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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

From the decorations to the staff, everything was amazing. We stayed here for a night at the end of our trip to NL and it was exactly what we needed to help us unwind after a long trip. Every room was decorated differently, was very clean, and had everything we needed to have a comfortable stay. At first the room... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Beautiful heritage home. Rooms somewhat updated. No hosts or check in area. Staff at breakfast could be friendlier which surprised me because Newfoundland is known for friendly people. Food was okay but no options offered.

Thank Lorraine a
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Stayed here for one night recently.Never saw another human being in the building.No one to welcome you or check you in and no one available to answer questions.This gave the inn a lonely,impersonal feel. The booklet in the room said no password required for their wifi but we tried to log onto the internet and it asked for a password.Tried... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

I honestly don't know what to think about this place. Yes, the setting is gorgeous and old with all sorts of architecture details. And yes, breakfast is served in the morning. That's where it ends with regards to being a B&B. No one actually lives here, which is what I'd normally expect with a B&B. Part of the charm with... More 

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Niskayuna, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

The Compton House offers a great location near downtown shopping and great restaurants. The rooms are spacious, clean and have adequate conveniences. They have a nice hot shower and plenty of towels! The breakfast is lovely and will cater to gluten free needs.

Thank Deborah F
Cranbrook, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

Stayed here during a recent visit to St. Johns. We were wowed by the room and the staff that treated us so well during our visit. We found the location to be quiet and really enjoyed the breakfast. It was a great way to start our Newfoundland adventure.

Thank Puckducker
The_Leaside_Group, Owner at Compton House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Compton House during your vacation in Newfoundland. It truly is a place where you can "Escape The Everyday"! More 

St. John's, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

Compton House proved to be a fantastic venue for our weekend conference. The guest rooms were beautiful and comfortable with heated floors in some of the bathrooms. The conference room was spacious with lots of light and character. It was quiet and peaceful. My contact, Colleen, genuinely cared about us and our needs. I would highly recommend Compton House for... More 

Thank Stefanie F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015

We stayed here for two nights in August. The night before our wedding and the night of. We arrived early and were shown to our room with no wait. I booked the Avalon suite and it was beautiful. It was the perfect suite for having some wedding pictures taken in. Breakfast was great and the hotel was very quiet. Would... More 

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Stonewall, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Not happy with this at all. Seemed more like a boarding house. No one on site overnight. Arrived at 8:00 pm. When I phoned about getting a coffee, I was told to go to Coffee shop up the street. Bathroom was mouldy, nothing in the fridge to even purchase.

Thank eastcoastfav
DAF154964, Owner at Compton House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Unfortunate to hear that you were not happy with your stay. Know that while a staff member wasn't onsite after 8pm, one of us are always available if needed. We do have a coffee & tea available in the dining room around the clock for guests - unfortunately one of our new staff members had not been privy to this... More 

Concord, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

Stayed 3 nights at this B&B and was truly spoiled by the accommodations and staff. We stayed in the Baffin suite which is the largest suite and very comfortable for a family of 3. Beautiful red and grey decor throughout with a jacuzzi tub in the middle of the room. Unfortunately we didn't get to experience the heated floor in... More 

Thank Lisa P
DAF154964, Owner at Compton House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments about your stay at Compton House. The Baffin Suite is one of our guest favourites! Hope to see you again soon. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Compton House Heritage Inn & Apartments consists of a pair of enchanting Victorian properties just a 15 minute walk from historic downtown St. John’s that offers Canada Select 4-star luxury bed and breakfast accommodations. Compton House Heritage Inn has been designated a heritage property by the City of St. John’s and is set in over an acre of beautifully landscaped gardens in the Waterford River valley. Both the river and the St. John’s section of the famous Trans-Canada Hiking Trail are accessible from steps just across the street from Compton House. Both properties have been professionally restored and are lavishly decorated with polished wood, ornate moldings, many original fireplaces, and furnished with antiques, period furniture, original artwork. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Compton House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 26 Waterford Bridge Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 1C6, Canada
Location: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > St. John's
Price Range: $52 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Compton House Bed & Breakfast Newfoundland, Canada
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