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £795 per room

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4 night stay

Package Price: £530 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,060 per room

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5 night stay

Package Price: £662.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,325 per room

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6 night stay

Package Price: £805 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,610 per room

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7 night stay

Package Price: £962.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,925 per room

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8 night stay

Package Price: £1,095 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £2,190 per room

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9 night stay

Package Price: £1,227.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £2,455 per room

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10 night stay

Package Price: £1,360 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £2,720 per room

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11 night stay

Package Price: £1,492.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £2,985 per room

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12 night stay

Package Price: £1,625 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £3,250 per room

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13 night stay

Package Price: £1,767.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £3,535 per room

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14 night stay

Package Price: £1,925 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £3,850 per room

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Luxury Sparkling Escape - Executive

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Stay in an Executive Master room and receive:

  • A pre-dinner Cocktail or glass of Champagne per person, each evening
  • Dinner for two each evening in the restaurant (£30 pp allowance for use towards food only)
  • 20% off any wines by the bottle taken with dinner
  • Full English breakfast daily
  • Late check out at noon

1 night stay

Package Price: £147.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £295 per room

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  • Friday & Saturday night premiums will apply

2 night stay

Package Price: £295 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £590 per room

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3 night stay

Package Price: £442.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £885 per room

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4 night stay

Package Price: £590 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,180 per room

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5 night stay

Package Price: £737.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,475 per room

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6 night stay

Package Price: £895 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,790 per room

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7 night stay

Package Price: £1,067.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £2,135 per room

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8 night stay

Package Price: £1,215 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £2,430 per room

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9 night stay

Package Price: £1,362.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £2,725 per room

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10 night stay

Package Price: £1,510 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £3,020 per room

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11 night stay

Package Price: £1,657.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £3,315 per room

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12 night stay

Package Price: £1,805 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £3,610 per room

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13 night stay

Package Price: £1,962.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £3,925 per room

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14 night stay

Package Price: £2,135 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £4,270 per room

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Facilities at Poets House

21 beautifully appointed bedrooms provide the perfect place to indulge in a little bit of luxury with period features and stunning views. 

The Dining Room restaurant at Poets House offers a great selection of seasonal dishes using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. The perfect place to catch up with friends, impress a dinner date or simply relax and enjoy the professional yet friendly service.

The Sonnet Bar & Lounge at Poets House is the perfect destination whatever time of day you choose to pop in. A relaxing space where you can sink into the sofas while catching up with friends.

Poets House
Poets House
  • 21 Bedrooms
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Internet Connection in Rooms

Home truths

There is no parking onsite at Poets House. There is parking just 5 minutes away and the hotel are happy to help with luggage. Valet parking is available at an extra charge of £15.


Good to know

  • Hotel check-in time: 2:00 PM
  • Hotel check-out time: 11:00 AM

Parking Facilities

Please note offsite car parking area is located within 5 minutes walking distance of Poets House. The hotel will be happy to assist with unloading your luggage before you park your vehicle. Access to the barrier together with clear directions will be available for collection at reception.

A valet parking service is offered at a charge of £15. 


There are a number of free to use public car parks only a few moments walk from the hotel. Although all parking is free, restrictions do apply.

Disabled Access

1 easy accessible room on the ground floor 

History of the hotel

Dating back to 1215, Oliver Cromwell's House is adjacent to the hotel. 

Child Policy

The hotel does not have any family rooms. 

Dogs Policy

Pets are not permitted within the hotel

Other Information

Nestling in the dramatic Fenland countryside, Ely is perfect for a short break.  

Train services from London to Ely station take just one hour.
 

The Rooms at Poets House

House room

* King Sized Bed
* Copper Bath
* Rainwater Shower & Bathrobes
* Complimentary Wi-Fi
* Smart TV
* Tea & Coffee Tray

King sized bed with dramatic copper baths and rainwater showers and fluffy bathrobes. 

House room, Poets House

Poets House - House room

Master Double room

* Larger Room With King Bed
* Copper Bath
* Rainwater Shower & Bathrobes
* Complimentary Wi-Fi
* Smart TV
* Tea & Coffee Tray

For the ultimate in added in luxury, upgrade to our larger master rooms with king sized bed, dramatic copper baths, rainwater showers and fluffy bathrobes. 

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Master Double room, Poets House

Poets House - Master Double room

Executive Master room

* Larger Room With King Bed
* Copper Bath
* Rainwater Shower & Bathrobes
* Complimentary Wi-Fi
* Smart TV
* Tea & Coffee Tray

Largest rooms in the hotel with king sized bed, dramatic copper baths, rainwater showers and fluffy bathrobes. 

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Executive Master room, Poets House

Poets House - Executive Master room

The Dining Room

The Dining Room restaurant at Poets House, Ely offers a great selection of seasonal dishes using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. The perfect place to catch up with friends, impress a dinner date or simply relax and enjoy the professional yet friendly service.


Opening Times

The Dining Room

Dinner: 6pm - 9pm

Saturday& Sunday Lunch: 12pm to 4pm

 

Sonnet Bar & Lounge – Lounge food Menu

Sunday  to Saturday: 10am to 9pm


Dress Code

Smart casual


The Dining Room restaurant, Poets House

The Dining Room restaurant, Poets House

Sonnet Bar & Lounge

The Sonnet Bar & Lounge at Poets House is the perfect destination whatever time of day you choose to pop in.  A relaxing space where you can sink into the sofas while catching up with friends.

An array of choices are available, from good coffee with homemade cake to a light lunch with a cheeky cocktail. 

 

Afternoon Tea

Experience a little of England's heritage with a traditional afternoon tea. A selection of finger sandwiches, cake, warm scones with clotted cream and jam are all lovingly prepared to create a truly unforgettable afternoon tea experience. 
For a little extra indulgence why not add a glass of chilled bubbly...


Opening Times

The Dining Room

Dinner: 6pm - 9pm

Saturday& Sunday Lunch: 12pm to 4pm

 

Sonnet Bar & Lounge – Lounge food Menu

Sunday  to Saturday: 10am to 9pm


Dress Code

Smart casual


Sonnet Bar & Lounge restaurant, Poets House

Poets House - Sonnet Bar & Lounge restaurant

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Poets House Location

Map & Directions

Address

St Mary's Street
Ely
Cambridgeshire
CB7 4EY

Please note offsite car parking area is located within 5 minutes walking distance of Poets House. The hotel will be happy to assist with unloading your luggage before you park your vehicle. Access to the barrier together with clear directions will be available for collection at reception.

A valet parking service is offered at a charge of £15. 


There are a number of free to use public car parks only a few moments walk from the hotel. Although all parking is free, restrictions do apply.


How to get here

Directions 
- A10 to Ely
- Follow Cambridge Street & St Mary's Street
- We are on the left after 1 mile.

- Airports: Cambridge 17 miles, Heathrow 105 miles.
- Railway: Ely 0.8 miles

 

Car Parking:

St Mary's Street - Closest Short Stay Car Park (2 minutes walk)
Monday - Saturday 08.00am - 18.00pm, 2 hours maximum stay. 
No return within 2 hours.

Barton Road - Closest Long Stay Car Park (5 minutes walk)
Monday - Saturday 23 hours Parking
Maximum stay of 90 minutes between 08.00am - 08.30am. 08.30am - 08.00am no restrictions, no charges. 
No return within 2 hours.


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Location & Local Attractions

Ely Cathedral is on our doorstep whilst you are also within easy walking distance of the Stained Glass Museum, Oliver Cromwell's House and Ely Museum. 

The Eel trail is an excellent way of seeing this historic city at its best - this circular walk self-guided by brass waymarkers set in the ground, takes you past the oldest parts of Ely with its beautiful monastic buildings, stunning architecture and spectacular views. 

With many gift shops, craft shops, antique shops, art galleries and markets there are plenty of browsing and shopping opportunities, whilst Cambridge and Newmarket are a just a short drive away.