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Little Downham Anchor

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent Saturday night here after a day at Cheffin's vintage machinery sale. It was excellent from start to finish. The staff were friendly helpful and very efficient. We had a wonderful dinner in the dining room. We could have eaten in the bar, same menu but chose the quieter dining room.Service was first class. Our bedroom was well equipped and...

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just stayed in this hotel for five nights. From start to finish, our visit was excellent. The hotel is situated on the main street running through Little Downham but as there is very little traffic, this was no problem. Little Downham is beautiful and we particularly liked walking the nature trail and sitting in the peaceful community orchard...

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This is the best steak night around. The quality of the steak is incredible and the service was second to none. Both my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our meal along with the accompaniments and bread basket.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We had lunch here as a party of six. The staff let us push two tables together as they didn't have a table big enough. All the staff were really pleasant and friendly. The pub was really nicely decorated and very clean. One person had lasagne and he said it was really tasty. The rest of us had tuna mayo...

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Tumbi Umbi, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Stayed in January 2017. Difficult to fault anything. Food was good and breakfast was excellent. The accommodation was spotlessly clean and the underfloor heating a welcome surprise when getting out of bed on a cold frosty winters morning. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a place to stay close to Ely.

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Little A, General Manager at Little Downham Anchor, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

After a successful stay at The Anchor a couple of months back whilst visting Ely we decided to see in the New Year at The Anchor New Years Eve Party. Included in the ticket price of £10 was an excellent disco, hot buffet with a wide selection of food and at midnight they put on a fireworks display. We danced...

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Little A, General Manager at Little Downham Anchor, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We are pleased you had a good time and hope to see you again in the future. All the best for 2017.

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We stayed here to attend a local function, we received a warm welcome, very clean well equipped accomadation, great food, comfortable surroundings. We would definitely return, and recommend The Anchor, good access to Ely, car required.

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Little A, General Manager at Little Downham Anchor, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment and hope to see you again in the future.

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Booked for sunday lunch - Everything was really lovely - Good food - All hot and fresh - All of the staff were very friendly and attentive - Will definitely go again and recommend - Children friendly :)

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Little A, General Manager at Little Downham Anchor, responded to this review

So glad you had a great meal and hope to see you again in the future.

Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We held a family event here on 18th November with a buffet lunch for 40 people. A number of us also stayed for one, and some for two nights. The food was delicious, the staff were very pleasant and efficient and the rooms were nicely furnished and absolutely spotless. Highly recommended.

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Little A, General Manager at Little Downham Anchor, responded to this review

I am so pleased you enjoyed your buffet lunch and stay with us. Thank you for your comments. I will pass them on to our staff. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to The Anchor very soon.

Folkestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Booked here at last minute for Sunday lunch whilst staying with family in the area. Friendly staff, restaurant clean and bright. The menu was not very original but there was something for everyone. One of our party had roast beef, the rest of us had the burger. The roast looked excellent and very plentiful. The burgers were lovely and the...

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Little A, General Manager at Little Downham Anchor, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I am pleased you all enjoyed your meals and found it good value for money. We certainly aim to please and enjoy hearing our customers feedback. I will pass on your comments regarding Sunday menu choices to our head chef. I'm glad you agree that there is something for everyone, here at The Anchor.

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Little Downham Anchor is located in the heart of the Fens with beautiful countryside all around. Welney Wildfowl Centre is close by, many great walks close by for photographers, artists and nature lovers alike to take in the diverse scenes and wildlife. The City of Ely is a mile or so down the road with its beautiful Cathedral with its Octagon tower within walking distance. Ely also has great rail links to the whole of England. Take time out to visit our lovely village with its historical surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Little Downham Anchor

Address: Main Street, Little Downham, Ely CB6 2ST, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Ely > Little Downham
Price Range: $106 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Room 5 was beautiful - but watch your head on the sloping ceiling!”
phyllis1946, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had room 3, at the front of the building, quiet despite the road.”
NelliePegsSister, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask the friendly management team”
hargravep, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the front of the Pub are on the main road and were noisy and small”
Bazzer216, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The front of the hotel is on a busy rural main road, so there is some noise.”
Digger47, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
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