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Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

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Compston Road, Ambleside LA229DJ, England
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Go to the Compton House for the breakfast alone!!!!! With a choice of as many American pancakes as you can eat, sweet eggy bread and so much more to choose from, it's a real treat. Sue provides service with a smile, whilst Jerry provides some really dry humour that kept us entertained throughout. The room is comfortable and clean and... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned for a few nights at Compston House, with ours hosts Sue & Jerry, who make you welcome from the minute your arrive, with the little touches of personality & character making all the difference. This is a house that is run with a smile and a genuine desire for people to enjoy themselves. This is best displayed by... More 

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

We're so pleased when guests come for a return visit, and enjoy our ''excellent breakfasts from the extensive menu''. Yes, you can ''enjoy the breakfast of our choice and any combination you may wish to have cooked for you''. There is no need to pre-order your breakfast at Compston House American-style B&B....everything is cooked fresh to your order each and... More 

Clitheroe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have just stayed at Compston House for the first time. Sue and Jerry made us very welcome. The place is immaculate, lovely rooms and the American breakfast was unbelievable! Loved the little extras such as complimentary chocolates. Thanks to Sue and Jerry for looking after us so well.

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

Thank yo Lesley for all your kind words. We're pleased you enjoyed our ''immaculate, tidy rooms'' and ''unbelievable breakfast''. We do our best to look after our guests! We look forward to your next visit at Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside! More 

Windsor, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would highly recommend Compstone house. Jerry and Sue are fantastic hosts, very welcoming and helpful. The room was spotlessly clean and tidy. The breakfasts are fantastic and the pancakes are very tasty indeed. Overall a very relaxing stay and we definitely plan to return soon. The location is very central and convenient. Thanks again Jerry and Sue! G&F

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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 enjoyed our ''clean and tidy rooms'' and our ''fantastic breakfasts'' Yes, Compston House American-style B&B is conveniently located in Ambleside.....just a short stroll from all the restaurants, bistros, pubs, shops, and cinemas that Ambleside has to offer. We hope to see you again... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
21 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sue and Jerry make you very welcome in this excellent B&B in Ambleside. Great rooms and renovated en suite. Breakfast was fantastic with plenty of choice and extras. Ask for more and it will keep coming. The pancakes and muffins are lovely. They recommended local places to eat and given discounts if available. Highly recommended place to stay, great location... More 

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

Thank you Andrew and Sarah. We're pleased you found your stay at Compston House American-style B&B to be ''amazing, great, fantastic and wonderful''. Yes, our en-suites are newly renovated.....glad you noticed! We hope to see you both again soon! More 

Warrington, England
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78 reviews 78 reviews
48 hotel reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from our 9th visit to Compston House, which we enjoyed as much as all the previous stays. This time we stayed in Maine, as the room we usually have was booked for one of our nights, and we liked this room very much, with its king bed and window seat. Sue's breakfasts were their usual extremely... More 

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

Thank you Elaine and Colin for staying with us nine times so far....usually twice per year! It's always nice to welcome back your smiling faces! Yes, you can ''mix and match'' your breakfast from the extensive menu...you can have a full breakfast, any part of it, or any combination of ingredients. And, there is no need to pre-order, as your... More 

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

This was our fifth stay at Compston House and like all previous visits, we were warmly welcomed by Sue and Jerry on arrival. We have stayed in several different rooms but this time we chose 'Texas' and as before we were delighted with our room. The rooms and ensuites are always spotlessly clean, have everything you need - lovely white... More 

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

Thank you Michele and Ray! We were pleased to welcome you back for your fifth visit to Compston House American-style B&B. And thank you for writing all those kind words! We're glad you enjoyed Jerry's Brooklyn hospitality, as well as our extensive breakfast menu, all cooked up fresh to your order each morning. Yes, there are lots of local restaurants... More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Compston House and we received a very warm welcome from Sue and Jerry, who were the perfect hosts! We stayed in the Florida room which is on the top floor and is one of the largest rooms with good views of the countryside. We also had the benefit of a private parking space with... More 

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

Thank you Louise and Jeff! We're pleased you enjoyed your first visit to Compston House American-style BB and it's good to know you ''couldn't even consider staying anywhere else in Ambleside''. The Florida room is the largest room in the house, with double views, a skylight, and a separate seating area. It also comes with its own private parking space.... More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our third visit and Sue and Jerry were just as welcoming as before! The breakfast choices have increased since our last visit which we were surprised at given how lovely and varied they were at our last two stays. The breakfasts are excellent and very generous in portion size especially the American pancakes and maple syrup. A lovely... More 

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

Thank you Chris and Joanne for your third visit to Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside! Yes, we've increased our breakfast choices again....after a recent visit to America. So there's even more to choose from. You can have a full breakfast, any part of it, any combination, and something different each day. And, there is no need to pre-order......everything is... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Compston House American-Style B&B or rather Sue & Jerry our hosts, have taken the B&B experience to a whole new level. As well as all the things you always hope for when stopping at a B&B - immaculate, comfortable, good location etc Sue and Jerry went the extra mile in EVERY way. They are the most friendly and hospitable B&B... More 

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

Thank you Nick and Nikki for all your kind words! We loved your comment about ''taking the B&B experience to w whole new level, as well as your description of our Award Winning Breakfast as ''total loveliness''!! We believe our guests deserve special treatment, and we hope to see you both again soon! More 

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