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Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

4.0 of 5 Compston Road, Ambleside LA229DJ, England
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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cramlington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third visit to Compston House in Ambleside and as per our previous visits we were warmly welcomed by both Sue and Jerry. As with our last stay we were in the Florida room which gives views of the local park and surrounding hills. As usual the room was spotlessly clean and came with a kettle for making... More 

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Whitehaven, England, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
2,686 helpful votes 2,686 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have just spent a very pleasant two nights at Compston House. We were greeted by Sue and Jerry and were immediately on first name terms. Sue showed us to our room which was spotlessly clean, and equipped with tea and coffee facilities, lovely toiletries and even a box of tissues. For a bit of fun every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my girlfriend's first visit and my second visit, and our stay completely lived up to the expectations I'd put into her mind. Once again, both Jerry and Sue (the owners) were on hand to greet us, providing a really warm welcome, restaurant recommendations, and quick introduction to the B&B. We booked a room that came with an allocated... More 

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

Thank you Rich for taking the time to write that wonderful review. It was nice to see you again, and to meet Vanessa this time! Yes, our three larger rooms (Florida, Hawaii, and Maine) come with their own FREE allocated parking space. The other double rooms come with a FREE money-saving permit to use the local pay and display car... More 

Inverness
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with my fiancée we stayed in Montana(?) I can't remember, it was a small room on the top floor, but it had everything we needed as we were just getting away for two nights before we have a baby...one last trip! The hosts (I'm sorry I forget their names) were great from start to finish, it was... More 

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

Thank you for all your kind words. Yes, you stayed in the Montana room on the top floor, which is the coziest room in the house, but ''has everything you need''. We're pleased you enjoyed the ''plentiful and very well cooked'' breakfast. Our award winning sausages are hand made by our local butcher right here in Ambleside. We hope to... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Compston House over the weekend of half term. Sue and Jerry could not have been better hosts. Very welcoming and had a wealth of information about the area. The room was spotless as was the rest of the house. I can't say just how great the breakfast was, you have to experience it for yourselves. I'll be... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write all those kind words! We're pleased you found your room ''spotless, as was the rest of the house''. We work very hard to ensure everything is fresh and super clean. Yes, Compston House American-style B&B is in a great location too....close to the restaurants and shops of Ambleside, and the... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here this valentine weekend. Jerry and Sue are excellent hosts,very friendly and welcoming. The breakfast is unbelievably great and wholesome especially the pancakes and the biggest rashers of bacon i have ever seen. The accommodation is very comfortable and very clean.Also a few personal touches added to a truly great stay. We will definitely be going back here... More 

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

We're pleased you enjoyed your Valentine's weekend at Compston House American-style B&B, especially our award winning breakfast. Yes, we get a special cut of home cured bacon from our local butcher right here in Ambleside. We believe in using the freshest, local ingredients whenever possible. And yes, you have lots of choice from our extensive breakfast menu! We look forward... More 

discerning lancashire
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Compston House is on a mainish one-way road into Ambleside, but it is on the peripherry of the town facing a park, in fact a quiet area but not far out of the town centre. On arrival, we were made very welcome by Sue and Jerry, who explained about the car parking system and the usual things, breakfast times etc.... More 

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

Thank you for choosing Compston House American-style B&B for your wedding anniversary break! We're pleased you enjoyed the Texas room, which is ''a good sized room with a king sized bed''. Yes, we like to keep the house cozy and warm, and the heating is adjustable in every room. All of our rooms have views of the fells too. We... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night on a Saturday. The B&B was fully occupied which is a good sign, but we didn't even notice any other guests until breakfast. We were welcomed in by Sue and Jerry who were very friendly and explained about the parking and breakfast and where some good restaurants were. They asked what we had planned, and... More 

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

Thank you Anita and Chris for taking the time to write all those kind words! We're pleased you enjoyed your stay in the New York room.....which has a king size bed. We're glad you enjoyed our ''lovely'' breakfast and ''immaculate room'', and we look forward to your next visit....maybe you can stay longer next time? Don't forget to book direct... More 

Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Stayed at Compston House for three days over new year and had a fabulous time. Sue and Jerry are a great friendly couple who couldn't do enough for you. Comfortable clean rooms. And the breakfast, well where do I start?? The breakfast was lovely and filling enough to keep us going on our long walks. Will definitely visit again. thank... 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 so pleased you enjoyed your New Year break with us and found our rooms ''clean and comfortable''. And yes, our Award Winning Breakfast '' is enough to keep you going on your long walks''. We look forward to your next visit!! More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Just returned from a weekend away celebrating my wife's birthday. The B&B is ideally located, spotlessly clean and has a breakfast that will keep you full all day. We were given a parking pass when we arrived, which saves you a small fortune in the lake district. We were also given a 10% off voucher to use at the Doi... More 

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

Thank you Paul and Suzanne for taking the time to write all those kind words! We're pleased you enjoyed everything about your stay at Compston House American-style B&B, including our award winning breakfast and spotlessly clean rooms. Yes, our free permits to use the local pay and display car parks save you quite a bit of money, not only in... 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*
Number of rooms: 9
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