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Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

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Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night while on business. On arrival we were warmly welcomed by Sue and Jerry. Sue escorted us to our room and took time out to show us around the B&B and the facilities on offer. We were in the Arizona room and everything was perfect, spotlessly clean and very comfortable. A very pleasant evening out in... More 

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

We're delighted you found everything to be ''perfect'' during your stay at Compston House American-style B&B! We do our best to make you feel comfortable and well taken care of, and we're pleased you enjoyed the ''spotlessly clean and very comfortable'' Arizona room, as well as a ''delicious breakfast cooked to perfection''. We hope to see you again soon. Remember... More 

newcastle,england
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights at the end of half term. First time in Ambleside after many b and b visits to Keswick. The place was lovely. Sue and Jerry were very nice and the rooms and food were lovely. Our hosts helped us with food choices and made sure we were sufficiently fed and watered at breakfast. Rooms nice... More 

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

It sounds like you had a wonderful time relaxing at Compston House American-style B&B and exploring Ambleside. It's a lovely little village, and we're right in the centre of things, yet quiet at night. Thank you so very much for your Five Star rating and all your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Colne, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sue and Jerry were brilliant, friendly but not overbearing and give the B&B a lovely chilled vibe. The free parking is brilliant not only in Ambleside but for other places too. The room was absolutely spotless, the bed comfy and overall peaceful during the night. The free chocolates on the stairs were hard to resist and a nice touch and... More 

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

We're delighted you found Compston House American-style B&B to be ''the Best B&B you'e stayed in for a long time''! And thank you so much for the excellent rating! It's nice to know that you made good use of the free permit to use the local pay and display car parks for free, as well as car parks in Windermere,... More 

1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The minute you enter the door sue and jerry are there to welcome you with their kind,bubbly personalities,the rooms are spotless,the wifi is great,the beds are really comfy! And last but not least the breakfasts are of course incredible with so much choice,jerry will make sure you are full up so you are set for the day! Overall-excellent stay,definitely returning.

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

Thank you so much for your 5 star rating! It's wonderful to know that we got everything right for you during your stay, with a spotless room, great WiFi (we've upgraded to the superfast fibre optic broadband), a comfy bed and ''incredible'' breakfast with lots of choice! We're so pleased you had an ''excellent'' stay, and look forward to your... More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yet again we were not disappointed one bit with our stay with the lovely Sue and Jerry. Cannot rate this place enough. From the very warm welcome to the lovely rooms and the award winning breakfasts. We were lucky enough to be there Sunday morning when Sue does her lovely Blueberry muffins. Gorgeous. See you both again soon Vinnie and... 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 write such a positive review about Compston House American-style B&B on TripAdvisor! We are delighted when guests return again, and enjoy our ''war welcome, lovely rooms and award winning breakfasts''. And yes, Sue makes homemade blueberry muffins (using fresh blueberries of course) on a Sunday morning. We hope to see you again soon! More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sue and jerry are the most welcoming of hosts, we have been two previous times and arriving on Wednesday it's like we have never been away. Every detail is perfect in every sense. Breakfast is outstanding every time and not to be missed. One of if not the best b&b you could visit in the U.K. If your considering ,... More 

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

We are thrilled that you found your third stay with us to be ''totally amazing'' and that you feel so comfortable here. Thank you for highlighting our ''outstanding breakfast''. We appreciate your superb recommendation to others, and hope to see you both again soon! More 

Liversedge, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My good lady and I stayed for three nights this week. I must admit I did think it was a little strange to have an American themed B&B in Cumbria, but it works very well indeed. The hospitality was excellent and the breakfasts even more so. The variety at breakfast is amazing and you certainly will not go hungry. Nothing... More 

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

We're so pleased we exceeded your expectations on your first stay with us, and that you found your three night stay to be ''fantastic''. It seems you liked everything from the hospitality, to the award winning breakfast, to the spacious, comfortable and clean Florida room. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was our second visit to Compston House this year! The reason why so many people keep returning here again and again is the special atmosphere with which Sue and Jerry have imbued this guest house. If you are looking for great care, cordiality,comfort, cleanliness, convenience and excellent cooking then this is the B&B for you! From the warm welcome... More 

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

We're delighted when guests return again and again to have a wonderful stay at Compston House American-style B&B! Yes, we are unique in our hospitality, comfort, cleanliness, convenience and cooking! Our rooms are individually styled, and our breakfasts ''lavish'' and award winning. Yes, we are well located in the centre of Ambleside....just minutes from all the wonderful things that Ambleside... More 

North East
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266 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

There are loads of b and b places in Ambleside, all competing for your £££. At Compston they do this through their theme (America - know anywhere else like it?), their breakfasts (truly delicious) and their welcome (friendly and helpful). I urge you to give it a go - this is a brilliantly distinctive place to stay. Five stars well... More 

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

Thank you so very much for the ''WOW''! We're delighted you found your first stay at Compston House American-style B&B to be excellent, with our ''truly delicious'' breakfasts. We appreciate your Five Star rating on TripAdvisor, and your high recommendation, and hope to see you again soon! More 

1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Sue and Jerry (fellow ex-New Yorkers I learned!) are super friendly and welcoming. They upgraded us to the "Florida" room, which was fabulous--clean, bright, spacious. Breakfast was amazing--high quality and plentiful. We stayed two nights and loved our experience. We will definitely return to do more hiking in the area (Jerry and Sue offered some great suggestions which we followed),... More 

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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 a 5 star review on TripAdvisor! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in the ''fabulous, clean, bright, spacious'' Florida room and that you found our award winning breakfast to be ''amazing''. We appreciate you recommending us to friends and family, and hope to see you again soon.... 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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: RM426 - RM600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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