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Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sue and Jerry are the most gracious and accommodating hosts! The breakfast is outstanding and the location is perfect. All the restaurant recommendations they gave us were outstanding. We can't wait to go back.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and could not find fault at Compston house. Jerry & Sue are brilliant hosts, the place is spotlessly clean & ideally located to take advantage of all Ambleside has to offer. The breakfasts are immense & set us up for the day. Plenty of food choices & combinations to suit any appetite, cooked to order... More 

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

Thank you for posting such a positive review about Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside! We're delighted you found our B&B to be ''spotlessly clean and ideally located''. And, our award winning breakfast ''set you up for the day''. Yes, there is plenty of choice of breakfast options, and you can have something different for breakfast each morning of your... More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you for saving us Sue and Jerry your guesthouse is superb as are you. So lovely, clean and friendly. The breakfast is outstanding as was the blueberry muffin, no wonder you won an award next time Jerry I shall have the pancakes. Thanks again for your hospitality hope to be back soon. Jackie & Stuart

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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 write such a lovely review about Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside. We're glad we were able to help! We're pleased you found our B&B to be ''superb, lovely, clean and friendly'', and are delighted you enjoyed the homemade blueberry muffins on Sunday as a special treat. And yes, feel free to order... More 

Scarborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights with parents. This is our second visit here add it was excellent the first time. The location is great being only a couple of minutes from the shops, restaurants, pubs and three cinemas!! Once again the owners were lovely and very helpful. The rooms are nicely furnished and clean and the breakfasts are very nice..... 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 bringing your parents with you this time! It was lovely to meet them and we're pleased you all enjoyed your weekend break. Yes, Compston House American-style B&B is in a great location, has ''nicely furnished and clean rooms'' and an award winning breakfast. And yes, there are fresh, homemade blueberry muffins as an extra... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my wife had a great time stopping at the Compston Guesthouse in Ambleside. Sue and Jerry were extremely welcoming and gave us some good local tips. The guesthouse is in an ideal central location in Ambleside. The American breakfast was superb. Would highly recommend this guesthouse to friends.

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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 about Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside. We're pleased you found our location to be ideal....yes, we're right in the centre of the wonderful village of Ambleside. Just a short stroll up the road to all the restaurants, shops, bistros, cinemas and pubs. And, we're pleased... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay in the centre of Ambleside (they provide you with a permit so parking is not a problem). Lovely clean room and amazing (huge) breakfast - be sure to try the blueberry pancakes and eggy bread with maple syrup, nom nom! Thanks Sue and Jerry! We'll be back to try the choc chip pancakes!!

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

We're delighted you enjoyed your first stay with us, especially our lovely clean room, free permit to use the local pay and display car parks, and our ''amazing'' award winning breakfast! Yes, there is an extensive breakfast menu here at Compston House American-style B&B, so you have an excellent range of choices from a variety of pancakes, to a full... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best place we have ever stayed in. Lovely welcome from the owners Sue and Jerry. The whole place was absolutely immaculate and the room we had was fabulous. It was spacious and beautifully set out with everything you need. The bed was dressed with a lovely fresh white duvet cover and cleanliness was second to none. The... More 

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

We're absolutely delighted to hear that you found Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside to be ''the best place we have ever stayed in''. We're pleased you enjoyed your ''fabulous, immaculate room, with cleanliness second to none'', and the ''amazing breakfast' And yes, there is free WiFi in all the rooms, as well as in the guest lounge. Thanks again... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time we have had the pleasure to stay here! Sue and jerry certainly go the extra mile to make you feel welcome. We had a very relaxing stay in a lovely room with probably the best choice and quality of breakfast we have had on any holiday! Hope to visit again next time we choose the lakes for a... More 

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

Thank you so much for highlighting your ''relaxing stay in a lovely room, with probably the best choice and quality of breakfast''. We're pleased you decided to visit us again, and we do our best to make guests feel welcome! We hope to see you soon for your third visit! Don't forget to book directly on the Compston House American-style... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for two nights on our way to Scotland.. Sue & Jerry are the perfect hosts.. Curteous & helpful.. Rooms are immaculate .. with hotel style soaps & shampoo! Be prepared for a big hearty American style breakfast ! With Sue's delicious pancakes.. No limit eat as much as you can ! Proper 5 star breakfast .. Served by the... More 

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

Thank you so much for posting such a positive review on TripAdvisor! We're pleased you enjoyed everything about your stay with us, including the ''immaculate rooms with hotel style soaps and shampoo'' and the ''5 star breakfast'' served by the ''cool'' Jerry! Yes, we're famous for our breakfast here at Compston House American-style B&B. You can order what you like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Received a text the day before checking in to say our room would be ready and if we required an early check in time. Arrived, parked in carpark just round the corner and checked in. Sue and Jerry gave us a lovely welcome and went over the usual keys for doors etc. Room was very clean and comfortable with fresh... More 

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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 that you thoroughly enjoyed your first stay with us! Yes, we offer a free early check-in from 11am to 1pm. Otherwise, check-in is available from 4pm to 7pm. If we know when you're coming, we do our best to make sure your room is ready for you. We're pleased you found... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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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: $98 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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