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Hotel Barge Waternimf

Annesdale, Ely CB7 4BN England See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t be put off by the fact this is a barge. It is not any sort of narrow boat, it is a Dutch River barge. We stayed in the stern cabin with a bath tub. The bed was so comfortable and the owner greeted us...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit to Ely was on our "Wish List", so what better surprise break for my wife than to book our stay on a barge on the River Ouse. Her surprise soon turned to delight when she boarded the barge and entered the lovely modern...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Adrian374
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

a lovely place to stay, querky and fun. All you could want in rooms, welcome drink on arrival. Come and go as you please. Fantastic breakfast, cooked to order and what you want. Stuart a great host, nice to meet other guests and chat. There...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We as a group of 8 stayed on Waternimf for a weekend in sunny October. It surpasses any expectation we may have had. The accommodation is luxurious and spotlessly clean. The rooms have been designed fantastically and have everything you need in a small space....More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank troodle
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This was a great place to stay - very helpful host and lovely to be on the river Good breakfast - lovely alternative to hotels and thought the standard of accommodation was excellent Will def stay here again next year

Date of stay: September 2018
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Five bedroom hotel on a Dutch barge comprising of double cabins with ensuite bathrooms. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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US$111 - US$177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Barge Waternimf Ely, Cambridgeshire
United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Ely
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US$111 - US$177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Barge Waternimf Ely, Cambridgeshire
United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Ely
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18 April 2018|
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Response from StuartF1338 | Property representative |
Hello, we would allocate you a bow cabin,they have opening skylights, so can be made much cooler I'd needs be. And yes we would provide a small fan if the weather was unseasonably warm. With kind regards Stuart
22 October 2017|
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Response from petermccabe1968 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely. Very private with sound proof rooms. Quaint place will definitely stay again.
Room Tips
"all rooms are fantastic but for a real romantic touch opt for the stern room with the bath in the bedroom."
13 Jul 2018
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"The stern cabin has a sit bath, other rooms have showers"
16 Jun 2018
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"Cabin with the bath has the least space. All cabins are compact but well equipped."
7 May 2018
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"Ask for riverside cabin - nicer views thro' portholes."
28 Apr 2018
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