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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 83 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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

South Cave, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been staying with Sue and Jerry for a good few years now and we look forward to our stay every year. They never disappoint. We had a lovely welcome, I got my favourite room, Maine (I could sit in that window seat all day watching the world go by!) and as always the room was spotless. The breakfasts are... More

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

We're so pleased you enjoyed your ''perfect'' stay with us again. It's lovely to have guests return year after year....and to enjoy their favourite room (Maine) with the window seat and view of the park and Loughrigg Fell. We're thrilled that you keep coming back for the ''amazing'' breakfast too! The Maine room is one of the larger rooms in... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a recommendation from friends we spent 3 nights at Sue&Jerry's lovely B&B in the heart of picturesque Ambleside and had a wonderful time. The breakfasts were truly legendary and exceeded all expectations. What we loved most was the relaxed atmosphere and the attention to detail, nothing was too much trouble for our hosts. The room was spotless and the... More

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

Thank you so much! We're pleased you enjoyed your stay at Compston House American-style B&B, especially our ''legendary'' breakfasts, spotless rooms, comfy bed and the free permit to use the local pay and display car parks for free! Yes, the Texas room, which has a king bed and is on the second floor of the house, has lovely views of... More

Ambleside
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place to stay. Was only two nights but really wished for longer. Very clean rooms and amazing breakfast. Thank you will be back as the owners made us feel so special. Try the pancakes, they are to die for.

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

Thank you so much for all your kind words. We're glad you enjoyed everything about your stay at Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside. Come see us again sometime when you need a break from the decorators!! More

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the second we arrived we were treated as if we were family, the service was amazing, the breakfast was amazing and the room was spotless. Free wifi brilliant customer service, run by two of the nicest people I have ever met.

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

We're so pleased you had an ''amazing'' stay with us! Yes, there is free WiFi, spotless rooms and our award winning breakfast! It was a pleasure to meet you, and we look forward to your next stay at Compston House American-style B&B! Don't forget to book direct on the Compston House American-style B&B Official Website, for the lowest tariff and... More

Cirencester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at this wonderful American B&B, we have only been back 4 hours, and just have to say it was amazing. Sue and Jerry gave us a very warm welcome and to be honest, it feels like we've know them for years. Our room was immaculately clean, the shower and tiles sparkled, it looked liked we... More

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

Thank you so much for the ''Excellent'' rating, and all the superlatives! We're pleased you enjoyed our ''First Class Breakfast'' and ''Five Star Service''! We do our best, and it's great to be appreciated! It was a pleasure to meet you both, and we look forward to your next visit! And yes, tell all your family and friends about your... More

Shipley, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an excellent 2 night stay at the American B&B. Sue and Jerry were so friendly and made us feel at home as soon as we crossed the doorstep. Nothing was too much trouble and the crowning glory was the breakfast which set you up perfectly for the day and there was certainly no skimping on portions! The place is... More

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

Thank you so much for your very kind words. We're really pleased you enjoyed your two night stay with us, especially the ''crowning glory'', which is our award winning breakfast! And yes, Compston House American-style B&B is ''perfectly situated'' in Ambleside town centre, close to all the restaurants, pubs, wine bars, cinema, and shops that this great little village has... More

Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my fiancé had a lovely stay in this American themed b&b. The hotel is so personal and they make every effort to call you by your name which is very nice. We booked late during the Summer holidays so the hotel was almost full. Because of this, we needed to change rooms for the second night which we... More

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

Thank you so much for highly recommending Compston House American-style B&B! It seems that you loved everything about your two night stay here, which makes us very happy too! We hope to see you again sometime. Just remember to check the Compston House Official Website to get the lowest tariff and best choice of rooms available! More

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Address: Compston Road, Ambleside LA229DJ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
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Hotel Class:4 star — Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B 4*
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