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Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Yet, again another great weekend with Sue and Jerry. Great location. Good service and good rooms. Excellent breakfasts with lots to choose from to keep you going whilst your in the hills. Would highly recommend if your looking for a relaxing weekend away in the lakes. Thank you again for a great weekend. Jimmy and Karen

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

We are so pleased when guests return again and again to stay at Compston House American-style B&B! Our location is perfect, right in the centre of the wonderful little village of Ambleside, with your choice of local walks, restaurants, shops and cinemas. It's all here to make your relaxing break more enjoyable. And, we're delighted you enjoyed our award winning...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back after our third stay at Compston House and, as before, our stay was excellent. Our hosts Jerry and Sue were warm and friendly and went out of their way to make us feel welcome. Nothing was too much trouble. On arrival we were upgraded to Hawaii, a larger room which was warm, clean and comfortable, with a...

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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 third stay with us, this time in the Hawaii room, which was ''warm, clean and comfortable'' with lovely views of the park and Loughrigg fell. Yes, the Hawaii room comes with it's own personal car parking space too. We're famous for our award winning breakfast, and we're pleased...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at this lovely b and b in Ambleside. Sue and Jerry were very professional, extremely friendly, and nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was excellent,lovely varied menu & high quality produce .Rooms very nice,everything that you need is there .Highly recommended will definitely return .

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

We're so pleased that you found your stay at Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside to be ''Excellent''. Thank you for such a glowing recommendation on everything about your stay here, including the award winning breakfast with ''high quality produce'' (including proper butcher bacon and Cumberland sausage). We're delighted you found everything that you need here, and hope to see...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Compston House B&B for 3 nights at the end of February 2017. The B&B is so perfectly positioned just 2 minutes walk into town and with views over the fells. Sue and Jerry, the hosts, are very helpful and friendly. The room was spotless and well appointed, shower was very good. The breakfasts are the main draw...

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

Thank you for highlighting your experience at Compston House American-style B&B on TripAdvisor. Yes, our location is perfect, with all that the wonderful village of Ambleside has to offer just 2 minutes away. Yes, all our rooms have nice, relaxing views of the fells. We're famous for our award winning breakfast, with an extensive menu, all cooked up fresh to...

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week. The hosts are very welcoming and friendly. We had the smallest room but it was fine for our needs. The location is ideal for walking to the centre of town and for exploring the area, being a minute's walk from the public car park for which you are given a permit. The breakfasts are humongous...

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

Thank you for all your kind words. Yes, Compston House American-style B&B is ideally located....a short walk to all the restaurants and shops that Ambleside has to offer, as well as close to the local car park, which you receive a free permit for! We are famous for our award winning breakfasts. Big or small, we want to set you...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a 2 night break. We had such a lovely time at Compston House. Firstly Sue & Jerry are the warmest hosts and made us feel so very welcome . The breakfast was, simply put fantastic!!! I had eggy bread and bacon one morning and the famous pancakes the second day. My husband had cooked breakfast and wasn't...

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

Thank you so very much for all you're kind words! We're delighted you had a ''fabulous'' r stay in the Maine room, which has a great view of the park and Loughrigg fell, as well as a lovely window seat and king size bed. Yes, our larger rooms (Maine, Florida and Hawaii) come with their own personal parking space. The...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a short break at Compston House, without doubt the best b&b we've stayed in, we stayed in the Maine room which has the added bonus of a parking bay two minutes walk away, the room was clean,spacious and well equipped (wifi,tea,hairdryer etc). Sue and Jerry the owners were exceptional hosts and nothing was too much trouble, the...

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

We're so pleased you enjoyed your short break, and found your room to be ''clean, spacious, and well equipped''. Yes, our breakfast is freshly made to your order (there is no need to pre-order your breakfast), and you can choose what you like from the extensive menu. Compston House American-style B&B has a great location in the centre of the...

Reviewed 6 January 2017

A great location in the centre of Ambleside and with the added bonus of a parking permit, Compston House was a perfect find for us. It ticked all the boxes and the breakfast more than lived up to the reviews. Sue and Jerry are a great team and this is reflected in their hospitality.

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

We're delighted you enjoyed the ''great location and superb breakfast'' at Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside. Yes, our parking permits are an added bonus, allowing you to use the local pay and display car parks for FREE, as well as other car parks in the South Lakes, so you save quite a bit of money. We look forward to...

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

we stayed at compton house 1 week ago for 2 nights. the hosts were very friendly and welcoming. the room was the new york themed room which was warm clean and spacious. breakfast was fabulous and plentiful. location was in ambleside town.

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us! We're delighted you found the New York room to be ''warm, clean and spacious'' and the breakfasts to be ''fabulous and plentiful''. Yes, Compston House American-style B&B is located in the centre of the wonderful village of Ambleside.....close to all the restaurants, bistros, pubs, shops and cinemas that Ambleside has to offer....

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Our umpteenth stay at Compston House, over a 21 year period. Although Sue and Jerry are old friends everyone gets the same warm welcome. Nothing is too much trouble. Main selling points - car park pass for any of the car parks in Ambleside and further afield and the breakfasts - you really can have anything you want. Not your...

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

It's so rewarding for us when guests return to Compston House American-style B&B again and again over the years!! We're delighted you return for the award winning breakfasts (with proper home cured bacon and handmade Cumberland sausages from our local butcher in Ambleside), as well as the American-style service. We appreciate your business over the years, and your recommendation to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

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

Address: Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: RM365 - RM558 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“All rooms are different in size so check it meets your requirements.”
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“Florida is a nice spacious room at the top of the building.”
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“We stayed in the Texas room!”
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“Florida room at the top”
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“We stayed in the Florida room very spacious with two chairs and coffee table”
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