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Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sue and Jerry are friendly and generous hosts of this charming B&B. The breakfasts are just amazing, really have the wow factor. We stayed in Maine and found it very relaxing. It's perfectly located and Ambleside is the nicest town in the area in my opinion. We'll be back, can't wait.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 5 nights on our first visit to the Lake District last month. Ambleside was an ideal location as it was easy to visit many of the lakes we had on our list, and there were also some lovely walks that started from Ambleside itself. Compston House offered clean and comfortable accommodation at a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Welcoming, friendly owners, Sue and Garry, have created a little corner of the best of North America in the picturesque town of Ambleside. The rooms are comfortable and whimsically decorated and, of course, the award winning breakfasts are a delight. Sue will cook to order for you, and Garry makes sure you are well fed. I would return to Ambleside... More 

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

We're so pleased you enjoyed you first stay so much at Compston House American-style B&B! Thank you for highlighting our comfortable rooms, and award winning breakfasts, which are cooked to your order, fresh each day! We look forward to seeing you again! Remember to book direct on the Compston House American-style B&B Official Website for the lowest tariff and best... More 

Sheffield
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great Bed and Breakfast! Sue and Jerry are fantastic hosts! Sue does the cooking of amazing breakfasts English or American which will set you up for the day and Jerry serves them to you with some friendly chat. We stayed 2 nights in the Florida suite on the top floor it was really spacious and very clean with great views... More 

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

Thank you for leaving such a fabulous review on TripAdvisor! We're delighted you enjoyed your stay at Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside, including our award winning breakfast. The Florida room is the largest room in the house, with double views of the fells, a skylight, and a separate seating area. And, it comes with it's own designated off-street parking... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is an option of check-in times, 11am - 1pm or 4pm - 7pm. We booked a room with a permit to use the local pay and display car park (a short walk from the B & B) for free, which we had no problems with. The room we booked was their 'cosiest' room (Montana) I liked the decor, it... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to post such a positive review on TripAdvisor! We are delighted to know that we exceeded your expectations. Yes, there is the option of early check-in time from 11am to 1pm, for those who book direct on the Compston House American-style B&B Official Website. Yes, Montana is advertised as our economy double room. It... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really great stay at Compton House. Sue and Jerry are fantastic hosts, nothing is too much trouble for them. The room was very clean and comfortable, the en-suite was a touch on the small size but perfectly functional. The breakfast was delicious, it's obvious that only the best ingredients are used, the breakfast service was attentive with... More 

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

We are pleased you had a ''really great stay'' at Compston House American-style B&B! Thank you for highlighting your ''very clean and comfortable room, as well as the '''delicious breakfast, using only the ''best ingredients'' We look forward to your next visit. Remember to book direct on the Compston House American-style B&B Official Website for the lowest tariff and best... More 

Ballymoney, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay in the heart of town, handy to restaurants. Room was very comfortable and immaculately clean. The breakfast choice was amazing and the American pancakes with maple syrup have to be sampled during your stay. The owners Gerry and Sue are lovely friendly people and so helpful with great recommendations for our evening meals. Will certainly come... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your experience at Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside! We are delighted to know that you had a pleasant stay, and found your room to be ''very comfortable and immaculately clean, and the breakfast choice to be ''amazing''. Yes, there are plenty of restaurants, bistros and pubs to choose from for an evening meal in Ambleside,... More 

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

Everything we read was true. Our room was very clean and comfortable, the breakfasts were amazing and Sue and Jerry were incredibly warm and welcoming. There are a good range of places to eat within a very short walk. We would thoroughly recommend this B&B.

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

We're delighted we were able to exceed your expectations! Thank you for highlighting the ''amazing breakfasts, and very clean and comfortable room''. We appreciate that you ''would thoroughly recommend'' Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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

This was our 4th stay with Sue and Jerry at Compston House. The room we stayed in(Wyoming) was great and very comfortable and t's situated on the first floor, so not too many stairs after a days walking. The breakfast and service is outstanding. Plenty of choice to suit everyone, we recommend the American Breakfast with pancakes and scrambled eggs!... More 

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

It was so nice to see you again, and we're delighted you enjoyed your 4th stay at Compston House American-style B&B. We know the Wyoming room is your favourite room, and we're pleased you find it so comfortable that you book it every time you stay. Thank you for highlighting that ''breakfast and service is outstanding, with plenty of choice... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our stay at Compston. Stayed in the light spacious Florida superior room with excellent views of the town and fells and easy access to walks. Breakfast second to none using local produce, with plenty of British and American options. Our personal favourite, the eggy bread and fruit pancakes. Thanks Sue and Jerry, hope to make it back soon!

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

Many thanks for all your kind words. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay in the ''light, spacious Florida room, which has ''excellent'' views of the village and the fells. Yes, we pride ourselves on our award winning breakfast, using local award winning bacon and sausage from Clayton's Butcher in Ambleside, as well as free range eggs from Bannerigg Farm in... More 

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Additional Information about Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

Address: Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $99 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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