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Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Pool
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent bed and breakfast establishment in the heart of Ambleside, we stayed for six nights in April 2018 and were made most welcome by Meghan and John, who couldn't have done any more to make our stay so enjoyable. The breakfast, the cleanliness, the...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second visit to Compston House and I'm sure it won't be the last! We had a super 5-day break there and the new owners, Meg and John, made us feel most welcome. Breakfasts were AMAZING with a wonderful choice and the rooms...More

Thank EVE087
Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. To know that you thought your breakfasts were amazing means a great deal! We want our B&B to be the best it can be and to read comments like this and that you had a fantastic time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've had an amazing weekend and will definitely be returning. Newly refurbished rooms are excellent, breakfasts are best we've had (especially homemade blueberry muffins) . Meg and John are so welcoming and friendly and can't do enough to help you, you are in walking distance...More

Thank LandA5
Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in one of our newly refurbished rooms. It means a great deal to us to know we are heading in the right direction. Your comments regarding breakfast are fantastic, thank...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Compton Guest House is situated at the heart of Ambleside close to all the local amenities including pubs, restaurants, cafes, shops and cinema. It is the perfect location to base your stay. The guest house itself is just perfect! It’s warm welcome from owners Meg...More

Thank CRAFTYCAT
Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to host you both as always. We are both really glad you enjoyed your stay and breakfast with us and look forward to seeing you again soon! Thanks again! Meg and John

Reviewed 19 March 2018

Stayed for one night with friends to celebrate a birthday. Ideally located for Ambleside and surrounding areas, This B & B is comfortable, well maintained and spotlessly clean. Breakfast was amazing, fabulous choice and cooked to perfection. What makes this place special is the attention...More

Thank ladywigan
Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Reading this really made our day! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and your breakfast. It was an absolute pleasure to host you and really look forward to hosting you again for your next visit to...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$110 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$110 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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sharonlouis6
24 April 2017|
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Response from Compston | Property representative |
Yes, we are near public transportation. You can take a bus (a 10 minute ride) or taxi from the Windermere rail station to get to Ambleside. The lake is walking distance, We are in Ambleside town centre, so all the... More
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penelope h
10 October 2014|
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Response from Compston | Property representative |
Sorry, but we do not accept pets, as many people are allergic.
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