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Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Uncomplicated, good old fashioned hospitality and service. Clean & fresh 5 star + service at 2 star prices. Breakfast to set you up for the week!! Sue & Jerry made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend or return. Thank you so much!

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

We're delighted you enjoyed our hospitality and service, and felt that everything at Compston House American-style B&B was 5 star, but at far less than a 5 star price! We appreciate you recommending us to family and friends, as well as TripAdvisor readers, and hope to see you again in the near future.

Vire-Normandie, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only spent 2 nights here which was a shame but we were on our way home. Lovely room, comfy bed. Su & Jerry were really nice & welcoming. If you have a big appetite breakfast is amazing. Good location in the town easy walking distance to lots of good restaurants. The car permit they give is not only good...

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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 on TripAdvisor! Yes, Compston House is perfectly located in the centre of the wonderful village of Ambleside, with an easy stroll to all the restaurants, bistros, pubs, shops and cinemas that Ambleside has to offer. Yes, the free parking permit you received is good not only in...

Balerno
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic hosts, service and breakfasts. My single room (Pennsylvania) was great for me and all my motorbike gear and running stuff. Loved the free chocolates each time I went up or down the stairs. I must admit to ordering a little less breakfast as each one of my four day stay passed and I'm really not sure that all my...

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

Thank you so much Ian for taking the time to write all those kind words! Yes, the Pennsylvania room is our single room, with a single bed. It's en-suite with a shower and has a view of the park and Loughrigg Fell. Perfect for one person! We're so pleased you enjoyed your first stay at Compston House American-style B&B, and...

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose here to stay the weekend and was not disappointed. The hosts, Sue and Jerry, were very welcoming. The room and theme of the room was great. The breakfast was fantastic (American style pancakes cooked perfectly, not dry at all). Will definitely stay here again.

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

Thank you so much for all your kind words. We're pleased you enjoyed your weekend break at Compston House American-style B&B, especially the award winning breakfast! We're famous for our breakfasts, and everything is cooked up fresh to your order each morning (there is no need to pre-order your breakfast). In addition to the American-style pancakes, we also offer a...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via 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 11 March 2017

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...

manchester
Reviewed 4 March 2017 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 2 March 2017

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 26 February 2017

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...

Bebington
Reviewed 21 February 2017 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...

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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: ₹ 5,803 - ₹ 9,201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“All rooms are excellent”
annj432, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Florida Room is lovely”
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“Miami room largest room great views.”
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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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