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Rotherham, Yorkshire
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A return visit for a long bank holiday weekend, couldn't have been better - great location, great room, great hosts, and great (award winning ;-)) breakfasts. If I had a niggle it would be the size of the bathroom but that can't be helped in most B&Bs and wouldn't stop us staying again or recommending it.

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sue and Jerry are wonderful hoasts...they called me by name as I entered the door. You cannot ask for the wrong thing at breakfast served by Jerry ..with humour.Attention to detail at breakfast table is second to none.Sue's breakfast was superb.room was spotless.

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

Thank you very much! We're pleased you enjoyed your first stay with us so much that you took the time to post such a positive review! Yes, we're famous for our award winning breakfast, and we're delighted you found it ''superb'', and your room to be ''spotless''. We hope to see you again soon! Remember to book direct on the... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On arrival we met our hosts Sue and Gerry they where so welcoming it was unreal we were shown to our themed room, we stayed in the Hawaiian Room This was very comfortable and spotlessly clean with tea and coffee facilities. This was the same for all the communal areas. Both Sue and Jerry offered help around local restaurants, walks... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a positive review! We're pleased you found the Hawaii room to be ''very comfortable and spotlessly clean'', and that you enjoyed your full English breakfast with excellent bacon and sausage from our local butcher in Ambleside. You made Sue smile when you said your eggs were ''cooked to perfection''... More 

Haverhill, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've stayed at a few B&B's and I can honestly say that this was best ever. My wife is very house proud and said that it was the cleanest she has been too. As said by others cannot ask for a better breakfast. Not enough days to try everything. Excellent value for money.

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Thank dennis47447
Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star rating! We're delighted that you found Compston House American-style B&B to be ''the cleanest B&B you have been to, with the best breakfast and excellent value for money''. We are pleased to have exceeded you expectations on your first visit, and hope to see you again soon. Remember to book direct on the Compston... More 

Southport
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I have just returned from another fantastic stay at Compston house,where you are always guaranteed a very warm welcome from the owners Sue & Jerry. We stayed in the in the Hawaii room which has wonderful views of the Loughrigg fells,it has a very comfortable bed which is very much welcome after a days walking,tea and coffee... 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! We're delighted when guests return to Compston House American-style B&B again and again.....and highlight the ''wonderful views, very comfortable bed, our new super fast fibre optic broadband, good selection of toiletries, and spotlessly clean facilities''. Yes, our award winning breakfast is meant to set you up for the... More 

Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed for one night as a last minute night away. The owners are really lovely & helpful without being intrusive. The rooms are simple but immaculate and with little extra touches which are nice. As everyone says... The breakfast is lovely & that includes the non American options too! This B&B is perfectly located in the... More 

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

We are pleased to know that we exceeded your expectations and that you would recommend us so highly to others. Thank you for highlighting our ''immaculate rooms', and lovely breakfast with lots of choice. Yes,we agree that Compston House American-style B&B is perfectly located in the centre of the wonderful village of Ambleside. And, our free parking means that you... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From from Sue and Jerry's welcome on arrival to the goodbyes when leaving everything was absolutely first class. The breakfasts are superb and Jerry finally convinced me to have an extra pancake! Ideally located for all the Lake District has to offer, we used the buses to get around.

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

It is particularly rewarding to read your comments that ''everything was absolutely first class'', and ''breakfasts are superb''. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay at Compston House American-style B&B, and that you took the time to write such a positive review on TripAdvisor. We look forward to your next visit! More 

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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Thank Louise P
Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a positive review on TripAdvisor! We're delighted you enjoyed a relaxing stay in the Maine room, which has a king size bed and a window seat overlooking the park and Loughrigg Fell. And, our award winning breakfast is a ''wow'', cooked fresh to your order each morning, using fresh, local ingredients including award winning bacon... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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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: $101 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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