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Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Compston Road, Ambleside LA229DJ, England
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Ranked #4 of 84 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
LorraineZarins Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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  • Location
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed with Sue and Jerry for 3 nights recently, My room was the single room and I can't fault it one little bit, it was spotless with an en-suite, and fairly big for a single, Sue and Jerry made me feel very welcome and they are excellent hosts ! Sue's breakfasts were to die for, everything was made from... More

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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you Lorraine! Yes, we have a lovely en-suite single room, which has a nice view of the park. We're pleased you enjoyed our award winning breakfasts too. We want our breakfast to set you up for a day walking on the fells. Ambleside is a great base for fell walking too....you don't even need a car, you can take... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

On arrival we were greeted by both Jerry & Sue and knew my name without even asking! I was shown to the off street parking and that remained ours for the duration of our stay. The whole B&B is spotless and has a lovely lounge area for just sitting and relaxing. Along with a great dining area for breakfast. Before... More

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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

We're very pleased that you liked ....well everything....about your stay at Compston House American-style B&B! From the spotlessly clean rooms, to the many options to choose from at breakfast, to the window seat in the Maine room! Glad to hear your stay with us was ''Simply Perfect', and we look forward to your next visit. Don't forget to check the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This could possibly be the best guest house accommodation we have stayed in. Nothing is an inconvenience to the owners who have made us feel very welcome. The rooms are first class, the food is to die for and so good.

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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

We're so pleased Pauline and Steve that you thought our little B&B was ''first class''! We're happy you enjoyed your stay with us so much, especially our award winning breakfast! We hope to see you both again soon! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with Sue and Jerry for 3 nights at the end of the School holidays, from 5th September till 8th September, The B n B is located in the centre of Ambleside, yes there can be a little bit of Traffic noise going past till 9-10pm in the Evenings, but im sure that is true for ALL of the B... More

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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you Sam and Claire for your kind words. We're so pleased you had a ''fantastic'' break at Compston House American-style B&B. Yes, we have designated off-street parking spaces for our three largest rooms....Florida, Maine and Hawaii. The other double rooms come with a money-saving permit to use the local pay and display car parks for free. So....all double rooms... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for the second time this August; we were here last summer too. Really good breakfasts, good location in Ambleside, nice clean rooms, and sue and Gerry are friendly owners. We stayed in 'Montana' which I think is the smallest double room; this was fine for us for three nights and has a lovely view of the hills... More

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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you Adam and Kate! It was great to see you both again, and we look forward to your next visit. We get many guests who return to Compston House American-style B&B again and again, and we're always pleased to see them. Yes, Montana is the smallest room in the house, but it has everything you need, including views. This... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in the Hawaii room. The room was very nice with an ensuite shower room. The room is very bright and overlooks the park. Breakfast was perfect and Sue and Jerry were great hosts.

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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write all those kind words! We're pleased you thought ''breakfast was perfect''. We've received the Visit Britain Breakfast Award for the past 5 consecutive years. You have a large choice for your breakfast, all freshly cooked to order, using the finest local ingredients. Yes, the Hawaii room has lovely views of the park... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for four nights and found the accommodation breakfast and hosts sue and Jerry to be first class. Ambleside is a beautiful place made even better by this gem. Sue and Jerry we thank you for your hospitality and making us feel so welcome. We stayed in the Maine room overlooking the park and would definitely recommend to... More

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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

We're so pleased you thought everything at Compston House American-style B&B was ''first class''. Yes, the Maine room has a window seat, and overlooks the park and Loughrigg fell. This room also comes with its own off-street parking space. We hope to see you again soon. Don't forget to check the Compston House Official Website for the lowest tariff and... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely stay here at the end of August 2014. Very clean and fresh B and B. Jerry is the perfect host and Sue makes the most wonderful breakfasts, with lots of choice. Would definitely stay here again. Marie and John, Cheshire.

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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much Marie and John for all your kind words. It was a pleasure to meet you, and we're pleased you enjoyed the cleanliness, hospitality and choice of breakfasts here at Compston House American-style B&B! We look forward to your next visit. Remember to check the Compston House Official Website for the lowest tariff and best choice of... More

Wallington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second time we have stayed with Sue and Jerry. We wanted to visit the area again and Compston House is a perfect base. We were given the warmest welcome and shown to our spotlessly clean room. We stayed in Texas last year and Wyoming this time and both rooms are bright and modern with en suite shower... More

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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

We're so pleased that you decided to return for another stay at Compston House American-style B&B! Yes, our beds are very comfortable, and our breakfast is ''awesome'', with lots of choice available so you can design your own breakfast, and have something different each day of your stay if you wish! Yes, the pancakes are very popular, but we also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our 5th time staying with Sue and Jerry at Compston House which speaks for itself!! Sue and Jerry are the perfect hosts and always make you feel really welcome, and the rooms in which we've stayed in (Hawaii/New York/Florida/Texas) are all spotlessly clean and very comfortable with all amenities you need after a tiring days walk (especially the... More

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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, and for staying with us 5 times so far. We love guests that return again and again for our spotless rooms and ''awesome'' breakfasts, made with award winning bacon and sausage from our local butcher, as well as local free range eggs. We look forward to your next visit! Don't forget to check the... More

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Address: Compston Road, Ambleside LA229DJ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B 4*
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